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
on Jan 31, 2012
Remember your do-or-die New Year’s resolution to ditch your soul sucking dead-end job? It’s now February and you’re still selling out -- spending all your after-work hours sobbing bitterly into pints of Guinness (or salted-caramel ice cream). Craftcation Indie Business & DIY Conference on March 22-25, 2012 in Ventura, California is coming to the rescue! This three-day indie business conference, sponsored by BUST Magazine, focuses on starting ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Jan 27, 2012
If you're a vinylphile, you know how tempting those records in the $1 bin can be. The thing that sucks, though, is that they're usually so cheap for a reason: either everybody already has that Engelbert Humperdinck album, or they're in pretty rough shape. I've picked up many a sweet gem only to find that it was almost unlistenable on my turntable. The only place I want snaps, crackles, and pops is in my cereal, dammit!
Luckily, there is a ... Read More
BY Julisa Colón
on Dec 20, 2011
This holiday's BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair was a smashing success, drawing crowds of excited shoppers and crafters to 82Mercer for the season's most comprehensive collection of handmade gifts.
Though the craftacular is over, there’s plenty of DIY holiday cheer leftover for our raffle winner! NYU student Kelly Feng is the lucky gal who received a bunch of awesome, adorable goodies so graciously donated by our sponsors and ... Read More
BY Intern Courtney
on Dec 20, 2011
Gabrielle Biar, the triple-threat designer, mother, and blogger has debuted some outstanding colored-pencil jewelry. Her latest creations were featured on Lost At E Minor: a webzine that features "inspiring art, design, music, photography, and pop culture."
These vibrant back-to-school themed pieces are awesome, but the best part is that Biar provides a step-by-step guide on her blog, Design Mom. There, you can find exactly what you need to recycle ... Read More
BY Julisa Colón
on Dec 09, 2011
Follow us on foursquare !
So, we've finally done it - our new foursquare page is up for your perusal! Be sure to follow us for lists of our fave spots far and wide, as well as tips offering up advice about specific places so you can explore your city with (discerning) style.
We'll be updating it regularly with some of the most awesome restaurants, bars, clothing shops, book stores, music stores, and hangouts, so be sure to check back often.
And ... Read More
BY Olivia Saperstein
on Dec 07, 2011
We all know that homemade gifts are the way to make loved ones feel warm and fuzzy. At this weekend's BUST Magazine Craftacular, at 82 Mercer St., you can learn how to make a ton of cool gifts, and pick up mad skills.
At the BUST DIY Guide to Life Lab there will be classes throughout Saturday and Sunday afternoon on how to make friendship bracelets, bath bombs, terrariums, snow globes, and rad retro hairstyles. All projects are excerpted from the BUST DIY Guide ... Read More
on Nov 30, 2011
Get festive tonight at Babeland SoHo's kinky crafting party, sponsored by BUST Magazine!Make your own ornaments ($5 materials fee) and help Babeland deck out their holiday bush -- be sure to stick around for the tree lighting. Plus, enjoy complimentary cocktails sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka.The party starts at 7 PM, but arrive early because the first 25 attendees will receive goodie bags with toys and a copy of BUST's newest issue.Babeland SoHo43 Mercer ... Read More
BY Intern Courtney
on Nov 29, 2011
Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, we're officially in the throes of the Christmas season. If you're looking for some great DIY gifts and decorations, we've got you covered. The holiday season is a perfect time of year to get crafty--so grab a cup of nog, and lets get started!
When you're wrapping presents this holiday season, don’t throwaway the odds and ends of your paper. Instead, use those remainders as materials for your DIY wrapping paper ... Read More
in Style File
on Oct 25, 2011
Need some gigantic eyelashes sometime soon, say, for Halloween, and don’t want to pay almost $10 for them? Well I got the tutorial for you! I found a tutorial on youtube on how to make your own false lashes with just a few materials that most people have around and got to makin’.
Another fake eyelash (this is just to give you a guide at how long you need to make the lash. You could also just take a small piece of paper ... Read More