Thursday, January 21, 2010

Cricut's "Something Sweet"

Cricut is introducing at CHA a Cricut Cake Machine. It retails for $399.99 and includes an exclusive "Cake Basics" cartridge with shapes and a font.

To download a copy of the handbook, click HERE.

For more details (and a video that WILL make you want one of these even though you don't make cakes), click HERE.




This cartridge is available exclusively bundled with the Cricut Cake™ machine and is not sold separately.

The beautiful swirls, embelishments and font included on this cartridge are excellent resources for your cake decorating needs!

This cartridge includes: Font, Base Shadow Blackout, Font Shadow, Plain Base, Plain Phrase, and Plain Shadow Blackout creative features.



Shapes


Cricut Cake™ 12x12 Cutting Mat


Cricut Cake™ 12x24 Cutting Mat






20 comments:

  1. What will they come up with next??!!

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  2. So I guess this is the "something sweet" that is in the banner at the cricut.com forums. I'm dissapointed. Was really hoping for some enhancements to DS.

    Thanks for the heads up!

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  3. I don't do cakes, but I LOVE the cartridge! Hope they have it for sale separately!

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  4. Narelle, I'm thinking you are right. ~Linda

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  5. Can you say 'Make the cut'!!! Getting sick and tired of Provocraft. Sweet deal for them.

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  6. I akready use my Cricut to duplicat patters. Does this machine actually cut Fonadant and gumpaste? Does anyone know?

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  7. Anonymous, yes it does, that's what it's made for. ~Linda

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  8. http://creativedesignscakes.com/

    This is the lady's site who originally came up with this idea. She sells DVD's telling you how to use your cricut with the deep cut blade to do this.

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  9. yet another exclusive cartridge to yet another expensive machine ... PC is so out of touch with the economy aren't they? And they wonder why their customer base is p.o'd most of the time

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  10. I don't know ladies. Have you priced wedding cakes lately? One cake could pay for the machine.Just the premade fondant flowers are about $75 for 3 sets. One cake would need 6. I think they are just tapping into a new market. Software developers are not cheap, and they did just lower thier prices.

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  11. FYI: You don't need that special machine to cut gumpaste and I am not sure that that cartridge is one you MUST have to do cakes. Trust me.

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  12. I think the price is too steep for the everyday consumer but...if you owned a bakery or made/sold cakes out of your home for a living, I can see how the price would be worth it. I love the cartridge and would like to use some of those designs with my regular cricut.

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  13. I do believe that this can be done with a regular Cricut but it has to be modified (remove the rollers) which means you would not be able to use it for paper after. It also would not be food-safe for serving to the public.
    Whereas the "Cricut Cake" would have food-grade lubricants, mats and blades making it safe you making the cake designer not liable.

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  14. nice but not worth the price
    if i owned a bakery it might be a good investment

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  15. I was wondering if the cake one could cut paper. Then you could have "food safe" and paper crafts.
    If anyone finds out, let us know.

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  16. Could yo use this for clay etc instead of food? I would like to use for xmas tree decs bag tags etc?

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  17. Good question CelticLass, but I don't know. Sorry. =(
    ~Linda

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  18. Does anyone know if it comes with recipes for gumpaste that will be correct consistency and do you have to fridge first prior to cutting out? Thanx

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