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Cricut: How to Make Storage Jar Labels

Transform your kitchen with adhesive jar labels that will help you organise your storage for cooking and baking convenience! We've used clip-top jars to show you how to make these labels, but you can add them to any jar or box with a smooth surface.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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How to Personalise a Happy Birthday Acrylic Sign

Every birthday party deserves a personalised sign celebrating the event, so why not create a custom handmade sign that can be re-used year after year? Simply update the sign or remove the vinyl once the parties over.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Cut Chipboard Daisy Napkin Rings

If you've got a Cricut Maker and always wanted to know how to cut chipboard, this is the project for you to learn how! Perfect for beginners, this project takes you through how to make a beautiful set of daisy napkin rings!

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Make Embroidery Hoop Storage with Iron-On Vinyl Scraps

Create the perfect sewing storage to accompany a craft room or sewing area! Coordinate your fabrics to suit your décor or make a bold statement with vibrant pops of colour, all while using up scraps of iron-on vinyl.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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How to Make a Personalised Acrylic Place Setting Acrylic

Why not create a personalised place setting for all the party attendees that they can then take away with them at the end of the day?

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How to Make Celebration Bunting

Create a beautiful string of bold and colourful bunting using Hobbycraft's range of vinyls! Suitable for all celebrations, this project is ideal for beginners.

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Cricut: How to Make Ribbon Bookmarks with Iron-On Vinyl Scraps

Create personalised bookmarks that are ready for any adventures! You can add iron-on vinyl phrases to ribbon bookmarks using up scraps from previous projects. Get lost in another world, knowing your bookmarks will always hold your place when you are away.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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How to Make an Acrylic Cake Sign

There are lots of ways in which the acrylic signs can be personalised for a birthday party, why not create a menu board detailing the sweet treats available?

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Cricut: How to Make a Scrapbook Welcome Frame

Say hello to your guests in style and add a touch of colour to your hallway with this welcoming scrapbook frame. Collate memories that remind you of happy times and places, glass frames are the perfect way to display your precious keepsakes.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Make Sprinkle Cups Using Vinyl Scraps

Personalise your mugs and teacups with dainty details that add a pop of colour! This is a great way to add a little fun to your hot chocolate mugs as you use up scrap pieces of vinyl you've got lying around from other projects.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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How to Make a Personalised Party Sign

Create the perfect welcome sign to guide your guests to the party! Decorate with text and icons of your choice to create your own personalised party sign.

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Cricut: How to Make a 'Yay' Party Sign

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How to Make a Bridesmaid Memory Box

Make a simple and elegant memory box for your bridesmaids! Fill it with personalised goodies and treats to help them plan for your big day.

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Cricut: How to Make a 'Party Started' Sign

This 3D acrylic sign is perfect for celebrating any occasion. Why not paint the sign whatever colour fits with your theme?

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Cricut: How to Make Adhesive Vinyl Wall Art

Have a drawer full of Cricut vinyl scraps? Prepare to decorate your home with this bright, vinyl wall art. It couldn't be easier to follow our step-by-step instructions.

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Cricut: How to Make a Personalised Polaroid Sign

Great for any occasion, this polaroid sign is the perfect addition! Place next to a polaroid camera and allow gets to snap memories.

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Cricut: How to Make an Acrylic Menu Sign

This acrylic menu sign is the perfect addition to any party or celebration! Made using your Cricut machine, chipboard and permanent vinyl, it couldn't be easier to create beautiful looking signage.

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Cricut: How to Make a Celebration Sign with Vinyl

Create a gorgeous sign for your wedding day that you can display at home for your “happily ever after”. With Hobbycraft's wide range of vinyls, you can create this sign in whatever colour scheme you like!

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Cricut: How to Make a Table Number Sign

This step-by-step project will take you through the simple process of applying frosted vinyl to acrylic arch table signs using the wet application method and adding a shimmer vinyl table number to the front.

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How to Make Stickers with a Cricut Machine

Making stickers with Cricut is a great way to personalise notebooks, planners and more. There are three different types of Cricut print-on materials to choose from when creating stickers: the standard Cricut printable sticker paper (as used in our tutorial), clear sticker sheets and printable adhesive vinyl – the choice is yours!

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Make a Drawn Card

Discover the magic of the Cricut draw function!Use the different line thicknesses available thanks to the colourful range of Cricut Pens to create a striking image when drawing with Cricut.

Find the Cricut Design Space project link here >

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Cricut: How to Make an Adventure Fund with Adhesive Vinyl

The completed glass block makes the perfect gift or could even be something to help inspire the saver in you!

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Cricut: How to Personalise a Trolley for Kitchen Storage

Enjoy extra organisation to your kitchen storage or pantry by adding stylish label details to one of our three tier trolleys.

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Cricut: How to Make an Adhesive Vinyl Card

Did you know you can use permanent adhesive vinyl on cardstock? It's a great way to make an extra special personalised birthday card and it's so easy to do!

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Cricut: How to Create Adhesive Vinyl Labels with your Cricut Machine

Creating labels for your home storage has never been easier thanks to the Cricut Joy and the Cricut Design Space app.

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Cricut: How to Make Best Friend Mugs

Create matching mugs for you and your BFF using the Cricut Mug Press and the Infusible Ink collection.

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Cricut: How to Make an Acrylic Table Number Sign

Add a handmade touch to your wedding day with this quick-to-make acrylic table number.

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Cricut: How to Make an Infusible Ink Bottle Bag

Put a personalised spin on your gift wrap by designing a custom bottle bag with Cricut.

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Cricut: How to Make a Love is Love Pride Banner

Share a message of love with a pride rainbow banner that'll brighten up your home! It'll be a great way to honour Pride Month, adding a welcoming, inclusive message to any space.

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Cricut: How to Make Reusable Fruit and Veg Bags

Plain cotton drawstring bags make the perfect carrier for fruit and vegetables on your weekly shop.

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Cricut: How to Make Cute Pots with Vinyl Scraps

Create a mischievous crew of decorative pots while using up your scrap Cricut vinyl pieces. Bring a little personality to any room, picking and choosing which face your pots will pull.

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Cricut: How to Make Coordinating Iron-On Vinyl Clothing

Personalise outfits for all the family and transform your little one into a bear cub with this Cricut iron-on vinyl project!

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Cricut: How to Make a Foiled Card

Creating professional foiled projects has never been easier thanks to the Cricut Foil Transfer System!

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Cricut: How to Make a Personalised Pet Treat Jar

Make sure your furry family members aren't left out of the Christmas festivities with this quick and easy personalised pet treat jar project!

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Cricut: How to Make a Personalised Mug

The Design Space apphas hundreds of designs ready and waiting to be used that can be cut and applied to all manner of base items, the possibilities are endless!

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut Joy: How to Make a Birthday Banner Flag

Designed in the style of a flag pennant, this iron-on project is easy to personalise thanks to Cricut's Smart Materials!

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Make Smart Labelled Magazine Files

Get organised with personalised magazine files, set to sort your important paperwork. Great for office spaces or even school, college and university learning resources.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Make Cupcake Toppers

Top off your celebration cupcakes with some extra-special toppers created using your Cricut machine!

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Cricut: How to Make a Personalised Letter Mug

For this gold initial mug, we've used a super-simple vinyl layering technique that creates an eye-catching design in under 15 minutes.

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Cricut Joy: How to Make a Lion Aperture Card

With the amazing Cricut Joy Card Mat, you can whip up quick cards that look stunning in no time and spread a little Joy!

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Cricut: How to Make a Personalised Make Up Bag

Create your own unique accessories pouch by layering two types of iron-on vinyl. This project is ideal for beginner Cricut users and can be made in under half an hour!

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Cricut: How to Make a "Bee Kind" Iron-On Vinyl T-Shirt

Master iron-on vinyls with this Bee Kind T-Shirt project - perfect for making a style statement!

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Make Ceramic Coasters with Infusible Ink Pens

Add a touch of monochrome elegance to your coffee table with these Cricut Infusible Ink Ceramic Coasters - perfect for personalising your table décor.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Make Milestone Baby Grows

When someone is expecting a new baby, finding the right gift that is both thoughtful and practical can be hard; these milestone baby grows are ideal and you can make as many as you like.

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Cricut: How to Make a Pocket Pal Using Iron-On Vinyl Scraps

Create your own little pocket full of sunshine with this Cricut vinyl project!

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Cricut: How to Personalise a Scrapbook with Adhesive Vinyl

Make your next scrapbook even more personalised, using your Cricut machine and adhesive vinyl to create a cover like no other!

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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Cricut: How to Create a Personalised Vase with Adhesive Vinyl

Brighten up your kitchen windowsill or perhaps a loved one's mantelpiece with this personalised vase, quick and easy to make at home with your Cricut machine.

Find the how-to make instructions here >

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FAQs

What should a beginner buy for a Cricut? ›

No matter which of these machines you have, you'll need some basics.
  • Cricut design space. ...
  • Tools (Essential tool kit is a must. ...
  • Vinyl or Iron on. ( ...
  • Cricut machine (you can start with any machine, explore, maker, maker 3. ...
  • Heat press. ...
  • Cricut cutting mats. ...
  • The Cricut roll holder is a must for me as well.
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Which Cricut can do the most? ›

Cricut Maker 3 is the most versatile Cricut machine, with additional tools and blades. It can cut 300+ materials. Cricut Maker 3 can cut Smart Materials. These clever crafting materials work without a cutting mat, so you can just load the material directly into your machine and go.

How do I get free Cricut projects? ›

Sign in to Design Space. Select New Project. From your Canvas, select Images on the design panel to the left. Select Free under Highlighted Categories.

What is the easiest Cricut to use? ›

Cricut Joy

This machine is the easiest to use Cricut machine ever. In fact, it is perfect for quick, everyday projects, and it can make beautiful intricate cuts and crafty creations. You can create your designs and projects in the easy-to-use Design Space software, then send them to the machine.

Is there a lot of waste with Cricut? ›

You can go ahead and throw at least 1/2 of it away. Why? That's the amount of material that gets wasted when you cut out designs. After cutting, you have to peel away the "negative space," and there's really nothing you can do with the excess material besides throw it out.

What is the longest cut on Cricut? ›

Smart Materials for Cricut Explore 3 and Cricut Maker 3 allow you to cut a single shape or repeated cuts up to 11.7 in (29.7 cm) wide and 12 ft (3.6 m)* long without a machine mat! Follow the steps below to load and unload Smart Materials. When your project design is complete, select Make It.

Why is Cricut charging me for a free image? ›

Each week Cricut make around 1,000 images in Design Space free for the week. You can find these under Highlighted Categories. Click on Free, to discover the selection of images that have been chosen for that period. Remember that if you use these images in projects after the free week is up, you may be charged.

How do I use my Cricut without paying? ›

Free Patterns
  1. Sign in to the Design Space app.
  2. Select My Stuff.
  3. Free Projects: Select Projects. Select the filter Ready-to-Make to view your free projects.
  4. Free Images: Select Images. Select Purchased to view your free images.
  5. Free Fonts: Go to the Canvas screen by selecting New Project. ​​​Select Text on the Canvas.
Nov 6, 2023

How do I start a new project on Cricut? ›

New - Click the New icon at any time to create a new project from scratch. Templates - Use a template to help you visualize your finished product (Learn More). Projects - Browse, select, and cut projects from the Projects Tab. This includes your projects.

What image type is best for Cricut design space? ›

There are two different types of uploaded images: Basic and Vector.
  1. Basic Images, also known as raster images, include . jpg, . bmp, . png, and . gif file types. ...
  2. Vector Images include . svg and . dxf files. These cut ready images that upload as designed.

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