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Crafting, Sewing and Girl Scout Badge Summer Camps For Girls In Chantilly, Virginia!

said on February 12th, 2014 filed under: Summer Camp

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We have just put up the Northern Virginia summer schedule for camps 2014!  Do you live in the Northern Virginia, Washington DC, Loudoun County or surrounding areas?  Well we tons of fun in store for your daughter! If your daughter is a Girl Scout, or likes to sew and craft or has a love for 18'' dolls then you are in luck.  This summer we have everything from learning to sew on the machine and complete a summer tank top, tote...Continue Reading!

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Make Your Own Mini Sock Puppet Theater! (Made with recycled materials!)

said on October 1st, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace we love all things mini and cute!  At one of our recent summer camps we crafted up a mini puppet theater and sock puppets!  This is a great craft for a Girl Scout troop, after school activity, birthday party, or even turned into an 18'' doll puppet theater! This puppet theater is easy to make and very in inexpensive.  You can get the detergent boxes at Costco, BJ's, Sam's Club or a similar store in the...Continue Reading!

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Craft Your Own 18” Doll Mini Italian Restaurant, Table & Food

said on September 11th, 2013 filed under: 18'' Doll Accessory Workshops, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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At one of our recent  Cupcakes and Lace summer camps here in Northern Virginia, we taught the girls how to make tons of mini pretend restaurant cuisines, food and furniture for their 18'' or American Girl doll! In our own 5 day camp we taught the girls a different country and cuisine each day and then crafted mini tables, food and more to go with that theme!  Here are some highlights and photos from our Italy day! We always like to be...Continue Reading!

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Fun DIY Tutorial- Kids Fizzing Science Experiment-Great Girl Scout Science Badge Idea!

said on September 10th, 2013 filed under: Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Science Experiments/Potions, Summer Camp

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace we LOVE anything fun, colorful and especially for kids!  This fizzing science experiment we discovered through a couple of different Pinterest finds.  We then decided to put our own spin on it! We had the girls do this experiment for a recent Harry Potter Wizard Science class!  We gave them Harry Potter eyeglasses and had them pretend this was a "Potions" class...they loved it of course! Check out their reactions...and these are REAL candid reactions too!     You will...Continue Reading!

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DIY Harry Potter Golden Snitch Craft! Great party craft idea!

said on September 7th, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Summer Camp

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace in one of our recent badge workshops we crafted all things Harry Potter...our favorite was this Golden Snitch! Are you looking for fun craft ideas for a Harry Potter party?  This DIY tutorial is super fun and inexpensive!  Kids will LOVE making this and they will especially enjoy playing Quidditch when the craft is all done! The below picture shows what you will need to complete this craft: Decoupage glue in a small bowl or dixie cup and a...Continue Reading!

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Recycle Men’s Dress Shirts & Ties Into Purses!

said on August 17th, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Sewing, Summer Camp

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At one of our recent summer camps-Eco Chic Fashionista Sewing Camp-the 6th-8th grade girls learned how to turn mens dress shirts and ties into adorable purses! Here at Cupcakes and Lace we LOVE recycling, re-using and re-purposing items and turning them into something unique and exciting!  This Eco Chic Camp is all about recycling items!  For more fun Eco Friendly kids sewing and crafting ideas check out our website and also our Eco Friendly Crafts Board on Pinterest! Hey!  If you live...Continue Reading!

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DIY Kids Flip Flop Tutorial-Reuse Fabric Scraps!

said on August 3rd, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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Here at Cupcakes and Lace, in one of our recent summer camps the girls sewed summer skirts and decorated flip flops! Want to fill the hot summer days with a fun activity to do with your young girls?  This is a great summer crafting project or great idea for a birthday party!  This is also a great way to teach the girls about recycling and reusing...grab some of those extra fabric scraps lying around or head to the scrap/discount bin at...Continue Reading!

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DIY Harry Potter Butter Beer Edible Recipe!

said on July 18th, 2013 filed under: Cooking with the Kiddos, Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Summer Camp

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We have an upcoming Science Wizardry Camp for Girl Scouts (in Northern Virginia!) coming up in August...and we are going to make tons of  fun Harry Potter crafts including Butter Beer! We have done this class theme before and the girls loved it!  The best part about it is that the Girl Scouts get to earn their Science Wizardry badge.  This fun retired badge (retired Virginia Skyline council badge from a few years ago...but we have tons that we stocked up...Continue Reading!

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Turn A Pomegranate Juice Bottle Into An 18” Doll Fashion Dress Form!

said on July 11th, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Dolls, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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In one of our recent summer camps in Northern Virginia, we made mini Fashion Design items for our 18'' dolls including a dress form! At our 18'' Doll Fashion Designer summer camp we showed the girls how to turn empty pomegranate juice bottles into mini dress forms.  They are just about perfect height for the 18'' doll as well as the 18'' doll clothes! This craft is a great way to teach kids about recycling and eco friendly crafting!  It is also...Continue Reading!

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Eco Friendly Recycled Craft! Make A Cute Brown Cow Craft/Toy! Dairy Delights Girl Scout Badge!

said on July 9th, 2013 filed under: Crafting, Devon's Workshops, Girl Scout, Girl Scout Workshops, Recycled Crafting, Summer Camp

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At one of our recent summer camps in Northern Virginia, the Girl Scout brownies earned their Dairy Delights badge! During our Dairy Delights Badge Camp we helped the girls earn their badge by making cow crafts, learning about dairy cows, and even making homemade milk paint and homemade ice cream! This special Wisconsin council own badge is tons of fun!  One of the best activities of the day camp (besides making and eating homemade ice cream of course!) was making a brown...Continue Reading!

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