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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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Current Girl Scout Council Own Brownie & Junior Badges Available—Such Fun Ideas Here!

Hey Girl Scout leaders!  I am always on the search for the unique (retired or current!) council own badges in the US! Sometimes I am scouring Ebay for the really neat ones that are unfortunately now retired! However, I wanted to compile a list of the currently available council own badges we found to be really fun. […]

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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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Playing the Past Junior Badge Girl Scout Craft Idea: Recycled Denim Jean Purses Eco Friendly Craft

In some of our recent Girl Scout crafting classes here in Chantilly, Virginia we started making these adorable denim jean recycled purses! This is a great project to work towards your Girl Scout Playing the Past Junior badge!  Brownies this could be a fun idea for Its Your Planet Love It.  I am sure it […]

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American Girl Doll Closet: 18″ Doll Craft-Make This From A Cardboard Box!

Do you need a new closet to store all your American Girl Doll clothes and accessories? If you love to craft and recycle this is a great project to make for your 18” doll or Build A Bear teddy! We recently crafted this in one of our crafting summer camps here in Chantilly, Virginia. All […]

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Craft An American Girl Doll Sofa-Made From A Recycled Cardboard Box!

Lets craft an American Girl or 18” Doll/Teddy Bear sized sofa!  Grab a box, scissors and some duck tape! Cupcakes and Lace Doll Sofa Supplies: cardboard box (The vitamin boxes have the perfect shape for the sofa but you can use anything.  We found these boxes at Costco or BJ’s). duck tape scissors bubble wrap (or […]

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How to Make A Mini Recycled Doll From Thread Spools!

We have a very fun kids craft using recycled thread spools!  Turn them into miniature dolls with just a few materials! This is a fun and easy craft to do with your Girl Scout troop, summer camp activity or in your classroom! C&L Thread Spool Doll Supplies: Empty Thread Spools!  (Any size or color!  You […]

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Recycled Sewing Craft! Turn $1 Store Sock Into A Stuffed Animal!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace we love to recycle, re-use and invent new crafting projects using everyday materials! At one of our recent Halloween themed sewing classes in Northern Virginia, we taught the girls how to make the cutest monster stuffed animals!  We purchases assorted size socks from the $1 Spot at Target (or you […]

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Recycle Men’s Dress Shirts & Ties Into Purses!

At one of our recent summer camps-Eco Chic Fashionista Sewing Camp-the 6th-8th grade girls learned how to turn mens dress shirts and ties into adorable purses! Here at Cupcakes and Lace we LOVE recycling, re-using and re-purposing items and turning them into something unique and exciting!  This Eco Chic Camp is all about recycling items! […]

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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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