BY Intern Stephanie G in Crafty on Dec 08, 2009 |
If you were one of the hundreds who made it out to this years Craftacular in NYC, you'll probably agree that it was the best BUST event to date! Not only did the masses get to peruse the greatest handmade items this side of the Mississippi, there were tons of free goodies and charitable causes represented as well.
The morning kicked off with free coffee from Joe and goodie bags chuck full of special gifts for the first 500 peeps through the door. From jewelry to ... Read More
BY Eliza C. Thompson in Crafty on Dec 04, 2009 |
One more time for the back row -- this Sunday is BUST's Holiday Craftacular in NYC, and if you haven't already cleared your calendar for that day, you better get on it. Top 5 reasons to come to the Craftacular:
1) Over 200 vendors will be selling their awesome handmade wares -- and it's the present-giving time of year.
2) Free stuff! We have gift bags for the first 500 attendees, coffee from Joe's, and other assorted snacks. Who doesn't love free stuff? AND the ... Read More
BY Bette Bentley in Crafty on Dec 04, 2009 |
For the past couple months, I have lived and breathed the BUST Holiday Craftacular. Helping our fearless leader, the adorable-blue-eyed-badass to my left, with vendor maps, spreadsheets, and everything she needs. During the back-end process, I came across many-a-crafter. BUT I must say, one of the crafters I am most excited about is Lillian Crowe (table 127). Her beautiful, brass bone and gut necklaces are my dream come true. Not to get too ... Read More
BY Bette Bentley in Crafty on Dec 02, 2009 |
AND because my throbbing blueballs hurt for this Sunday (the annual BUST Holiday Craftacular in NYC. DUH). These blueballs can only be satisfied by sneaking online. There, I look at a plethora of indie, handmade ware in the privacy of a dark bedroom. Sweet relief. Until Sunday, at least, when I get to go all the way. One of the crafters that really gets me going is Ink and Wit. Her prints, notecards, and invitations are simply ... Read More
BY Intern Leala in Crafty on Dec 01, 2009 |
Pillows for the People (you guessed it, another vendor at Bust's Craftacular!) is a New York based company started by Parisa Karimi, and is each pillow handmade by her. Using vintage fabrics, these lavender filled pillows are really something special.
Some of her famous clients include Leo DiCaprio and Patti Smith.
These would make a lovely addition to any home.
Photo courtesy of Pillow by the People's ... Read More