New Year's Eve Party + Cricut Explore Giveaway...

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We recently styled this New Year's Eve celebration using the Cricut Explore and are so excited to share the projects with you today! This was our first time utilizing the new Cricut® "Print Then Cut" function and you are going to LOVE it! When I met with the fabulous team at Cricut last year, one of the first things I asked was when would they have the option to print and cut! As a printable designer, I have longed for an easy way to cut both simple and intricate shapes after printing my designs. I got a "wink" from a few Cricut team members, including the CEO. I knew it was coming...

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...and it's here.. and it's amazing! You can now print designs on your color printer at home, and then send them through your Cricut Explore to cut around the images. The design files are setup with register marks that the Explore reads to determine where to cut based on the design. With a few simple set-up steps (see instructions here) you can get your Explore ready to create full-color, custom designs! The possibilities for printables are endless with this new feature and software. Cheers! 

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For this New Year's Eve party, I created 10 projects, some that utilize the Print Then Cut system, and some that are simple cuts on the Explore.

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I started with a printable "Cheers!" invitation design. You can add your text to the design, then print and cut! You'll need 5.75" x 5.75" square envelopes for mailing.  Make it Now

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Every party needs a banner. With the Print Then Cut system, this "Happy New Year" banner is so easy to create. Make it Now

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These "Celebrate" Tags can be used for so many things at your New Year's Party (or other party for that matter)! We used them to add a little cuteness to mini champagne bottles. Make it now

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Make these darling 3D star drink stirrers in minutes using silver glitter paper + fun striped strawsMake it Now

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Celebrate with cake! Whether you order a cake, or make your own at home, dress it up with this adorable silver glitter "Cheers! 2015" cake topper. Make it Now

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Light up the night with sparklers when the clock strikes twelve! These cute holders are perfect for handing out during the party, or send them home with guests as party favors! Make it Now

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Set up a photo booth at your New Year's Eve party and make these cute signs for your guests to pose with! Make it now

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Cue the Confetti! Create these adorable confetti tubes, using these clear tubes and cut tissue paper. For the perfect finishing touch, add our "when the clock strikes midnight" tags! Make it now

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Need something to wear to the party? Make this Best Year Ever Tee, using Cricut silver glitter iron-on. Make it Now

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With just a few basic craft supplies, you can make these adorable star headbands for your guests to wear! Make it Now

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We hope you love our New Year's Eve projects! Here's wishing you the BEST year ever! 

New Year's Eve Projects


It is so easy to create a fabulous party with the Cricut Explore™!

Who would like to WIN a Cricut Explore™ of their own?

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:: sources ::

party styling/design | kim stoegbauer, the tomkat studio
party supplies | the tomkat studio shop
cricut explore machine  |  the tomkat studio shop
photography | rennai hoefer, ten22 studio
models + model styling  |  becki crosby, whippy cake
location  |  a wedding design studio
cake | inspired sugar
cookies  |  lemonbliss bakery

 

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141 comments

  1. Theresa Sea 12/30/2014

    Love that glittery heart tote! I could see a glitter corgi silhouette on it for myself... :)

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  2. Julie Weller 12/30/2014

    Love those ADORABLE bows!!

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  3. Kelly 12/30/2014

    So fun!

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  4. Michelle 12/30/2014

    I love the t-shirt and star headbands!

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  5. Heather 12/30/2014

    Fabulous ideas! I would make the "Best Year Ever" shirt first.

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  6. Julianne 12/30/2014

    I love your ideas! I would like to make the star headband and the best year ever shirt! :)

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  7. Haleigh 12/30/2014

    I love your cute star headband and best year ever t- shirt .

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  8. Luza Davila 12/30/2014

    I would do an iron on shirt

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  9. Heather G 12/30/2014

    I love the star garland but I'd do it in silver and gold!

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  10. T Briones 12/30/2014

    Those invitations look tempting! Crafty new year resolution party!

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  11. Dana 12/30/2014

    Love the straws! What a great touch!

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  12. Amber Timm 12/30/2014

    I would make the tote bag with the gold glitter heart!

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  13. Kristin Okada 12/31/2014

    So cute! Love the sparkler holders!!!

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  14. Cheryl 12/31/2014

    I would make Heart Treat Boxes first.

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  15. Jessica Henrichs 12/31/2014

    I am so excited to start following your posts! I love my Cricut and it is always nice to get some fresh inspiration from someone new.

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  16. Rachel 12/31/2014

    Wow! I would love to win this . . . such great ideas for party prep!

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  17. Ashley 12/31/2014

    I'd love to win! Id start with the star banners!

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  18. LolaT 12/31/2014

    : )

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  19. Melissa L. 12/31/2014

    I would first like to make the Hello There card. It is cute, and I know friend's would love to receive it. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  20. ET Pruitt 12/31/2014

    I would make the heart pillow boxes.

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  21. lana 12/31/2014

    i would make something for my kids' rooms!

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  22. Sandra Jensen 12/31/2014

    I would make a birthday party banner for my soon-to-be one year old granddaughter and paper dolls for my other granddaughter. Wahoo!! Thanks for having this contest and for the super cute New Years party ideas! Your shop has such cool stuff!!!

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  23. Candy 12/31/2014

    Wonderful ideas!! Would love to win the Cricut Explore! Happy New Years!!

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  24. Annette 01/01/2015

    For my first project, I'd like to make the Heart Treat Boxes.

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  25. Avry 01/01/2015

    I love the gold glitter hearts! I could have so much fun with those for valentines! Love the black and white decor too!

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