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For the birds!

BY Dawn in DIY

Birdhouse Jewelry!!! I first stumbled upon the lovely Miss Amy Lapierre of Birdhouse Jewelry at Artisits and Fleas in Brooklyn. I had long admired her beautiful, and so affordable jewelry while on my weekly stops at the flea market. And then, about 2 days before the very first Craftacular I had worked on (Holiday Craftacular 2006), I received the sweetest email from Amy letting me know that should I find myself in need of just one more last minute vendor, that she was my lady. Read More

Rar Rar Press!

BY Dawn in DIY

Adorable, witty, and charming letterpress prints! Each item is individually cranked through a vandercook press by Rebecca of Rar Rar Press. We're absolutely stoked she'll be with us at the Spring Fling Craftacular! Here are a few of my favs... Read More

VeraMeat!

BY Dawn in DIY

I'm don't know how else to describe jewelry designer Vera Balyura of VeraMeat as anything but charming, talented, and totally adorable. Think of snippets from your childhood imagination and then cast them into silver and gold- that's what her designs look like. Cowboys, and robots, and astronauts! Oh my! Vegetarian dino charm? She's got that one covered as well. Ah-mazing. Read More
BUST's Spring Fling Craftacular is going to be so totally fresh! Sponsored by The Frisky, the Spring Fling Craftacular will feature over 50 crafters from across the country offering the very best in handmade wares. But BUST’s Spring Fling Craftacular is not just another craft fair, it is also an all-day party with an entire room set aside for dancing and mingling. Our Craftacular DJs will put the spring in your step, spinning all your favorite jams from the ‘90s all day and into the night for a prom-themed dance. Read More
Mark your calendars for Crafty Wonderland's SECOND birthday party on April 13th!! It's Crafty Wonderland's 2nd birthday, so come out and shop from 40 fabulous vendors, decorate a cupcake at the DIY table and win special prizes! Crafty Wonderland The 2nd Sunday of Every Month at Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Read More

put yo hood up..

BY Tara in DIY

  Hooray! i'm super stoked to announce that i will be teaching a sewing class at Make Workshop on May 8th and 15th. Remember the hoodie project we featured in BUST in our Oct/Nov issue? Maybe you attempted it and failed miserably (hey, it happens to everyone) and could use some one on one guidance or mabes you were just named miss hoodie-maker extroidinaire, and just want to perfect your craft and learn alternate modifications to the standard hooded sweatshirt or maybe you've never threaded a sewing machine in your life and are terrified of trying it solo. Read More

Hustle & Sew

BY Team Intern in DIY

How many fashion boutiques do you know that can boast a yoga center and art gallery?  Renaissance women Hekima Hapa and Ngozi Odita, proprietors of Harriet's Alter Ego, are expanding their repertoire with the Hustle & Sew beginner's sewing class. Read More

Award winning!

BY Dawn in DIY

Rock n craft...

BY Dawn in DIY

There are tons of reasons to get excited about BUST's SXSW day party with Simian Records on Saturday March 15: FREE booze, FREE massages (for real!), plenty of awesome music, and April coverboy Elijah Wood in the DJ booth. But one of the things we're most stoked about is our craft station! The very stylish and rad ladies of Naughty Secretary Club and Austin Craft Mafia will be hanging out all day with us to craft snazzy eye masks fit for miss Holly Golightly herself! With crafty gear provided by Tulip, Crafty Chica, and Aleene's, it will be a rock n' crafty party to remember. P.S. Read More

Ferosha Coutura

BY Laurie in DIY

Forget the dems, my vote last night was for Project Runway winner CHRISTIAN SIRIANO. I love him! So glad he won. Fierce. Read More