BY Intern Yasmin
on Jun 20, 2012
For me and many other creative people I know, crafting has always been a solitary and selfish endeavor. Between the month during 7th grade that I holed myself up in my room every evening to work on a latch-hooked Winnie the Pooh pillow and the hours I currently spend in quirky vintage boutiques looking for trinkets to deconstruct into novelty earrings, I’m embarrassed to admit that most of what I make falls into the ‘look, don’t touch’ (or ... Read More
It's time to start counting down to our Craftacular at The Seed on June 16th and 17th, and what better way than to celebrate one of our awesome vendors? Today in particular we'll be giving a shout out to the wonderful Black Sheep Heap, a custom screenprinting shop working out of New York City.
Black Sheep Heap will serve all of your needs for quirky green designs. With slogans such as "Beet the system" and "Avant-gardener," they're the perfect way to show off your ... Read More
BY Intern Ginny
on May 11, 2012
Mother’s Day is only a couple of days away, but there's still time for you to make a crafty, handmade gift for the moms in your life. Here are some great tutorials for gifts that can be made after a quick trip to the craft store (or your craft closet).
1. Easy, breezy summer scarf
This only requires some scissors and a soft, large T-shirt! A few snips and you have a stylish scarf.
2. Pretty framed chalkboard
It’s surprisingly simple to ... Read More
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 Intern Kelsie
on Apr 02, 2012
Crafting gets a bad rep. Relegated to senior citizen homes and children's day camps, admitting a penchant for crafting in your twenties elicits confusion and discomfort from your peers. Sample reaction: "But, like, why would you make something when you could buy it at Target?!"
Here at BUST, though, we think half the fun (or sometimes all of the fun!) in acquiring something new comes from doing it yourself. Thanks to the hundreds of awesome DIY blogs these ... Read More
BY Julisa Colón
on Mar 30, 2012
Join us for our one-day shopping extravaganza at the 8th Annual BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012. With over 100+ vendors selling unique handmade goods, a room full of delicious specialty food vendors, a bar serving craft beer, and a DJ spinning rad tunes, this is an event you don't want to miss. The fabulous fair will take place on Saturday, April 14th (11AM-7PM) at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, NYC.
Vendors will be selling handmade jewelry, ... Read More
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
on Feb 07, 2012
Get ready for a hot evening with BUST Magazine and Babeland at our free Valentine's party tonight! Stop by Babeland SoHo from 7-9 PM to craft D.I.Y. pasties and to celebrate BUST's new February/March issue, which includes 15 ways to banish bore-gasms and instructions for making D.I.Y. lube.While you craft and shop, enjoy complimentary cocktails sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka and treats from Baked by Assata.Arrive early because the first 50 attendees will ... Read More
on Feb 03, 2012
Vendor applications are now open for the BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Spring 2012 in NYC! Don't miss your chance to participate in our one-day shopping event, which will take place on Saturday, April 14th at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, NYC.
We're looking for 100+ crafters and food artisans -- any and all handmade crafts and specialty foods are welcome. Application deadline is March 5th, 2012.For more information about the event, check out the Frequently ... Read More