Holly and Vickie, this post is for you!
I figured if I put some of the links in one spot it would be easier for you to bookmark and find. I hope this helps. I would join yahoo groups (yahoogroups.com) and then join the make the cut forumn. There you can ask any questions and they have links and files that they share regularly. Some of those people are really knowledgable and can help you do anything you would like to do. Once you join, there are some help files, svg files, and links to help you find more files and how toos.
This is the Sure Cuts A Lot forumn, but they have tons of free SVG files that you can search for and download what you like. Some nice things.
this site has tutorials, free files, and files you can purchase. If you decide to purchase this software, they also gave me $20.00 worth of free files for buying the program through them. I used paypal when I purchased it and once I had the code, when I went into MTC, I just copied and pasted the code in the register box that pops up.
You can also search utube for make the cut videos. Many have been removed, but many some still remain.
She sells SCAL, but has free SVG files and font files that she's cut and tested. Good info but not one of my favorites, but.....she's partial to SCAL and doesn't list some of the positives of MTC on her blog, but her files are nice and her free fonts listings are helpful.
This lady is amazing and very helpful. If you do a search on her blog, you can find just about anything that you could want. TONS of files.
This lady offers amazing free files all the time plus sells her files in kits for really good prices if you just want to buy some already to use. Her files are amazing and she has tons of different kits you can buy.
This is the site that has the cute witch and Halloween people you liked in my scrapbook pages.
She sells her files if you are interested.
She has lists of free SVG sites and coloring book sites along with tutorials on her blog.
This is one of my favorite sites. Every Tuesday, she gives away free files and often runs sales on her other files. She has some adorable sets which only cost on sale $5.99 and you get lots of super cute designs. I
Tons of free card files on her blog
lots of cartoon characters & scout info files
This lady manages the SCALHints forum group and is an amazing artist. She has TONS of beautiful free SVG files on her blog. But beware, you'll be here a while when you stop! LOL.
tons of free files on her blog. She created her own faux lifes a beach cartridge and has many other images on her site if you just follow her blog. I think if you follow her blog, she also made a faux kitchen set like the cartridge.
I have tons more, but these ought to get you started. Don't forget to check out fonts and dingbats....and coloring pages....
here are a couple of links to start you that direction...
Remember when you are downloading fonts to NOT install them on your computer. Too many fonts on your computer will slow it down. Download them into a folder under MTC called fonts and store them there and then load them in using MTC.
She has a comparison on MTC, SCAL, and Design Studio on her blog. She also has lists of fonts that match the cricut cartridges and she uses her cricut to the full extend and does amazing reviews of different techniques that you might want to try someday. Her blog is a must for Good info not found anywhere else.
Anyway, this is getting quite long, but it will get you started. Good luck!