Cricut Announces Cricut Explore Cutting Machine

Posted on January 23, 2014

Cricut Explore

Cricut has announced the launch of its latest design product, Cricut Explore. Cricut says the system is designed to be the "world's easiest design-and-cut system" for making polished DIY projects. It includes a cutting machine and online design software. The software includes a library of 50,000 images and step-by-step instructions for hundreds of projects.

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Ashish Arora, president and CEO of Cricut, said in a statement, "A new generation of DIY crafters want the satisfaction of handmade along with the convenience and immediate gratification of digital. They want to make that beautiful project they find on Pinterest, without needing a PhD in crafting. With Cricut Explore, users can go from inspiration to creation in just a few clicks, easily creating handmade projects that are both polished and personal."

Cricut Explore DIY system

Cricut Explore will cost $299. It will debut on HSN in February and will be available in other retail locations starting March 16.

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