Here in Northern Virginia, we just had our first snow for the season (even though it is March!) so we are still thinking about these American Girl Doll ski's! If you like American Girl Doll crafting projects you will love this! You may a little adult help with cutting them out but it is tons of fun! Supplies: white foam core board two thin pieces of elastic (about 4 inches long each) scissors or box cutter with adult help ruler and pencil ...Continue Reading!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
Who does love sweets?! We sure love Italian gelato! Want to make a pretend sized one for your American Girl doll or teddy bear? Check out the tutorial right here! Supplies: green, red and white Crayola Model Magic Mini clear cup (you can use communion cups, or Dollar Tree and Party City sell small shot glass cups) tacky glue one small red bead or red pom pom How to Make: You can purchase the Crayola Model Magic at the craft store and sometimes WalMart. Start by forming 3 small balls...Continue Reading!