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15+ Easy Cricut Birthday Gift Ideas for Him and Her


Are you looking for an easy birthday gift that looks special? Here are the best Cricut birthday gift ideas for him and her that are guaranteed to impress your mom, dad, or any recipient. You'll find fun projects to make with your Cricut Maker, Explore, or Joy machine.

cricut birthday gift ideas

Choosing the best Birthday gift is not easy. To help reduce your gift-making stress, I am sharing my go-to list of the best Cricut Birthday Gift ideas.

You'll love this list of unique Cricut projects ranging from birthday cards and monogrammed coasters to personalized wood signs. Make your family member or friend's Birthday memorable using these creative DIY craft ideas.

Whether you are crafting for your mom, dad, kids, husband, or friends, homemade DIY gifts are the perfect way to show how much you care. As a Cricut crafter, I am sure you feel the same way!

No matter which machine you are using – Cricut Maker, Joy, or Explore, you'll find the very best Cricut Birthday gift ideas for him and her.

This blog post is all about the best Cricut Birthday Gift ideas.

Best Cricut Birthday Gift Ideas

1. DIY Happy Birthday Card – Easy Cricut birthday gift idea

DIY Happy Birthday card - an easy Cricut birthday gift idea
Digital Gems

It doesn't matter how old I get; I love gifting and receiving handmade cards for special occasions.

This DIY card featuring a cute cake and the message “Happy Birthday” written in script letters is the best gift for any special person in your life.

The project is an easy Cricut birthday card idea, perfect for making last-minute and inexpensive gifts for men and women. Make it for your mom, dad, kids, grandmom, teacher, or a friend; they are guaranteed to be delighted!

What you'll need: Birthday Card Template by Digital Gems.

2. Wood Sign with Names – Best birthday gift for mom & dad

cricut birthday gift idea for mom - wooden sign with names
cricut birthday gift idea for dad - wood sign with names

I am obsessed with Cricut wood projects because they make for elegant and timeless gifts. Also, they double up as super cute home decor.

If you are looking to make a thoughtful gift for your mom or dad's birthday, look no further—craft a personalized sign with names that they will love to have and display forever.

Your mom or dad will love to put the sign up on a wall, table, or desk in the living room, kitchen, workspace, garage, or craft room.

What you'll need: Mom Split Monogram SVG and Dad Split Monogram SVG.

3. Unicorn Pillow – Cricut birthday gift idea for girls

cricut birthday gift idea for her - unicorn pillow

Crafting the best gift for girls can be challenging. I scoured the internet to find out what's trendy, and this unicorn pillow idea came on top.

The cute eyelashes and floral elements make an adorable gift for your daughter, sister, granddaughter, or niece. You can create an iron-on vinyl pillow or sequin pillow with Cricut infusible ink.

You can also personalize this gift for her by adding the Birthday girl's name in a calligraphy font, making it even more special.

What you'll need: Unicorn SVG.

4. Monogrammed Wallet – Cricut birthday gift idea for him

Monogrammed Wallet made with Cricut

This monogrammed wallet is the best DIY Birthday gift for him! The boys and men in your life are guaranteed to love this thoughtful Birthday craft.

A good wallet is a great gift for your son, husband, nephew, grandfather, or brother, but you can make it truly unique by personalizing it with a monogram.

The custom wallet is a functional and creative gift for kids and adults. It will make for the perfect Birthday present for teenagers and boys of all ages.

What you'll need: Split Monogram Letters by March Design Studio.

5. Personalized Tumblers made with Cricut

display of personalized Libbey can glass tumblers made using a Cricut Maker

One of the most creative DIY gifts to make with Cricut is tumblers. They are easily the best gift for your mom, sister, husband, or dad.

Some of my favorite tumbler ideas include using vinyl, paint, and glitter. You can also make full wraps for Starbucks cold cups for coffee lovers.

6. Keychain made with Cricut Vinyl

display of three round acrylic keychain designs for Cricut to make last minute birthday gifts

A budget-friendly and last-minute birthday gift idea that never fails to impress is Cricut keychains.

You can easily get acrylic blanks and customize them with colorful vinyl in minutes. Moreover, you can add the recipient's name to the keychain for an extra special touch.

7. Personalized Apron

Personalized Boho Rainbow Apron

Know someone in your life who loves baking or cooking up a storm in the kitchen? I may have the perfect Cricut Birthday project for you – a personalized apron featuring the most adorable rainbow.

You can make the rainbow with bright or neutral vinyl colors. Kids will love wearing a custom apron featuring their name in a fun font.

What you'll need: Boho Rainbow SVG and Gentle Air font for personalization.

8. Inspirational Stickers

Inspirational Stickers made with Cricut
Sanqunetti Design

DIY inspirational crafts that can motivate someone on their special day make for fantastic gifts. Because no matter a person's age, we can all use some daily inspiration.

You'll love crafting and gifting these cute stickers featuring inspirational quotes. These Cricut stickers are an inexpensive and easy-to-make Birthday project. And they are perfect for decorating laptops, journals, tumblers, and more.

Make this Birthday gift using your Cricut and give it to moms, kids, students, small business owners, friends, or anyone looking to bring more positivity into their life.

What you'll need: Inspirational Sticker SVG Bundle by Sanqunetti Design.

9. Zodiac Constellation Tote Bag – Cricut birthday gift idea for her

Unique Cricut Birthday gift idea for her - Zodiac Constellation Tote Bag
Digital Rainbow Shop

Whether it's your mom, sister, daughter, grandmom, or aunt obsessed with zodiac signs and horoscopes, we all have someone in our life who loves all things astrology.

If you are looking for a unique Birthday gift for her, you have to make this DIY zodiac constellation tote bag!

This celestial-themed Cricut Birthday gift idea is guaranteed to blow the minds of astrology lovers.

What you'll need: Zodiac Constellation SVG by Digital Rainbow Shop.

10. Monogrammed Coasters

Monogrammed Coasters made with cricut maker
Craft Pixel Perfect

Coasters can be more than just a thing that prevents stains on your furniture; they can be unforgettable Birthday gifts for him or her.

Turn a blank coaster into a unique Birthday gift by adorning it with a funny quote or elegant monogram.

Your husband, wife, mom, dad, grandma, brother, or a friend will appreciate this creative gift from you.

What you'll need: Coaster SVG Bundle by Craft Pixel Perfect.

11. Rainbow Libbey Can Glass – Trendy DIY birthday gift idea

Rainbow Libbey Can Glass - Popular Cricut birthday gift idea
Jordyn Alison Designs

Do you know one of the popular Cricut crafting trends right now? You can make custom Libbey Beer Can Glass with vinyl.

Use the boho wrap template to make the pattern with your Cricut and put it on the can glass. It will make for a stylish gift to the Birthday girl.

What you'll need: Libbey Can Wrap SVG by Jordyn Alison Designs.

12. DIY Card Wallet – Easy birthday gift idea for men & women

Easy DIY Card Wallet - another trendy cricut birthday gift idea

No-sew purses are an easy Birthday gift to make with Cricut if you want to make something unique last-minute. You can make a stunning wallet quickly using faux leather.

This DIY project is a beautiful handmade gift for men and women. The card templates include wrap snap and inside snap designs to choose what style you want.

What you'll need: Card Wallet Template by OGCrafts.

13. Funny Wine Gift Bag – Cricut birthday gift idea for best friend

Funny Wine Gift Bag made with cricut
Craft Pixel Perfect

A wine bottle for the wine lover in your life can seem like an obvious Birthday gift. But you can pair their favorite wine with the funniest DIY gift bag ever and make the gift super unique.

These funny wine gift bags can be made easily with your Cricut and are guaranteed to make your best friend, sister, husband, wife, or anyone who shares your sense of humor delighted on their special day.

What you'll need: Wine Bag Quotes by Craft Pixel Perfect.

14. Cute Hair Bow

Cute Hair Bow made with Cricut maker

Girls can never have enough cute hair bows! That's why a creative hair bow made with Cricut makes for a fantastic Birthday gift.

You can cut the bow out of faux leather, felt, or foam in a pattern or texture that the recipient will love. The bow is a creative way to decorate kids' purses, hair clips, and bands.

The detailed tutorial included with the template makes it super easy for you to assemble the cute bow. This Cricut gift idea is sure to wow Birthday girls of all ages.

What you'll need: Hair Bow Template by OGCrafts.

15. Trendy Boho Keychain

Trendy Boho Keychain made with Cricut

Transform an ordinary keychain into a delightful Birthday gift by decorating it with vinyl. Easy-to-make, inexpensive, yet insanely trendy, this is a quick Cricut Birthday gift idea for kids and adults.

What you'll need: Boho Rainbow SVG

16. Faux Leather Earrings

Faux Leather Earrings - Best Cricut birthday gift for her or girls
Maisie Moo Design

One of the popular trends in Cricut crafts is making creative faux leather earrings. So if you are looking for an easy DIY handmade Birthday gift for girls and women, you should make trendy earrings with Cricut.

I love the twisted tassel earring templates because they are simple to make, and you can play with the kind of faux leather pattern you use to make jaw-dropping earrings.

What you'll need: Earrings SVG Template by Maisie Moo Design.

17. Cupcake Gift Card Holder

Cupcake Gift Card Holder made with Cricut
Gina C. Creates

Gift cards can make for great Birthday gifts – they take away the stress of choosing a gift for you while helping the recipient get exactly what they want.

A thoughtful way to give the gift card is in a DIY gift card holder made with Cricut. You can easily create a cute cupcake gift card holder using Gina's free SVG template and tutorial.

What you'll need: Free Cricut Gift Card Holder Template by Gina C. Creates.

18. Lipstick Holder

Lipstick Holder made with cricut
Maisie Moo Design

It's so easy to lose your lipstick, lip balm, or chapstick in a sea of other things in your purse or bag. When I stumbled across this creative lipstick pouch template, I knew I had found a solution.

I love this super creative pouch idea to help everyone keep their lipstick and lip care essentials handy. It will be the perfect Birthday gift idea for girls, teenagers, moms, and grandmoms.

What you'll need: Lipstick Holder SVG Template by Maisie Moo Design.

19. Cute DIY Gift Tags

Free Cute DIY Gift Tags made with Cricut Maker
Daydream Into Reality

Homemade bakes, candles, and soaps make for great Birthday gifts. You can add a creative touch to these homemade goodies by adding a DIY gift tag made with Cricut. Catalina's free SVG templates will help you make the cutest gift tags.

What you'll need: Free Cricut Gift Tag SVG Template by Daydream Into Reality.

More Cricut Birthday Gift Ideas

I hope this list helped you pick the best birthday gift for your loved one! You can also make a Cricut birthday card to go with your gift.

For personalizing a gift, pick a unique font like a font with tails or hearts. The recipient's name will look great on shirts, tumblers, pillows, and more projects.

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