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With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to start wrapping gifts! I’m always on the lookout for cute free Cricut Print and cut Christmas gift tags, and this year I decided to make my own. I also have another gorgeous set of Free Printable Watercolor Gift tags you can find here. They all layer and mix and match perfectly together for all your wrapping needs.
Free Cricut Print and Cut Christmas Gift Tags
Download your Free Printable from the link at the end of this post, and then go to Cricut Design Space to Print and Cut. Select the option for “Upload” to be taken to this screen.
Upload a Custom SVG or PNG to Cricut Design Space
You can upload the .png file by browsing or by dragging & dropping the file onto the box on the screen.
I chose to browse and selected my file.
First select “Complex” from the right hand menu, and then “Continue.”
Clean up a Custom image in Cricut Design Space
Next we need to delete the information at the bottom of the .png so the Cricut Machine doesn’t try to cut it out.
Select the eraser tool, and zoom in or out and erase the type at the bottom of the image.
I made the eraser as big as it gets to erase the type.
Save an image as Print then Cut in Cricut Design Space
After selecting “Continue” be sure to choose the “Save as a Print Then Cut Image” and choose “Save.”
If you’d like to use the same cut file with paper you have already, you could select the “Save as a Cut Image” option and save the cute cut file to use with any paper.
After this project you will be able to find this file again in the recently uploaded images of Cricut Design Space.
Resize a custom image in Cricut Design Space
Once you’ve uploaded your image to the canvas you need to resize it to 6.75 inches wide.
Once it’s resized you are ready to Print and Cut! Click on “Make It.”
How to use the Bleed in Cricut Design Space for Print then Cut
On the Print Preview page you will see the image with the bounding box around it (this is how the Cricut finds the alignment for the blade). Click “continue.”
I always use Chrome as my browser for Print and Cut because with my Printer it gives me the best color results. On this dialog page you can select if you want a bleed.
Once your image has printed you can connect your machine.
I used my Cricut Explore Air 2 and set my dial to Cardstock. If you’re looking for a machine; I love my Explore Air 2 in Rose and this particular set is my favorite for a budget friendly option starting out. If you’d like a great deal on a Rose Machine with lots of fun great product then be sure to check out this deal as well.
When the Cricut button is blinking you’re ready to cut!
First the machine will “read” the black line printed around your image.
Then it will cut out all your tags.
After you’ve cut your images and unloaded your mat you can peel away the extra paper. Lovely perfectly cut tags!
This is always my favorite step in the process.
Now your tags are ready to be given as neighbor gifts tucked into a Christmas card. Or tie them onto pretty packages with string! I hope you love using these Cricut Print and Cut Gift Tags as much as I enjoyed designing them for you.
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