Open up your project possibilities with this helpful Cricut Explore how-to! DIY and paper crafts designer and blogger Lia Griffith shows you how to get your machine out of the box and start creating custom designs. You'll begin with the basic components as you learn how to make simple designs, set your materials, align cutting mats and use your tools. Ready to make personalized projects? Lia shows how the Cricut Design Space® software and tools help you modify images and fonts. Step up your skills as you discover easy ways to create intricate designs with the software's Print then Cut and pattern fill features. Then, go beyond paper designs and experiment with vinyl, iron-on materials and more. Finish class with a simple yet stunning leather earring project and Lia's tricks for working with wood and fabric.