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That's My Jam!

BY Bridgette Miller in Eat Me |

Jessica at How About Orange shared this neat find today-- customizable jam labels by Andy Biggs (Biggs also offers handy labels for your homemade beer). The Jam Labelizer helps you get ready for your jelly by letting you type in the info you need to ID your jar, then pick a design and colors, and even add a photo, so that you may pull a Paul Newman and put your face on a line of food products. Of course, the labels can be used for a multitude of ... Read More
Get ready for a hot evening with BUST Magazine and Babeland at our free Valentine's party tonight! Stop by Babeland SoHo from 7-9 PM to craft D.I.Y. pasties and to celebrate BUST's new February/March issue, which includes 15 ways to banish bore-gasms and instructions for making D.I.Y. lube.While you craft and shop, enjoy complimentary cocktails sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka and treats from Baked by Assata.Arrive early because the first 50 attendees will ... Read More
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
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
If you're a vinylphile, you know how tempting those records in the $1 bin can be. The thing that sucks, though, is that they're usually so cheap for a reason: either everybody already has that Engelbert Humperdinck album, or they're in pretty rough shape. I've picked up many a sweet gem only to find that it was almost unlistenable on my turntable.  The only place I want snaps, crackles, and pops is in my cereal, dammit!  Luckily, there is a ... Read More
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
  Gabrielle Biar, the triple-threat designer, mother, and blogger has debuted some outstanding colored-pencil jewelry. Her latest creations were featured on Lost At E Minor: a webzine that features "inspiring art, design, music, photography, and pop culture."  These vibrant back-to-school themed pieces are awesome, but the best part is that Biar provides a step-by-step guide on her blog, Design Mom. There, you can find exactly what you need to recycle ... Read More
Follow us on foursquare ! So, we've finally done it - our new foursquare page is up for your perusal! Be sure to follow us for lists of our fave spots far and wide, as well as tips offering up advice about specific places so you can explore your city with (discerning) style.  We'll be updating it regularly with some of the most awesome restaurants, bars, clothing shops, book stores, music stores, and hangouts, so be sure to check back often. And ... Read More
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
Get festive tonight at Babeland SoHo's kinky crafting party, sponsored by BUST Magazine!Make your own ornaments ($5 materials fee) and help Babeland deck out their holiday bush -- be sure to stick around for the tree lighting. Plus, enjoy complimentary cocktails sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka.The party starts at 7 PM, but arrive early because the first 25 attendees will receive goodie bags with toys and a copy of BUST's newest issue.Babeland SoHo43 Mercer ... Read More