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DIY Cork Labels

Quick and easy cork labels to organize your kitchen or bathroom! Turn dollar store buys into stylish decor with the Cricut Machine!

Do you ever shop at the dollar store? I seriously LOVE going there. Dollar store’s always chock full of cheap products that you can make into chic decor! Like these glass vases, these bins, and these popsicle sticks. When I found the glass containers in this post, I knew immediately that I could spruce them up! And since my Cricut can cut almost anything, I decided it was finally time to test out my cork cutting skills! 

Make organizing easy with these DIY cork labels for jars or containers

*This post was sponsored by Cricut. Thank you for supporting Love Create Celebrate. For more information, please read my disclosure policy.*

I have used the Cricut to cut a ton of different materials over the years, some of which I will share at the end of this post. But one that I hadn’t tried yet was cork! And it wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be, until I figured out the perfect trick!


Cricut Explore Air™ 2 machine
Dollar Store Glass container
Transfer Tape

Plan out the text for your cork labels in your cricut design studio

I started by planning out my design on the Cricut. You can use my design at this link!

Uses these specifications for format your text, or play around in your cricut design studio to find what you like most!

I wrote the words I wanted with the font “Retro Script” and sized them so that they would fit across the lid of my jars nicely (my jars were 4″ in diameter). I also decreased the letter spacing – see the negative number above – so that the letters would flow beautifully together like real script.

Use the cricut design studio to format the text for your cork labels

Finally, I highlighted the word and clicked “weld” to weld the word together so that the cricut would cut them in one motion.

You can set up the size of the labels in your cricut design studio

Finally, I had to set up my cork cut. I decided to make perfect circles, because I knew that they would cut the nicest. I tried a couple of cuts and the cricut just ripped my cork apart – whoops! So I switched to a different cork, like this one, that was light, and had very small grains of cork. That way, if the Cricut grabbed at a grain when it cut, the final cut would still look fairly even. I also also added transfer tape underneath the cork, to stiffen it up, so that the cut would be straighter. It all worked perfectly! Almost perfect cork circles! [see an example of using transfer tape here]

These cork labels are a simple cricut project that can help your organize your home!
I make these cricut cork labels to organize my kitchen
These dollar store jars are upgraded into stylish organization containers with the cricut maker

As promised, here are a few more amazing materials I have cut using the Cricut Explore AIr 2!

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How to make quick cork labels on a cricut machine


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine.


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