How To Make Stickers With Canva And Cricut

Making your own unique stickers is an enjoyable and thrilling experience. It allows you to express your creativity and customize your stickers to your liking. In this article, we will walk you through the process of creating stickers using Canva and Cricut in a simple and easy-to-follow manner.

Step 1: Design Your Sticker in Canva

Firstly, design your sticker using Canva. Canva is a free, user-friendly, web-based design tool. You can choose from a wide variety of templates or create your design from scratch.

  1. Go to the Canva website and create an account.
  2. Click on the “Create a design” button on the top-right corner of the page, then select “Custom dimensions”.
  3. Enter the dimensions of your desired sticker size in the popup box and click on “Create new design”.
  4. Use the design tools to create your sticker. You can choose from a variety of elements, such as shapes, lines, and images.
  5. Once you are happy with your design, you can save it. Click on the “Download” button in the top-right corner, select the file type as .png or .jpg, and then click “Download” again.

Step 2: Import Your Design into Cricut Design Space

Next, import your sticker design into Cricut Design Space. Cricut Design Space is a software that allows you to turn your designs into real-life products.

  1. Open Cricut Design Space and log in to your account.
  2. Click on “New Project” in the top-right corner.
  3. Click on “Upload” in the left-hand toolbar, then click on “Upload Image”.
  4. Click on “Browse” to find the saved design from Canva, select the file, and then click on “Open”.
  5. Follow the prompts to upload your sticker. You can remove the background, if necessary, and add tags to make your design easy to find later.

Step 3: Prepare Your Sticker for Cutting

Once you have imported your sticker design into Cricut Design Space, you can prepare it for cutting.

  1. Select the uploaded sticker design and click “Insert Images” to add it to your project.
  2. Resize your sticker. Click on the sticker to select it, then use the resize handles to adjust the size.
  3. Click on “Make It” in the top-right corner. This will take you to the “Prepare” screen.
  4. Adjust the copies of the sticker, if necessary. You can also move and rotate the sticker to fit it onto your material.

Step 4: Cut Your Sticker with Cricut

After preparing your sticker for cutting, you can cut it using your Cricut machine.

  1. Click on “Continue” in the bottom-right corner. This will take you to the “Make” screen.
  2. Select your Cricut machine from the “Device” dropdown list.
  3. Follow the prompts to load your material into the Cricut machine and start the cutting process.

And that’s it! You have successfully created your very own customized sticker using Canva and Cricut. Now, you can peel off your sticker and stick it anywhere you like.