on Jul 25, 2014
Open Road media recently released the awesome (if we do say so ourselves) BUST DIY Guide to Life ebook! And we've got three of 'em to give away!
This book is the cream of the crop, the top of the charts, the best of the best DIY ideas from over 2 decades of BUST magazine -- and it's not just crafts, but also recipes, fashion, beauty, and general life stuff -- like how to throw a DIY wedding, buy your own house, or even organize a DIY ... Read More
on Jul 22, 2014
Take over 250 of the best crafts, beauty tips, career advice, recipes and more that Bust Magazine has ever published and put them into one handy volume, and you'll have The Bust DIY Guide to Life. This colorful, illustrated guide to a craftier you has delighted Bust fans as a print edition, and we're proud to share three projects in celebration of its ebook debut! Now, you can download all of these Bust favorites to your e-reader and have ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Sep 25, 2012
Hi, all! I’m Maggie, one of BUST’s brand-spanking-new blog interns, and I’m moving into a new apartment. This week, in fact!
This is an awesome thing because it’s gigantic and sunny and in a neighborhood that I love. Also, my current abode is a subterranean nightmare, and boy, oh, boy, am I excited to GTFO.
The new pad, although free of rats and creepy landlords, comes with its own, ahem, peculiar charms. Like low ceilings! Pink ... Read More
on Dec 01, 2011
Shop handmade this holiday season at the 7th annual BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2011, where more than 200 craft and specialty food vendors each day will be selling unique, one-of-a-kind gifts! Our first-ever two day holiday shopping extravaganza will take place on Saturday, December 10th (11 AM - 8 PM) and Sunday, December 11th (11 AM - 7 PM) at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, NYC.In addition to shopping, handcraft your own gifts at The BUST DIY Guide ... Read More
on Nov 15, 2011
Both Debbie and I had a great time on our mini - west coast book tour for The BUST D.I.Y. Guide to Life, it’s always a pleasure to meet BUST readers on the road! Here are a few highlights from the trip.
1st stop Seattle
Debbie took the train from NY, and I flew in to Seattle and got to see some old friends, including Dave, Annabel, Heather, Emily, Mark, Steve, Kelly and (fab advertiser) Sandy Glaze of Sin In Linen. I was psyched to get a tour of the fabulous ... Read More
on Oct 29, 2011
While Laurie is already on the West Coast (she had a wedding there this weekend), I am just starting my trip to our first stop: Seattle. I'm travelling cross country by train, which I've been doing pretty frequently for the past 12 years -- in fact, the very first time I ever did was for the book tour for the first BUST book, back in 1999.
Anyway, the first part of this 3-day journey is an overnite train trip from NYC to Chicago -- all of Amtrak's trains that go to ... Read More
on Oct 13, 2011
The BUST book tour is officially kicking off this weekend and we're very excited to be heading out to Bushwick on Sunday afternoon to visit Mike Edison and Judy McGuire and to talk about our new book on The Mike and Judy show.We'll be streaming live at 2pm on this crazy thing they call the internet radio. Tune in for some real talk.
Rumor has it that we'll be rewarded with beer and pizza (from ... Read More
on Sep 14, 2011
Join us at The BUST DIY Guide to Life Lab at World Maker Faire, NYC!
Come get an early look at The BUST DIY Guide to Life with authors and BUST co-founders Debbie Stoller and Laurie Henzel at the World Maker Faire in NYC this weekend: Saturday Sept 17 and Sunday Sept 18.We'll be crafting up projects from BUST's big new book with two days of exciting demos, DIY projects, book signings, and more.Make mozerella in a microwave * Create a cute terrarium * Craft up some ... Read More
on Sep 06, 2011
Wanna know what it takes to put together a craft book? Here, our book editor at STC Craft|Melanie Falick Books, Liana Allday, tells the true story of how the "The BUST DIY Guide to Life" came to be.
The idea for The BUST DIY Guide to Life came to us one day in fall 2009 as Melanie [Falick, of STC Craft|Melanie Falick Books] and I sat around the office, dreaming up future books. I said something like, wouldn’t it be amazing to do a book with ... Read More