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Six Simple Steps to Creating a Custom Coffee Cup {+ 7 Free SVG Cut Files!}

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Main

Hey, Craftey friends! Kayla here from the Kayla Makes blog to bring you one of my most requested tutorials + 7 exclusive free cut files for the Craftey community. These hot and cold coffee tumblers are a breeze to create and they make great gifts when paired with a gift card, coffee or chocolate! Keep reading below for the easy step-by-step instructions.

Supplies:

Step 1

Download the free designs and upload them into Design Space.

Step 2

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - In DesignSpace 1

Open the design you want to use and click the blue lock in the left-hand bottom corner to unlock the design's dimensions.

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - in DesignSpace 2

Set the width of the design to 3.779 inches and set the height to 3.527 inches. Don't mix the two up, you'll end up with the wrong sized decal. :)

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Select Material in DesignSpace

In the cut settings window, select vinyl as the material and make sure the mirror setting is turned off.

Step 3

Place the adhesive vinyl on the cutting mat with the colored side facing up and use your cutting machine to cut the design.

Step 4

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Weeding

Use a weeding tool to remove the letters, the stars, and the small center circle. Leave the thin outer circle in place for now.

Step 5

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Transfer Tape

Cut and apply a small piece of transfer tape to the decal and use a scraper tool to burnish well over the entire design.

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Remove Carrier Sheet

Remove the paper backing, leaving the vinyl decal adhered to the transfer tape.

Step 6

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Apply decal

Center the decal around the logo on the cup and use the scraper tool again to press the vinyl onto the cup.

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Weed final details

Remove the transfer tape and then use the weeding tool to carefully remove the thin outside circle.

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Complete Cup

That's it. Six easy steps to a custom coffee cup!

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Complete 2

Craftey + Kayla Made - 6 Steps to Custom Coffee Cups + free SVG cut files - Compelet 3

If you try this fun DIY be sure to share a picture in the comments below, or over on social media using the hashtag #GetCraftey! For even more ideas using Craftey's Color Chimp products follow Craftey and Kayla_Made on Instagram!

Be sure to head over to the Craftey shop to find all of the materials used in this project, including our Craftey exclusive tool kits and our Oracal 651 adhesive vinyl.


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