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look good together!Marin Dearie is a New Orleans based artist, designer, and all around rock star. This past summer, a friend of mine had given me a pair of her bird earrings as a gift. Soon after I couldn't help but accumulate an entire flock of different shaped and colored birdies. She also paints!!!Her designs are sure to fly off the shelves, so make like an early bird and get to Craftacular booth E21!!! ...

You can't help but girl crush out on Keiko from Postlapsaria. Not only does she have a passion for pandas and unicorns, but she makes cuuuuuuutest clothes!See more of her awesome designs at booth F1 at the Craftacular! ...

Do you like knitting? Check. What about celebrities? Like them, too? Check. What if you could knit yourself your very own celebrity? You know, to hang out with. Now you can, thanks to Knitted Icons: 25 Celebrity Doll Patterns, by Carol Meldrum (Quirk Books). From Audrey Hepburn and Madonna to Andy Warhol, Mr. T, and Jackie O, Knitted Icons includes basic knitting and sewing instructions to make 25 yarn stars. Each doll stands 10 inches high—perfect for posing on your desk or bookshelf or cuddling up...

To quote the very talented Kate Black of Kate Black and Bad Buttons, "If you prefer the company of humans who can hold their own in conversation and control their bowel movements, this is the mirror for you!"Indeed it is.Not only does Kate make adorable buttons, pocket mirrors, and bottle openers featuring things like cheeky feminist quips, retro bombshells, and my favorite urban critter, but she is also responsible for Joan Jett pendants, kitchy notebooks and the most awesomest 3-D bottle opener ever. And you know...

Now that we've reluctantly made the transition from iced americanos to hot cocoa, it's time to bundle up and brave another Winter. Luckily, Holly Slayton from Artikal N.Y.C. can make the these months a little bit warmer.  I've become completely smitten with her gorgeously handcrafted hats. From cloches, to fedoras, to cocktail hats, Artikal will keep you looking H-O-T-T in these cold cold months. Check these out!  Check out her site, Artikal, where you're sure to find a lovely lid for your dome. You can...

Can you believe that the Craftacular is already less than two weeks away?! We've been busy busy busy getting everything together and we can't be more excited! If you haven't checked our the vendor list, get to it! We've compiled over 200 of the most talented and unique crafters to stuff your stockings this holiday season. Never will emptying your wallet feel soooo good...Oh yeah, not only will we have vendors, dancing, DJs, drinks, and Amy Sedaris (!!!), but we're also going to premiere the...

The Stitch Fashion Show and Guerrilla Craft Bazaar is an annual celebration of independent design, artistry and creativity. Stitch is community directed rather than competition oriented, ultimately designed to showcase the work of independent designers in a new format. BUST is proud to sponsor this year’s bazaar featuring over 100 vendors and a live fashion show showcasing 20 of the very best in up and coming indie designers. Goodie bags to the first 500 attendees!...

Post Expose is a community screen-printing and design center, which allows artists, and designers to share tools, share space, and share knowledge. They will also soon be offering seminars on screen-printing techniques, free lectures on design and printing exhibitions, and collaborations with community based foundations. From November 2, to November 16, 2007, POST EXPOSE is excited to present a group installation of 30 screen printed posters and art. This exhibition will take place...

One of my best gay boyfriends, Derek Rippe, has a knack for designing the most adorable illustrations...How cute are these ghosts gone wild?! Check out his new plush collection Dog Park and more cheekiness at his website, RippeStuff.com!   ...

 This just in! Our favorite cheeseball connoisseur, Amy Sedaris, will be signing her comedy cookbook, I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence, at this year's Craftacular!!! If we're lucky, she'll bake some cupcakes and teach us how to properly clean out our bongs. If your dorky relatives are visiting that weekend, ditch 'em!BUST Magazine Holiday Craftacular Saturday, December 8, 200710am - 8pm@ The Metropolitan Pavilion, NYCP to the S, It's not to late to apply as a vendor for the Craftacular! Go to the Craftacular page...