Cricut vs. Silhouette…Top 10 Things You’ll Love about Cricut

So have you been trying to decide which cutting machine to purchase, but you’re torn between the Cricut and the Silhouette? Today I’m here to tell you why I love my Cricut and why you will to!

Here’s the TOP TEN reasons why I love my Cricut!
1. Ease of use: Seriously its SO easy to use. Even my 10 year old daughter can use Cricut Design Space to design her project and bring it to life with the Cricut Explore in a matter of minutes.
2. The SmartSet Dial: No setting pressure and tinkering with settings to accommodate your material. With a simple turn of the dial you can change your material and it adjusts accordingly.
3. Print then Cut: This is one of my favorites! I can upload my printable designs, send to print and cut in a few minutes. No more tired hands staying up cutting last minute party decorations at the 11th hour!

4. Precise Cuts: I have cut some itty bitty tiny cuts on various materials with no problems at all. Even intricate detailed cuts turn out beautiful every time.
5. It cuts, scores & writes: You can cut and write in the same job. No switching of mats.
6. Cloud: Cloud based storage and online based Design Space makes for ease of project designing between various computers.
7. Upload jpgs, svgs, pngs and cut for FREE: There are loads of great Make it Now projects at your fingertips in Design Space, but you can also upload your own images.
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8. iPad App: Cricut is rolling out an awesome iPad app soon. I was able to see a sneak peek and its amazing. I’m excited to work on project while sitting at soccer practice and finishing the project when I return home.
9. It cuts more materials than Silhouette: I have cut all different kinds of materials with my Cricut, even some not on their list! Far too many to list here, full list available here.
10. Fonts: I have loads of fonts on my computer and I can use them ALL on my Cricut Explore. You can use all of your system fonts in Design Space or find more fonts HERE.
Cricut Explore vs. Silhouette? The results are in; I LOVE my Cricut Explore.

Beginning at 12am EST on Friday, November 28, the Cricut Explore will be on sale for $229 and to sweeten the deal, you can get an additional $10 off with the code EXPLOREBFBLOG, $5 off a purchase of $50 or more with the code CRICUTBF5, and free shipping throughout November with the code FREESHIPNOV! That brings your grand total down to $214.99 with free shipping. Are you interested in getting one of the bundles too? Those will all be $30 off too.

Here’s the codes and the skinny on the deal:

Cricut Explore: $229 + $30 off bundles

Bluetooth Bundle

$10 off with code EXPLOREBFBLOG

$5 off a purchase of $50 or more with code CRICUTBF5

Free shipping throughout November with code FREESHIPNOV

Happy shopping friends!

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My name is Carli, owner, designer & creative mind behind DimplePrints. I am married to my high school sweetheart & we have 3 wonderful kids. In the beginning I simply started by wanting to share a piece of our lives with loved ones by sending cards & invitations for special occasions. With the support of family, friends & great customers, it has grown into Dimpleprints.

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