Simple and cute birthday girl shirt made with the Cricut! From overthebigmoon.com!

Birthday Girl T-Shirt with Cricut Wisteria

This cute Birthday Girl T-Shirt is a fun DIY for you to make for your little girl! Using holographic and glitter iron on is perfect way to make this shirt extra fun! 

A simple DIY Birthday Girl T-Shirt perfect for your little! Using holographic and glitter iron on makes it extra fun! From overthebigmoon.com!

My baby girl has a birthday this month! Can you handle that cuteness? I can’t stand how big she is getting! Her little personality is the best and she is constantly entertaining our entire family!

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We are so excited to celebrate her this month! She is also going to be having her very first friend
birthday party this year and she is literally counting down the days! So, I decided I’d make her a little bday shirt to wear for her party and on her birthday!

Simple and cute birthday girl shirt made with the Cricut! From overthebigmoon.com!

Fun and simple birthday girl and balloon shirt for your little one to wear on their birthday! From overthebigmoon.com!

I am so excited about how it turned out! Best part is that it was sooo simple to make and today I am going to share with you how to make it using your Cricut cutting machine and Cricut EasyPress!

CRICUT WISTERIA EXPLORE AIR 2 BUNDLE

I used my Cricut Wisteria Explore Air 2 Bundle and my Cricut Wisteria EasyPress Bundle to make mine! I shared more details on the Cricut Wisteria Explore Air 2 Bundle a few days ago when I shared my LOL Surprise Doll Organizer, so if you’re interested in learning more about that, head over there!

Cricut Wisteria Explore Air 2 and Cricut Wisteria EasyPress exclusive to JOANN stores! From overthebigmoon.com!

CRICUT WISTERIA EASYPRESS BUNDLE

Today I want to highlight the Cricut Wisteria EasyPress Bundle and the EasyPress Mat!  The Cricut Wisteria EasyPress is exclusive to JOANN Stores and is not only so cute, but in my opinion a must have if you love to use Iron On Vinyl! It’s first of it’s hand metallic shimmer fits perfect with this years Pantone color of the year, Ultra Violet! It adds such fun color to an office or home!

Cricut Wisteria EasyPress Bundle - perfect for crafters that love using Iron On Vinyl! From overthebigmoon.com!

The heat plate is 9″x9″, so you get a lot more heat surface than you do with a traditional iron.

Also, an iron doesn’t have consistent heat all over the heat plate. There is a 200 degree variance along the heat plate of an iron. With the EasyPress you will only get a 10-20 degree variance. What does that exactly mean? It means you don’t have to move the EasyPress when applying the heat. Just put it over the Iron On Vinyl, apply light pressure and star the timer! Plus, the Wisteria EasyPress is lightweight, portable and easy to store.

It really takes the guess work out  of any Iron On projects you will be working on!

Cricut Wisteria EasyPress Bundle from overthebigmoon.com!

Cricut Wisteria Explore Air 2 Bundle Contents from overthebigmoon.com!

HOW TO MAKE A BIRTHDAY T-SHIRT:

How to Make a Birthday T-Shirt using Iron On Vinyl from overthebigmoon.com!

Supplies Needed:

HOW TO CUT IRON ON USING CRICUT DESIGN SPACE:

Open the Birthday Girl Design Space File HERE!

Birthday Girl Design Space File from overthebigmoon.com!

The design is a TINY different then what I applied, but I decided to leave it this way, so that anybody recreating this design has the option to put the polka dots on the yellow balloon.

The reason why I omitted the polka dots on the yellow balloon is because it is not recommend to layer either holographic iron on or glitter iron on. So, after the layers were cut, I just disposed of the dots!

Measure the area on your shirt that you want the design to go. Adjust the size of the design within design space, so that it will fit the area you want to cover on your shirt!

You can also adjust the colors at this time!

After you’ve made changes to your design, then hit the ‘MAKE IT’ button in the top right hand corner.

Cutting Iron On with the Cricut cutting machine! From overthebigmoon.com!

Once you get to this screen, first make sure that all the mats look correct!

Then on EACH LAYER, make sure to turn the MIRROR IMAGE on!

You must make sure that the image is mirrored, so that when you go to apply it on your t-shirt, the design looks correct.

Next hit ‘CONTINUE.’

Cutting Iron On Using your Cricut from overthebigmoon.com!

Next make sure your Cricut Wisteria Explore Air 2 Machine Dial is turned to Iron On.

It will then remind you to check that all your mats are mirrored and to make sure that your iron on is applied on the mat SHINY SIDE DOWN!

Cricut Explore Air 2 Bundle Contents and Description from overthebigmoon.com!

 

After all your mats have been cut, then go ahead and weed the excess iron on and cut around your images.

Because you can’t layer holographic or glitter iron on, I went ahead and trimmed the silver holographic balloon image, so that only the strings were left! That way I could just place the balloons on top of the strings and not overlap anything!

Balloons Iron On cutout and ready to apply from overthebigmoon.com!

Next, get your Cricut Wisteria EasyPress ready!

Always reference the Cricut EasyPress Recommended Settings page to find out the heat setting and heat duration you need for the Iron On you’re using.

The page recommended 330 degrees for 30 seconds for Holographic Iron On and 340 degrees for 30 seconds for Glitter Iron On. So, I went with 330 degrees and just held it a little longer for the Glitter Iron On. I just wanted to to make sure not to overheat the Holographic Iron On.

Cricut Wisteria EasyPress applying an Iron On Design from overthebigmoon.com!

I applied the front in the following order:

1st: Silver Holographic BIRTHDAY

2nd: Purple GIRL and CROWN

In between the layers, allow to cool for a few seconds and then WARM PEEL.

Always make sure you put the plastic protective sheet back over any layers you’ve applied, before applying heat on them again.

Applying balloons onto a shirt using Iron On vinyl and the Cricut EasyPress! From overthebigmoon.com!

I applied the back Balloons in the following order:

1st: Silver Holographic BALLOON STRINGS and Yellow Holographic Balloon (for approx 20-25 seconds)

2nd: Silver Holographic BALLON and Pink Glitter BALLOON (for approx 30 seconds)

3rd: Purple Glitter BALLOON and Blue Glitter BALLON (for 35-40 seconds)

For the first few layers I don’t apply the heat for the full 30-40 seconds, because I knew that I was going to be applying more heat. I just applied enough heat to make sure the design was sticking.

In between the layers, allow to cool for a few seconds and then WARM PEEL.

How to make a cute birthday shirt design for your little one using Glitter Iron On and Holographic Iron On! From overthebigmoon.com!

And that’s it! You’re all done!

I think it turned out soo cute and my daughter loves it!

There's no better way to celebrate a birthday then to have a custom birthday shirt! Come check out this fun design and tutorial! From overthebigmoon.com!

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If you love this fun t-shirt design, then I’d love it if you pinned the image below:

A fun Birthday Girl T-Shirt Design made with Iron On -- perfect for your little birthday princess! From overthebigmoon.com!

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


Pam Dana

Pam is a stay at home working mama that enjoys all phases of life! Between her 3 kids, fur baby (a beyond cute Goldendoodle), wonderful husband, friends and working, she stays pretty busy! But, she is loving every aspect of her life! Here on Over the Big Moon, she loves to share DIY's, recipes, printables, organization tips and more!

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