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29 Incredible Cricut Gift Ideas for Christmas

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If you’re stumped on finding the perfect gift this holiday season, try making one of these 29 Cricut gift ideas. From glass etching, to gift baskets, there are ideas for just about everyone on your list.

Collage of Cricut gift ideas including DIY leather earrings, acrylic keychains, infusible ink coasters and personalized wooden trays.

Cricut Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

If there’s one crafting gadget I’d recommend for all my readers this season, it’s a Cricut.

There’s no machine that’s more versatile or has a finished product that looks more professional. I actually just convinced my sister-in-law to buy one this year!

Plus, you won’t find a better price than right now (ahead of Black Friday).

If I haven’t convinced you yet, take a look at the amazing Cricut gift ideas below. Who knows…you might end up making lots of gifts for yourself after you see these project ideas!

Cricut Quick Buy Guide

Here’s how I would sum up the purchase decision if you’re in the market for a Cricut:

  • Cricut Maker or (newest Cricut Maker 3): The mother of all Cricut machines that is the top-of-the-line option. This is the one that can cut over 300 materials and is recommended for professionals.
  • Cricut Explore: The best all-around, most versatile machine with the ability to cut plenty of materials (over 100) and make sizeable projects like t-shirts or signs.
  • Cricut Joy: The cutest little machine on the block that’s perfect for small spaces and small crafting. If you want to make cards, labels, and small-scale projects, this is the machine for you.

Christmas Gift Ideas with Cricut

Give a meaningful Christmas gift to friends and family with these handmade Cricut gift ideas.

DIY Leather Earrings

Faux leather earrings hanging on small wooden box.

DIY Grandma and Grandpa Tumblers

Tumblers with phrases for grandparents made with Cricut.
Source: Pretty Providence

We know how much grandparents love gifts from their grandchildren. Give them something really special with a personalized tumbler using their grandkids’ own handwriting. What a thoughtful gift idea!

DIY Holiday Pillows with Cricut

DIY pillow featuring Christmas tree silhouette made with Cricut.
Source: Today’s Creative Life

Learn how to make pretty DIY holiday pillows with your Cricut using designs found in Cricut Design Space.

Personalized Glove & Scarf Handmade Gift Set

Personalized mittens and scarf made using a Cricut machine.
Source: That’s What Che Said

Create a beautiful monogrammed scarf and glove gift set that will make the perfect gift for teachers, friends, tweens, and more!

Easy Wood Slice Ornaments

Painted wood slice ornaments and photo transfer wood slice ornament crafts for Christmas.
Source: First Day of Home

Learn how to make simple wood slice ornaments in two different ways. The photo style would be great to make each year and date the back. Personalize these with names for the perfect Cricut gift idea.

If you need to find good handwriting fonts to personalize your Christmas gifts, check out my collection of free Cricut writing fonts.

Christmas Cookie Tray DIY

DIY vinyl Christmas cookie tray that reads "Christmas Calories Don't Count" made with Cricut machine.
Source: Mad in Crafts

Serve holiday treats on this DIY Christmas cookie tray. You can either make your own to keep or give it as a gift!

Personalized Christmas Hostess Gift Ideas with Cricut Explore Air 2

Christmas hostess gift made with Cricut, including wine tumblers with vinyl decals, DIY coasters, and gift tag.
Source: Pineapple Paper Co

With all the holiday parties coming up, it’s always helpful to have a hostess basket on hand. Here is a clever way to personalize a gift basket made with Cricut.  

Video Game Father and Son Shirts with Your Cricut

Video game t-shirts made with Cricut machine.
Source: Practical & Pretty

Make the most adorable set of matching t-shirts for gamers using your Cricut. These father-child shirts are perfect as a “next-level” vinyl transfer project.

Engraved Acrylic Keychains with Cricut

Engraving on clear discs for custom keychains made with Cricut.
Source: Happiness is Homemade

Learn how to engrave acrylic keychains with the Cricut engraving tool. This handy tool can be used to make so many beautiful and unique gifts.

Quick DIY Decorative Serving Tray

DIY decorative tray with flower shaped vinyl decals made using a Cricut.
Source: 100 Directions

Learn how to make a lovely decorative serving tray with vinyl cut designs. It takes literally just a few minutes to make with Cricut.

Festive DIY Christmas Wooden Spoons Tutorial

Christmas wooden spoons decorated with phrases "Ho Ho Ho." "Fa La La" and "Be Merry" made using Cricut decals.
Source: Lydi Out Loud

These festive Christmas-themed wooden spoons are the perfect Cricut gift idea because they’re easy to make and inexpensive too!

DIY Oversized Santa Gift Bags

Personalized Santa bags made using Cricut vinyl transfer.
Source: Something Turquoise

See how to make the most adorable custom Santa gift bags ever. What kid wouldn’t love an oversized gift bag made just for them?!

Etched Glass Plate with Cricut

Plate with the phrase "Dear Santa, I Can Explain" etched on top.

Learn how to etch glass with a Cricut and get ready to wow your friends and family. They will be amazed when they open these incredible gifts. You can add a monogram for a special touch.

Etched Wine Glasses

Two glass goblets with etched glass monograms in a gift box.

Another fancy glass etching gift is a set of personalized wine glasses. Use your Cricut to customize a monogram before etching it permanently on glass. (Hint: Dollar Tree glass works great for glass etching!)

Personalized Christmas Eve Box

Personalized pajama set that reads "Zoey's on the Nice List" made with Cricut.
Source: Artsy Fartsy Mama

Do you have a Christmas Eve tradition with your family? One popular idea is to open up a gift with new pajamas to wear that night for all the Christmas photos the next morning. Instead of store-bought PJs, make personalized pajamas with Cricut for the entire family!

DIY Farmhouse Sign

DIY farmhouse sign with the phrase "Silver white winters that melt into springs"  made using black vinyl cut with a Cricut machine.

Make a beautiful DIY farmhouse sign with wood, Cricut, and a few simple materials! Anyone would love to receive their own custom sign as a gift.

DIY Leather Cord Organizer Gift Idea

DIY leather cord organizer gift idea with Cricut.
Source: Small Stuff Counts

How many times do you hear “I can’t find my headphones”? Solve that problem by making DIY leather cord organizers. This is such a practical Cricut gift idea!

How to Make an Infusible Ink Blanket

Infusible ink blanket made with Cricut.
Source: The Country Chic Cottage

A customized blanket with infusible ink is a special gift for weddings, anniversaries, and so much more! Get the step-by-step tutorial so you can make your own.

Infusible Ink Mug Cricut Gift

Christmas mug showing a woodland deer and birch tree design made with Cricut Mug Press and infusible ink transfer sheets. The mug is filled with hot cocoa and marshmallows.

You can now create personalized mugs with Cricut that are dishwasher-safe and microwave-safe. These custom infusible ink mugs look so professional that no one will believe you made it at home!

Cute Loco for Cocoa Mug with your Cricut

DIY cocoa mug with the phrase "Loco for Cocoa" Cricut gift idea.
Source: Hey, Let’s Make Stuff

Pick up a plain coffee mug, add a vinyl transfer with a fun quote, then stuff the mug with all sorts of yummy goodness! Easy peasy. Get the tutorial for this DIY mug gift.

Decorate Candles With Vinyl and Your Cricut

Candle decorated with gold vinyl monogram made using a Cricut.
Source: Kara Creates

Add a little glam to your favorite scented candles to give as gifts to co-workers, friends, neighbors. This gold-lettered candle adds a personal touch for anyone on your list!

DIY Dollar Store Gift Basket Ideas

Dollar store gift basket idea with Cricut gifts inside related to baking.
Source: The DIY Mommy

Create a personalized gift basket with a hand-picked group of items for a thoughtful way to show someone that you care! This is one of my favorite Cricut gift ideas.

DIY Coasters with Infusible Ink Pens

Cricut infusible ink coasters with intricate mandala design sitting next to glass tumbler

Did you know you can make coasters with infusible ink pens? This is the perfect option to customize your color scheme or design without using an infusible ink transfer sheet.

Bird Coasters with Cricut Infusible Ink

DIY coasters made with Cricut infusible ink patterns of birds and tropical leaves.
Source: Crafting in the Rain

You can make so many cute coasters with Cricut using pre-designed patterns. These infusible ink bird coasters are just gorgeous! Get the full tutorial just in time for holiday gift-giving.

DIY Leather Pouch

Leather pouch with snap made wtih Cricut machine.
Source: Lemon Thistle

Did you know you could cut leather with a Cricut Maker using a deep-cut blade? Check out this DIY leather pouch tutorial and get ready to create some amazing leather gifts!

DIY Wine Gift Bag With Cricut Infusible Ink

Infusible ink wine gift bag made with Cricut.
Source: Our Crafty Mom

Bring a bottle of wine to a holiday party, but instead of placing it in a store-bought gift bag, make your own fabric bag with Cricut infusible ink. You can download the SVG for free.

Wood Christmas Sign with Cricut

Wood sign Christmas gift with family name, Santa face, and the phrase "Believe."
Source: Polkadot Chair

Learn how easy it is to make a personalized wood Christmas sign with Cricut. The possibilities are endless.

DIY Bracelets Using Leather and Your Cricut

Handmade leather bracelets with arrow and mountain designs made with Cricut.
Source: 100 Directions

Pick up some faux leather and iron-on vinyl to create beautiful handmade bracelets in just a few simple steps.

DIY Personalized Etched Glass Water Bottles

Etched glass water bottles with personalized names in gift box.
Source: Tidbits

A personalized water bottle is a useful gift for work, the gym, or sports events. Plus, the kids will stop arguing over who is missing their water bottle!

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Collage of Cricut made projects, including custom wood signs, personalized tumblers for grandparents, acrylic keychains, leather bracelets, leather earrings, and other DIY gifts. Text overlay reads "Cricut DIY Gift Ideas".

I hope you were inspired after seeing all these great Cricut gift ideas! Leave me a comment if you have any questions or plan to try your hand at one of these crafts.

If you prefer to make handmade ornaments, check out these Cricut Christmas ornament ideas too!

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  1. Hi. I have been searching everywhere to the simple answer to this question! Can you cut Shrinky Dink material on the Cricut Joy? My about to turn 13 year old granddaughter has started making jewelry with Shrinky Dink material (she lives in Hawaii). For her birthday on New Year’s Eve, I thought about getting her a Cricut Joy, but ONLY if she would be able to cut Shrinky Dink material with it.
    If anyone knows the answer I would really appreciate knowing as soon as possible!
    TYIA

    1. Hi Jana. This is a great question! Unfortunately, the Cricut Joy cannot cut through shrink plastic sheets used for Shrinky Dinks because you need a deep point blade for that. The deep point blade works with Cricut Explore and Cricut Maker machines, but not Joy machines. It is sold separately to cut through thicker materials for those machines. I hope this helps!