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

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 […]

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Make Your Own AG 18” Doll Trick or Treat Table… with Mini Candies and Treats!

Are you looking for a fun Halloween craft or party activity for your daughter to make for her dolls? At one of our recent 18” Doll Accessory Workshops here in Chantilly, Virginia, we taught the girls how to make mini trick or treat tables with pretend little candies and goodies!     You can make […]

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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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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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DIY T-Shirt Necklace Craft—Eco-Friendly Way to Recycle Old T-Shirts

Here is a quick and easy eco-friendly way to re-use old t-shirts and turn them into necklaces! This is a great Girl Scout craft idea, summer camp craft, or a fun birthday party idea!  Here at Cupcakes and Lace we have done this activity with the girls many times and they love it!  This fun […]

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Scotch Plains New Jersey 18” Doll Crafting Class Alert! April 28th!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace we offer tons of fun sewing, crafting, doll accessory and Girl Scout badge classes regularly in the Northern Virginia area.  We are now starting to offer more classes in the Northern New Jersey area…specifically the Scotch Plains/Fanwood area and surrounding towns! We have two fun classes coming up in NJ […]

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CRAFT PROJECT ALERT-Mini Teddy Bear Stove!

In one of our recent after school crafting classes we taught the girls how to make mini kitchen items, for the cutest 5 inch teddy bear! In our newest after school class called ‘Mini Teddy Bear Home Decor Accessories’ we provide the girls with a really cute GUND teddy bear.  Then each class a new […]

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Make Mini Earmuffs For Your 18” Doll!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace we love to teach mini accessories make for American Girl dolls! Winter is here and your doll definitely needs to keep her little ears warm!  See below for instructions on how to make these: 18” Doll Earmuff Materials: tacky glue (or glue gun with adult help) scissors 4 sticky foam circles (about […]

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Valentine’s Baking Idea…Kids Mustache Sugar Cookies!

These yummy sugar cookies in the shapes of mustaches are super fun for kids to make! Sugar cookies are always a fun recipe to make with kids especially when it comes to the decorating part!  This is also an inexpensive and delicious edible craft.  You can use sugar cookie mix from the grocery store or […]

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Teaching Crafting to Orphanage/Foster Home In St. Maarten Island

Cupcakes and Lace recently had the amazing opportunity of teaching crafting to local children living in St. Maarten Island! This past holiday season my mothers side of the family traveled on a cruise in the western Caribbean, to celebrate my Grandmothers 85th birthday!  All 20 of us had a great time reuniting, eating lots of […]

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