BY Intern Caroline
on Apr 20, 2012
With Earth Day fast approaching, the internet is all abuzz with sustainable crafts designed with our beloved planet in mind. We're all taught at a young age how reduce and reuse should come before recycle, but somewhere along the way I think a lot of us forget the first two. Here are a few projects that reuse former trash. They are so simple, the laziest person in the world (yours truly) can do them, so you have no excuse. C'mon. Don't you love your Mother ... Read More
BY Samantha Vincenty
on Mar 29, 2012
The cross stitches found at DefiantDamsel's Etsy shop are a hilarious collection of pop culture gems. There's nothing like embroidery to lend a quaint charm to a filthy "Heathers" quote. You can get the pattern and stitch it yourself, or if you're craft-challenged like me (clumsy sausage-finger hands and no attention span) you can buy the finished product in a frame. I think Joel McHale would look great in my den.
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on Feb 27, 2012
Crafters and foodies, have you applied for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012 yet? Don't miss your chance to participate in our one-day spring shopping event on Saturday, April 14th! Vendor applications close next Monday, March 5th.
The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012 will feature:
100+ craft and food vendors -- any and all handmade crafts and specialty foods are welcome.
A beautiful event space at 82 Mercer Street in ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Feb 27, 2012
After last week's frustrating news about jewelry company Tatty Devine, we're happy to report something a little cheerier: their book, How to Make Jewellery with Tatty Devine, will be published by Penguin in the U.S. in 2013! Tatty Devine (founded by Rosie Wolfenden and Harriet Vine) has become famous in England for their witty, offbeat designs, often made out of Perspex (a type of lightweight, durable acrylic). The brand's arty wares can be found in shops ... Read More
BY Intern Kelsie
on Feb 17, 2012
It's no secret that we love some quality arts and crafts here at BUST. We'll take embroidery hoops, knitting needles, and paper mache over just about anything else. What's even better than DIY-ing for fun, though, is putting your crafty skills to good use! Danish artist Hanne Bang is spearheading a project called "In A War Someone Has to Die," which is a transnational effort to unite women against a common enemy: war. Bang seeks to collect handkerchiefs ... Read More