Personalized Gifts With Cricut: 25 Cricut Ideas To Make Sure You Win Christmas This Year!

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A Cricut cutting machine makes DIY personalized Christmas gifts so easy to make! You can personalize store-bought items, or make your own handmade gifts and add that personalized touch, all with your Cricut.


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I am the kind of person who really loves giving gifts…like, REALLY really loves it! The holidays are the perfect opportunity to take some time to think about my friends and family and come up with something totally unique and personalized for them. I don’t always make my gifts by hand (once you’ve figured out the perfect gift for someone, it can sometimes be found in a store), but I love to personalize my gifts before wrapping them up and gifting them.

This is where my Cricut Maker comes in super handy! Not only are there tons of handmade gift ideas you can make with your Cricut, but you can also totally personalize store-bought items to add an extra special touch. If you’re looking for some Cricut Christmas gift ideas to make, or just ways to personalize a gift that’s already great, check out the list below!

25 Cricut Personalized Gifts For Christmas

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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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Personalized Letter to Santa Wood Sign

This Personalized Letter to Santa Wood Sign is the perfect gift for friends and family this holiday season. Easy to make and customize, this is a gift they will enjoy for years to come!
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How To Make Personalized Grandparent Pillows

Customize a cute pillow with their special "grandparent name" to make the perfect personalized gift for grandparents! It's easy to make with a Cricut Maker and some iron on.
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Personalized Engraved Christmas Ornaments

Make your own totally gorgeous and impressive looking DIY engraved ornaments with a Cricut Maker; they’re easy to make and totally personalized!
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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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Personalized Wood Christmas Sign

This “Believe” wood Christmas sign is made using a combination of iron-on vinyl and wood. Yep, you can cut wood with your Cricut Maker!
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How To Make Personalized Stuffed Dolls With The Cricut EasyPress Mini

Make your own personalized stuffed animals or dolls with the new Cricut EasyPress Mini! Perfect for small or odd-shaped projects like hats, shoes, shirt sleeves, cuffs, pockets, and stuffed animals!
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Personalized Stationery

If you love giving personalized gifts for the holiday season, check out this personalized stationery set. It’s the perfect gift for teachers: thoughtful and useful!
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Personalized Baking Set

This DIY baking set includes an oven mitt, a keepsake towel with a family recipe, and customized baking spoon, all made with your Cricut and iron on vinyl!
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DIY Gift Wrap With Debossed Foil Sleeve

If you’re a sucker for beautiful gift wrap and put as much thought into the gift wrap as you do the actual gift, this one’s for you. It’s literally a piece of paper taped to a box, but in the most beautiful way!
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Personalized Leather & Wood Gift Tag

These gorgeous personalized gift tags are reusable as luggage tags once the holidays are over. Whip one up in no time with a Cricut Maker and the knife blade.
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Personalized “Color Your Own” Gift Bags

These personalized Color Your Own Gift Bags are easy to make thanks to the Cricut Explore Air 2 and are the perfect way to gift wrap your holiday gifts this year.
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Personalized Christmas Gift Basket

Creating a personalized Christmas gift basket for the movie lovers in your life is super easy with your Cricut machine.
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Personalized Tote & Stationery Gift Set

This personalized tote and stationery gift set is a fun gift to create for any age. Pick favorite colors and a monogram and you’ll be able to create the perfect gift in no time!
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Personalized Stockings

These Christmas stockings are 100% customizable with a Cricut Maker, from the font and color of the name right down to the actual fabric you use for the stocking and cuff!
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Personalized Christmas Pajamas

Warm, cozy Christmas pajamas are one of the best parts of the holidays! Create your own personalized pair with your Cricut.
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Personalized Santa Gift Bags

These adorable bags let each kid imagine their own special bag of presents being delivered straight from Santa! Or make a smaller wine bag version, because why should the kids get to have all the fun?!
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Personalized Baby’s First Christmas Ornaments

Treasure the memory of baby’s first Christmas with these adorable keepsake ornaments, even long after they’re grown!
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Personalized Christmas Pajamas

Whether it’s the night before Christmas or for family photos, Christmas pajamas are always great choice. But you know what makes them even better? If you personalize them!
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Personalized Farmhouse Christmas Pillow

Make a Pottery Barn farmhouse style monogrammed Christmas pillow as personalized gift and unique decor!
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Personalized Christmas Countdown

With this personalized Christmas countdown, each child has their own special countdown so there’s no more trying to remember who opened yesterday’s gift or whose turn it is to switch the calendar!
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Personalized Felt Christmas Ornaments

Make these simple personalized Christmas ornaments out of felt or wood in any shape you want; plus they make great gift tags too.
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Personalized Wood Christmas Trees

Looking for easy Cricut crafts just in time for Christmas? With one piece of wood and your Cricut machine you can create an inexpensive custom home decor piece that anyone would treasure!
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Personalized Dad T-Shirt & Koozie

Celebrate the superhero dad in your life with a personalized t-shirt and koozie you can make with your Cricut!
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Personalized Reusable Gift Bags

Making personalized reusable gift bags is a great idea! The recycling bin won’t be so full on Christmas morning, and the kids will have a cute way to keep their new toys organized.
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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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  1. Deb Aultman says

    7 months ago

    Hi thank you for providing a very informative site. I am looking to purchase a Cricut. I have a couple of questions.
    1) can you re-use the same cutting mat and does it eventually need to be replaced if the answer to part A is yes?
    2) if you have (hypothetically) used a piece of vinyl to cut a carrot out of. Can you re- use the remainder with your next project and is there a way to tell the machine the area to cut on the already used vinyl

    • Jessi Wohlwend says

      5 months ago

      Sorry for the super slow response! Yes, you can definitely reuse the same cutting mat again and again. Eventually you might need to replace the mats as the adhesive wears off or as your blade slowly makes little cuts into it and it wears out. How often you have to do that really depends on how often you use the machine and what types of things you cut. But I use my machines almost every day and I probably replace my mats about once a year.

      As for reusing the remainder of a piece of vinyl, there are a few ways to do this. The easiest way is to just position the next thing you want to cut inside of the software so that it will cut on the unused part of the vinyl. When you go to cut something, on the Preview screen you will see a big preview of what your cut out mat will look like, and you can click and drag the shapes around to different places on the mat. Another option is called SnapMat which is something you can do with your phone. People use this a lot when cutting out fabric with specific designs, but basically you use your phone to take a picture of your material on the actual mat, and then it uses that photo as the mat preview image in the Preview screen. Then you can move your shape around so it avoids the already cut out area.

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