BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Nov 12, 2012 |
Last week at Maker Faire Africa, four Nigerian teenage girls presented a generator powered by—wait for it—pee.Duro-Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, and Faleke Oluwatoyin, all 14, and Bello Eniola, 15, invented the machine, which separates hydrogen from urine with an electrolytic cell, purifies the hydrogen, and pressurizes the resulting gas through a generator to power a lightbulb. According to the girls, one liter of urine can produce up to 6 hours of ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in General on Oct 22, 2012 |
Yikes! Applications for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 close this Friday, October 26! We're still looking for cool crafters and fab food vendors, so don't miss your chance:
And do us a solid-- post the link for applications on your blog/Twitter/Facebook/etc. (We know you have talented friends!) Once again, that link is: ... Read More
BY Charlotte Dow in Crafty on Sep 28, 2012 |
Join us for the BUST Magazine Craftacular at the World Maker Faire this weekend at the New York Hall of Science! We’ve got some pretty sweet deals for attendees, such as subscription specials ($10 for a year!) and an awesome raffle with gifts from our vendors.
The Faire will be open rain or shine on Saturday, September 29th from 10 AM to 7 PM and Sunday, September 30th from 10 AM to 6 PM. The New York Hall of Science is located at 47-01 111th Street ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Crafty on Sep 27, 2012 |
This weekend at the BUST Craftacular, you can ward off the blue Mondays with Mondays handmade ceramics!Brooklyn artists Jennifer Flore, Nina Lalli, and Signe Yberg create beautiful handmade ceramics for use and display. Each piece is a work of art, and no two are the same.Mondays creates bowls, cups, dishes, platters, planters, vases, and more. I’m loving their Green Bubble Plates, Triangle Vases, Confetti Cups, and Small Shell Bowl (all pictured ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Crafty on Sep 27, 2012 |
Loop of the Loom is home to New York City’s first certified SAORI method studio, gallery, and loom distributor – and they’re coming to the BUST Magazine Craftacular!SAORI is a contemporary hand weaving program founded by Misao Jo in Japan in 1969. She created her own loom and style called SAORI, from the Zen word “Sai,” meaning everything has its own individual dignity, and “Ori,” meaning weaving. SAORI is a hand weaving ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Sep 26, 2012 |
Recent college grad Sami Jo Jensen turned her passion for frugal crafting into a successful business: Poor & Pretty Bath Sweets and Body Treats.Poor & Pretty’s signature item is Cupcake Soap. Sure, it looks like a delectable treat you’d like to nosh on, but it’s 100% suds-inducing goodness. Sami packages bath “truffles” and whipped soap “frosting” in deliciously appropriate (and environmentally friendly!) ... Read More
BY Brittany Houlihan in Crafty on Sep 26, 2012 |
If you’re a crafty and caring girl, this is a great project for you! Girls Love Mail is a charity that collects crafty, hand-written letters that are distributed to women recently diagnosed with breast cancer and those going through treatment. Even if you don’t consider yourself particularly artsy, kind words to these strong ladies are always appreciated. A fun idea is gathering your friends to create cards together!
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BY Bridgette Miller in Crafty on Sep 12, 2012 |
The moment you've been waiting for has arrived: applications are now open for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 in New York City!
This year's holiday shopping extravaganza will take place on Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York.
The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 will feature:Two full days to sell during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.
A ... Read More
BY Intern Christina in Artsy on Aug 16, 2012 |
Discovery Channel's annual Shark Week has me feeling very ocean-oriented, and though I'm not very crafty, I have countless creative, Pinterest-crazy pals who I think would be into these shark-inspired DIY projects. Go on ahead and dive into these shark-infested waters--you won't regret it.First, we have to make sure our nails look fly. Or in this case, bloody as hell. Check out the mani below for easy inspiration. All you'll need are blue and red nail polish ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in Crafty on Aug 15, 2012 |
Yes, it's true: the deadline for applications to the third-annual BUST Magazine Craftacular at World Maker Faire in New York is today. We're excited to be a part of the biggest DIY festival in the world, and we're looking forward to seeing all our favorite makers and meeting new friends (like WORN Fashion Journal, who gave BUST a shout-out yesterday-- hi!). We're just waiting on one more thing-- YOU.
If you haven't applied yet, the time is now. We're going to be ... Read More