Monday, August 27, 2012


If you attended my Cricut Craft Room class on Saturday, August 18th, the new update to CCR completely changed so much of the layout of the screen, that I am offering another class, TOTALLY FREE TO YOU if you would like to attend, this Wednesday, August 29th from 6:30 to 8:30!

I will have several new students, as well as any of you returning students, so PLEASE just send me a note to let me know if you are coming so I can make additional handouts!

Thanks girls!  Hope to see you there!

Sunday, August 19, 2012


WOW!  I just got an update to my Cricut Craft Room that came out the day before my class, and it changed the look of the CCR quite a bit!!  I am glad I didn't do my update the morning of my class or I would have freaked out!
Can't wait to play with it!
I am busy researching the GREAT questions from my class so stay tuned for some good info coming very soon!


Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Check out this new site!

Hey gals!  Just discovered a new site which helps you find great images you need on your cricut cartridges!  Sometimes the keyword search on the CDS and the GYPSY can be a little weak, but try this out!  I did and it worked!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Huge! Important Gypsy Update!

Hey Gals!
If you are the proud owner of GYPSY...get online asap and download a super huge new update!  You should have received an email from Provo Craft about it if you have registered your machine!
This will equip your fancy little GYPSY machine with fabulous new firmware upgrades as well as content!
New features!  Cool upgrades to existing features!  Check it out!

Get online to, login, and get busy!  It's cool!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Seriously?? Seriously!!

Can I just tell you how much I enjoyed my Cricut classes yesterday?

There is really nothing more satisfying or exhilirating than listening to the intermittent, but regular gasps (happy ones) and other happy noises coming from excited students who just heard something they didn't know!

{excitement is contagious!}

Cricut 2 is ALOT of information.
Technical. Sometimes.

But these ladies were absolutely delightful!
Eager to learn!

I love teaching!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

New Email for Sandee!

Hey Gals!
Change my email address to the following:

Too many problems with my Yahoo one!

Monday, March 8, 2010

Extending the Life of Your Cricut Mats: Advice from ProvoCraft

1) Rotate your mat and insert it in the other direction. You'll notice that a full 6x12" piece of paper is centered squarely in the center of the mat. So even though the printed text indicates one direction, we designed it to be rotated as well.

2) We recommend that you use and rotate a number of mats at the same time. This seems to extend the overall life of each mat.

3) Be sure to store them with the plastic film over them. Without them, your mat can collect dust or debris and not last as long. It is also a bad idea to store mats with a sheet of paper on them.

4) Don't cut too deep. Make sure the blade height is set just enough to get through your stock. If it cuts deeper into the mat it just wears it our faster.

5) Don't use a full sheet of paper is you are cutting something small. Every time you put a piece of paper on the mat and lift it up, it will leave fibers behind and take adhesive with it. Limiting the number of sheets pressed into different areas of the mat will greatly expand the life of your mat. (It may also be a good idea to sometimes place these smaller pieces of paper in areas of the mat that get less use - such as the middle or the corners opposite the blade.)

6) You can usually squeeze out a good handful of additional cuts by pressing the paper or cardstock down extra firmly when the mat is placed on a soft surface like carpet.

7) Take care not to expose your mat to extreme heat, particularly leaving it out in the sun. Under these conditions the adhesive may melt and, in some conditions, the mats may curl.