Silhouette Portrait 2 Review

silhouette portrait 2

Before you read our Portrait 2 review, please note: The Portrait 2 is Silhouette’s compact and cheap craft cutting machine. It was released towards the end of 2017 and has proved popular with Silhouette fans across the world (available to buy on Amazon or Swing Design). It’s a huge improvement on the original Silhouette Portrait … Read more

How To Use A Cricut Machine: A Beginner’s Guide

Cricut Explore Air 2

If there’s one question we hear every single week, it’s usually something to do with how to use a Cricut machine. Specifically, the Cricut Explore Air 2 and Cricut Maker. One of the things we love about these vinyl cutting machines is that they’re so simple to use — but they do take some getting … Read more

Cricut Cartridges: Everything You Need To Know

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This is the ultimate guide to Cricut cartridges. We’ve pooled together all of our knowledge — as well as that of our fellow crafters — to bring you this complete overview of everything you need to know about these craft cutting accessories. We’ll cover exactly what cartridges are used for and how they’re used, where to … Read more

Do You Need A Virtual Assistant For Your Craft Business?

virtual assistant for craft business

Have you considered hiring a virtual assistant for your craft business? Make sure that you read this before you make a decision… One of the most popular chapters in our e-book How To Launch A Successful Vinyl Cutting Business is the one entitled “When To Hire People (And Who To Hire)”. For everyone that runs a business, … Read more

How To Make Winter Snowflakes With The Cricut Maker

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It’s getting to that time of year again when crafters start thinking about Christmas and all the incredible seasonal things we can make to celebrate. We decided that our first Christmassy project was how to make winter snowflakes with the Cricut Maker. It’s a quick and easy tutorial that requires minimal materials and the design … Read more

How to Make Christmas Tree Decorations with Cricut Maker

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With just a week to go until Christmas, we’re putting the Cricut Maker into overdrive with all the decorations we’re making with it! This week, we’ve been focusing on how to make Christmas tree decorations with the Cricut Maker. Quick and relatively simple, these paper ornaments are striking thanks to their unusual shape and size. … Read more

How To Make A Snowy Village With Cricut Maker

cricut maker christmas decor

We know it’s not quite December yet, but we can’t stop making Christmas decorations with our Cricut Maker! On our hit list this week was this beautiful snowy village scene — something that would look supremely festive on your mantelpiece or even around the base of your tree. It’s a super easy project with the … Read more

How To Make A Christmas Garland With Cricut Maker

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For our next Cricut Maker Christmas Project, we’ve made this beautiful festive garland. It would look incredible draped over a fireplace or curtain pole, or even twisted and fashioned into a large wreath. It’s not the easiest or quickest project we’ve ever set our minds to, but we can guarantee that the time and effort … Read more

Cricut Infusible Ink: A Complete Guide

cricut infusible ink

If you’ve been nosing around the crafting community for the past few weeks, you may have heard mention of Cricut Infusible Ink — a brand new product from Cricut. Word on the street is that Infusible Ink is due to revolutionize the world of heat transfer and make for more professional results than you could … Read more

Cricut EasyPress Mini Review

easypress mini review

We said we wanted a heat press for small and challenging projects — and Cricut delivered. Introducing the EasyPress Mini! The Cricut EasyPress Mini (available to buy from Amazon or the Cricut Store) is the latest machine in the EasyPress line — Cricut’s answer to the professional heat press. Easier to use than a household … Read more

Cricut Maker vs Explore Air 2

maker vs explore air 2

When the Cricut Maker was released this Summer, one of the most popular questions we heard was, “how does it compare to the Explore Air 2?” It’s a great question. After all, the Cricut Explore Air 2 wasn’t released that long ago and is, by all accounts, a fantastic desktop cutting machine. Why would anyone … Read more

Cricut Easy Press 2 Review

cricut easypress 2

The Cricut EasyPress 2 (available now on Amazon or the Cricut Store) is the latest heat press from Cricut. Does it deliver a significant improvement over the original machine? It feels like just yesterday that the original Cricut EasyPress was announced, but we’re not complaining — there’s not a lot that gets us going like … Read more

Compared: The Best Silhouette Cameo 4 Bundle Deals

silhouette cameo 4 bundles

Looking for the best Silhouette Cameo 4 bundle deals? We’ve got you covered. To say that we’re excited for the imminent release of the Cameo 4 is a bit of an understatement… We’re GALVANIZED 🤪 One of the things we love searching for with new machines is all the different bundle deals that retailers offer. … Read more

How To Make A Geometric Gem Cloche With Cricut Maker

geometric gem cloche

We’re really into paper crafts at the moment and this beautiful geometric gem cloche is ticking all of our boxes. Made using the Cricut Maker and the awesome Cricut Scoring Wheel (available on Amazon), these paper gems are really quite striking and make for some really gorgeous decorations — ours is currently pride of place on our … Read more