Devon’s Workshops Category
If you are a Junior Girl Scout troop looking for fun activities to earn this Jeweler badge then try out this fun necklace! Supplies: yarn in desired colors scissors wooden beads/paint/paintbrush/painters tape (to learn how to make the painted beads click here) jewelry string Make It! Start by cutting your yarn or use the small packs of yarn like we had. We use 4 packs. You can make the pom pom as big or as small as you like. Stack the yarn...Continue Reading!
Do you love Rapunzel and your American Girl Dolls? Learn how to make this awesome Tangled inspired braid and floral crown! Try this craft at your next Tangled party or American Girl Doll inspired party! Supplies: thick yellow yarn scissors small faux flowers (we bought these awesome little flowers from the wedding section at JoAnn Fabrics because they have wire on them and the kids can easily tie them onto the braid) hair tie (you can buy a big pack from Dollar...Continue Reading!
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!
Looking for a fun birthday party for your little crafter? At one of our recent summer camps here in Aldie, Virginia we made little beach scenes for cute little teddy bears! We purchased this teddy bears in a pack from Oriental Trading. You can also get them on Amazon. They are usually a 12 pack for about $13. These would make a great party activity and favor for the kiddos! Some party ideas for making mini items for the teddy: We made little...Continue Reading!
We wanted to share these adorable felt food plushies we taught the girls to make at a recent sewing class here in Aldie, Virginia. We made our own patterns ahead of time with poster board. You can really make these any size. Poster board patterns are great for kids because they are sturdy and easy for them to trace onto the fabric. The possibilities are endless with felt veggies and junk food! We created Popsicle, donuts, carrots, broccoli, cauliflower and french fries....Continue Reading!
Rainbow sprinkle candles are so colorful, and fun to make! Check out this tutorial below to learn how to make one for yourself or with your kiddos! This would be a great idea to do if your Girl Scout troop is working towards their Playing the Past Junior badge. Or the Cadette or Senior Girls would love this! You can really use any color sprinkles and we also tried out glitter (as a substitute and it worked great! What You Need: about...Continue Reading!
Cupcakes and Lace just made 'premier' Program Partners for Girl Scouts Nations Capital council! We are super excited! We have been partners with the council for several years but recently made the premier status! If you are a local Girl Scout troop we would love to have your troop in for a private troop workshop. We can do workshops for Daisys all the way to Cadettes. If you contact us we can send you a list of what badge workshops,...Continue Reading!
Inspired by one of our recent kids sewing & crafting classes in Northern Virginia we whipped up some yummy (and adorable!) minion chocolate treats! We wanted to share the idea with you. See below to make some at your house, for a minion party or at your next Girl Scout meeting! What you will need: Wilton Chocolate Melts (yellow and blue) edible googley eyes Minion candy (see picture below-found at Michaels, AC Moore or JoAnns) Waffle square shaped pretelzs (you could use circle instead) microwave safe...Continue Reading!
Running out of fun ideas to do with your Girl Scout troop? We have a few things in mind! Girl Scout Cookie Pillows: If you know how to sew this is a super fun sewing project to do: Samoa and Thin Mint stuffed animal pillows! The pillows we make in our sewing classes are about 12 inches by 12 inches. You can pre-cut the circles then have the girls sew and stuff! Then have scrap fabrics and embellishments ready for them...Continue Reading!
In one of our recent sewing camps for kids in Chantilly, Virginia we taught the girls to sew some cute food stuffed animals! Want to make a pretend and delicious hot dog meal? See below for some sewing inspiration! If you know how to hand sew or have someone who can teach you this is a great project! After you hand sew the hot dog you can use hot glue (with adult help) to make the bun, ketchup, mustard and fries! Add...Continue Reading!