5 Keys to Master Cricut
Do you know what we hear again and again from people who buy Cricut machines? So many of them purchase the machine and then are scared to take it out of the box! We get it. It can be really intimidating to learn how to use a new machine. So, if you’re one of those people whose Cricut is still in the box, these 5 Keys to Master Cricut are for you.
We want to show you that you CAN be a successful Cricut crafter and what’s more, you can have fun with it too! Cricut machines are so versatile and you can make so many craft projects with them. You made an investment in a machine and we want to help you get the most out of it.
5 Keys to Master Cricut
1 – Simplify
Pick one project that you would like to create. You want to choose something that inspires you so much that you are motivated to get that Cricut out of the box and start crafting. Go ahead – pick out your project. We’ll wait.
Okay, now that you have found your project (we’re so excited for you!), put on blinders. We don’t want you to get overwhelmed by the many options out there. For now, just focus on this one single project.
2 – Master
The machines are actually really simple to use. People look at the machine and get bogged down in thinking that they need to master it and that it’s going to be so complicated. We want you to take a step back and work on mastering the software first.
We encourage people to join our membership even before their new Cricut has arrived. This is because we have the support built into our community that will allow you to start learning and mastering Cricut Design Space (the software) right away.
3 – Refine
You may see us as we go through the steps in creating a Cricut project and think that it just all looks so easy and seamless. Then, you try it for yourself, and encounter problems along the way. Where did you go wrong? Well, you didn’t. You just need more practice!
We have been making these projects for a long time and over time, we have refined our techniques and processes. That is what you will do too. If you’re having difficulty with weeding, you need to do more weeding! Watch other people, like the Makers Gonna Learn team, as they weed their craft projects and copy what they do. Then, try again for yourself. It’s as simple as that.
4 – Audit
After you have been through the first three steps, pause and take an audit. Where are you now in your Cricut craft journey? What have you mastered? Where do you still have questions?
Now, dive into your Makers Gonna Learn membership. Dig into the courses, videos, and other training that you have access to as part of your membership and find the answers you need. Plan out what you’re going to focus on next!
Pro Tip: Don’t forget about our private, member-only Facebook group. It is an amazing resource when you have questions or have hit roadblocks and aren’t sure how to proceed.
5 – Learn
Cricut just recently released some pretty big updates to Cricut Design Space. It’s important to remember that your Cricut education isn’t a “one and done” sort of thing. You will need to stay open to continued learning throughout your Cricut craft journey. And don’t forget, that with your Makers Gonna Learn membership, we will be there to help you every step of the way!
NEED TO GET YOUR MACHINE OUT OF THE BOX?
Our 30 Days to Master Your Cricut course takes you right from opening the box and setting up your machine to making your first project and so much in between! You’ll learn everything you need to know to start making Cricut craft projects with confidence. FREE with your Makers Gonna Learn membership!
Tanner, Courtney, and the rest of the Makers Gonna Learn Team are all here because we love die-cutting and especially love sharing fun projects and tutorials with fellow makers. We are all great friends and are always having a blast when we are together- you will see this on camera, especially during live streams! We are here to inspire and support you in your crafting journey!