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Can You Download Fonts to Cricut?
Good news! Yes you can download fonts to Cricut. And in this post you’ll find the best places to find free fonts to use in Cricut Design Space for your crafts.
You may have noticed that Cricut has fonts that you can pay for. But, buying fonts can add up super quick. And crafting is an expensive enough hobby as is (don’t tell my hubby I just said that lol).
You can download fonts to Cricut for your projects, so I want to show you my five favorite places to find free fonts you can use in Cricut Design Space. Saving money on fonts means we can buy more vinyl and paper and make even more great things. Wooohoo!
If you need help with how to download fonts to Cricut see this post. or continue to scroll down to the video below.
Let’s get to it.
The free fonts in the image are called 1) I love Glitter 2) Bain Flower 3) Magnolia Sky
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How to Download and Find Free Fonts for Your Cricut Video
A Warning About Free Fonts
Some fonts that are free are going to be for personal use only. That means you can use them for your own personal use.
You can’t make something with one of those personal use only fonts and legally sell it.
Other fonts that are free will include a commercial license. That means you can sell something you create with that font. But be sure to check the license terms.
You may only be able to sell one type of product. So say you use one of those free fonts to make and sell t-shirts. If you also use that font to make and sell towels, you may need to buy another license.
Bottom line, always check the license so you don’t get in trouble, and keep track of which fonts are personal use only.
Where Can I Download Fonts for Free?
There are several great sites that offer fonts for free that we can use with our Cricuts. My most favorite include a commercial license with the free font. And like I mentioned above, that means we can sell what we make with that font.
- One little-known secret is Creative Fabrica. They offer 300 days of freebies and they all come with a commercial license. Be sure to get notifications when you sign up so you don’t miss any of them.
By this time next year, you’ll have 300 commercial use fonts that you got free… SCORE! Click here to go to Creative Fabrica’s 300 days of freebies.
2. Another great place is Font Bundles. They have a great selection of free fonts you can use in Cricut Design Space. And they include a commercial license too.
Some of my all-time favorite fonts have come from Font Bundles. And they send a new free font every week. It’s my favorite email to get. Click the image below to check out their selection of free fonts and be sure to sign up to get their free font every week.
The Hungry Jpeg
3. The Hungry Jpeg is a great place to get a bunch of free fonts at once. They have free font bundles they offer and they include a commercial license as well. Plus once you sign up they’ll email you some more great freebies.
4. Creative Market offers 6 free fonts every week. There are usually some pretty good fonts. But sometimes the licenses are limited so be on the lookout for that.
5. Dafont.com is popular because they have so many free fonts. BUT a good chunk of them are free for personal use only.
Even if it lists the font as commercial use, be sure to check the license that comes in the font folder. I would hate to see anyone get in trouble.
Again if you need help downloading fonts and using them, see my post on Text Editing Tips in Cricut Design Space here.
Do you Have to Pay for Cricut Fonts?
So what about the fonts that are already loaded into Cricut Design Space? Do we have to pay for those fonts?
Yes, you’ll have to pay for most of them. You can also subscribe to Cricut Access and you’ll be able to use over 400 of the Cricut fonts.
The current subscription rate is $9.99 a month or $95.88 a year.
In addition to being able to use most of the Cricut fonts you’ll also be able to use over 60,000 of the preloaded projects at no additional cost.
Where to Find Free Fonts for Cricut Design Space
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Chris Butler has helped thousands of crafters learn how to use their Cricut machine without feeling overwhelmed. She is a best selling author and an up and coming designer. For fun Chris enjoys designing SVG Files, hanging out with her family (preferably at the lake), traveling, and volunteering at her church. She is a wife and mom of two crazy fun kids.