BY Katie Zanin
on Sep 09, 2010
BUST Magazine has the hook-up for majorly discounted tickets to the first ever World Maker Faire in New York City on September 25th and 26th! Right now you can get 25% off the door price, just by using the code MFNYBUST in the coupon code section at checkout! You do not want to miss out on the World Maker Faire, especially since the BUST Magazine Craftacular will be there featuring 100 talented crafters selling their unique, amazing wares.
Not only can you shop ... Read More
BY Lauren Rubin
on Sep 08, 2010
Come hither crafty kids, recessionistas and connoisseurs of kitschy nostalgia! Multifaceted Busty funny lady, Amy Sedaris has declared details affiliated with her sophomore book release, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People. Her 2006 sassy, literary debut I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence gave readers a guide for side splitting party planning and soiree preparation. Amy covers everything in her hostessing manual from real recipes and ... Read More
on Sep 07, 2010
Right in the heart of Williamsburg on Bedford Ave, you can walk into SPACECRAFT and get down to business…crafty business that is! SPACECRAFT offers weekly workshops and classes taught by local artists. One of whom we here at BUST have a special kinship to, Buffi Jashanmal. Buffi interned here for a while and has since started her own clothing line, Quiet Riot Dubai. She is quite the renaissance lady- designer, stylist, TV presenter ... Read More
BY Sophie Johnson
on Aug 20, 2010
Who thought bouncy balls and black stockings could make an awesome piece of jewelry? Thanks to Erica Domesek of P.S. I made This I am now the proud owner of this little number.
Within minutes of stepping out my front door, a girl passing on the street asks where I got it. It's quite the conversation starter, and a colorful change from my usual pearl necklace.
Be sure to check out psimadethis.com for more cool, crafty projects. I might just make ... Read More
BY Alison Berry
on Aug 03, 2010
Hey there knitters/crocheters/crafters! Do you have a loved one or someone you know deployed overseas in any branch of the military? Want to do something to do something to say "thank you" to the men and women of the U.S. Military? Well, you can!
Operation Gratitude is collecting warm scarves and caps for the their 2010 Holiday Drive. So what better than to donate handmade?
Operation Gratitude is a non-profit, volunteer-based corporation ... Read More
BY Catie Colliton
on Jul 23, 2010
Lose those disposable pads and tampons and try out reusable alternatives for a greener period this month! Investing in items like sponge tampons (earthy!), a Diva Cup (lasts 10 years!), or reusable pads (cute patterns!) can really help out in reducing ozone depletion and trash waste. Today, the Huffington Post has a great informative slideshow if you're new to the idea of eco-friendly period gear. Also, if you're feeling crafty, here's a site with great ... Read More
BY Catie Colliton
on Jul 15, 2010
One of the things I remember most about being a kid in the summer were the endless days at the local pool, letting my hair turn green from the chlorine as my friends and I pretended to be mermaids. We would let our hair down and try to keep our feet together as if we had mermaid tails. If I could go back in time knowing that I actually could have a real mermaid tail, I would be the coolest kid at the pool! Here's this awesome craft project from Instructables to ... Read More
on Jul 15, 2010
We wait so long for summer.. hot days, warm nights and vacation time. But there is one thing that comes along with that hot weather that sucks, the summertime roach invasion. I live in the charming little city of Richmond, Virginia, where overgrown plants hug the sides of the super old house I live in. And off those plants, giant roaches known sometimes as water bugs trickle into my house at night to eat coveted floury goods and hide among my also super old ... Read More
BY Intern Brittany J.
on Jul 13, 2010
Once upon a time, we were taking a glimpse at “The World of Tomorrow.” We were stuffing the most logical items of which we could think into a time capsule; the words of Albert Einstein, minutes catalogued by the arms of Mickey Mouse, stacks of Life Magazine, seeds for growth and nourishment. We were showcasing the excitement of air conditioning, nylon, color photos, the View-Master, and Smell-O-Vision. Once upon a time, we were seeing what the future ... Read More
BY Victoria Woodcock
on Jul 07, 2010
As well as the best in handmade shopping, Craftacular urges you to Do It Yourself. And if you're one of the lucky first 100 through the door, you'll get a head start: in each bountiful bag is a set of sumptuous fabric samples from Beyond Fabrics.
Brazilians Eduardo Hirschfeld and Silvana Brasil migrated to London eleven years ago, and their shop and studio in trendy Shoreditch produces unique, contemporary designs in fabric, stationary and home ... Read More