- This Cricut Cheat Sheet explains the different tools in Cricut Design Space.
- Color Sync
This Cricut Cheat Sheet explains the different tools in Cricut Design Space.
Print the guide, or Pin it for later use! This Cricut cheat sheet will show you the difference between the tools you will use in Design Space: weld, slice, group, attach, flatten, contour and color sync. Don’t forget to check out my other Cricut tutorials!
Welding in Cricut Design Space allows you to connect letters and connect two or more objects to form one. To use this tool, simply select the text or objects you wish to weld together. For a more in depth explanation, check out the Cricut tutorial on welding letters.
The Slice tool in Cricut Design Space allows you to cut one shape into another. To use the slice tool, select the two (and only two) objects/text and select slice. slice
The group tool in Cricut Design Space allows you to group multiple layers or text together. To group objects together, select both/all objects and select group. This tool is great for scaling a project.
Attach in Design Space is basically a paper clip — it allows you to keep your project together from canvas to the cutting mat, unlike the group tool which only applies to the canvas. To use the attach tool, select the objects on your canvas you wish to “stay put”, then select attach.
The flatten tool in Cricut Design Space consolidates multi-layer project and turns it into a single later. This tool is used specifically for for Print then Cut.
This is a great example of when you will need to use this tool!
The contour tool in Cricut Design Space allows you to hide unwanted lines, or create new cut lines. This tool works great when wanting to hide unwanted holes, or when you want to create a background layer.
The color sync tool in Cricut Design Space allows you to effortlessly match or consolidate colors by simply dragging the objects into the corresponding box with the color of your choosing.