Some of the best gifts, cards, and souvenirs to give this holiday season are ones you’ve made yourself. DIY enthusiasts are probably familiar with Cricut’s cutting and hot press machines, which can help bring projects to life. If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at some at-home crafts or need to upgrade your tools, these Cricut Black Friday deals might be the place to start.
During the brand's early Black Friday sales event, you can save $150 on a classic Cricut Maker cutting machine and get $80 off the popular Cricut Explore Air 2 in mint (plus save on Essentials and Everything bundles). In addition, Cricut’s EasyPress 2 is now $70 off if you grab it in raspberry. You can get it on sale for $120 if you grab the 9-inch by 9-inch version, or $170 if you opt for the 12-inch by 10-inch model. Originally $180, the Cricut Joy, is also discounted right now, so you'll save $50 and be able to get it for $130. All of these discounts are comparable to the prices currently on Amazon.
Cricut has cutting and hot press machines to help with various DIY projects. The Maker is its flagship product—a smart cutting machine that can slice through over 300 types of materials and comes with 13 tools that'll let you embellish, score, and engrave on objects.
For a mid-range cutting device, the Explore Air 2 can be a worthwhile option, as it can cut through over 100 materials and comes with six tools. Like the Maker, the Explore Air 2 can connect with your printer, so you can print designs before you cut. The brand’s smallest and most affordable cutting gadget is the Joy, which is built to cut through over 50 kinds of materials and includes three tools for cutting, writing, and foiling. Finally, the EasyPress 2 lets you hot press designs onto t-shirts, banners, flags, and more. No matter which device you choose, each comes with access to the brand’s free design app.
Discover Cricut’s early Black Friday deals and open up the world of DIY projects with the brand’s coveted cutting and hot press machines.