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Awesome Girl Scout Leader Resource: Retro Badges, Memorabilia & Unique Finds! Check out this shop!

A few years ago I came across a really cool Ebay shop called Girl Scouting with Annelies  that sells very unique and rare Girl Scout treasures! I want all of our readers to be aware of all the cool Girl Scout artifacts, memorabilia and badges that they sell.  Annelies is a Girl Scout Historian with […]

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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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DIY Doll Tutorial- 18” Doll Princess Party Hat!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace, one of our favorite offerings is an 18” Doll Crafting Birthday Party!  We added a new doll accessory to our party activities…and that is an adorable princess party hat! We offer these crafting birthday parties in the Northern Virginia area as well as the Westfield/Scotch Plains New Jersey areas. Hey! […]

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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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New Vintage Inspired Dress! “Home Sewing Is Easy”…

The air outside is getting warmer and spring is all around us…that inspires us to start sewing some spring dresses! We found Alexander Henry’s new “Home Sewing is Easy” fabric in black and white and had to grab it!  After thinking a little bit about what pattern we should use we decided on this awesome […]

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Making Hobbies Junior Girl Scout Badge Workshop

Here at Cupcakes and Lace at one of our recent Girl Scout workshops, we helped the girls earn their Making Hobbies badge! We spent a fun Friday night filled with learning about the craft business, making tons of crafts, and even completed a hand sewing project! We taught the girls about Cupcakes and Lace and […]

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Sewing A 1960’s Vintage Inspired Mad Men Dress

I have always had a love for vintage fashion so I was inspired to sew up this little dress! Watching the 1960’s fashions from the show Mad Men is so fun!  I recently came across this Mad Men cotton fabric and a nice vintage dress pattern.  I combined the two and sewed this fun dress.  I found the […]

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