Print and Cut Color Cardstock with Cricut Print you project on white cardstock paper and cut out the inside around the black outline. Now you are ready to print your project using your desired color! Cut outside of the black outline leaving 2 corners with a little piece of the black outline. Position your cardstock paper on the mat using the black outline that you left as a guide. Cut off the extra outline that you had previously left as a guide. Now you are ready to cut. Your Cricut Explorer will think that the paper is white!!