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Chicago Tribune - Crafting A Romantic Adventure


As if winning the 2013 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Award wasn't enough, we had the opportunity to sit down with Chicago Tribune reporter, Jennifer Weigel to talk about our business, our relationship and our business relationship. Click the thumbnails to view screenshots of the article, or click here to for the actual article on Chicago Tribune's website.



Cricut To Revisit SVG Support? Cricut Explore, Design Space and Aircut

It's been over two years since Provo Craft filed suit against software companies Craft Edge (Sure Cuts a Lot) and Make The Cut. Since that time, the personal electronic cutting machine market has seen a shift from cartridge-based systems to software-driven systems that allow crafters to cut their own designs through the use of fonts and SVG files as well as other proprietary file formats.

You don't have to be a ...

2013 Halloween Challenge

The Halloween season is officially coming to a close. Booo! While we weren't able to release as many Halloween kits  as we would have liked (Wedding and Martha Stewart American Made awards made things a little crazy), the ones we did release were huge hits with the SVGCuts community, as you'll see in the fan submitted photos below!

This year's Halloween challenge was ...

We Visited Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in NYC!

Boy was I thrilled when Leo (my husband and business partner) and I were invited to take a tour of the studios and offices of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia!

I always sleep in. Even on Christmas. I just love a warm cozy bed, and it's nearly always impossible for me to get up in the morning (even though I completely love my life of course).  However, on the morning of our ...

2013 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Winner

Out of the more than 2,000 small-business owners that nominated themselves for the 2013 Martha Stewart American Made Awards, SVGCuts finished first! With over 125,000 votes during the preliminary voting round and over 56,000 votes in the final round, the SVGCuts community of paper crafters helped crown SVGCuts the 2013 Audience Choice Winner!
American Made Hour Interview on XM Radio
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September 2013 Update

If you've been wondering why things have been a bit quiet around here, it's because Mary and I are now 16 days away from getting married! Starting September 12th, we're going to take a break from work and focus on making sure that our special day is perfect, but we're spending a little extra time preparing some spooktacular things to keep you ...

Don't Buy Sure Cuts A Lot 2 on eBay or Etsy!

Ebay and Etsy are full of pirated versions of Sure Cuts A Lot 2. We highly advise AGAINST purchasing Sure Cuts A Lot 2 from either of these sources as they may present unwanted issues and result in financial loss. While it is possible that unopened and authentic versions exist, here is what to look for to ensure you don't buy pirated software. We're providing this information because we don't ...

Cut The Craft - Interview with Diane Schultz of Graphic 45

In this episode we talk to Graphic 45 founder, CEO and artist, Diane Schultz. Diane talks about life before Graphic 45, going back to school and what inspires her. Learn how Graphic 45 got it's name and much more!
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Cutting SVG Files with Cricut Cutting Machines

Update! Click here if you have a Cricut Explore and want to learn more about using SVG files with Cricut Design Space:

Based on recent site analytics, we're seeing an increase in the number of Cricut users wanting the ability to cut SVG files with their machines! Did you know that it was once possible to purchase software that ...

CHA Summer 2012 - Chicago

There wasn't much news as far as cutting machines are concerned and we didn't see anything revolutionary as far as paper crafting goes, but CHA is always a good time and we had a wonderful time seeing all of the familiar faces and new paper lines!

Sizzix and Silhouette were both demonstrating their cutting machines, but Provo Craft's Cricut and Craftwell's eCraft were missing in action. Based on various statistics (web traffic mostly), ...