12 Fun and Fabulous Cricut Explore Air 2 Christmas Projects!


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Christmas time is a great time to slow down and enjoy some fun craft-making projects. We love whipping up some adorable Cricut Explore Air 2 Christmas projects.

We love the versatility of the Explore Air 2, there is a reason why this machine has been coined with the term ‘ultimate DIY machine'.

If you are thinking about getting this machine for Christmas, here are some posts that will help you out:

Here is our list of some fun and fabulous Cricut Explore Air 2 Christmas project ideas.

Cricut Explore Air 2 Christmas Projects

We wanted to round up some beautiful inspirational Christmas Holiday crafts from around the web, to show you what you can make this festive season with your Cricut Explore Air 2 Cutter.

Here is our list of 12 gorgeous Cricut Explore Air 2 Christmas ideas to make your home festive.

1. Decorate your Own Baubles

Cricut Christmas Crafts

Wondering how to make Christmas ornaments with Cricut Explore Air 2? We love this sweet Christmas vinyl decorated bauble by Ariel from PMQ for Two.

Hop over to see her great tutorial as she walks you through the steps of using a Cricut Explore Air 2 machine to cut out some beautiful vinyl stars.

Use these in different colors to add some ‘wow' to your baubles.

More Ideas: Here is our list of the cutest Christmas Cricut Ornaments to make.

2. Sesame Street Christmas Ornaments


shares a great tutorial for those who own a Cricut machine. Who doesn't want and Elmo and the Cookie Monster to hang from their tree?

Simply grab your machine, some vinyl, clear baubles and some crinkle cut filler, and you are set.

Tip: Wondering what else you can create for Christmas? Find our post full of Christmas vinyl crafts here.

3. DIY Christmas Deer Pillow

How about decorating your home with some stylish Christmas-themed throw pillows?

I love how classy these pillows are! Katie shares a great tutorial to help you make these on her blog: Sew Woodsy.

Grab your Explore Air 2 machine, some Cricut Iron-on vinyl, a 15×15 heat press, and join in on the fun. They would make fabulous gifts too!

4. DIY Flat Disc Christmas Ornaments


How stunning are these DIY Christmas Tree Ornaments – they will look gorgeous on any tree this year!

Create your own by following the full tutorial on our blog and create your own DIY Cricut Christmas Ornaments.

5. DIY Wood Christmas Ornaments


Rebecca from The Crafted Sparrow shares a tutorial to help you whip up these super elegant wood Christmas plagues.

I totally love the effect of having them in the white Christmas tree. Stylish, elegant, and unique.

Want to know what else you can make with your Cricut? Why not check out these Cricut Christmas Crafts.

6. Reindeer Lollipop Holders

Holiday Gift Ideas with the Cricut Explore Air 2

Kara from Happy Go Lucky Blog shares the easy-to-follow tutorial on how to whip up these sweet Reindeers with the Cricut Explore Air Machine.

There is also a FREE Reindeer Lollipop SVG File as well. These would make super sweet gifts for your kids' friends at school. Love them!

7. DIY Christmas Tea Towels


Rebecca from The Crafted Sparrow created these stunning Christmas Tea Towels. Great for gifts and great for home decor if you are hosting Christmas at your house.

These gifts worked out to be under $10, how awesome is that! No more breaking the bank in order to gift everyone this Christmas Season. You can also find more Cricut Christmas gifts to whip up here.

TIP: Want to turn your Cricut hobby creating projects like this into a side hustle? Read our post that is full of Cricut Christmas ideas to sell for ideas and inspiration.

8. Christmas Mugs

Cricut Explore Air 2 Christmas Mugs

Lydi from Lydi Out Loud has a great tutorial to help you whip up some great Christmas Gift Mugs. The cut file is included in the tutorial as well.

Pop these DIY Christmas Mugs in a box with a selection of some coffee sachets and you have another really budget-friendly gift to hand out!

These mugs use some premium vinyl and glitter vinyl. If you love working with glitter vinyl, you will love our list of glitter vinyl Cricut projects here.

9. Mini Pallet Ornaments

Holiday Gift Ideas with the Explore Air 2

These are fabulous! I love it when crafters come up with some truly unique ideas. Rebecca from The Crafted Sparrow shows you how to whip up these beautiful paddle pop stick signs.

Learn how to create a stencil with your Cricut Explore Air 2, and then simply paint over the stencil to add your beautiful sayings.

Want more? Why not check out some more Cricut wood projects that you can create using your Explore Air 2!

10. Girlie Unicorn Bauble

Cricut Explore Air 2 Christmas Projects

And for the last Holiday tutorial share, I wanted to include something that doesn't scream ‘Christmas'.

I love how Evey took a Unicorn design and turned it into one of the cutest baubles I have ever seen! You can find this tutorial over on her blog: Sweet Song Bird.

11. DIY Personalized Cricut Serving Tray with Vinyl

Customized Serving Tray with Vinyl

One of our favorite gifts to make with Cricut Explore Air 2. This personalized serving tray makes for an adorable Christmas decoration or even a pretty cookie tray for your holiday gathering or party!

You can find the tutorial with all the info on how to make a personalized Cricut serving tray here.

12. DIY Etched Casserole Dish

DIY Etched Casserole Dish

Make your friends and family their own adorable and unique etched casserole dish with this easy-to-follow tutorial! They will love how thoughtful and personal this DIY gift is!

You can find the tutorial with all the info on how to make a DIY etched casserole dish here.

We hope you have found a new fun Cricut Explore Air 2 Christmas crafts to create for this festive season! 

Please leave us a comment below and let us know which Christmas crafts with Cricut Explore Air 2 you will be making.

Hi, I’m Jolene! I have a whole career based on working with all different types of crafts. Some of my work has also been featured in craft magazines. I’m passionate about helping others to unlock their creative potential and turn it into something beautiful. I don’t just provide tutorials on my website, but also inspirational ideas and advice to help kickstart your creativity.

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