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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.
My crafts on ABC Family @amandaformaro

I had the opportunity to provide a couple of holiday craft projects on ABC Family’s website. The first one, the Blue & White Coffee Filter Christmas Tree, is live now. The second one should be up soon, which is the adorable snowflake apron you see pictured here. I’ll update this post with the link to […]

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Amanda Formaro heading back to create kid's craft projects for Spoonful after Kaboose roll up

Back in the fall of 2003 I was approached by Kaboose.com and asked to create kid’s craft projects for their website. On average, I created 10 craft tutorials per month for the first year. It later increased to 15 crafts per month and then a couple years in, Disney bought the Canadian company. I continued […]

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Visit to the Pillsbury Test Kitchens @amandaformaro

Last week I flew to Minneapolis to visit the Pillsbury Test Kitchens in the General Mills offices. I’ve worked with General Mills several times over the last few years, including the crafts I currently make for their Kix Cereal brand, so it was great to finally visit and put some faces with names. There were […]

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Two Craft Books in the Works! @amandaformaro

I’m excited to announce that I have signed with Reader’s Digest Children’s Publications in the development of two kid’s crafts and activity books, with possibly more to come! I’ll be working hard over the next couple of months to get the projects together and hope to be able to divulge more details soon. Special thanks […]

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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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