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Hang on to your hats because there is a new Cricut Maker bundle premiering on HSN July 11th! With an exclusive rose gold color and ALL of the adaptive tools this just made my heart go pitter patter, so I grabbed my Knife Blade and Scoring Wheel bundles and created these easy custom party favors perfect for any occasion.

Create Custom Party Favors with the New Cricut Maker Bundle on HSN - Kingston Crafts

Custom Party Favors with the Cricut Maker

Already have a Cricut Maker? On July 11th HSN will premiere a Scoring Wheel bundle and a Knife Blade bundle for those of us who already have a machine and are ready to take the next step in our creativity. I used the embossed foil papers and metallic gold leather to create these party favors, and I am loving the results! Custom leather initials and custom box sizes and shapes? Yes please! {FTC Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post and contains affiliate links. This means I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you if you make a purchase.}

SUPPLIES NEEDED

cricut maker and supplies
cricut paper supplies
cricut paper supplies

HOW TO MAKE CUSTOM PARTY FAVORS WITH THE CRICUT MAKER

1. Select “customize” when you open the project in Design Space, This will allow you to change the size of the box and select the initials you want to use.

select design in cricut design space

2. Hide the initials by clicking on the eye next to the images in the box. This will allow you to cut multiple boxes.

hide the initals in crciut design space

3. Lay your embossed paper face down on the light grip mat and select mirror image in the mat screen.

lay your embossed paper face down on the light grip mat

4. Insert Single Scoring Wheel (it has 01 on the tip) and follow the instructions on the screen.

insert single scoring wheel in cricut machine

5. Once the Maker is done scoring, you will be prompted to switch out the Scoring Wheel with the Fine Point Blade.

switch out the scoring wheel with the fine point blade

6. Once you’ve switched out the blade, complete the cutting process, then repeat for as many boxes as you need.

7. When you are ready to begin cutting your initials, replace the Fine Point Blade with the Knife Blade.

8. Hide the box image in Design Space and unhide the initials, then change them if desired.

9. Place the leather shiny side down on the Strong Grip mat and select mirror image in the mat screen. NOTE – you MUST cut one inch off of the leather so it will fit under the star rollers.

place the leather shiny side down on the strong grip mat
run leather through cricut machine

10. Select 4-5 oz Tooling Leather as your material in Design Space (the setting for Metallic Leather currently still defaults to the deep cut blade).

11. Cut the letters and remove them from the mat.

cut letters and remove them from the mat

12. Fold the box edges in at the score marks.

fold the box edges in at the score marks
fold the box edges in at the score marks

12. Thread ribbon through the holes in the box and pull taut – that will close the box.

thread ribbon through the holes in the box and pull taut

13. Tie the ribbon in a knot, then thread the ribbon through the leather letter and tie in a bow.

tie the ribbon in a knot, then thread the ribbon through the leather letter

I hope you’ll join us on July 11th on HSN for a day filled with gorgeous projects, great deals, and tons of fun! I’ll be taking over Cricut’s Instagram Stories to show you what it’s like behind the scenes as we get ready for the big launch – come hang out with me and get in on the fun!

WHY DO I NEED THE CRICUT KNIFE BLADE AND SCORING WHEEL?

If you already own the Cricut Maker you know that the creative possibilities are endless. From the thousands of images available in Design Space to the hundreds of different materials it can cut, your imagination is the only limitation. Now with the Knife Blade you can add even more materials – including thick chipboard, balsa wood and mat board. Think of the project possibilities!

crciut knife blade
cricut planter project
cricut elephant project
cricut lighting project

The Scoring Wheel gives you extra deep, clear scores on a variety of materials so you can create everything from custom gift boxes to three dimensional art. It will take your paper crafting to a whole new level!

cricut scoring wheel
cricut invitation project
cricut party favor project
cricut planter project

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

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