Tips For Everyone

These Tips are for using Design Space, adjusting your machine, taking care of your mats and for using other equipment that I use and recommend.

They may have advanced tips or basic tips but if you want more information about anything, this is the place to look.

Just click more information to be taken to that post and get more info.

And remember There is Nothing to be Scared of.


Working with Adhesive Foil

Working with adhesive foil is easy. I bought this Cricut brand adhesive foil at Hobby Lobby during one of their big clearance events. I thought …
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Removable and Permanent Vinyl

Vinyl, either permanent or removable is an amazingly versatile material.  You can use it to decorate, label, make subway art, make cards,  etc.  The advantages …
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Working With HTV Vinyl Hints and Hacks

Working with HTV vinyl doesn’t need to be difficult. HTV vinyl or Iron on vinyl is for making iron ons for shirts, signs etc. It …
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The Basics of Using Vinyl

This page covers the basics of using vinyl. Working with vinly is scary at first. There are so many question. What kind of vinyl do …
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Fill in Fonts for Cricut

We’ve all done it. Created the perfect card or scrapbook page design with a font, changed it to draw and had it do this. Not …
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I make mistakes too! Really!

Mistakes happen. We all are learning and sometimes the best way to learn is to make mistakes. Do you know how many times I cut …
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Scoring Wheel, Double Scoring Wheel and Stylus

Most of you know about at least one of the three ways to score. The stylus came with my Air machine. The scoring wheel and …
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Die Storage Wall

I wanted a die storage system.  Ken was making me one like the Totally Tiffany System because it was $109 on their website.  He didn’t …
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Cricut Wavy Blade for The Maker

The next blade I am reviewing is the Cricut Wavy Blade. You need the maker to use this blade. If you don’t have the maker …
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Santa was Very Nice to me This Year Part 1

Santa was really good to me this year!  He brought me all kinds of neat stuff.  Some of them I think every crafter should have.The …
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Using the New Engraving Tip

I recently purchased the new Cricut engraving tip and set out to learn how to use it. I used it to make Christmas presents for …
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Layering Vinyl-The Ins and Outs

Layering vinyl, whether it is regular vinyl or HTV, there are some tricks that can help. Flour sack towel using layered vinyl Another Flour sack …
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What you Need to Make Bulb Ornaments

Glass or plastic bulb ornaments are all the rage at Christmas. They can be beautiful but difficult to make sometimes. There are a few supplies …
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Foiling, Foiling, Foiling, and More Foiling

Everyone is including foiling in their card, scrapbook and craft designs . HSN Craft Day is full of things to apply it or die cuts …
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Using We R Memory Keepers Foil Pens

I just got to use my foil pens from We R Memory Keepers. My hubby bought them for me for an anniversary present and they …
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When Do I use Which Cricut Blade?

Cricut has many blades and they all have their special purpose. It is confusing sometimes to know which Cricut Blade to use and how to …
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You Can Adjust the Cut Pressure

Read the Whole Post Before Changing Anything Are you using a new brand of vinyl and your Cricut just won’t cut it?  Is your Cricut …
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Common Questions and Answers to Them

As I look at the Facebook groups there are a lot of common questions.  I will try to answer some of the big ones here.Basic  …
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Reconditioning Your Cricut Mats

Reconditioning your worn out cricut mats is a way to put the sticky back into them. But it isn’t easy and cricut doesn’t recommend it …
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HSN Craft Day Inspiration

HSN Craft Day Inspiration never fails me.  I plan ahead to always watch every time.  It never ceases to inspire me.  Christmas Pulley Card Foiled …
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Caring for Your Cricut Mats

Caring for your Cricut mats properly will extend the life of your mat and keep them sticky longer.  If this doesn’t work I do have …
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How to Make Shaker Cards Cheaply

Shaker Cards – You have all seen them.  Design Space even has some in their projects.  But they are awkward and kits are expensive.  I …
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Card Bands or What I Learned on HSN Craft Day

Am I the only one who watches HSN Craft Day to get new ideas instead of to buy stuff? Don’t get me wrong, I don’t …
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Trick to Use any Pen with your Cricut

There is a trick to use any pen in your cricut. Cricut pens are wonderful, don’t get me wrong. And you can buy them from …
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St Louis CKC was an Awesome Time

I took a trip to CKC St Louis this year and had the best time. For those of you that don’t know CKC stands for …
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Is Cricut Access Worth Paying For?

Is Cricut access worth paying for? I read this all the time on Facebook. I am amazed at the number of people who don’t think …
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Where to get Free Fonts

There are free fonts everywhere. Have you ever done a project and can’t find the perfect font? Or you are working on a project with …
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