Ready to use your Cricut machine?

Cricut® authority and The Country Chic Cottage founder Angie Holden brings you the most comprehensive resource to help you make the most of your Cricut machine. Launching November 2022, The Complete Cricut Machine Handbook is packed with valuable tips, techniques, and eye-catching projects. This book will quickly turn you into a certified Cricut expert!

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The only Cricut guide you'll need!

In this one handbook, you can discover the wonderful world of Design Space®, the virtual interface where you'll utilize design templates and conceptualize all your awesome Cricut projects. Then, dive into 24 step-by-step projects based on various materials like vinyl, paper, HTV, fabric, and more. Once you reach the end of this book, you will be ready to make amazing creations with your machine!

Angie is a delightful teacher, taking you step-by-step through the joys of Cricut crafting in an easy, approachable way! Her fun projects are packed with helpful information, tips, and recommendations, making it a breeze to learn your Cricut as you go. I love how she goes beyond the basics to cover the full spectrum of Cricut machine projects. Get this handbook and learn from one of the best!

Jennifer Maker, Cricut Product Expert

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Get over 180 pages of help with your Cricut machine and Design Space, as well as 24 projects to get you started! Here are a few options for ordering your copy!

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Do you need this handbook?

The Complete Cricut Machine Handbook has something for everyone, but beginners will especially love this guide to all Cricut machines. Here are just a few of the things that you can expect!


Not sure where to start?

This book will walk you through everything from setup to creating your first project, no matter which Cricut machine you own.


Making gifts for friends and family?

The Etched Wine Glasses and Chipboard Puzzle will be guaranteed hits.


Looking for new ways to accessorize or decorate your home?

You won’t believe the unique creations you can make, from fashion items like the Infusible Ink Shirts and Layered HTV Tote Bag to home décor projects like the Wood Door Hanger and Custom Doormat.


Starting a crafting hobby or embarking on a small business venture?

Angie has included a wide variety of creative projects that are easy to customize to your personal style.

Angie is an extraordinary crafter and author. The Cricut Machine Handbook is perfect for anyone new to Cricut and Design Space and also for those who need a refresher. This handbook guides you from using the machines with paper to specialty materials and much more. A must-have for any level Cricut user.

Tisa Jackson, DIY Crafter and Content Creator

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Once you get your book, you can leave a review on any website to get two exclusive bonus chapters and the cut files to go along with those! The bonus e-book includes two chapters not available anywhere else. This includes cutting wood, wood veneer, faux leather, craft foam, leather, and more! You will also learn how to engrave metal with your Cricut machine. The e-book includes cut files for the projects included as well!

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Just click any of the links below to order your copy of The Complete Cricut Machine Handbook, then click here to fill out the form for your bonus chapters. The bonus chapters are in digital format and you will receive them electronically.

The Complete Cricut Machine Handbook is a wonderful addition to any Cricuteer's craft room! The variety of projects is exactly what any beginner needs to launch their Cricut journey, and Angie is an excellent teacher who explains all the details very clearly. In addition to the practical instructions, the colorful and cheerful project photos jump off the pages, sparking inspiration and propelling you into a creative mindset!

Abbi Kirsten, Abbi Kirsten Collections

Meet Angie.

Angie Holden is the professional crafter and YouTuber behind The Country Chic Cottage. She loves inspiring others to create with their Cricut machines through weekly videos and blog posts. Over the past decade, Angie has been featured by Better Homes and Gardens, Michaels, Country Living, Good Housekeeping, and more. When she is not crafting, you can find Angie hanging out on her rural Tennessee farm. Follow Angie on Instagram to keep up with her latest creations!

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The Complete Cricut Machine Handbook is absolutely perfect for beginners (but experienced crafters will enjoy these projects, too!)! Each craft tutorial walks you step-by-step through the project making process, and each project introduces you to a new tool, material, or technique. It’s the perfect way to learn how to use your Cricut machine while also having a ton of fun in the process!

Heidi Kundin, Happiness is Homemade

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a physical book?

Yes! This published book will be delivered to your home unless you choose an electronic option.  

How do I know it's for me?

This book is for every Cricut user. From the person just starting out to those that want to expand their skills, there is something for everyone!

When can I get this book?

The book is set to release in November 2022, and you will receive your book shortly after, depending on the delivery method chosen.

Does this book cover Cricut Design Space?

Yes! It will walk through Design Space; however, all screenshots in the book are from a PC computer. There are only notes about what is different on mobile applications.

Which Cricut machines are covered?

The Complete Cricut Machine Handbook covers the Cricut Joy, Cricut Explore Air 2, Cricut Explore 3, Cricut Maker, and Cricut Maker 3. Older machines may not be able to perform all functions.  

What about changes to Design Space?

The computer application changes frequently, and those changes cannot be updated on the published book. You can subscribe to Angie Holden on YouTube for periodic updates on changes.  

How do I claim my bonus chapter?

You can find information here on getting the bonus chapter for your book.  

Where are the files mentioned in the book?

You can find information here on accessing the files used to make some of the projects.  

Learning to use your Cricut has never been easier!