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Cupcakes and Lace Craft/Sewing/Girl Scout Summer Camps in Northern Virginia: Thanks For A Great Summer!

said on August 26th, 2014 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Birthday Parties, Craft Fairs, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Events & Party Ideas, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Patch Kits, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Sewing Workshops, Summer Camp, Teddy Bear Crafting

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Cupcakes and Lace Summer Camps are officially over for summer 2014! We had such a great camp season and are sad that it is over!  We had Girl Scouts from GSCNC earning tons of badges throughout the summer such as:  Dinosaur, Cosmic Adventures, Jeweler, Art in the Home, Dairy Delights, Science Wizardry and more!  We sewed up some amazing dresses, skirts, tote bags, tank tops, wall organizers, and stuffed animals too.  We made miniature items for our American girl dolls and...Continue Reading!

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Craft An American Girl Doll Sofa-Made From A Recycled Cardboard Box!

said on August 18th, 2014 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp, Teddy Bear Crafting

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Lets craft an American Girl or 18'' Doll/Teddy Bear sized sofa!  Grab a box, scissors and some duck tape! Cupcakes and Lace Doll Sofa Supplies: cardboard box (The vitamin boxes have the perfect shape for the sofa but you can use anything.  We found these boxes at Costco or BJ's). duck tape scissors bubble wrap (or batting, or fabric scraps, orsmall recycled boxes) for the "cushions" fabric scraps (we used fleece scraps and cut them to the size of the bottom of the box...then made "no sew"...Continue Reading!

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Felt Food: Sew & Craft A Mini Pizza Monster Stuffed Animal

said on August 15th, 2014 filed under: Devon's Workshops, Sewing, Sewing Kits, Sewing Workshops, Summer Camp

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We recently had a foodie stuffed animal summer camp and the girls made pretend food monsters! They especially loved the pizza stuffed animals they made.  This project would be great for an after school activity, or Girl Scout Daisy/Brownie/Junior troop event!  Check out the directions below to make one for yourself. You will need:  Red felt (about 2 square sheets or enough for two 6 inch circles....you can purchase the felt squares at any craft store for about 20-30 cents each.  OR you...Continue Reading!

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DIY Girls Rainbow Neon Jewelry: Girl Scout Junior Jeweler Badge Idea!

said on August 12th, 2014 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Summer Camp

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Working on your Junior Girl Scout Jeweler Badge?  Or just love making jewelry?  We have an awesome DIY Jewelry idea for you! In one of our recent summer camps in Northern Virginia we made these neat yarn necklaces.  Take a look below to make one for yourself. Supplies: Scissors Metal jewelry chain or you can just use yarn!  (You can find the metal chains at the craft store, Walmart or Joann Fabrics.) Yarn or bakers twine (about 2-3 feet) wooden jewelry ring or something round and...Continue Reading!

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Brownie Girl Scout Dinosaur Badge Craft: DIY Dino Fossils

said on August 5th, 2014 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Science Experiments/Potions, Summer Camp

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We recently had a Brownie Girl Scout Stone Age & Space Age Summer Camp here in Northern Virginia! The girls traveled back in the time of Dinosaurs then into the space age by playing games, making crafts and earning badges  Dinosaur and Cosmic Adventures. The Dinosaur badge is super fun and is still being offered as a 'council own badge' from Greater Chicago & Northwest Indiana council.  You can purchase them here.  From there you can also view the badge requirements. We have conducted this badge...Continue Reading!

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American Girl Doll Kanani Shaved Ice Hut Craft-Recycle A Box!

said on July 24th, 2014 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Dolls, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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In one of our recent crafting summer camps here in Chantilly, Virginia we celebrated the Kanani American Girl doll by crafting a shaved ice hut! Any doll lovers out there know that Kanani is the Hawaii doll!  In the books her family owned a shaved ice stand/store.  We re-created our own with a Tide detergent cardboard box from Costco (or you can find one at BJ's or similar stores!) and some craft supplies. Before the camp we pre-spray painted the boxes in...Continue Reading!

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DIY Frozen Elsa Princess Castle Craft-Using Dollar Tree Supplies!

said on July 18th, 2014 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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Here is a great Disney Frozen Princess Elsa Castle inspired craft to do with your daughter, Girl Scout troop or at birthday party!  We made this at one of our recent crafting summer camps! Cupcakes and Lace Elsa Castle Supplies: Mini White Styrofoam Cooler  (found at Dollar Tree for $1....you can probably find at WalMart or similar stores as well) Assorted silver glittery craft supplies  (we purchased the following from Dollar Tree:  sequin tissue paper, clear gems found in floral section, styrfoam balls...Continue Reading!

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DIY Smores Pops: Camping Activity or Fun Way to Beat the Summer Heat!

said on June 27th, 2014 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Cooking & Edible Crafting, Cooking with the Kiddos, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Summer Camp

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The girls made these quick and easy smores pops in our recent American Girl Doll Camp Out Crafting Summer Camp! Check out the instructions below to make at your Girl Scout encampment, at home with the kiddos, or at a birthday party.   Supplies: Marshmallows Graham crackers Chocolate chips Lollipop sticks or sturdy paper straws Microwave safe bowl (or use oven for melting the chocolate chips) Big bowl for graham cracker crushing How to Make: Start by crushing up those graham crackers!  We gave the girls a big bowl and some potatoe...Continue Reading!

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How to Make Miniature Frozen Anna & Elsa Dolls! Easily Made Into A Girl Scout Frozen SWAP!

said on June 27th, 2014 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Summer Camp

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At one of our recent summer camps for Girl Scouts in Chantilly, Virginia we celebrating the Disney Frozen movie by crafting all things Frozen! The girls made sparkly Elsa ice castles, sewed an Olaf and Anna cape, and crafted these cute Anna and Elsa wood dolls.  Check out the tutorial below to make one for yourself! Supplies: wooden peg doll shapes  (we found a bag of these from Hobby Lobby in wood section) markers scissors googly eyes (or just draw the eyes) assorted yarn, fabric scraps, felt scraps, embellishments....anything...Continue Reading!

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DIY 18” American Girl Doll Camping Tent Craft Tutorial (Good Build A Bear Size too!)

said on June 18th, 2014 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, 18'' Doll Craft Kits, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Nature Crafting, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp, Teddy Bear Crafting

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At one of our recent summer camps in Northern Virginia, we crafted up tons of mini camping themed items for our 18'' dolls! The girls had a fun crafting day camp full of all things mini and camping themed!  The girls made tents for their doll along with mini sleeping bags, campfire, sit-upon, and smores!  They especially loved setting up their new camp scene at the end of the day!   This is a great Girl Scout Encampment activity or fun...Continue Reading!

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