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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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Girl Scout Junior Badge Making Memories Scrapbooking Badge

said on July 12th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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In a recent private Girl Scout troop workshops here in Northern Virginia we helped a Washington DC troop earn the Making Memories badge with a scrapbook theme! We think this is a great retired badge (they are still currently available on GSUSA!) and make a super fun activity for your troop.  If you are local come to our studio and we can help you earn this badge. If you are not local you can do this on your own.  You can get some...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Junior Gardener Badge Project Ideas: Broccoli Plushie, Sewing Gardening Apron & More

said on July 10th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Nature Crafting

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We recently had a great time with some awesome Junior Girl Scouts at our Secret Garden Sewing, Crafting & Gardening Camp in Aldie, Virginia!  They earned their Gardener Badge and the retro Sew Simple badge too! We wanted to provide ideas for Girl Scout leaders and moms who are helping their troop earn the Gardener badge.  We like putting a different twist on it by adding some sewing projects in.  Here are some ideas and tips. SEWING PROJECT WITH A GARDENING THEME:...Continue Reading!

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American Girl Doll Craft: Camping Tent

said on July 1st, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Dolls, Recycled Crafting

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We have the best summer craft for you to make for your American Girl Doll or 18'' Doll...a camping tent! See below to make one for your doll! Cupcakes and Lace AG Doll Tent Supplies:   one new flat cardboard box (we bought these from WalMart for about $1.5o each...make sure to get the larger size) duck tape (we used the smores printed duck tape!) paint/markets/stickers etc. to decorate the sides of your tent box cutter for adult use to pre-cut the flaps off fabric for the flaps...Continue Reading!

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