BY craftacular in Crafty on Jun 13, 2014 |
Julie Ann is a blogger, greeting card designer, and DIY lover. The Orange County, California creative is currently pursuing her dreams and selling her wildly popular greeting cards online, along with several shops across the United States, including Urban Outfitters.
To read more about Julie and her artistic endeavors, read on.
Tell us about yourself!
My name is Julie and I own Julie Ann Art, a Los Angeles-based paper goods line. My designs are all ... Read More
BY craftacular in Crafty on Jun 12, 2014 |
Meet Elvia Lahman and Hannah Metz, founders of The Loved One. What began as a vintage wholesale business quickly blossomed into a popular online store and a series of pop-up shops in Los Angeles and New York. Priding themselves on their selection of quality vintage and American-made lingerie, the pair eventually settled into their own retail space in Pasadena. The Loved One now carries their own line of lingerie and a line of clothing reconstructed from vintage ... Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle in Crafty on Jun 02, 2014 |
I don’t know about you, but summer's the time when I kick up my heels and bust out my Mod Podge. The warm weather makes me not only want to clean and redecorate, but do fun crafts in order to personalize my space. Lately I’ve been on a home décor craft kick, so I thought I’d share this weekend’s DIY with all my BUSTies--it's my new pin-up coffee table!My two roommates know me as a serial sidewalk furniture hoarder (I prefer ... Read More
BY Emma Tilden in Crafty on May 26, 2014 |
Yesterday on my way home from work I stopped by the grocery store to pick up something for dinner. I wandered the aisles, grabbing a bit of this and that from the shelves—“I need paper towels, right?” “Mmm, that looks delicious. I deserve a treat!” Unfortunately I found that, when I finally reached the cash register, my ‘this and that’ ended up costing over $20.00! Now, $20 may not seem like ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Crafty on May 24, 2014 |
You asked and we listened...and we're super excited to FINALLY bring the BUST Craftacular back to Los Angeles on Saturday, June 21st. We're setting up a one-day-only celebration of all things handmade, vintage, and delicious at Mack Sennett Studios in Silver Lake, and we're looking for a few more vendors to join the party.Just a sample of all the fun we had at BUST Craftacular's Primped in Brooklyn this spring!
In addition to the amazing shopping, we'll have ... Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle in Crafty on May 19, 2014 |
There's something in crisp summer air that brings out the crafter in all of us. For us here in the city, it’s just getting nice enough to get out our spray paint, hike up to the roof, and repaint some old side tables (which may or may not be my plan for the weekend).
Are you feeling inspired but you're lacking projects to conquer? Check out HGTV’s YouTube channel HGTV Handmade. I’m am utterly obsessed with all these ladies and the projects they ... Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle in Crafty on May 15, 2014 |
My mom and I are both obsessed with weddings, even though neither of us is getting married any time in the distant future. I guess our fandom is justified, seeing as my mother is a florist who works with brides all the time and I was brought up in that same atmosphere -- that is to say, surrounded by happy brides and blooming peonies tucked carefully in hydrangea bouquets.Here's my mom and I, presenting at a garden show.
So not so surprisingly, this is how ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on May 06, 2014 |
Here's another fantastic tutorial from author/DIY guru Alison Caporimo, who hosted a workshop table at last Sunday's BUST Craftacular: PRIMPED. This easy DIY appears in Alison's book, InstaCraft: Fun and Simple Projects for Adorable Gifts, Decor, and More, published by Ulysses Press.
This whimsical, colorful placemat will definitely up the ante on your home decor, and it could not be simpler. So let's give it a ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on May 02, 2014 |
Here's another great craft from author/DIY guru Alison Caporimo, who'll be hosting a workshop table at the Sunday, May 4th BUST Craftacular: PRIMPED. This easy DIY iPhone case tutorial appears in her book, InstaCraft: Fun and Simple Projects for Adorable Gifts, Decor, and More, published by Ulysses Press. This guaranteed one-of-a-kind case is sure to get your phone in the mood for PRIMPED!
Wood-grain contact paper
iPhone ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine in Crafty on May 01, 2014 |
We can’t believe it’s finally time for the first-ever BUST Craftacular's Primped, our shopping and pampering expo for stylish rebels. We absolutely cannot wait to see all your faces this weekend in Brooklyn!
This beautiful beast of an event brings together the very best of the Brooklyn indie scene, including one-of-a-kind vintage and handmade fashion, rocking DJs, locally sourced food, free salon services (nail DIYs, a braid bar, ... Read More