BY Samantha Vincenty in Crafty on Mar 29, 2012 |
The cross stitches found at DefiantDamsel's Etsy shop are a hilarious collection of pop culture gems. There's nothing like embroidery to lend a quaint charm to a filthy "Heathers" quote. You can get the pattern and stitch it yourself, or if you're craft-challenged like me (clumsy sausage-finger hands and no attention span) you can buy the finished product in a frame. I think Joel McHale would look great in my den.
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BY Nikki in Crafty on Feb 27, 2012 |
Crafters and foodies, have you applied for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012 yet? Don't miss your chance to participate in our one-day spring shopping event on Saturday, April 14th! Vendor applications close next Monday, March 5th.The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012 will feature:100+ craft and food vendors -- any and all handmade crafts and specialty foods are welcome.A beautiful event space at 82 Mercer Street in ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in Crafty on Feb 27, 2012 |
After last week's frustrating news about jewelry company Tatty Devine, we're happy to report something a little cheerier: their book, How to Make Jewellery with Tatty Devine, will be published by Penguin in the U.S. in 2013! Tatty Devine (founded by Rosie Wolfenden and Harriet Vine) has become famous in England for their witty, offbeat designs, often made out of Perspex (a type of lightweight, durable acrylic). The brand's arty wares can be found in shops ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie in Artsy on Feb 17, 2012 |
It's no secret that we love some quality arts and crafts here at BUST. We'll take embroidery hoops, knitting needles, and paper mache over just about anything else. What's even better than DIY-ing for fun, though, is putting your crafty skills to good use! Danish artist Hanne Bang is spearheading a project called "In A War Someone Has to Die," which is a transnational effort to unite women against a common enemy: war. Bang seeks to collect handkerchiefs ... Read More
BY Nikki in Crafty on Feb 16, 2012 |
Thousands of shoppers are expected to attend the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012 -- don't miss your chance to participate in our one-day shopping event! Vendor applications are open until March 5th. The spring Craftacular will take place on Saturday, April 14th from 11am-7pm at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York City.The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012 will feature:More than 100 craft and food vendors -- any and all ... Read More
BY Nikki in Crafty on Feb 03, 2012 |
Vendor applications are now open for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012 in NYC! Don't miss your chance to participate in our one-day shopping event, which will take place on Saturday, April 14th at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, NYC.We're looking for 100+ crafters and food artisans -- any and all handmade crafts and specialty foods are welcome. Application deadline is March 5th, 2012.For more information about the event, check out the Frequently ... Read More
BY Nikki in Crafty on Jan 31, 2012 |
Remember your do-or-die New Year’s resolution to ditch your soul sucking dead-end job? It’s now February and you’re still selling out -- spending all your after-work hours sobbing bitterly into pints of Guinness (or salted-caramel ice cream). Craftcation Indie Business & DIY Conference on March 22-25, 2012 in Ventura, California is coming to the rescue! This three-day indie business conference, sponsored by BUST Magazine, focuses on starting ... Read More
BY Julisa Colón in Crafty on Dec 20, 2011 |
This holiday's BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair was a smashing success, drawing crowds of excited shoppers and crafters to 82Mercer for the season's most comprehensive collection of handmade gifts.
Though the craftacular is over, there’s plenty of DIY holiday cheer leftover for our raffle winner! NYU student Kelly Feng is the lucky gal who received a bunch of awesome, adorable goodies so graciously donated by our sponsors and ... Read More
BY Olivia Saperstein in Crafty on Dec 07, 2011 |
We all know that homemade gifts are the way to make loved ones feel warm and fuzzy. At this weekend's BUST Magazine Craftacular, at 82 Mercer St., you can learn how to make a ton of cool gifts, and pick up mad skills.
At the BUST DIY Guide to Life Lab there will be classes throughout Saturday and Sunday afternoon on how to make friendship bracelets, bath bombs, terrariums, snow globes, and rad retro hairstyles. All projects are excerpted from the BUST DIY Guide ... Read More
BY Nikki in Crafty on Dec 05, 2011 |
Beer soap? Yes! Inspired by her herbalism studies and work as a health research consultant, Mary Kearns cooks up soaps and more from the yummiest, healthiest ingredients available, then wraps them in fun, earth-friendly packaging. It makes her happy when people smell her products and say, “I want to eat this.”Besides smelling yummy and looking good, Herban Lifestyle products are certified sustainable by Green America and cruelty-free by Leaping ... Read More