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10+ Christmas Crafts To Make With a xTool Laser Machine

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Laser crafts can add a unique and professional touch to your Christmas gifts and decorations! With the help of a laser cutter like the xTool M1 laser and blade machine, you can create intricate and precise designs out of a variety of materials such as wood, acrylic, and leather.

laser cut christmas crafts with xtool laser machine

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Best Laser Crafts for Christmas

If you are a crafter, the holidays are GO TIME. Between gifts, decorations, and products to sell, Christmas is usually the busiest time of year. Are you busy making Cricut crafts? I think you should check out what you can do with a desktop laser machine for crafts!

Laser crafts can be a fun and creative way to add a modern touch to your holiday decorations and gifts. A laser cutter uses a high-powered laser beam to cut and engrave precise designs into various materials such as wood, acrylic, cardboard, paper, leather, and more!

With a laser cutter, the possibilities of the crafts you can make are endless. Plus, you can create intricate and detailed designs that would be difficult or impossible to achieve by hand or even with a Cricut Machine.

The xTool M1 is a desktop hybrid laser and blade crafting machine. It offers laser engraving and cutting (similar to the Glowforge) as well as blade cutting (similar to a Cricut Maker or Explore series machine). It’s a pretty cool machine, and you should read my full review if you’re interested in buying one.

Christmas Crafts You Can Make with a xTool

I am going to share my favorite ideas for laser cut or engraved Christmas crafts that you can make with an xTool.

If you’re looking for Christmas crafts you can make with an xTool M1, keep in mind that the 10W M1 laser can cut (in one pass!) a variety of materials including wood (up to 8mm thick) and acrylic (up to 3mm) but the 5W M1 can only cut up to 4mm thick basswood.

I cut and engraved this personalized gift tag with my 10W xTool M1.

christmas gift tag made from maple plywood on xtool m1 laser cutter
North Pole Christmas Gift Tag SVG
Make adorable Santa Gift Tags with a Laser Cutter
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These 3D Star Ornaments from Heidi at Happiness is Homemade are perfect for any tree – cut them out with your xTool and paint them in colors to match your style!

3D Stars + Christmas Ornament SVG Files – Happiness is Homemade
Free Christmas Ornament SVG

This Christmas Countdown Calendar by my friend Cheryl at That’s What Che Said is ADORABLE. It’s one of the best laser cut calendars I have seen!

Candy Cane Christmas Countdown – That’s What Che Said
Create a fun and festive candy cane Christmas countdown using some basswood and an xTool M1 Laser. You can personalize these tasty advent calendars for a specific person or enjoy the countdown as a family

If you’re looking for a unique gift for a newly married couple or family with a new home, this floral heart personalized Christmas ornament will make the perfect laser cut gift!

Floral Heart Ornament SVG – Etsy
by ThePaperHatchet
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I love Santa boards and trays, and Karley Hall made this cute design with a modern flair! Grab her file over on Etsy:

Santa Board SVG Download – Etsy
by Karley Hall
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These adorable ornaments from Hey Let’s Make Stuff are perfect for kids and can be personalized for gifts or Christmas tree decor!

Laser Cut Wood Ornaments for Coloring or Painting
Break out your laser cutter and make these cute wood ornaments that are designed to be colored or painted! These make a great Christmas craft for kids, or sell them as kits with paint and brushes!

3D Christmas Trees are a popular decor item to make with laser cutter. This bundle set from Etsy is perfect and would be nearly impossible to replicate with a standard cutting machine.

3D Christmas Tree Bundle – Etsy
by ForgetMeKnotWD
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For a simple gift, you could cut and engrave bookmarks with your xTool. Pair the bookmark with a book and you’re set!

Christmas Bookmark Laser Cut Bundle – Etsy
xTool Bookmarks by IamFairytaleDreams
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There are a million Laser Cut Christmas ornaments to be made. My favorite style are these flat cut out ornaments, because they cut quickly and you can fit a ton on one sheet of wood!

Laser Cut Files Christmas Ornament SVG Bundle
Christmas Ornament SVG Bundle – Design Bundles
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These Magic Santa keys are adorable and would be perfect for little kids!

rudolph christmas key from creative fabrica
Rudolph Magic Christmas Key Laser File
from Creative Fabrica
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In addition to these ideas, you can use a laser cutter to create other Christmas decorations such as wreaths, garlands, and holiday-themed home decor items. Here are my favorite places to find laser ready files:

I’ll update this post as I find more great xTool Christmas crafts and make my own files! Make sure you bookmark this post as well as pin it to your favorite laser board on Pinterest!

laser cut christmas crafts with xtool laser machine

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