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Bake Off inspired makes!

Feeling inspired by the return of The Great British Bake Off TV show? We are too!

And just in time for the first episode of series 12, UK illustrator Emma Jewell’s Baking image set just went live in Design Space. You’ll find lots of baking icons, iconic phrases, and some useful labeling images to keep your pantry looking on point too!

Together with the wide variety of baking-inspired projects in Design Space, your makes will crown you as Star Baker (or Star Maker!) amongst friends and family.

So whilst you’re baking maybe you’ll be making some of these projects too! We’ve rounded up some of your favorite baking-themed projects that you could make this weekend whilst the cake is in the oven.

Phrase Themed Cake Toppers

Whether it’s a wedding, birthday, or just because, a cake topper can make all the difference!

Love Cake Topper Project can be created here.

Mr & Mrs Cake Topper Project can be created here.

Cake Decorations That Wow

There will be no soggy bottoms when the cakes look as fabulous as these. From beautiful florals to an enchanted castle, level up your cake decorating with one of these projects.

Garden Cake Topper Project can be created here.

The storybook forest cake ring project can be created here.

Kitchen Organisation

Keeping all the baking ingredients organised is a big task, but your Cricut machine is up to the challenge. It’s quick and easy to make labels plus they look beautiful on your kitchen shelf too.

Gold Baking Labels can be created here.

Raw Ingredient Labels can be created here.

Dry Erase Pantry Labels can be created here.

Visit our post with top tips on how to make an organised home here, and our previous post earlier this year on nailing the storage labeling here.

Personalised Cake Stands

When you have put so much effort into the baking, it really needs to sit on a stand that’s worthy. From festive decorations to intricate mandalas there is something for everyone’s tastes on Design Space.

Mandala Cake plate can be created here.

A snowflake cake plate can be created here.

Stenciled Bakes

Create artwork on the bakes themselves by using a cut-out stencil! Everyone will remember your bake with a stenciled design plus it is so easy to create but looks like it must have taken you a while!

Tribal pie stencil can be created here.

Treat yo self cake stencil can be created here.

So grab your aprons and your Cricut machines for a bit of bake-off fun!

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9 Back to School Projects For Your Cricut Machine

It’s hard to believe how time flies! As we return for a new academic year, it’s time for a new uniform, books and stationery. What better way to get your child enthused by the new year than to create personalised items to take back with them on their first day of school.

We wanted to share some projects we have made plus some amazing creations from our Cricut community too to help get you inspired.

Labelling uniform like a pro

Batch create labels with your child’s name to put on their t-shirts, cardigans, jumpers, PE kit, and more. With Everyday Iron-onTM, you could iron your child’s name to the back of the shirt or on the clothing label. 

Eye catching notebooks

Sophia from Mynotsosecretteachinglife on Instagram created a personalised bag and notebook that would stand out in the classroom. Did you know you can use iron-on material (or HTV) with card? That’s how Sophia created a matching notebook and bag!

Pencil cases that wow

We created a unicorn and space-themed pencil case as unique ideas for the first day of school. With so many images available in Design Space, almost anything is possible when creating your pencil case design.

Want to keep it simple? No problem, instead of images, use your kid’s names for a fun alternative to a plain pencil case.

Personalised bags

We love these named backpacks by Aurora.creations.x on Instagram. If you need some backpack inspiration, take a look at our recent blog post here. It includes many back-to-school projects from Design Space, including backpacks!

If your kids prefer a tote bag to store their books, they may love a personalised design like this mer-mazing project by Natscraftylife on Instagram.

Personalised Classroom Ideas

Not only do parents have to prep for back to school but teachers do too! We have seen some amazing ideas in the community of unique ideas for the classroom.

Teacher desk décor

Allthatisteaching from Instagram shared her personalised desk that she decorated with vinyl. It’s such a great idea and makes the classroom unique to the teacher.

Pencil cases are always a must-have for a teacher, so why not make it personal to you! We love this teacher-themed pencil case by Cocoandblue2 on Instagram.

Reading Pillow

Another great idea is to personalise a reading pillow for the classroom! Lots of classrooms have a reading corner that would be perfect for this project. Scottishteacher on Instagram showed hers ready for the new school term to begin.

If you need more ideas, our latest blog all about the back-to-school projects available in Design Space would be perfect for you. Read more here.

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We’ll drink to that

We’re not quite sure how National Prosecco Day passed us by (last Friday, 13th August), but we’re certainly not letting National Rum Day on August 23rd or Patrón Paloma Week starting on 30th August go by without a celebration. As we look ahead to the summer bank holiday weekend, we’re sure many people will be planning get-togethers with family and friends. Let us show you how you can take your party from standard to sensational with a little help from Cricut. 

With a Cricut machine, you can make all sorts of things to jazz up your prosecco glass or make your rum tumbler personal to you.

Drink clips

Take drink labels to a new level with these custom name clips. When you get the girls together for a prosecco, you know whose is whose. All you need is glitter cardstock and mini pegs. Click here for the project in Design Space.

Wine clips Cricut

Which wine is mine?

Did you know that Cricut machines can also draw and write? You can create these personalised drink tags in next to no time with some coloured cardstock and a few ball chains.

Customised glasses

With removable vinyl you can switch up the vibe as often as you want… but whatever the occasion, you’re going to want to savour every sip! This project, along with other glass designs, is a Ready-to-Make project in Design Space complete with instructions and helpful tips.

Tiki vibes

Perfect for Rum Day, these tropical Tiki-themed glasses are a doddle to make. Simply duplicate the project in the mat preview screen to make enough for your glasses. You could even make a tray to match too.

Eye-catching coasters

With Infusible InkTM, you can create professional coasters with pens or transfer sheets. Cricut coaster blanks are available in square cork-backed or ceramic round style. Whichever you choose you are sure to impress…and how about sending each guest home with their own coaster as a memento of the day? There are hundreds of designs in Design Space; simply type ‘coaster’ in the search bar.

Don’t forget to check out this DIY Summer Party Glasses tutorial and this round-up of 8 ideas for outdoor parties too.

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Get back to school ready with Cricut projects!

It seems like the school term has only just ended yet planning for a new academic year starts now. From new uniforms to stationery, there is a lot to organise! We’ll show you how to be back to school ready with your Cricut.

New Design Space Projects

We have some amazing new projects available to make those preparations fun and easy! Whether you need labels or fun personalisation, we have got you covered.

Personalised Pencil Case

If we can put a label on everything, we will! Pencil cases are a perfect example of what could be labelled ahead of the new term. It could be your child’s name, their favourite song lyrics or a book quote for a unique design that stands out in the classroom!

See the personalised School Stuff and gaming pencil case project on Design Space here. These projects use Infusible InkTM for long-lasting results and a seamless finish.

Notebook Refresh

Notebooks are a great way to make learning fun and encourage some note taking in class! Brighten up the day with this sunshine notebook which is a new project in Design Space that you can see here.

Backpack Personalisation

There are lots of different ways you could refresh a backpack. From name personalisation to cute animal designs, we have many projects available that will make you smile!

If your little one loves animals, why not turn their backpack into one! Create some excitement on the first day with a shark backpack! Find this project on Design Space here.

If sharks aren’t your kid’s thing, maybe a unicorn will be! Find this adorable unicorn backpack project here.

Labelling a backpack is a great way to ensure if lost, your childs backpack will be returned. Check out this label design on Design Space here.

Personalised ‘First Day’ Projects

It’s a special moment when your kids enter a new year of school. Why not create a personalised ‘First Day’ board to get them excited for the new year and so you can take that first day of school photo in a much more unique and personalised way!

You can see this project on Design Space here and the corkboard version can be found on Design Space here.

Custom Back To School Clothing

It’s a big day for both kid and parent at the start of a new term. We have custom clothing projects for both parents and children to wear on the day.

As much as we love our kids around for the summer, it’s also great to have a bit of peace when they go back to school. This fun project is available on Design Space here.

Whatever year your child is going into, customisable projects are always a good idea! Check out the Class of 2034 project on Design Space here.

Want to see more school-themed projects? Head to the projects area of Design Space and search for School!

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Summer of sport – image inspiration

What a summer of sport it’s been! From the rescheduled Euro Football tournament and the delayed Olympics to Wimbledon’s eagerly awaited return after being cancelled last year. We’ve been cheering our teams on with a selection of images from Design Space to adorn our chest, our gym bag, and, for those of us who lead a more sedentary life, our flags to wave in support from the sofa!

Image sets

Did you know you can find similarly themed images, or collections of images from the same designer, in the Image Sets section of the library in Design Space?

You can find these by opening a new project. In the mobile app, click the Image icon on the bottom toolbar and then select ‘Highlighted Categories’. A drop-down menu will appear and the final option in the list is ‘Image Sets’. In the desktop app, select the Image icon from the left-hand panel. The final option in the list of categories on the far left of the screen is where you will find ‘Image Sets’.

Here you will be able to browse the latest images to have been added to Design Space. Having a Cricut Access subscription means you will be able to use and cut the images immediately. If you do not have a subscription you can simply choose your favourite image and pay as you go. There is always a wide selection of free images available too. Click here to find out how to find free images in Cricut Design Space.

We’ve found the perfect images sets for your sporty projects. Use the keyword in our titles below in the Image Sets search bar to find the image set of your choice.

Cycling

Image Set: I love to ride my bike.

It doesn’t matter if you are clocking up the miles around town or pounding the pedals on an exercise bike, show your love of cycling with these images! Its full of puns, quotes and useful images too.

I love to ride by bike Cricut Image set

Running

Kit yourself out in a homemade T-shirt for your next run. Simply choose from one of these images and get making with Iron-on. And if you’re running in lycra or super stretchy fabrics don’t forget to use SportFlex Iron on. You can read more about Sport Flex here.

Image Set: Keep on Running

Keep on running Cricut image set

Gymnastics

Image set: Gymnastics Silhouettes

Whether you brave the beam and are a fan of the floor, these Gymnastics silhouette images would look fab on your gym bag! How about kitting the whole gym club out in matching gear?

Gymnastic Silhouettes Cricut image set

Skateboarding

Image set: Parkour and skateboard silhouettes

Skateboarding really is the sport du jour having been featured in the Summer Olympics for the first time at Tokyo this year. This resulted in Great Britain’s youngest ever medalist with 13-year-old Sky Brown riding to a Bronze podium finish. Perfect for anyone who loves to drop in on a halfpipe or grind a rail, these skateboarding silhouettes would look great as wall decals for teen bedrooms!

Skateboard Cricut Image Set

Surfing

Image set: Let’s go surfing

Catch the next gnarly waves with these surfing images, perfect for your next trip to the beach. With permanent vinyl you could even add your own decals to personalise your board.

Surfing Cricut Image sets

Wrestling

Image set: Wrestling

Wrestling fans will love these images, with everything from fun wrestling sayings to wrestling shoes!

Wrestling Cricut Image Set

Tennis

Image Set: Female tennis Player Silhouettes

Get out and play a game of tennis this summer!

Tennis Cricut Image Set

Other sports

There are far more images to choose from including Athletics, Fencing, Netball, Swimming, Paddleboarding, Cricket and Fishing to name a few.

Image set: Summer Athlete Detailed Silhouettes

Athletes Cricut Image Set

Image Set: Sports Party Décor

Sport Party Decor Cricut Image Set

Image Set: Team Sports

Team Sport Cricut Image Set

Image Set: Summer Sports

Summer Sport Cricut Image Set

Design Space Projects

Here are some projects in Design Space to inspire you to get making for your summer of sport.

World Sport Medal Counter Board

Keep up with the Olympics and create a leader board to celebrate and track the medals!

Cricut Medals Table Design Space Project
Running T-Shirt

Get run-ready with this shirt that is sure to motivate you on your next 5k!

Running T Shirt Cricut Project
Skateboard

Now that skateboarding is an Olympic sport it’s definitely time to pull your board out of the shed and give it a makeover before heading to your local skate park!

Skateboard Cricut project
Medal Joy Card

Celebrate all of the winners in your life with this Cricut Joy card. It’s perfect for celebrating all of your sporting achievements this summer!

Cricut Joy medal card

And if you avoid exertion at any cost, maybe this project would be more up your street! Find this Crafting is My Cardio bag project in Design Space here.

Crafting is my cardio bag
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#MonthofMakes Roundup Part 4

It’s time to look back on our #MonthofMakes! Every day in July, we have shown a different making idea on Instagram Stories that is quick and easy to help give inspiration!

We know how easy it is to get caught up in a creative funk and all of a sudden, a month has passed, and you haven’t made anything.  

Each day has come with a prompt giving you the perfect balance of inspiration and flexibility to join in and make something for yourself.

Makers in the Cricut Community have also shared their projects by using #MonthofMakes. You can see the communities amazing makes by searching #MonthofMakes on Instagram.

Previous #MonthofMakes

Want to see a roundup of all the daily prompts? Check out the links below for each weekly roundup:

#MonthofMakes Roundup Part 1

#MonthofMakes Roundup Part 2

#MonthofMakes Roundup Part 3

Let’s check out what the last week has given us:

Day 23: Abstract

Do you love the latest abstract trend? We do too and it happens to look great as décor on our makes.

We created a line drawing using an image from Design Space, search #M29A057CC.

Day 24: Favourite Quote

There is nothing like seeing your favourite quote to make you smile. Whether it’s on the wall, on a notebook, or on a tote bag, it’s totally unique to you.

This beautiful personalised mirror is by TheDancersDaughter on Instagram using their favourite quote from a popular musical!

Day 25: Retro

Retro is in!

There are lots of retro-inspired images in Cricut Design Space like the one we have used on this tray. It would be perfect for a staycation and campervan fun!

Project includes image from Design Space #M26203B4C.

Day 26: Romance

Making for a wedding, anniversary or just to make your loved one smile is always a great idea. Additionally, handmade cards and gifts show just how much you care.

This card was made using the Cricut Joy™ and Card Inserts with a project available on Cricut Design Space here.

Day 27: Animal

There are many ways you could use animal images for projects. You could create wall decals, party décor, cards, or a nursery wall hanging like this adorable lion project!

Project includes image from Design Space #M23EA3A8F.

Day 28: Back to School

Get back to school ready with personalised everything! Easily create personalised clothing tags, lunch boxes, PE bags and more.

With a Cricut Machine, anything is possible!

We decorated a pencil case with a mer-mazing project available in Cricut Design Space. We used a holographic iron-on for the extra wow factor!

Check out this project in Design Space here.

Day 29: Birthday

We love to make for birthdays! From cards to party décor, to handmade gifts, there are always many ways you can put a unique and personal spin on a birthday celebration.

Card by Maysiebug on Instagram.

Day 30: Kitchen Labels

Makers love to label and we can agree, labelling is so much fun! It is so satisfying to stay organised with labels.

We organised our spice jars with personalised labels using Cricut Joy™ and Smart Vinyl™.

We have used the font ‘Happy’ from Design Space for these labels.

Day 31: Stationery

Personalised stationery is always a good idea! From pencil cases to planners, there is so much you can create!

We created a colourful daily planner layout including rainbows and stars with the Smart Paper™ Sticker Cardstock. It was quick and easy to use plus with an adhesive backing it meant no need to apply glue!

Project includes image from Design Space #M22992E4, #M2298FCD, #M22991AA.

Cricut Community makes for this weeks #monthofmakes

Sophie_doodle_crafts on Instagram shared her herb labels for the theme, Kitchen Labels.

Judemakesthings on Instagram, revealed her favourite animal: bee! Created for the theme, animal.

Abby from Alex_in_wonderland__x on Instagram, created a bright and beautiful birthday card for the theme, birthday!

#MonthofMakes

We hope you have enjoyed daily inspiration through 31 themes to help get you making! You can still get involved and make for the themes.

You might be inspired by one particular project prompt, or maybe you could dedicate the same half-hour every week to your creating with a theme in mind.

Don’t forget to share your makes with us using #MonthofMakes.

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The art of tablescaping

Instagram is awash with images of beautiful tablescapes making an event of even the most mundane Sunday brunch. Here, we’ve put together our top tips for nailing this trend.

What is tablescaping?

It’s way simpler than it sounds. Tablescaping is simply the act of creatively decorating your tabletop. Traditionally, you’d have seen these beautiful table settings at events and weddings but these days, even a casual meal with friends can be reason enough to dress to impress.  

You’ll see lots of celebrities like Laura Jackson and Fiona Leahy adding charm to their dinner parties by adding creative touches to their tables. But with a bit of imagination and a touch of DIY, you can get the look at home for a fraction of the cost.

Here are our top tips for stunning tables:

  • Pick a theme / Find your inspo

Is it casual-chic, stylish-spook, Autumn-harvest or Winter-sparkle? There’s lots of ways to be inspired, whether it’s a colour, an occasion, a season or a place. There are loads of ideas that have been shared on Pinterest, so this is a great place to get started!

  • Make the most of what you have

Find playful new ways to repurpose things you already have in your home. Like giving your old white tablecloth a new lease of life by dying it with tumeric or adding some iron-on vinyl to napkins for personalised name settings. You could also go on a nature walk to collect pinecones or pick some fresh flowers from your garden. Sometimes the best things in life are free.

Things you might need:

Level 1- the basics: Dishes, silverware, glasses, napkins and a tablecloth

Level 2 – the décor: Candlesticks, flowers and garlands

Level 3 – the extra touches: Anything from pumpkins and fruits to mirrors or trinkets

  • Upcycle or recycle

Grab those empty jars and pots, some paints, yarns or vinyl and start decorating. Or if you find your table is still missing something, head to a charity shop. They’re filled with all sorts of treasure that could be perfect for your table but won’t break the bank.

Learn the art of Tablescaping

5 ways to DIY your table with Cricut

Add some height!

The best decorations don’t always have to be on the table. Create decorations to hang from the ceiling for that extra wow-factor. Rosette fans and banners are a perfect choice and all you’d need is your Cricut, some card, glue and string.

Design Space Rosette Fans Project

Get crafty with your table settings

It’s all in the extra-finishes, and who doesn’t love a table-setting keepsake to take home with them? Grab some napkins and turn them into a personalised masterpiece using iron-on vinyl.

Custom napkins Design Space project

Give your old table runner a new lease of life

Transform your table runner from drab to fab by adding iron-on elements that match your theme perfectly.

Geometric Table runner Design Space project

Family Table setting Design Space project

Not enough placemats? No problem

Choose from an array of images on Cricut’s free app, Design Space. And cut your own placemat out of card! Or you could even use Design Space projects to learn how to quilt one.

Hungry Bear Placemat Design Space project

Quilted Placemat Design Space project

Add the finishing touches

Add some feature points to your display, like these huge paper flowers or a showstopper centrepiece. Or why not temporarily update your tablweare by adding a removable vinyl snowflake. For longevity always opt for permanent vinyl for pieces that will be washed. These updates are super affordable, super-easy and super-chic!

Jug Design Space project

Leaf Centrepiece Design Space Project

And one more tip…don’t forget to share your Cricut tablescapes using #CricutCreated on social media.

Tropical leaf centrepiece made with Cricut
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#MonthofMakes Roundup Part 3

We are back with week 3 of #MonthofMakes, daily prompts on Instagram Stories to help spark ideas to get you making! These are quick and easy ideas so that whether you are a beginner or an expert, everyone can join in.

If you missed the previous weeks’ ideas, see here for #MonthofMakes Roundup Part 1 and see here for #MonthofMakes Roundup Part 2.

You can also see what our fantastic Cricut Community has created by search #MonthofMakes on Instagram!

Here is a roundup of last week’s #MonthofMakes themes:

Day 16: Kindness

The gift of giving to be kind and giving to thank someone for kindness are both great reasons to make!

Paula from TheCraftyLass on Instagram created a beautiful piece of home décor with vinyl and kindness as the focus.

Paula used the font ‘DTC Bikini Babe’ for the text and a simple circle shape for the confetti pieces.

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Kindness

Cards are always a great way to thank someone for their kindness. Maysiebug on Instagram created this beautiful card with her Cricut Joy™ and Insert Card Pack.

Day 17: Food

Food is a fun theme to create projects for yourself or as a gift! We created a donut coaster using our Coaster Blanks and Infusible Ink™!

Project includes image from Design Space #M273120CC.

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Food

Birthday cakes are a great idea for the theme food and could be used on cards, bunting, party decorations and more! Abby from alex_in_wonderland__x on Instagram created their very own paper-made cake.

Day 18: Mystic

If using a Cricut machine isn’t magical enough, we wanted to share some mystic inspired projects too! Kristal Sparklechildlondon on Instagram created a bag of magic tricks using our Tote Bag Blanks and Infusible Ink!

Day 19: Motivation

Whether they are words of encouragement for you or for someone else, inspirational quotes can help you power through! We decorated a notebook for our big ideas!

Project includes image from Design Space #M25EC7473.

Day 20: Card

We love to make cards for all occasions and we know our wonderful Cricut Community does too! Rabia from LondonCraftGirl on Instagram created a birthday Card with her Cricut Joy and Insert Cards.

This is a project available in Design Space which you can see here.

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Cards

The end of the school term is here and we have seen lots of thank you cards for teachers like these ideas by Laurie from Raspberrymoon.creations on Instagram.

A handmade card is always a good idea and birthdays are the perfect time to get making! Abby from alex_in_wonderland__x on Instagram created a cute jungle-themed birthday card that will bring a smile to the recipient’s face!

Day 21: Under The Sea

This fun theme is great for bathroom décor and making with the kids! Zoe from Oodlesofcraft on Instagram created felt under the sea shapes that her kids could play with.

You can watch the tutorial for how Zoe made this on Instagram here.

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Under the Sea

Donna from Donnaleacrafting on Instagram created an adorable octopus and turtle for the theme using her Cricut MakerTM and chipboard.

Day 22: Garden

When Spring and Summer arrive, it’s time to up our gardening game. Personalised plant pots, garden signs, and herb labels are a great idea for your garden. We created this plant pot décor using Permanent Vinyl as it’s UV and water-resistant for up to three years.

Find out more about permanent vinyl here.

Project includes images from Design Space #M7865E46, #M10DCD3FF, #MF7275AF, #M10DA3194 which are free in Design Space.

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Garden

Fiona from Katy_Lou_Designs on Instagram personalised her deck chair!

#MonthofMakes

We are posting a quick and easy project every day on Instagram Stories throughout July.

These are to a different theme every day to help inspire you to get making! #MonthofMakes is for everyone and we would love to see your creations by using the hashtag #MonthofMakes on Instagram.

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Inspiration for your Explore 3 – Ice cream party bags

Whip up some party bags with the Explore™ 3 using Smart Paper™ Sticker Cardstock. With the new machine and Smart Materials™, customisation is 2x faster than before, making projects like these fun ice cream party bags, quick, easy and they look amazing too!

These summery ice cream party bags would be perfect for a children’s party and since there’s no glue needed with sticker cardstock projects this is a mess-free project that the whole family can get involved in!

You will need:

  • Party bags
  • Ribbon

Step One

Open up a new project in Cricut Design Space. Then search for the images ‘Popsicle’ #M294C8ED5, ‘Popsicle’ #M294C8EB7 and ‘Ice Cream Cone’ #M294C8EC3, in the image library and add them to the canvas. Resize all of the images to fit your bags, we resized ours to 5 inches tall. Then click ‘Make It’.

Step Two

Choose Smart Paper Sticker Cardstock as your material setting, then load the material, face-up, into your Explore 3. Repeat this step until all of the colours are cut.

Step Three

Take a party bag and start layering up the sticker cardstock pieces, start with the largest piece sticking it straight onto the bag then layer up the rest of the pieces to create the ice cream shapes.

Step Four

Add ribbon to the handles of the bags and fill with treats! You could also cut circles of sticker cardstock and use them to seal up the party bags too. Now your bags are complete it’s time to get ready to party!

Want more making inspiration? Check out all of our making tutorials here.

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#MonthofMakes Roundup Part 2

This week, we are back with more ideas and inspiration to get you making! Sometimes all you need is an idea or a theme to help spark ideas for your own crafty makes. So join us every day on Instagram Stories for #MonthofMakes!

Some of week 2’s prompts have been Dinosaurs, Plants, Banner and Make to Give and we have loved seeing the Cricut community get involved! Search the hashtag #MonthofMakes on Instagram to see all the amazing makes our Cricut Community have created so far.  

If you didn’t catch #MonthofMakes Roundup Part 1, you can find it on the blog for more project-making inspiration!

Here is a roundup of this week’s #MonthofMakes themes:

Day 9: Sports

From personalising activewear to water bottles, there are lots of ways your Cricut Machine can help! Eimear from @EimearHutchinson on Instagram used SportFlex Iron-on to personalise a swimming costume!

Personalised swimming costume idea

Eimear made a tutorial for her project which you can see as a video Reel on Instagram.

Project includes image from Design Space #M26A1BA05.

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Sports

To give more ideas for this theme, we have taken a look at our wonderful community’s makes.

Cards are perfect for all occasions! Maysiebug on Instagram made a card to celebrate a sporting win!

Congratulations handmade card

Day 10: Plants

Real or paper – plants are always a good idea! You could personalise your plant pots and watering cans like the proud plant parent you are! Or, if you’re not great at keeping plants alive, why not make a plant out of paper?

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Plants

Jude from Judemakesthings on Instagram shows a way to create an everlasting plant – with paper!

Realistic paper plant

We saw lots of great ideas like these paper succulents by Alex from Alex_in_Wonderland_X on Instagram.

Paper succulents idea

Day 11: Dinosaurs

Ready for some roar-some makes? Dinosaurs are great for cardmaking, home décor, party décor and more! We created this beautiful wall art which you can make too!

You can find this in the Projects area on Cricut Design Space.  

Papercraft Dinosaur Make
Cricut Community makes for the theme: Dinosaurs

Lots of you got involved by creating the project available in Cricut Design Space which was great to see!

This colourful creation was by Samantha from Abels_labelsandcrafts on Instagram.

Papercraft Dinosaur Make

Day 12: Favourite Animal

The Cricut Machines are a great way to personalise any project with your favourite animal (or animals!). Sophia from MyNotSoSecretTeachingLife on Instagram created a beautiful giraffe pillow with Infusible Inks!

Giraffe Pillow Idea

Images used are from the Realistic Animal Silhouettes Image Set in Cricut Design Space.

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Favourite Animal

Pretty bunny socks are cute, fun and totally unique. Plus if a bunny is your favourite animal, these are guaranteed to make you smile!

Project by TheDancersDaughter on Instagram.

Day 13: Banner

From wall-hanging banners to bunting, we saw lots of creations from the Cricut community! We added a bit of sparkle to our wall banner with some Glitter Iron On!

Project includes image from Design Space #M268D7F81.

Cricut Community makes for the theme: Banner?

Create your own bunting for all occasions! It could be for the home, for parties or create your own Cricut themed banner like Fiona from Katy_lou_designs on Instagram.

Cricut Bunting

Day 14: Make to Give

Handmade gifts are thoughtful and always appreciated! Personalisation can help to make beautiful and unique gifts that are greatly loved by the recipient!

Fiona from Katy_lou_designs on Instagram created a personalised washbag and keyring! You can see on her Instagram Post the step-by-step instructions.

Personalised keyring and washbag idea
Cricut Community makes for the theme: Make to Give

Handmade gifts can be for all occassions. Jess from CraftWithJess on Instagram made these personalised glasses for her friends who had to postpone their wedding.

Day 15: Pride

Love is love! We have created a beautiful colourful mug as a pride-themed make! The project is available in Cricut Design Space here.

Pride crafts ideas
Cricut Community make for the theme: Pride

Ally from AllyCrafting on Instagram created a bright and bold mug perfect for celebrating Pride.

Pride craft ideas

#MonthofMakes

The prompt #MonthofMakes is for everyone! Throughout July, we will be sharing a quick and easy project on our Instagram Stories to get you inspired each day! Maybe you would like to join in too? Don’t forget to use the hashtag #MonthofMakes

Check out the project themes below and don’t forget to tag us @Cricut_UK on Instagram and use the hashtag #monthofmakes with your projects!

Month Of Makes daily prompts