Girl's Camp Crafts.

Crafts were a hit this year thanks to a little Mod-Podge and Heat n' Bond!


The first craft we did with the girls was this wall art. We had a slew of patterned paper for the young women to choose from. After they decided on a paper, they traced a template of their monogram onto a coordinating card stock. After cutting out their monogram, they simply adhered the patterned paper to a canvas board [with mod-podge], then layered the monogram on top of that. Easy, peasy. [in theory, anyway] Next year, if I'm lucky enough to go back to camp, we will be sure to have written instructions displayed for the girls that sneak in after we have demonstrated the crafting method.






The second craft was the favorite of the young women. They were able to choose from a deer, a rabbit, or a butterfly to adorn these sweet canvas covered journals. [most of the young women chose the deer] The shapes were pre-traced onto fabric squares that had already been heat n' bonded. All they had to do was cut the shape and then adhere it to the journal with the iron. Some girls chose to stitch with a needle and thread around the lettering, but most opted to keep it simple.








Thanks to my crafting partner in crime, dear Marilyn, for all of your help! I had a blast and I'm sure the girls did too.

22 comments:

  1. Adorable! What a cute idea for a journal. And I love the fabric that the deer was cut out of. I am glad that you enjoyed being at girls camp and I am sure that you helped create some wonderful memories for the young women :)

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  2. Those girls were lucky to have you in charge of crafts this year. These are both such cute ideas! I love that they're easy, fashionable, personal, and most importantly usable. I hate wasting time and money on dumb crafts you will just end up throwing away. You definitely didn't do that. I love it!

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  3. Very cute. I bet the YW loved them.

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  4. So simple and creative! I love it!

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  5. sooo darling--love the monograms & the journal! those lucky girls at camp-i'm sure they had fun making these. i love that these are things they can actually use, rather than some craft that they will just throw away when they get home!

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  6. They are both so cute! I should have Hannah make that wall art for her bedroom. She would love it! Thanks for the inspriration ladies.

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  7. I know first hand how cute those crafty things were. My daughters brought home the cutest things. I was lucky enough to have Court make me a cute wall art monogram.

    Thanks much!

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  8. Perfect! I love the wall art. I actually started one on a big rectangular canvas with spurgeon spelt out in black and white family pictures.
    Again, Elizabeth loved it. Thanks so much for you hard work.

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  9. Lucky girls for sure. Glad you both could use your talents in helping girls develop theirs. Way to craft.

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  10. That M would look so beautiful in my new room. It is the same colors too. I'm going to make it some time. Thanks for the share.
    Bye bye.

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  11. I'm not sure how I came across your blog originally but today it was in my google list of blogs to check out and I'm so glad I did! I love your craft ideas. I just got back from girls camp, too (I'm guessing maybe you're LDS also?) and ours were cute but nothing compared to how fab your crafts are. I may have to borrow your ideas for future YW activities. Anyway, thanks for the ideas. I'll definitely be adding your blog to my list of favorites.

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  12. Man, I'm missing those fun crafts.

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  13. Such cute ideas, I'm sure the girls were thrilled to have neat things to take home with them to remind them of camp. Thanks for sharing!

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  14. Okay, so I loved girls camp, but our crafts were always a little...lacking! These are so great! I'm sure the girls really appreciated your efforts!

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  15. the crafts were super cute. Lotta time and effort for you and marilyn. You always pull it off.

    glad you're home.

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  16. The crafts turned out so great. I can see why they ask the two of you every year. You guys really have a talent for coming up with something fun and new and fresh each time.

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  17. Those are both really cute. We never made cool crafts like that at girl's camp.

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  18. I really missed not being at camp this year! Your crafts are adorable and I'm sure the girls loved them.

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  19. i have been searching the web for a girls camp idea and ran across this very cute idea. can you tell me if you remember where you found the journals?
    you can e-mail me at:
    joanbwhite@yahoo.com
    thanks so much!
    cute blog!!

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  20. How did you print/write the "Dear Diary" card..was that fabric? Any other tips to make this journal. I in charge of girls camp crafts and love this idea. Do you have others?

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