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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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Girl Scout Junior Drawing Badge Ideas & Projects: Also Brownie Painting Badge Ideas

At our sewing and crafting studio for kids in Aldie, Virginia we recently hosted a Junior Drawing badge for a local GSCNC troop! If you are local and interested in earning this badge with us let us know!  We would love to schedule a private troop workshop.  We are official premier program partners with our […]

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DIY Bath Salt Recipe For Kids: Spa Birthday Party or Girl Scout Spa Event Ideas

We recently hosted a spa class at our studio in Aldie, Virginia and the girls loved making these bath salts! Check out our recipe below to make some of your own!  This is an easy recipe to use at a spa birthday party or spa themed Girl Scout event.  Grab some paper bags or plastic […]

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Miniature Paint Palette Craft: Add On Activity For Girl Scout Brownie Painter Badge

Working on your Girl Scout Painter Brownie badge?  (This makes a great add on for that badge!)  Love making mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Enjoy anything art related?  Then you will love this mini sized pretend paint palette tutorial below!  You can also buy the mini paint palette like we have in the […]

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AG Doll Play Food Craft: Spaghetti & Meatballs For Your American Girl Doll

In one of our recent American Girl Doll Crafting classes in Aldie, Virginia we taught the girls how to make mini Italian themed foods!  One big hit was this mini bowl of spaghetti and meatballs.  We wanted to share how to make one at home for your doll. Supplies: Crayola Model Magic Clay (found at craft […]

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DIY Rainbow Sprinkle Candles!

Rainbow sprinkle candles are so colorful, and fun to make!  Check out this tutorial below to learn how to make one for yourself or with your kiddos!  This would be a great idea to do if your Girl Scout troop is working towards their Playing the Past Junior badge.  Or the Cadette or Senior Girls […]

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Santa’s Elves Toymaker Junior Badge Workshop

Santa’s little Girl Scout elves earned their 1960’s retro Toymaker Junior badge at one of our recent winter classes in Chantilly, Virginia! Since Christmas is right around the corner we decided to put a whimsical holiday spin on this Toymaker badge.  We discovered these awesome retro 1960’s Girl Scout badges from Ebay. This badge is […]

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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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