How to Upload Your Own Images and Drawings Into the Cricut Design Space

Upload your own Cricut images and drawings into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

Good morning! People often ask me whatΒ my favourite DIY tool is. I think they expect me to say a tool (in which case I would say scroll saw!), but I usually tell them that it’s my Cricut! Not only is there a huge database of Cricut images to use for DIY Crafts and home decor projects, you can also uploadΒ your own Cricut images for your DIY projects too.

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

If you own a Cricut and you haven’t used this feature yet, you’e going to thank you very soon! You can draw your own images and scan them to your computer, or download pictures that you want to use for your own DIY signs, pillows, artwork – you name it!

If you have a PDF image, you must save it as an image before you upload it.

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

Once you open the Cricut Design Space, chose upload image.

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

Then you can choose an image from your computer to upload.

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

My image was pretty simple, so I selected the simple option.

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

Then you just click on the white areas around your image so that they are eliminated from the image.

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

I saved mine as a cut image, but you can also print the image and then cut around it.

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

Now that image will be saved in your images, so you can use it in your projects!

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

SO simple! See why I LOVE my Cricut Explore?! I’ve used this feature to make perfect vinyl stencils for wood signs, like the one below.

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :) Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

If you want to know how to go from a vinyl stencil to a beautiful Wood Sign – I shared that step by step tutorial HERE.

Love this DIY Rustic Wood sign. Perfect home decor piece!

Upload your own drawings or images into the Cricut Design Space for endless project ideas and options! Here's a full tutorial to show you how easy it is :)

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7 thoughts on “How to Upload Your Own Images and Drawings Into the Cricut Design Space

  1. That is super cute. I’ve been itching to dabble with making decor.
    I do have a question, I have the
    Explore 2, I’m having trouble figuring out how to write on projects.

    1. Hey Cassandra! I’ve used the writing function many times – love it! Here’s one tutorial that shows how to use it. If you have any specific questions, feel free to ask!

  2. I love this “Hello” template! Thank you for sharing! I just purchased my first ever Cricut and have so much to learn. I am looking forward to receiving your emails to help me along the way to creating many beautiful things!

    1. Oh! I’m so glad! Please ask if you have any questions! I’m so happy to help whenever I can! Also, I’d LOVE to see what you make with the “Hello” :)

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