Welcome to the Spring Cricut Craft Challenge! This will be your go-to destination for everything related to the challenge. If you haven’t already, be sure to join our Cricut Craft Challenge Facebook Group so you can share your projects each week for the chance to win gift cards and other prizes during our weekly giveaways! We’ll also be answering any project related questions, sharing design files/templates and more throughout the challenge in the group.
The Spring Cricut Craft Challenge will run from April 25-June 3 with each LIVE craft session happening on FRIDAYS at 7PM EST on the Tastefully Frugal YouTube Channel.
Below you’ll find each week’s project, supply list and design files. You don’t have to use all the same supplies, or even make the same projects if you don’t want to. These projects were selected based off interest expressed during previous challenges.
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Week 1 – Faux Leather and HTV
This week we are going to be using HTV and Faux Leather to make double-sided earrings! I’ll be sharing tips for cutting faux leather on all Cricut machines. The live class will be on Friday, April 29 at 7PM EST. If you missed week 1, you can check out the replay here.
- Earring Hardware
- Jewelry Pliers
- Faux Leather or from 143Vinyl Use code TF5 to save 5%
- HTV or from 143Vinyl
- Heat Source
Here are links to some design ideas for these earrings:
Week 2 – Vinyl and UV Resin
This week we will be making acrylic keychains with UV Resin, Glitter and Vinyl. I’ll be sharing tips for using UV Resin and showing how to do reverse weeding. The live class will be on Friday, May 6 at 7pm EST
- Acrylic Rounds (comes with Hardware)
- Glitter or 143Vinyl Use code TF5 to save 5%
- UV Resin
- Silicone Brushes for applying UV (not mandatory but helpful)
- Lamp or 143Vinyl
- Vinyl or 143Viny
- Transfer Tape
- Keychain Hardware
- Small cup and popsicle stick for mixing glitter and UV Resin
Here are links to some design ideas for this project:
Week 3 – Infusible Ink/Sublimation and Aluminum
This week’s project is a fun Father’s Day gift. We’ll be using Infusible Ink on Aluminum Signs and then attaching the signs to a canvas. We’ll be going over tips for using Infusible Ink and sublimation on metal signs. The live class will be Friday, May 13 at 7pm EST
- Infusible Ink Transfer Sheets or Sublimation Paper
- EasyPress 2 or Heat Press Use code TF5 to save 5%
- Aluminum Sheets
- Heat Resistant Tape
- Canvas – I got mine at Dollar Tree
- Acrylic Paint
Week 4 – Wood Blanks, Paint and Stencil
This week we will be making a door hanger with round wood blanks. We’ll cover tips for using vinyl as a stencil and stenciling over paint and stain. The live class will be Friday, May 20 at 7pm EST
Week 5 – Cardstock
This week’s project we’re going to be making a Gerber Daisy Bouquet! I’ll cover tips for making paper flowers including what supplies you need and a few extras that are nice to have but not a necessity. The live class will be Friday, May 27 at 7pm EST
- Cardstock – Between 65-80lb
Week 6 – Upcycle
For the final project we will be turning a tank top into a tote bag – NO SEWING INVOLVED! You can use any old tank top you have, or buy a new one if you don’t want to ruin any of yours, and I’ll be sharing tips for applying HTV to shirts as well as how to make the tote bag. The live class will be Friday, June 3 at 7pm EST