BY Erika W. Smith
on Sep 27, 2012
Loop of the Loom is home to New York City’s first certified SAORI method studio, gallery, and loom distributor – and they’re coming to the BUST Magazine Craftacular!
SAORI is a contemporary hand weaving program founded by Misao Jo in Japan in 1969. She created her own loom and style called SAORI, from the Zen word “Sai,” meaning everything has its own individual dignity, and “Ori,” meaning weaving. SAORI is a hand weaving ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Sep 26, 2012
Recent college grad Sami Jo Jensen turned her passion for frugal crafting into a successful business: Poor & Pretty Bath Sweets and Body Treats.
Poor & Pretty’s signature item is Cupcake Soap. Sure, it looks like a delectable treat you’d like to nosh on, but it’s 100% suds-inducing goodness. Sami packages bath “truffles” and whipped soap “frosting” in deliciously appropriate (and environmentally friendly!) ... Read More
BY Brittany Houlihan
on Sep 26, 2012
If you’re a crafty and caring girl, this is a great project for you! Girls Love Mail is a charity that collects crafty, hand-written letters that are distributed to women recently diagnosed with breast cancer and those going through treatment. Even if you don’t consider yourself particularly artsy, kind words to these strong ladies are always appreciated. A fun idea is gathering your friends to create cards together!
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BY Bridgette Miller
on Sep 12, 2012
The moment you've been waiting for has arrived: applications are now open for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 in New York City!
This year's holiday shopping extravaganza will take place on Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York.
The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 will feature:
Two full days to sell during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.
A ... Read More
BY Intern Christina
on Aug 16, 2012
Discovery Channel's annual Shark Week has me feeling very ocean-oriented, and though I'm not very crafty, I have countless creative, Pinterest-crazy pals who I think would be into these shark-inspired DIY projects. Go on ahead and dive into these shark-infested waters--you won't regret it.
First, we have to make sure our nails look fly. Or in this case, bloody as hell. Check out the mani below for easy inspiration. All you'll need are blue and red nail polish ... Read More