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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 of Crafts by Amanda and her new craft books!

They’re here! A package arrived today carrying a few copies each of my brand new craft books for kids, Duct Tape Mania and Rubber Band Mania! This was an exciting day for me, to finally see them in print, to be able to hold them and flip through the pages! Yesterday I discovered that they […]

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Amanda's Cookin' and Kraft Cheese

In February of this year, I worked closely with Hunts and Kraft to create two delicious recipes for Amanda’s Cookin’ and for the Kraft Cheese website. You can head over to Kraft Cheese to see the recipes and browse the other deliciousness that was shared by a few fellow bloggers! Thanks Kraft, it was great […]

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100,000 Likes: A Milestone for Crafts by Amanda

On December 30, 2013 the Facebook page for Crafts by Amanda reached a great milestone. 100,000 likes from craft lovers all over the world! I’m so happy to see so many people enjoying the art of crafting the way that I do. Thanks to all of them who helped me reach this milestone. Here’s to […]

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Crafts by Amanda in MidSouth Family Classifieds

If you are located in wester Tennessee or western Kentucky chances are your’ve seen the MidSouth Family Classifieds publication. Inside that weekly publication you’ll find one of my craft projects each week. Thanks for sharing Crafts by Amanda with your readers MidSouth!

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Amanda Formaro is Crafting for General Mills & Kix Cereal

If you follow my craft blog, Crafts by Amanda, you may already know this. Back in July I started working with General Mills to create crafts and recipes for their Kix Cereal brand. You can see the tutorials and recipes at KixCereal.com. I’ll be sharing a new project or recipe every Wednesday. Mine will have […]

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Craft Stick Farm Animals in Family Fun Magazine

If you happen to pick up a copy of Family Fun Magazine, the August 2013 issue, and turn to page 20, you’ll see my Craft Stick Farm Animals. The crafters at Family Fun used my instructions to make their own and included them in a collection of other craft stick crafts. Thanks to Family Fun […]

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Down on the Farm with Family Fun and Parents Magazine

If you subscribe to Family Fun or Parents Magazine, keep your eye out for the August issues. Family Fun will be featuring my Craft Stick Farm Animals. They will have one of their staff make the craft using my instructions, so I’m excited to see their version! Also, I recently made some Egg Carton Farm […]

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CraftsbyAmanda.com mentioned on HGTV Design Happens

Thanks to HGTV’s Design Happens blog for featuring the Graduation Cap Gift Jar from CraftsbyAmanda.com. The feature is appreciated and I am honored to have been mentioned on HGTV’s site. See the feature here – Graduation Cap Gift Jar | Design Happens.

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http://www.playpennies.com/8-childrens-craft-sites-74814

Playpennies for Pennywise Parents posted their choice for 8 of the Best Children’s Craft Sites yesterday and included Crafts by Amanda among them. I’m honored to be joining company with greats such as Martha Stewart Crafts, Spoonful and Nick Jr. Crafts! Thanks so much for including Crafts by Amanda!

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Grand Magazine Top Ten

Both Crafts by Amanda and Fun Family Crafts were chosen among the top 10 craft sites for grandkids by Grand Magazine, the Digital Magazine for Grandparents and Their Families. Kaboose.com, where I have over 500 projects under my belt, was also included in the top 10 list. I am honored to be chosen by Grand […]

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