Amanda FormaroAmanda Formaro is a published author and professional blogger with over 18 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 in her studio

I have been working closely with Prime Publishing for several years now. They are located just an hour south of my studio and we try to meet in person at least once or twice per year. About a month or so ago they came up to my studio to interview me and share my space. […]

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DIY Network Interview: Creative Genius , Amanda Formaro of Crafts by Amanda

Recently I received an email from Scripps Network saying they wanted to interview me for their Creative Genius series on their blog, Made + Remade. To say the least, I was honored, but after going through previous interviews I was really excited. See, previous interviewees were artists, business owners, etc, but I didn’t see any […]

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Crafts by Amanda, Amanda Formaro, interviewed by Crafts by Courtney

Every blogger knows that every OTHER blogger they encounter is busy. Busy. Busy. Busy. It’s hard to find time to get all the things done that you need to, and you may even find yourself hiring others to help you complete those tasks. Being that busy also means that it’s difficult to answer questions from […]

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As you know I have both a craft blog and a food blog. I did an interview with a fellow food blogger from Snappy Gourmet and you can read it here. Now that I’ve read it, I want to make that pasta dish for dinner! Thanks for the great interview Lisa!

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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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