on Dec 15, 2014
There's no way we'd leave you out in the cold this winter while you try to deal with all your unmet needs. . . primarily dealing with the tricky situation of shopping for your dad, your boyfriend, or your ex-communicated, fraternal twin, dude friend etc. Or maybe you got the guy from accounting's name from the secret santa hat this year.
Shed no more tears. We've got a handy list that takes all of the testosterone out of having to procure gifts for all of the XY chromosomes in your life. 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
BY Marissa Dubecky
on Dec 08, 2014
Artist Kate Park has created some snuggly, knit Morrissey dolls that are full of character and perfect for the holiday gift buying season.
You need to check out the awesomely stern expressions on these handmade Moz Dolls, which don detailed Morrissey-inspired outfits, and are even holding itty-bitty microphones. Read More
BY Madison N Nunes
on Dec 05, 2014
The season of love, giving, and unadulterated stress is upon us. You empty out your wallet and watch as the last piece of lint drift to the floor like a snowflake. In the background you can hear Bing Crosby crooning Christmas tunes, but there is no joy to be had in the land of poor college students and post-grads.
Before you sink to the floor with a notepad, tissues, and possibly some Kahlüa to figure out how you're going to buy Tiny Tim that gift, check out this round up of D.I.Y. gifts found on Pinterest. None of the projects will land you in the holiday poor house. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Jan 31, 2013
February is upon us and that means Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! We know that nothing shows that you care more than a gift made with your nimble fingers. That’s why Miniature Rhino’s tutorial on creating your very own nifty message in a bottle is perfect for this lovey-dovey season. But what makes this idea even more awesome is that it doesn’t have to be lovey. You can write any message you want, making it a suitable surprise for your best friend, significant other, mom, cousin, grandma, etc, etc, etc. Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Nov 27, 2012
Kollabora, a new online community with inspirational DIY projects, tutorials, and the supplies to make them, is hosting a DIY Gift Lounge at this year's BUST Holiday Craftacular!
Join BUST and Kollabora for a make-and-take on Finger Crochet, Chip Bezel Jewelry, and Fabric Wrapped Bangles. Read More