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C&L Prairie Fun Patch- Girl Scout Craft Ideas & Little House on the Prairie Party Inspiration

said on March 17th, 2014 filed under: Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits

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Our original Prairie Fun Patch Kit is the perfect Girl Scout troop activity or fun party idea! Are you looking for a fun and educational activity for your troop?  Maybe your a crafty mom hosting a Little House on the Prairie birthday party for your daughter?  Looking into summer camp activities for your upcoming camp programming? We designed and developed our own Cupcakes and Lace Prairie Fun Patch Kit that you will love!  At one of our recent live workshops here in Chantilly,...Continue Reading!

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Girls Neon Jewelry Craft Idea! Great For Girl Scout Jeweler Junior Badge!

said on March 11th, 2014 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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At one of our recent Girl Scout badge workshops in Chantilly, Virginia we taught the girls how to earn their Jeweler badge! We made tons of fun accessories and even a really cool animal figurine jewelry holder (Check out the tutorial right here to make one!).  The girls favorite project was this awesome neon necklace.  Try making one for yourself! Neon Wooden Bead Necklace Supplies: 4 neon colors of acrylic paint paintbrush wooden beads (you can find these at a craft store) blue painters tape string (we...Continue Reading!

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DIY Animal Figurine Jewelry Holder/Hanger…Great Idea for Junior Girl Scout Jeweler Badge!

said on March 3rd, 2014 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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At our recent Jeweler Junior Badge Workshop in Chantilly, Virginia we showed the Junior Girl Scouts how to make a really unique jewelry hanger/holder! We have some directions for you to make one at home or with your Girl Scout troop.  The best part about this craft it that you can really use your imagination and any colors you want! Hey, you can even do dinosaur figurines instead of animals!       Cupcakes and Lace Animal Jewelry Holder Supplies: plastic animal figurines (got a big tub from...Continue Reading!

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Craft & Activity Ideas For Animal Habitats Junior Girl Scout Badge

said on February 4th, 2014 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Sewing, Sewing Workshops

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Hey Girl Scout leaders!  Looking for some project and activity ideas for the Animal Habitats Junior badge? We recently held a Animal Habitats Junior Badge Workshop in Chantilly, Virginia.  The girls enjoyed a fun 'No School' day crafting, learning about animals, and also machine sewing!  See below for some ideas and inspiration for working towards this badge. IDEAS FOR WORKING ON STEP 1  AND STEP 2 REQUIREMENTS: For step 1 I had the girls talk about what animal are native to our area....Continue Reading!

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Craft Your Own Homemade Lip Gloss (with cute edible gold hearts!)

said on January 31st, 2014 filed under: Cooking & Edible Crafting, Girl Scout, Science Experiments/Potions

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Looking for a fun craft to make for your daughters Spa themed birthday party? Try making this homemade pink glitter hearts lipgloss!  This is a great party craft idea, Girl Scout troop activity, summer camp craft or for bridal shower party favors.  The best part about this activity is that it only take a few supplies. Cupcakes and Lace Lip Gloss Ingredients: petroleum jelly small clear containers (we got these awesome hearts from Hobby Lobby for 99 cents each) Wilton brand edible pink shimmer icing...Continue Reading!

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VIDEO: Craft A Retro Pet Rock Family! Idea For GS Playing the Past Junior Badge

said on January 15th, 2014 filed under: Crafting, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

Check out this video tutorial below to see how to craft a pet rock family! This craft is a great idea for Girl Scout Juniors to work towards their Playing the Past badge or a GS journey. Cupcakes and Lace offers unique and original Sewing and Craft Kits, Patch Kits,  Sewing, Crafting, Doll Workshops, Badge Workshops for Girl Scouts and Birthday and Special Event Parties.Continue Reading!

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Santa’s Elves Toymaker Junior Badge Workshop

said on December 16th, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits, Recycled Crafting

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Santa's little Girl Scout elves earned their 1960's retro Toymaker Junior badge at one of our recent winter classes in Chantilly, Virginia! Since Christmas is right around the corner we decided to put a whimsical holiday spin on this Toymaker badge.  We discovered these awesome retro 1960's Girl Scout badges from Ebay. This badge is similar to the newly retired Toymaker.  The girls got to see dolls and toys from around the world as well as playing a "guess that toy and...Continue Reading!

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Turn a $1 Store “Barbie” into a cute Native American Barbie! Craft Ideas for Girl Scout Badges!

said on November 19th, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops

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In one of our recent Girl Scout Badge Workshops here in Chantilly, Virginia we helped the Brownies earn their super fun retro Indian Lore badge! Since we stocked up on some of the really unique 'council own' badges before the GSUSA badge change we decided to have a "Pioneers and Native American Day"!  The first workshop was Indian Lore and the second was Little House on the Prairie. These Indian Lore badges are from Virginia Skyline but are no longer being produced. However,...Continue Reading!

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Harry Potter Wizarding Brownie Girl Scout Class-In Westfield New Jersey- November 9, 2013!

said on October 31st, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits

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We have a really fun Girl Scout Brownie Badge coming up on November 9th in Westfield, New Jersey! If you are a Girl Scout brownie leader or mom check out this Harry Potter Wizardry workshop! The brownie girls will be earning their Science Wizardry badge with a Harry potter twist. We will encourage the girls to pretend they are in Professor Snapes Potions class while we conduct hands on science experiments with them. They will also be able to craft up tons...Continue Reading!

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Recycled Sewing Craft! Turn $1 Store Sock Into A Stuffed Animal!

said on October 22nd, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Recycled Crafting, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Sewing Workshops

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace we love to recycle, re-use and invent new crafting projects using everyday materials! At one of our recent Halloween themed sewing classes in Northern Virginia, we taught the girls how to make the cutest monster stuffed animals!  We purchases assorted size socks from the $1 Spot at Target (or you can go to the Dollar Tree or any doll store!).  For the baby Frankenstein we used the 0-3 month old sock and cut the bottom off....Continue Reading!

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