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Amanda FormaroAmanda Formaro is a professional blogger with over 16 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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Crafts by Amanda on iVillage

iVillage, a Division of NBC Universal, has featured several of my crafts in the past on their website. This year they are featuring a large selection of Easter crafts for kids, including my cardboard tube bunny family. You can see my Easter project as well as all the others here at iVillage. More of my crafts […]

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Amanda Formaro's crafts on Parents.com

I recently completed an assignment for Parents.com, the website for Parents Magazine. They asked me to make a collection of toddler friendly Christmas ornaments for them. You can see the completed pieces here — 6 Toddler-Friendly Christmas Ornaments to Make. Thank you Parents, always a pleasure working with Meredith Corporation.

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Featured in Michael's Sale Flyer

If you get the Sunday paper, or you watch for the Michael’s sale flyer in other publications or even online, you may have seen one of my projects this week. I create projects for Michael’s, Jo-Ann Fabrics and Hobby Lobby via my designer gig with DecoArt. One of those projects was this Glitter Flower Power […]

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CraftsbyAmanda.com on PBS Parents

Just a quick thank you to the fine folks over at PBS Parents. I’ll be sharing my Cardboard Tube Coiled Snakes on their site here (originally posted on CraftsbyAmanda.com). PBS has always been close to my heart and I’m honored to be sharing with their audience.

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Craft Contributor at Ganz Parents Club

Recently I was hired to be the Craft Contributor for Ganz Parents Club. Ganz is a family owned company based in Canada that began in 1950 as Ganz Toy Company. They were a premier toy company for many years, then as more generations of the family came into the business, the company evolved into more […]

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Monthly Craft Contributor for Chicago Tribune

Beginning in May I will be contributing monthly to the Chicago Tribune and several of its sister papers with a fun family friendly craft project. For my first column I’ve shared a pretty flower project that’s perfect for Mother’s Day. If you are in the Chicago area and have access to The Tribune, the column […]

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Contributing to Make and Takes

It’s been almost a year since I started contributing monthly to the Make and Takes website run by the amazing Marie LeBaron, author of . You will find me over at Make and Takes the first Monday of each month sharing a craft tutorial for kids. Marie was kind enough to spotlight me recently and […]

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