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BUST’s 6th annual Craftacular at World Maker Faire is this weekend, (Saturday Sept 26-Sunday Sept 27th) at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, NYC, will have over 60 vendors on hand, including Armstrong's All Natural. Armstrong's All Natural is a line of organic products devoted to handmade, locally sourced products made in small batches. Ranging from products for shaving and showering to sunflower-based slaves to leather conditioners for your favorite fall leathers, their devotion is sure to get you cozy as the seasons change.   Renewable,...

  Stern Design Works joins us for the 6th annual BUST Craftacular at World Maker Faire in Queens, NY Sat, Sept. 26th- Sun, Sept 27th and we are stoked to welcome this creative collection of designers! Self-described as a “multidisciplinary design studio that creates idiosyncratic work that celebrates the intersection between science, technology and art using techniques ranging from traditional metal smithing to 3D printing,” we’ll just describe them as them as AWESOME. Established in 2007 in Brooklyn, NY, Stern Design Works reminds us why quirky is cool with everything from octopi...
      The 6th annual BUST Craftacular is set to happen this weekend (Saturday, September 26-Sunday, Sept. 27) at World Maker Faire. There will be a wide range of vendors selling everything from giant disco robots to 3D printers. With over 70 vendors on site in Queens, NYC selling their work, there will be plenty of goodies to ogle over.         Carrier Pigeon Magazine will be there selling its 14th issue, which includes etchings and a nifty perforated origami dust jacket. The magazine focuses on collaborating across disciplines and...
Do you want to attend the BUST Craftacular and the 2015 World Maker Faire? Of course you do -- and now, you have the chance to do so, 100% FREE. In case you don’t know, the BUST Craftacular is New York’s longest-running craft fair and indie shopping series. We hold multiple Craftaculars throughout the year, in New York City, Brooklyn, Boston, Los Angeles and London. This weekend, September 26-27, the BUST Craftacular will take place at the 2015 World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science...

With just a few pretty blooms and some ordinary household supplies, you can press flowers in a flash.  Pressing flowers has to be one of the easiest crafts in the world. Back in the day, blooms were preserved in a flower press or between the pages of a heavy book, and took weeks to dry completely. But today, a microwave can help you get the job done in one minute flat. Glue your finished petals to poster board and place them in a glass-fronted frame, and...
Whenever we tire of the latest hair-on-head trends, it seems the popular thing to do is shift focus to the hair on our face (see: beards, mutton chops, mustach-ioed women, etc). Since trends tend to recycle every few years, it seems we're back at the facial hair stages – this time, the cool thing to do is your eyebrows. If you consider yourself a trendy human, this list is for you (and if you're not, that's okay, you may or may not want to give these crazy...
Mark your calendars for the biggest indie craft bash in Brooklyn, happening December 19th & 20th at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint. Vendors who apply early can get a 10% discount off of their booth fee up until September 1st with code 10OFFHOLIDAY – plus we’re offering new booth options and the unveil of the Brooklyn EXPO Center’s new and improved venue. Apply here to get in on the discount!   The Details: December 19th & 20th , 2015 (Saturday & Sunday) 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.   Brooklyn Expo...

With the Philly Naked Bike Ride and fall’s SlutWalk Providence quickly approaching, I needed something glitzy to complete my event attire - or non-attire. Yeah, yeah, it’s called the "Naked" Bike Ride, but it’s also an opportunity to wear nipple tassels and pasties and prance around in public. Since I don’t have the funds for the fancy stuff (like these babies from Agent Provocateur), I rolled up my sleeves and crafted my own no-sew nipple tassels. They’re easy to make, and your wallet won't go running for the toilet. They’re not...

I love when I know that the things I put into and onto my body are 100% au naturel. Now, I'm not necessarily an angel when it comes to this, but I do make an effort and when that effort involves fun, crafty ideas about how to make your own makeup, I swoon.This recipe for all-natural eyeliner is both cheap and easy, some other things I like my makeup to be. The only thing you'll have to buy to make it is activated charcoal. I...
To add a little multipurpose bling to your outfit, skip the candy necklace and go slip on some crayon rings. These chunky bands provide artsy oomph, and as a bonus, they’re super easy and inexpensive to make. So grab that box of crayons you’ve had rattling around since the third grade, dust off your old coloring books, and read on! Materials Newspaper Modeling clay Paper or plastic cup, at least 2" in diameter Popsicle sticks or plastic spoons, for mixing Petroleum jelly Silicone rubber or putty—or use a mold-making kit such as...
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