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BEST Christmas Cricut Ideas Every Crafter Needs to Make!

A round-up of festive Christmas Cricut projects that every crafter should make! Check out all the Cricut Christmas crafts from DIY bloggers.

Hi Friends!!  The holiday season is fastly approaching, can you believe it??  Time to get crafting!!! 

It’s the best time of year to dust off your Cricut machine, when there are so many Cricut Christmas ideas out there of DIY Christmas decor to make, projects to work on, or DIY personalized gifts to surprise your loved ones with. 

Today, I thought I’d share with you some amazing Christmas Cricut projects from around the internet to get you motivated to start creating!!

Most of the Christmas Cricut ideas can be made with any machine – the Cricut Explore family, the Cricut Maker line, or the Cricut Joy.

Some of them even have files with them so they are free Cricut Christmas projects… woo hoo!

christmas cricut projects pinterest

If you have a Cricut cutting machine and wondering what you can do with it for the holidays like handmade gifts, you are in the right place.  I love getting inspired by fellow bloggers and what they come with these amazing machines. 

If you’d like to check out a bunch of other ways to use your Cricut, click here for my Ultimate Guide of Cricut Ideas!

Simply click on the purple text to see the full tutorial of each Cricut Christmas project on their blog

If you are in need of Christmas files to make even more Cricut Christmas decorations, make sure to browse through my roundup of FREE SVG Christmas files and all of my SVG cut files.

Family Fun Christmas Cricut Projects

Make cute magnets to leave messages for each other – The Quiet Grove

free svg cut file

Make your own Christmas cards with your Cricut from Doodlecraft.

christmas layered filigree cards cricut explore air diy

Have the kiddos help make some cute snowflake coasters from The Crafty Blog Stalker.

felt trivet tutorial

Need a cute plate to put your cookies on?  Make this tiered cookie platter from Lydi Out Loud.

diy christmas cookie stand

Or use your kid’s thumbprints along with some adhesive vinyl to make a Cookies for Santa plate.

personalized cookies for santa plate

Make a cute milk and cookies cup and plate for Santa with a free SVG file.

christmas cricut projects

Make a stencil (click here for tutorial) and create a Winter Wonderland for your kiddos!

Christmas window decorations

Or your kiddos can add colorful window clings by grabbing these free cut designs from The Quiet Grove.

diy christmas widow clings made with cricut

Create this adorable Cricut advent calendar from See Lindsay.


Sewing Christmas Cricut Ideas

If you have just basic sewing skills, then you can probably make some of these adorable Christmas sewing ideas. Some of these might be specific Cricut Maker Christmas projects since the Cricut Maker has the rotary blade.

Make a beautiful quilt with your Cricut Maker from Sew Simple Home. Blankets make great gifts for almost anyone!

big star throw quilt riley blake designs .

Make your own elf pajamas for all your family members and grab the free cut file from Artsy Fartsy Mama here.

elf pajamas

Check out these cute silverware holders from Create and Babble. Such a great way to add color to your table!


Use your Cricut Maker to cut out buffalo plaid stockings to sew and personalize with a free cut file.

cricut maker Christmas projects

Sew a fabric DIY advent calendar from Artsy Fartsy Mama.

advent title

Cricut Christmas Decorations

Use your Cricut to cut a countdown calendar you can add to any window.

cricut window clings christmas

I love these cute and easy countdown blocks from Artsy Fartsy Mama.

christmas countdown

Or make a chalkboard countdown sign from tutorial here.

cricut project ideas Christmas

Add some lights to a canvas to create this sparkly decor from Laura’s Crafty Life.

lighted christmas tree canvas lauras crafty life

Make cute mini pallet signs from The Crafted Sparrow.

mini pallete sign ornaments

Bring the rest of the world into your DIY Cricut holiday decor by making this sign from 5 Little Monsters. Signs are also great gift ideas!

christmas around the world sign

I always love when decor can be used for more than one holiday.  Make these cute blocks from Coffee With Us 3.

finished christmas blocks x

Love Cricut crafting with paper? Make a fun Santa wall hanging out of cardstock from Laura’s Crafty Life

santa wall hanging diy

Create festive canvas decor from this tutorial here!

cricut project ideas Christmas

Make this beautiful wreath using wood slices from Lydi out Loud.

christmas embroidery hoopwreath

Needing some Christmas trees!  Make these wood ones from UnderGround Crafter.

diy christmas tree decoration tutorial by underground crafter x

Or if you like more of a modern feel to your holiday decor, make this Christmas tree sign with your Cricut from Artsy Fartsy Mama.

christmas tree sign

Cut out some Grinch faces and make your own Grinch wine bottles, tutorial here! This is the perfect gift for Grinch lovers in your life!

diy grinch bottle

Cricut Pillow Ideas

Christmas pillows are so easy to customize with a Cricut.  Have your own one of a kind holiday Cricut Christmas pillows by making it yourself!

The Crafted Sparrow shows you how to make a cute buffalo check pillow out of a scarf!

buffalo check christmas pillow

Make a snowflake pillow cover from The Crafty Blog Stalker

snowflake pillow cover

Make this cute coastal Christmas pillow from Crafts by Courtney

santa pillow feature

I am a huge fan of vintage trucks and fell in love with this Cricut Christmas pillow from The Crafted Sparrow.

vintage truck Cricut christmas pillow

Another adorable DIY holiday pillow from The Crafted Sparrow.

diy fa la la christmas pillow

Make this super festive no sew pillow with a Cricut cutting machine from Lydi Out Loud.

joy no sew christmas pillow

Here are some Christmas Cricut pillow ideas I have made!  I always like to make them reversible so I can use them all year round!

DIY Christmas pillows cricut
DIY Christmas pillows cricut

Table Decor Cricut Project Ideas

Create this cute holly berry wreath out of cardstock from See Lindsay.

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Use a Cricut to make this beautiful tablescape to impress your friends and family from The Quiet Grove.

Design an entire tablescape and cute reindeer napkin holders from Amber Oliver.

holiday dinner party

DIY Ornament Cricut Projects

Making your own ornaments is a fun thing to do with the whole family.  You can make them for your own tree or give them as fun unique homemade gifts!

These DIY ornament ideas are also perfect to choose from if you are throwing an ornament-making craft party

Make this easy and cute ornament from Organized 31.

personalized christmas tree ornaments horiz

Grab a free SVG or PNG file and make these adorable ornaments from Sew What Alicia

christmas ornament template

Make these super cute Rae Dunn inspired ornaments from Amber Simmons.  These are definitely on my list this year!! They would go perfectly with my Rae Dunn inspired Christmas pillows.

rae dunn inspired christmas ornament diy

Make some fun winter wonderland ornaments from Laura’s Crafty Life.

glitter snowflake ornament made with cricut

Or you can make cool cardstock ornaments from a free file at Try It-Like It-Create.

unnamed file

Learn how to make glitter ornaments here.

diy glitter ornament tutorial

Or create beautiful wood ornaments from The Crafted Sparrow.

diy wood christmas ornaments

If you need more inspiration, I rounded up over 150 DIY Christmas ornaments that use all different kinds of materials, not just a Cricut.

Iron-On Vinyl Cricut Projects

Heat transfer vinyl or iron-on is so versatile and so much fun to use for the holidays!  There are so many creative ways you can use it as you can see from these Cricut ideas for Christmas.

Making family Christmas pajamas is something I do almost every year and is really one of my favorite things.  I love having pictures of my kiddos in matching PJs! 

You can grab FREE cut files to make DIY family Christmas pajamas by clicking here!

christmas cricut projects

Desert Chica shows you how to make some Christmas pajamas using a file in Cricut Design Space.

adorable diy christmas pjs

You can make cute holiday coasters with this easy DIY project tutorial from Lydi Out Loud.

buffalo check flannel coasters

Transfer an old family recipe to an oven mitt for a beloved sentimental gift. This is one of my favorite Cricut Christmas gift ideas.

sentimental gift ideas

Another option for cute holiday PJs from See Lindsay.

diy christmas pajamas with cricut easy press

Do you like Ugly Christmas sweaters??  Check out how to make this one with a Cricut from I Love My Disorganized Life.

diy ugly sweater t shirt using cricut i love my disorganized life content

Who doesn’t love a Disney Christmas shirt? Make this cute shirt from Jolly and Happy.


Personalize Christmas stockings like Major Hoff Takes a Wife does.

cricut stocking major hoff takes a wife x

Make a rustic burlap sign (click here for the tutorial and cut file!) for display during the Christmas season.

christmas cricut projects

Make this cute wood sign with HTV applied to wood and grab the free hand-lettered SVG file from Printable Crush.

hand lettered free christmas svg files

Use iron-on vinyl to make burlap signs for a glass block that you can swap out for the different seasons.

lighted glass block

Tea Towel Christmas Cricut Projects

Personalizing and making custom towels is super easy!  Another great item to give as gifts or just to have to decorate bathrooms and kitchens.

Use HTV to create cute Christmas tea towels from Lydi Out Loud.

christmas tea towels

Grab this free cut file and make another set of cute hand towels from The Quiet Grove.

diy merry christmas hand towel

Make some adorable tea towels like these at The Crafted Sparrow

diy christmas tea towels

There you have it!  Over thirty Christmas Cricut projects you can start making now! For even more Cricut Christmas ideas, make sure to check out  my roundup of gift tags, gift bags, and more!

Make sure to visit the tutorials so you can get a jump-start on your crafting season with any Cricut machine you may own – the Cricut Maker, Cricut Maker 3, Cricut Explore Air, Cricut Explore 3, Cricut Joy or the Cricut Joy Xtra.

If you’d like to see another list of my best Cricut Christmas ideas click here.


cricut project ideas Christmas

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