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Top October Downloads of All Time

Out of curiosity, I just tallied up the most popular Kits during each October since SVGCuts began in 2009. It breaks down to about half Halloween, then Christmas/Fall just about makes up the other half. :)

That's about where my mind is at now, too - thinking about Christmas and getting excited, but also giving Halloween and Fall lots of thought. It's that time of ...


Why Don't I See the SVG File I Just Inserted in Cricut Design Space?

"I purchased the Carousel Ride SVG kit. I downloaded it and uploaded it to my Cricut. When I went to use it, there is nothing showing up on my canvas." ~Sue

Unfortunately, something has changed in the Cricut Design Space software, and some SVG files are importing “off the mat.”

If this happens, you can click on the file name in your Layers window to select it, and then enter “zero” and ...

Floral Circle Card Free Download from SVGCuts

Why Are My Score Lines on a Different Mat in Cricut Design Space?

If you're cutting out an SVG file that has score lines or numbers on it, you have to "attach" the lines in the Cricut Design Space software.

Missing this step is a VERY common problem that new users have. And there's really no way for anyone to know that it's necessary.

We get several messages a day from people asking ...


How Do You Cut SVG Files with a Brother ScanNCut Machine?

We aren't "affiliated" with Brother, however, we regularly get e-mails from people asking how to cut SVG files with their Brother ScanNCut machine.

So, let's break it down! :)
The New ScanNCut Machine
The new Brother ScanNCut2 machine DOES cut SVG files directly, so all you need to do is load them onto your machine and cut.

The original Brother ScanNCut machine does ...


Lighted Jack O' Lantern Fan Gallery

Holy moly! The Lighted Jack O' Lantern projects that have been shared on our Facebook Page over the last few days are way too cool! Check 'em out!!



Pumpkin Cottage Fan Gallery

Wow! I'm SO loving your takes on the Pumpkin Cottage!! It just went live a matter of days ago...

Get It Now!

... and already so many of you have made it and shared photos! Check out all FORTY EIGHT awesome projects that have been posted on Facebook and Instagram!...


"What kind of glue should I use?"

I haven't tried TOO many other glues, but sometimes people ask me what kind of glue I use.

I've been doing paper craft projects regularly for about 10 years, and my absolute favorite is Scotch Tacky Glue. It comes in 2 oz. bottles and 4 oz. bottles.

It used to be ...


Design Inspiration - Summertime Paper Crafts

Make something amazing this Summer with your cutting machine!

Here are some of our favorite Summertime projects....

DIY Paper Lighthouse

Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters - A Closer Look

Hi Crafty Friends!

Today I was putting my Lighthouse project on display for the Summer in my craft studio, and I thought it would be fun to take some new pictures of it! Especially to get some more close-up shots of it so that you can get a better look at it!

It's one of my all-time favorite projects. :)...

Belle of the Ball - DIY Paper Gown Gift Box

Design Inspiration - Belle of the Ball

Make our Elegant Gown in yellow and she'll feel like the belle of the ball! Your little princess won't forget this keepsake gift box!

See the Elegant Gown in our Brunch Party SVG Kit here!

~Mary :)

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