BY Intern Yasmin
on Jun 13, 2012
Whether you’re decorating your first teeny-weeny-itsy-bitsy studio or trying to re-vamp the house you’ve been in for decades, there’s nothing worse than having a friend (or worse, the exterminator guy) come into your spruced-up pad only to say “Oh, I have that [insert painting/vase/dinette set/other item from Ikea/Target/Crate and Barrel here] at my house too!” But that sort of awkward and mildly ego-crushing experience is inevitable ... Read More
BY Intern Lauren
on Jun 13, 2012
There’s a certain kind of gratification that comes along with purchasing a vintage or handmade item, whether it’s because you know you’re reducing your carbon footprint, or you feel assured that you can stroll the streets of Manhattan without exchanging an awkward, unexpected moment with a stranger of “Are we wearing the exact same thing?”
Whatever the reason, GreenBeing, one of the vendors setting up shop at our Craftacular event at ... Read More
on Dec 05, 2011
Beer soap? Yes! Inspired by her herbalism studies and work as a health research consultant, Mary Kearns cooks up soaps and more from the yummiest, healthiest ingredients available, then wraps them in fun, earth-friendly packaging. It makes her happy when people smell her products and say, “I want to eat this.”
Besides smelling yummy and looking good, Herban Lifestyle products are certified sustainable by Green America and cruelty-free by Leaping ... Read More
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
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