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DIY Doll Tutorial- 18” Doll Princess Party Hat!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace, one of our favorite offerings is an 18” Doll Crafting Birthday Party!  We added a new doll accessory to our party activities…and that is an adorable princess party hat! We offer these crafting birthday parties in the Northern Virginia area as well as the Westfield/Scotch Plains New Jersey areas. Hey! […]

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DIY Kids Bird Crafts! Girl Scout Feathered Friends Brownie Badge/Water Journey Ideas

In one of our recent badge workshops for Girl Scouts  we celebrated birds by making crafts, learning about bird calls and habitats and so much more! In this workshop we taught the Brownies how to earn their Feathered Friends badge.  This is a super fun ‘council-own’ badge from the GS Wisconsin Badgerland council.   You can […]

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Girls Halloween Sewing Project Idea-Monster Creature Made from a Mitten!

Halloween is just around the corner and we have tons of fun kids sewing classes lined up here in Chantilly, Virginia! We have Frankenstein’s Fuzzy Friends sewing class and Monsters Inc. stuffed animal sewing class too!  The girls will be learning how to hand sew and create tons of fun Halloween and monster inspired stuffed […]

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Frankenstein’s Fuzzy Friends Girls Sewing Class—October 18th in Chantilly, VA.

We are super excited about our upcoming Halloween inspired sewing class here in Northern Virginia! Our Fall schedule is packed with tons of fun girls sewing classes, crafting and doll accessories and badge workshops for Girl Scouts. Our Frankenstein Fuzzy Friends Sewing Class is one we are especially excited about!  We conducted this class last […]

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Girl Scout Brownie Bugs Badge Idea-DIY Tutorial Cute Caterpillar Kids Craft

Hey GS leaders!  Here are some fun craft ideas to work towards your Brownie Girl Scout Bugs Badge. We came up with this colorful and fun caterpillar craft idea! You will need:  (this is for one girl) 8 big size pom poms  (OR you can always make a mini version of this and buy the […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Recycle Men’s Dress Shirts & Ties Into Purses!

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! […]

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DIY Easy Kids Craft-Make Your Own Mini Bed For Teddy Bear

In one of our recent Cupcakes and Lace camps in Northern Virginia, we made tons of mini items and furniture for the cutest little teddy bear!  This is a great birthday party craft idea, Girl Scout project to do as a troop, summer camp activity or rainy day craft! Do you have a favorite little […]

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DIY 18” Doll Craft- Make Mini Hot Dogs & Pickles

Learn how to craft mini hotdogs and pickles for your American Girl doll! This is the season for grilling hot dogs, and hamburgers and we have the cutest doll size hot dogs just for you!  Follow the directions below to make a yummy summer dinner for your American Girl or 18” doll!     18” […]

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