28 Cricut/Design Space Hacks That Beginners Should Know

Owning a Cricut is very exciting. It can also be a little intimating and overwhelming for a beginner. Whether you are a beginner or a more seasoned Cricut crafter, these 28 Cricut Hacks and Secrets will save your sanity and help you stay more organized along the way.

Peel Your Mat Away From Your Material It may seem instinctual to peel your material (cardstock, vinyl, etc.) away from the mat but it is actually better to gently curl and peel the mat away from the material.

Use IKEA Plastic Bag Storage For Vinyl Another one of my favorite Cricut hacks, which has already gained some popularity over the last few years is IKEA plastic bag storage holders.

Sharpen Your Blade With Tin Foil You can easily extend the life of your fine-point blade by sharpening it with tin foil! In fact, when you use tin foil you can make the blade last 3x longer!

Store Your Blades In Your Cricut This Cricut hack may seem very obvious, but when I was a new Cricut owner I was unaware that the inside of my machine could hold my blades and small tools for dust-free, safe storage.

Use A Lint Roller To Pick Up Small Pieces From Your Mat Or Design (Works For Glitter Too) If you have an intricate design that is cut out on paper or vinyl you can easily collect the excess small pieces on a lint roller to save time!

Use Pen Adapters To Use More Than Cricut Pens With Tour Machine Having your Cricut machine write for you is an amazing feature. At some point, you will probably wish you could use pens other than the Cricut brand.

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