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Easy Cricut Art

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Jumping in

I was once afraid to use my Cricut Explore Air™ 2 machine. I got past the fear by jumping in and trying a bunch of projects. Today, I’m not an expert, but I do okay.

Are you struggling to get comfortable with your Cricut machine? Are you on the fence about purchasing one? I’m here to help.

I’ve identified four easy and artsy Cricut Access Premium projects to get you on the road to crafting confidence. You can use regular cardstock for all of the projects. Some call for additional materials after the cutting phase. Let’s have a look!

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Leaf Print Art project

This is an abstract piece you can frame. The finished size is 18.5 “ x 17.5”. I think this would be nice in different color combinations. Search with the terms leaf art to find the project.

Materials and supplies needed

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Popsicle Framed art project

The finished size for this piece is 9”x11.” The trio of popsicles is made with Deluxe Paper, Rob & Bob Stamped Bloom, but you can choose any paper you like. Popsicle art in the search box will bring up the project.

Materials and supplies needed

  • Pattern paper
  • Cardstock, white
  • Light grip machine mat
  • Adhesive and adhesive foam squares
  • 9″x11″ frame
One-Cut Halloween gallery art project

Start planning early with this super-easy Halloween art. The finished size is 10″x10″. Find this with the terms Halloween gallery.

Materials and supplies needed

  • Black, orange, white, and silver glitter cardstock
  • Standard grip cutting mat
  • Adhesive
  • 3 10″x10″ frames

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Be somebody layer art

Create an uplifting piece of framed art to hang in your craft room or give to a friend. It’s colorful and uses your machine’s write function. The finished size is 5″x7″. Find it with the terms be somebody.

Materials and supplies needed

  • Cardstock–white, yellow, dark blue, blue, light blue, green
  • Light grip machine mat
  • Pen Set, Metallic
  • Adhesive foam dots
  • Shadow picture frame

Tips and tricks

Now that you have some projects in mind, there’s no reason to put off using your Cricut. Remember to read all of the instructions, make sure your materials setting is correct, keep your mat clean, and learn from your mistakes.

And of course, have fun!

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