Cricut Explore Print Then Cut

I am totaling diggin’ my new Cricut Explore! Especially, the Print Then Cut feature. Without a subscription, I only have a few of the Printable images and before I invest more money… I gotta Play before I Pay!

So, I found out that you can take any of the Cut Files, you know, the ones that cut in layers, and FLATTEN them, which makes them a printable image! Whaaaat? YES! And you can change the colors before you cut to match your project. AND you can also cut layers with those!

Currently (still), I am making things for my Niece who is expecting her first child in January. Her color theme is Turquoise and Coral. LOVE that combo, BTW. Anyway, this is a simple gift bag that the butterfly adds just the right amount of dimension.


The butterfly is from the Rock Princess cartridge. And, as I said, I flattened it to make it a printable image. I did separate those layers so that I could give it dimension using Pop Dots.


Yay, Cricut Explore!


Sneak Peak (hint; it’s chalk paint)

Just recently found a new “love” and I can’t get enough of it.


That’s right, it’s Folk Art Chalk Paint. And I’ve been searching the sales to collect all the colors. The best deal I have found is from my local AC Moore, which is an Outlet where everything is 40% off (or more) EVERY day! They just don’t have all the colors. So, I did some Black Friday shopping (which lasts like a week nowadays) and found Grotto from Would have had more but, Joann’s kept emptying my cart before I was done shopping. SO frustrating.

Anyway, I’ve been working on wood and glass and will post the details of that soon.

Thanks for stopping by.

Stay safe (it’s CrAzY out there).

Go, Go, Go, Go, Go. Shop, Shop, Shop, Shop

75% off Yarn and Vintage, 50% off designer handbags and craft items.

The sale starts today, Cyber Monday, and ends next Sunday. Whatever doesn’t sell, will most likely be removed from the store. Why remove it? Because one way or another, I’m clearing things out. It’s time for the purge.

Below is just a sampling of what’s marked down. There is SO much more.

Click the item and you will be directed to the site:

Tiger MohairNutmeg

Martha Craft StationSew Easy

Coach Pebbled leatherWedge Sandals

Blue Betty NightieHockanum Coat

Novica Mask

Thanks for looking!