My Making Resolutions: Start the new year off making

1 January 2024

As we usher in the New Year, what better way to embark on a journey of self-discovery and creativity than by setting crafting resolutions? This year, let’s focus on the joy of crafting and the fulfillment it brings. Here are five crafting resolutions that will not only fuel your creativity but also contribute positively to your crafting community.

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1. Treat Yourself to Craft Time 3 Times This Month

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to neglect our creative spirits. This resolution prioritizes self-care through crafting. Allocate specific time slots in your calendar dedicated solely to your craft. Whether it’s card-making, stickers, or t-shirts, these moments are a gift to yourself, allowing you to unwind and tap into your artistic side.

Treat yourself to craft time several times a month as a way to relax

2. Contribute 3 Projects to the Cricut Community in Design Space

Crafting is not just a solitary endeavor; it’s about sharing and inspiring others. Commit to contributing three projects to the Cricut community in Design Space. Whether it’s a unique design, a helpful tutorial, or a creative twist on an existing project, your contributions will ripple through the crafting community, sparking inspiration and connection.

Contribute a Community Project to Cricut Design Space

3. Try a New Material

Break out of your crafting comfort zone by experimenting with a new material. If you’re a seasoned paper crafter, try working with vinyl. If you’re a pro with iron-on, try making some cards. Embracing new materials not only broadens your skill set but also opens the door to fresh and exciting creative possibilities.

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Try a new Cricut material this year

4. Take a course from Cricut Learn

Crafting is a continual learning process, and there’s always room to grow. Make it a resolution to take a Cricut Learn course. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced crafter, these lessons offer valuable insights, tips, and techniques to elevate your skills and take your projects to the next level.

Cricut Learn has courses on how to use Design Space, different materials, machine tools, and more!

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5. Bookmark 5 Projects to Make in the Future

Inspiration can strike at any moment but sometimes it’s best to plan for it. Scroll down the home page, check out a destination page using the buttons below “Get Inspired”, or simply search at the top of your screen. As you see a project you like, hit the bookmark button the right to save it for later. When you’re ready to come back to it, look for your bookmarked projects under “My Stuff”. This resolution not only fuels your enthusiasm for future creations but also helps you stay organized and focused on your crafting goals.

Bookmarking projects in Cricut Design Space

Choose your Making Resolution now

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Crafting resolutions are a wonderful way to infuse your year with creativity, self-care, and community engagement. By treating yourself to dedicated craft time, contributing to the Cricut community, exploring new materials, taking lessons, and planning for future projects, you’re not just setting goals – you’re embarking on a journey of personal growth and artistic fulfillment. Here’s to a year filled with joyous crafting adventures!