What you'll be able to do.

This lesson explains the basics of paper crafting.

  • 1

    Familiarize yourself with paper crafting materials.

    • Select the best materials for your project.

  • 2

    Prepare materials for your project.

    • Prepare the mat and cutting blade for your project.

  • 3

    Cut a simple shape.

    • Cut a simple shape from glitter cardstock.

  • 4

    Cut a shape with score lines.

    • Simplify folding with score lines.

  • 5

    Cut a shape with drawn lines.

    • Add text to your shape with machine drawn fonts & images.

  • 6

    Cut a shape with stencil fonts.

    • Apply a stencil font to your shape for cut-out effect.

  • 7

    Troubleshoot paper projects.

    • Solve common issues.

What you'll need.

  • A Cricut cutting machine

  • Heavy cardstock (80-110 lb)

  • Glitter cardstock

  • Cricut pen suited to your machine

  • LightGrip or StandardGrip mat

  • Paper adhesive (glue or double-stick tape)

  • Popsicle sticks or other small sticks for labels

Meet your instructor.



Rabia knows so much about Cricut and has been teaching for several years, regularly posting tutorials online. Her favourite materials are card and vinyl and she’s a whiz using the foiling tool! She loves sharing tips to make your Cricut journey even smoother. Mum of two, her craft room is the stuff of dreams!! I’m always learning new techniques to make my crafts looks as luxurious and elegant as possible. Here I will share with you everything I’ve learned to help you do the same. I hope you enjoy my tutorials and project inspiration!