10 Cricut Mug Press Tutorials and Projects
Learn how to make beautiful mugs with a Cricut Mug Press and Infusible Ink with this collection of DIY tutorials and craft projects. First is an unboxing post for brand new Mug Press owners, followed with various project posts. Includes instructions for using the Offset function in Design Space, layering Infusible Ink and applying a design with Infusible Ink Pens. Then see how to pair a mug with other items for a gift.
After being applied, the Infusible Ink becomes a permanent part of the mug, making it microwave- and dishwasher-safe, with no loss of color or vibrancy. Create your project once and enjoy it for years to come!
Here is where to start if you have a brand new Cricut Mug Press. Learn what is included, what to do with it and even make your first project. It is all laid out for you and couldn't be easier, unless you have someone do it for you. But what would be the fun in that?
Follow along with the simple steps for using a Cricut Mug Press in this tutorial. Get an overview of the process and leave the intimidation behind. Of course you can do this. Just know that you may get hooked on making mugs like I did, but would that be such a bad thing?
Do you prefer to watch instructions instead of reading them? Check out the video in this post to see how simple it is to make mugs using the Cricut Mug Press. The results are amazing. You can have a permanent design on a mug that looks professional.
Here is another video tutorial for making mugs in a Cricut Mug Press. This one includes instructions for using the Offset Feature in Design Space to give your designs a different look. There are so many possibilities!
Now you can learn how to layer infusible ink with this tutorial. It is a different process than with Cricut Iron-On, as you can only heat the mug in the Mug Press once. Increase your skill level while creating awesome mugs for yourself or to give away.
I love that you can make mugs using Infusible Ink Pens. The process is so interesting because you print and color your design right onto copy paper, then wrap it around the mug for heating. I made a couple of these, and they turned out awesome! This is a great way to use lots of colors in a detailed design, and it even allows you to draw your own design, if you so desire.
You don't need a design to make these mugs. Just choose a pattern of infusible ink you like, cut it to size and wrap it around the mug. Then put it in the Mug Press to heat, and you're done! What a cool way to create a set of mugs for everyday use or to give as gifts.
Need a gift for someone who has performed a service for you? Make them a mug with a personalized design they can use for years to come, like this one made for a realtor. How cute, and it's great to know you are giving something unique they probably won't get from anyone else.
This is such a cute idea - custom mugs with coasters to match. My mind is already busy thinking of types of designs and Infusible Ink patterns I could use to make some of these sets for gifts. I may even make a set for myself.
How adorable is this gift basket? I don't know of any new dog mom who would not love to receive a gift like this. What a wonderful way to celebrate their new role as a pet owner.
I hope you found something here that takes away the mystery of using a Mug Press or removes any hesitation you may have had. Mugs like this are a great gift, and the infusible ink will last forever. Go ahead - give it a shot!