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Are you looking for some Cricut Christmas ornaments to make this year? Here are 25 creative ideas and tutorials for making DIY Christmas ornaments with a Cricut. Keep reading to see the complete list of amazing Cricut ornament projects and Christmas crafts.
The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year – an opportunity to celebrate and show our family and friends how much they mean to us. And one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is giving handmade gifts, like personalized ornaments I’ve made with Cricut.
Cricut Christmas Ornaments
The holiday season is the perfect time to get out your Cricut and make personalized ornaments for your family and friends.
In this article, I’ve rounded up some of the very best Cricut Christmas ornament ideas. You’ll find all sorts of creative inspiration, from traditional round baubles, to photo ornaments, to farmhouse-style wood slice ornaments.
Whether you keep these ornaments for your own Christmas decor, or give them as gifts to your family and friends, you’ll love creating personalized ornaments with the help of your handy Cricut machine.
More Cricut Christmas Projects
Get in the Christmas spirit with even more Cricut holiday projects.
Supplies for Making Cricut Ornaments
When you are ready to get crafting, check this list for some of the best deals on Cricut ornament materials and supplies.
- Cricut Maker 3, Explore 3, or Joy
- Clear glass or plastic balls
- Wood slices
- Acrylic ornaments
- Adhesive vinyl
- Iron-on vinyl (also called heat transfer vinyl)
- Weeding tool
- Cricut infusible ink
- Mod Podge
- Chalk paint
- Hot glue
Cricut Christmas Ornaments
Get inspired to make amazing ornaments with your Cricut with these free DIY ideas.
Personalized Christmas Ornaments with Cricut Infusible Ink
The first ornament on the list is this beautiful, vibrant ornament with Cricut Infusible Ink.
This tutorial will teach you the easy way to customize sublimation ornament blanks with Infusible Ink transfer sheets and your trusty Cricut EasyPress 2.
And guess what? You can decorate both sides!
Glitter Christmas Ornaments with Cricut
Check out this tutorial to learn the step-by-step technique of making glitter ornaments. Then, use your Cricut to customize them with a little adhesive vinyl and a piece of transfer tape. Click to grab the free SVG files, too.
These amazing ornaments are so simple, and you'll love the beautiful results. I think they'd made great gifts, as well.
Wood Slice Ornament
Add a little rustic, farmhouse flair to your holiday decor with these adorable wood slice ornaments.
They're super simple to make. All you need is a little black chalkboard paint and a small amount of white vinyl. Then decorate the top of the ornament with a cute plaid ribbon.
Glitter Peppermint Ornaments
Here's another fun way to customize glitter Christmas ornaments.
Instead of decorating glitter ornaments with names or sentiments, add white vinyl to decorate them like peppermint swirl candies.
Newborn Footprint Ornaments with the Cricut
If there's a new baby in your family, make one of these adorable ornaments to commemorate their first Christmas.
This tutorial will teach you how to upload a picture of the baby's footprint to Cricut Design Space and turn it into a cut file you can cut with your Cricut machine.
If you don't have a footprint, don't worry. You can also personalize the ornaments with the baby's name and birthdate.
DIY Wooden Christmas Ornaments with Cricut Maker
If you have a Cricut Maker or a Cricut Maker 3, you'll love these 3D Christmas tree ornaments made with basswood and the Cricut Maker Knife Blade.
DIY Handmade Christmas Ornaments with Cut Paper
If you love 3D ornaments, but prefer to craft with paper, then you'll definitely want to check out these elegant ornaments.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to make handmade paper cut ornaments with intricate designs.
All you need is some cardstock and your trusty Cricut machine.
Cool Marble Paint Pour Christmas Ornament
I love the sophisticated look of these marbled ornaments. And they're so easy to make.
This tutorial will teach you how to make marble paint pour Christmas ornaments with inexpensive craft paint. Then, you personalize them with a little adhesive vinyl in a coordinating color.
Buffalo Plaid Christmas Ornaments
These adorable ornaments combine some of my favorite winter themes - wood slices, buffalo plaid, and cute woodland animals.
Read this tutorial to learn how to combine patterned and solid vinyl to create detailed Christmas ornaments with tons of personality.
Tile Christmas Ornaments
Some of the trendiest Cricut Christmas ornaments on Pinterest are made with arabesque-shaped tiles, which you can find at your local hardware store.
Once you have the tiles, you can customize them with printable vinyl or glitter vinyl,
3D Paper Woodland Ornaments
If you love the look of layered paper shadow boxes, you'll love these 3D paper ornaments.
Letter Christmas Ornament
Here's another tutorial for the Cricut Maker owners. This beautiful ornament project is made from Cricut chipboard, cut with the Cricut Knife Blade.
DIY 3D Paper Honeycomb Ornaments
Learn how to make handmade honeycomb Christmas ornaments with this easy step-by-step tutorial.
This project also includes free cut files that you can use to make your own ornaments at ohme.
Engraved Christmas Ornaments with Cricut Maker
Check out this tutorial to learn how to use your Cricut Maker and the engraving tip to make engraved acrylic ornaments.
They make look intricate, but they're simpler than you think!
Easy Chalkboard Ornaments DIY
Do you love the look of hand-lettered chalkboard signs? Me too!
Learn how to make your own DIY chalkboard ornaments with this easy tutorial. This project also includes free SVG cut files that you can upload to use with your Cricut or Silhouette machine.
DIY Embroidery Hoop Christmas Ornaments
Add a touch of whimsy to your tree with these DIY embroidery hook Christmas ornaments.
You can customize them with any fabric of vinyl color that you like.
Easy Floating Ornaments
Here's another great way to decorate clear plastic ornament balls. Insert a photo or another papercut design to create an ornament that looks like it has an image floating inside.
Farmhouse Style Ornaments
Check out this post for a few more farmhouse-style Christmas ornaments that you can make with Cricut. You'll find easy instructions for both wood sign ornaments and filled clear ornaments.
Let it Snow Ornament
Here's yet another way to decorate clear plastic ornaments to create personalized decor. This tutorial will teach you how to fill an ornament with small faux snowballs and customize the outside with adhesive vinyl.
Winter Felt Ornaments with Cricut
These felt ornaments are so adorable! Read this tutorial to learn how to cut and mark felt with your Cricut, and then add details with embroidery thread.
Cricut Glitter Vinyl Ornaments Teacher Gift
Why not make a personalized ornament to give to your child's teach as a thoughtful holiday gift.
This tutorial will teach you how to make a glittered ornament with floor wax (yes, floor wax!) and customize it with an apple-shaped vinyl design.
Rae Dunn Inspired Christmas Ornaments
If you love simple and minimal designs, you'll love this tutorial for Rae Dunn-inspired Christmas ornaments. All you need to do is add your own vinyl designs to white ceramic Christmas ornaments or painted clear ornaments.
Wood Grain Leather Ornaments
Here's a tutorial for simple graphic ornaments made with Cricut leather. If you cant find the specific wood-grain leather that this tutorial uses, you can substitute one of Cricut's other leather and faux leather materials.
Atomic Starburst Ornament
Check out this tutorial to make bright, bold, and colorful Christmas ornaments made with fun retro shapes and multiple colors of adhesive vinyl.
Easy DIY Leather Christmas Ornaments
Did you know that you can use iron-on vinyl on leather? Click over to this tutorial to learn how to make customized Christmas ornaments with foil iron-on vinyl and Cricut faux leather.
More Christmas Craft Ideas
If you love Christmas crafts, you may be interested in these related posts.
- 12 Cricut Christmas Cards Ideas
- Free Quilted Christmas Stocking Pattern
- 25 Best Cricut Christmas Gift Ideas
- Best Salt Dough Recipe for Ornaments and Handprints
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