5/31 | 22 Beginner Cricut Explore Ideas

I bet you’ve just received your very own Cricut Explore and you’re ready to get creative! Today I’m sharing with you 22 awesome beginner Cricut Explore ideas. These are perfect beginner Cricut Explore craft ideas. I personally love how easy it is to create my own greeting cards, 3D projects, home decor. I’ve in the past spent time stenciling and often I just wasn’t able to get the desired crisp lines that the Cricut Explore provides. Be sure to leave me a comment and tell me what your favorite beginner Cricut Explore idea is.


Check Out How To Make This Super Easy succulent Planter Project With Your Cricut!

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1. Quilting Star Pallet Sign


2. DIY Lunch Notes by Jen Goode

3. Cut Letter with your Cricut Explore 

4. Simple Ice Cream Cone Shirt

5. How to Cut Chipboard & wood with the Cricut Explore

6. Hand Lettered Wood Sign Tutorial

7. Gold Foil Vinyl Wood Teepee

8. Customized Pencil Pouch

9. Framed Paper Succulents 

10. DIY Monogrammed Yeti Tumbler

11. DIY Monogrammed Ring Dish

12. Diamond Hanging Planter

13. Leafy Iron-on Picnic Blanket

14. DIY Photo Magnets with Cricut Explore 

15. Easy Taco Ear Phone Holder

16. Easy Laptop Case with Cricut Explore

17. Leather Cuff Bracelet 

18. Wake up and make up with Cricut Explore! 

19. Sew Awesome easy DIY t-shirt with Cricut Explore

20. Adhesive Vinyl Technique: Hinge Application 

21. Big Dipper Wall Light 

22. DIY Monogram Pillow using Cricut Explore

23. DIY Stencil Rustic Decor 

I hope you got inspired with all these beginner Cricut Explore ideas! You’re going to love all the ways you can use the Cricut Explore to cut vinyl, cardstock, leather, chipboard, and more!

19 thoughts on “22 Beginner Cricut Explore Ideas”

  1. I have tried to download the Be Sew Awesome cutting file.
    Is there a way that you can send it to me via email.
    I am having a hard time.

  2. I purchased a Cricut Explore Air but its still in the box because I am so overwhelmed! I don’t know where to begin.

    1. Me too. I bought mine in February and it’s still in the box hoping to be able to make something soon. Good luck!

    1. I just bought one too and was overwhelmed. I logged into the website and started by doing the projects that came with my bundle package. If you guys bought the bundle that is a good place to start. The step by step instructions were great.

  3. I am so grateful I found your post, You’ve really covered up almost all the possible tips for a beginner. Actually, I got a lot of information from your blog which can help explore new idea. Thanks.

  4. Great ideas! I think the “Big Pipper” project is supposed to be “Big Dipper”.

  5. I am so grateful I found your post, You’ve really covered up almost all the possible idea about beginner Cricut explore. Actually, I got a lot of information from your blog which can help to explore beginner Cricut. Thanks.

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