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Amanda FormaroAmanda Formaro is a published author and professional blogger with over 17 years online experience. Her work has appeared on websites and in magazines such as Parents, Family Fun, PBS Kids, Disney's Spoonful, SheKnows, Redbook, Mixing Bowl and more. Please contact Amanda to inquire how she can provide fabulous crafts or recipes for your site or brand. You can visit her blogs here.
Amanda Formaro is Crafting and Blogging for Kids Activities Blog

I recently got together with Kids Activities Blog to create some fun craft projects for them. I’m super excited about the relationship as I’ve always loved their site! It’s packed full of games, printables, parenting advice, parent hacks, crafts, recipes and more. You can find me at Kids Activities Blog here.

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Amanda Formaro on I Love to Create

Seems I forgot to mention that I am now crafting and blogging twice per month over at I Love to Create’s blog. ILTC brings us awesome products such as Tulip brand, Aleene’s, Duncan, Crafty Chica and more. Some that will be quite familiar to you are Scribbles, Puffy Paint, Tulip tie dyes and fabric paint […]

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Custom Portrait: Cheryl's Daughters by AmandaFormaro.com

I’ve said before that I have several friends in the blogosphere, some that I’ve met in person, some that I haven’t. Cheryl of Tidy Mom is someone I’ve been working with online for quite a while but haven’t had the opportunity to meet in person yet. When Cheryl sent me this photograph of her beautiful […]

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Custom Portrait: The Mann Family - AmandaFormaro.com

I’ve said before that I’ve had the pleasure of meeting many of my blogging friends in person. This year I traveled quite a bit, but in June my friend Heather of Dollar Store Crafts came to CHA in Chicago, my neck of the woods. It was great to finally meet Heather and Amy as well! Heather […]

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Custom Pet Portrait: Nellie for Amy - AmandaFormaro.com

If you frequent craft and DIY blogs, then chances are good that you’ve heard of the Mod Podge Queen, Amy Anderson of Mod Podge Rocks! So needless to say when Amy sent me a picture of her adorable pug, Nellie, I was a little intimidated. Amy is my good friend, don’t get me wrong, but […]

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Custom Portrait: Maria and Caleb by AmandaFormaro.com

I have developed quite a few lasting friendships over the past 3-4 years due to my cooking and crafting blogs. One such friend is Maria of Two Peas & Their Pod. Maria and Josh have a gorgeous baby boy named Caleb, whom I have had the pleasure of holding, cuddling and oogling over twice this year. […]

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Custom Wedding Portrait by AmandaFormaro.com

My 18 year old daughter Kristen came to me on Thursday saying she had an idea. She would be attending her manager’s wedding on Saturday and had seen some photos of her and her fiance that would be great on a plaque. My daughter asked if I could create a plaque for Chantelle and her […]

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Custom Portraits on Wood - AmandaFormaro.com

Almost two years ago I created some wood plaques with family snapshots for my living room. I was recently contacted by Dawn from Nicoli Productions, a photography studio in the San Diego area of California. She hired me to create some portrait samples that she can hang in her studio for clients to see and […]

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Custom beach house signs - AmandaFormaro.com

Recently I was contacted by Scott Eckert, CEO of Buy Owner, Inc. I’m sure you’ve seen their yellow for sale signs around, they are everywhere! Scott was looking for three signs, each one for a different beach house. This was a gift for friends of his that own the properties to display on or near […]

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