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Slice of Cake Themed Girl Scout Painter Badge Projects & Kids Crafts

Here in Loudoun County Virginia at Cupcakes and Lace, we love teaching Girl Scouts how to earn their badges!  We love the new spin we put on the Brownie Painter badge…cake themed! Below are some ideas you can use to help your troop earn the painter badge with a fun cake twist! Teach them about […]

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Jeweler Junior Girl Scout Badge Project Idea: Pastel Tassle Necklace Kids Craft

We LOVE making Jeweler here at Cupcakes and Lace in Loudoun County Virginia, especially for the Jeweler Junior Girl Scout badge. Make this super adorable (and totally wearable for adults too!) necklace when working towards your Jeweler badge…or just for fun!   Supplies: Bead Landing brand Value Pack Pastel beads (you can really use any […]

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Singer Stylist 7258 Sewing Machine Review: Great Kid & Adult Sewing Machine!

We often get asked what sewing machine we recommend for our kiddo students (and adult students!).  In our classes here in Northern Virginia, we use the Singer Styist 7258 sewing machine.  We would strongly recommend these little work horses for any beginner or even intermediate sewer wanted to purchase a new machine. There are many […]

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DIY Kids Clothespin Dolls: Girl Scout Projects: Playing the Past Junior Badge: Prairie Fun Patch Kit

Here at Cupcakes and Lace we love teaching crafts inspired by the past!  Clothespin dolls are one of our ultimate favorite! You can use this craft at school when learning about the prairie days, Laura Ingalls Wilder, or when working towards a Girl Scout badge or Journey.  Think Playing the Past Junior badge! Also to supplement […]

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DIY Kids Craft: Disney Moana Flower Crown Headband

Pretty much every girl we come across loves Disney’s Moana!  We wanted to share this super fun Moana inspired headband we made at a recent Moana summer camp here in Northern Virginia. Supplies: Fake flowers (craft store or Dollar Tree!) Green card stock or thick paper (half sheet) scotch tape or duck tape hot glue […]

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Sewing & Crafting Kits For Girls: Birthday Party Gifts, Girl Scout Craft Project Ideas

If your daughter is into anything crafty you will love our Cupcakes and Lace original crafting, sewing, and patch kits for girls! Here locally in Northern Virginia we have an adorable sewing studio where we offer year round classes, summer camps, birthday parties and private sewing lessons…all focuses on sewing, art and crafting. We developed […]

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Sewing & Art Summer Camps & Classes For Kids: Northern Virginia Loudoun County Aldie Virginia

Hi local Northern Virginia parents of young girls in Kindergarten to 8th grade!  Check out our super fun summer day camps!  Our sewing studio located in beautiful Aldie Virginia (Loudoun County) is the perfect spot for your daughter to keep busy (and learn a life skill!) this summer 2017! Offering a variety of themes and […]

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Snow White Disney Villain Evil Queen Red Apple Treat Snack: Birthday Party Activity

We have a really fun Disney Villain themed birthday idea!  Its edible too!  Learn how to make the Evil Queen/Witch red apple treats! Supplies: jumbo marshmallows red icing (we just used food coloring to die vanilla icing small pretzel sticks green icing gel red sprinkles cardboard straws or lollipop sticks Make It: Start by putting […]

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American Girl Doll Craft Tutorial: Star Wars Princess Leia Hair Buns

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 […]

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DIY Mini Fairy Garden Kids Crafting Art Project

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 […]

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