17 Insanely Cool Cricut Projects with Vinyl
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17 Insanely Cool Cricut Projects with Vinyl

Looking for some insanely cute Cricut projects with vinyl? You’ve come to the right place. There are endless crafts and projects you can make with a Cricut machine. We’ve gathered 15+ Cricut ideas that are cool and fun to make, from custom glass baking dishes to oven mitts and journals.

If you haven’t purchased a Cricut machine yet, make sure to peruse our guide on determining the best Cricut machine for every project.

17 Insanely Cool Cricut Projects with Vinyl

1. Etched Custom Glass Baking Dish

Did you know that you can create etched glass with your Cricut, vinyl and special etching cream? With a little creativity and time, you can create a custom glass baking dish that looks super fancy.

The Design Hippo has a great collection of free family monogram SVG files that you can customize for your glass baking dish. These make great gifts for family and friends, too.

2. Idea Journal with Inspiring Quote

If you’re looking for cute Cricut projects with vinyl, here’s a great one: a custom idea journal. Adding an inspiring quote or design to your journal will make it even more special and fun to use.

You can add whatever words or designs inspire you and reflect your personality.

If you’re setting goals or dreaming up ideas for your next project, an inspirational quote like “believe in yourself” will give you that extra push to keep going.

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You can find this design right in our shop!

You can use this idea for any type of journal or planner. Just make sure that your design is the right size for the cover.

3. Wood Projects

If you’re a fan of rustic or farmhouse décor, Cricut wood projects are perfect for you. Yes, you can apply vinyl to wood slices and other wood décor. And you can preserve the design with standard acrylic paint.

These are such fun and cool projects to try, whether you want to make cute signs for your home or custom gifts for family members.

Happiness is Homemade has a great collection of free family-themed quotes and designs that you can use for your project.

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4. Custom Shirts

One thing we love about having a Cricut is that you can customize just about any piece of clothing you want, although plain t-shirts, tanks and sweatshirts work best.

You can be as creative as you want and show off your personality with your designs. A project like this is simple and straightforward, making it a great option for beginners.

All you need is heat transfer vinyl and a cute design to get going with your own custom shirts. Here’s a fun design to get started:

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Get this design in our shop!

5. Custom Baby Onesie

Of all the Cricut projects with vinyl out there, baby onesies are one of the cutest. You can add sweet little designs and sayings that will make people giggle or melt their hearts.

Heat transfer or iron-on vinyl will make this project quick and easy. All that’s left to do is to find the right design for your onesie. 

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Grab this cute design from our shop

6. Cute Quote Mugs

Quote mugs are such a fun and easy project for Cricut. If you’re a big coffee or tea drinker, you’ll love being able to make your own custom mugs and show off your personality. Mugs also make great gifts for friends and family.

Along with vinyl, you will need transfer tape for this project. Making small snips along the edges of the transfer tape will make it easier to bend the tape with the curve of the mug. Using a vinyl squeegee tool will prevent creases and ensure your design will look perfect.

If you’re looking for a cute design for your mug, check out this Love SVG from our shop!

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7. Cute Porch Signs

Porch signs are all the rage right now. Whether you want to greet guests or celebrate a holiday, you’ll find a sign for every occasion. The only problem? They can be pricey! But if you have a Cricut, you can make your own porch sign with just a few supplies:

  • Vinyl
  • Wood sign
  • Any embellishments you want
  • SVG file of your design

We Can Make That has some fun, free designs for porch signs. Be sure to grab outdoor grade vinyl if you plan to keep your sign outdoors.

8. Custom Water Bottle

If you’re looking for quick and fun Cricut projects with vinyl, custom water bottles should be at the top of your list. Solid water bottles will work best, and you can find cute colorful options that will really make your design pop.

We recommend using permanent vinyl if you want the bottle to be dishwasher-friendly. 

For designs, Ruffles and Rain Boots has some free SVGs that are perfect for this type of project.

9. Fun Car Decals

Vinyl decals are a fun way to decorate your car, and you can make your own if you have a Cricut machine. Show your support for your favorite team, a cause you’re passionate about, or your family. Quotes and hobby-related designs are also great for car decals.

Decals are one of the easiest projects for Cricut, so if you’re just getting started, this is a fun way to start experimenting with vinyl.

If you’re fresh out of design ideas, Jennifer Maker has a free library of SVGs that you can use to start making car decals.

10. Cute Drink Koozies

Did you know that you can make drink koozies with iron-on vinyl and a Cricut machine? Koozies make great gifts, but they’re fun to give out to guests when they visit.

You can add cute little sayings like:

  • Mermaid Juice
  • I don’t give a sip!
  • Cheers!
  • Whatever floats your boat!

Made On Maidstone has some fun, free summer-themed SVGs that you can use to make custom koozies. And you can grab a 12-pack of blank koozies from Amazon and start decorating them today.

11. Farmhouse Décor

Here’s a fun project that’s a bit different from the usual Cricut projects, and it’s perfect for anyone who loves farmhouse or French country décor.

Add a fun design or quote to a metal pitcher vase, add some flowers and enjoy! This is another easy project that’s insanely cool and can easily be customized to match your personal style.

To make this pitcher, you’ll need the following:

  • Vinyl
  • Transfer tape
  • Metal pitcher vase
  • SVG design
  • Cricut

Hello Creative Family has some cute free SVG files that are perfect for a project like this one.

12. Fun Vinyl Stickers

Stickers are another fun and easy project that you can make with your Cricut. You can make them just for fun or give them away to friends. This is also a great project for kids.

The possibilities are endless when it comes to designs, sizes, styles and themes. Of course, holiday-themed stickers are always a hit, especially around Halloween.

Related: How to Make Vinyl Stickers With Cricut That Are Full Of Style

13. Easy and Cute Oven Mitts

Need some fresh ideas for Cricut projects with vinyl? Why not make a pair of custom oven mitts?

Oven mitts are a quick and easy project that uses iron-on vinyl. We love the skeleton-themed design of these mitts, but you can find other design ideas, too.

The Girl Creative has a lot of free cooking-related SVGs to use for this project.

14. Uplifting Affirmation Plaque

We love this idea of creating positive affirmation plaques with Cricut vinyl. They look beautiful on display, and it’s easier than you think to make a project like this. Glass or resin plaques will work well, or you can use mineral slices.

Check out our shop for positive quote and affirmation designs that you can use for your project.

15. Cute Reusable Tote Bags

Do you have plain tote bags or reusable shopping bags? With iron-on vinyl and a Cricut machine, you can turn a plain bag into something special.

You can use any of the SVG files in our shop to create your tote bag. Clumsy Crafter also has some fun ideas for funny tote bag sayings that you can turn into your own custom design.

16. Inspirational Custom Serving Tray

With this project, you can turn a boring serving tray into something special. For example, add an inspirational quote or customize your tray with your family name.

You can customize any tray with vinyl, including both plastic and wood. Add cute quotes about family or friends, or a fun design that you love.

Burton Avenue has an adorable design that you can use for this project with the quote, “Friends and family gather here.”

17. Custom Bookmarks

Custom bookmarks are fun to create, and they make great gifts or even items to sell at craft fairs. You can add pretty floral designs, names, quotes and other designs. You’re only limited by your imagination.

Clear acrylic bookmarks work best for this kind of project.

Daydream Into Reality has some fun bookmark designs you can use for your project.

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