Cricut Joy Review

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The Cricut Joy (available now from Cricut or Amazon) is the latest machine to join Cricut’s lineup of craft cutters. Here we’re taking an indepth look at this pint size powerhouse to see if it’s worth investing in. Just when they’d fooled us into thinking that the Cricut Maker was the only cutting machine we’d … Read more

Cricut Maker Review

cricut maker review

The Cricut Maker (available now from Amazon or the Cricut store) is Cricut’s flagship craft cutting machine. Designed specifically for ‘makers’, this cutter redefines what it means to be versatile and generally appeals to the most experienced and/or adventurous crafters out there. It can do everything that the Explore Air 2 can do and more. … Read more

Silhouette Portrait 3 Review

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The Silhouette Portrait 3 (available on Amazon and Swing Design) is Silhouette America’s latest cutting machine release. Weighing in at just 3.5lbs but with some really innovative technology on board, the Portrait 3 is the smaller, cheaper sister of their flagship machine, the Cameo 4. We’ve been playing with the new machine for a few … Read more

Cricut Explore Air 2 Review

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The Cricut Explore Air 2 is perhaps Cricut’s most popular vinyl cutting machine. Probably the most popular cutting machine in the world, thinking about it. It’s available to buy on both Cricut’s own website and on Amazon. It was released back in October 2016 but is showing no signs of fading, despite being overtaken by … Read more

Silhouette Cameo 4 Review

cameo 4 review

The Silhouette Cameo 4 (available now from Amazon or Swing Design) is Silhouette’s latest and most professional craft cutting machine to date. It is the successor to the popular Cameo 3 and boasts a number of impressive upgrades: it’s stronger, faster and offers a much improved user experience. We’ve spent many hours crafting with this … Read more

Cricut Expression 2 Review

Cricut Expression 2 review

The Cricut Expression 2 (available to buy on Amazon) is an old machine, but we get so many questions about it that we decided it was worth a review anyway. While Cricut may not be selling it directly any more – preferring to focus on their jazzy Cricut Maker (review here) – it’s still a … Read more

Cricut Mug Press Review

cricut mug press review

The Cricut Mug Press (available from Cricut) is a fantastic little gadget that promises to take your mug transfer creations from amateur to elite professionalism. In this review, we’ll be covering all you need to know about the Mug Press, including: What can the Cricut Mug Press do? Is it safe to use? What are … Read more

CanvasPop Review

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CanvasPop is a photo printing service that’s dedicated to creating the highest quality prints for your home. I believe that photos are the true cornerstone of home decoration and all of my DIY cutting decor revolves around the photos of family and friends that I have hanging around our home. But drugstore and budget online … Read more

Cricut Easy Press Review

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Before you read our Easy Press review, please note: At the Cricut Mountain Make-a-thon conference last week, CEO Ashish Arora introduced the cutting machine we’ve been waiting for: the Cricut Maker. But that wasn’t the only big announcement. The Cricut Easy Press (available now on Amazon) was also introduced — and it promises to be … Read more

Silhouette Cameo 3 Review

silhouette cameo 3 review

Before you read our Cameo 3 review, please note: Silhouette Cameo 3 Review Overview The Deep Dive Silhouette Cameo 3 Launch Guide First introduced in October 2011, the Silhouette Cameo has captured the imagination of arts and crafts enthusiasts all over the world; giving us the freedom to design, cut, and create whatever we want. … Read more

Silhouette Portrait 2 Review

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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

USCutter MH 34in Review

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Up until now, the USCutter MH Series (available now on Amazon) had almost passed us by. Neither a commercial cutter nor a typical hobbyist machine, the MH Series vinyl cutter occupies a unique space in the craft cutting world, but is still super popular thanks to its bargain basement price. Aside from its low price, … Read more

Cricut EasyPress Mini Review

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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 Easy Press 2 Review

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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

KNK Zing Orbit Review

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It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of the KNK computerized cutters. Which is why we’re so excited about the brand spanking new KNK Zing Orbit (available now on Amazon) — an upgrade on their budget cutter, the Zing Air. Our Zing Orbit has been ordered and will hopefully be on the way to our … Read more

Sizzix Eclips2 Review

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Hold on to your horses. We’ve found a craft cutter to rival the Silhouette Cameo and Cricut Explore Air. The Sizzix Eclips2 electronic cutting machine (available now on Amazon) hasn’t had as much airtime as its popular rivals, but if it’s precision cutting you’re looking for, you can stop looking. For perfect scoring, reliable cutting … Read more

Cricut Cuttlebug Review

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Sometimes there’s nothing better than turning our backs on our fancy electronic cutting machines and busting out the brilliant Cricut Cuttlebug (available to buy on Amazon) instead. This little guy is one of the best craft cutters and embossers on the market — no wonder its got such a huge fan base. Sure, you’re not … Read more

Silhouette Portrait Review

Before you read our Silhouette Portrait review, please note: It’s marketed as ‘Love at first cut‘, but is the Silhouette Portrait (available now on Amazon) really the best cheap vinyl cutter right now — or is it starting to show its age? We’ve had our Portrait for a few years now, and still bust it … Read more

KNK Zing Air Review

KNK Zing Air

The KNK Zing Air (available on Amazon) is an entry level electronic cutter that can do much more than your average cutting machine. It is the ‘economy’ option in KNK’s current lineup of cutters, joined by the new KNK Force (to be reviewed shortly) and the KNK MAXX Air. We should also mention that it’s … Read more

Silhouette Curio Review

silhouette curio review

For the experimental crafters out there, the release of the Silhouette Curio (available to buy on Amazon or Swing Design) cutting machine in Spring 2015 was an exciting moment. It’s marketed as the “perfect machine for DIYers that love to diversify their creativity”. A Silhouette product that can cut, emboss, deboss, stipple and etch? Sign … Read more