10 Super Simple Cricut Maker Projects

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10 super simple cricut maker projects that are perfect for beginners

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If you’re wondering what you can do with a Cricut Maker, here are 10 great Cricut Maker project ideas that even beginners can do!

10 Super Simple Projects You Can Make With Your Cricut Maker

3D Pop Up Box Card

This box card is such a simple project to make, but it looks really cool! All you need is a single 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of card stock for the card base and a couple of coordinating card stock colors for the decorations.

The card base is scored with the scoring wheel so that it folds flat and will fit in a standard card envelope, but when you open it up, it pops up into a 3D box! You can change the text inside to say anything you want, and make it your own with your own colors of card stock.

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How To Make A 3D Pop Up Box Card

Learn how to make a 3d pop up box card with the Cricut scoring wheel! This cute card folds flat to fit in a standard envelope and takes less than a half hour to complete – you’ll love it!
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“Hello I’m New Here” Baby Onesie

This onesie is super quick and easy to make, and it’s a great baby shower gift. It’s super easy to whip up using your Cricut Maker, and any baby will look adorable wearing it!

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Hello I’m New Here Baby Onesie

Learn how to make the cutest "Hello I'm New Here" baby onesie! This homemade baby onesie would make the cutest one of a kind gift for the next baby shower you're invited to!
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Clear Party Favor Boxes

I love using my Cricut Maker to cut foil acetate; it slices right through it like butter! And the scoring wheel creates clean lines so you get crisp edges for a perfect 3D polygon box. They make great party favor boxes that are super classy and elegant — use them for weddings or parties!

How to make clear party favor boxes with a cricut maker and foil acetate

How To Make Clear Party Favor Boxes

Learn how to make fancy clear party favor boxes in just minutes with a Cricut Maker! Perfect for weddings, baby showers, birthdays, & more!
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Make Your Own Foam Stamps

My daughter loves playing with stamps, but sometimes we can’t find the types of stamps she wants. Luckily, with a Cricut Maker we can make our own. It’s so easy to do she can basically do the whole project by herself, and she’s only 4! The knife blade is perfect for cutting through thick foam, even with intricate curves and details.

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How To Make Foam Stamps With A Cricut Maker

Make your own custom stamps in any shape you want! You just need craft foam for the stamps and basswood to make the base, plus some chunky wooden beads to use as a handle.
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3D Paper Stars

These shiny paper stars are fun to make and totally customizable! Use them as wall decor, punch a hole in them and make a mobile for a nursery, hang them as a photo backdrop, or anything else you can think of. The double scoring wheel easily makes crisp fold lines that don’t crack, even on coated paper material.

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3D Paper Stars

Learn how to use your Cricut scoring wheel to make these cute 3D paper stars! These make the cutest nursery mobile and are great for holiday crafts too!
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Paper Flower Shadow Box Monogram

My favorite thing about this project is that it’s so easy to customize for anyone or any decor: just pick a few coordinating colors of cardstock, send the design to your Maker, and start making flowers! There are five different 3D flower options and 3 different leaf shapes, so you can mix and match however you want.

Your Cricut Maker can handle even the most intricate details, so it will make quick work of cutting out the flowers. Just let it run in the background while you fold up the ones the Cricut has already cut and you’ll have enough to make your own monogram in no time!

Diy paper flower monogram in a shadow box

DIY Paper Flower Monogram In A Shadow Box

This simple paper flower monogram inside a shadow box is a great wedding or baby shower gift! All you need is cardstock, glue, a shadow box, and a Cricut!
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DIY Matching Family Christmas Pajamas

Matching Christmas pajamas is a tradition in our family. Some years I buy them, and some years I make them — when I made them last year, my Cricut Maker came to the rescue! The rotary blade was perfect for cutting the fabric in intricate shapes, and it even cuts through fabric with a fusible iron-on backing in one pass!

Diy matching family christmas pajamas made with a cricut maker

DIY Matching Family Christmas Pajamas

Matching family Christmas pajamas are super popular (and very cute)! If you want to personalize them for your family, here’s how to make DIY matching family Christmas pajamas!
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How To Make Baby Softie Blocks

These baby softie blocks are a great beginner sewing project to make with your Cricut Maker; your Maker will cut them out super quickly, and the only sewing required is in straight lines!

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How To Make Baby Softie Blocks

Make your own soft baby blocks in under an hour with a Cricut Maker! Quick and easy to make, and a great gift for any new mom!
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Personalized Birthday Coupon Book

Coupon books are fun homemade gifts for kids to give and get, and the perforation blade is perfect for making tear-out coupon pages! It’s so easy to personalize the coupon pages that even your kids can do it to make their own DIY gifts.

How to make a birthday coupon book with tear out pages using the cricut maker and basic perforation blade

How To Make A Birthday Coupon Book With A Cricut Maker

Learn how to make a birthday coupon book with a Cricut Maker. Personalize the coupons with your own text, then customize the cover with the fine debossing tip and use the basic perforation blade to make easy tear-out pages!
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How To Make Pillow Boxes

I love this project because you can make this pillow box in any size you want! Make small versions for little Valentines to hand out in class, or make larger versions to hold wedding party favors. The Cricut Maker handles the intricate lace with no problem, and scores the boxes for crisp, clean folds every time.

Learn how to make a pillow box with a cricut maker plus a free pillow box template

How To Make Pillow Boxes With A Cricut Maker

Learn how to make a pillow box with your Cricut Maker in under ten minutes! Plus get the pillow box template so you can make your own exactly like this!
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Disclosure: I received compensation from Cricut in exchange for my participation in this campaign, and my honest discussion of their products. But the Cricut Maker and, really, all Cricut products are seriously amazing and all opinions in this post are 100% my own. I would never write a post about something I didn’t think was useful or interesting for you guys, and Practically Functional will only publish sponsored posts for companies or products I love and believe in!

Jessi Wohlwend

I believe that anyone can do crafts and DIY projects, regardless of skill or experience. I love sharing simple craft ideas, step by step DIY project tutorials, cleaning hacks, and other tips and tricks all with one goal in mind: giving you the tools you need to “do it yourself”, complete fun projects, and make awesome things!

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