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Kids DIY Emoji Necklace Craft

The Emoji craze seems to never go out of style these days!  Here at Cupcakes and Lace in Northern Virginia, we recently crafted up fun Emoji pendant necklaces at a Jeweler Junior Girl Scout Badge Crafting Class. Check out the supplies and directions below to make your own. Supplies: Beads (we loved these fun polka […]

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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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Make Your Own Unicorn Treat: Homemade Unicorn Bark Party Idea

We love unicorns and we REALLY love this unicorn bark.  I mean how pretty is this!  Make this at your next birthday party! Supplies: 3 melting chocolate packets (you can buy this easy melting chocolate or grab some white chocolate chips) food coloring spoons sprinkles fruit loops or any fun topping! baking sheet preferable with […]

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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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Mini Star Wars R2D2 Kids Sewing Plushie Craft: Perfect AG Doll Size too!

If you love Star Wars you will enjoy our mini R2D2 mini plushie! Just a few supplies and you can make your own.  This also make a perfect R2D2 size for your American Girl Doll! Supplies: white felt (one piece cut about 16 inches long by 5 inches wide) white felt for arms etc.  (sizes […]

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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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Girl Scout Junior Badge Making Memories Scrapbooking Badge

In a recent private Girl Scout troop workshops here in Northern Virginia we helped a Washington DC troop earn the Making Memories badge with a scrapbook theme! We think this is a great retired badge (they are still currently available on GSUSA!) and make a super fun activity for your troop.  If you are local come […]

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Girl Scout Junior Gardener Badge Project Ideas: Broccoli Plushie, Sewing Gardening Apron & More

We recently had a great time with some awesome Junior Girl Scouts at our Secret Garden Sewing, Crafting & Gardening Camp in Aldie, Virginia!  They earned their Gardener Badge and the retro Sew Simple badge too! We wanted to provide ideas for Girl Scout leaders and moms who are helping their troop earn the Gardener […]

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DIY Terrarium Craft For Kids: Project Idea for Girl Scout Junior Gardener Badge

In one of our recent summer camps for girls here in Aldie, Virginia the Junior Girl Scouts earned their Gardener badge by completing several fun outdoor projects and sewing gardening themed items too! Our DIY Kids Terrarium Craft is awesome for a birthday party, project idea when earning the Gardener GS Junior badge, or just […]

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