How-To Videos

Get a quick introduction to your Cricut Explore® machine and Cricut Design Space™ software here. You can also find instructions on how to set up your new machine and learn about some basic features. When you are ready, navigate to the Project Tutorials tab at the top of this page to do more with your Cricut Explore.

Cricut Explore Air: Machine tour

In this video, get to know your new Cricut Explore Air™! You’ll get an introductory tour of the premiere cutting machine, its design-and-cut system, parts, and more—even the simplest way to take your machine out of the box.

Cricut Explore Air: Machine tour

Cricut Explore Air: Getting Set Up (Computer)

In this video, you’ll learn how to set up your new Cricut Explore Air™ machine. It’s simple to install on your computer, create an account, link to your machine—and receive free gifts!

Cricut Explore Air: Getting Set Up (Computer)

Cricut Explore Air: Getting Set Up (iOS)

In this video, you’ll learn how to set up your new Cricut Explore Air™ machine. on an iPad.

Cricut Explore Air: Getting Set Up (iOS)

Cricut Explore Air: Create your first project

In this video, you’ll learn how to create your first project using the materials included with your machine.

Cricut Explore Air: Create your first project

Cricut Explore Setup - Loading the Mat

This video demonstrates how to properly load the cutting mat into Cricut Explore machines.

Cricut Explore Setup - Loading the Mat

Introduction to Explore One

In this video, I’m going to show you how to get to know your new Cricut Explore One™! Plus you’ll get an introductory tour of our newest, easiest, and most precise design-and-cut system ever. You’ll even learn the simplest way to take your machine out of the box.

Introduction to Explore One

Cricut Tools

This video demonstrates how to use the Cricut tool set.

Cricut Tools

Cricut Explore One: Getting set up

In this video, you’ll learn how to set up your new Cricut Explore One™ machine. It’s simple to install on your computer, create an account, link to your machine—and receive free gifts!

Cricut Explore One: Getting set up

Cricut Explore One: Create your first project

In this video, you’ll learn how to create your first project using the materials included with your machine.

Cricut Explore One: Create your first project

In this video, I'm going to show you how to go from inspiration to creation with Cricut Design Space™ software. All great projects start with an idea — make yours come to life using your computer, tablet, or smartphone!

Introduction to Design Space

Cricut Explore: Smart Set Dial

In this video, you’ll learn how to use the Smart Set Dial to allow your machine to cut a variety of materials.

Cricut Explore: Smart Set Dial

Cricut Design Space: Link Cartridges

In this video, you'll learn how to link cartridges to Cricut Design Space in a few simple steps.

Cricut Design Space: Link Cartridges

How to Browse and Search for Cartridges

One way images in Cricut Design Space are organized is by cartridge, or image set. In this tutorial, learn how to browse and search for images by cartridge in Cricut Design Space, the online design software for Cricut Explore.

How to Browse and Search for Cartridges

How to Upload Images

This tutorial teaches you how to upload images in Cricut Design Space™, the online design software for Cricut Explore®. Find out what files you can upload, the two types of images, how to save them, and how to add them to the design screen.

How to Upload Images

Cricut Design Space Overview (Computer)

In this video, you'll learn about basic elements within Cricut Design Space.

Cricut Design Space Overview (Computer)

How to Flatten an Image to Print

This tutorial teaches you how to flatten your images in order to print them in Cricut Design Space™, the online design software for Cricut Explore®. Find out how to flatten your multilayer images into single-layer images in order to print and cut them.

How to Flatten an Image to Print

How to Use the Image Edit Panel

In this tutorial you’ll learn how to use the Image Edit panel in Cricut Design Space, the online design software for Cricut Explore. Take a tour of the tools in the Image Edit panel, including Size, Aspect Ratio Lock/Unlock, Rotate, Mirror, and Position.

How to Use the Image Edit Panel

Using Pens

The Cricut Explore® cutting machine can cut a shape and use a pen at the same time. The possibilities are endless! Add a sparkle using one of our Cricut Color Metallic pens or for a more subtle look, use one of our Cricut Color Antiquity Pens. The set of five point pens coordinate perfectly with our Antiquity cardstock pack. Get your set today!

 
Using Pens

Scoring Stylus

Learn how to use the Cricut Scoring Stylus with your Cricut Explore cutting machine. Use the scoring stylus to make cards and 3-D projects. Follow the instructions we have provided to install the stylus, which is just like installing the pen.

Scoring Stylus

Cutting Mats

In this video, you'll learn the basics about the various types of Cricut cutting mats.

Cutting Mats

Cricut Design Space Overview (iOS App)

In this video, you'll learn about basic elements within the Cricut Design Space iOS app.

Cricut Design Space Overview (iOS App)