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. These make great last minute gifts or eye-catching accessories for holiday parties! They'll also have tons of unique DIY gifts and kits on ... Read More
BY Kari Belsheim
on Nov 22, 2012
Let’s face it: looking for unique gifts with a personal touch is difficult. You can only say, “Special Someone, I saw this monochrome striped tie and thought of you!” so many times. Thankfully, Eavesmade, a Brooklyn duo with a witty laser engraver, is here with a few gift ideas for the greatest brainiacs in your life.
The “Heroes of Science Love Notes” are hilarious. It doesn’t get much better than Alfred ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Nov 21, 2012
Berkley Illustration is run by a powerhouse couple: self-taught artist Ryan hand-inks quirky formal portraits of woodland creatures and Lucy handles the sales and customer-service end of their business. They’ve been a huge hit on Etsy since 2007, and lucky us—we get to check out their unusual animal prints in person at the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular!
Look for Berkley’s well-dressed creatures on frame-able prints, tote bags, bottle openers, ... Read More
November is my favorite time of the year, from pumpkin-spice everything to the gluttony of Thanksgiving and, of course, my birthday! When it comes to the holiday season, I love buying presents for others (and for myself!), so I thought I'd put together a collection of some of my favorite items of the moment, many from adorable Etsy shops I recommend exploring. Hopefully they can give you ideas for Christmas shopping to come!
My first items are these fanciful, ... Read More
BY Brittany Houlihan
on Nov 20, 2012
In my opinion, you either like pies, or you were born without tastebuds. Luckily, one of the vendors at this year’s BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular is Daly Pies.
Brooklyn-based Daly Pies is owned and operated by Meghan Daly, and has been in business since 2011. Daly Pies uses handcrafted methods to create delicious flavor combinations, all while using fresh and locally culled ingredients.
Chocolate Guinness Pie
Mulled Pear ... Read More