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 Set a colorful table with this simple napkin DIY Whether you have a full set of matching place settings or a hodgepodge of thrift store dishware, reusable napkins are an easy way to tie your table together and give your dinner party all kinds of personality. (Plus, they spare the planet a bunch of paper waste.) This basic DIY bucks the season’s expected hues with bright colors and bold patterns using little more than some fabric paint. So jazz up your next brunch, or make a...

  Deck out your ’do with this simple sewing DIY I’m the first to agree with Joan Crawford (played by Faye Dunaway) when she growls, “No...wire...hangers!” in the now infamous Mommie Dearest. But let’s be real: wire really does the trick when it comes to making this malleable headband. Be prepared to wear it everywhere—it’s easy to craft (under an hour!), it works with every style, and it’ll keep your hair out of the way if you decide to douse your face in ice water, unhinged-Hollywood-icon style....

  Ever scroll through your Instragram recommended videos and find yourself fully entranced by slime videos? If so, you're not alone, slime videos have engulfed Instagram and YouTube — the preferred platforms of today’s youth. Seriously, slime has become such a DIY mainstay, there have even been glue shortages. One elementary school girl is making a business out of slime. Zavia, a ten-year-old from Virginia, is using the popularity of slime to build herself an empire. It started with selling just slime out on the playground last year...

You are a green goddess, as everyone knows, and you want to avoid makeup that is tested on bunnies or filled with chemicals that belong in a landfill. Making your own shampoo/conditioner can be intimidating (what's even in shampoo?), but it is so much easier than you thought. BUST has scoured the interwebz on your behalf to find all the easiest, fastest and cleanest DIY recipes for all the products you already have on your sink counter: 1) Lavender & Rosemary Shampoo  This buddy from Premeditated Leftovers might have...

  Make your mark on Halloween with these super simple DIY fangs Whether you want to run with The Lost Boys, get a taste of True Blood, be Queen of the Damned, or simply Let the Right One In, a little fang can go a long way this Halloween season. (Or all-year-round if you ask us.) Forget about complicated tooth molds and sculpting clay. All you really need for these sharp-looking teeth are fake nails and denture adhesive. Then follow these four steps to join the undead....

  Suffragette City is a collective made up of artists, writers, and musicians aiming to break up the cis male-dominated creative scene. Their DIY zine elevates work made by women and genderqueer artists. Suffragette relies heavily on its punk rock ethos, providing a zine that is independently produced by a small team of local artists. But don't let the word "DIY" fool you into thinking that this is some amateurish endeavor! Gwynn Galitzer, founder of Suffragette City, is a self-proclaimed "graphic design nerd" and no newcomer to...

Longing to bring summery, breezy, boho vibes into fall? Keep the spirit of summer alive by adorning your body with beautiful pressed flower temporary tattoos. Follow the instructions from K.L Cao’s DIY Temporary Tattoo Art: Easy Step-by-Step Instructions for Watercolor, Henna, Flash Tattoos, and More! to add some floral art to yourself!   Pressed Flower Temporary Tattoo  Have you ever pressed flowers? Or maybe you forgot to add water to an arrangement? Either way, this Pressed Flowers tattoo gives these dried-out blooms a second chance and turns them...

Join us Saturday, September 23rd & Sunday, September 24th, 201710:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.New York Hall of Science @ Old World's Fair Grounds47-01 111th Street, Corona, NY 11368   The 8th annual BUST Craftacular @ World Maker Faire is this weekend, and we couldn't be more excited. Known as the "greatest show-and-tell on Earth," World Maker Faire is a two-day, family-friendly event that attracts over 95,000 visitors annually, bringing together educators, hobbyists, engineers, tech enthusiasts, crafters, artists, students, and more for a wild weekend of demos, exhibits, and fun....

Sharpen Your DIY Skills With This Inspiring Paper Project Papercutting is an art form with a long history, dating back thousands of years to China. Final pieces can be intricate and detailed or simple and graphic, perfect for art with a message. Making a papercut is a meditative process, one that’s easy to work on for a few minutes and come back to later, or sit down and lose yourself in. Create your own, or use our template to make this one (inspired by the famous...

Adulting can be damn hard. In addition to dealing with political stress, financial struggles, and general life hurdles, our bodies come in contact with environmental toxins on the daily. One way to detoxify and de-stress is with a steamy, pore-opening shower. Add an exfoliating sugar scrub and you also get the benefits of aromatherapy and self -massage, which can have lasting effects on your mood and general health, not to mention it’ll give you the smoothest skin around. Customize your scrub for morning, midday (no...
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