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Would you like to create some Cricut projects? Not sure where to start? Would you like to use materials other than vinyl? Is it worth the investment? Or are you wondering what materials the Cricut can cut? Look no further! We have you covered!
When I first got my Cricut machine I was SO blown away!
Part of me wanted to jump in and do everything I could … while the other part of me just wanted to push it in the corner and not have to worry about finding out.
Fortunately, I defied that second urge and had a lot of fun experimenting with it and discovering all the cool things I can do.
Thanks to Cricut for working with us on this post!
I was so excited to see how many of you enjoyed mine Cricut 101 for beginners post – it made me happy to hear some of you say that it really helped you feel less discouraged. It even inspired me to make one Cricut Support Group with my friend Sydney from Tastefully Frugal (come and join in!).
I promise that one day I’ll share some really fun tutorials for different Cricut projects, but today I wanted to focus on two common questions:
What DIY projects can I do with mine? Cricut?
What materials can I cut?
I also see a lot of people wondering “Will I use the machine enough to justify the price?”
And hopefully this post helps you answer all three of these questions. I’ve broken this post into different sections based on the material used. This is not an exhaustive list – there are literally unlimited ways to cut with your Cricut!
I was very excited to create this post because it really helped me to see that I was just barely brushing the surface with my machine. Cant wait to use some of the lesser-known materials to create some fun projects for all of you.
I also agree that while this machine is expensive, the fact that it can do so much absolutely justifies the cost. You can make cards, gifts, and even baby moccasins! I’m giving myself a kick because I didn’t use it to address my Christmas cards!
I really feel that if you can do something at home, you can (mostly) save money.
Without further ado, here are over 50 creative and unique projects to do with your Cricut machine (as well as tons of materials to use with it!).
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If you see a ** from a project, it is because it is a project that is in Cricut Design Space.
I also recommend purchasing Cricut Access. You can access all of Cricut’s images, fonts, and project ideas. It costs $ 9.99 a month, and I think it’s perfect for anyone serious about Cricut. Plus, get 10% off Cricut purchases.
** If you print a lot of your projects and have an HP printer then you should check out HP Instant Ink – it’s AMAZING and will save you tons. Here you can get your first month for free!
Cricut Paper Crafts
3D paper bouquet
New garland of sewing paper
Personalized napkin rings
Christmas gift tags
Gift wrapping with Cricut
How to make 3D flowers
Parchment spring flowers
DIY personalized storybook **
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Cricut vinyl craft
Cricut has a wide variety of vinyl to choose from and I think it’s excellent quality. However, Expressions Vinyl has some great options too.
Pantry Labels (here are some other pantry labels we made with the Cricut Joy)
Let it snow vinyl board
Playroom accent wall
Dry fire gallery wall **
Table robot city
Dry erase speech bubble **
Blackboard calendar **
Cricut iron on Handicrafts
There are so many amazing irons on crafts that you can do. It is definitely my favorite. Here are some posts that can be helpful if you are just getting started with your ironing:
Here are some of the most popular HTV types:
Cupid’s heart and quiver
Denim gift cards
Music tote bag
Personalized family t-shirts
Star Table Runner **
Cricut Crafts with craft materials
Washi tape sheets
Washi tape box and bows **
Tic Tac Toe **
Easter egg washi tape art
Play food **
Washi phone sticker
3D gift tags
Hershey kisses sticker
Upcycled Cricut Crafts – –
- Cereal boxes
- Aluminum cans – While I was struggling to find someone to do an aluminum can project using the Cricut, I found a few ideas on Pinterest that I think can be easily done using the Cricut. One example is these adorable snowflakes made from aluminum cans.
Magnet board calendar
DIY lacing cards
Cricut fabric Handicrafts
Printable fabric (super cool)
Canvas wall art
Traditional flannel advent calendar
Romper or t-shirt
Fabric printed panel
Felt advent calendar
Cricut plastic – –
Light box letters
Cricut Thick Materials Crafts – –
Magnetic birthday calendar
Leather cuff bracelet
DIY leather baby shoes
Magnetic dolls **
Magnetic picture frames
Leather baby shoes
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