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Tuesday 7 April 2020

More fun and games with the Cricut

My Cricut Maker was delivered just under 4 weeks ago -
 and what with the enforced 'stay at home' restrictions, I have used it every day since.
In fact my first mat is now 'unsticky'!!

Having started with the sample that came in the box, I have moved on to using lots of other people's svg files and done some things from scratch. The latter is more what I would like to do!

If you would like to see my Cricut journey scroll through these links

 In that first example, the Cricut is used to draw - that is my next challenge...

Anyway the other day, I decided to make a pineapple - why you may ask? Well my husband did...

Basically I tried to make some Easter lilies - but my flowers were a bit of a disaster - so I had all these leaves to use! To be honest my first flowers were not very successful either.

So this was my first pineapple:

The base was something like an idea I saw online.

I wanted more of a shaped base - this one ended up too tall...

So this was my final version:

But - to get on something completely different, 
Thing 1 is It's Hip to be a Square

I can't do Thing 2 - all my stuff is currently being shipped over to Australia - so I have nothing here that I haven't used for a year. But I am happy to say at least the ship is not at anchor any more - it is on the move again!

Double Dare is to link to another partner - I am also linking to

I hope my make qualifies...

It is a 'Noughts and Crosses' Game and box to keep it in, made with my Cricut

Happy Crafting!


  1. It looks like you have kept busy experimenting and come up with some fun stuff. Thanks for sharing with us at the Crafters Café, CarolG

  2. Everything is fantastic, loving the pineapple, too cute, enjoy your Cricut, mine is getting lonely, while I reorganize the home, hugs, Lori m

  3. What a cute idea...all those squares make you HIP! Thanks for sharing with us at Double Trouble and Crafter's Cafe.

  4. Susan, hope the ship arrives soon with all you crafting stuff!!! Making a game in a box is a great gift idea. I used my digital cutter to hairbows for the first time yesterday. Those machines can do wonders! Thank you for sharing your creativity with us at Double Trouble! -Donna

  5. Love your game board and box, Susan! Such pretty colors, too. I have not heard it called "Noughts and Crosses" in a very long time. Although you did not have your older stamps available, thank you for playing along with us at Double Trouble #54.

  6. This is adorable! Good luck getting all your stuff to you! So glad you'd still jump in a play with us at Double Trouble!


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