BY Intern Kelsie in Crafty on Apr 16, 2012 |
The BUST Craftacular took over SoHo on Saturday, filling the space at 82 Mercer with over 100 vendors and more than 2,000 craft enthusiasts throughout the day.
Set-up began early. 8 AM on a Saturday is not a time I see often, but it was totally worth it to see the transformation of the space.
Before the crowds arrived!
With vendors loading in, we got a sneak peek at the incredible wares. I had friends meeting me later, and I was nearly exploding because I had ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos in Crafty on Apr 12, 2012 |
Potter Abby Berkson started her business, Abby Berkson Ceramics, out of her home studio in Easthampton, Mass back in 2010 and her pots and mugs are just plain adorable. She draws inspiration from children’s books and from her days teaching ceramics classes where all the kids wanted to do was make things with their favorite animals on them.
Wouldn’t drinking coffee first thing in the morning out of a mug with two little penguins ... Read More
BY Intern Kerishma in Eat Me on Apr 11, 2012 |
It’s not often that you get an ice cream sandwich and an interpretation of architecture all in one – and that’s exactly what you get at Coolhaus. Named in honor of the Bauhaus movement, Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas, and the idea that every ice cream sandwich is in fact a mini cool house, this awesome ice cream sandwich truck focuses on sustainability as well as art; every Coolhaus ice cream sandwich is made with organic materials, and is wrapped ... Read More
BY Intern Ginny in General on Apr 11, 2012 |
The Lower Eastside Girls Club has been providing interactive programs to young girls in Manhattan since 1996. This organization strives to equip young ladies with the tools they need to build a successful future and to build “ethical, entrepreneurial and environmental awareness and leadership.” Members between the ages of 8 and 23 participate in programs that teach them how to cook, craft, dance, and garden, and get to take field trips around the ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos in Crafty on Apr 10, 2012 |
Winter is finally over, but after months of harsh winds, low temps, and limited sunlight, our face, body and hands could use some serious spring rejuvenation. That’s where Anthesis Organic Skincare comes in.
Anthesis refers to the state when a flower is in full bloom and at its most beautiful. Anthesis Organic Skincare is a Brooklyn-based company, started by Anna Almiroudis, that creates handmade, organic products for face and body-- so you can ... Read More