BY BUST Magazine
on Apr 17, 2013
For seven years, the award-winning BUST Craftacular has presented folks around the world with some of the best handmade stuff out there. This year, we're setting up our festival in the gorgeous Brooklyn neighborhood DUMBO for an afternoon you won't wanna miss. We'll have over 120 vintage and handmade stalls, food trucks, a DJ booth courtesy of Onkyo Home Audio, raffles, and so much more. The best part: it's free!
Here are just some of the sights and sounds you ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Mar 05, 2013
Calling all crafters, artisans, and fine foodists: we're heading to Brooklyn's bee-you-tiful DUMBO waterfront on Saturday, May 4th for our 7th annual Spring Craftacular and Food Fair.It's gonna be a fun-filled day of shopping, food trucks and carts galore, DIY workshops, spectacular raffle prizes, DJs, games, and much, much more. Plus, the first 300 shoppers get a swag bag chock-full of crafty goodies--and it's free to attend.
We just kicked off the vendor ... Read More
BY Chloé Burrow
on Dec 14, 2012
1- "You Must Be My Lucky Star" silver plate necklace from Wear That There 2- Penny's Purses Knitting Kit from The Craft Closet3- Swag bag of kits and badges from Craftivist Collective4- 101+ Things To Do With Glitter by Momtaz Begum-Hossain
The BUST London Christmas Craftacular is this Sunday, December 16, from 12 - 6 PM! Expect shopping, crafting, dancing – and LOTS of merry-making!
Don't miss out on the fun, including:
The season's top wrapping paper ... Read More
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 ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Dec 05, 2012
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!). If you missed out on snagging the coveted calendar, though, you're in luck: we're giving out 10 more to ... Read More
BY Megan Hinshaw
on Nov 29, 2012
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 ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Nov 29, 2012
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 ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Nov 28, 2012
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 ... Read More
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 ... 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.com
In New York December 1st and 2nd? Come to the BUST Magazine ... Read More