Lauren Riihimaki, finest often called LaurDIY on YouTube, has added Host and Government Producer to her resume! The knowledgeable crafter spoke to HL about her new HBO Max present & at-home DIY initiatives!

The highly-anticipated streaming service HBO Max launched right this moment, and with it, Lauren Riihimaki‘s thrilling new mission, Craftopia! The content material creator whose YouTube Channel LaurDIY hails over 8.9 million subscribers is serving because the host and govt producer of HBO Max’s epic youngsters crafting competitors present. “It’s truthfully such an unimaginable honor being this random Canadian from a small city who grew up crafting. It’s simply so insane to see years and years of manufacturing my very own YouTube movies to guide as much as one thing like this — it’s so rewarding,” Lauren instructed in an EXCLUSIVE interview about Craftopia.

She added that every episode has a free theme and one in all her favorites was pet-themed! “My canine bought to come back on set and work together with the children,” Lauren defined. One other stand-out second can be an episode tied to constructing an “entrepreneurial mindset.” “The children needed to craft some issues they might probably promote,” she teased. “We even have just a few challenges that contain meals and desserts. It’s actually in every single place!” The host famous that the opponents are actually a number of the most proficient crafters she’s ever seen and so they’re hilarious! “Everybody leaves a winner. It’s simply so enjoyable, colourful and brilliant!”

Talking of colourful and brilliant, Lauren dished on her quarantine tie-dye tricks to create the proper swirl to your at-home crafting! “While you scrunch or whenever you do the spiral, no matter technique you’re doing, be certain that to saturate your entire entrance and your entire again,” she suggested. “It’s logical to overlook that the insides are wrapped and scrunched, however that’s the half that’s going to remain white and uncolored. I feel persons are scared so as to add a variety of dye, however my greatest tip is to only going IN with the dye!”

Make sure you tune in to Craftopia on HBO Max, hosted and govt produced by Lauren Riihimaki!