Cheers y'all wedding favors

Create These Cheers Y’all Wedding Favors for Your Special Day

February 20th, 2018 • Contributor: Jessica Roe from Everyday Party Magazine

Wedding season is quickly approaching, and if you are anything like I was, you want to DIY all.the.things for your wedding. Maybe you want to save money, maybe you can’t find anything that fits your wedding vision…either way, you need to get DIY’ing right away!

Cheers y'all wedding favors

I like to give meaningful and useful party favors…but they also need to fit the theme.

Hand-lettered script is super popular right now, so I asked my friend Pineapple Paper Co to write Cheers Y’all, and I uploaded it to Cricut Design Space. Just right-click on the words below and save so you can upload too.

Cheers y'all text image

1: Edit the Image

Edit the Cheers Y'all Image

Once the script has been uploaded to Design Space or you have created your own cut file, size it to fit your object, and send it to the machine to be cut.

Since one of the favors is a bottle opener, I needed the text to be longer than wide. In order to make the text longer, I sliced the text image and moved the Y’all next to the Cheers instead of under it.

2: Mirror, Cut and Weed Design

Cut out your design

I used Cricut Iron-on Lite for both favors, so I had to mirror the cut.

After the text was cut, I weeded it and placed one onto the can koozie and the other on the bottle opener.

3: Press the Iron-on

Adhere your iron-on

Now I was ready to use my EasyPress to apply the iron-on. I went with Iron-on Lite for the bottle opener because I bought an inexpensive stainless steel one, and outdoor and traditional sticky vinyl tends to fall off of stainless steel. This was the first time I tried using iron-on on metal and I am hooked!

I used a Cricut Protective Sheet when I pressed the can koozie. They can melt fairly easily, so I wanted to make sure there was an extra layer between the koozie and the EasyPress. I pressed it for 30 seconds at 330*.

Adhere your iron-on

Next, I used the EasyPress to apply the Iron-on to the bottle opener. I didn’t use the protective sheet for this because I wanted to be able to see what and where I was pressing. But be very careful, because the metal will get extremely hot. I set the EasyPress to 350* and pressed it for about 30 seconds. {One area needed a few more seconds}

These are such fun favors for any party and only take a few minutes to make!

If you wanted a different saying, what would you put? Comment below.

DIY Pizza Valentines

Use Your Cricut to Write Out These Adorable Pizza Valentines

February 6th, 2018 • Contributor: Jenny Alger from Everyday Jenny

Hi! It’s Jenny from Everyday Jenny. Have you tried writing with your Cricut? Today I’m showing you how to use Cricut fonts and pens to write.

Cricut has a great variety of pens that come in fine-point, medium-point, calligraphy and even glitter. They also come in all the colors of the rainbow. I have the Ultimate Fine Point set and love all the colors, but this Seaside Pen Set is calling my name too!

I created this cute pizza Valentine using my Cricut pens and Cricut fonts in Design Space.

Supplies

Supplies for pizza Valentines

1: Create Your Design and Choose a Font

Create the design for your pizza Valentine

To create this design, I inserted a rectangle and then inserted my text. (You can open my design here.) To change your font, click on the text box, and the font selections will appear.

There are two styles of fonts you can use. Fonts that do not have a writing style will only be the outline of the text. Fonts with a writing style will draw a single stroke design.

You can easily filter your fonts to find ones with a writing style.  First, select Cricut fonts in the bar along the top. Then click on Filter on the right-hand side and select Writing Style. Now you can choose your font. The one I used is DonJuan.

2: Change Alignment and Spacing

Change the spacing and alignment for the pizza Valentines

Once you have selected your text, you can adjust the alignment and letter spacing. Decreasing the letter spacing is especially important if you choose a cursive style font and want the letters to connect.

I used the center alignment for my text and kept the letter spacing the same. Then I selected everything and duplicated it to make multiple copies.

What’s your favorite Cricut font to use? Let me know in the comments below.

3: Change Your Font Color

Change the color of your font

To use multiple pen colors, you will need to change your pen color on your design. This tells the machine to pause and allows you to switch out pens.

Click on your text layer and click on the colored circle. A panel will appear with all the color options and you can choose your color.

4: Attach Your Font

Attach the font for your pizza Valentines

This is a very important step! You need to make sure to attach your font to your layer so that it will write exactly as you have it on your design screen.

Select your text layer and the rectangle and select the Attach tool. Repeat with each Valentine.

5: Cut Out and Write Your Design

Make your pizza Valentines

Now you are ready to make your design. Click on “Make It” and select your material. Follow the onscreen prompts to insert the correct color pen into Clamp A on your machine.

Draw your pizza Valentines

Press the Go button on your machine and watch it work its magic! The machine will pause between pen colors to allow you to insert the next color. Once it has written all the text, it will cut out your design.

Carefully remove your paper from the mat. Attach your erasers using some glue dots and you are all done! You now have some colorful and fun Valentines to enjoy and share. Just make sure you don’t leave them in a place where your dog can get to them or a few might end up getting eaten. I’m not speaking from experience or anything...

Happy crafting!

Finished pizza Valentines

What project are you going to use your Cricut pens with? Be sure to pin this project to try!

How to Write with your Cricut
Galentine's Day invites

Galentine’s Day Invites That Leslie Knope Would Love

February 5th, 2018 • Contributor: Cricut Project Designer Karley Hall

Happy almost Valentine’s Day! Do you all have some fun plans?

If you are anything like me and my husband, we kind of gloss over Valentine’s like it is just any other day. Our anniversary is next month and as much as I love being spoiled, celebrating both is a little much for me. Well, that is what I tell him… I think my real reason is that I love using Valentine’s to celebrate my friends!

Galentine’s Day is a super popular alternative to celebrating with your significant other. Back in my single days, I’m pretty sure this euphemism hadn’t been coined yet. I certainly like it much better than single awareness day because even us married girls can celebrate Galentine’s!

I created this super easy Galentine’s party invite by using my Cricut® Maker. Let’s get started!

Supplies:

For the shirt below:

I designed this project for Cricut® Design Space. If you click here, you will be taken to the project. Click the Customize button to make it you own! Bonus- if you have an Access subscription, this project is free for you!

2: Edit Your Text

Edit your text

Double click on the text at the bottom of the invite and edit it as necessary. If you need to edit the main text on the invitation, you can delete my text and use the font “Chloe” to type your own sentiment.

3: Flatten Your Image

Flatten the image in Design Space
  • If you want to convert multiple layers to print together, you can use the Flatten tool from the Layers panel.
  • Highlight the white background of your invitation and all the text on top of it. You can do this by holding down the shift key and selecting each layer. Or you can hold down the shift key and drag your cursor over all the layers you wish to flatten.
  • Once they are all highlighted, select the Flatten tool located at the bottom of the Layers panel.

Note- When your layers are properly selected, they will be highlighted in a darker gray.

4: Prepare to Print

Get ready to print your invitation

Once you are satisfied with your invitation, click Make It. This will take you to a preview of your Print then Cut as well as all your other cut previews.

If your image was properly flattened, your invitation will appear with an added cut sensor marking (rectangle outline).

5: Print

Print our your Galentine's Day invite

On the next screen click, select your machine from the drop-down menu. Then click "Send to Printer" to open the Print Then Cut dialog. An image bleed will automatically be applied to the image(s) so that there is no white border left once the cut is complete.

Print the page using your home printer, then place the paper on the Cricut cutting mat and feed it to the Cricut machine. The machine will scan for the sensor marking then cut around the image with precision.

Note: At this time, the default material size for Print Then Cut is 8 ½ x 11", and cannot be changed. Colored materials or materials containing any kind of pattern may interfere with the cut sensor marks being read by the Cricut Explore machine. We recommend using an Inkjet Printer and 8 ½ x 11" white materials for all your Print Then Cut projects with Cricut Explore. The Cricut Maker, though, can Print Then Cut on light to medium colored papers.

6: Assemble

Put your Galentine's Day invites together

After you finish cutting the rest of your layers, assemble using the Ready-to-Make directions. Admire your cute and sassy invitation!

If you need something to wear to your event, head over to this project and whip up this snarky top.

Fall in Love - Fall Asleep shirt project

I can’t wait to see what you make to celebrate with your girls!

Make sure to tag @officialcricut and use #CricutMade in all your Galentine’s project creations!

Tune into our Facebook Lives and YouTube Lives to see me and other Cricut employees share all of our Cricut tip and tricks. Can’t wait to see you there!

Karley Hall
Senior Project Designer at Cricut

Make your own fabric banner

Easy DIY Fabric Banner using the Cricut Maker

January 23rd, 2018 • Contributor: Tiffany Hayter from OC Vintage Charm

Fabric banners are so popular for just about any event. Birthday parties, photography props, weddings, home décor, you name it! They are easy to make but cutting fabric can be so tedious and make your hands ache.

The Cricut Maker has just made your life so much easier with the rotary blade. It will cut perfect each time and now you can add movement to your banners with different shaped fabric strips. See how I put the Cricut Maker to the test and made this stunning high chair banner for a first birthday party.

Tools + Materials Needed For This Project:

Materials and tools needed for easy Fabric banner

1: Find Images in Design Space

Find your images

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Find images for fabric strips

Turn on your Cricut Maker, then search for "border" in Design Space Images. Select M3A0A4 & M3A0CF.

Find your images
Find images for fabric strips

Unlock image and adjust to the desired size.

2: Add a Shape

Add a Shape

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Add a shape

From Shapes, add a square, unlock the image and adjust to the desired size.

3: Change Color & Duplicate

Change the color

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Change the color
Duplicate the images

Change images to the same color and duplicate to utilize 12x24 mat.

4: Cut Fabric

Cut out your fabric strips

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Cut out your fabric strips

Cut 12x24” fabric piece and place on the mat. You may want to use a brayer to make sure fabric is smooth on the mat. Insert Rotary blade, set Cricut Maker to fabric type and cut.

Remove fabric pieces from the mat. (Don’t throw away the scrap fabric! You can use this to add depth and variation to your banner).

 

5: Repeat Step 4 With Additional Fabric Types

Cut out more fabric strips

Continue until the desired amount of fabric is cut.

Tips:

1. Gently peel up delicate fabric by pulling up a tiny piece of the corner with your spatula or tweezers.

2. Use a lint roller on fabric mat to remove strings or debris.

6: Start Creating

Put your fabric banner together

Cut ribbon to the desired length. Layout your fabrics in the order you would like them on your banner and start tying them to the ribbon.

7: Complete the Project

Finish up your fabric banner

Complete the banner by cutting off the excess tied fabric and create dimension by adding layers in your banner. You can also angle the tips of the fabric ends.

Finish up your fabric banner
Finish up your fabric banner
Finish up your fabric banner

Following these easy steps will help you create an amazing fabric banner for any theme and occasion. Since I can use my Cricut Maker to cut fabric and cardstock, I was able to make the cursive ONE to add the finishing touch. This adorable high chair setup is now ready to be covered in cake!

When would you use a fabric banner like this? Let us know below!

DIY Candy Pouches

DIY Candy Pouch Favors Using Cricut Deluxe Paper

January 18th, 2018 • Contributor: Jen Causey from Something Turquoise

Happy almost Valentine’s Day! My name is Jen Causey and I’m the resident wedding expert for Cricut. I’m the creative gal behind the wedding blog called Something Turquoise and one of our most popular projects for favors or small gifts are these candy treat pouches. So, I decided to use Cricut’s amazing, Deluxe Paper to create 4 brand new designs that you can use for bridal shower or wedding favors, for Valentine’s, for kids treats or any occasion requiring a treat.

Since Cricut makes SO many different styles of deluxe paper, the theme can come straight from their papers. From superhero to modern graphics and from foil embossed to pearl - the sky is the limit!

Supplies

Supplies needed for candy pouches

1: Choose Your Paper

Pick out the Deluxe paper for your candy pouches

Here I’m using the new Foil Embossed Pink/White because I thought it would be perfect for weddings or Valentine’s Day. When making these treat pouches, you really want to use a sturdy cardstock like this or else they won’t hold their shape.

2: Cut Out Your Project

Cut out your pouches

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Cut out your pouches
Cut out your pouches

Let your Cricut work its magic! Visit this link to choose between my four treat pouch designs, choose your favorite or make all four. Set your material to Deluxe Paper and you’re good to go. There is a circle, heart, star, and hexagon. The scoring blade is essential for this project as it makes the folding step SO easy.

3: Remove Cuts

Remove pouches from mat

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Remove pouches from mat

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Remove pouches from mat

Carefully remove the cut pouches from the cutting mat and keep on cutting!

4: Fill Bags

Put the candy in the treat bags

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Put the candy in the treat bags

Fill your 3” x 4” treat bags about 3/4 full and staple to seal.

5: Assemble Candy Pouches

Put the candy pouches together

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Put the candy pouches together

Fold your treat pouches on the score lines. Then with the bottom of the treat pouch on the table, prop the candy bag inside, then staple to the front of the treat pouch.

Add your favorite scrapbooking adhesive to the underside of the top flap and fold over to finish the pouch. Adorable and so easy!

Put the candy pouches together
Put the candy pouches together

DIY Candy Pouch Favors Using Cricut Deluxe Paper

Finished candy pouches

I’m excited to see you creative Cricut users create these treat pouches so make sure to share them on social and tag @something_turquoise and @officialcricut!

Finished candy pouch favors
Finished candy pouch favor
Last Minute Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

Last Minute Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

November 17th, 2017 • Contributor: Kayla Brasher from Kayla Makes

Hey party people! Kayla here, and today we're talking turkey. I love Thanksgiving. I love the preparation, the gathering of loved ones and the amazing food. It also officially marks the start of the holiday season!

Today, I'm showing you some last minute Thanksgiving ideas that you can whip up in no time with the help of Cricut.

Festive Home Decor:

Printable Art

I super duper love using printable art as home decor. You can change the look of a room instantly just by updating the artwork. This punny print is available right in Design Space. All you have to do is print and pop it in a frame. Instant gratification at its finest!

DIY Thanksgiving Pillow

Throw pillows are a girl's best friend. They become even better when you can completely customize them. How awesome is this pillow by The Happy Scraps? She used glitter iron-on to make it extra sparkly and I'm digging how it turned out.

For The Dinner Table:

Name Card Napkin Rings

These name cards/napkin rings are so classy. I love the look of the black ink on the natural kraft board plus the contrast against the white napkin. Perfection. Your guests will think you had them custom made!

Thanksgiving Place Mat

Customized placemats are a great way to dress up the Thanksgiving table. All you need is a little iron-on and this cute "give thanks" cut file from Design Space. Also, I recently got the new EasyPress and it has made my iron-on projects an absolute cinch! If you're in the market for a heat press, I highly recommend it.

Thanksgiving Table Runner

Once again, you can quickly transform a boring table runner into a customized centerpiece for the dinner table. Those gorgeous little leaves are done with Cricut's foil iron-on. It adds just the right amount of holiday sparkle.

For The Kids Table:

 

Crayon Holder by Cricut

How cute is this crayon holder from Design Space? What an easy way to keep the kids busy while you enjoy the Thanksgiving feast. It also makes a great keepsake since you can look back over the years and see what all they were thankful for in the past.

Pinecone Turkey Craft

Oh my cuteness! How awesomely creative is this little guy? Jen over at 100 directions makes it super easy by providing the print then cut file for you. I can't wait to make these with my 4-year-old.

Post Dinner:

Punny Pie Stencils

I love using my Cricut for unexpected things. These pie stencils are totally unexpected and totally cute. Cardstock and a little powdered sugar are all you need.

DIY Leftover Boxes

Of course, we all need a way to take home an extra slice of pie for later. Tasha over at Designer Trapped has it covered with these leftover boxes. I may need to make quite a few so I can take home a smidgen of everything!

Don't forget, if you want to have easy access to these type of projects join Cricut Access. For as low as $7.99/month you will have access to over 30,000 designs + you'll receive 10% off all purchases made on Cricut.com and Design Space.

How have you incorporated Cricut into your Thanksgiving planning? Leave a comment below!

Let's stay connected!

Thanksgiving Meal Accessories tutorials

Thanksgiving Dinner Accessories to Make This Year

October 3rd, 2017 • Contributor: Cricut Blog Team

If you are looking for some easy ways to dress up your Thanksgiving dinner, try making one of these fun accessories. I am especially in love with the Thankful Crayon Holders. What a cute way to teach children about being thankful! It's also fun for guests of all ages to get the opportunity to be a bit creative.

Thankful Crayon Holders

Step 1: Cutting Out Your Pieces and Writing/Scoring

Open up the project and follow the instructions to cut out the different parts. Insert the pen and stylus when directed.

Step 2: Prepare the Holder

Create the envelope by folding where the scoring lines were made and glue the flaps. Place the orange piece and crayons inside the white envelope.

Hanging Leaf Branch

Created by Michelle Edgemont

Step 1: Print Then Cut the Leaves

Load up the watercolor leaves and follow the instructions to print them out on the cardstock, then cut them out with your Cricut.

Step 2: Attach the Leaves

Use the clear tape to adhere a leaf to each strand of baker's twine. Place the twine evenly across a straight twig and tie them on.

Step 3: Add the Natural Twine

Tie the other twine to each side of your twig so that you can hang it on the wall or above your table.

Felt Bow Napkin Rings

Step 1: Cutting the Materials

Go to the project in Design Space and follow the instructions to first cut the leaves out of cardstock (StandardGrip), then the felt on the StrongGrip. If you use the Cricut® Maker, you will not need to add a stabilizer to the back.

Step 2: Assemble the Leaves

Use the hot glue gun to make the leaves thicker by attaching three of them together.

Step 3: Make Your Bows

Fold the felt to make the bow shape. Glue so it will hold together.

Step 4: Insert Leaves and Napkin

Take two of your leaves and glue them to the bow on the inside. Once that has dried, add your napkin and voilà!

Which project will you make this Thanksgiving? Let us know below!

Cricut Maker Holiday Crafts

Get Ready for Thanksgiving and Christmas With These Cricut Maker Projects!

November 10th, 2017 • Contributor: Nessa Myers, Cricut Blog Support

I'm a stickler for giving certain holidays their due; I don't like to really start celebrating Christmas until Thanksgiving has passed. The one exception I make is for crafting since some can take a while and it's just a fun excuse to create something new! If you haven't started working on your crafts for these two holidays yet, here are some ideas to get you creating with our Cricut Maker.

Wood Slice Place Cards

These wood slice place cards by Pam from Over the Big Moon are a simple, yet elegant way to let your guests know where they will be sitting. It can be especially meaningful if you take a walk with your kids to find the wood and have them help you make these.

Partridge & Pears Garland

Are you a fan of the "12 Days of Christmas" song? Decorate your house with representations of the different things mentioned in the song, starting with this Partridges and Pears garland that Cris created over at Kiss My Tulle.

Wood Photo Ornaments

Start a tradition by making these wood photo ornaments by Sarah from Becoming Martha. Use a picture of a favorite memory from the current year.

Winter Felt Ornaments

It's taken me many years to appreciate anything about the snowy cold of winter since I didn't grow up around it. These winter felt ornaments by Albion of Albion Gould do represent some of my favorite parts of this chilly season, so it would be fun to make these as a reminder.

Christmas Canvas Unwreath Door Decor

If you're looking to decorate your front door but don't want to use a wreath, try this lovely Christmas Canvas Unwreath door decor by Liz from Liz on Call. I love how it uses battery operated lights so you don't have to worry about hiding a cord on the outside.

 

Painted Feather Thanksgiving Place Cards

Want something a bit more cheery than the traditional Thanksgiving colors like orange, brown and yellow? Try these colorful painted feather Thanksgiving place cards by Mariah from Giggles Galore.

Grateful Thankful Blessed Pillow

In the hustle and bustle of our lives, it's good to stop and think of all the things in our life that are good. This Grateful Thankful Blessed pillow by Amy from The Happy Scraps can serve as a physical reminder.

Paint Sprayed Gift Tags

Part of the beauty of these paint sprayed gift tags by Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts is that it would be very easy to coordinate the colors to match the occasion or the receiver's favorite colors.

Which one of these projects intrigues you the most? 

Show us your holiday projects made with a Cricut Maker by using the hashtags #CricutMade and #CricutMaker!

Party Favors made using a Cricut Cuttlebug

Take Party Favors to the Next Level With a Cricut Cuttlebug

October 30th, 2017 • Contributor: Jenny Alger from Everyday Jenny

Hi crafty friends! Jenny from Everyday Jenny here, and today I’m sharing a tutorial using the Cricut Cuttlebug.

Party favors with a Cricut Cuttlebug

Party favors are an important part of any party. If you are like me, then you want them to look perfect and by using your Cuttlebug you can add that special extra touch.

1: Cut Materials

Cut out your materials

First, you will cut out your party favors using your Cricut Explore or Cricut Maker machine. Here is a link to the Design Space file. Each favor has four parts.

  • Neutral party bag
  • Gold flower made with honeycomb paper
  • Gold glitter center
  • Gold glitter piece for the leaves 3”X4” (not pictured)

2: Emboss Your Party Favor Bag

Use the Cuttlebug on your bags

To emboss your bag, place the folded bag inside your honeycomb embossing folder.

Emboss the bags

You will stack your plates and bag in this order from bottom to top:

  • Spacer Plate A
  • Spacer Plate B
  • Party bag inside embossing folder
  • Spacer Plate B

3: Die Cut Your Leaves

Cut out your leaves

To die cut the leaves, place the glitter paper and the plates stacked in this order from bottom to top:

  • Spacer Plate A
  • Embossing Mat
  • Spacer Plate B
  • Foliage die cut side up
  • Glitter paper, face down
  • Spacer Plate B

Then carefully run your whole stack of plates through the Cuttlebug machine. Carefully remove the excess paper but do not remove the material from the die.

4: Emboss Your Leaves

Emboss on your leaves

Restack your plates in this order from bottom to top:

  • Spacer Plate A
  • Spacer Plate B
  • Leaves die cut side up
  • Glitter paper, face down
  • Embossing Mat
  • Spacer Plate B
Emboss on your leaves

Make sure to pin this tutorial so you can reference how to stack your Cuttlebug plates!

5: Assemble the Flower

Put the flower together

Using your hot glue gun glue the petal tab to the petal next to it and secure the gold glitter circle inside the flower.

6: Assemble the Party Favor

Put your party favor together

Now that everything is embossed and cut out, you are ready to assemble your party favors.

Put your party favor together

Place your bag of treats in the center of the bag and pull through the back. Place a dot of hot glue on the top and press the front and back of the bag together.

Put your party favor together

Glue the flower and the leaves to the top of the bag. Repeat with the remaining party favors. Now you are done! These party favors look so cute embossed and with the added die cut foliage. I think these Make It Now party favors  would also be fun to emboss with the Cuttlebug.

Which embossing folders do you love to use with your Cuttlebug?

DIY Trick or Treat Party Decor

DIY Trick or Treat Party Decor to Wow Your Halloween Visitors

October 20th, 2017 • Contributor: Kristen Johnson from A Girl and Her Glitter

When trick or treating, everyone loves that one house that hands out the full sized candy bars… look no further because we have an entire party just for those anti- fun-sized candy bar kids inside us all!

A Bright Side to Spooky

This time of year can often get a little too eerie so we went from the dark side and turned toward the light. At the end of the tunnel were brightly colored foams, holographic vinyl and shimmer cardstock that still gave us a fright… and our Cricut Maker was leading the way. Every kid, young and young at heart, would be able to attend this fun-filled Trick or Treat party and leave with a side smirk and a mouth full of multicolored sugary goodness.

The Good Stuff

Bats with more bats and holographic vinyl were a must! The different textures and vibrancy of the bats play really well off of any wall you choose. Pair these vibrant bats with the “Treat Yo Self” welcome (don’t mind if we do!) and your party is going to light up more than just their eyes. Time to grab your Trick or Treat pumpkin and grab your candy!

Tools + Materials You Will Need:

Supplies for your Trick or Treat party decor
  • Cricut Maker
  • Cricut Shimmer Paper
  • Cricut Holographic Vinyl
  • Craft Foam
  • Hot Glue/Gun

1: Cut Cardstock Bats

Cut the bats out of cardstock

Cut your Cricut shimmer cardstock using your Cricut Maker with Design Space, search image and select your bat. Use your contour button to remove anything you do not want to be cut. Once all set, proceed to cut your shimmer cardstock.

2: Cut Foam Bats

Cut the bats out of foam

Follow the instructions from step number 2 for your craft foam. Be sure to switch your blade and your material, but no need for a full redesign.

3: Fold Wings

Fold up the wings of the bats

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Fold up the wings of the bats

One by one, take your shimmer cardstock and fold each wing where it attaches to the body and fold toward the body. With your foam, use your fingers to massage the wings toward the body in a rolling motion.

4: Attach to Wall

Attach the bats to the wall

Take an adhesive, like hot glue, and add a dot of glue to the head and attached to your backdrop. Use a removable adhesive for walls. Continue in a cascading form mixing the colors into each other in an ombre type feel. All done with this batty project - on to the next simple party element that will tantalize the senses!

5: Create and Cut Your Sign

Make your wall sign

Time for the sign. Use your Cricut maker to cut your holographic vinyl. Choose a font that works for your party feel. To make your sign bigger, you may need multiple pieces of your material. When you set your font and size desired, select the vinyl setting, ensure you are using the correct blade, and begin your cut. Weed out your excess vinyl to reveal your spooktacular letters.

6: Weed and Transfer Sign

Put your sign on the wall

After your cuts are complete, weed out and remove the excess vinyl. Apply your transfer and apply to your backdrop/wall. *Using a level will help* Remove your transfer and your party is ready to go!

The finished Trick or Treat party scene

Following these quick and easy steps will make a big impact on your candy craving ghouls and goblins. Add in your sweets and treats, more personal touches, with your Cricut and get ready for the most cheerful Trick or Treat party around.

The magical unicorn pumpkin was also made with the Cricut Maker and can be found here.

How do you decorate for your Trick or Treaters?