I'm so excited for you! Why!? Because if you are searching for Cricut EasyPress project ideas, it most likely means that you just bought yourself either a Cricut EasyPress 2 or a Cricut Mini Press.
So now it is time to unpack your new machine and to get crafting. But where do you start and what should you make?
Here is our list of fabulous Cricut heat press ideas that will provide you will a load of inspiration. Why not try making some personalized bags, home decor, aprons, tea towels, or throw pillows. The possibilities are endless.
Cricut EasyPress 2 Project Ideas
We wanted to round up some beautiful inspirational EasyPress 2 crafts from around the web, to show you what you can make with this fabulous heat press machine.
Before we start, if you are brand new to the world of the EasyPress, we have a fabulous guide on how to use a Cricut EasyPress 2 here.
1. Personalize a Kitchen Apron
This tutorial will show you how to take a dull black apron and whip it up into a gorgeous personalized kitchen apron.
I use this apron in my own home, but they are fabulous to create for birthday or Christmas gifts.
2. Infusible Ink T-Shirt
Your kiddos will love sporting these super fun tee shirts. It is so easy to use different images and phrases; the possibilities are endless for making stylish, fun statement tees!
Click here to find the full step-by-step tutorial on how to make an Infusible Ink shirt.
3. Personalized Canvas Sneakers
Now, if you have some canvas sneakers lying around that you want to jazz up a little, then this is the perfect tutorial for you.
Using a few pieces of HTV (Iron-On) and your Cricut machine, you can create some funky sneakers that scream you!
4. Personalized BBQ Set
This personalized BBQ tool set makes such a wonderful gift for someone special in your life! Which man won't love a set like this!?
You can check out the full step-by-step tutorial by hopping over to our blog.
5. Make Your Own Wall Sign
Amy from The Happy Scraps shows us how to whip up a super elegant sign quickly. I love this personalized fashion wall piece.
Please hop over to see her fabulous tutorial as she walks you through the steps of using an EasyPress 2 to adhere some iron-on vinyl straight onto wood.
Tip: Not sure what type of iron-on vinyl to buy? Find our preferences in our guide to the best iron-on vinyl here.
Please note, she also used a Cricut Maker to cut out her letters. You can read through our Cricut Maker review here.
6. Create Your Own Custom Printed Napkins
We love these adorable personalized napkins from Lindsay. You will find the full tutorial so you can whip up these gorgeous babies on her blog: See Lindsay.
Tip: You will also need a vinyl cutter to cut out the letters (see our vinyl cutting buyers guide here).
7. Create Your Own Wall Decor
Beth from Kingston Crafts says that she loves gifting personalized gifts for little ones.
So she whipped up this lovely statement piece for a baby's room. Super easy to make. Hop over to Beth's blog to see a complete tutorial as well as a material list.
8. DIY Bedroom Curtains
Jill from Create Craft Love takes boring curtains and turns them into showstoppers. I love the design she has chosen for her curtains. The white against the grey is elegant, simple, but powerful.
You can visit her blog as she shows you how to whip up these DIY curtains. She also shares some nifty tricks on how to week intricate designs with a Cricut BrightPad.
9. Easy Quilt Blocks
These super-sweet quilting blocks would make sure a cute quilt for any girl's room.
Alicia from Sew What Alicia shows you how to use some fabric, an EasyPress, and a sewing machine to create these adorable blocks. Easily adaptable if you have a boy in your family.
10. DIY Funny Cricut Socks
These gifts are the best! They are great for birthdays, teacher's gifts, father's day and of course Christmas.
Jessica from Pretty Providence shows you how you can easily and quickly whip up some funny Cricut socks.
11. DIY #MomTired Shirt
As a mom, I can totally relate to this shirt! Want to make your own DIY transfer shirt? Hop over to The Quiet Grove where Julia will walk you through the steps.
12. DIY Table Runner
I love the idea of creating themed table runners for special occasions. Cheryl from That's What Che Said shows us how to whip up this gorgeous Thanksgiving Table Runner. Isn't it beautiful!
13. DIY Custom Backpack
This is such a brilliant idea! What a great way to personalize backpacks, great for school-aged kids, but also great for those of us who love to travel.
Melissa from Polka Dot Chair, shows you how to customize these bags. Hop over and have a read, as her tips might save you a lot of headaches!
14. DIY Craft Bag
Our last share for today is from Kimberley. Hop over to her blog: Sweet Red Poppy, to find the tutorial that will help you whip up this gorgeous craft bag.
We all have too much craft stuff, so these bags will come in so handy when you go over to a friend's house to create.
15. Personalize Toilet Paper
Here is an excellent example that you can add HTV to almost anything. Here I've added it to toilet paper.
It was a Father's Day gift and was meant to be a joke … you know, because men spend a hell of a lot of time on the loo, haha! Anyways, if you want to follow the tutorial, you can find it here.
I bet you are now overflowing with ideas of what to make with your Cricut EasyPress. My top tip is to start with an easy EasyPress project such as the shirt, apron, or Infusible Ink project and to work your way up to more challenging designs.
We hope you have found some great inspiration for your next Cricut EasyPress 2 craft project! Please leave us a comment below and let us know what you will be making next.
If you are thinking about getting this heat-press, here are some posts that will help you out:
- How does the EasyPress 2 compare against other heat press machines?
- Save some money and purchase one of these fabulous EasyPress bundle deals.