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DIY Rose Gold Cut Gem Bracelets: Jeweler Junior Girl Scout Badge Craft Project

said on March 1st, 2017 filed under: Crafting, DIY Girls Jewelry, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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We love these beautiful rose gold and cut gem bracelets and want to show you how to make some on your own! These would be a great project when working towards your Jeweler Junior badge or even as gifts (kids and adults!). Supplies: 5 yard roll of rose gold bendable  aluminum metal wire (found in jewelry section of craft store..) jewelry tools thin jewelry wire Sedona brand cut gems with two holes on the side (also found in jewelry section)       Lets Make It! ...Continue Reading!

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American Girl Doll Emoji Bed: Recycled Craft

said on November 7th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Birthday Parties, Crafting

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We recently hosted a really fun Emoji themed American Girl Doll Crafting Class here in Aldie, Virginia! We taught the girls how to hand sew mini pillow and Emoji plushies for their 18'' dolls, crafted mini breakfast in bed trays (complete with bacon and eggs!), and even made a doll bed!   This doll bed is inexpensive, recycled and super fun to make! Supplies: 18'' long size box (we got ours from Costco in recycled section...they are pepper boxes) duck tape scissors stickers, Emoji...Continue Reading!

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DIY Tangled Rapunzel Inspired Lantern: Disney Kids Craft

said on November 2nd, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Birthday Parties, Crafting

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Here in Aldie, Virginia we have a weekly American Girl Doll Crafting Class (after school class!) at a local school!  The theme is Disney and this week was Tangled Rapunzel. The girls LOVED making the Rapunzel braid and floral crown as well as this light up lantern! Check out our tutorial below to make your own Tangled inspired lantern!  This is great for a Tangled party or any little girl that loves Disney!  Hey it also make a great lantern for your...Continue Reading!

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Little House on the Prairie Mini Covered Wagon Craft For Kids: Prairie Fun Patch Kit For Girl Scouts

said on September 19th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits, Recycled Crafting

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Here is Northern Virginia at our Aldie studio, we hold private troop workshops for Girl Scouts.  We recently held a Little House on the Prairie Class and the girls earned out Prairie Fun Patch! If you would like your troop to earn this fun patch you can get them right here!  You don't have to be in our local area to enjoy our craft kits. Also if you like Little House on the Prairie or enjoy the pioneer times why not make...Continue Reading!

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Mini Star Wars R2D2 Kids Sewing Plushie Craft: Perfect AG Doll Size too!

said on September 19th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Sewing, Sewing Workshops

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If you love Star Wars you will enjoy our mini R2D2 mini plushie! Just a few supplies and you can make your own.  This also make a perfect R2D2 size for your American Girl Doll! Supplies: white felt (one piece cut about 16 inches long by 5 inches wide) white felt for arms etc.  (sizes vary depending on how you create it!) fabric markers one Styrofoam cup white thread and needle (for hand sewing the plushie) poly fiber fill glue gun with...Continue Reading!

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Snow White Disney Villain Evil Queen Red Apple Treat Snack: Birthday Party Activity

said on September 19th, 2016 filed under: Cooking & Edible Crafting, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Summer Camp

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We have a really fun Disney Villain themed birthday idea!  Its edible too!  Learn how to make the Evil Queen/Witch red apple treats! Supplies: jumbo marshmallows red icing (we just used food coloring to die vanilla icing small pretzel sticks green icing gel red sprinkles cardboard straws or lollipop sticks Make It: Start by putting the straws into the bottom of the marshmallows. After you dye the icing start to ice the marshmallows. Roll the marshmallows into the red sprinkles.  Make sure...Continue Reading!

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American Girl Doll Craft Tutorial: Star Wars Princess Leia Hair Buns

said on September 2nd, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas, Summer Camp

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In one of our summer camps this past summer we had a Star Wars themed American Girl Doll crafting day!  Want to make mini Princess Leia hair buns for your doll too?  Check out the instructions below! Supplies: thick brown yarn roughly about 8-10 inches long (we found this colored yarn at JoAnn Fabrics that was the closest color to her hair) scissors hot glue gun (with adult help!) 4 inch brown felt circle (you can just buy the felt squares...Continue Reading!

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DIY Mini Fairy Garden Kids Crafting Art Project

said on August 5th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas, Patch Kits, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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In one of our recent summer camps we taught our students how to make a miniature Fairy Garden Village!  See below for some ideas on how to make your own! You can purchase most of these supplies at Dollar Tree and Michaels.  Dollar Tree has assorted moss, sand, rocks, shells etc.  So this project is very inexpensive! Fairy Garden Supplies: one big cardboard box (we got pepper boxes for free from Costco) duct tape paint and brushes scissors/markers/tacky glue etc. assorted moss sand mini clothespins and yarn (make a...Continue Reading!

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How To Earn Girl Scout Brownie Painter Badge Project Activities & Wayne Thiebaud Craft Ideas

said on July 29th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Summer Camp

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At our studio in Aldie, Virginia we recently held a Painting and Baking Camp for an awesome group of Girl Scout Brownies! We wanted to share some ideas and projects for helping you earn your Painter Brownie badge.  The girls LOVED the baking twist we put on this badge.  We did this in one day camp so you may want to do so in a few meetings if you don't have time for an all day activity.  Obviously you can skip...Continue Reading!

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Kids Recycled Box Craft: American Girl Doll Grace’s Parisian Bakery

said on July 18th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Recycled Crafting

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Do you love crafting mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Love Grace?  We have some awesome inspiration to get you started on making a Grace themed Paris bakery stand for your 18'' doll! You just need a box that has an open back so it looks like a bakery stand, a good imagination, some creativity and assorted craft supplies!  Use duck tape or paint to cover the box.  Embellish with stickers, gems and more!  Make mini bakery foods like:  french...Continue Reading!

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