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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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Groovy Pet Rock Craft Project: Great Girl Scout Craft and Journey/Badge Idea!

These groovy pet rocks are an awesome craft to do with your Girl Scout troop to work towards a retro inspired badge (Playing the Past Junior badge is just one idea), or at your daughters next birthday party! We also have a video tutorial to learn how to make these.  Or check out the instructions below. […]

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Playing the Past Junior Badge Girl Scout Crafting & Activity Ideas

Have a Junior Girl Scout troop that is working towards your Playing the Past badge? We have some ideas you might enjoy! First you need to pick a theme or era/decade for Playing the Past to narrow down your ideas. We have done this badge in many of our Girl Scout badge workshops.  One idea […]

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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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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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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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1950’s Poodle Skirts & Playing The Past Girl Scout Badge

In one of our recent sewing classes we taught a Girl Scout troop how to make poodle skirts! The girls are working towards their Playing the Past Junior badge and decided to come to us for help sewing the skirts!  This badge focuses on learning about people of the past-how they lived, worked, played, what […]

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