Monday, January 20, 2014

New Cricut Explore!








Slot for cartridges and tools!

Not the best picture, but YES it says Poster Board!!

This is additional storage that this machine provides for tools and blades!




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105 comments:

wendy_liefde_is said...

And it does say fabric I think to see! curious how that works.

greetings wendy

Joan Smith said...

Very, very interesting thanks for sharing the great pics. I too can't wait to see it in action and finding out all the clever things it can do.
Thanks Melanie for the opportunity to win an E2...fingers crossed.

Clare D. said...

Love the poster board setting! I just might have to add another Cricut. thanks for the chance to win!

Crystal said...

Super excited to see the new machine. I can't wait to see real consumers use it and give their opinion.

craftymom205 said...

Great new machine. Just not sure it is for me. Thanks for the chance to win and Expression 2.

craftymom205 at yahoo dot com

Laura said...

Wow...it's looks heavy duty. Happy to see Cricut keeps it coming....I've been using one for years and years.
Laura

Star said...

WOW!!! the new Cricut looks amazing. Keep the details coming!

Beebeebabs said...

Interesting!!!

Barbara Hart said...

The new Cricut Explore does look pretty amazing! It will be fun to see how everyone likes it as compared to the Expression and E2. Thanks for sharing, Melanie!

Joyce Casaldi said...

Wow, I love the idea of one machine with one design software that can cut both from carts and svg files! So cool!

Erin L. said...

The Explore looks like it will be a great addition to the Cricut family! Can't wait to learn more!

Anonymous said...

Looks like a very nice machine. Can't wait to see some video project ideas. Thanks.
Isabelhndz-PR

Anonymous said...

Cool!! Thanks!!
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Lorrie said...

Glad to see the new Explore. Thanks for sharing the pictures & info. Looking forward to seeing more!

Diane said...

Wow! That cricut looks very versatile and I like the storage compartments

L8ybug2 said...

It will be interesting to see in in action on HSN next month. Thanks for a chance to win the E2, my anniversary is on the 26th, what a great gift that would be!

Anonymous said...

How exciting for Cricut fans! Anxious to hear feedback and see projects and tutorials using the Cricut Explore.

Martha in Leonard, TX

Cindy said...

I like that it works with our cartridges.It would be nice to see what all this machine can do.

Kathy:) said...

This new machine looks fun. Can't wait to see more.
Kathy U:)

Sunshine HoneyBee said...

Great pics & news. Looking forward to seeing more. Wish that Cricut would have a buy back program or rebate if we donate the old to get the new.
Melissa
"Sunshine HoneyBee"

Anonymous said...

I have a Cricut Expression. Seems like a dinosaur now that I've seen a glimse of the new one. Can't wait til all the news and features are announced. rosebud114

Joey Johnson said...

I would love to win this new Cricut! It would be great for when I go to a 4-H Craft Project meeting and I would donate my present one to a classroom teacher. So let me win please...............

Ann said...

i HAVE AN EXPRESSION AND AM HAPPY WITH IT. DON'T MEAN TO BE NASTY BUT NEWEST ISN'T ALWAYS THE BEST. I WILL KEEP WHAT I HAVE. E2 WOULD BE NICE. LIKE THE POSTERBOARD CUT THOUGH.
MSTGANE
ANN

Gregsgirl's crafty corner said...

it looks fabulous, it's a bit out of my budget right but hopefully once it's been out a while will come down a bit, looks so good though!

Martha Herrera said...

WOW! can't wait to learn more about it!
Thanks so much for the chance to win an E2!!

Marie said...

The new machine looks fantastic!
Thank you for all the information and the chance to win one.

Anonymous said...

Debbie G
New machine looks interesting.

mmup57 said...

The new machine looks interesting ... can't wait to see all that it does!

Christianne said...

Oh my word. Finally, I love that you can use circuit carts and have access to the library seems like it can do what the silhouette does plus more. I can't wait to hear what you guys do to it and how good the software works.

Megan H. said...

The new machine looks very interesting. I would love the win the E2. Thanks for the chance.
Megan H.
mhcards@embarqmail.com

judyklarson said...

Just when I think I do not need another cartridge or machine, you show us another "must have" product!

Karen said...

Thanks for fighting for us to see the video! Hope your elbows are okay1 I'm a big Cricut fan, so I see a new tool in my craft room. Thanks for the chance to win. I would give it to my daughter, who has wanted a Cricut FOREVER!

Marilyn said...

Thank you for fighting off the hordes for us! This machine looks amazing!

jennifer said...

Wow! I am glad to hear that it still uses the cartridges and svg cuts too! I hope its not too complicated to use! Can't wait to see what all it does! I still use my original expression!

Beth F. said...

Wow! Such an informative video!

a*sweet*indulgence said...

To cut from their cartridges and SVG files, GREAT idea! The best of both. Can't wait to see the feedback from actual users, but it looks like a Grand Slam.

Nette said...

I can't wait to see how it works! Thanks for the chance to win...

Gwen said...

You are so lucky to get to see it first! I can't wait to learn more about it!

Tina Lovell said...

Super excited to see the new machine... LOVE all the settings on it. So much easier!

Tanya said...

Oh My, this is exciting! I'll have o keep my eyes peeled for other demos on this new baby. I'm just now getting comfortable with the CCR...will this new machine work with that? Always room for a new model...I'll have to ponder this. LOL! Thanks for a chance to win an E2...that is awesome too!
Tanya T.
tanya.thompson53@gmail.com

Shauna said...

Wow beautiful machine!! It has been a long time coming! I would love to win an expression machine!! Thanks

Penny Pluss said...

How exciting! I would sooo love to have one

charity Brown said...

I can't wait to see how it all works...I have the cricut expression..how fun to have the expression2

Queenie said...

I am an avid Cricut user and would love to win an E2. It is a great machine. Thank you for the chance.

Anonymous said...

The new machine looks very precise. Would love to win a E2 since I have the original expression. Jean H

Barb S said...

This will be interesting to see more of! And yet I would love to win a new E2 so thanks for the giveaway! And thanks for the posts from Utah!

Synthia said...

Looks pretty neat. A bonus that the material type settings are all figured out for you too!

Coelle said...

Thanks so much for sharing Joy's video...VERY interesting..looks like a great new machine!

coolnana72 said...

Always exciting to see new cutting machines. This one looks like a keeper. Thanks so much for this wonderful giveaway.

Vanessa said...

Thanks for sharing the new product with us. I'm excited about this one!

Vanessa said...

Thanks for sharing the new machine with us. I'm excited about this one!

Anonymous said...

Can't wait for the Explore! Looks like I will be busy this spring.
Rebecca Rice

KathyM said...

This looks like something I'd finally like to upgrade from My Cricut Create. I'd like to see a comparison chart against the Silhouette. Using your already owned cartridges is a great advantage! Hopefully linking to the new program will be simple. I'll have to wait a while to see what others say.

Monica said...

This looks like a great advancement for Cricut. Can't wait to see it in action.

Mollie said...

This looks amazing!!! I KNEW there was a reason I hadn't broke down and bought "the machine that must not be named" :) I am so glad I can remain true and loyal to Cricut!!! So excited!!! Thanks for all the fab info!!!

Emily

Kathy:) said...

Thanks for the great video. Looks like it's a lot of fun.
Kathy U:)

Kim said...

Looks exciting but I would rather win the expression 2

GiGi said...

This new Cricut is very interesting. I love the new look and it appears to be made very well. Thanks for sharing your pics!

Lisa P said...

Very intriguing. I want to know if it lets you use any files our just cricut images.

Lisa Davis said...

Looking forward to a new Cricut machine with awesome features!

Karen Wedding said...

Wow! Looks amazing. Can't wait till tomorrow to see more pictures. Thanks for the chance to win a great prize.

tmorrowstreasuresblogspot.com said...

Wow, wow!! This is awesome. What a great machine...Cricut never fails to amaze us. Thanks for the video.

Jennifer Earley said...

Thanks for the photos and joys video. Looking good! Would love the win the expression 2 for my birthday...which is today!
Jennifer E

Mary said...

It really looks amazing. Have they said what happens to images purchased in the CCR? Will they be transferred over to the new design software?

ScrappySue said...

Thanks for sharing the video. Can't wait.

Jen Rolfes said...

Can't wait to hear more about this new machine.

Mommy's Crafty Creations said...

Wow super cool machine!

Veronica

Anne Grahl said...

Very cool and exciting! Love the Fabric cutting too. A little confusing for me with the SVG files, etc., but I will wait till the price drops. Thanks for the information and chance to win Expression 2!!!

Peg Toth said...

the new machine looks great, however, I'd be satisfied with the Expression 2. I'm still trying to figure out my gypsy.4269 68253824

SaraBug said...

So looking forward to seeing more about the new Cricut.

Susan Karch said...

Looks totally wonderful!

Barb said...

What a great new Cricut product. It looks like it's machine with so many possibilities! Thanks for the chance to win.
Barb

Sue D said...

Very cool features.

Scrapbooking Maria said...

Love the idea of this new machine but would love to win the onw in your giveaway...it would make my day ...happy....happy....happy.

Sunshinesgirl said...

Love love love the ease of using mt iPad to create!,,

Bunnyfreak said...

Love the tool storage.

Pat N. said...

Very interesting, but would like to understand it further. Is it like combining a Cricut and a Silhouette machine? And thanks for the chance to win an E2.

robin from co. said...

I would love to put this machine to good use. And I would like to say thank you. You and Joy always expire me!!!

Debbie said...

I want to stay loyal to PC but can you explain to me why would I pay monthly or yearly to cut svg's that I own. I do not understand why PC would do this
upnurse at aol dot com

LindaP said...

thanks for all the pictures!! Can't wwait to hear more about the Explore!!Lucky you to get to see it first!! Thanks for the chance to win!!
Linda

Tina H said...

Thanks for keeping us posted on the new machine. Really want to see it work!

Edwina said...

Thanks for sharing. I need a new Cricut. Mine is on the fritz. This new one looks really cool. I hope to learn more about it. Thanks for a chance to win an E2. Edwina Brown

Cynthia B. said...

So interested to see what this new machine can do!

Pam LaRue said...

I have Feb.12th marked on my calendar. Can't wait to hear how you liked the machine.

Marcia said...

I am waiting to hear more about the subscriptions but it looks very user friendly.

Anonymous said...

Cricut makes great products. But I need to see samples of what it can do. I'm sure I'll be surprised!

Betty L from South Lyon, MI

KitnM said...

Can't wait to hear what you think after you have a chance to play with the new machine! I am glad you were able to attend! Love the card they created that looked like it had raised elements but it was just how it was cut with the shadow!Fun to see new products!

Rose said...

Thanks For sharing your trips and photo's & Joy video!Can't wait to see how it works & all that it can do! And how you like it!Have a safe trip home!I would LOVE to win the Cricut E2Thanks for a chance!
Rosebud222222222

Cheryl W said...

I think this new machine looks pretty wonderful - especially when it's compared to my lowly little standard Cricut with it's 6" X 12" mats. :)

Penny said...

I love my cricut and use it all the time... yet another one?

forpahl5 said...

way cool! I am thinking about getting one!

Wayne, Naomi, Sydney, Elijah and Kezia said...

Poster board!?! Sweet.

Dianna said...

The new machine looks very interesting. Looking forward to hearing more about it!

remus79 said...

Looks interesting. Can't wait to see more!

Jwalters09 said...

The new Cricut looks amazing!!

Dawn Kunar said...

This will be a great machine for my fabric projects! Can't wait to see it in action!

Dawn in Toledo, Ohio

Annette Betenson said...

Would love to win!

Pick n Renny said...

My husband bought me a Cricut personal machine for Christmas last year and I am hooked. I can't wait to get my hands on a new Cricut Explore but unfortunately, I can't afford to buy one. In the meantime, I would love, love, love to win the E2 ... thanks so much for this awesome giveaway and chance to win.
Blessings to All!

JustJules said...

Looks great! Thanks for making such an effort to get information out to us!!

Denise Ollanketo said...

I am so excited about this new machine!

D- said...

Oh my gosh this machine looks amazing!
It looks like it will have the best of both worlds both cartridges and svgs.
Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,
D~
DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

Unknown said...

Wow, this is amazing! Thank you for the chance to win!
Laurie

Michelle said...

WoW! Looks like an exciting new toy!!

Angie said...

Thanks for all the details, I love when they make new releases!

Ursy said...

Amazing machine.