Over the past month, I have been playing with the Magical Unicorn key in the Everyday Moments collection to create two layouts – A Magical Birthday and A Magical Christmas. Each one of these included a simple video tutorial for you to follow♥. Today, I have another project for you using that Magical Unicorn Key and HTV Iron-On Vinyl with another easy-to-follow tutorial showing you how to create a Magical Beauty Bag.
My video tutorial will walk you through the design process in Cricut Design Space showing you how to create this project using the templates and attach features♥ and show you how to apply HTV to your projects using an EasyPress Mini. Before we go to the video, I want to tell you more about this project and let you know that a supply list can be found at the very bottom of this post.
All of the images for this Magical Beauty Bag were taken from the Everyday Moments Cricut collection. I took apart two of the image design (keys) and used the images to create the front of this bag.
This make-up bag was a free give-away from Ulta, but I am sure you probably have one in your stash that needs decorating. This design was cut from regular Heat Transfer Vinyl, Everyday Iron-On, and Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl. In my video I show you how to cut each one of these using your Cricut Machine.
Here are a few Tips & Tricks for using Heat Transfer Vinyl
- Mirror your design in Design Space before cutting.
- Place the vinyl shiny-side down on a standard grip mat.
- Choose “Custom Materials” on the Air2 Dial & select the material.
- Make sure your blade doesn’t have any nicks and it sharp before cutting.
- Use weeding tools to remove the excess vinyl from the backing sheet.
- Refer to the Cricut Heat Guide for temperature and application.
My video tutorial explains each one of these tips in a little more detail. On this design I chose to add a little glitter HTV. If you chose to use a glitter iron-on, you will need to make sure that the glitter pieces are your top layers. You cannot layer other iron-on designs onto glitter easily, so it’s best to make sure that the glitter vinyl is always your final layer.
After all the vinyl had been attached to the front of the bag, I decided to add a little more bling with a handmade tassel and flower charm. The tassel contains a few bits of our Gold Embellishing thread to match the gold on the design and bag. I just love that little bit of bling♥.
This project was so simple to make and perfect for a summer project with friends or to make and give away as a gift.
For those who enjoy my Cricut Tutorials, here is a video for you to view♥. It walks you through all the steps to create this Magical Beauty Bag – from design to completion – with plenty of tips along the way.
I hope that today’s project inspired you to take another look at the Everyday Moments Cricut collection and create a Magical Beauty Bag project of your own. Remember, this Cricut collection is only available through the affiliate link below – it is not available in Access or through the Cricut website.
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