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September 2013 Update

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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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Graphic 45 Official Site: http://www.g45papers.com
Graphic 45 Store Locator: http://www.g45papers.com/index.php?route=information/location
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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), ...


New Facebook Timeline

Come March 31st, 2012, Facebook's all-new "Timeline" will be the default layout for all "fan" pages! We've heard mixed reviews from our community and we're here to put your concerns to rest and show you how cool "Timeline" really is!

As you have probably noticed, we've already converted to the new "Timeline" layout. Yes, we're embracing it! Initially (like everyone else), I was confused, but ...


What is SVGCuts?

SVGCuts, the 2013 Martha Stewart American Made Audience Choice Winner, is the next big thing in paper crafting! Just pick one of our amazing projects, cut it out with your cutting machine and put it together! Have a blast with your favorite paper, ribbons, brads and buttons! You can even follow along while we make your project with you on YouTube! Feeling mega-creative? Go buck-wild by mixing and ...


Cricut CraftRoom and SCAL

Yes, you can use SCAL and CraftRoom after updating your firmware!
Provo Craft (the makers of the Cricut) recently finalized and released their new Cricut CraftRoom software. Based on customer feedback, as well as our own tests, we've discovered that a firmware update is required in order to use the new CraftRoom. In the email below, a Provo Craft representative states that updating the Cricut's firmware will prevent users from using ...


CHA Summer 2011 - The Future Of Personal Cutting Machines

The recent fray between Provo Craft and Sure Cuts A Lot / Make-The-Cut has spawned a new breed of savvy paper crafters that are looking to break free from the limitations of cartridge based personal cutting machine systems. Companies like Boss Kut, Pazzles and Black Cat already support SVG files via Sure Cuts A Lot software while the Sizzix Eclips, despite being a cartridge based system, announced at CHA ...


Cut The Craft - Interview with Chris Vander Woude And More!

Featured Segment: The Pazzles company is a true pioneer when it comes to the world of personal cutting machines! Did you know that Pazzles developed the first carrier sheet for paper crafts? Pazzles founder, Chris Vander Woude gives us the story behind the Pazzles company and how it has shaped the personal cutting machine industry. You don't want to miss this interview!

Second Segment: Blog radio host, Leo Kowal discusses the ...