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  Stern Design Works joins us for the 6th annual BUST Craftacular at World Maker Faire in Queens, NY Sat, Sept. 26th- Sun, Sept 27th and we are stoked to welcome this creative collection of designers! Self-described as a “multidisciplinary design studio that creates idiosyncratic work that celebrates the intersection between science, technology and art using techniques ranging from traditional metal smithing to 3D printing,” we’ll just describe them as them as AWESOME. Read More
      The 6th annual BUST Craftacular is set to happen this weekend (Saturday, September 26-Sunday, Sept. 27) at World Maker Faire. There will be a wide range of vendors selling everything from giant disco robots to 3D printers. With over 70 vendors on site in Queens, NYC selling their work, there will be plenty of goodies to ogle over.         Carrier Pigeon Magazine will be there selling its 14th issue, which includes etchings and a nifty perforated origami dust jacket. Read More
Do you want to attend the BUST Craftacular and the 2015 World Maker Faire? Of course you do -- and now, you have the chance to do so, 100% FREE. In case you don’t know, the BUST Craftacular is New York’s longest-running craft fair and indie shopping series. We hold multiple Craftaculars throughout the year, in New York City, Brooklyn, Boston, Los Angeles and London. This weekend, September 26-27, the BUST Craftacular will take place at the 2015 World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York. Read More

DIY Pressed Flowers

BY BUST Magazine in DIY

With just a few pretty blooms and some ordinary household supplies, you can press flowers in a flash.  Pressing flowers has to be one of the easiest crafts in the world. Back in the day, blooms were preserved in a flower press or between the pages of a heavy book, and took weeks to dry completely. But today, a microwave can help you get the job done in one minute flat. Glue your finished petals to poster board and place them in a glass-fronted frame, and you’re done. And if you make it now, you’ll have bit of summertime to cheer you through the coming cold winter months. Read More
Whenever we tire of the latest hair-on-head trends, it seems the popular thing to do is shift focus to the hair on our face (see: beards, mutton chops, mustach-ioed women, etc). Since trends tend to recycle every few years, it seems we're back at the facial hair stages – this time, the cool thing to do is your eyebrows. If you consider yourself a trendy human, this list is for you (and if you're not, that's okay, you may or may not want to give these crazy ideas a run for their money):  1) Eyebrow slits While this isn't anything new or too bizarre, the trend is back. Read More