Sunday, April 24, 2016

April Cricut Mystery Box

Cricut is a personal electronic cutting machine used in card making, scrapbooking, and crafting of all types. Cricut started selling mystery boxes which when they contain the cartridges or supplies and they are a terrific value! The cartridges that are needed to use the machine run anywhere from $20-$50 a piece and if you have a cricut you always need supplies like paper, vinyl, etc. As you can see, adding to your collection of cartridges can add up quick.

This month Cricut has a premium mystery box. The difference between the premium and regular is price and product. They usually have more cartridges. This one says the value is $175.93. 

Sorry for the glare. I had the windows open since it was such a nice day. 

Pens in the mystery box. 

Contents of box with prices from the Cricut website listed.
The first price is the regular price and the second price is the sale price listed. 

Cricut Simple Everyday Cards cartridge. Value = $29.99/$19.99

Cricut Create a Friend cartridge. Value = $29.99/$19.99

Cricut Summer Soirée cartridge. Value = $29.99/$19.99

Cricut Creepy Critters cartridge. Value = $29.99/$19.99

Cricut Anna's Lovely Layered Cards cartridge. Value = $29.99/$19.99

Cricut Explore Pen Set in Black. Value = $14.99/$8.99

Cricut Explore Southwest Pen Set. Value $12.99/$7.79

The total value of this box is $177.93 or $116.73 using current prices. I still think they should use current pricing and not regular price since that is what you would be paying if you bought them from their website. I was super excited to get the pens because I recently bought a Cricut Explore and it uses these pens. I'm still now 100% clear on how to use them with the machine but now I'm prepared. Also exciting was that I didn't have any of these cartridges!

Verdict: If you are into Cricut and don't have a lot of cartridges or supplies the mystery boxes are great deal.

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