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HBO Max’s ultimate crafting competition series, Craftopia, hosted and executive produced by YouTube celebrity crafter LaurDIY, is sure to inspire and excite all ages with epic crafting challenges, super special guests, and a mind-blowing studio set where “Craftestants” fill their carts with an endless supply of the best materials in the world. In each episode three crafters compete in two fun “Craft Challenges” in hopes of impressing the judges and coming out on top.

This season the craft battle continues - this time with adult Craftestants and a healthy dose of holiday cheer as LaurDIY welcomes viewers back for an impressive Halloween and Winter Holiday showdown. This season’s hopefuls must use all of their skills to craft haunted and holly jolly creations to impress judges, Crystal Anderson and James Pearse “JP” Connelly, in hopes of earning an advantage before diving head-first into the winner-take-all “Ultimate Craft Challenge” for a chance to win the one-and-only “Craftrophia” – and the $10,000 prize to make their wildest crafting dreams come true!

Featured Talent

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Host, Executive Producer

Lauren Riihimaki, known by her stage name LaurDIY, is a leading DIY and lifestyle personality and top YouTube Creator. The down-to-earth 26-year-old has become a digital sensation through her creativity and authenticity, which in turn has inspired an engaged global fan base, especially among female millennial and Gen Z audiences, allowing her to maintain her dominance as the premier DIY channel for over 8 years and earning recognition from the Streamy Awards for Best Lifestyle Channel.

Crystal Anderson - Craftopia

Crystal Anderson


Black queer icon and bonafide street style star Crystal Anderson is one of the original experimental producers and co-founder of A Very Good Job creative agency. From Brooklyn to LA, her work on astonishing activations like the Museum of Ice Cream and 29Rooms has been enjoyed (and selfied) by hundreds of thousands of people.

James Pearse “JP” Connelly

James Pearse “JP” Connelly


Not only has Emmy-winning James Pearse Connelly built a name for himself as Hollywood’s most prolific production designer, but he also built Craftopia… literally! In addition to JP’s epic vision for the set, this season he brings his deep design knowledge and a keen eye for all things craft to the judges’ table.

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