BY Madison N Nunes
on Mar 19, 2015
In this world we live in, there are wonderful crafts—the brilliantly executed, aesthetically pleasing DIYs we long to get off of the internet to create ourselves with Popsicle sticks and hot glue guns But for every amazing craft project, there is an ugly equivalent forged while someone was a bit tipsy on Cupcake wine.
Lucky Peach is no stranger to dualism: Bloggers Anna and Gabrielle have taken to celebrating unfortunate experiments with a monthly blog installation called "Deranged Crafts," in fact. Read More
BY Julia Zdrojewski
on Dec 18, 2014
Thousands of shoppers checked lots of gifts off their lists at this year’s BUST Holiday Craftacular Brooklyn. If you weren’t able to join us in person you can still shop ’til you drop from our amazing vendors’ online stores. One crowd favorite is TRIME. Noémie Jennifer makes modular, structural jewelry that’s fun and customizable for every occasion and mood. Each TRIME kit allows you to create a minimum of three variations of the same piece, by interchanging colors and/or shapes. Read More
BY Victoria Woodcock
on Dec 08, 2014
It’s less than a week to go until the Bust Christmas Craftacular London.
There will be shopping galore and fab workshops you can get stuck into throughout the day.
Join N1 WI at 3.30; they will show you how to make that someone special a card to remember. There’s no need to bring anything, just your creativity!
In the workshop you’ll be shown how to effectively make a lino print block design and be given all the tips to ensure it prints well (for freee). Read More
We've been fans of Gemma Correll's artwork ever since we laid eyes on her infamous 'Pugs Not Drugs' tote bags.
The mega-talented illustrator was part of the line-up at the first ever London Craftacular in 2008, and we're over the moon that Gemma is a vendor again this Sunday (especially after the manager at a previous Craftacular venue told her off for bringing her pug along for the day. Sorry again about that Gemma...)
As if our hearts weren't melted with pug-love already, Gemma named BUST magazine her favorite magazine recently, so the love is mutual. Read More
BY Meg Zulch
on Nov 24, 2014
We know you must be tired from BUST’s Boston Craftacular (we certainly are); but no sleep ‘til Brooklyn, ladies! On Saturday, Dec. 6 and Sunday, Dec. 7, the Craftacular is moving along to the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint.
Among the event’s diverse offerings, such as whimsical greeting cards, herbal medicines, and “cuppies” (a cupcake cookie hybrid, the perfect cure to your sweet tooth), is the lady-empowering DIY creations of Modern Girl Blitz. Read More