Full of beans

BY Dawn in General

There are a few things that the ladies at BUST HQ have an unforgivable sweet tooth for: Babycakes, cheese (doesn't matter what kind), See's candies, and coffee...every day. We're fortunate to be in close proximity to one of the best coffee shops in town, but when one of the 'terns went out to do the usual caffeine run this morning, we were kind of panicked when we were informed that their espresso machine was down. Bollocks!Thankfully for us, we have David Lynch. ... Read More

We heart Ayrn!

BY Dawn in Crafty

The holidays came early for us in the BUST office this month when Aryn and Matt from SaveAyrn.com sent us a ton of Save Aryn booty! Ayrn suffers from a congenital heart defect and a weird undiagnosable swelling condition. in short, she's too sick to waste her time in a cubicle and she's selling t-shirts to pay her medical bills and squeeze some pleasure out of this life. She's taking on her current situation with courage and a sense of humor, and we kind of love ... Read More
If you missed your chance to go to the Holiday Craftacular, you should definitely check out this rad video that Rob and Corinne from Threadheads shot for Threadbanger.com. In it, they give their crafty rundown on the whole event.  Also, more photos of the Craftacular have been posted to the party pix page!   ... Read More

Tonight!

BY Dawn in General

Craftacular- It's a wrap!

BY Dawn in Crafty

    We did it! BUST put together the biggest and best shop n' party this city has ever seen! Over 6000 shoppers came to the Holiday Craftacular and let the good times roll with Amy Sedaris and over 200 indie crafty vendors. For most of the afternoon, there was a line reaching all the way down to 6th Avenue! Once inside, happy shoppers loaded up on the coolest and most unique holiday gifts around. And hopefully you stopped by to have your holiday ... Read More

Don't forget!!!

BY Dawn in Crafty

Birds of a feather...

BY Dawn in Crafty

look good together!Marin Dearie is a New Orleans based artist, designer, and all around rock star. This past summer, a friend of mine had given me a pair of her bird earrings as a gift. Soon after I couldn't help but accumulate an entire flock of different shaped and colored birdies. She also paints!!!Her designs are sure to fly off the shelves, so make like an early bird and get to Craftacular booth E21!!! ... Read More

Postlapsaria

BY Dawn in Crafty

You can't help but girl crush out on Keiko from Postlapsaria. Not only does she have a passion for pandas and unicorns, but she makes cuuuuuuutest clothes!See more of her awesome designs at booth F1 at the Craftacular! ... Read More

New from Quirk

BY Dawn in Crafty

Do you like knitting? Check. What about celebrities? Like them, too? Check. What if you could knit yourself your very own celebrity? You know, to hang out with. Now you can, thanks to Knitted Icons: 25 Celebrity Doll Patterns, by Carol Meldrum (Quirk Books). From Audrey Hepburn and Madonna to Andy Warhol, Mr. T, and Jackie O, Knitted Icons includes basic knitting and sewing instructions to make 25 yarn stars. Each doll stands 10 inches high—perfect for ... Read More

Pushing your button...

BY Dawn in Crafty

To quote the very talented Kate Black of Kate Black and Bad Buttons, "If you prefer the company of humans who can hold their own in conversation and control their bowel movements, this is the mirror for you!"Indeed it is.Not only does Kate make adorable buttons, pocket mirrors, and bottle openers featuring things like cheeky feminist quips, retro bombshells, and my favorite urban critter, but she is also responsible for Joan Jett pendants, kitchy ... Read More
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