Christmas is going to be here before we know it. So, there’s no better time than now to start planning for gifting, decorating, and celebrating. There’s also no better time to pull out your cutting machine and put it to good use! Cutting machines are awesome and can help you to create amazing decor, personalized gifts, and so much more!
The possibilities of Cricut & Silhouette Christmas ideas and projects are endless! You can create Christmas signs to decorate your home. Use your machine to make personalized Christmas gifts. And of course, you can use your cutter to create your own unique holiday apparel. The list goes on and on.
I’ve gathered a huge list of easy Christmas projects you can make using your Cricut or Silhouette (or any type of cutting machine you might have). Not only are there step-by-step instructions for all of these projects, but you can also get the SVG file I used in each project for free (click on each project for more details). So, dust off that machine, put on a Christmas movie, and let’s start crafting!
Stacked Wood Christmas Tree Sign
This cute tree is the perfect decoration for Christmas. Use your Cricut or Silhouette to stencil a fun Christmas phrase onto the front of the tree.
DIY Easy Christmas Pallet Sign
Make this easy pallet sign with your Cricut or Silhouette. Those ornaments down at the bottom are the perfect finishing touch! I used a premade pallet sign, so this sign was super easy to create.
DIY Christmas Door Hanger
Welcome family and friends to your home during the holidays with this cute Christmas door hanger.
DIY Lighted Christmas Pallet Sign
This super cute pallet sign looks adorable during the day and ever better at night when it’s all lit up!
DIY Jingle Bell Shadow Box
The vinyl on the sign is etched glass vinyl. It’s sparkly and a little bit transparent (the camera doesn’t do it justice). It’s so pretty and makes the glass look etched without all the work of etching cream.
DIY Etched Glass Santa Plate
This project is a fun alternative to vinyl…it’s glass etching! I love etching projects. They always turn out so pretty and people are absolutely amazed it’s a DIY project.
Easy Magnetic Christmas Countdown Sign
This is one of the easiest countdown signs you will ever make. You just need a few supplies, along with your Cricut to create this quick and easy countdown sign!
DIY Chalkboard Christmas Countdown Sign
Kids can count down how many sleeps are left until the big day arrives. This sign is easy to use, all the kids have to do is draw an X over each number with a piece of chalk.
DIY Christmas Countdown Pillow
This pillow is made with heat transfer vinyl (aka HTV), The coolest part is the black HTV is chalkboard HTV. Isn’t that awesome?
DIY Glitter Christmas Canvas
I love the look of glitter HTV, it is SO pretty! I also love it when I can use it on non-apparel items, like this sign.
DIY Heat Embossed Christmas Wood Slice
I love embossing, I love the extra dimension and shine it adds to a project.
DIY Ornament Christmas Tree Sign
With just a little bit of paint, glue, and vinyl, this project can be completed in under 30 minutes!
DIY Personalized Letter to Santa Sign
This project is so cute because you can use your Cricut to personalize it with your own name and address. How fun is that?
Dollar Tree Makeover: Easy Mini Christmas Signs
Cut out Christmas sayings with your Cricut to make these cute mini signs. They are great for gift giving or to display in your own home.
Magnetic Christmas Countdown Sign
I like this kind of countdown calendar because the numbers are already in place. All you have to do is move the cute magnet from day to day. Plus, it makes a cute Christmas decoration to hang on your wall.
DIY Christmas Countdown Block
Laser cut wood ornaments are incorporated into this countdown sign and I just LOVE how it turned out.
Christmas Countdown Sign
If you want a countdown sign that will hold a little toy or treat, this is the one for you! It will look great all season long and can be used year after year!
DIY Stenciled Christmas Doormat
I love making holiday themed doormats! They are such a fun way to dress up your front porch. This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to use your Cricut to make your own Christmas doormat!
DIY Rustic Christmas Countdown Sign
This rustic Christmas countdown sign is a a unique spin on the traditional countdown sign. It’s perfect for a farmhouse style Christmas!
DIY Christmas Tree Countdown Sign
Framed signs are incredibly popular right now. Usually, you’ll see quotes and sayings, but this tutorials shows how to create a framed Christmas tree countdown sign!
DIY Christmas Countdown House
This Christmas countdown house turned out to be my favorite countdown project!
DIY Embroidery Hoop Christmas Ornaments
The DIY ornaments are super popular right now and are so easy to make with your Cricut machine. You can customize them with any phrase or image you choose!
DIY Christmas Garden Flag
The glitter HTV is so pretty on this garden flag and looks amazing when the sun is shining on it.
DIY Christmas Peek-a-Boo Mason Jars
Mason jar projects are super popular and this is just a quick and easy way to dress them up for Christmas. These jars make great gifts when you fill them with candy or layered mason jar recipes.
DIY Wood Burned Christmas Cutting Board
This is such a fun and unique project idea. You’ll use your Cricut to cut out a vinyl stencil. Then, you’ll use a wood burning tool to burn the design right into the cutting board.
DIY Easy Christmas Blocks
These blocks are so cute and really inexpensive to make, especially if you have scrap wood laying around. They are great for gift giving or to use for your own holiday decor.
DIY Christmas Door Hanger
This door hanger is easy to make and is a fun way to dress up your door for the holiday season.
DIY Glitter Reindeer Pallet Sign
This pretty sign is made with glitter heat transfer vinyl. Did you know you can put glitter heat transfer vinyl on wood? Well, you can and it looks amazing.
DIY Glitter Christmas Shadow Box
This Christmas shadow box is easy to make and turned out so pretty!
DIY Framed Christmas Wreath
This is a great project if you love weeding vinyl. It takes a bit of time to make, but the results are totally worth it!
DIY Christmas Tree Farm Sign
These tree farm signs are so popular right now and such a fun decoration to have for Christmas, especially when you can personalize it with your own family name.
DIY Christmas Joy Sign w/Jingle Bell
Here is another quick and easy project to make with your Cricut. That hanging jingle bell is just too cute.
DIY Rustic Christmas Sign
The rustic frame and the mini wreath complete this sign so perfectly. And the best part is that it is really easy to make!
Make your own Christmas Doormat
Another customized holiday doormat!
DIY Lighted Christmas Canvas
I like using canvas for projects because the canvas is already stretched and ready to use. There’s no cutting or sanding to be done before you can get started on the fun part!
Easy Christmas Wood Slice
I’m loving how this Christmas decoration turned it. It’s so natural, but it looks so elegant!
DIY Christmas Card & Photo Holder
This is a great project because not only is it functional (it displays your Christmas cards & photos), but it also makes a cute decoration for the holidays.
Hinged Christmas Block Sign
This hinged Christmas block sign is a unique spin on a tradition wood sign. It turned out so cute!
Lighted Christmas Shadow Box
Shadow boxes are great for vinyl. They allow you to create a 3-dimensional design by adding vinyl to the glass and then placing other items (like ornaments, bells, etc) behind the glass.
Framed Mini Christmas Canvas Signs
These mini signs are so cute and so easy to make. Skip the hassle of painting wood signs and use mini canvases and heat transfer vinyl (HTV) instead.
Stenciled Christmas Dish Towel
These Christmas dish towels are easy to make and are great for your own home and they make great gifts for family, friends, and neighbors.
Etched Holiday Candle Holder
Have you ever used etching cream before? If you haven’t, you need to try it! You can use it with vinyl stencils and create all kinds of awesome projects!
Lighted Christmas Glass Block
Learn how to make a lighted Christmas glass block. Glass blocks are so pretty. If you add vinyl and lights, you’ve got a gorgeous decoration that only takes a few minutes to create.
Easy Reindeer Pillow
This cute reindeer pillow takes just minutes to make, but looks so amazing!
DIY Christmas Wood Tray
Learn how to make this Christmas wood tray. It’s a cute decoration but also functions as a cute tray for cookies or drinks.
Heat Embossed Christmas Apron
Use your Cricut to cut out a stencil to use with embossing powder to create this one of a kind Christmas Apron.
DIY Christmas T-Shirt
Make your own custom Christmas t-shirt with Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV). I love using HTV. It’s easy to cut, easy to peel, and it makes the finished project look so professional!
Hot Chocolate Gift Mug
Use your Cricut to dress up a plain mug and turn it into a super cute holiday gift!
DIY Christmas Porch Sign
Porch sign are super popular right now and are a great way to dress up your holiday porch.
Easy Mini Christmas Countdown Blocks
This Countdown project is cute and little so it can go just about anywhere in your house.
Easy Dry Erase Christmas Countdown Plate
Since it’s a dry erase countdown, you can actually make it on a variety of surfaces. I chose to use a plate, but you could also make one with an empty picture frame, a mirror, a whiteboard, or any other surface that can use dry erase markers.
Chalkboard Christmas Countdown Sign
Make a vinyl stencil with your Cricut. Then, use chalk markers to create the fun countdown design!
DIY Wood Burned Christmas Spoon
Learn how to use a vinyl stencil and a wood burning tool make your own wood burned Christmas spoons.
Dry Erase Christmas Countdown Sign
Round Christmas Countdown Sign
Chalkboard Christmas Countdown Pallet Sign
Magnetic Christmas Tree Countdown Sign
DIY Christmas Countdown Sign
DIY Mini Christmas Countdown Sign
Christmas Mason Jar Candle Holder
Snowman Gift Mug
Infusible Ink Christmas Pillow
Floating Ornament with Nativity
DIY Gnome Christmas T-Shirt
DIY Personalized Christmas Elves
Jenga Christmas Ornaments
DIY Sign for Santa’s Magic Key
Vertical Christmas Sign with Wreath
Decorative Christmas Cutting Board
DIY Burned Cork Trivet
DIY Christmas Centerpiece Box
Stenciled Christmas Wood Slice
DIY Christmas Directional Sign
3D Lighted Winter Shadow Box
DIY Mini Christmas Signs
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