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Live music, crafts galore, and a party robot -- what else do you need? On Friday, March 18th from 12pm-8pm, Standard Recording Company is hosting a music and craft bonanza -- Commodore Von Keepsie's Craftacular Music Carnivale -- at Gypsy Lounge. This free, all-ages event is open to the public (no wristband required)!Enjoy complimentary drinks from Treaty Oak Rum and Graham's Texas Tea -- while supplies last -- as you craft your heart out at the Hello Craft Make Something Awesome Tent and screen print shirts and canvas bags from ProvoCraft/Yudu. Read More
They look like the love children of antique dolls and woodland fairies. They practically float instead of walk, with their wafting, floral print fabrics and gauzy layers, their vintage blouses and baby doll dresses, romantic lace paired with tights and/or a-line skirts, stiletto heels or ballet flats, and tiny trinkets. While beloved and adopted by American and European girls as well, “Mori,” as every source will tell you, derives from the Japanese word for “Forest. Read More
Wow! Just look at this! “Horsey” by Eungi Kim is the bicycle attachment that would allow you to live out all of your childhood fantasies of owning your very own pony, or even allow you to pretend that you live all the way out on the wild prairie frontier even though you just signed the lease on that swanky new apartment in Brooklyn.  In the designer’s own words: “horsey” is an attachable bicycle ornament/accessory which makes one's bicycle look horsey! the 'horsey' package includes wooden ornaments (horsey shape body), metal parts, and screws. Read More


BY Emilie Branch in DIY

Winter is not my favorite time of year. I can’t stand being in the bitter cold, only to come home to a heat that seems to suck all the moisture out of my pores. Although I should probably just drink more water, I’d like to use the season as an excuse to try out some elaborate, at home, spa treatments. Read More
BUST Magazine Craftacular Pop-up Shop: tonight's the third night of the enchanted forest of curiosities BUST pop-up shop. Get out of the cold and into the warmth with free hot chocolate and cookies, X-Mas music, and free gifts with purchase. Still looking for a great present but don't wanna go to the mall? Check out the shop, featuring handmade items from some of our most awesome vendors, including Casa Helecho's beautiful hanging terrariums and Susan Helene's handmade jewelry, using Venetian glass beads, healing gemstones and glass. Read More
Come join us for an exclusive six-day pop-up shop as we bring you some of the best BUST Magazine Craftacular  Vendors! BUST has partnered with Hendricks Gin and Gallery 151 to host a sunset shopping spree from Monday, December 13th to Saturday, December 18th. Finish all your holiday shopping in one location down on the Bowery. We'll be open for shoppers from 4pm to 9pm daily with Hendricks Gin cocktails available on certain nights. Besides being an awesome shop, the setting will be a beautiful, tree-stump and toadstool-covered magical forest art installation. Read More
It's almost time! Can you hear the drum rolls? We can! The much-awaited BUST Magazine Craftacular Holdiay 2010 is THIS SUNDAY at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City! We've expanded this year, with nearly 300 vendors selling their unique handmade crafts throughout two floors of D.I.Y. Read More
Need a darling adornment for your holiday party ensemble? Pulp Sushi, one of BUST's Holiday Craftacular vendors, offers jewelry that will add pizazz to any outfit. Delicate flowers, whimsical charms, and unique beads make Pulp Sushi's pieces stand out and will be sure to garner you compliments aplenty. Read More

BUST Craftacular on Fox

BY Molly Labell in DIY

Gather round your TV set, BUST readers! Julie Chang from Fox's Good Day New York stopped by our office recently to learn more about the upcoming BUST Magazine  Craftacular and to chat with a couple of vendors that will be featured at Sunday's event. Watch our spot on Fox and start making up your wish list! (You can even see us there in the background, hard at work!). And don't forget that the BUST Magazine Craftacular is taking place on December 12th, from 10 am to 8 pm, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. Read More
We're psyched about all the exclusive, hip, and neat treats lined up for the BUST Magazine Craftacular Holiday 2010 this Sunday, December 12th, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City! Nearly 300 vendors will be bringing you their unique crafts, from one-of-a-kind jewelry to luscious bath and body products that will make gift shopping a breeze! Their handmade and imaginative items will rock your holiday socks off, and we also have some great goodies lined up to make your experience as juicy as possible. Read More