A Guide to the Easiest Cricut Designs You Can Make Right Now

  • Posted by:Donald Olsen

If you're new to the world of Cricut, you may be intimidated by the sheer number of possibilities of things you can make out of this machine. Decision-making is hard in itself, and to make matters worse, you get a seemingly endless list of stuff worth making. You might be wondering which one is good for a beginner and which one is worth avoiding. Fear not; we are here with a list of simple Cricut designs you can get started with as a beginner.

By the end of this, you will certainly have something on your mind worth making. And you will also feel confident about it. In this guide, you will get some of the easiest Cricut designs that you can make as a beginner. 

A Little Bit About Cricut Machines 

Cricut is a brand that does this crafting and DIY thing neatly. It has a way of producing various machines, tools, and utilities; the Cricut machine surely being its specialty. These machines help you create a range of designs by letting you cut through various materials with precision. Some of these materials include paper, vinyl, cardstock, and more. How many more? Well, nearly 100, you will have trouble finding something it can't cut. The Cricut machine is slowly becoming the industry standard when it comes to DIY cutting machines, thanks to its superior quality. 

Let's now talk a bit about the application you are going to draft these designs on. 

Cricut Design Space

To help the crafters make the most of their cutting machines, you get what Cricut likes to call the "Cricut Design Space." It is a design software that makes sure all of your design needs are fulfilled. From creating a new design from scratch to editing a premade template and adding pictures, you can do it all. And all that is for free; Yes, the Cricut Design Space comes with a subscription plan, but you can't choose to subscribe. You can still create stuff for free. With a user-friendly interface, and a wide variety of templates, Cricut Design Space is the perfect tool for beginners to get started with. And you don't need to be restricted to your computer only; it works as swiftly on mobile devices as well.

This will probably be the application you will spend most of your time in with the Cricut machine. 

It's time now; let's see what Cricut designs you can create today. 

Initials and Monograms

One of the simplest and most popular designs that you can make with your Cricut machine is initials and monograms. Whether it's to add personalization to stuff or to give gifts a personal touch, monograms are the way to go. And they are easy and quick to design; they only take a few minutes at most. You browse the Cricut library and choose from an array of font styles, sizes, and typefaces, and even add decorative elements such as frames or borders.

Quotes and Sayings

Another easy design you can make with the Cricut Design space open is – quotes and sayings. Humorous quotes can be a great addition to any of your t-shirts. Why only t-shirts? What harm do sticking sayings do to a wall hanging, a coffee mug, or a tote bag? Choose a font that goes with the quote, pick colors (funky or otherwise), and get it printed. 

Simple Shapes Arts

Do you know what the best thing about simple shapes is? That they are not simple. Seemingly boring-looking shapes can make the viewers demand more only if they are applied with creativity. So, make a design and stick in some stars or a triangle, maybe, and see how that looks. This lets you add a touch of fun and playfulness to anything. Try layering different shapes in different colors for added depth and excitement.

Basic Iconography

Basic iconographies, such as flowers, hearts, and animals, might be the only thing that is stopping your uninteresting from looking beautiful. These designs are versatile and can be used for all sorts of projects, from greeting cards to home décor. Try using different colors and patterns to create unique and eye-catching designs.


The Cricut machine is highly versatile; it can easily get done all sorts of your design endeavors. With these easy examples, you can start creating beautiful projects right away. And these will serve as confidence boosters to help you get into the zone on it. So don't wait any longer; get straight into it.