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designed for beginner crafters like you who want to gain confidence & experience in their crafting skills

the ultimate Cricut course

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Struggling to overcome the fear of Cricut crafting or finding it difficult to work through the Cricut “scaries” during each new project? This is just what you’ve been looking for because Cricut Chemistry was created for you!

Inside you’ll learn how to overcome hurdles, save (or make) money by DIY-ing things, and spend more quality time exploring your creative side. Join Cricut Chemistry and become besties with your Cricut machine today!

build the confidence you need to tackle any Cricut project with ease.

Psst! Cricut Chemistry can help...

✨You've had a Cricut machine for a while, but you're not sure how to use it to its full potential.

✨You feel stuck using your Cricut machine and want to gain more experience and confidence.

✨You want to learn how to use your Cricut machine quickly and efficiently to start a DIY side hustle & generate additional income for your family.

✨You have a background in other crafts and want to expand your skills by learning more about what your Cricut machine can do.

Does this sound like you?

Become a cricut master

With easy-to-follow tutorials, tips, and inspiration, you'll be able to create amazing projects in no time. Join now and start your journey to becoming a Cricut master!

1. overcome your crafty hurdles
2. gain confidence using your machine
3. explore your creativity to the fullest

This course was created to help you...

Check out everything we'll cover...

Cricut Chemistry is an 8-module, self-paced course that will take you from a Cricut beginner to a confident and skilled crafter. Each module is designed to build on the previous one, allowing you to progress at your own pace.

Lessons include...
✔︎Cricut Scientist Mindset
✔︎ Resources for this Course

Learn about the Cricut Scientist Mindset and get acquainted with the resources you'll need for the course.

1. Welcome & Mindset

Lessons include...
✔︎ Tour of Design Space
✔︎  Uploading Files to DS on Desktop
✔︎ Test Cuts for Cut Settings

Explore the basics of Design Space, with a tour of the various panels, how to upload files, and download fonts.

2. Design Space Basics

Lessons include...
✔︎ Wet & Hinge Method Applications
✔︎  Layering Vinyl with Parchment
✔︎ Vinyl on Curved Surfaces

Focus on honing your vinyl crafting skills, with you everything you need to know about applying vinyl.

3. Vinyl Crafting Skills

Lessons include...
✔︎ Cutting & Scoring Tools
✔︎ Drawing with Pens & Markers
✔︎ All About Adhesives

Dive into paper crafting skills with everything from the basics of cutting to different adhesive options for paper.

4. Paper Crafting Skills

Lessons include...
✔︎ Heat Sources
✔︎ One-Color HTV
✔︎ Layering HTV

Dive into Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) crafting basics, including heat sources and layering with HTV.

5. Heat Transfer Vinyl Basics

5. HTV Basics

Lessons include...
✔︎  You did it!
✔︎  Certificate of Completion

Close out your Cricut Chemistry journey by celebrating your success as a confident Cricut crafter!

6. Wrap Up

PLUS TWO bonus modules!

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Learn about cutting specialty materials such as faux leather and infusible ink transfer sheets. You'll also learn how to screen print with vinyl.

Specialty Materials & Skills

These lessons will tackle intermediate Design Space skills, such as using glyphs and creating Print then Cut projects.

Intermediate Design Space

& so much more

100+ Page Textbook

8 course modules

to the next level
crafty relationship
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unlock the full potential of your Cricut machine

& become the hero of your own crafting journey.

✔︎ Self-paced Online Course
✔︎ 8 Modules w/ 32 Video Lessons
✔︎ 100+ Page PDF Textbook
✔︎ Printable Resource & Reference Guides
✔︎ Private Online Community

what you get...

Cricut Chemistry is your guide to unlocking the full potential of your Cricut machine!

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with those projects you've been curious about trying!

Stop doubting your ability, & confidently experiment

Become a cricut master

I'm thrilled to be your DIY guide!! As a passionate Cricut enthusiast since 2016, I know firsthand how overwhelming it can be to navigate the crafting world, especially if you're just starting out.

I like to think my secret sauce in teaching Cricut crafters is my background in environmental science. My scientific training allows me to provide accurate and concise information while still being approachable and friendly! (And inside of Cricut Chemistry, I'll teach you all about how to be a Cricut Scientist too!)

I’m dedicated to staying up-to-date with the latest trends and techniques in the crafting industry and am committed to sharing my knowledge and expertise with you. Through Cricut Chemistry, I can’t wait to inspire and guide you on your crafting journey so you can unlock your creativity and achieve your DIY goals.

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Hi! I'm Alex Vanover, professional maker & crafty educator.

Meet your professor.

YOu made it clear and easy to pick up, and I made my first full sheet of stickers. I was over the moon!"

"I bought my Cricut 8 months ago, and was scared to use it.

You’ve got questions and I’ve got answers! If you have a question that isn’t addressed here, email me at support@diyalex.com.


You’ll have an online portal to watch Cricut Chemistry. You’ll be able to access it from either computer or mobile. The course is made of videos and PDFs that you can access on-demand.

This course is self-paced & on-demand, so you can take as little or as long as you need to master the skills taught. The time it takes to complete the coursework will depend on your individual pace, but most students will finish the course in around 8-12 weeks with regular study. You'll have lifetime access to the course materials, so you can revisit the modules whenever you need a refresher.

To complete the coursework in Cricut Chemistry you'll need the following:
  • Cricut cutting machine (either the Cricut Explore Air w, Explore 3, Maker, or Maker 3 series)
  • Laptop or desktop computer with internet access
  • Design Space software (free to download from Cricut)
  • Cutting mats (standard grip, light grip, and strong grip); $6-15
  • Basic tools (such as weeding tools, scraper tools, spatula, scissors, ruler, and tweezers); $10-30/set
  • Heat source (such as an iron, EasyPress, or heat press)
  • Printer (optional, for Print then Cut projects)

Additional various materials for projects, such as:
  • Vinyl; $3-20/roll
  • Heat transfer vinyl; $8-20/roll
  • Cardstock paper; $5-15/pack
  • Faux leather; $10-20/roll
  • Infusible ink transfer sheets; $12-25/pack
  • Transfer tape; $5-15/roll
  • Adhesive; $5-20 each
  • Pens and markers; $6-30/pack

A full supply list (with all of Alex's recommended products) is included inside of the Cricut Chemistry course.

You need to have a Cricut Explore or Maker series machine.

Because many of the projects we will go through will require a Cricut Explore or Cricut Maker series machine, they cannot be done on a Cricut Joy.

While you won’t get 1:1 access to Alex, you do get access to the private Cricut Chemistry community when you register. You can also reference her numerous free resources on Youtube.

This course is for the beginner who's tried their hand at a few projects, but is still feeling some nerves around going all-in. If you’re ready to become super confident through lots of Cricut projects experiences this course is for you.

Due to the digital nature of this course (you get instant access to all the content), we do not offer returns or refunds on Cricut Chemistry. 

If you have trouble or questions please reach out to us at support@diyalex.com!