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18 Best Cricut Ideas To Sell In 2024

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Best Cricut Ideas to Sell | The Design Hippo

Etsy, one of the most popular online marketplaces for handmade, vintage, and personalized items, had Gross Merchandise Sales of $13 billion in 2023. This proves the huge demand for items like custom gifts, trendy t-shirts, and unique home decor – all crafts you can create with your Cricut!

Selling your Cricut crafts can be a profitable business, whether you're looking to start a small business or want to make some extra money on the side.


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Guide to selling handmade items on Etsy

Explore our selection of this year's popular Cricut projects to sell, inspired by what's been flying off the shelves on Etsy. Check out the list below and start creating!

  1. Custom gifts
  2. SVG designs
  3. Signs
  4. Shirts
  5. Holiday crafts
  6. Tumbler & Mugs
  7. Home Decor
  8. Paper crafts
  9. Keychains
  10. Leather Earrings
  11. Pillows
  12. Phone cases
  13. Stickers
  14. Pot holders
  15. Baby gifts
  16. Labels
  17. Kitchen towels
  18. Wedding decor & gifts

Selling Cricut projects to make money is a fantastic business idea. But with so many Cricut ideas to sell, it can get really confusing. I have been in the craft business for years, first as a handmade seller and then as an SVG designer.

Whether you are starting a new business or want to boost sales for your existing business, choosing the best DIY Cricut ideas to sell makes a huge difference. Many Cricut projects sell well on Etsy and other marketplaces, whether you are using a Cricut Maker, Explore, or Joy cutting machine. The key is to identify a niche and create unique crafts for it.

You can create projects that sell year-round and seasonal crafts, such as those for Mother's Day, Christmas, Weddings, Easter, etc. You'll love this blog post because no matter your experience level – beginner, pro, and everything in between, you'll find the best Cricut ideas to sell by the end of this list.

1. Custom Gifts

One of the most profitable Cricut ideas to sell is personalized crafts. You can charge more and stand out from the competition when you offer personalization to customers.

Family Name Signs

family name monogram sign to make and sell with Cricut

Family name signs sell like hotcakes on Etsy year-round and on special occasions like Christmas and Weddings. Round wood signs are trending and make for beautiful front door decor. Using popular fonts for Cricut, you can create personalized signs that attract buyers.

Monogram Initial Coffee Mugs

personalized monogram coffee mug made with cricut maker

Customers will love buying a customized mug with their name in a lovely split-letter design. This monogram coffee mug is an easy vinyl project to sell for beginners. The mugs also make great gifts for girls and women on Birthdays, Bridal shower parties, Mother's Day, and Christmas, so you can sell them year-round!

Custom Cutting Boards

fancy family monogram design on a cutting boards

Personalized cutting boards are super popular among customers looking to buy gifts for Weddings, Anniversaries, Housewarmings, and Christmas. You can use a fancy monogram SVG alphabet to create stunning cutting boards easily.

Engagement & Bridal Shower Gifts

collage of wedding designs on a mug, shirt, and tote bag made with a cricut machine

Customers are always looking for the cutest gifts for their sister, best friend, or family member's engagement. No wonder trendy gifts for brides sell so well on Etsy! You can make custom crafts such as mugs, tote bags, ring dishes, and tumblers with the bride’s name using Cricut wedding fonts.

Personalized Tumblers

easy personalized tumblers to sell made using a cricut machine

You can get wine tumbler blanks in bulk and personalize them with a simple monogram SVG. You'll be surprised how this easy Cricut vinyl idea sells so well on Etsy. Personalized wine tumblers are unique gifts for many occasions, so you can expect to sell them year-round.

2. SVG designs

If you have an eye for design, selling SVG files to other Cricut crafters is a great option. It requires the least amount of investment and is the most passive idea on this list. You can create designs for various items such as t-shirts, stickers, signs, and more.

Get started: Learn how to make and sell SVG files

3. Signs

If you are looking to sell non-personalizable crafts, you should look into selling signs. After personalized crafts, wood signs with quotes are a super popular Cricut idea to sell and are profitable.

DIY Funny Bathroom Signs

funny bathroom sign made with a cricut machine

Download my free and funny bathroom signs SVG cut files for Cricut to make farmhouse-style bathroom decor. You can easily create cute wood signs with your Cricut and sell them on Etsy.

wreath family name sign design to make and sell with cricut
Monogram Last Name Wood Sign. Image Credit: Design Bundles

Another popular craft with excellent money-making opportunities is these family name signs. For weddings, Christmas, or just because, these signs make for timeless gifts your customers will adore.

Welcome Signs

vertical welcome wood sign made with cricut vinyl

You can help your customers add charm to their front door by making vertical porch signs. You can use permanent outdoor vinyl to make the welcome wood signs long-lasting. Create trendy welcome signs in multiple styles using my free welcome sign SVG files for Cricut.

Kitchen Conversion Chart

kitchen conversion chart on a square wood frame

This kitchen sign is a unique Cricut idea to sell that'll be super useful for bakers in the kitchen. Make conversion signs with my free kitchen SVG and sell them on Etsy or at a craft fair.

Couple Name Signs

couple names joined with a heart made with cricut maker
Design made with Hello Honey font.

If you are looking for a Cricut idea to sell on Etsy with excellent profit margins, you should make personalized signs. It's a super popular craft to sell year-round. Customers buy personalized signs to celebrate weddings, housewarming, anniversaries, Christmas, and many more special occasions. Use this super popular font with tails, Hello Honey, to personalize the signs.

Home State Signs

texas state map in a mandala design on a wood sign
Image Credit: OldMarket

Whether your customers celebrate weddings and housewarmings or just want to show off their state pride, state-themed gifts are a great option.

vertical porch sign made with cricut cutting machine
Image Credit: Lettershapes

Vertical porch signs are popular home decor crafts to sell. You can make seasonal signs for Fall, Christmas, or welcome signs that can be displayed year-round.

Funny Laundry Room Signs

set of four laundry room wood signs made with cricut
Image Credit: Diva Watts Designs

Rustic laundry signs are a fantastic Cricut idea for selling to home decor lovers.

Wood Signs with Christian Quotes

wooden sign with christian quote displayed on a mantle
Image Credit: Lettershapes

Christian signs are a great way for your customers to share their love for God. Moreover, scripture signs make beautiful decor, so they can be put up on a wall or a mantel in the living room.

farmhouse kitchen signs that you can make and sell with cricut
Image Credit: Caluya Design

If you want a Cricut craft idea that sells year-round and special occasions, you should make farmhouse-style kitchen signs.

Motivational Signs

inspirational quote on a hexagonal wood frame
Image Credit: Caluya Design

To inspire someone is the greatest gift anyone can give. That's why customers will love buying signs made using motivational quotes.

Sassy Quote Signs

Gold sign with sarcastic quote made with cricut vinyl
Image Credit: Caluya Design

Can we all agree that funny signs make for the best home decor ever? No wonder they are so popular among customers. Plus, they make for fantastic gifts for pretty much everyone.

4. Shirts

funny mom quote displayed on a shirt

Funny shirts celebrating mom's life are not just popular but easy to make Cricut idea to sell. Perfect for all experience levels of crafting, make sure to procure blank shirts and vinyl in bulk to minimize costs.

monogram initials made with cricut vinyl displayed on a shirt

Monogrammed shirts are a popular choice for many occasions, such as family reunions, weddings, and the festive season. Also, they are an excellent gift for her for birthdays, Mother's Day, or just because.

Matching Mommy and Me Outfits

matching unicorn shirts for mommy and me

Help new moms put together the perfect mommy and me outfits by making adorable matching shirts. You can create different sets of shirts featuring themes such as unicorn, shark, floral, and mermaid.

Hilarious Best Friends Shirts

best friends wearing funny quote t-shirts
Image Credit: Caluya Design

BFFs love wearing matching shirts and showing them off to the world. You can make t-shirts featuring funny quotes and adorable doodles, such as hearts and arrows, to make your products stand out.

Cute Vinyl Shirts for Halloween

female model wearing a halloween shirt made with cricut maker
Image Credit: Diva Watts Designs

Spooky and cute Halloween shirt designs are popular among customers. Make vinyl shirts featuring quotes and popular elements such as witches, spider webs, ghosts, and bats.

Scripture Quotes Shirts

set of five t-shirts to sell featuring christian quotes
Image Credit: Ewe-N-Me Designs

Customers buy Christian shirts for themselves or their friends and family to celebrate their faith.

Valentine's Day Baby Outfit

valentines day baby outfit made with cricut
Image Credit: Cutting For Business

Make and sell cute baby onesies with this free “be mine” design from Cutting For Business.

5. Holiday Crafts

DIY Round Christmas Signs

round christmas signs to sell using cricut machine
Image Credit: BrownCow Creatives

Christmas round signs make for fantastic front door decor during the festive season.

Personalized Santa Sack

merry christmas santa sack personalized with cricut
Image Credit: BrownCow Creatives

Kids will love the personalized touch on their Santa sacks!

Funny Christmas Blankets

christmas blanket with a funny quote resting on a farmhouse chair
Image Credit: Diva Watts Designs

Christmas blankets with funny quotes are popular items to add humor and festive charm to home decor.

candy canes themed christmas signs to sell
Image Credit: Caluya Design

Another popular Cricut idea to sell is festive decor signs.

custom santa tray made with cricut maker
Image Credit: Quail & Co Designs

Custom Santa trays personalized with kids' names are a popular craft to sell on Etsy.

Rustic Christmas Ornaments

wood ornament with christmas quote made using cricut joy
Image Credit: Wispy Willow Designs

Christmas ornaments featuring names or quotes are consistently best sellers during the holiday season.

Vinyl Easter Baskets

easter egg basket with colorful vinyl
Image Credit: OldMarket

Do you know which craft is among the top best-selling Cricut projects for Easter? Easter Baskets! You can create adorable easter baskets for kids. Also, you can offer personalization for an extra fee.

6. Tumblers & Mugs

personalized tumbler made using a cricut font

Custom tumblers are so trendy right now! Their popularity has only been growing over the years. Customers love buying personalized tumblers for everyday use and special occasions. Plus, they make for excellent gifts.

Funny Wine Glasses

two wine glasses featuring funny wine quotes
Image Credit: Caluya Design

Funny wine glasses make for the best gifts ever, so your customers will keep coming back for more.

Mom Christmas Mugs

vinyl christmas mug made with cricut
Image Credit: Caluya Design

Who doesn't love some holiday humor? Especially moms. Mugs with funny quotes are a top seller during the festive season.

Coffee Mugs with Sarcastic Sayings

camping coffee mug with a sarcastic quote in outdoor setting
Image Credit: Lettershapes

Coffee mugs with humorous sayings are evergreen items to sell.

7. Home Decor

Valentine's Day Decor

valentine day signs made with colorful cricut vinyl
Image Credit: Diva Watt Designs

Seasonal decor is one of the best-selling Cricut crafts on Etsy. You can make super trendy Valentine's decor that your customers will obsess over.

Winter Decorations

christmas decor signs to sell with winter quotes
Image Credit: Diva Watt Designs

Another Cricut idea to sell for seasonal decor is winter signs for the home. You can make trendy round signs featuring winter elements such as snowflakes, woodland creatures, and stars.

Fall Signs

hello pumpkin fall signs made with cricut maker
Image Credit: Diva Watt Designs

Is it even Fall if you haven't decorated your home with everything pumpkin-themed? That's exactly why customers love buying Fall-themed signs.

Sarcastic Quote Wall Art

sarcastic home decor sign displayed on a feminine work space
Image Credit: Caluya Design

Sassy quote designs that make you laugh and make for beautiful room decor, check! Your customers are guaranteed to come back for more.

Farmhouse Kitchen Towels

kitchen towel with funny farmhouse quote made with cricut
Image Credit: Ewe-N-Me Designs

Another farmhouse craft to sell is kitchen towels. Towels are easy to make, so they are the perfect idea for a Cricut beginner to sell.

Vinyl Cutting Boards

vinyl cutting board made with cricut
Image Credit: Craft Pixel Perfect

Cutting boards are the perfect gifts for pretty much every occasion, especially if they come with cute quotes!

Funny Doormats

sell doormats with funny quotes
Image Credit: EltaMaxArt

Your customers will love doormats customized with funny quotes because they are sure to make friends and family chuckle!

Summer Front Door Decor

hello summer wood sign made with cricut infusible ink

Nothing spruces up a space more than colorful summer decor. Get my free Hello Summer SVG design to make signs that bring sunshine to your customers.

8. Paper Crafts

Paper Flower Decor

beautiful paper flowers to sell made with cricut cardstock
Image Credit: MakerOfBeauty

Paper flower decor takes crafting to a whole other level. They have become a popular choice for nursery wall decor and party decorations. You can make beautiful decor using 3D paper flower templates without worrying about the complicated design involved.

Wedding Invitations

laser cut wedding invitation cut using a cricut design
Image Credit: FunPaperWood

One of the most popular wedding crafts to make and sell are wedding invitations. You can sell stunning laser-cut style invitations using Cricut.

Birthday Greeting Cards

colorful happy birthday greeting card with envelop
Image Credit: Digital Gems

Another papercraft to sell is birthday cards. Buyers love fun and colorful birthday cards with heartfelt or funny messages.

9. Keychains

acrylic keychains with colorful patterns using cricut vinyl
Image Credit: DIY Craft Tutorials

Keychains are budget-friendly and CUTE, so it's a win-win! You have the option to personalize them for your customers for an extra fee. Colorful keychains made with vinyl and personalized with names are a top seller on Etsy.

10. Leather Earrings

three layered faux leather earrings cricut project
Image Credit: Cut Cute Crafts

Faux leather earrings are so trendy right now. By layering the right colors, you can make and sell stylish earrings on Etsy or at craft fairs.

11. Pillows

easy zip code pillows personalized with cricut
Image Credit: Diva Watts Designs

Pillows make for beautiful decor and extraordinary gifts. Whether it be weddings, anniversaries, housewarming, or the holidays, you can easily sell pillows that suit different occasions and design styles.

12. Phone cases

heart patterned phone case to sell
Image Credit: BloomingDaisiesDesign

Trendy phone cases are irresistible, and it's no wonder they sell so well, especially if they're unique.

13. Stickers

motivational cricut stickers to sell displayed on back of a laptop
Image Credit: AB Digital Design Crafts

Do you love making stickers? Why not sell them? Buyers love decorating their laptops, phones, and tumblers with trendy stickers as a way to express themselves. Get inspirational sticker designs, print, and then cut; you are ready to sell your first sticker pack.

14. Pot holders

red pot holder with a funny quote made using cricut maker
Image Credit: Crystal Gifts Studio

Potholders can do more than just handle hot pots and pans in the kitchen. They can make for such cute kitchen decor. The perfect gift for almost any occasion for your customers, whether it be teacher appreciation, Fall, or Christmas.

15. Baby gifts

baby elephant stuffed animal personalized with birth stats
Image Credit: Crystal Gifts Studio

With your Cricut, you can make many types of baby gifts, such as blankets, onesies, and personalized stuffed animals. These are fantastic projects to sell on Etsy.

16. Labels

three clear glass jars with spice labels made with cricut
Image Credit: Browncow Creatives

Labels made with Cricut are a great idea for selling to organization lovers. For example, pantry labels are cute and help keep the kitchen organized.

17. Kitchen Towels

kitchen towel with apple pie recipe made with cricut maker
Image Credit: Savanas Design

Custom kitchen towels with quotes or monograms are easy to make and sell. So, no matter whether you are a beginner or a pro at making Cricut crafts, you can consider this option.

18. Wedding Decor & Gifts

personalized mr. and mrs. pillow case to sell for weddings
Image Credit: AMCX Studio

Choosing the perfect wedding decor and gifts is not easy. Moreover, wedding crafts are one of the most popular categories to sell on Etsy. You can create everything from signs to invitations and seating charts to make your customer's big day special.

More Cricut Ideas to Sell

Tooth Fairy Bags

tooth fairy bag made with cricut for kids
Image Credit: Caluya Design

Kids and parents will love these tooth fairy bags! You can customize them with adorable quotes and cute doodles.

Teacher Appreciation Gifts

tote bag with a teacher appreciation quote hanging on a railing
Image Credit: Lettershapes

Teacher Appreciation gifts sell exceptionally well during Teacher Appreciation Week and for Christmas. Make sure to capitalize on this trend by making crafts featuring heartfelt quotes for teachers.

Mother's Day Gifts

farmhouse pillow featuring a heartfelt quote for mother's day
Image Credit: Ewe-N-Me Designs

Another great project to sell is Mother's Day gifts. Customize shirts, tumblers, coasters, and tote bags to feature lovely quotes to celebrate the special day.

Tips for choosing a profitable Cricut business idea

The key to selecting the right idea depends on several factors. Keep these essential things in mind.

  1. Start with your passion: Think about what you love making and research if similar items are selling successfully.
  2. Know your customer: Who is your target audience, and how does your product address their specific problems?
  3. Price for profit: Calculate the cost of materials, packaging, shipping, and hourly wages to set the right price for your product.
  4. Evaluate competition: How competitive is the niche, and how will you stand out in the market?
  5. Embrace your unique angle: Offering a specific style, niche, or customization that others don't can be a huge USP.
  6. Have a marketing plan: This determines how people will discover your amazing Cricut creations!

Cricut ideas to sell FAQs

What is the best software for designing SVG files?

Adobe Illustrator is the top choice for designing SVG files. It's ideal for creating high-quality, Cricut-compatible cut files that give you professional results. For those on a budget, Inkscape is a free alternative. Check out our beginner's guide to making SVG files to learn more.

Where can you buy affordable Cricut supplies in bulk?

You can buy affordable Cricut supplies in bulk from several places.

  • Amazon: Offers a massive selection of vinyl, tools, and blanks, often with competitive prices.
  • Expressions Vinyl: A great choice for bulk vinyl and HTV with a wide range of options.
  • Jiffyshirts: Ideal for blank t-shirts in various colors and styles.
  • Cricut: Occasionally offers bulk deals or sales on their own brand materials.

Where can I find free or affordable SVG files for my Cricut projects?

Here's where to find free and affordable SVG files for your Cricut projects.

  • Creative Fabrica: Great for commercial-use freebies and a value-packed subscription.
  • The Design Hippo: Check out our own blog, The Design Hippo, for a huge collection of free SVG cut files ready for your Cricut business.
  • Design Bundles: Look for their freebies and bundle deals (where you get multiple designs for one low price).
  • Etsy: Many designers sell individual SVGs and bundles at affordable prices.
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