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Hey Londoners out there! Starting to get desperate while searching for last minute gifts this holiday season, but don’t want to be known as a lame gifter? Then come check out the BUST Magazine Christmas Craftacular on Sunday, December 16th at the York Hall in Bethnal Green. This year’s fair, which will run from noon-6pm, features more than 70 vendors selling an assortment of creative and handmade gift-ables. From illustrated ceramics, feathered fascinators, ethical taxidermy and art prints, you’re sure to find something unique to give (or keep for yourself. Read More
  If you were one of the first 300 people in line at the BUST Magazine Craftacular & Food Fair Holiday 2012 this weekend, congratulations! You received a goodie bag that included a copy of hilarious webcomic artist Kate Beaton's Hark! A Vagrant 2013 Calendar, compliments of Drawn and Quarterly. We bet you were really stoked about that (you're welcome!). Read More
Coconut, raspberry, cucumber, blueberry, pomegranate…this isn’t a menu for some fabulous hangover-cure shake, these are just some of the organic, “wild-crafted” ingredients for the multi-tasking face balm produced by Lee-Lai Natural Skincare.     Lee-Lai Natural Skincare was created in Brooklyn by Cyan Bonacci, a self proclaimed “lover of herbs, botanicals, and all things organic.”  She uses quality (and pronounce-able) ingredients in her skincare line.  The line caters to the city gal who needs her shelf space. Read More
  If you’re in need of some spiritual guidance via your belly, Half Moon House has you covered.  Hald Moon Kitchen offers the Bone Kitchen, a line of delicious homemade jams, jellies, marmalades and magick.   Like their website says, “There’s no more direct way to apply magick to someone than internally. Just eat it!” But this company is no ordinary Smucker's.  Along with the Bone Kitchen, Half Moon House also offers Tarot card readings and spiritual counseling. Read More
    Do you have a trendy jewelry lover on your list this holiday season?  How about an Arrested Development or Parks and Rec fanatic?  Well, do WE have a Craftacular vendor for you!     Little Pancakes makes products so cool, you’ll be overwhelmed.  I mean, I am.  They specialize in beautiful metalwork jewelry. They also make pencils with awesome sayings on them, like “Stay Sassy,” that you can nonchalantly pass to that cutie in class (or in the office). Read More
I like maxin’ and relaxin’ in my comfy clothes as much as the next gal, but I'm starting to realize that being overdressed may not be a bad thing. Recently, I've been contemplating expanding my wardrobe into the realm of hats. A dashing chapeau demands attention and not just any one will do. A handmade hat deserves admiration. Thankfully, Holly Slayton, owner of Artikal Millinery, will be bringing her amazing headware to the upcoming BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular. Her hats run the gamut from cozy, sassy knits to retro-inspired teal velour cloches. Read More
This Epic Alphabet Sampler is perfect for embroidery newbies and rainy days, and has everything to get you stitching away: fabric, embroidery floss, and iron-on transfers. Stitch out a traditional saying like "Home Sweet Home," or get creative with your own saying (how about "Mondays Blow"). When you're done, you'll have a new piece of art for your wall. Epic Alphabet Sampler, $20, sublimestitching. Read More
The bitter winds are a-blowin’ and tis the season for blankets, hot drinks, and cuddling.  When you bundle up to endure the cold weather, or even if you’re just snuggled up at home with hot cocoa, consider slipping into a Toasty Time sweater!     Toasty Time sweatshirts are adorable hoodies with handmade mittens sewed on as pockets.  A family-owned knitting factory in Schenectady, New York makes the mittens with yarn. Read More
  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 unique holiday gifts for your friends and family — and some awesome stuff for yourself, too. Read More
Today is the last day to apply for either one of our upcoming Craftaculars! It only takes a few minutes, and the application fee is a bargain at $10.  Hey, we're even willing to let you get your application in by the end of the weekend if you need more time to blow our minds with your handcrafted goodies. The BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair Holiday 2012 will take place on Saturday, December 1st and Sunday, December 2nd at 82 Mercer St. in SoHo, New York. Read More