Starting a business is a fun and exciting journey. From deciding on your product offering, to your logo, to your packaging there is so much to do to get ready for launch. And that's before you think about the tools for your business.

Having a Cricut machine can help you and your business in so many ways, such as making your products and helping with personalised packaging. If you need help with deciding on the perfect Cricut machine for your business, alongside what additional tools and materials you need to get started, we can help!

We have put some bundle ideas together that are perfect to get you started with your business.

The Cardmaking Business

Want to create beautiful cards to sell or pop a thank you card in with every order? Then the Cricut Joy™ is the perfect companion for you. When partnered with the Cricut Joy Card Mat, which allows you to cut onto the front of the card without damaging the back of it, you can create the most beautiful and intricate designs. Within minutes you can go from the project idea to the finished card in your hands.

Items We Recommend:

Cricut Joy™ – £179.99*

Cricut Joy™ Starter Tool Set – currently on offer for £8.99 nstead of £14.99*

Cricut Joy™ Permanent Fine Point Pens 0.4 mm, Ultimate (30 ct) – currently on offer for £23.99 instead of £39.99*

Cricut Joy™ Insert Cards – various savings depending on colour

Cricut Joy ™ Cardmat

The Vinyl Label Business

Vinyl stickers and labels on products are a popular gift idea and are perfect for small businesses. From personalised water bottles to glassware, to organising the pantry, vinyl stickers can create unique products that are personal to the recipient.

Items We Recommend:

Cricut Joy™ – £179.99*

Cricut Joy™ Starter Tool Set – currently on offer for £8.99 instead of £14.99*

Cricut Joy™ Smart Vinyl™ – Permanent – currently on offer for £4.19 instead of £6.99*

Cricut Joy™ Smart Vinyl™ – Removable – currently on offer for £4.19 instead of £6.99*

Cricut Joy™ Smart Label™ Writable Vinyl – currently on offer for £4.79 instead of £7.99*

Cricut Joy™ Transfer Tape – currently on offer for £3.59 instead of £5.99*

Please note that if you will be creating designs larger than 4.5 inches wide, then you are going to need one of our larger machines.

The Viny Labels Business That Wants To Do More

The Cricut Explore™ 3 and Cricut Maker™ 3 are perfect for larger products as you can use our 13 inch Smart Materials with these machines. This means that you can cut way beyond the measurements of your cutting mat! Find out more about this here.

Items We Recommend:
Cricut Maker™ 3 or Cricut Explore™ 3

Smart Vinyl™ – Removable (0.9 m) – currently on offer for £4.19 instead of £6.99*

Smart Vinyl™ – Permanent (0.9 m) – currently on offer for £4.19 instead of £6.99*

Cricut EasyPress™ 2, Raspberry – 22.5 cm x 22.5 cm (9″ x 9″) £169.99*

Machine Mat Variety Pack, 12″ x 12″ (3 ct.) – currently on offer for £12.59 instead of £20.99*

Essential Tool Set – currently on offer for £32.19 instead of £45.99*

The Personalised Clothing And Apparel Business

If you are wanting to personalise clothing and style them with your own designs, a Cricut machine is a must for you. All of our machines are perfect for cutting out both simple and detailed designs on both iron-on (HTV) and Infusible Ink ™ which you can use on your clothing.

The Cricut Maker™ , Cricut Maker ™ 3, Cricut Explore Air ™ 2 and Cricut Explore ™ 3 are all great machines that work well with vinyl, iron-on and Infusible Ink ™.

If you would like to batch make, or create designs that go beyond the parameters of your cutting mat, the Cricut Maker 3 or Cricut Explore 3 would be most suitable.

Items We Recommend:

Smart Iron-On™ - choose a variety of different iron-on materials such as Everyday iron-on, glitter iron-on and holographic iron-on

Infusible Ink™ Transfer Sheets – various savings depending on size and colour

Cricut EasyPress™ 2, Raspberry – 30.5 cm x 25.4 cm (12" x 10")

Cricut EasyPress™ Mat, 50.8 cm x 40.6 cm (20" x 16")

Essential Tool Set – currently on offer for £27.59 instead of £45.99*

Machine Mat Variety Pack, 12″ x 12″ (3 ct.) – currently on offer for £12.59 instead of £20.99*

The Sticker Maker

Sticker making is so much fun! Cricut machines capable of the print then cut setting will cut around your stickers with incredible precision, leaving you with beautiful stickers unique to you! Stickers also help with taking your packaging to the next level. Whether used to secure tissue paper wraps or on the outer box or envelope, stickers can really make a difference when a customer unwraps your product.

The Cricut Maker™ , Cricut Maker ™ 3, Cricut Explore Air ™ 2 and Cricut Explore™ 3 are all capable of print then cut and are great machines for cutting all our most popular materials such as vinyl, iron-on and cardstock.

Items We Recommend:

Printable Sticker Paper

Printable Clear Sticker Paper

Printable Vinyl

LightGrip Machine Mat, 30.5 cm x 30.5 cm (12" x 12")

The Mug Maker

Personalising mugs is a lot of fun and with the Cricut Mug Press, you can create flawless designs in minutes. You will need either Infusible Ink™ Transfer Sheets or Infusible Ink ™ pens to use with the Cricut Mug Press.

Items We Recommend:

Cricut Explore™ 3

Cricut Mug Press - £179.99

StandardGrip Machine Mat, 30.5 cm x 30.5 cm (12" x 12") (1 ct)

Infusible Ink™ Transfer Sheet Patterns, Buffalo Check – currently on offer for £6.50 instead of £12.99*

Infusible Ink™ Transfer Sheet Patterns, Watercolor – currently on offer for £10.79 instead of £17.99*

Infusible Ink™ Transfer Sheet Patterns, Distressed Berry – currently on offer for £10.79 instead of £17.99*

Infusible Ink™ Pens (0.4), Basics (5 ct) – currently on offer for £7.50 instead of £14.99*

Essential Tool Set – currently on offer for £27.59 instead of £45.99*

Ceramic Mug Blank, White - 15 oz/425 ml (36 ct)

Cricut EasyPress™ Mat, 50.8 cm x 40.6 cm (20" x 16")

Heat Resistant Tape

The Papercrafter

Whether you are making cute cake toppers or intricate wall art designs, the Cricut Explore Air ™ 2 and Cricut Explore™ 3 would be the perfect machine for a paper crafter. In your business it would allow you to make tags for your products or business cards to pop inside each order.

If you think you might want to use the Debossing Tool or Perforation Tool, or may want to try cutting thicker material such as chipboard, then you may want to consider Cricut Maker™ or Cricut Maker ™ 3 instead.

Items We Recommend:

Machine Mat Variety Pack, 12″ x 12″ (3 ct.) – currently on offer for £14.69 instead of £20.99*

Essential Tool Set – currently on offer for £32.19 instead of £45.99*

Smart Paper™ Sticker Cardstock, Pastels - currently on offer for £7.79 instead of £12.99*

Smart Paper™ Sticker Cardstock, Bright Bow - currently on offer for £7.79 instead of £12.99*

Cardstock Sampler, Basics - 30.5 cm x 30.5 cm (12" x 12") - currently on offer for £5.99 instead of £9.99*

Cardstock Sampler, Sorbet - 12" x 12" - currently on offer for £4.99 instead of £8.99*

The Sewist

If you're using fabric with your products, the Cricut Maker™ or Cricut Maker ™ 3 is the machine for you. The Cricut Maker™ and Cricut Maker ™ 3 are the only machines that are compatible with the Rotary Blade, which can cut a range of different fabrics.

(Rotary blade included in the Cricut Maker Machine only).

Items We Recommend:

FabricGrip™ Machine Mat, 30.5 cm x 61 cm (12" x 24")

Washable Fabric Pen - currently on offer for £4.79 instead of £5.99*

Designer Fabric Sampler, On-Trend - currently on offer for £3.59 instead of £9.99*

Designer Fabric Sampler, Garden Girl - currently on offer for £5.00 instead of £9.99*

Sewing Kit

Rotary Blade (Needed for Cricut Maker 3, but already included in the box with Cricut Maker)

The Business Owner Who Wants To Do It All

If you want to have the ability to make whatever you need for your business, then this is the bundle for you! If you want to personalise both clothing and items like bottles and mugs, cut a range of materials for your packaging and more, the items in this bundle will help you get everything ready for launch.

Items We Recommend:

Cricut Maker™ 3

Smart Iron-On™ (0.9 m) – currently on offer from £7.79 instead of £12.99*

Smart Vinyl™ – Removable (0.9 m) – currently on offer for £4.19 instead of £6.99*

Smart Vinyl™ – Permanent (0.9 m) – currently on offer for £4.19 instead of £6.99*

Smart Paper™ Sticker Cardstock, Pastels – currently on offer for £7.79 instead of £12.99*

Cricut Poster Board, Metallics – currently on offer for £5.59 instead of £7.99 *

Infusible Ink™ Transfer Sheets – various savings depending on size and colour

Infusible Ink Pillow Cover Blank, White – currently on offer for £6.99 instead of £9.99*

Cricut EasyPress™ 2, Raspberry – 22.5 cm x 22.5 cm (9″ x 9″)

Machine Mat Variety Pack, 12″ x 12″ (3 ct.) – currently on offer for £14.69 instead of £20.99*

Ultimate Fine Point Pen Set (30 ct.) – currently on offer for £23.09 instead of £32.99*

Essential Tool Set – currently on offer for £32.19 instead of £45.99*

Need More To Help You Decide?

We have a number of useful blog posts and help pages that can help you decide which machine is perfect for your small business.

Head to Which Cricut Machine Is Right For Me? To learn more about each machine. For more small business advice, visit the Make to Sell section of this blog.

Need to make sure the machine you are choosing cuts the materials you want to use? Check out our material compatibility guide for Explore and Maker models here. And for Cricut Joy here.

Once you have decided which machine you would like to purchase you can shop online on our Cricut Shop or at one of our dedicated retailers.