Cricut cartridge cut shapes
Cricut Projects That Will Amaze….
Have you ever looked at finished Scrapbooking and paper craft projects and thought that you couldn’t possibly make something that creative? Have you ever wished that you could tap into your hidden creative side to be inspired to complete a beautiful project?
I often want to design and make beautiful cards, scrapbook layouts, and crafts that will amaze my friends, but I fall short on creativity and inspiration. Fortunately for me, Provo Craft invented Cricut, the solution to the creatively-challenged would-be crafters.
Cricut is an innovative die cut maker that simplifies the process of using die cuts for Cricut projects. With the help of Cricut, you can design and create Cricut projects you can be proud of.
How Can Cricut Help Me to Make Impressive Cricut Projects?
Okay, so how can Cricut help you to be creative? After all, it’s just a die cut machine, right? Well, yes and no. Cricut is a machine that makes die cuts; however, Cricut differs from a simple die cutter by theme-ing their cartridges. Themed cartridges allow you to take a simple idea and build upon it by using coordinating die cuts to make Cricut projects that will never fail to impress.
It’s simple to use the cartridges to help you to shape and add dimension to your simple idea, transforming it into a creative, unique Cricut project. When your friends brag on your new creative abilities, you will have a tough time choosing between taking the credit gracefully and secretively or proudly boasting about Cricut and what it’s done for you.
Where Do I Begin with a Cricut Project?
The first thing you should do before you begin your Cricut project is to answer a few simple questions:
What is the focus of this project?
Who is the audience for this project?
What is this project’s theme?
Let me take you through this process. Let’s say that I’m hosting a birthday party for a toddler, and the theme is Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. I want to create little takeaways for the toddler’s friends using Cricut. I’ve answered my three questions:
The focus of the project is takeaways for the guests.
The audience is toddlers (and their parents, if I’m honest!)
The theme is Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.
The first thing I want to do is to take a look at the available Mickey Mouse Cricut Cartridges- doing that will help me to get inspiration for my project. I go to the internet and see that there’s a Disney Mickey and Friends cartridge with all of the main Mickey and Friends characters. I realize that each character has several different die cuts along with several houses and stores that Mickey visits.
I realize that I can create unique takeaways by using a simple oriental take-out box (unused, of course) and putting a character on each one. With the embellishments, I can create unique treat takeaways for far less than I would have spent at a party supply store, and the finished Cricut project will be something that I will be proud of.
Storage box for cartridges blue
Cricut How To
Would you love to create custom scrapbooking layouts or paper crafts? Do you ever wish that you could cut any shape you wanted to and not be bound by the limitations and problems that accompany using punches?
Look no further; the Cricut (pronounced “cricket”) is a revolutionary personal cutting machine, brought to you by the innovators and paper crafting leaders at Provo Craft. The Cricut does not require a computer or any additional hardware, but instead makes use of cartridges to give you abundant choices of die cut shapes and fonts.
The Cricut machine is growing in popularity, but perhaps you are in need of a little Cricut how-to. The Cricut, although complex in its creative possibilities, is a simple machine to use, and a little Cricut how to will certainly go a long way!
Our Cricut how to will begin with a basic run-down of how the machine works. The Cricut cutting machine is a portable unit that will conveniently plug into any grounded 110 wall outlet, which is the standard for household outlets.
When creating cards, scrapbooks, and other paper crafts with the Cricut cutting machine, users will find this spatula tool to be a must-have. The tool features a soft-touch green handle for superior comfort and a secure grip, plus a custom-designed flat metal end for lifting and removing the most intricate paper crafts from the adhesive cutting mat (sold separately). The most popular of all the Cricut tools, the spatula tool measures approximately 7-1/2 by 1 by 1/2 inches.
A spatula tool with green handle. Ideal for lifting images off the Cricut Cutting Mat. Soft-touch tool for superior gripping comfort. Custom designed for lifting and removing the most intricate paper crafts. Length: approximately 7-1/2-inch. Spatula end is metal.