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34 Cricut Vinyl Project Ideas for Your Next Project – Get Inspired Now!

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Posted on September 15, 2021 by Laura-Jade Bennie

If you’re Looking for vinyl crafting inspiration, you’ve come to the right place! Listed below are 34 projects ideas that are guaranteed to get your creative juices flowing. Whether you are looking for home décor inspiration or gift ideas this list has something for you!

Cricut Vinyl Project Ideas

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Cricut Vinyl Project Ideas

DIY Glitter Tumbler

Express your unique style and sense of humour by creating your own sparkling glitter tumbler. This step-by-step tutorial written by Linnea Holgersson on The Artistry walks you through creating your own epoxy glitter tumbler. Add vinyl decals for even more fun! Get a variety of ready-to-use designs here.

Glitter TumblerPersonalized Glitter Tumbler

Update your staircase with this Cricut stencil project

If you love a bit of home DIY or enjoy updating your space on a budget, this tutorial by Nancy Laws available here is perfect for you! Updating your staircase has never been so easy, with an assortment of amazing designs available on Creative Fabrica it’s time to get started!

Staircase UpdateDIY Staircase Update

DIY Home Décor Vinyl projects

If you’ve been looking for inspiration for Home Décor projects Francesca E. has you covered! Her article includes 12 craft projects using the Cricut or an alternative cutting machine. To get started browse through free quotes and other designs available here.

Home Decor IdeasHome Décor Inspiration

Vinyl Car Window Decal

Your wheels shouldn’t be limited to getting you from point A to B, they can also serve as a canvas for you to display your crafting prowess! This tutorial by The Crafty Blog Stalker has the How To. Browse ready-to-go designs here.

Car Window DecalVinyl Car Window Decal

Create a Wall Art Sign Using Vinyl

The secret’s out! You don’t need to be a hand lettering artist to create awesome wall art! Just a Girl and Her Blog spill the tea here.

Wall Art SignWall Art Sign Using Vinyl

Vinyl Quote Clipboards

This vinyl craft idea is the perfect gift to show our wonderful teachers some love! Heidi at Happiness is Homemade shares this permanent adhesive vinyl project with us here.

ClipboardPersonalised Vinyl Clipboard

DIY Heat Transfer Vinyl Pencil Case

Looking for some Cricut back-to-School vinyl project ideas? Try this one out! Amy from Leap of Faith Crafting explains everything here.

Pencil CaseDIY Heat Transfer Vinyl Pencil Case

Vinyl Growth Ruler Chart

Children grow so quickly, but just how much exactly? This fun craft idea will help the whole family keep track! Find out more here.

Growth ChartVinyl Growth Ruler Chart

Spring Inspired Vinyl Wall Art

They say “Spring is the time for plans and projects” … get inspired with this adhesive vinyl wall art tutorial.

Spring Wall ArtSpring Inspired Vinyl Wall Art

DIY Hand Lettered Rudolph Sign

Get ready for Christmas with this Rudolph Sign. All you need is stencil vinyl, transfer tape, and your Cricut (Okay and a few more things…) Teresa at Simply Made Fun has the details.

Rudolph SignDIY Hand Lettered Rudolph Sign

Photo Frame Menu Board

Getting organised and setting up a routine can feel like a slog… but it doesn’t have to! This vinyl project idea will help and inspire you to plan ahead. It’s not only cute but it’s practical too. Peruse an endless supply of fonts here!

Frame MenuPhoto Frame Menu Board

DIY Confetti Chair Project

“Add a Little Confetti to Every Day” … and now you can add it to your furniture too!

Kara from A Kailo Chic Life shows us how.

Confetti ChairDIY Confetti Chair Project

Fun Money Tree Gift Idea

“Money doesn’t grow on trees” … well with some crafting magic it can! Ali gives us all the details here.

Money TreeFun Money Tree Gift Idea

Kiss Cut Sticker Sheets with Cricut

From planner stickers to gift stickers this useful article by Tara explains everything you need to know about Kiss Cut Stickers and how to create them. Up your sticker game with cute designs, illustrations, and fonts available here.

Kiss Cut StickersKiss Cut Sticker Sheets with Cricut

Mother’s Day Card with Cricut Foil Transfer

Your cardmaking possibilities have always been endless with the Cricut machine, and now you can add another level of creativity using the Cricut foil transfer system! Kate reveals all here.

Mother's Day CardMother’s Day Card with Cricut Foil Transfer

DIY Personalised Wedding Hangers

Not only are they key to keeping dresses organised and wrinkle-free but they will also serve as memorable keepsakes for your bridal party’s contribution to your special day. Valentina shows us how here. Find your perfect font style here.

Wedding HangersDIY Personalised Wedding Hangers

Vinyl Mug Project

Enjoy the perfect brew in your own personalised mug! These also make great seasonal gift ideas. Cori from Hey Let’s Make Stuff shows us how. For ready-to-use quotes and designs visit here.

Vinyl MugVinyl Mug Project

Creative Birth Stats Board Project

Welcome a little one into the world with this DIY birth Stats Board by Crafting in the Rain.

Birth Stats BoardCreative Birth Stats Board Project

Projects Using Oracal 651 Vinyl

This article by How To Heat Press uncovers the details of Oracle 651 adhesive vinyl and offers up some great vinyl crafting projects.

Oracle 651Projects Using Oracal 651 Vinyl

Sherlock Holmes inspired Word Art

Are you an armchair detective? Do you know a Sherlock Holmes fan? This vinyl word art project by Simply Made Fun will make an awesome gift or simply a way to show appreciation for everyone’s favourite detective!

Sherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes inspired Word Art

Holographic Vinyl Photo Frames

Holly from Club Crafted shows us how to add some holographic fun to simple store-bought frames. Creating your own home décor has never been easier. They also make great gift ideas!

Holographic VinylHolographic Vinyl Photo Frames

Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl Onesie

This tutorial by How to Heat Press walks you through creating the Mary Poppins-inspired design in Cricut Design Space and then using HTV to apply it to a baby onesie.

Glitter OnesieGlitter Heat Transfer Vinyl Onesie

Custom Vinyl Phone Case

Your mobile phone is part of your every day and chances are you have it on you all the time. So why not make it an extension of your personality? Laura Show’s us how to create a custom holographic phone case with Cricut and holographic vinyl.

Phone CaseCustom Vinyl Phone Case

Personalised Tray

This personalised tray by Rachel Teodoro, is the perfect craft project when looking to create a wedding gift for a special bride and groom. They’re so cute, why not make one for yourself while you’re at it!

Personalised TrayPersonalised Tray

Custom Heat Transfer Vinyl Sun Hat

This creative HTV project is the perfect accessory to help keep your Bride-to-Be out of the sun and looking fab! Valentina Fabris walks us through this cute Customised Sun Hat project. Find the perfect script or handwritten front available here.

Sun HatCustom Heat Transfer Vinyl Sun Hat

Poured Paint Canvas with Heat Transfer Vinyl

Simply Made Fun walks us through creating this mixed media Harry Potter inspired wall art. You can find more designs available here for download.

Harry Potter Wall ArtPoured Paint Canvas with Heat Transfer Vinyl

Custom Dry Erase Calendar

Stay organised through the month with this DIY Dry Erase Calendar by Practically Functional. All the details are provided for completing this cute adhesive vinyl project.

Dry Erase Calendar Custom Dry Erase Calendar

10 Gift ideas with Cricut Joy

You won’t be short of gift ideas with this useful article by The Crafted Sparrow. With 10 Cricut Joy projects to choose from you are sure to find inspiration here

Gift Ideas with Cricut Joy10 Gift ideas with Cricut Joy

Snowflake Gift Jar

Another great gift idea comes from Laura at Laura’s Crafty Life, these Snowflake Gift Jars make perfect season gifts. However, the project can be adapted to suit many other occasions. More designs and decals are available for purchase and download here.

Snowflake JarSnowflake Gift Jar

Cute Vinyl Eye Decals

This tutorial by Lovely Planner shows you how to create cute vinyl eye decals to transform any object into an adorable character. These make great gift ideas!

Vinyl Eye DecalsCute Vinyl Eye Decals

How To Make a Vinyl Wall Decal

Brighten up your space by adding an inspirational quote to your walls with a personalised vinyl wall decal. This tutorial, available on Extraordinary Chaos, explains everything you need to know. Made using removable vinyl, this decal project allows you the freedom to update your design whenever you want! For beautiful quotes and designs browse the collections available here

Vinyl Wall DecalHow To Make a Vinyl Wall Decal

Personalised Water Bottle

Whether you are looking for a simple craft gift idea or want to create an easily recognisable water bottle this blog article from How to Heat Press breaks down the process.

Water BottlePersonalised Water Bottle

Personalised Notebook

Turn a simple notebook into a unique gift for someone special with this easy-to-follow tutorial by Michelle from Weekend Craft.

Personalised NotebookPersonalised Notebook

Cute Bee Wall Art Vinyl Project

This unintimidating canvas project is the perfect craft idea to help you get acquainted with your Cricut Joy or similar cutting machine. This vinyl wall art project from Better Life Blog is not only easy but delivers a cute end result.

Canvas Wall ArtCute Bee Wall Art Vinyl Project

Wait… Here’s More Craft Fun!

If those 34 vinyl projects were not enough to curb your insatiable crafting appetite, you’ll be happy to visit these bonus project ideas…

Fun 3D project ideas

This article by Aida on the Artistry blog offers up 10 3D project ideas for Cricut or Silhouette. The article includes useful links and downloads but if you’re looking to adapt your own projects there are plenty of ready-to-use designs and cut files available here.

3D ProjectsFun 3D project ideas

DIY Easter Craft Inspiration

This compilation of 6 Easter inspired craft projects is certain to get you into the Easter crafting spirit! Visit Aida’s article available on the Artistry.

Easter Craft InspoDIY Easter Craft Inspiration

DIY Easter Cupcake Topper

This fun craft project from Kami on the Artistry will give you all the tools you need to create exciting Easter-inspired cupcakes! Find out how here.

Easter Cupcake TopperDIY Easter Cupcake Topper

Useful Tutorials and Videos

The Ultimate Guide to Cricut Vinyl Projects for Beginners from Makers Gonna Learn is a useful Youtube video introducing you to the world of Cricut and Vinyl.

Vinyl Project for Beginners – Cricut Vinyl for Beginners! Makers Gonna Learn further expands your vinyl know-how in this vinyl project video tutorial.

Cutting and Applying Cricut Vinyl In this video tutorial Makers Gonna Learn dishes out some useful tips and tricks for cutting and applying vinyl.


Using Mod Podge

Many projects include the use of Mod Podge, but it can be intimidating for the crafting newbie. Wendy explains the nitty-gritty here.

Using Mod PodgeUsing Mod Podge

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