How to Make Gnome Sticker Gift Tags with Cricut

Oh yes, I did! For the second year in a row (that makes it annual now!) I invited some crafty little gnome friends back to the blog to do a takeover craft party here at Well Crafted Studio. So for the next week, there will be Gnomes, Gnomes, and MORE Gnome projects. And to make it even MORE awesome, I have 5 other blogging friends that are going to be doing the same thing at their blog this week. Each of us contributed one project to feature and the projects they sent legitimately made my jaw drop- every.single.one. So I hope you’ll click on the links below and check each of these 5 projects out. And then I hope you’ll come back here for more Gnomish fun! But first, let’s make some Christmas Gnome Gift Tag Stickers!

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Engraved Snow Globe Photo Ornaments with a Cricut Maker

How to Make an Engraved Snow Globe Ornament with Cricut

Although I can get lost in designing, I know that it’s the techniques I teach that have the most value to my readers. I like to think of it as everyone has a toolbox of their own skills and experiences, and every time you learn a new technique, you add to that toolbox. In this post, I build on the techniques you already learned in my Engraved Photo Cards with a Cricut Maker tutorial and expanded on it to show you how to cut custom metal shapes and manipulate your print then cut photos to look like they fit inside the globe. I also tell you how to glue and layer metal to create a two-toned version as an optional tweak after you make an engraved snow globe ornament or two!

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Cricut Engraved Photo Cards for Christmas

How to Make a Cricut Engraved Photo Card

Yes, there’s the food, the gifts, and the Christmas Carols, but what I like best about the season is the Christmas crafting. This year, I actually started working on this Holiday MakerFest Christmas project in July. I knew what I wanted the final products to be, but I had no idea how to get there. So it was weeks of testing and failing and developing new techniques. That crazy rollercoaster experience you get as you’re inventing something new. BUT, I was able to come out on the other side with THREE amazing new projects. I plan to publish all three projects as tutorials here, but I really recommend you go grab your free ticket for the workshop. Then you can watch how I make a Cricut engraved photo card for Christmas!

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Glitter Stickers for Halloween with snarky seasonal sayings.

How to Make Glitter Stickers with the Cricut Mobile App

Have you seen the new printable Glitter Sticker Paper from Silhouette? It’s a white sticker paper that well… glitters. I was curious what this paper looked like once we printed on it so I brewed up some fun and spooky gnome stickers on Procreate to test with it. Then I used my iPad and Cricut Design Space Mobile to print and cut them with my Cricut machine. If you read below you’ll find out how to make our own custom material setting in Cricut Design Space and how to upload, print and cut these stickers on an iPad. So read on and figure out how to make glitter stickers with an iPad and a Cricut!

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Gnome Valentine Stickers

How to Make Valentine Gnome Stickers

So sometimes a trend comes along that I just love. And I will hop on that bandwagon like nobody’s business. My M.O. is to get on fairly early in the ride, but I’ll hop off early too. It’s not so much boredom, more of a magpie tendency to like the bright and new. So in November, when I had my truly epic Gnome Craft Party Takeover, I was all in on the Gnomes. In December, my Gnomies and I were still pretty tight. But I thought that by mid- January I’d be ready to pack them away with the Christmas tree. Then I started to see THE CUTEST Valentine’s Gnomes. If you’re still with me on this Gnome ride, you’ll want to read the tutorial below on how to print then cut Valentine Gnome Stickers with a Cricut.

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Gnome Holiday Stickers to print and cut! How to print stickers to cut with your cricut?

How to Make Christmas Gnome Stickers with a Cricut!

Gnomes, if you didn’t know, can be bossy little creatures. They like to tell you what to do and have opinions about all sorts of things. And because they’re a little narcissistic, they LOVED the idea of these Gnome stickers. 😂 They’re banking on the fact that if you were to have a question about anything, “Put a Gnome on it” will be the answer. “How should you seal your holiday cards?” Put a Gnome on it. “How can I give my planner a holiday theme?” Put a Gnome on it. “What can I use to cover this tattoo?” Put a Gnome on it? It STILL works! So today’s post has free hand-drawn and a tutorial on how to make Christmas Gnome Stickers with a Cricut. So you can put a Gnome on it. Whatever your “it” may be.

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How to Make Stickers on Procreate the Easy Way- Trace Photos!

Seriously, this sticker-making hack is a game-changer for anyone who has ideas but doesn’t feel confident in their drawing skills. In fact, one of the best things about Procreate is that you don’t have to know how to draw to create your own sticker designs! It’s really a little magical. The other day a friend of mine literally gasped with amazement when I showed her this trick for drawing stickers. Ready for it? Here you gohow to trace photos to make stickers on Procreate.

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How to Draw Stickers on Procreate to Cut with Your Cricut

Making stickers is seriously THE BEST. A few weeks ago I posted on How to Make Stickers on the Cricut. It was all about how I print and then cut my stickers. It got a great response, but I started to get questions on how I draw my stickers. So I made this step-by-step post, as well as a YouTube video. In them, I’ll show you how to draw the stickers, add the white border around the stickers, and save them as a download that you can upload into Cricut Design Space (or a Silhouette Cameo) to cut. I also give you a free copy of the file I make in the video so that you can download it and see what the stickers look like as a file. As an extra freebie, I have the Procreate brush I made for creating the white borders around my images, so make sure you grab that!

Why Procreate?

I waited a long time for a user experience that would work for my sketching and I am crazy about everything Procreate can do. It’s not the same as drawing in life, but it’s similar enough that it feels natural. The pencil is weighted like a pencil and I use a screen protector with a paper-like surface ( I link to that in the Materials list below). In the video below you’ll see all the additional features that make drawing on the iPad well worth exploring. Plus, did I mention it was fun?

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How to Print and Cut Stickers with Cricut Made Easy!

Did you use to love stickers in elementary school? They’re making a comeback! In this post, I’ll show you step-by-step how easy it is to make your own print and cut stickers with a Cricut. If you’ve been frustrated because your paper didn’t cut through, or the cut was off then I promise this post will help. Print then Cut seems tricky, but I walk you through the material settings, and what sticker papers I like best. I promise after this lesson you’re sure to get an “A++”.

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