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My Grandma, American Girl Doll Clothes & Sewing

As many of you know my 86 year old Grandmother is an amazing woman who sews beautiful handmade 18” doll clothes. Every summer my family and I travel to her cabin in Wisconsin (she lives in Wisconsin during the warmer months and Texas during the winter).  I have been visiting the cabin every single summer […]

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VIDEO: Make Mini Pancakes For Your 18” Doll or Teddy Bear

Do you love crafting for your 18” doll or teddy bear? We have a yummy project for you to make…a plate of mini pancakes!  Check out the video tutorial below. Cupcakes and Lace offers unique and original Sewing and Craft Kits, Patch Kits,  Sewing, Crafting, Doll Workshops, Badge Workshops for Girl Scouts and Birthday and Special Event Parties.

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VIDEO: Craft A Retro Pet Rock Family! Idea For GS Playing the Past Junior Badge

Check out this video tutorial below to see how to craft a pet rock family! This craft is a great idea for Girl Scout Juniors to work towards their Playing the Past badge or a GS journey. Cupcakes and Lace offers unique and original Sewing and Craft Kits, Patch Kits,  Sewing, Crafting, Doll Workshops, Badge Workshops for Girl Scouts and Birthday and Special Event […]

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Grandmas Online 18” Doll Clothes Shop! Buy Them Here!

My amazingly talented 86 year old entrepreneur Grandmother (who taught me to sew!) now sells her 18” doll clothes online! I know many of you local moms and doll lovers (in the NoVA area and NJ area) have been asking me if she will ever sell online…and now she does.   Now girls everywhere and […]

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

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 […]

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DIY Harry Potter Butter Beer Edible Recipe!

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Summer Camps For Girls In Northern Virginia! Learn Sewing and Crafting!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace we offer TONS of fun summer day camps (and year round classes too!) for young girls and Girl Scouts! We are already full swing into our summer camps…learn to sew, craft, make 18” doll accessories and even cook! So far this month girls have learned how to use the sewing […]

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Disney Beauty and the Beast Dress Made from Dolls!

On a recent trip to Disney World we became inspired by all things Disney, fun, magical and creative! One of our favorite things was this amazing Belle dress made from Belle dolls!  It was such a fun piece of artwork…so imaginative and magical!  We immediately were inspired to start designing and sewing more of our princess inspired […]

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