BY BUST Magazine
on Oct 24, 2012
Your friend is cooking up a Halloween costume that involves cardboard, a yard of metal sheeting, and a dozen wire hangers; it may look cool, but there’s a good chance she won’t be able to sit down or hold her drink all night. You, on the other hand, will be sitting pretty in this simple mask, which you can make from household supplies in only an hour or two. Keep the rest of your costume minimal—and keep your hands free for holding your beer.
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BY Bridgette Miller
on Oct 23, 2012
Attention, UK crafters!
The deadline for applications to the BUST Christmas Craftacular 2012 in London is this Friday, October 26. APPLY NOW for your chance to join the fun on December 16, 2012!
The BUST Magazine Christmas Craftacular is a one-day shopping extravaganza that will run from 12 PM until 6 PM on December 16 at York Hall in London’s East End. Shoppers will enjoy drinks, DJs, prizes, DIY demos, and, of course, the very best in handmade ... Read More
BY Intern Scarlet
on Oct 08, 2012
Picking a costume for Halloween is hard work, if you take it seriously (which I do, thank you very much). Finding the perfect balance of funny, interesting, and comfortable to walk around in is incredibly difficult. And forget buying something at a store if you want to avoid tacking the word “sexy” to the beginning of your costume and freezing to death.
That’s why the blog “Take Back Halloween!” is so incredible. Its mission is to “take back” ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos
on Oct 04, 2012
Here at BUST we’re big on crafting — we even wrote a book on it — so we’re super excited for the launch of a fantastic new fashion-forward DIY site, Kollabora.com, that provides inspiration, knowledge, and an online community for all levels of makers this month.
Founder Nora Abousteit started Kollabora, which stems from the Latin word “collabo” meaning to work together, as a way to create an online community that shares ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Sep 26, 2012
Plastering your nose with a blackhead-removing strip and then looking at the gunk that comes out of your face is one of life’s most beautiful and disgusting pleasures. But who wants to spend money on what’s essentially sticky paper? Here’s how to make your own strips.
Combine one tablespoon of unflavored gelatin with one to two tablespoons of milk.
Microwave for about 10 seconds until the mixture becomes liquid, then stir and smear on your ... Read More