Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Complete Guide to Cricut Fonts - Updated


Hi there!

I have uploaded a new version of my Complete Guide to Cricut Fonts. It now includes all the new Cricut fonts released up to January 2017.

This book has previews of every Cricut font, both regular and writing style where available.




You will find the link in the right sidebar of this blog.  Or you can get it here: The Complete Guide to Cricut Fonts

For more information on this book (including how to use it on a mobile device) please see my previous blog post. Click here!


Happy crafting!  ♥






Saturday, January 7, 2017

Hungry JPEG January bundle

The Gigantic January bundle from The Hungry JPEG has a whopping 82 fonts in it!

All the fonts come with a complete commercial license so you can use them with products that you sell.

SALE!! 96% OFF Fonts & Graphics


Here's a small preview of some of the fonts included in the bundle.


The Gigantic January bundle is $29.

If you use the discount code Jan20 you'll receive 20% off. That brings this bundle down to $23.20. That's 28 cents per font!

You can purchase the bundle right here: #ad The Gigantic January bundle from The Hungry JPEG

And now I'm off to download and install my fonts! This could take a while...



Happy crafting!  ♥






Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Creative Fabrica Craft subscription

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links.

I'm home from visiting the rellies for Christmas and am now in catch up mode!

Today I want to tell you about the Creative Fabrica Craft Subscription. This is a relatively new venture from Creative Fabrica. It's an image subscription targeted towards crafters. A subscription gives you access to hundreds of unique designs that you can use with your Cricut Explore (and any other cutter that uses SVG/PNG/EPS and DXF cutting files.)

All the designs are made by the in-house Creative Fabrica designers or sourced from other designers. Every design is checked against the TESS database to ensure they aren't trademarked designs.



The subscription is $12 for 3 months. That gives you access to all their current files (624 as of today) plus any new files added after you subscribe.  If you cancel your subscription you still get to keep any of the files that you have downloaded. You can cancel and renew your subscription at any time.

Use the code EXPLOREMORE20 to receive 20% off the cost of your subscription.

Check out all the available images here: CREATIVE FABRICA CRAFTS

Creative Fabrica also announced their Craft Club today.

The Craft Club is an exclusive club available for subscribers of Creative Fabrica only.

In the Craft Club you can submit design requests and vote for requests of others. They will turn those requests into reality!  For more information on the Craft Club see here:  CRAFT CLUB

If fonts are your things then check out their two Font subscriptions here. (One is for personal use only, the other for commercial use.) FONT SUBSCRIPTIONS

The same discount code applies here! EXPLOREMORE20

Happy crafting!  ♥






Monday, December 19, 2016

CRICUT: Merging an SVG monogram font with an image

In this video you will learn how to merge an SVG monogram with another SVG image in Cricut Design Space version 2. (Current version as at 2nd December 2016).

Font and images used in this tutorial are from Apex Cuttable Designs. 

Using System fonts in Cricut Design Space v2

I have a new video up that shows how to download, install and use system fonts in Cricut Design Space V2.

You'll also learn how to use the special glyphs (also known as swashes) that come with some fonts.




Happy crafting!  ♥






Friday, December 16, 2016

CRICUT: Design Space iOS app update

Cricut have just released an update to the Design Space iOS app.

This update allows you to move images between mats while you're at the cut preview screen.  That means you don't have to go back to the design screen to move your images to a different cutting mat.

In this image below you can see that I have seven hearts on the canvas.

 

When I click "Send to Mat" the images are placed on two separate mats with four hearts on one mat and three on the other.



But I know that I can fit five on one mat and two on the other thereby saving some of my cardstock.

If I tap on one of the hearts on the second mat you will see 3 dots appear in the top left corner of that image.

 

When I click on those dots a menu appears with two options.

 

I tap on the Move to another Mat option and this box appears.

  


I click on Mat 1 and that heart will be moved to that mat. The heart I moved has been placed on top of one of the other hearts and has a yellow border around it.

 


I can tap on that heart and drag it into the middle of the mat.

 

Now with that image still selected I can use the rotate handle to turn it 180deg.
  
 


Adjust the position of the hearts as needed so that none of them have a yellow border. (That indicates that they are touching).




You also have the option of hiding images on the cut screen. This is useful if you want to recut just some of the images on a mat. 

Tap on the three dots then tap Hide Selected. 

 


To unhide an image tap the "Hidden" button below the mat and select the images you wish to unhide. 

 


You have the option of moving images to a new mat. It's great if you want to change the colour of some of your images at the last minute. 

Just select the Create New Mat option at this screen. 

 



You can find more information on this great new feature here: http://help.cricut.com/help/move-hide-iOS

Happy crafting!  ♥






Wednesday, December 7, 2016

CRICUT: December Mystery Box

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking through my links.

It's all about the Cricut Foil in this months Mystery Box. Along with the two cartridges this is a great deal!

This month because of Disney licensing issues Canada gets its own version of the Mystery Box.

You can purchase yours from here: DECEMBER MYSTERY BOX

Here's a preview of the contents. Please keep in mind that depending on demand the contents (especially the cartridges) may change.

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Not sure what you can do with adhesive foil? Check out all the Make it Now projects in Design Space. Just use the filter and select Vinyl & Foil.



Happy crafting!  ♥






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