Trial and Error with my Cricut

Getting started on my Christmas cards.


Christmas/Holiday Cards in July and August

I’m really going to do it this time! I’m going to make Christmas cards and send them to friends and family. Now that I’m the proud owner of a Cricut Explore Air™ 2 machine, my card making dreams can become reality! I got a one-time discount for being in the Cricut affiliate program and I […]

'Components of card project

Thief of Hearts Card

This post contains affiliate links. For years I’ve thought about making Valentine’s Day cards for my friends and family. One year I made one card. But now that I have my Explore Air 2, I’ll be fulfilling all of my card making dreams. This is a cute one from The Rob & Bob Design Studio. […]

Thank you card

Easy Thank You Card

This post contains affilte links for I made this card with my Cricut Explore Air™ 2 machine. When making this one, you’ll use the scoring stylus and pen. Cricut’s writing feature is excellent for me because I hate my handwriting! There are a variety of pens you can use with your machine. I’ll be […]

Paper doll card

Nestling Dolls

My second card I decided to try one of Cricut’s free projects to get more experience with my Cricut Explore Air™ 2 machine. It’s marked as an “easy” project, and the cutting part is easy. Putting the thing together was a different story. The instructions for assembling the card were pretty sparse. I thought I […]

Paper cupcake with candle

My first Cricut project

I made my first card! I’m so proud of myself. I was a little nervous to get started but after watching this video to get reacquainted with the machine I was ready to roll. Here’s the card and envelope. And here’s what I learned. It’s a good idea to read all of the project instructions […]

Valentine Roundup

Zero to Hero Day 23: Publish a Roundup Valentine Roundup Valentine’s Day is coming up, so I thought I’d feature some blog posts about Valentine’s cards. Learn how to make a button card from Girly Creation. Learn some 3D paper crafting techniques, including making a heart garland, with this post on Mother Daughter Craft Creations. […]

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