If like me you’ve got your Cricut and you’re all excited and ready to go but feeling a little bit lost this blog is for you.

This is all about the Cricut Explore Air and what you can do with it.  Having invested in one of these machines with no previous design knowledge I found this all a bit daunting and saw the same questions popping up on facebook pages over and over.  Hopefully this site will help answer some of the basics, inspire and also note my epic fails so help you avoid them.

My background is in promotional merchandise, I’ve been working with clients like Samsung, Google, Post Office, Sony and many more for well over a decade. In my line of work we brand products in relatively high ish quantities and I’d spent many days on sites like Etsy and Notonthehighstreet trying to work out how anyone could make just one off personalised items without high minimum order quantities or set up costs.  And then I discovered the Cricut and it answered most of these questions.

These are amazing little machines to invest in if you’re a home crafter, you don’t need design experience which was a huge plus for me.  The Cricut package comes with access to their own Design Space software which is amazing!  Tons of projects with step by step guides, image files and fonts already stored and the option to add you own fonts and use your own images, so if unlike me you’re more design savvy the world is your oyster, or cricut for a better term.