BY Erika W. Smith in Eat Me on Nov 30, 2012 |
At the BUST Craftacular, all that shopping will make you hungry for a snack….and when it does, you’ll want to turn to Jessy’s Pastries. Jessy’s Pastries makes Peruvian pastries called alfajores as well as savory empanadas.Jessy Nahmias, the Jessy of Jessy’s Pastries, grew up in Lima, Peru and moved to New York City at the age of 17. She writes, “Along the way, just like any good pastry, a fusion of my Peruvian roots and my ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in Crafty on Nov 29, 2012 |
If you’re in need of some spiritual guidance via your belly, Half Moon House has you covered.
Hald Moon Kitchen offers the Bone Kitchen, a line of delicious homemade jams, jellies, marmalades and magick. Like their website says, “There’s no more direct way to apply magick to someone than internally. Just eat it!”But this company is no ordinary Smucker's. Along with the Bone Kitchen, Half Moon House also ... Read More
BY Megan Hinshaw in Crafty on Nov 26, 2012 |
I like maxin’ and relaxin’ in my comfy clothes as much as the next gal, but I'm starting to realize that being overdressed may not be a bad thing. Recently, I've been contemplating expanding my wardrobe into the realm of hats. A dashing chapeau demands attention and not just any one will do. A handmade hat deserves admiration.Thankfully, Holly Slayton, owner of Artikal Millinery, will be bringing her amazing headware to the upcoming BUST Magazine ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in Crafty on Nov 20, 2012 |
Part drawing, part digital manipulation, multi-media artist/illustrator Heidi Phelps creates some stellar posters, prints, and even flasks out of her one-woman studio Wayward Broad. The renegade art studio promotes empowerment for women and awareness of women’s issues through artistic expression. Recently she has released a special edition piece, titled Tres Gatos Rosados (Cat Triptych), in support of Pussy Riot.Like what you see and want ... Read More
BY Brittany Houlihan in General on Nov 18, 2012 |
Nothing says holiday goodness quite like unique sweet treats! Whimsy & Spice is a wonderful bakery founded in 2008 in Brooklyn, NY. Wife and husband team Jenna Park and Mark Sopchak, combine their skills to create delicious treats.Cardamom Marshmallows!
Some of the treats include shortbread cookies, biscotti, brownies and bars, marshmallows, sandwich cookies, and drop cookies! YUMMY!!!!Hazelnut Whisky Sandwich Cookies!
They started selling ... Read More
BY Charlotte Dow in General on Nov 17, 2012 |
For me, winter is all about curling up with a Netflix or a good book and a nice cup of herbal tea. Actually, that’s how I cope with every season. I’m definitely adding some teas from Not Just Tea to my cupboard this holiday season.Not Just Tea is a “boutique specialty tea company that specializes in hand-blending the finest whole-leaf teas to create new and interesting tea blends for maximum taste and healthy benefits.” ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Nov 16, 2012 |
Want to give the gift of beautifully crafted, eco-friendly lingerie this holiday season? (Admit it, pretty AND eco-responsible underthings sound like a damn good gift to unwrap, any time of year.)
Look no further, because Brooklyn based artist and designer Clare Bare has a range of locally and sustainably designed styles of lingerie, from boy shorts and bralettes to robes and garters. Made from bamboo jersey and vintage fabric, each piece is ... 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 Erika W. Smith in Crafty on Sep 26, 2012 |
This weekend at the BUST Magazine Craftacular, you can stock up on awesome pop culture accessories from two lovely ladies named Nicole.
Nicole Krecicki strives to create social change through wearable art. Her apparel line, Rainbow Alternative, includes T-shirts, baby clothes, ties, and pins with LGBT pride slogans and pop culture references.
All designs are hand-stenciled and spray-painted by Nicole, which means each item is one-of-a-kind. I love her ... Read More