BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on May 03, 2012 |
It goes without saying that we here at BUST love a good craft, and we've been receiving a ton of great DIY titles on the subject lately. Below is a clever take on paper crafting that'll make you take a second look at your recycling pile.NEWSPAPER GIFT BAG
thin cardboard (from a cereal or similar box)
paper hole punch
ribbon or cording for the handle
boxes of different sizes
1. ... Read More
BY Lan Truong in Artsy on Mar 23, 2012 |
I took a paper folding and engineering class when I was in college, and despite the shit-ton of paper cuts I got and all the times I nearly sliced my fingers open with an X-Acto knife, it ranks pretty high on my list of all-time favorite classes. No pain, no gain, right?
Most people think of paper as something that you create on (you paint on it, draw on it, write on it, etc.) and don't realize that it's actually something that you can create with. It's an ... Read More
BY Julisa Colón in Crafty on Dec 09, 2011 |
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
BY shannon carlin in Crafty on Nov 30, 2011 |
Cat hair is a real nuisance. It gets all over everything you own, making you and your lint roller the best of friends. But instead of throwing those huge hairballs away, what if you used them in your next crafting session? A new book will help you turn Mr. Whiskers' castaways into wearable, hangable art.
Kaori Tsutaya’s new book, Crafting With Cat Hair: Cute Handicrafts to Make With Your Cat, tells you how to make mittens, finger puppets, and ... Read More
BY Lisa in Artsy on Aug 04, 2011 |
Do you like art? Do you like ladies? Do you like art made by ladies? If you’re in Philly, you should definitely check out the show “Also, Books” which opens this weekend at Space 1026. And even if you don’t live in the area, you should peep the work of the show’s four inspiring women cause they are all crazy talented:
Aidan Koch (that's her piece above) is an illustrator from the Pacific Northwest whose comics—full of ... Read More
BY Nikki in Crafty on Aug 01, 2011 |
For the second year, the BUST Magazine Craftacular will bring the most unique crafters and food artisans to Maker Faire New York. We're currently accepting applications for any and all handmade crafts and specialty foods!Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY. This newfangled outdoor fair combines science, art, craft, engineering, and music in a fun, energized, and exciting ... Read More
BY Alison Berry in Crafty on Aug 03, 2010 |
Hey there knitters/crocheters/crafters! Do you have a loved one or someone you know deployed overseas in any branch of the military? Want to do something to do something to say "thank you" to the men and women of the U.S. Military? Well, you can!
Operation Gratitude is collecting warm scarves and caps for the their 2010 Holiday Drive. So what better than to donate handmade?
Operation Gratitude is a non-profit, volunteer-based corporation ... Read More
BY Alison Berry in General on Jun 17, 2010 |
Feeling a bit out of sorts? Can’t seem to find time for your girlfriends?
Why not check out Thursdays? A recently launched website, it features crafts and recipes intended to be shared with your buddies.
The site was created by former Bust intern Colleen and her friend Stephania, and stems from their college days, when they gathered every Thursday evening to talk, cook, craft, and watch NBC’s line-up with their girlfriends.
Sounds pretty awesome, ... Read More
BY Alison Berry in Crafty on Jun 16, 2010 |
There’s no better time-waster and information provider than blogs and I am a self-proclaimed blog junkie. Food, fashion, crafts, cute, humor, completely useless, usually anything I can click to and holds my interest for more than five minutes.
My guilty favorites are "fail" blogs, specifically food and craft. There’s just something very satisfying about looking at another’s crafting and cooking failures. Personally, I think it kindles sense of ... Read More