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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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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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DIY Terrarium Craft For Kids: Project Idea for Girl Scout Junior Gardener Badge

said on June 25th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Nature Crafting, Summer Camp

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In one of our recent summer camps for girls here in Aldie, Virginia the Junior Girl Scouts earned their Gardener badge by completing several fun outdoor projects and sewing gardening themed items too! Our DIY Kids Terrarium Craft is awesome for a birthday party, project idea when earning the Gardener GS Junior badge, or just a fun summer activity to do with the kiddos. We got most of the supplies from the Dollar Tree and Michaels (so it is pretty inexpensive to...Continue Reading!

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DIY Girl Scout Jeweler Junior Badge Craft: Recycled Sewing Thread Spool & Button Necklace

said on May 28th, 2016 filed under: Crafting, DIY Girls Jewelry, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Sewing

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If you are a Junior Girl Scout troop working on your Jeweler Junior badge we have a great activity for you!  This cool thread spool necklace is also a great way to recycled thread spool and use buttons in a unique way!  Plus it is pretty inexpensive and not messy. Supplies: buttons!  any colors and sizes thread spool  any size and color washi tape necklace string (make sure it is thin enough to fit through the button holes) Make It:   First we decorated our thread spools...Continue Reading!

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Miniature Teddy Bear Beach Surfboard & Camera: Kids Crafts For Stuffed Animals & Barbies

said on May 15th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Teddy Bear Crafting

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Summer is almost here and why not celebrate by making mini beach themed items for miniature stuffed animals like this cute teddy bear! Moms, this is a great activity to do as a birthday party or just to beat the summer heat. You can purchase this teddy's in bulk on Oriental Trading or Amazon. Hey, if you want to make even more mini teddy beach themed items check out this post too!     Mini Surfboard & Camera Supplies: Mini cardstock sheet with cameras on it...Continue Reading!

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Kids Crafts: Mini Teddy Bear Beach Inspired Scene & Mini Grill & Hamburgers

said on May 10th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Teddy Bear Crafting

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We host a really fun Mini Teddy Bear Beach Crafting party here in Loudoun County Virginia (Aldie) for crafty kiddos!  We wanted to share a few DIY posts on how to make some mini beach theme items for your mini stuffed animals. Hey, this is a great party idea to do at home.  You can get these little teddy bears for about $12-$15 for a dozen of them.  We get ours from Oriental Trading and Amazon. See below to make the mini...Continue Reading!

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Kids Sewing Birthday Parties In Northern Virginia: Aldie Virginia, Loudoun County

said on April 15th, 2016 filed under: Birthday Parties, Crafting, Events & Party Ideas, Sewing

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Are you looking for a fun and unique birthday party for your daughter?  Come to our sewing studio in Aldie, Virginia and celebrate your big day by learning to sew! Girls in 2nd grade and up can experience one of our sewing parties!  The younger girls can learn hand sewing techniques and make some groovy owl plushies.  The older girls (4th grade and up) can learn how to work the sewing machine and choose from several themes like Emoji pillows, skirts,...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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