It’s wedding season, and with two years of disrupted events, it’s time to go all out on the celebrations. You might be making for someone else’s wedding or making for your own (congratulations!), either way we’ve got some project ideas and useful help guides to get you started.
Wedding planning is a fun and special moment for making everything personal to you and your other half. Handmaking parts of your day are great for personalisation, making the decor tailored to you and your themes, and can be cost-effective too.
In this guide we share tips to help get you started with your machine, point out places to find ideas on essential prep and planning, and inspiration for your wedding makes too. Whatever you’re making for wedding season, this guide has you covered!
Getting started with your machine
If you’re new to Cricut and need help with making your first project or want to know more about a specific technique, head to our Ultimate Beginners Guide to get started. You could also check out Cricut Learn, a place where you can access video tutorials perfect for beginners.
Planning for a wedding
We sat down with three makers who shared their top tips and ideas for handmaking decorations for a wedding.
Helen from All Things Helen on Instagram shared her experience of making for someone else’s wedding. She shares her top tips on making for others as well as some of the challenges she faced when creating for another’s day.
Jess from Craft with Jess on Instagram shared some vital top tips on how brides-to-be can tackle creating their own wedding decor. She also shares some of her projects and has created a list of all the things she made for her wedding that you could consider too.
From “Save the Dates’ to invites to decorations for your wedding, we’ve got you covered.
Flowers that last forever
Make your own flowers for your big day! These flowers won’t wither away meaning you can keep them as a cherished memento for life. We have put together our own Flower Making 101 guide that shares how to create a range of flowers with your Cricut machine. From your bouquet to the wedding arch, you can create beautiful flowers with your Cricut machine.
See the trends for handmade wedding decor in our recent blog here. We share ideas and ready-to-make projects that are available in Design Space meaning you can get started with the click of a button!
Everyone loves a monogram. They are especially effective for wedding decor as there is so much you can personalise. You could create your own stamps, stickers, invitations, wall art for your big day, and more with the new monogram feature available in Design Space.
We have shared everything you need to know about the monogram maker tool so that you can get started today.
Cardmaking in minutes
We love to make cards and weddings are great occasions to make cards for. Whether it’s your ‘Save the Date’ information, the invitations, Thank You cards, or you’re looking to make a card to congratulate the special couple, there are many designs available in Design Space to make.
Creating your own cards is fun to do, cost-effective, and means you can personalise them to your desires. Check out our tips for beautiful cards every time here.
Need more ideas?
Design Space has a whole area dedicated to projects for all occasions. These are called ready-to-make projects meaning you can start making them immediately.
Design Space also has over 300,000 images available and browsing our wealth of images can really help get the ideas flowing.
We love to share images and videos of things makers are creating daily on our Instagram feed, and are frequently sharing inspirational tutorials here too. Why not give us a follow to check out our ideas?
We also go live on TikTok every Thursday evening at 8.30pm (GMT). In our lives, we share project ideas and tips on a number of our products. Join us and you can even ask your burning questions in the live and our expert answer you during the session.
If you need more help on how to use your machine, head to Cricut Learn. It’s a space where we share video tutorials to help get you started and you can even sign up for free workshops too.
We hope you have found this wedding guide helpful, and wish you (and your friends and family) the most special of celebrations and many happy memories.