Amanda Pickford was born and raised in Muskoka, Ontario. The second youngest of six children Amanda a.k.a Shmoo has always had a passion for the Arts. Whether it be the finer Crafts, Painting or Photography her passion lives on to the present day.

Her Canon DSLR goes everywhere she goes. Shmoo has a unique talent for capturing the candid shots of nature, genuine pictures of family, friends and pets as you would naturally see them. With the use of natural sunlight she catches that glow and radiance of the environment around her. Follow her on Facebook

Amanda completed her extended studies program at A.C.A.D (Alberta College of Art and Design) for Certification in Graphic Design. She has also completed many other courses at ACAD such as Drawing 1, Drawing using light as a source of form, Pottery and Felting classes.

Amanda is currently working hard on her Dubbele Dutch Crafts business. This is Amanda and her sister  Elizabeth's craft business on Etsy. The shop opened in September 2011 and have been going strong ever since. Amanda has started taking on Custom Knit Orders as part of Dubbele Dutch and it seems to be very popular. Or visit to see our Arts & Crafts. We update it often and keep the News rolling on our facebook page. Follow Us Here

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