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10 Must Have Cricut Tools

Top 10 Must Have Cricut Tools

So you’re super psyched because you just bought yourself a Cricut machine and are looking for ‘must-have’ tools and accessories for beginners. Whether you have a Cricut Explore or the Cricut Maker, or any other die cutting machine, you’ll want to check out these Cricut essentials. Okay, not all of…
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How to Calibrate the Knife Blade on the Cricut Maker

How to Calibrate Knife Blade on the Cricut Maker

The Cricut Maker comes with a variety of tools, including the knife blade. The knife blade opens up a lot of possibilities, including things like cutting through basswood. But, before you start, you’ll need to learn how to calibrate your knife blade for the Maker. This article will take you through…
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12 Reasons Why SCAL5 Rocks!

12 Reasons Why SCAL5 Rocks

For the past 11 months, I’ve been a beta tester for the newest Version 5 of Sure Cuts A Lot (SCAL5). If you’re not familiar with this software and you’re an avid owner of a digital die cutter, it’s worth downloading a trial and testing it out. Will it work…
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Silhouette Portrait 1 vs 2

Silhouette Portrait 1 vs 2

The Silhouette Portrait 1 and Portrait 2 may seem the same from the outside, but the insides are a bit different. The Silhouette Portrait 2 has all the same features of the Portrait 1 and more. It has been upgraded to allow for a lot of the same features as the Cameo…
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Cricut Maker vs Cricut Explore Air 2

Cricut Maker vs Cricut Explore Air 2 - featured

The Cricut Maker and Cricut Explore Air 2 machine may seem similar, but there are some key differences. The most notable differences between the two cutters are regarding cutting force and the Adaptable Tool System. Let’s compare the two machines! Cricut Explore Air Overview Amazon Price The Cricut Explore line comes…
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Make the Cut and Sure Cuts A Lot: Which is Best for You?

Make the Cut and Sure Cuts A Lot

Make The Cut (MTC) and Sure Cuts A Lot (SCAL) are two very popular and inexpensive cutting programs with tens of thousands of users. A small portion of you may already own and have mastered both programs. Thus, I’m sure you are already comfortable using one or the other for…
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KNK Zing Orbit Initial Review

KNK Zing Orbit

The KNK Zing Orbit is KNK USA’s latest release into the world of digital die cutting. With over 1000 grams of force and speeds up to 30 inches (762mm) per second, this new cutter is a stand-out choice for crafters and small business owners. Whether you’re cutting vinyl or balsa…
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Silhouette Curio vs Cricut Explore Air

Silhouette Curio vs Cricut Explore Air 2

Some of the newest machines on the market are the Silhouette Curio and the Cricut Explore Air. They have some similarities, but there is a lot of differences between the Curio and Cricut Explore. Let’s take a look at these two machine reviews. Silhouette Curio Machine Overview Amazon Price The…
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5 Nested Die Techniques by

5 Nested Die Techniques by - featured

Umbrella Crafts is a craft line that makes simply awesome products. They also have a large selection of cutting machines, dies, and accessories often offered with sale discounts. Some of their most popular products are the nested die sets. These high-quality wafer-thin dies offer so much possibility when it…
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Silhouette Curio vs Silhouette Cameo 3

Silhouette Curio vs Cameo 3

Last year, we compared the Silhouette Curio vs Silhouette Cameo 2. With the Silhouette Cameo 3 just released, we thought it would be worthwhile to compare the Silhouette Curio to the Silhouette Cameo 3 and talk about the differences between them. Silhouette Curio Overview The Silhouette Curio is a craft machine released…
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