This post is the 2nd in a series of 3 posts about Cricuts. To read the first installment, Cricut Basics, check here. Check back next week for the last installment, Cricut Techniques, for some tricks!
So you have a Cricut. Now what? I have had my Cricut about 3 and a half years and since then I've gotten 7 cartridges. The most versatile font I have is the Calligraphy Collection font but I love all of my fonts. The one that comes with the machine is George.
Cricut cartridges range from $29-$79 depending on sales. Usually you can't use coupons on Cricut products. You can get Lite Cartridges which started out as a Walmart exclusive but you might be able to find them a few other places.
Cutting mats (the mats that the paper sticks to which goes through the machine) go un-sticky after a while. I always have these on my wish lists. Blades go dull after a while it just depends on how often you use them (which after I type this seems kind of obvious).
As promised here are some pictures of the pages I have created since starting my 3 years in 3 months scrapbooking journey. I used my Cricut on all three of these pages:
|Cherry Limeade ( a Lite cartridge from Walmart)|
|Calligraphy Collection and George Cartridges|
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