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 Lan Truong in Crafty on Nov 19, 2012 |
This Epic Alphabet Sampler is perfect for embroidery newbies and rainy days, and has everything to get you stitching away: fabric, embroidery floss, and iron-on transfers. Stitch out a traditional saying like "Home Sweet Home," or get creative with your own saying (how about "Mondays Blow"). When you're done, you'll have a new piece of art for your wall.
Epic Alphabet Sampler, $20, sublimestitching.com
In New York December 1st and 2nd? Come to the BUST Magazine ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in Crafty on Nov 18, 2012 |
The bitter winds are a-blowin’ and tis the season for blankets, hot drinks, and cuddling. When you bundle up to endure the cold weather, or even if you’re just snuggled up at home with hot cocoa, consider slipping into a Toasty Time sweater! Toasty Time sweatshirts are adorable hoodies with handmade mittens sewed on as pockets. A family-owned knitting factory in Schenectady, New York makes the mittens with ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in General on Nov 15, 2012 |
It’s time to get excited, because the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular is almost here!
The 8th annual BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular and Food Fair will take place on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York City. There will be over 200 vendors, and you can look forward to gorgeous handmade crafts, delicious food, craft beer, DJs, and raffle prizes. It’s the perfect time to buy ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in Crafty on Oct 26, 2012 |
Today is the last day to apply for either one of our upcoming Craftaculars! It only takes a few minutes, and the application fee is a bargain at $10. Hey, we're even willing to let you get your application in by the end of the weekend if you need more time to blow our minds with your handcrafted goodies.
The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 will take place on Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in General on Oct 22, 2012 |
Yikes! Applications for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 close this Friday, October 26! We're still looking for cool crafters and fab food vendors, so don't miss your chance:
And do us a solid-- post the link for applications on your blog/Twitter/Facebook/etc. (We know you have talented friends!) Once again, that link 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 Ivanna Avalos in Crafty on Sep 21, 2012 |
Accessories are an essential part of any good outfit. They can dress up a casual jeans and tee or add the perfect amount of pizzazz to an already stunning outfit. Among some of the coolest accessories popping up this season are collar clips and necklaces, and I have the perfect designer to help you accessorize your favorite fall outfits. Brooklyn-based jewelry designs LAB by Laura Busony are to die for. I cannot get enough of this badass brass claw ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in Crafty on Sep 11, 2012 |
Here in New York, the first signs of fall manifest in our wardrobes. Temperatures have dropped out of "sweat torture" territory, and cardigans are creeping out of our closets as things cool down. The pinnacle of cool, though, has got to be the World Maker Faire; on September 29 and 30, the grounds around the New York Hall of Science in Queens will transform into the world's largest DIY festival.
You are cordially invited to join us at the third annual BUST ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller in Crafty on Aug 15, 2012 |
Yes, it's true: the deadline for applications to the third-annual BUST Magazine Craftacular at World Maker Faire in New York is today. We're excited to be a part of the biggest DIY festival in the world, and we're looking forward to seeing all our favorite makers and meeting new friends (like WORN Fashion Journal, who gave BUST a shout-out yesterday-- hi!). We're just waiting on one more thing-- YOU.
If you haven't applied yet, the time is now. We're going to be ... Read More