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Playing the Past Junior Badge Girl Scout Crafting & Activity Ideas

said on July 17th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits, Recycled Crafting, Sewing

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Have a Junior Girl Scout troop that is working towards your Playing the Past badge? We have some ideas you might enjoy! First you need to pick a theme or era/decade for Playing the Past to narrow down your ideas. We have done this badge in many of our Girl Scout badge workshops.  One idea we love to do a 1970's theme!  If you choose this decade you could craft pet rocks with the girls...these are always a big hit.  Especially if you do...Continue Reading!

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Rainbow Pancake Kids Cooking Recipe: Simple Meals Junior Girl Scout Badge Idea

said on June 27th, 2015 filed under: Cooking & Edible Crafting, Cooking with the Kiddos, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Summer Camp

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We recently cooked rainbow pancakes in one of our summer camps here in Chantilly, Virginia! What fun!  This is a fun twist to traditional pancakes.  This is also a great activity to use when working towards your Junior Girl Scout Simple Meals badge.   Ingredients: box of pancake mix food coloring (we love the Wilton gel food coloring!  Can get at WalMart, JoAnn Fabrics, or craft store) tons of bowls spoons griddle or frying pan on stove spatula tons of plates measuring cups How to Make: Mix the pancakes in a big bowl...Continue Reading!

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Follow Us For Free Kids Crafting, Sewing & Girl Scout Badge Ideas!

said on June 15th, 2015 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Birthday Parties, Crafting, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Summer Camp

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Hey Everyone!  If you don't already follow us on all of our social medial outlets then you are missing out! We have tons of free kids crafting projects, sewing inspiration, Girl Scout projects, pictures and tutorials on all of our pages.  For locals we put up cute photos of your girls having a blast in classes and camps. Our Pinterest page is a great resource for all things kids!  We have tons of boards and pins to get your creative juices flowing. Check...Continue Reading!

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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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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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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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Girl Scout Jeweler Junior Badge Crafting Ideas

said on April 16th, 2015 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, DIY Girls Jewelry, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Nature Crafting

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This spring we have been hosting several Jeweler Junior Badge workshops here in Chantilly, Virginia! We wanted to give those of you who are not local (locals can benefit too!) the chance to use some of our ideas at your own Girl Scout meeting or Jeweler crafting time.  See the ideas below to work towards your Jeweler badge. Animal Figurine Jewelry Stand/Hanger!  We recently put a spin on one of our older posts...You can check out that post HERE to make one...Continue Reading!

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Janome Sew Mini 10 Stitch Fast Lane Fuschia Sewing Machine For Kids: Sewing Machine Review and Recommendation

said on April 10th, 2015 filed under: Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Sewing, Sewing Workshops

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Janome Sew Mini 10 Stitch Color Sewing Machines are a great machine for any beginner sewer...especially kids! Here at our Cupcakes and Lace sewing studio for young girls in Chantilly, Virginia we have been using the Janome Sew Mini 2 Stitch Sewing Machine for about 8 years now!  First off we would like to mention that this machine IS NOT A TOY.  This is a great beginner machine and we use them in all of our sewing classes for girls in...Continue Reading!

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