How do I purchase from Design Space?

Cricut Design Space allows you to purchase images, fonts, and patterns to be used with your Cricut Explore machine(s). You can also purchase Cricut Access directly from Design Space (What is Cricut Access?).

 

 

Purchasing Cricut Access:

 

  1. Sign in to Design Space. Click on the Account Menu (three stacked lines in the upper left corner) and ensure that you have the right country selected. 

     

    Cricut Access_Country Selection

     

  2. Click on Cricut Access in the Design Space account menu.

     

    Cricut Access_Account Menu

     

  3. Review the plan options and click the Sign Up for button that applies to the option you have chosen.

     

    Cricut Access Plan Options

     

  4. You can enter/review your credit card details, the click Continue.

     

    Cricut Access_Payment Info

     

  5. Once your payment info is saved, you can authorize your purchase by entering your Cricut password and clicking the Authorize button.

     

    Cricut Access_Authorize purchase

 

US and Canada customers can also purchase Cricut Access from the Cricut.com website. Cricut Access cannot be purchased through the iOS App at this time.

 

Purchasing Images, Fonts, and Patterns:

 

  1. To purchase an image, font, or pattern, you must first add it to your project. 

  2. Prior to cutting the project, you'll be prompted to purchase the items used in the project which you do not own.
  3. Review the items used in your project.
  4. Enter your Cricut ID password to authorize the purchase from Design Space for Windows/Mac.
  5. If you are using Design Space for iOS or Cricut Basics, your purchase will be processed through your iTunes account and the payment method stored there.

 

Purchases made through the Design Space iOS App and Cricut Basics App are processed by Apple through your iTunes account. For any disputes with those purchases, we recommend contacting Apple support.

 

Design Space (Windows/Mac):

Image Purchasing_Mat Preview

 

Image Purchasing_Mat Preview 2

 

Design Space (iOS) & Cricut Basics:

 

iOS

 

Purchasing Ready-to-Make projects:

 

  1. Sign in to Design Space (Windows/Mac), or launch the iOS App for Design Space or Cricut Basics.
  2. Select a category of the Ready-to-Make projects.
    • Windows/Mac - From the top-right of the Projects page. You can then also use the search bar to search for a particular project. 
    • iOS - By clicking the 3 horizontal bars (≡) on the left side.

       

      Ready to Make Project Categories

       

  3. Select a Ready-to-Make project to view the description, materials required, instructions and project resources and their price. Click Make It to proceed to the mat preview and purchase screen. You can also click Customize, make any adjustments if required and click "Make It" from Design Space (You will have to click Open in the Cricut Basics app).

     

    Ready to Make projects

     

  4. Complete the purchase using your credit card in Design Space for Windows/Mac, or through your iTunes account in the iOS Apps.

 

When purchasing a project, you're actually purchasing the resources (images, fonts or patterns) that are used in that project, and they are added to your account permanently. You'll not be charged again for those resources, even if they are used in another project.

 

The purchases made through the Design Space iOS App and Cricut Basics App are processed by Apple through your iTunes account. For any disputes with those purchases, we recommend contacting Apple support.

 

Direct Purchase of Images & Cartridges:

 

Using Design Space for Windows/Mac, you can also purchase digital cartridges and single images without adding them in your project.

 

Direct purchase of Images:

  1. Sign in to Design Space.
  2. Create a new project.
  3. Click Images in the design panel to the left of the canvas.
  4. Locate the image that you would like to purchase.
  5. Click on the information icon in the lower right corner of the image thumbnail.
  6. Click "Buy Image" and you'll be taken to the purchase screen.
  7. Enter your Cricut password to authorize your purchase.

 

Direct Purchase_Images

 

Direct purchase of Cartridges:

  1. Sign in to Design Space.
  2. Create a new project.
  3. Click Images ​in the design panel to the left of the canvas.
  4. Click the Cartridges index and locate the cartridge that you'd like to purchase.
  5. Click "Buy $__.__" on the cartridge you would like to purchase. You'll be taken to the purchase screen.
  6. Enter your Cricut password to authorize your purchase.

 

Direct Purchase_Cartridges

 

If your image or cartridge do not show as purchased after your purchase is complete, or after the cartridge has been linked to your account, sign out of your account and back in to refresh it. It should then recognize the added content permissions.