Are you looking for some fun ways to personalize your back to school items with your Cricut?
You’re in the right place because I’m rounding up 20 project ideas sure to inspire you!
Or maybe you’ve been eyeing a Cricut machine and not sure just how much it’s capable of? This post is also for you!
Let’s take a look at my 20 favorite back to school projects and how 20 talented bloggers chose to personalize them.
1. Modern abstract shapes
I love how Lexy at The Proper Blog personalized all her kiddo’s gear with these cute abstract layered shapes. The color palette is subtle and pretty. Super fun idea!
2. Cute and classic first day flags
Ashley over at At Home With Ashley made the cutest DIY pennant flags for first day of school photos. I love how cute and classic they are and her color choices are also fun! No matter how you’re doing the first day of school, these flags are photo prop perfection!
3. Harry Potter themed gear
If your kiddos are into Harry Potter this tutorial from Chelsea at Lovely Indeed is perfect for you! I love the subtle designs in white and gold foil. It really adds some personality to this back to school gear!
4. Personalized headphones and mask
I love how Kathy, a teacher and blogger from A Mom’s Impression, used her Cricut to personalize two must-haves for kiddos — headphones and a mask. I think I might have to borrow these ideas for our gear. So cute!
5. Face masks of the day
Ok, this is a genius idea from Vanessa at Tried and True Creative! Having a mask for each day of the week would definitely make sanitizing and organizing them so much easier. The design is adorable and uses the cool new line of infusible inks — this is a win for sure!
6. Creative folder and pouch labels
Erin at Printable Crush made the coolest personalized labels for folders and a pouch, but they could go on anything. These are sure to help her stay organized for her virtual learning adventure!
7. Super fun grade level t-shirts
How cute are these fun and creative shirts made by Jamie at The Denver Housewife?! She used pre-made Cricut Design Space designs and they turned out so great! Check out her blog post to see more of her personalized items.
8. A very thoughtful teacher care package
Sarah and Jessica at Pretty Providence were so thoughtful with this creative teacher care package! I love the clean, modern design of these essentials. Teachers are true heroes and they totally deserved to feel loved and pampered!
9. Cool and custom face masks
Ok, this is a round-up inside a round-up and I’m here for it :). The Cricut team gathered some super creative customized mask ideas from lots of bloggers and shared them in one place. Be sure to check it out to get inspired.
10. Customize a simple backpack
Sarah from Creative Ramblings designed the coolest leopard backpack pattern. It totally elevated this simple backpack and turned out so great! My daughter’s school mascot is a Leopard, so I might have to borrow her idea for our next backpack. 🙂
11. Personalize all your supplies with these sweet name stickers
Charynn from Pineapple Paper Co. went above and beyond with these cute name stickers (and much more) for all her kiddos supplies. They turned out great!
12. The ultimate personalized package
Ok, I love everything shown here in this setup made by Trista of Happily Trista. Her daughter has to be so excited to have this much personalization in her back to school gear. The rainbow lunchbox has to be my favorite!
13. Another sweet and essential teacher care package
Here’s another thoughtful teacher gift from Britni and Play Party Plan! This adorable custom-designed bag filled with supplies and absolutely amazing.
14. Cheerful face masks and a storage pouch
I’m so inspired by all the cute face masks I’ve been seeing, but these from Mariah at Giggles Galore have to be my very favorite! I just love how colorful and cheerful they are. I love the kindness rainbow option. Well done!
15. Coordinated and cute back to school set
Wow, this is quite the coordinated set from Katy over at A Shade of Teal! She killed it with all this cuteness! Head to her blog post to see all the supplies she used to create each piece.
16. Cool and complete homeschool space
Stacey at The Soccer Mom Blog converted part of her office into a homeschool/distance learning room for her girls, and it turned out so great! I love the wall decor, organizers, and cute t-shirts she created with her Cricut. Very impressive!
17. A colorful and unique pencil case and tote bag
Adanna over at Rattles and Heels created the coolest little colored pencil case and a library bag with her Cricut and an Easy Press. Head to her blog to see the tote!
18. Back to school t-shirt ideas
Another round-up in a round-up? You bet! This is a fun grouping of t-shirt ideas from the Cricut blog that you can easily create. I love these oversized shirts that can be worn senior year. Such a great idea!
19. Pretty patterned rainbow t-shirt
Vanessa at Our Thrifty Ideas created the coolest rainbow t-shirt using a mixture of patterns and it turned out beautifully! Head to her blog to see the steps she took.
20. See how I used my Cricut Joy to personalize our supplies
Sorry for the shameless plug here, but here are the six items I personalized with my Cricut for our virtual back to school experience. 🙂 You can check out all the steps and get links in this post.
As a quick reference, here are the supplies I used for my project:
– Cricut Joy (or any other Cricut machine)
– Cricut smart vinyl in your favorite colors
– Cricut basic tool set
– Cricut Access (Standard or Premium)
– School supplies to personalize
I hope these ideas have inspired you and showed you just how much a Cricut can do to personalize pretty much anything!
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