SAVE UP TO $70: Craft everything from vinyl stickers to iron-on patches with a Cricut electronic cutter. As of Feb. 22, get the for $299 or the Cricut Explore Air 2 for $179.
Whether you’ve grown tired of your first pandemic hobby (crocheting is only fun for so long) or you’ve been inspired by DIY crafters on TikTok, a Cricut electronic cutter will keep crafty folk entertained for hours at a time. The versatile cutting machines bring together graphic design, printing, cutting, engraving, embossing, and more for a smart all-in-one approach to creating fun, personalized crafts.
You’ll be able to print your own designs, cut custom greeting cards, create personalized stickers, and even make custom cuts for sewing projects. Both of these Cricut cutter options offer wireless designing and printing, so just connect your phone, laptop, or tablet via Bluetooth, and get started on your design. These devices also use the free Cricut Design Space App, which has hundreds of ready-to-make projects you can download, and options to upload your own fonts, drawings, logos, and more.
The Cricut Maker is the original Cricut electronic cutter, and while it’s the most expensive, it boasts the most versatility. The maker can house up to a dozen different tools for different crafts, so you’ll open the doors to new crafting options with each tool you choose to add on. The Maker comes with a rotary blade for cutting fabric, a fine point blade for cutting paper and vinyl, and a fine point pen for drawing and writing. You’ll be able to add on other tools that can emboss leather, cut balsa wood, and more. This electronic cutting machine is best for serious crafters, sewers, or small business owners who need commercial-grade performance and virtually unlimited project options.
For folks who primarily want to work with paper and vinyl, the Cricut Explore Air 2 has tons of features and is less expensive. While you won’t be able to cut fabric or thicker materials, the Explore Air 2 has all the functionality you’ll need to make handmade paper crafts like 3D flowers, personalized stationery and custom home decor prints, and vinyl crafts like iron-on decals and stickers.
Expand your crafting horizons with a Cricut electronic cutting machine, and grab the Cricut Explore Air 2 in mint or blue, or the Cricut Maker in champagne, lilac, or rose while they’re discounted at Amazon.