BY Maggie Carr
on Nov 21, 2012
Berkley Illustration is run by a powerhouse couple: self-taught artist Ryan hand-inks quirky formal portraits of woodland creatures and Lucy handles the sales and customer-service end of their business. They’ve been a huge hit on Etsy since 2007, and lucky us—we get to check out their unusual animal prints in person at the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular!
Look for Berkley’s well-dressed creatures on frame-able prints, tote bags, bottle openers, ... Read More
Part drawing, part digital manipulation, multi-media artist/illustrator Heidi Phelps creates some stellar posters, prints, and even flasks out of her one-woman studio Wayward Broad.
The renegade art studio promotes empowerment for women and awareness of women’s issues through artistic expression. Recently she has released a special edition piece, titled Tres Gatos Rosados (Cat Triptych), in support of Pussy Riot.
Like what you see and want ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Nov 19, 2012
Oh, the weather outside is frightful…but Alex Silva’s cozy handmade knits are beyond delightful. Her intricate circle scarves—in luxe merino wool—are perfect to pair with even the drabbest of winter coats on chilly days. I’m especially loving her candy-colored Aztec Knit Print Scarf:
I’m also dying over these high-waisted knickers in a delicious dusty green. I’m picturing ‘em with an off-the-shoulder oversized ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith
on Nov 15, 2012
It’s time to get excited, because the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular is almost here!
The 8th annual BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular and Food Fair will take place on Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York City. There will be over 200 vendors, and you can look forward to gorgeous handmade crafts, delicious food, craft beer, DJs, and raffle prizes. It’s the perfect time to buy ... Read More
on Oct 06, 2011
Oh hey, no big whoop, but we’ve made a BOOK. Seriously, it’s kind of a big deal, and we’re very proud and super excited about the release! Its called The BUST D.I.Y. Guide to Life, Making Your Way Through Every Day and it’s a hefty tome published by big time publishers Abrams/Stewart Tabori & Chang. We’ve collected over 250 of our favorite projects from the past 15 years of BUST Magazine - including crafts, recipes, ... Read More
in Style File
on Dec 18, 2009
One of my fave BUST Holiday Craftacular vendors sent me this head piece today at left, that I am totally in love with. It's called "Champagne Celebration" and will look totally cute for a holiday party involving the drinkable kind of champagne! Now, I am not someone who gets really into hair accessories, I am either wearing my hair down, unwashed and scrappy, or tied back. Since I dye my hair far too much I end up not wanting to draw any more attention to it, but ... Read More