Cricut Crafts: Nutcracker Cake Topper
All levels | 34 min 37 sec
Nutcracker Cake Topper
Jenn Sbranti of Hostess with the Mostess elevates your party hosting skills with the help of your Cricut machine. This holiday cake topper with sparkly stars will show your guests that you went the extra mile! Use the Cricut to cut vinyl accents for an iconic nutcracker design and an inspiring banner for a multilayered effect. Jenn also shares her tips for evenly adhering the daintiest of 3D details using Cricut transfer tape. Get ready for some holiday magic.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Get the project design file on
  • Cricut Wild Rose Air 2 or Maker
  • Computer or other device to access Design Space
  • Premium fine point blade
  • Cricut light grip mat
  • Cricut standard grip mat
  • Cricut/Hostess with the Mostess Mod and Merry 12"x12" Patterned Card Stock or other 12"x12" card stock
  • 8.5” x11" card stock in red, navy, white, baby blue
  • Glitter card stock in 12”x12" or smaller
  • Cricut solid vinyl in pink and white
  • Cricut scraper tool
  • Cricut weeding tool
  • Adhesive foam dots
  • 4 paper party straws
  • 3 3'6" wooden dowels that are 12" long (to fit inside straws)
  • Hot glue
  • Hot glue gun
  • Tacky glue
  • Clear thread or fishing wire
  • Cricut transfer tape
  • Rhinestones
  • Scissors
  • Straight edge ruler
  • Clear tape
Learn how to:
  • Make a holiday cake topper
  • Use Cricut Design Space
  • Make multilayered paper & vinyl designs with Cricut
  • Use Cricut transfer tape to adhere vinyl onto paper

What you'll get:
  • A 3-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to create a holiday cake topper
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions from expert Creativebug instructor Jenn Sbranti of Hostess with the Mostess
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
37 users recommended this class to a friend
I wish the svg files were contained in the lesson in case it’s no longer available in Cricut Design Space for free.
More than 3 months ago
Shirley Lundstrom
A fun and well instructed class. Thank you!
More than 3 months ago
Claudia Lasiter
It's a lot of work. I think using Print then Cut would be easier. I like the party straw idea. Very nice.
More than 3 months ago