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Cricut Tips and Projects

I have a love/hate relationship with my Cricut machines (both the Expore Air 2 and the Maker).

The possibilities are what I love.

But the time commitment to learn, design, and create is what is hard for me to handle.

On top of that, I think there is a disconnect between crafting and minimalism – both of which are things I like.

So, I try to use my Cricut to make things that are useful to the extent possible.

Here are some of the tips and projects that I have made. I share what I learn as I go along.

If you are new to Cricut – you might want to start here: What is a Cricut Machine?


New Cricut Foil Transfer Tool

This morning I received an email that there is a new Cricut tool in town – the Cricut Foil Transfer Tool. It looks REALLY interesting. Apparently you can use it to embellish your paper projects and products. It seems similar to adding a little gold leaf to your designs. Of course, since I have a …

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Cricut Joy Unboxing

It’s here! My Cricut Joy arrived a few days ago – and I want to share the unboxing video with you. Watch the full unboxing on YouTube here. What is a Cricut Joy? This is a compact cutting machine and a great complement to the Cricut Maker and Explore Air 2. This article has a …

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Cricut Explore Air 2 in Mint color

What is a Cricut Machine?

My Cricut machine has become a bit of a conversation piece. People who visit me are not always into DIY and crafting, so they have no idea what this contraption is. But they are curious. What Does a Cricut Machine Do? For me, the most simple way to explain it is this reply: A Cricut …

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Cricut Black Friday 2017

2019 Cricut Black Friday Deals

It’s time for the 2019 Cricut Black Friday Deals! Here are the details. This Is What You Need To Know Cricut is offering up to 50% on products sitewide!!! Almost everything is on sale – I seriously can’t believe the discounts. It’s a great time to stock up on Cricut machines (good time to upgrade …

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woman holding white gift box with black and white stripe ribbon

What Is A Cricut Mystery Box?

Do you know what a Cricut Mystery Box is exactly? Let me tell you, you are in for a treat. Here’s the Short Answer A Cricut Mystery Box is a collection of Cricut materials and accessories that are all bundled together and offered up by Cricut for a low and very desirable price. But Here …

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Cricut Access Birthday Card

Is Cricut Access Worth It?

If you have a new Cricut Machine, you may be wondering whether it is worth buying a subscription to Cricut Access. I’ve been there – so I know the dilemma. Whether you bought the Cricut Explore Air 2 or the Cricut Maker – you just spent a good chunk of change on a pretty awesome cutting …

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