Easy Custom Cricut Cards

I designed this set of floral Cricut cards as a default base that I can easily customize for all sorts of occasions. They can easily be used as Thank you Cards, or birthdays or even anniversaries.

Sometimes you just need a card. When you have a Cricut, there is no need to go out and buy a card. I got sick of buying a card for $5 when sometimes the present itself was only $10.

Please, isn’t it more heartfelt to gift something that you made yourself? That was precisely the intention behind this set of cards.

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I took some of my most popular patterns from my other projects and altered them slightly to fit a standard A7 card. I added a ribbon space (adjustable in the template) for those that want to add a sentiment.

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Materials for Easy Customizable Cricut Cards

Cardstock – I have a few favorites for cardmaking. I use at minimum a medium weight (65lb) cardstock for the base. Ideally, I use 80lbs or higher if I have it. Here are some of my favorite brands:

  • Assorted Starter Pack – Basic assorted colors, great starter pack, perfect weight for most papercraft projects
  • Cricut Joy Insert Card Packs – You don’t have to use these with the Cricut Joy, they are nice material kids for cardmaking.
  • Cardstock Warehouse Brand on Amazon – I love the quality of all the matte-colored cardstock with Cardstock Warehouse. It is my go-to brand for individual matte colors that I might need
  • Poptone Assorted Variety Pack – This is the perfect peppy assortment of colors of heavy cardstock. It’s a heavy cardstock assortment with colors I actually use frequently for cardmaking.
  • Seasonal Assorted Variety Pack – This is a slight variation on the Poptone assortment and has a quite few neutrals that complement almost any accent color.
  • Stardream Metallics Line – For paper crafts, the Stardream line is the go-to for a metallic shimmer finish. It is the perfect sheen to make any project pop. The core is also colored is which hard to find for metallic paper.

Glue – Depending on the design of the card, I have a few favorites that I use for cardmaking:

Cricut – I use a cutting machine to do some of the cutting for this project. This of course is optional but it sure makes things go faster. Check out my reviews for Best Cricut machines for beginners if you’re new to the Cricut.

Templates – This set of customization floral Cricut card templates are available in both SVG and printable PDF file formats for FREE in my resource library.

How to Customize Cricut Cards

There are a couple of different ways to add a sentiment to your card.

First, if you want to add a plain background ribbon for the floral pattern base, you will need to weld the rectangular piece to the base pattern template.

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You can either slice the letters into the base pattern or cut them out separately. If you are going to slice the letters into the base, be sure to pick a font that is meant for stenciling. Otherwise, all the free-floating parts of the letters like “a” will fall out.

I prefer to make a separate sentiment piece with the background color cardstock. I find this more aesthetically pleasing, it opens up a lot of different fonts.

A few tips for making custom Cricut Cards

I like to use a “seasoned” standard grip mat or a fresh blue mat for these more intricate designs. I find anything more sticky is hard to clean.

easy cricut card

After cutting, remove the card. Then either scrape off the scraps with a scraping device like a credit card or use a lint roller to pick up the pieces.

easy cricut card
easy cricut card

For cardstock 80lbs or heavier, be sure to score any folds. I don’t like scoring with the Cricut because it doesn’t line up easily and it’s much easier to do by hand.

easy cricut card

To attach more intricate paper patterns, I like to use a glue dot roller and just roll the adhesive on the backside. Be sure to place some scrap paper down so you don’t ruin whatever is sitting underneath the card cutout.

Normally, I like to use foam tape for layering on cards to create a more dimensional effect. However, for these more intricate paper designs, I find a flatter finish looks better.

easy cricut card

These are super easy to customize. The floral designs are very versatile in terms of occasion and recipient. Make a bunch and you’ll always have a card on hand!

easy cricut card

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All Cricut Card Free Projects

DIY Floral Party Favors

DIY Creative Birthday Cards for Mom

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12 thoughts on “Easy Custom Cricut Cards”

  1. Lisa

    Where can I find EASY CUSTOM CRICUT CARDS Svg file

    1. Elf @DomesticHeights

      Hi Iisa,
      You will find a link to click to download. In case that does not show up for you, just drop us an email at info@domesticheights.com with the name and photo of the design you are looking for, and we will send it across to you.
      Happy Crafting!

  2. Michelle

    These are lovely but I don’t see in the article where the link is to this particular free resource. When I go to the free resources and type in “easy custom cricut cards” it refers me back to this article.

    1. Elf @DomesticHeights

      The link is inside the article itself, in case it isnt showing up for you, please drop us an email on info@domesticheights.com with the name and photo of the designs you are looking for and we will send it over. 🙂

  3. Emilie

    / I’ve read several of your articles and none have provided a link to the templates. This has become an exercise in frustration. I always end up back in the article with no download link. Please provide some guidance on getting your templates. Thanks!

    1. Elf @DomesticHeights

      Hi Emilie,
      The link is in the article itself, however, in case it isn’t showing up for you (sometimes this happens in the browser) -Please send us an email at info@domesticheights.com and our elf will send it over.

  4. Donna

    Hi love these cards, but there is no link. Please send me a link.
    Many thanks

    Donna x

  5. Lyn

    Can I please have the link to the floral template

  6. Angela

    I signed up for your free access but it will not take my username which should be my email address and the password in my email from you was home. What am I doing wrong? I really want the circuit cut our card template.

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