BY Nikki in Crafty on Sep 15, 2011 |
Who doesn't like receiving cards in the mail, especially when the cards are as strange and fantastic as Francesca Berrini's Unusual Cards? Her blank greeting cards feature hand cut collages of children, dinosaurs, pin-up girls, giant cakes, and Jesus -- appropriate for any occasion!Unusual Cards is a vendor at the BUST Magazine Craftacular at World Maker Faire this weekend, Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th. Make sure you pick up one (or a ... Read More
BY Nikki in Crafty on Sep 14, 2011 |
After high school friends Stephanie Drabik and Rose Chang graduated from college, they decided to quit their part-time jobs to pursue Crywolf, "A Little Indie Shop of Horrors & Cute," which features "limited edition, collectable, wearable and affordable pieces of art" -- all based on their original drawings.Crywolf is coming from Toronto to participate at the BUST Magazine Craftacular at World Maker Faire this weekend, Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, ... Read More
BY Intern Jessica W. in Crafty on May 19, 2011 |
What’s in a crafter's dream world? Rows and endless bins and hooks filled with all the accessories, chains, beads, and feathers and add ons one could dream up. Vintage and new charms to add character to jewelry that is made in front of your eyes. How about the option to pick up your own supplies for that d.i.y zen-like that comes over a person after the satisfaction of making something by hand?
Well ladies, your dreams have come true. Brooklyn Charm has ... Read More
BY Nikki in Style File on May 18, 2011 |
The weather in NYC is absolutely dreary at the moment. Hopefully we'll be able to break out our cutest warm-weather outfits soon, because Heart Felt's hair accessories are perfect for spring!Every Heart Felt creation -- from elaborate sequin-beaded fascinators to felt floral headbands and rockabilly-style earrings -- is handmade.Chicago-based designer Aviva Kleiner is launching Heart Felt's spring collection of fascinators at the BUST Magazine Craftacular and ... Read More
BY Nikki in Eat Me on May 17, 2011 |
You've probably eaten a cupcake, but you've probably never eaten a cupcake as unique as one of Robicelli's creative concoctions. Matt and Allison Robicelli -- pastry chefs who used to work at fancy restaurants -- are trying to marry the mindset of a pastry chef with the affordable cupcake to bring "crazy delicious food to the average Joe."Robicelli's has a rotation of over 100 flavors and counting, but they're bringing one of their most popular and unusual ... Read More
BY Nikki in Crafty on May 16, 2011 |
Have you ever hungered for a pun about beets? If so, look no further than Black Sheep Heap, a small, progressive design house which focuses on projects that promote sustainability, laughter, and social justice.
Their hilarious "puns for planet Earth" are hand-printed onto organic apparel and recycled bags using non-toxic inks. You can even buy an "Avant-Gardener" onesie for your eco-friendly baby!Stop by the Black Sheep Heap table at this Saturday's BUST ... Read More