BY Sophie Johnson in Crafty on May 24, 2010 |
BUST magazine would like to thank all the vendors and shoppers who came to the 2010 BUST Spring Craftacular yesterday. We hope you had as much fun as we did!
The turnout included families, fashionistas, and even some furry friends. It was great to see such a wide variety of people gathered in one place to support our independently owned artisans. (I was especially excited to be able to get a plate of perogies and a gin/tonic at the same place.)
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BY Sophie Johnson in Crafty on May 22, 2010 |
Well, it's been a hectic couple of weeks, but the ladies at BUST are now working on the final preparations for the 2010 BUST Spring Craftacular happening this Sunday, May 23. The programs are folded and the gift bags are filling up. We're so excited!
The Bust Spring Craftacular is an event in Brooklyn, NY at that will showcase over 50 independent designers, artists, and craftspeople, carefully selected from a long list of applicants. They are all hugely ... Read More
BY Sophie Johnson in Crafty on May 21, 2010 |
When you hear the phrase 'healing herbs' you probably picture a jungle in the Amazon or a mountainside in China. But did you know that there are beneficial plants growing right here in New York?
Herbalist Irina Adams of Phoenix Botanicals uses locally sourced, wild, and organic herbs in her line of moisturizing balms. Each balm combines these herbs with a blend of organic shea nut butter and olive oil to quench thirsty skin.
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BY Sophie Johnson in Crafty on May 20, 2010 |
Just last night I was sitting in a friend's living room, flipping through a copy of 'Winnie the Poo' that someone had left on his table. So, it was strange and hilarious happenstance to see the latest print by Mo Moussa & Roni Lagin of Made With AwesomeMade with Awesome specializes in printed goods ranging from posters to t shirts that are all funny, quirky, and -well- awesome.
Get in on the fun by attending the BUST Spring Craftacular this Sunday, May 23 at ... Read More
BY Sophie Johnson in Crafty on May 19, 2010 |
Like a band of superheros in bicycle caps, the guys at Kickstand are here to save the day from that murky brown water the bodega calls coffee. Their custom-made, collapsible stand allows them to move freely around New York, serving those in need. Each cup is ground and brewed individually using a hand-mill and altered Chemex drip cones because Kickstand believes in giving the community the freshest, most delicious coffee possible.
Kickstand ... Read More