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Kids Sewing Project Idea: Cute Monster Babies & Mini Baby Carriages-Dollar Tree Craft

said on April 5th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Dolls, Sewing

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In one of our recent after school sewing classes here in Aldie, Virginia we taught the girls how to make mini monster babies! This is a fun project to make with your little sewer or at your child's next birthday party!  The best part about this craft is how inexpensive it is!  Most of these supplies are from Dollar Tree.  Most Dollar Trees even sell felt packs and googley eyes...so you could most likely get all of the supplies from the store. Supplies: small...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Junior Drawing Badge Ideas & Projects: Also Brownie Painting Badge Ideas

said on March 29th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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At our sewing and crafting studio for kids in Aldie, Virginia we recently hosted a Junior Drawing badge for a local GSCNC troop! If you are local and interested in earning this badge with us let us know!  We would love to schedule a private troop workshop.  We are official premier program partners with our council GSCNC. If you are not local we have some ideas to share with you that may help you teach the girls the drawing badge. NOTE: We thought...Continue Reading!

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Make Your Own American Girl Doll Yoga Mat

said on March 20th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas

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We recently hosted a super fun American Girl Doll Yoga & Spa themed crafting class!  The girls loved doing yoga poses alongside their AG dolls so we wanted to share the idea with you. AG Doll Yoga Mat: Real adult size yoga mat cut to about 18 inches long by 12 inches inches wide (we found one big yoga mat for $5 from 5 Below and you can get 6 doll sized mats out of one big one)     Make It: If you are doing this...Continue Reading!

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DIY American Girl Doll Bathtub Craft

said on March 17th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas

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Does your American Girl doll need a little relaxation?  Craft her an awesome bath tub! Supplies: silver baking tray (we found ours from Dollar Tree) gems/stones (from Michaels in a big tub) assorted craft materials for the bath accessories:  craft foam, Crayola model magic, mini plastic baggies, sponges, washcloths, mini clear containers/bottles etc. scissors, tacky glue, markers etc. Make It! We gave the girls individual cups of the gems and stones so they all had their own.  They used them to embellish the tub on the edges!...Continue Reading!

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DIY Bath Salt Recipe For Kids: Spa Birthday Party or Girl Scout Spa Event Ideas

said on March 15th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Science Experiments/Potions

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We recently hosted a spa class at our studio in Aldie, Virginia and the girls loved making these bath salts! Check out our recipe below to make some of your own!  This is an easy recipe to use at a spa birthday party or spa themed Girl Scout event.  Grab some paper bags or plastic bags and the girls get to make their own "take-home" bag! Supplies: Epsom Salt (2 cups per girl) table salt or kosher salt (2 spoonfuls per girl) baking soda (2 spoonfuls...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Sew For Service Project: DIY Dog Heating Pads For Animal Shelter Donations

said on February 29th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing, Volunteer/Service Project

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We recently hosted a really fun animal themed sewing and crafting class for a local GSCNC Daisy Girl Scout troop near our studio here in Aldie, Virginia! The girls learned how to hand sew and each made themselves a small kitty cat stuffed animal to take home.  Since the girls are working on their animal journey we thought it would be fun to work together and sew two dog heating pads to be donated to a local animal shelter.  So we did...Continue Reading!

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St. Patrick’s Day Kids Craft: Mini Green Drink: Girl Scout SWAP Idea Too!

said on February 20th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Girl Scout

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St. Patty's Day is coming up and we have a very fun craft for you to make!  This miniature green pretend drink is perfect size for your American Girl Doll.  It also doubles as a fun SWAP idea.  Hot glue a safety pin on it and you are good to go!   Supplies: small cup (these clear cups are communion cups and you can get them in bulk on Amazon...also Party City carries slightly bigger shot glass size cups) tacky glue scissors small piece of green...Continue Reading!

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Kids Easter Spring Crafts: Mini Bunny House & Miniature Furniture Crafting Projects

said on February 19th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Recycled Crafting

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We recently had a Mini Bunny Hutch Crafting Class at our studio here in Aldie, Virginia.  We thought it would be fun to share this idea with others!  This is great for spring and Easter themed parties, Girl Scout meetings or home school activities. You can get really creative with this project and use just about anything!  We went to Dollar Tree, World Market and OrientalTrading.com and scored a bunch of crafting goodies.  Another idea is to integrate recycled materials into...Continue Reading!

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Custom Made Girl Scout Inspired Thin Mint & Samoa Pillows: Thin Mint Sprint Pillow Stuffed Animals

said on January 28th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing

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We recently were asking by some troop leaders from Girl Scouts of Central Texas to create four custom Thin Mint pillows for an upcoming Girl Scout Thin Mint Sprint Event they had. We were given their Thin Mint Sprint logo they created and asked to make something similar (had the green sweatband and the "2016" etc.) If you have an upcoming Girl Scout cookie themed event we can try to work with you to create custom handmade Thin Mint or Samoa pillows!...Continue Reading!

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Miniature Paint Palette Craft: Add On Activity For Girl Scout Brownie Painter Badge

said on January 28th, 2016 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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Working on your Girl Scout Painter Brownie badge?  (This makes a great add on for that badge!)  Love making mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Enjoy anything art related?  Then you will love this mini sized pretend paint palette tutorial below!  You can also buy the mini paint palette like we have in the photo.  We found ours at Michaels in the $1.50 bin.  It came with 3 mini canvas each (they were not actual canvas but thin cardboard)....Continue Reading!

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