BY Amalia Graziani in Crafty on Sep 09, 2013 |
There are few things I love more than household items that have the capacity to arouse confusion and discomfort in unsuspecting guests (taxidermy animals and memorial pet portraits, anyone?). Which is why the bizarre intergalactic creatures of MadKnits bring me immense joy. Born from the creative mind and talented hand of Kaitlin Juarez, these fabric monsters hail from Providence, RI. They are hand-stitched, one-of-a-kind, and expertly detailed. MadKnits are ... Read More
BY Amalia Graziani in Crafty on Jul 15, 2013 |
Calling all crafters! Two weeks left to apply for the BUST Magazine Craftacular!
The countdown has begun. BUST and Maker Faire are teaming up again for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and World Maker Faire. It's going down on September 21 & 22 at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NY, and applications close on Monday, July 29.
The World Maker Faire is a family- friendly hotspot for DIY lovers and crafters alike, with over 120,000 attendees each year! ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan in Crafty on Apr 29, 2013 |
For all your derby dames out there, Sunshine Derby is the shop you've been waiting for. Based in Concord, New Hampshire, Sunshine Derby is run by Alison, captain of Granite State Roller Derby's Legislashers. Alison combines handcrafted leather and African wax prints to create cute, hand sewn clothes and accessories that are perfect on and off the rink. This super crafter has all the goods: skirts, headbands, bracelets, and earrings for everyday livin', plus toe ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on Apr 17, 2013 |
For seven years, the award-winning BUST Craftacular has presented folks around the world with some of the best handmade stuff out there. This year, we're setting up our festival in the gorgeous Brooklyn neighborhood DUMBO for an afternoon you won't wanna miss. We'll have over 120 vintage and handmade stalls, food trucks, a DJ booth courtesy of Onkyo Home Audio, raffles, and so much more. The best part: it's free!Here are just some of the sights and sounds you ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on Mar 05, 2013 |
Calling all crafters, artisans, and fine foodists: we're heading to Brooklyn's bee-you-tiful DUMBO waterfront on Saturday, May 4th for our 7th annual Spring Craftacular and Food Fair.It's gonna be a fun-filled day of shopping, food trucks and carts galore, DIY workshops, spectacular raffle prizes, DJs, games, and much, much more. Plus, the first 300 shoppers get a swag bag chock-full of crafty goodies--and it's free to attend.
We just kicked off the vendor ... Read More
BY Chloé Burrow in Crafty on Dec 14, 2012 |
1- "You Must Be My Lucky Star" silver plate necklace from Wear That There 2- Penny's Purses Knitting Kit from The Craft Closet3- Swag bag of kits and badges from Craftivist Collective4- 101+ Things To Do With Glitter by Momtaz Begum-HossainThe BUST London Christmas Craftacular is this Sunday, December 16, from 12 - 6 PM! Expect shopping, crafting, dancing – and LOTS of merry-making!
Don't miss out on the fun, including:The season's top wrapping paper ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Dec 06, 2012 |
Hey Londoners out there! Starting to get desperate while searching for last minute gifts this holiday season, but don’t want to be known as a lame gifter? Then come check out the BUST Magazine Christmas Craftacular on Sunday, December 16th at the York Hall in Bethnal Green.This year’s fair, which will run from noon-6pm, features more than 70 vendors selling an assortment of creative and handmade gift-ables. From illustrated ceramics, feathered ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in General on Dec 05, 2012 |
If you were one of the first 300 people in line at the BUST Magazine Craftacular & Food Fair Holiday 2012 this weekend, congratulations! You received a goodie bag that included a copy of hilarious webcomic artist Kate Beaton's Hark! A Vagrant 2013 Calendar, compliments of Drawn and Quarterly. We bet you were really stoked about that (you're welcome!). If you missed out on snagging the coveted calendar, though, you're in luck: we're giving out 10 more to ... Read More
BY Megan Hinshaw in Crafty on Nov 29, 2012 |
Coconut, raspberry, cucumber, blueberry, pomegranate…this isn’t a menu for some fabulous hangover-cure shake, these are just some of the organic, “wild-crafted” ingredients for the multi-tasking face balm produced by Lee-Lai Natural Skincare.
Lee-Lai Natural Skincare was created in Brooklyn by Cyan Bonacci, a self proclaimed “lover of herbs, botanicals, and all things organic.” She uses quality (and ... 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