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Art Star Craft Bazaar

BY Dawn in Crafty

Art Star Bazaar happening this weekend in PA! Produced by Art Star Philly, a gallery and boutique specializing in cutting-edge crafts, Art Star Craft Bazaar is an open-air market, where emerging artists and crafters can sell their affordable, unique, and high quality arts and crafts to the public. This season's fair will feature 150 artists, live music, and complimentary issues of BUST! Free and open to the public. Happening at: Penn's Landing Great Plaza - on ... Read More
I bet if Van Gogh painted with frosting he would've been a much happier bloke! Doesn't this replica of Starry Starry Night made by cupcake constructionis Alan Richardson make you wanna flip? Or drop out of college and go to culinary school? I'm considering it... So if this impresses the cupcake connoisseurs out there, check out this NYtimes and also their book "Hello, Cupcake!" by Alan Richardson and Karen Tack.xo Claire the ... Read More

Prize Patrol

BY Dawn in Crafty

Our Spring Fling Craftacular raffle winner, Joe, just sent in these adorable pix of him and his lady looking positively smitten with all of their BUST booty, which included a brand new Janome Magnolia sewing machine, goodies from Sublime Stitching, Quirk Books, Duncan Crafts, Kaight NYC, and soooo many other rad gifts donated from the Craftacular vendors! Joe says that he and his girlfriend plan to make DIY wallets and bags, I don't think they'll have any problems ... Read More

Prom Pix!

BY Dawn in Crafty

Pix from the BUST Magazine Spring Fling Craftacular are up! Thank you to everyone who came out to have a dance with us! Over 2000 partiers came out to shop, dance, craft their own corsage at the Janome DIY table, sip on spiked punch, and have their portrait snapped at our prom photo studio sponsored by Metromix.com. Special thanks to The Frisky for sponsoring the whole event, and congrats to Joe for winning over $2000 worth of booty in the Craftacular raffle!!!See ... Read More

dream. inspire. create.

BY Maggie in Crafty

It's no secret that indie published, BUST Magazine has been a part of the punk rock DIY movement for years.  What rocks our socks off are the amazing support that we've received from established companies from the crafting community like JANOME!  We can't thank JANOME and their resident kick ass crafty lady, Miss Kira DeLong for rockin' and sponsoring the DIY corsage station at BUST's first ever springtime Craftacular.  Kira has been a long time ... Read More

Post Expose

BY Dawn in Crafty

Post Expose is a socially progressive screen-printing and design center, which allows artists, and designers to share tools, work space, and share knowledge. Memberships offer seminars on screen-printing techniques, free lectures on design and printing exhibitions, and collaborations with community based foundations. They're pretty rad, and we are so excited to have them at the Spring Fling Craftacular tomorrow!Stop by booth 20 to see some of their incredible art ... Read More
The Hand of Fatima is one of my favorite jewelry designers. Mariam is not only tooth achingly sweet and talented, but she's also an activist and a mother of 2 baby boys that do not creep us out. I am the lucky owner of 2 of her lockets. They hold pictures of Iggy Pop and Justin Timberlake, (two men that I love the most), and I always get asked about where I got them. Snag your own charms and jewels from the Hand of Fatima tomorrow at the Spring Fling ... Read More

Spiked Punch!!!

BY Dawn in Crafty

YES, it's true!!! There will be spiked punch specials from noon-6 pm at the Spring Fling Craftacular! For a mere $3 you can enjoy the party libation of choice this Sunday at the Warsaw! Just keep in mind that there will be a FREE photo booth, sponsored by Metromix...and well...cheap drinks + free photo booth...you can do the ... Read More

For the birds!

BY Dawn in Crafty

Birdhouse Jewelry!!! I first stumbled upon the lovely Miss Amy Lapierre of Birdhouse Jewelry at Artisits and Fleas in Brooklyn. I had long admired her beautiful, and so affordable jewelry while on my weekly stops at the flea market. And then, about 2 days before the very first Craftacular I had worked on (Holiday Craftacular 2006), I received the sweetest email from Amy letting me know that should I find myself in need of just one more last minute vendor, that she ... Read More
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