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12 Cricut Keychain Ideas For Acrylic & Faux Leather Projects


Looking for Cricut keychain ideas? Here are the 12 best DIY Cricut vinyl and leather keychain ideas to make with your Maker, Explore, or Joy cutting machine. These templates and ideas are suitable for beginner and expert crafters. So, if you want to make a round acrylic keychain or a faux leather project, this post is for you.

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Cricut Keychain Ideas | The Design Hippo

I am obsessed with making keychains because they are easy and fun DIY crafts to create with Cricut. Whether you want to make a colorful round acrylic keychain using vinyl, a personalized faux leather keychain, or an engraved keychain, you'll find creative Cricut keychain ideas in this post.

Using these keychain ideas, you can easily create plenty of keychains with inexpensive supplies. Additionally, these are perfect for making birthday gifts with Cricut, Christmas stocking stuffers, and wedding or bridal shower party favors.

In this post, you'll find links to free keychain SVG files, leather keychain project tutorials, and more unique DIY keychain ideas using the Cricut engraving tool and acrylic paints. I've also included Cricut keychain holder templates to create a cute display card.

The best thing about these DIY keychains is that they are small crafts, making them suitable to craft with any Cricut machine – Joy, Maker, or Explore. I hope this list of Cricut keychain ideas will inspire you to create something unique!

Cricut Keychain Ideas: Acrylic Keychain Projects

1. DIY Round Acrylic Keychains made with Cricut

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Round acrylic keychains are so easy to make and look super cute. So I made these free Cricut keychain SVG backgrounds featuring paint brush strokes and patterns.

You'll love using the chevron, quatrefoil, and mermaid scale SVG patterns to create colorful DIY keychains with adhesive vinyl. Or use the heart, rectangle, and circle brush strokes to create a background for the acrylic keychains. Moreover, these keychains are a perfect gift for all ages.

2. Personalized Acrylic Keychains using Circle Patterns

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DIY Craft Tutorials

These round keychain patterns by DIY Craft Tutorials are a must-have! The circle keychain template bundle has many cute backgrounds like hearts, butterflies, and floral SVG designs.

You can easily personalize the acrylic keychains with a monogram font. These name keychains make for a fantastic Cricut gift idea for her. Perfect for occasions like Anniversaries, Christmas, and Bridal Showers.

3. DIY Engraved Keychains made with Cricut Maker

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Happiness Is Homemade

Do you want to make an engraved acrylic keychain but don't know where to start? You definitely want to check out this Cricut Maker engraved keychain idea by Happiness Is Homemade.

The super-detailed tutorial will help you understand how to engrave an acrylic keychain with a design. Plus, you'll learn tips and tricks for making unique DIY acrylic keychains like a pro!

4. Easy Cricut Joy Keychains using Acrylic Paints

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Color Made Happy

Another fantastic Cricut keychain idea is this easy Cricut Joy keychain project by Color Made Happy that is jaw-dropping.

Using acrylic paint, permanent vinyl, and Cricut acrylic keychain blanks, you can create unique keychains. These keychains are a fun craft to make with kids using your Cricut Joy. So check out the tutorial and create colorful keychains that also make great gifts for him and her.

5. DIY Monogram Keychains made with Cricut Explore

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Slay At Home Mother

If you want to make a Cricut monogram keychain, look no further. This DIY monogram keychain idea from Slay At Home Mother has got you covered.

Go through the detailed tutorial and learn everything from how to create a monogram in Cricut Design Space to applying vinyl on acrylic keychains. Although the machine used in the tutorial is Cricut Explore, the keychain idea will also work with a Cricut Maker.

Cricut Keychain Ideas: Faux Leather Projects

6. DIY Faux Leather Heart Keychain for Mom

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Are you looking for a leather keychain idea for moms? You should check out this beautiful DIY leather heart keychain by Hello Creative Family.

You can easily customize the leather keychain template with HTV and make a special gift for your mom. Also, the keychain project takes less than 10 minutes to craft. Whether for Mother's Day, Christmas or just because, the Cricut leather keychain with a heart design is guaranteed to impress your mom.

7. Cricut Keychains using Faux Pebble Leather

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The Homes I Have Made

I am obsessed with these cute faux leather keychains in seven unique styles by The Homes I Have Made. This keychain idea uses faux pebble leather and iron-on vinyl to add decorative details.

You can make these leather keychains with your Maker or Explore machine. Whether you want to make a heart or chevron style keychain or mini monogram keychains, you'll find fantastic DIY leather keychain ideas.

8. DIY Personalized Leather Cricut Keychain for Dad

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Moms and Crafters

This personalized leather keychain by Moms and Crafters is the best gift idea for men and boys. The keychain project can be made using Cricut Maker or Explore with a knife blade.

You can choose genuine or faux leather to craft the keychains that are great gifts for Birthdays, Father's Day, and Anniversaries.

9. Cricut Key Fob Wristlet made using Free SVG files

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Amy Romeu

Want to make a key fob wristlet with your Maker or Explore machine? You should check out this Cricut key fob tutorial and template by Amy Romeu.

Using the Cricut Easy Press, you can easily make patterned faux leather keychains in fun colors. Also, add a tassel and attach it to a key ring to create a fun keychain project for kids and adults.

More DIY Keychain Ideas to make with Cricut

10. DIY Cricut Keychain Holders using Free Templates

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Making keychains is an excellent Cricut idea to sell, whether you want to sell on Etsy or at art & craft fairs. I made these free keychain holder templates that'll help you showcase your keychain crafts elegantly.

You can easily create professional keychain display cards using cardstock with my free display holder SVG files for Cricut.

11. Custom Glitter Letter Cricut Keychains

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Amy Romeu

Another unique keychain idea is this glitter letter keychain project by Amy Romeu. Follow the tutorial to make colorful personalized keychains using chunky glitter faux leather sheets and your Cricut Maker or Explore machine.

12. No-Sew Lip Balm Keychain Holder

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Domestic Heights

This chapstick keychain holder idea by Domestic Heights is super creative. You can use the free lip balm holder SVG templates to make unique handmade gifts for friends and family.

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