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 Erika W. Smith
on Nov 22, 2012
Candice Cox makes jewelry that will blow your mind. "Jewelry" isn't even the right word - it's more like wearable art. CanDid Art Accessories are stunning, edgy pieces that go far beyond your basic necklaces and bracelets to body chains, shoulder pieces, ear cuffs, and circlets. And - lucky us - they're coming to the BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular!
CanDid Art Accessories burst onto the New York scene in 2011, shortly after Candice Cox left a successful ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Nov 22, 2012
Looking for that perfect gift for an über-hip friend or relative this holiday season? Brookadelphia has you covered.
This line of laser-cut acrylic jewelry offers earrings and necklaces with pendants that brightly spell out blunt words (like the “cheese” neck piece below) or fun things like antlers!
This line of jewelry combines designer Amber Zezeck's “love of design” and her “love of jewelry and ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Nov 19, 2012
Jewelry designer Melissa Cohen found her calling after taking metalsmithing classes with her crafty friends in Atlanta, GA. Over the next few years, she made the move to Brooklyn, NY and is now making a living off of her twee-yet-tough trinkets. How inspiring!
Metal Sugar jewelry ranges from metal-cast edibles (like the Twizzler cuff pictured above) to petite animals to sassy stamped nameplates, sprinkled with a healthy dose of teensy diamonds. They mix with ... Read More
BY Charlotte Dow
on Nov 01, 2012
When WORN Fashion Journal was invited to visit the BUST Magazine Craftacular during World Maker Faire, we let nothing stand in our way: not the fact that popular DIY festival was being held in New York City (and Queens at that!); not the chilly weather (some Wornettes should have brought their cardigans); not even that it was being held at the New York Hall of Science, better known as the site of the 1964 World’s Fair, as seen at the ... Read More
BY Lan Truong
on Oct 11, 2012
This gold-plated brooch will fox up any outfit. For a look that's polished and fun, try wearing it between the collars of a button up, or pinning it to a headband.
Fox, $22, modernaked.etsy.com
Stay tuned each week for more cool gadgets and pretty things that Lan, our senior designer here at BUST, loves enough to share with ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam
on Oct 10, 2012
FAIR Girls is a wonderful organization that works to prevent exploitation of girls and end sex trafficking in Bosnia, Montenegro, Serbia, Russia, Uganda, and the United States. FAIR stands for “Free, Aware, Inspired, Restored,” which is exactly what these young survivors of prostitution and violence become. The name, according to their site, “reflects our ongoing commitment to providing girls around the world the chance to live ... Read More
BY Ivanna Avalos
on Sep 21, 2012
Accessories are an essential part of any good outfit. They can dress up a casual jeans and tee or add the perfect amount of pizzazz to an already stunning outfit. Among some of the coolest accessories popping up this season are collar clips and necklaces, and I have the perfect designer to help you accessorize your favorite fall outfits. Brooklyn-based jewelry designs LAB by Laura Busony are to die for. I cannot get enough of this badass brass claw ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole
on Aug 29, 2012
J. Fein Designs uses a combination of reclaimed items, vintage pieces, and sustainably grown wood to create stylish, unique, and eco-friendly pieces. The company was founded by Jessica Feinsmith, who says she is inspired by her travels, nature, and the past. Their wide selection of rings is especially awesome, including colorful butterflies and feminine cameos (there’s even a skull cameo, if you want a bit of edge) set on hand carved wooden ... Read More
BY Bridgette Miller
on Aug 03, 2012
We may still be in the dog days of summer, and you may still be waking up every hour convinced that you are going to drown in your own sweat, but something cool is coming this way: fall is around the corner, and so is the BUST Magazine Craftacular at World Maker Faire!
Every year, the grounds around the New York Hall of Science in Queens become the home of the world's largest DIY festival, the World Maker Faire. Join BUST as we hold our beloved Craftacular ... Read More