Writing on the Inside of a Card

I love using the Write then Cut feature to give my cards a little something extra without a lot of effort. There are lots of designs included in Cricut Access that your Cricut Explore can draw on your cards, or you can use your own text with a writing style font.

 

 

 

With the outside of the card selected, click on the Flip button in the edit bar, and click “Flip Horizontal.”

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Insert the written text. Select the text and the card base and attach. Click here for more on attaching written text.

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If you are using card stock with a textured side and a smooth side, put the textured side down on the mat so that the writing will go on the smooth side.

Because the tops of my mats tend to be less sticky after a while, and the weight of the mat can cause the card stock to pop up, I move my card base down to the bottom of the mat on the Prepare screen. If I’m using an older mat, I’ll use a little bit of painter’s tape to hold the card stock in place.

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When I go to cut, Design Space will prompt me to insert the scoring tool, and then it will pause and tell me to insert the pen in the A side. If you are using the scoring wheel with the Maker, you’ll be swapping the scoring wheel and the blade out on the B side.

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Here’s a brief video showing this technique:

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