The countdown to Spring is on. The days are slowly getting lighter, the sun is slowly getting warmer, and it won’t be long before we are planning Easter parties and egg hunts.
For those of you who have children or just enjoy being a little bit creative, you might be trying to find some projects you can do to make this Easter a little more fun. Cricut has a range of products that are absolutely perfect for people who love to DIY. They have a variety of cutting machines that you can use for all different types of projects, and we are going to go through some today.
Below are 5 great projects that you can do using your Cricut machine this Easter.
Project 1: Create Your Own Easter Cards
Cards are a great thing to hand out for any occasion and especially at Easter time when you want to celebrate with friends and family (without splashing out on gifts).
Homemade cards make for beautiful gifts. They show thought and you can get really creative and intricate with your designs.
Cricut Design Space makes it so easy to create beautiful cards with their range of ready-to-go designs and it can all be done from your computer, tablet, or even phone. If you want to have a go at making your own cards this season, here are a few things you’ll need.
- Cricut Joy Machine
- Cricut Joy Card Mat
- Black Card Inset Set
- Cricut Joy Pens (dependent on the design you choose)
- Scraper and/or Spatula Tool
Click the link for step-by-step instructions to add a personal touch to your cards this Easter.
Project 2: Bunny Bunting
This project is for anyone out there who loves to decorate their home based on the season. This adorable bunny bunting will look so cute hung around the house to bring that touch of Spring.
This is a good project to save for other seasons as well because you can switch up your colors and designs and have nice ways to decorate your home for all the holidays. You can also get your children involved as well and have a family activity to do this Easter.
- Cricut Explore Air 2, Cricut Maker, or Cricut Joy
- Standard Grip Cutting Mat
- Kraft Cardstock
- Large White Buffalo Plaid
- Transfer Tape
- Baker’s Twine
- Jute Twine
- Glue Dots
- Blank Banner Shape #M3B484 in Cricut Design Space
- Bunny SVG’s
Find a step-by-step guide by clicking the link above.
Project 3: Carrot Treat Boxes
I think this project is a personal favorite, get ready to make the sweetest carrot treat boxes with a little clear window so you can see what’s hiding inside. This Easter, if you are planning an event or just have children yourself and want to do something a little bit more fun than just buying Easter eggs at the supermarket, then this is a great project for you.
These are perfect for Easter egg hunts or small favors at an Easter-themed party. You can fill them with sweets ( Cadbury Mini Eggs or Jelly Beans are a perfect size.)
- Cricut Machine
- Card Stock (The patterns in this adorable cardstock set are perfect!)
- Scotch quick dry glue
- Scoring stylus or scoring wheel
- Cricut Blue Light Grip Mat
- Easter Carrot Treat Box SVG Cut File
There are some great step-by-step instructions on the link above.
Project 4: Personalized Easter Baskets
Easter egg hunts are such good fun, but you need a basket to put your eggs into, right? This project is great fun and allows you to add some little personal touches to your baskets.
The options are endless. You can use all sorts of colors and designs or personalize them with names. A great option if you are hosting a hunt or just want to go all out for your own little ones.
- Peeking Bunny SVG (you can find this through the link above)
- 6 colors Cricut Premium Permanent Vinyl
- 1 Dollar Tree Bucket
- Transfer Paper
- 12×12 Standard Mat
- Cricut Machine
As always, there are some step-by-step instructions on the link above.
Project 5: No-sew Bunny Cushion Case
If you love doing the most for the holidays, this project is a great one for you. Another home-decor DIY, here you can make Easter-themed cushion covers to give your house that spring feeling.
Similar to the bunting project, you can switch up your colors and designs for different times of the year, so it’s a great one to try out.
The best part is; there’s no sewing necessary!
- Cricut Maker
- Rabbit cut file
- 12” x 24” standard grip cutting mat
- Pillow cover
- Fabric for bunny
- Heat n Bond
- Cricut EasyPress
- Pom-pom for tail (optional)
- Fabric Fuse fabric adhesive
There is something here for everyone, and I can’t wait for everyone to get crafty this Easter. Which one will you be trying?