Beyond Crafting: Creating Your Most Inspired Life.

Let’s take a look at behind the life of a crafter. The ups and downs, and the journey in the lives of many. You guys knows me as Holli Mostella, Content Creator. With this platform, I want to show you what it’s like behind the craft room doors. To bring in people that inspire me, and to have a place where my voice can be heard. 22 Episodes

CRICUT: Flip the Script ・11.10.2021

This week on Beyond Crafting we are flipping the script! In honor of World Mental Health Day, Yours Truly is in the hot seat as Cricut's own Lansia Wann sits down with me to dive deep into good, vulnerable conversation surrounding mental health awareness + crafting. 
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Meet Nicole with Dear Handmade Life ・21.06.2021

In this week’s episode we meet Nicole:  a maker, mama, mental health warrior, and the CEO and creative director at Dear Handmade Life. Nicole wears allllll the hats. She has a blog, a podcast, a shop, directs Camp Dear Handmade Life, puts on local makers festivals, and the highlight of ... Read More

Meet Nikki with Steel Magnolia Tumblers ・17.05.2021

In this episode, we meet Nikki with Steel Magnolia tumbler company. Nikki is a super math nerd and crafter turned bad ass business woman. As the owner, designer and creator of The Steel Magnolia, she just hit a HUGE milestone, selling her MILLIONTH cup! 🎉

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Episode 04: A Letter To My Younger Self ・19.04.2021

Dear Younger Self…

“Believe in yourself. No one else will as much as you can.”
“If you get a credit card, get only one. Only use it for what you can pay for that month and pay it off at the end of each month.”
“It's normal to feel anxious sometimes, but when it's too much to handle, do... Read More

Meet Katie: A Chat With My Virtual Assistant ・08.03.2021

In this week’s episode, I sat down with my AMAZING Virtual Assistant, Katie. If you’ve heard about ‘virtual assistants’ but not exactly sure what they do, what it’s like working from home or curious if YOU could potentially be a good fit in this role...then THIS episode is for YOU! 
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Q & A With Holli ・21.02.2021

One way I love for my community to get to know me a little better is with a good ol’ Q & A. I have my amazing virtual assistant, Katie, on this episode with me asking me questions my patrons are asking + that I get asked often! We will cover topics ranging from mental health to spending... Read More

Where Did She Go? ・08.02.2021

Let’s face it, 2020 did not end the way that it started. For any of us. For me, it ended in a separation, a new home and, in hindsight, a fresh start. 
So, Where Did I Go? In the mess of 2020, I realized how desperately I needed to take a b.r.e.a.k. I needed time to focus on my girls + ... Read More

An Open Letter to a Narcissist ・19.10.2020

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Meet Perfection ・05.10.2020

and how to get over it.
Let's face it. No one and nothing is perfect. Once we can accept perfection is not obtainable, we can allow life to get a little easier.

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Meet Being A Woman ・14.09.2020

Being a woman holds so many stories. Just like a diamond, so many facets. We are story tellers, passing down the knowledge that our mothers taught us and their mothers taught them. We are lovers. We are friends. We are sometimes mothers, and sometimes not. We hold secrets, and we hold t... Read More


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