How-To Videos

Keep learning! Through these videos we take you on a journey to help you learn and do more with your Cricut Explore®. Under each section you will also find a list of videos covering basic features including useful tips and techniques.

Episode 1: Birthday Gift Tag

In this video, see how to put the “present” in presentation with a pretty gift tag. You’ll learn to use cardstock, edit images on the design screen, and create cool 3D effects with foam squares.

Episode 1: Birthday Gift Tag

Episode 2: Custom Notebook

In this video, see how to customize Make It Now™ projects, like this great notebook. Learn to insert shapes, save and access projects from multiple devices, and use the wonderfully addictive washi sheets. Good-bye, boring notebooks!

Episode 2: Custom Notebook

Episode 3: Bag Topper

In this video, make a beautiful topper for your goodie bags for extra-festive effect. Learn how to use sticker paper, to upload your own images, and all about the brilliant Print then Cut feature.

Episode 3: Bag Topper

Episode 4: "Handwritten Card"

In this video, I'm going to show you how to use Cricut Explore® pens! Learn how to insert pens into your machine, find the perfect font for self-expression, and create a beautiful "handwritten" card and envelope.

Episode 4: "Handwritten Card"

Episode 5: Vinyl "Welcome" Sign

In this video, see how to give visitors a warm greeting—with a custom welcome sign created with vinyl! Learn how to Group and Ungroup images, match layer colors, and attach layers to secure placement.

Welcome Sign
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Episode 5: Vinyl "Welcome" Sign

Episode 6: Birthday Banner

In this video, I'm going to show you how to be the life of the party with your Cricut Explore® machine! What better place than a celebration to show off your custom decorations? This birthday banner is easy when you learn how to find printable images, use the Flatten tool, and Print then Cut.

Episode 6: Birthday Banner

Episode 7: Fridge Photo Magnets

In this video, I'm going to show you how to use photos for ultimate personalization! Learn how to upload photos, edit them, and print them on magnet material. Your fridge is about to get warm and fuzzy.

Episode 7: Fridge Photo Magnets

Episode 8: Iron-On T-shirt

In this video, I'm going to show you how to make everyone's favorite thing—an iron-on T-shirt! Learn to use a project canvas, to use the Weld tool, and different ways to Ungroup text. Use your favorite saying, image, and colors, because it's never boring to be original.

Episode 8: Iron-On T-shirt

Episode 9: Party Favor Boxes

In this video, I'm going to show you how to make little things mean a lot. Pack a big sentiment in these pretty custom party favor boxes. Learn to use the Scoring Stylus, make 3D flowers, and use the Slice tool.

Episode 9: Party Favor Boxes

Episode 10: Bookmark

In this video, I'm going to show you how to make a pretty placeholder for the little bookworm in your life. Learn abour the Hide Contour tool and aligning and arranging layers on the design screen. Kids love the soft craft foam, and a cute animal makes reading time way more fun!

Episode 10: Bookmark

Episode 11: Love Pennant

In this video, I'm going to show you how to make a heartwarming pennant that cheers for L-O-V-E. You'll learn to make a stencil using vinyl, to cut fabric, and the best Cricut cutting mat for different materials.

Episode 11: Love Pennant

Episode 12: Scrapbook Page

In this video, I'm going to show you how to use those great-quality scrap materials you collect when you're in a creative groove. Put those pieces in their place—in a fun-filled scrapbook page. The more (material), the merrier!

Episode 12: Scrapbook Page