with Lia Griffith
Online Class

Craft & Create With Your Cricut Explore

Watch every class FREE until 4/16
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Open up your project possibilities with this helpful Cricut Explore how-to! DIY and paper crafts designer and blogger Lia Griffith shows you how to get your machine out of the box and start creating custom designs. You'll begin with the basic components as you learn how to make simple designs, set your materials, align cutting mats and use your tools. Ready to make personalized projects? Lia shows how the Cricut Design Space® software and tools help you modify images and fonts. Step up your skills as you discover easy ways to create intricate designs with the software's Print then Cut and pattern fill features. Then, go beyond paper designs and experiment with vinyl, iron-on materials and more. Finish class with a simple yet stunning leather earring project and Lia's tricks for working with wood and fabric.


  • beginner
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h36m

Included in this Class

1. Exploring the Cricut

1. Exploring the Cricut

Let your instructor, paper crafts and Cricut designer Lia Griffith, introduce you to the possibilities of the new Cricut Explore! You'll learn how to set up your machine and use your tools, then see how easy it is to get started with a beautiful Make It Now place card project.

2. Cricut Design Space

2. Cricut Design Space

Lia takes you on a tour of Cricut's Design Space system so you can learn to navigate the software like a pro. She'll teach you how to use the tools to customize an adorable baby onesie, and you can do it all from your computer, tablet or even your phone!

3. Using "Print then Cut"

3. Using "Print then Cut"

Now it's time to unlock the power of Cricut's Print then Cut feature, a great way to add personalized elements to any design. Lia will walk you through the possibilities of the new Pattern Fill option, and you'll create a set of fun finger puppets with just a few clicks.

Recommended with this class

  • Cricut Explore® personal die-cutting machine
  • Cricut Design Space® software
  • Cricut scoring stylus, pen and basic set