BY Megan Hinshaw
on Nov 26, 2012
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
BY Lan Truong
on Nov 19, 2012
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
BY Amy Bucknam
on Nov 18, 2012
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
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 unique holiday gifts for your friends and family — and some awesome stuff for yourself, too. Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Oct 26, 2012
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