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Slice of Cake Themed Girl Scout Painter Badge Projects & Kids Crafts

Here in Loudoun County Virginia at Cupcakes and Lace, we love teaching Girl Scouts how to earn their badges!  We love the new spin we put on the Brownie Painter badge…cake themed! Below are some ideas you can use to help your troop earn the painter badge with a fun cake twist! Teach them about […]

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Singer Stylist 7258 Sewing Machine Review: Great Kid & Adult Sewing Machine!

We often get asked what sewing machine we recommend for our kiddo students (and adult students!).  In our classes here in Northern Virginia, we use the Singer Styist 7258 sewing machine.  We would strongly recommend these little work horses for any beginner or even intermediate sewer wanted to purchase a new machine. There are many […]

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Joann Fabrics & Girl Scouts: Patch Kits & Sewing Classes For Girl Scouts in Northern Virginia Loudoun County

Have you seen the awesome new partnership and licensed fabric that Girl Scouts USA and JoAnn Fabrics has?! We love it so much!  As a GSCNC Premier Program Partner with our local council here in Northern Virginia we offer sewing and crafting classes just for Girl Scouts.  We have been teaching them for many years […]

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Girl Scout Brownie Painter Badge Ideas & Tips: Paint Your Own Umbrellas!

Here at Cupcakes and Lace in Loudoun County, we love helping our local GSCNC Girl Scouts learn new things and earn their badges!  We really love the painter brownie badge.  We recently held a summer camp where the girls did tons of painting and earned this badge…but with a fun twist! If you are a […]

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Mini Star Wars R2D2 Kids Sewing Plushie Craft: Perfect AG Doll Size too!

If you love Star Wars you will enjoy our mini R2D2 mini plushie! Just a few supplies and you can make your own.  This also make a perfect R2D2 size for your American Girl Doll! Supplies: white felt (one piece cut about 16 inches long by 5 inches wide) white felt for arms etc.  (sizes […]

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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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Kids Teddy Bear Beach Crafting Party Project

Looking for a fun birthday party for your little crafter?  At one of our recent summer camps here in Aldie, Virginia we made little beach scenes for cute little teddy bears! We purchased this teddy bears in a pack from Oriental Trading.  You can also get them on Amazon.  They are usually a 12 pack […]

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Kids Recycled Box Craft: American Girl Doll Grace’s Parisian Bakery

Do you love crafting mini items for your American Girl Doll?  Love Grace?  We have some awesome inspiration to get you started on making a Grace themed Paris bakery stand for your 18” doll! You just need a box that has an open back so it looks like a bakery stand, a good imagination, some […]

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Girl Scout Junior Badge Making Memories Scrapbooking Badge

In a recent private Girl Scout troop workshops here in Northern Virginia we helped a Washington DC troop earn the Making Memories badge with a scrapbook theme! We think this is a great retired badge (they are still currently available on GSUSA!) and make a super fun activity for your troop.  If you are local come […]

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DIY Terrarium Craft For Kids: Project Idea for Girl Scout Junior Gardener Badge

In one of our recent summer camps for girls here in Aldie, Virginia the Junior Girl Scouts earned their Gardener badge by completing several fun outdoor projects and sewing gardening themed items too! Our DIY Kids Terrarium Craft is awesome for a birthday party, project idea when earning the Gardener GS Junior badge, or just […]

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