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  • It’s Good to be Tacky!
    Make Cricut Mats Sticky Again Has your cutting mat lost its stickiness and just isn’t tacky enough? Whether it’s a Cricut, Silhouette, other another brand, chances are it … Read more
  • Variations on a Theme
    5 Budget Busting Ideas Unlimited Results Learn how to get several looks and variations from one design.  This saves you money as you can easily extend the use … Read more
  • Father’s Day Deals
    Cricut is offering a fantastic Father’s Day sale on the Air 2 electronic cutting machine. Just think of all the cool projects you can make for the Dad … Read more
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