Thursday, November 1, 2012

Update November 9th

 The Cricut Mini arrived.  Unfortunately, I received two USB cords and no power cord.  It's in the mail and might be here Saturday but for sure on Monday.  Thanks, Amy

Cricut Mini Personal Cutter

I just ordered my second Cricut.  I have a Cricut Expression and love it, but I want to use Cricut Craft Room (   If I link my Expression to the Craft Room, I would not be able to use Sure Cuts A Lot (SCAL) software with the Expression any longer because there is a firmware upgrade that is not compatible with SCAL (I'm sure on purpose by Cricut).      Note:  Cricut Craft Room only uses Cricut Cartridge images.  Sure Cuts A Lot uses any other shape or picture you want but does not link to any Cricut images. 

Because I still want to use SCAL, I purchased the mini personal cutter to use with the Craft Room.    I chose this model for a couple of reasons; price ($59.99 including shipping), size (it is fairly compact) and the 8.5 x 11" cutting mat size.    The original Cricut has a cutting size of 5.5" by 11"   The Expression has a 12x12 mat).  I like that I can use letter size card stock because that is what I use the most.

Cricut Craft Room is a great tool because you have flexibility with your images and you can work on setting up projects anywhere as long as you have an internet connection.

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Runaway Website--where did the name come from?

Runaway Website--where did the name come from?
I guess they ran out of names.