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DIY Wedding Favor bags with Cricut and Martha Stewart

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.

We all know that time is finite when planning a wedding, and although DIY projects are fun, no one wants to be slaving away on favor bags for longer than say 2 hours. I think that two hours is a sufficient amount of time to spend on some thank you bags for your guests. It’s long enough that you feel accomplished but not too long that you give up on the project. Turn on two episodes of Queer Eye or blaze through four episodes of Veep while cutting, weeding, and pressing these modern favor bags. This wedding diy project is all about efficiency. With the Cricut Explore Air 2 Martha Stewart Edition and the Martha Stewart Edition EasyPress, you’re able to make four favor bags at one time.

I used the gold foil out of a Martha Stewart Mixed Materials set, a standard grip mat, the Martha Stewart Explore 2 and the Martha Stewart Easy Press.

In DesignSpace, I set up a file that said “Thank you, we love you, Amy & Joe.” Obviously sub your own names here. Then I put a square around the words, selected everything, and hit Slice. This cut the words out of the square. Once the Cricut did it’s magic, it was onto weeding all of the letters out of the iron-on.

The Martha Stewart EasyPress 2 comes with a mat that is specifically made to be the perfect size for the machine. I was able to press four small favor bags at one time. Follow the EasyPress directions for the correct temperate, amount of time, and pressure level for your materials.

How cute would these be all lined up on a table filled with a yummy sweet treat? Very, very cute. Or you could place one on each guest’s place setting as a fun surprise when they sit down at the reception. Either way, you’ll feel good about yourself completing this project in a few hours. Bonus: you can make these way before your wedding, like months before. Then cross this off your to-do list, pack them up, and move on to your next wedding diy.

Materials Needed

Explore 2 Martha Stewart Edition

EasyPress 2 Martha Stewart Edition

Gold foil iron-on

White favor bags

Cricut tool set


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