Vinyl is one of the most popular materials to use with a Cricut cutting machine. And, since there are so many brands of vinyl out there, it can be hard to know which one to choose. But don’t worry – we’ve got you covered!
Adhesive Vinyl is the most common type of vinyl used for Cricut projects. It comes in a variety of colors and finishes and can be used on almost any surface, from paper to wood and glass.
Popular brands include Oracal 651 and 631, Siser Easyweed, and Cricut’s own vinyl lines. All are available in sheets or rolls.
Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) is a great option for customizing t-shirts, bags, hats, and more. It’s specifically designed to be applied using a heat press or iron and is available in a wide range of colors and finishes. Popular brands include Siser Easyweed HTV, ThermoFlex Plus, and Cricut’s own Iron-on vinyl.
Stencil Vinyl is perfect for creating stencils for painting or etching glassware. It has an adhesive back that makes it easy to apply to any surface – but it’s also easy to remove when you’re done! Popular brands include Oracal 631 stencil vinyl, Siser EasyPSV stencil vinyl, and Siser Specialty stencil films.
Specialty Vinyl includes glitter vinyl (perfect for adding sparkle! ), metallic vinyl (great for making signs! ), holographic vinyl (for an eye-catching effect!
), glow-in-the-dark vinyl (for fun nighttime projects! ), and so much more! Popular brands include Siser Glitter HTV, Oracal 651 Metallic Vinyl, Craftopia Holographic Vinyl, and Lumilite Glow-in-the-Dark Vinyl.
No matter what project you’re working on with your Cricut machine, there’s sure to be a brand of vinyl that will work perfectly! From adhesive vinyl to heat transfer vinyl to specialty films – the choices are endless! So get creative – the possibilities are endless when you use the right type of vinyl with your Cricut machine!