BY Maggie Carr
on Mar 05, 2013
Calling all crafters, artisans, and fine foodists: we're heading to Brooklyn's bee-you-tiful DUMBO waterfront on Saturday, May 4th for our 7th annual Spring Craftacular and Food Fair.It's gonna be a fun-filled day of shopping, food trucks and carts galore, DIY workshops, spectacular raffle prizes, DJs, games, and much, much more. Plus, the first 300 shoppers get a swag bag chock-full of crafty goodies--and it's free to attend.
We just kicked off the vendor application period for the Spring Craftacular, and we want you--yes, you!--to apply. Read More
BY Jennifer Welsing
on Feb 22, 2013
There are a lot of comic books out there. A lot. Between new, old, professional, and DIY, it can be dangerous finding a good comic. If you're like me and like the self-published, stories-about-real-life kind of books then I have one for you. What's New, Pussycat? by Mari Naomi is a perfect graphic novel that might make you a little sad and maybe a little enlightened.
What's New, Pussycat? tells a tale of a young Mari and an acquaintance that she views as a bit of a dork, but nice nonetheless. Read More
BY Kari Belsheim
on Feb 19, 2013
At BUST, we love DIY—it allows you to personalize and pinch pennies too! Plus, we all know that our DIY skills are going to come in mad handy during the zombie apocalypse.
One of our favorite bloggers, How-To Hair Girl, creates hair tutorials to help you do your own ‘do. She covers everything from the “no-poo” trend (not just a clever name) to cool home coloring techniques and hip haircuts.
I am particularly crazy about HTHG’s Patsy Cline-inspired honky-tonk bouffant tutorial. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Feb 15, 2013
Do you have a pair of plain Jane wedges that need spicing up? Do you have access to a craft supply store or thrift shop? This tutorial is fun and easy as pie! You can make your very own doily wedge shoes with just a few essential crafty items. You need a simple pair of wedges, some doilies, scissors, a clothespin, decoupage glue, and a paintbrush. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Feb 07, 2013
A simple floral print nail art design, perfect for spring! This eye-catching design will surely bring a vintage look to any outfit.
Start by painting your nails with a nude beige nail polish.
Using a small nail art brush, create a few circles on each nail. The circles don’t need to be perfect.
Using a thinner brush and a dark red nail polish, carefully outline each rose, then do several smaller C-shapes within the circle to suggest petals. Read More