How To make stickers with Cricut, A step by step Guide

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In this article, we will discuss How To make stickers with Cricut and all that you need to get it done. First of all, create your pic file or download the design that you intend to print and cut.

After this, you need to print the image with an inkjet printer. However, you first need to load your image to Cricut Software. The software for those who do not know is referred to as Cricut Design Space.

Now that you have your image printed, load the mat and sticker to your Cricut maker or Cricut explore 2 and cut. Finally, unload the sticker and weed out the printed and cut design.

What do I need to make stickers with Cricut

A quick Step by Step How To make stickers with Cricut

  1. Get your Design Done
  2. Upload designs to Cricut Design Space
  3. Print your designs on a Printer
  4. Load mat and Printed Sticker material to Cricut
  5. Cut the printed Sticker

What is Print and Cut

A Cricut machine is essentially made to cut out designs from materials. Sometimes, however, you need to cut out printed designs. This is referred to as print and cut. You can not do it with your Cricut machine alone but need a printer to first print your design on the sticker.

We recommend using your Cricut Explore or Cricut Maker with an inkjet printer. Make sure you first print then cut and never the reverse.

What is the best Cricut Machine for Stickers?

When it comes to printing and cutting, the size of the machine is very important. This size requirement automatically disqualified the Cricut Joy due to its very small size.

The Cricut Maker and Cricut Maker 3 are good for print and cutting. However, we recommend the more affordable Cricut Explore 2.

Best Printers for Stickers

As discussed in our article for best printers for art prints many printers will give great sticker print quality. However, for the purpose of printing and cutting, you need a printer that can print on large enough material to fit on Cricut. For this, we recommend Canon PIXMA TS9521C.

Canon TS9521C All-In-One Wireless Crafting Photo Printer

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What you get when you buy Canon

  1. All-In-One Printer
  2. Multi-Purpose Tray
  3. Photo Paper Sample Pack
  4. 5 Sheets of 8.5”x11” , 5×7, 5×5, 5×6,4×6 inches Matte, Semi-Gloss and Gloss
  5. Setup CD
  6. Ink Tanks

Where can i get artwork for stickers

First of all, you can hire a designer on Fiverr to create the design for you as per your description and then upload it on Cricut Design Space.

Alternatively, you can use shape elements on Cricut design space to come up with your own design and then print it. The 3rd and most common option for creators is to buy a design on websites such as Etsy or Creative Market.

How to make stickers with Cricut on iPad

You can use a computer or a Tablet for Cricut. However, if you are good at using Procreate, an iPad is a great option to create your art. Here is a video that guides you on how to go about it.

Step by Step How To make stickers with Cricut

  • Get your Design Done
  • Upload designs to Cricut Design Space
  • Print your designs on a Printer
  • Load mat and Printed Sticker material to Cricut
  • Cut the printed Sticker

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