BY Mary Rockcastle in Crafty on Jun 02, 2014 |
I don’t know about you, but summer's the time when I kick up my heels and bust out my Mod Podge. The warm weather makes me not only want to clean and redecorate, but do fun crafts in order to personalize my space. Lately I’ve been on a home décor craft kick, so I thought I’d share this weekend’s DIY with all my BUSTies--it's my new pin-up coffee table!My two roommates know me as a serial sidewalk furniture hoarder (I prefer ... Read More
BY Emma Tilden in Crafty on May 26, 2014 |
Yesterday on my way home from work I stopped by the grocery store to pick up something for dinner. I wandered the aisles, grabbing a bit of this and that from the shelves—“I need paper towels, right?” “Mmm, that looks delicious. I deserve a treat!” Unfortunately I found that, when I finally reached the cash register, my ‘this and that’ ended up costing over $20.00! Now, $20 may not seem like ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in General on May 12, 2014 |
I'm not sure if it was the multiple mimosas or lugging around a heavy-ass swag bag all day, but I've been wandering around in a fashion- and beauty-addled daze since last weekend. Is anyone else in the same boat?
In case you missed the first-ever (EVER!) BUST Craftacular's Primped last Sunday, May 4th, read on to be overcome by jealousy of all the amazing shit you missed. Like, really.Shoppers lined up around the block an hour before the doors opened to score ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on May 06, 2014 |
Here's another fantastic tutorial from author/DIY guru Alison Caporimo, who hosted a workshop table at last Sunday's BUST Craftacular: PRIMPED. This easy DIY appears in Alison's book, InstaCraft: Fun and Simple Projects for Adorable Gifts, Decor, and More, published by Ulysses Press.
This whimsical, colorful placemat will definitely up the ante on your home decor, and it could not be simpler. So let's give it a ... Read More
BY Amy Carlberg in Style File on May 05, 2014 |
You can get so much weird clothing off the internet, you could easily wander the streets dressed like a Vice Don't every day of your life. The two grandest obsessions of our generation are such weird clothing, and cats. And lists. Lots and lots of lists.
Everyone's got their two cents on this kitty bikini or that cat sweater, but you know you can only trust BUST when it comes to matters of such grave importance. Without further ado: send in the cats.We've ... Read More
BY Gina Furfaro in Crafty on May 01, 2014 |
Odd Twin presents an impeccable collection of hand-picked vintage wear from the 1920’s through 80’s. The owner, Francesca Neville, utilizes her exceptional taste to not only select vintage clothing but to preserve pieces by restoring and redesigning them for her Born Again line of fashion.
Read more about Francesca and her impressive collection below.Tell us about yourself.
My name is Francesca Neville and I have been inspired by ... Read More
BY Gina Furfaro in Crafty on Apr 30, 2014 |
Bold, retro, fun - Hey, Dollface! promises to brighten up any outfit with their adorable jewelry and accessories. Pearls, hearts and flowers give Hey, Dollface! pieces their signature classic meets modern look. Creator of Hey, Dollface!, Jen Macaluso, is a New York City native, artist and DIY dame.
To learn more about Jen and her whimsical work, read our interview below. Tell us about yourself.
My name is Jen Macaluso and I’m the doll ... Read More
BY Claire Filipek in Crafty on Apr 30, 2014 |
What can 3d printing do? Prepare to have your mind blown.
1) 3D DIY Sex Toys
(Via: New York Toy Collective)
That's right, you can print highly personalized sex toys in the comfort of your own home. This is not a drill. I am convinced that this is why 3D printing was created. The technology is almost in place to allow anyone to print body-safe pleasure objects. This is what the future looks like, people.
2) 3D – Printed Cast(Osteoid ... Read More
BY Andrea Stopa in Crafty on Apr 30, 2014 |
Brown Butter Beauty offers a natural alternative to beauty products to enhance your hair, skin and body. Founder, Christine Gant, is an accomplished photographer with a passion for making women feel beautiful.
Want to learn more about Christine and her Brown Butter Beauty creations? Read below.
Tell us about yourself. I'm a professional photographer turned beauty maven. I left a 10+ year career as a photographer to start "Brown Butter Beauty" ... Read More
BY Andrea Stopa in Crafty on Apr 30, 2014 |
Modern Girl Blitz combines witty feminism and fun design to create empowering art. This Etsy shop is run by Midge, an artist, blogger, and zine writer. Her adorable accessories and prints are sure to boost your feminist spirit.
For more on Midge's Modern Girl Blitz, scroll on!
Tell us about yourself.Hi! My name is Midge and I'm based out of Hoboken, NJ. My background is in graphic design, but I now design and craft accessories for quirky ... Read More