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  • Writer's pictureJennifer Laura

Garden label DIY with Cricut

Updated: May 24, 2021

I revealed our little gardening area the other day and mentioned that I had DIY'd some adorable little garden labels.

DIY Cricut garden labels

And today I'm back to share exactly how I did it along with a free printable for you to print your own garden labels!


- Cricut Joy

- black smart vinyl

- transfer tape

- Cricut Joy starter tool set

- wooden garden picks

The first thing I did was to create my SVG cut file, but I've already done that for you! You can open the exact file I used right here in the Cricut Design Space! Once you've done that you can delete any labels you don't need. Then it's time to click "make it".

DIY Cricut garden labels

I used smart vinyl which is such a game changer- no more struggling to put vinyl onto a printing mat! So I was able to select "without mat" here.

DIY Cricut garden labels

I selected my type of vinyl (black permanent smart vinyl), loaded it into my Joy, and then off it went cutting away! When it was done cutting all that was left to do was weed the text and remove all the parts I didn't need.

DIY Cricut garden labels
DIY Cricut garden labels

Then I smoothed my transfer tape over the top to pick up the vinyl.

DIY Cricut garden labels

Peeled the backing off.

DIY Cricut garden labels

And then smoothed the word onto my wooden garden pick.

DIY Cricut garden labels

And peeled it off!

DIY Cricut garden labels
DIY Cricut garden labels

And that was it! It couldn't have been simpler and I love how they turned out- so cute and super easy + fast. So much cuter than the plastic labels that came with my little plants. Or if you're planting from seeds, these are even more necessary so you remember what you put where!

DIY Cricut garden labels
DIY Cricut garden labels

Let me know what you think! Are you planting a garden this spring? And if so, would you try this project?

DIY Cricut garden labels

Now that I've tackled this project on the Cricut Joy I'm eager to try out more projects- it's perfect for labeling and I would love to re-label my pantry or maybe even our game bins with some prettier labels!

Disclaimer: My Cricut Joy was gifted to me for my honest, unbiased review and all opinions, words and images are my own.

Want to see the entire process of our backyard makeover?

Backyard makeover/refresh- before photos and the plan

Backyard makeover- gardening area progress

Backyard Makeover Reveal!

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Hi, I'm Jennifer Laura- you can call me Jenn. My husband and I just bought a house in our dream neighborhood and we are so excited to be here! The house, while already beautiful, NEEDS A LOT OF LOVE and STYLE. Join me, a past interior designer and wedding planner, as I work to make over each room and share the process along the way. 

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