BY Bridgette Miller
on Jul 20, 2012
Have you applied to the BUST Magazine Craftacular at World Maker Faire yet?
If not, what are you waiting for? Applications close August 15, and we're still looking for some serious talent to put under our tents.
World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science in Queens is both an amazing experience in general (Human-sized Mouse Trap? That happened.) and an amazing opportunity for crafters; your wares will be seen by approximately 40,000 DIY ... Read More
Have you ever come across certain rocks or leaves and wished you could just hang them around your neck or from your ears? Well, maybe not, but probably only because they needed a bit of tweaking before gracing your body. New York-based jewelry designer Irene of Metaxa does just this, translating the work of nature into beautiful, wearable jewelry. Her take on nature-as-accessories goes beyond the literal, incorporating natural forms in subtle ways.
For some of her ... Read More
BY Intern Yasmin
on Jun 13, 2012
Whether you’re decorating your first teeny-weeny-itsy-bitsy studio or trying to re-vamp the house you’ve been in for decades, there’s nothing worse than having a friend (or worse, the exterminator guy) come into your spruced-up pad only to say “Oh, I have that [insert painting/vase/dinette set/other item from Ikea/Target/Crate and Barrel here] at my house too!” But that sort of awkward and mildly ego-crushing experience is inevitable ... Read More
BY Intern Lauren
on Jun 13, 2012
There’s a certain kind of gratification that comes along with purchasing a vintage or handmade item, whether it’s because you know you’re reducing your carbon footprint, or you feel assured that you can stroll the streets of Manhattan without exchanging an awkward, unexpected moment with a stranger of “Are we wearing the exact same thing?”
Whatever the reason, GreenBeing, one of the vendors setting up shop at our Craftacular event at ... Read More
BY Intern Tessa
on Jun 12, 2012
Our Craftacular event at The Seed is coming up, and the vendors are getting ready to lure you over to their tables with their gorgeous and delicious goodies. Today we’re giving mad respect to The Fuzzy Bunny and looking forward to the tantalizing smells of their vegan bath and body products, like the White Tea and Ginger Soap, Lemon Blossom Soy Candle, and Berry Plum Lip Balm. We are also excitedly anticipating their handspun fiber and vegan yarn, colored ... Read More