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Brownie Girl Scout Bugs Badge Ideas: Kids Cooking & Crafting Bugs Projects

said on June 5th, 2015 filed under: Cooking & Edible Crafting, Cooking with the Kiddos, Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing, Sewing Workshops, Summer Camp

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Summer is a great time for kids to explore some of the creepy crawlers in the ground and in the air!  We have a few fun craft and cooking idea for your Girl Scout Brownie troop to work towards your Bugs Badge.  You don't have to be a Girl Scout to enjoy these activities.  And hey if you have a little boy he may love these projects too! Read below to get some ideas and inspiration to work towards the Bugs Badge....Continue Reading!

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Kids Crafting Contest Alert: Win Our American Girl Doll Craft Kit or Paper Doll Craft Kit!

said on May 29th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Craft Fairs, Crafting

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We have a fun kids crafting contest for your this month!  If you participate you can win our 18'' Doll Party Crafting Kit or Paper Doll Crafting Kit. Check out the rules and requirements below to participate! Complete one of our crafts from our blog page!  It can be any post! Comment on the blog post article of the craft you completed.  Let us know your experience and what you enjoyed about it! E-mail us a cute photo of your daughter with her completed craft....Continue Reading!

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How to Craft Mini Smores For Your American Girl Doll or Teddy Bear

said on May 22nd, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Dolls, Teddy Bear Crafting

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Who loves smores?  We do and we bet your 18'' doll or favorite stuffed animal does too!  Learn how to make mini pretend smores below.   Supplies: Tan craft foam or tan felt cotton ball or 2 small white pom poms brown craft foam or brown felt tacky glue scissors         How to Make: This is a fun and easy craft to make with your friends!  Start by cutting out your graham crackers (tan foam) and chocolate (brown foam).  You can really do any size but we made our AG...Continue Reading!

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Playing the Past Junior Badge Girl Scout Craft Idea: Recycled Denim Jean Purses Eco Friendly Craft

said on May 17th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Sewing

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In some of our recent Girl Scout crafting classes here in Chantilly, Virginia we started making these adorable denim jean recycled purses! This is a great project to work towards your Girl Scout Playing the Past Junior badge!  Brownies this could be a fun idea for Its Your Planet Love It.  I am sure it can be worked into several journeys and badges!  This is eco friendly and a great way to re-use old jeans. Supplies: Jean pocket ribbon for your purse strap pony beads...Continue Reading!

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American Girl Doll Craft Tutorial: Mini Campfire

said on May 11th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Craft Kits, Crafting, Dolls, Teddy Bear Crafting

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Camping season is finally here and we have a great American Girl Doll or Teddy Bear sized craft for you! See below to make a mini fire pit for your favorite doll or stuffed animal...or just for fun!  You only need a few supplies.   Cupcakes and Lace Mini Fire Pit Supplies: Small piece of cardboard or card stock paper for the base of the fire small rocks (can buy these at Dollar Tree) or find a local creek or stream! yellow, orange, and/or red tissue...Continue Reading!

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Our Favorite Online Fabric Shops For Kid and Adult Sewers!

said on May 5th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Sewing Workshops

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace we are always buying fabrics for our year-round kids sewing classes and summer camps! Many times the girls and parents ask where we get our awesome fabrics so we wanted to share with you.  We have includes some of our favorite  fabrics shops in this post. We also love to purchase vintage fabrics from flea markets, and yard sales.  Joann Fabrics is always a good local place to shop for fabric as well.  There is an amazing...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Nations Capital Annual 2015 Meeting & First Ever STEaM Maker Day! & DIY Pet Rocks Craft!

said on April 28th, 2015 filed under: Craft Fairs, Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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A few days ago Cupcakes and Lace participated for the second time at the Girl Scouts of the Nations Capital Annual Meeting and Maker Day for 2015! Cupcakes and Lace is an official program partner with GSCNC.  We had a fun time meeting tons of leaders and  moms during the morning event.  We had a booth at the meeting (along with some other local businesses that offer programs to Girl Scouts in our area).  That day we found out that GSCNC...Continue Reading!

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Girl Scout Troops End of the Year Party Idea: Patch Kit Programs! Daisy, Brownie & Juniors!

said on April 24th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits

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We know many Girl Scout troops are getting ready to finish off their Girl Scouting year before summer starts! When you are planning your end of the year events, bridging ceremonies, and parties don't forget our original patch kits!  This would be an excellent way to celebrate the end of the Girl Scouting season and the girls would earn a fun patch. Each kit comes with beautiful images and thought out directions, requirements and patterns for crafts.  During completion of each patch...Continue Reading!

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Sewing, Crafting & Cooking Summer Camps For Girls In Chantilly, Virginia!

said on April 23rd, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Cooking with the Kiddos, Crafting, Dolls, Girl Scout, Sewing, Sewing Workshops, Summer Camp

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For all you local Northern Virginia readers our Summer Camps for girls in Chantilly, Virginia are up on the website! We have tons of amazing camps lined up this year.  If you are a Girl Scout come earn some badges like in our Junior Simple Meals Badge (cooking alert!), or our Brownie Stuffed Animal Sewing Camp (earn 2 badges!). If you enjoy making miniature items or love American Girl Dolls these are the camps for you!  We have many different 18'' Doll Crafting...Continue Reading!

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Sew Your Own Earth Day Inspired Pillow: Kids Sewing Project Idea

said on April 22nd, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Sewing, Sewing Workshops

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Today is Earth Day!  At our after school class at Arcola Elementary in Aldie, Virginia we showed the girls how to sew the cutest globe pillows. We used a pretty blue cotton fabric for the circle globe shape.  We cut a circle about 12 by 12 inches.  Then the girls sewed the globe right sides together and a little hole.  We turned right side out and stuffed it up with pillow fluff!  Next we hand stitched up the opening. The best part...Continue Reading!

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