The Ultimate Cricut Gift Guide
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If you’re a crafter and you’re building your Christmas gift idea list for this year, or if you’re shopping for a crafty person – I’ve created the perfect gift idea list for you! My 2019 Cricut Gift Guide is the ultimate list for anyone that loves to craft!
This ultimate Cricut gift guide is written for all of my craft lovers out there! Even if you have a Cricut machine, you might find some gift ideas you haven’t thought of! I have had a Cricut for a few years now, and I’ve tried nearly all of the Cricut products that are on the market. I definitely have some favorites! This list is great for any crafter on your Christmas list, but is especially good for anyone that likes to throw kids’ parties, a crafty mom, or if you love to make personalized gifts, like shirts, signs, and more!
2019 Holiday Gift Guide for Crafters
Here (in no particular order) are my favorite Cricut products that I think everyone would love to get as a Christmas gift! There are some affordable price points in here, too!
Why a Cricut Machine is the ULTIMATE Christmas Gift
It’s no secret that I love my Cricut machine. For someone that loves to craft but doesn’t have a Cricut machine yet, the Cricut Explore Air 2 is a great machine at a great price. The Explore Air 2 can cut TONS of materials including paper, vinyl, iron on, and felt. You can create scrapbook pages, shirts, signs, and so much more! Of course, if you or the person you’re buying for already owns a Cricut Explore Air 2, the Cricut Maker is a great gift too! It has the capability of cutting several different kinds of materials due to its higher cutting force and available tools, including the expandable Adaptive Tool System. It is perfect for an upgrade to a current machine or for a crafter that is looking to expand the projects they can make! I also have a post that compares the Cricut Explore Air 2 vs the Cricut Maker, and explains the differences between the two machines. Check it out for more information!
Cricut Infusible Ink Gifts
I was able to try out the Infusible Ink products before they launched, and I’ve been in love with them ever since! My favorite project I’ve made are these Watercolor “Painted” Coasters. In fact, the ability to make durable coasters is one of the reasons that I think Infusible Ink products would make a great gift for someone that wants to try a different Cricut medium! Infusible Ink is a game changer in the crafting world. When you use the transfer sheets or pens, you can create permanent, peel proof, and professional quality results. I think the pens and coasters or another Infusible Ink-compatible blank would be a great gift for any crafter, even if they don’t have a Cricut machine!
Should I buy the Cricut EasyPress as a Christmas gift?
This is a question I get a lot – how is the Cricut EasyPress different than an iron or heat press? I’ve made a TON of projects with my Cricut EasyPress machines – I own one in every size! The consistent temperature, portability and large heat plate (of the larger size EasyPress) are the top reasons I love mine. The newest member of the EasyPress family is the Cricut EasyPress Mini. It is a FUN tool, especially for small or oddly shaped projects (I made Star Wars pocket tees recently). And the price point of the EasyPress mini is PERFECT if you’re looking for a gift under $50 – it’s on sale right now! You can’t go wrong!
Cricut Christmas Gift Under $30
If you’re looking for a gift on a budget for someone who is just getting started on Cricut crafts, the Essential Tool Kit is a great idea! I use the components of this tool kit for EVERY PROJECT. The paper trimmer is one of my favorite craft tools and I use it all of the time for cutting iron on before placing on my cutting mat or for cutting printables. Between the trimmer and the weeding tools, this tool kit is a must have! AND, it goes on sale often for less than $30! It’s a great deal.
Give the Holiday Gift of the Newest Cricut Tools
Are you an experienced Cricut crafter (or are you shopping for one)? If you are the proud owner of a Cricut Maker machine, the Cricut Maker Cutting Tools are a great gift idea! The original Maker launched with the Rotary blade (perfect for fabric) and then the Knife Blade and Scoring Wheel. The newest tools include the engraving tool, debossing tool, wavy blade, and perforating blade. I especially love the engraving tool, because it expands the kind of crafts I can make with my Cricut – just like this engraved monogram necklace! Give the gift of the newest tools and pick up a few new supplies to go with it!
Things you Didn’t Know You Can Make with a Cricut Machine
Speaking of the Cricut Maker, why not give the gift of Cricut Maker compatible cutting supplies? The knife blade is one of my favorite tools, and a gift of Cricut basswood or chipboard would be a great way to try a new material. Cricut-made cutting materials are especially designed to be compatible with the Cricut, so the end result of your project will be better! If you or someone you know has struggled with knife blade projects, try buying some Cricut-made materials! Then check out my DIY Cake Stand (yes, a cake stand!) plus other party crafts that you can make with your Cricut Maker for inspiration. If you’re looking for a basswood project, I just made the cutest little Gingerbread ornaments with my Maker!
Cricut Cutting Materials to Give as Christmas Gifts
If you have either a Cricut Explore Air 2 or a Cricut Maker, cutting materials are a great gift, as it allows the recipient to craft projects without having to go to the craft store! The selection of Cricut cutting materials is so vast, there is something for everyone. Here are just a few of my favorite materials:
FAUX LEATHER & LEATHER
Did you know that you can cut Faux Leather with an Explore Air 2 machine? It’s one of my favorite cutting materials because you can make crafts that look like real leather. Cricut has a great “pebbled leather” that I really like and used to make these personalized earrings with my Cricut Explore Air 2.
If you have a Maker, you can cut thicker, genuine leather. Cricut has a nice quality of leather that is designed to use with the Maker – the thickness of the leather is important when cutting with a a Cricut machine. I used my Maker to make DIY Leather coasters for a Thanksgiving table!
CARD STOCK & PAPER
Cricut has an incredible variety of card stock and paper that you can use for a variety of crafts. From the rainbow of colors available in card stock, to licensed deluxe paper from Disney, to kraftboard, Cricut paper can be “cut, folded, pasted, or printed” into dazzling crafts. Here are some of the amazing projects I’ve made with Cricut paper!
- Giant Paper Flowers
- Handmade Christmas Cards
- DIY New Years Party Ideas
- Glitter Poinsettia Modern Christmas Wreath
IRON ON VINYL
How awesome would it be to open a huge box of Iron On vinyl on Christmas morning?! Cricut Iron On is one of my favorite materials – because I use it all of the time! Cricut Iron On is incredibly easy to weed and comes with the StrongBond guarantee – it states if you use it as directed, that you’ll be completely satisfied with the results! I use it on SO many projects, including wood (like on this DIY Farmhouse Inspired Sign), paper (even on paper napkins!), and to make DIY Iron On Shirts, of course. I even have a whole section of my website dedicated to Free SVG cutting files that I design!
Cricut Access is the Holiday Gift that Keeps on Giving
Now that you have all of the machines, accessories, and materials to choose from, make sure you check out Cricut Access! Don’t know what Cricut Access is? Now’s the time to learn all about it! Cricut Access is a membership program that offers unlimited access to 1000s of projects, images, and fonts, which is great if you use your Cricut a lot – the more you craft, the more you save! Cricut Access members also get EXTRA SAVINGS – depending on the membership level you choose, you can get 10% savings on Cricut product purchases, premium-licensed designs and projects, and up to 50% savings on other licensed fonts, images, and projects, as well as free shipping on orders over $50. Throughout the year, there are also Cricut Access exclusive sales! You can even get a yearly membership to give the gift of Cricut Access for the whole year!
There are a ton of great Christmas and Holiday gift options from Cricut! I hope you found some inspiration for your Christmas shopping!
My Favorite Cricut Holiday Gift Ideas
Here’s a list to all of my favorite Cricut items, so you don’t have to search above!
- Cricut Machines
- Cricut Infusible Ink Products
- Cricut EasyPress 2 & EasyPress Mini
- Cricut Essential Tool Kit
- Cricut Maker Tools
- Cricut Maker Cutting Materials
- Cricut Leather & Faux Leather
- Cricut Card Stock & Paper
- Cricut Iron On Vinyl
- Cricut Access
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