Hello again, it's Angie from Angie's Paper Passion with another Quick Tip Tuesday! This tip is one that I use all of the time because it saves me time, my sanity, and, most importantly, MY PAPER!
It's a paper cutting guide from Above Rubies Studio.
This is a wonderful site that is run by the incredible Megan Elizabeth. She has so many great posts and videos on there but her cutting guide is the best. I'm sure you recognize this scenario - you press CUT on your Cricut, and as the blade starts cutting, your paper starts shredding! Well, after you start using the ARS cutting guide, that will be a thing of the past! It has over 500 cut settings on many of the most popular cardstock and paper companies, fabrics, and other materials. Before I make any cut on my Cricut, I first look up the brand and type of material that I'm going to cut in the cutting guide and it will let me know which settings to use on my machine such as Blade Depth and Pressure.
Now I don't waste as much paper as I use to!
You can buy a copy from Megan's website at Above Rubies Studio or do what I did and download a version right to your desktop for FREE! She even has an App for the cutting guide available for the iPhone and iPad in the iTunes Store, and for Android users.
I also have the App on my phone so no matter where I am - a crop or retreat - I can always find the correct settings before I start cutting with my Cricut!
I hope this tip will help you save all of that valuable paper in your stash, too!
Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to come back tomorrow for our Wednesday's Winners!