Handmade Gift Basket for Anime Fan Using Cricut


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Anime or Japanese Animation is all the rage! Netflix has tons of Anime shows--have you watched any? I bet you at least know someone who has. My kids love anime, my daughter especially. In fact, it's inspired her to write her own Manga.   This gift basket is easy to put together and is the perfect handmade gift for a fan of Anime. Handmade gifts or customized elements make the best gifts. Cricut is the best way to customize everything--let's get started!

Handmade Gift Basket for Anime Fan Using Cricut

Anime or Japanese Animation is all the rage! Netflix has tons of Anime shows--have you watched any? I bet you at least know someone who has. My kids love anime, my daughter especially. In fact, it's inspired her to write her own Manga. 

This gift basket is easy to put together and is the perfect handmade gift for a fan of Anime. Handmade gifts or customized elements make the best gifts. Cricut is the best way to customize everything--let's get started!

Anime or Japanese Animation is all the rage! Netflix has tons of Anime shows--have you watched any? I bet you at least know someone who has. My kids love anime, my daughter especially. In fact, it's inspired her to write her own Manga.   This gift basket is easy to put together and is the perfect handmade gift for a fan of Anime. Handmade gifts or customized elements make the best gifts. Cricut is the best way to customize everything--let's get started!

This darling basket is great for a drop-off gift, perfect for physical distancing. 

This gift contains:

Demon Slayer Shirt
Naruto Insert Card
FairyTail Notebook
Naruto and My Hero Academia Pin Buttons
Plus Ramen and Tapioca Pearls for Boba

This darling basket is great for a drop-off gift, perfect for physical distancing.  This gift contains: Demon Slayer Shirt Naruto Insert Card FairyTail Notebook Naruto and My Hero Academia Pin Buttons Plus Ramen and Tapioca Pearls for Boba

Find out your persons favorite Anime show and base your gifts off of that. If you don't know, the ones I've selected are pretty common favorites. My kids also love JoJo's Bizarre Adventure. 

Find out your persons favorite Anime show and base your gifts off of that. If you don't know, the ones I've selected are pretty common favorites. My kids also love JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.

Gift #1: Demon Slayer Shirt

Supplies Needed:

Hook Tool
T-Shirt (mine has a big pocket)

Gift #1: Demon Slayer Shirt Supplies Needed: Cricut Machine Iron On Vinyl Hook Tool EasyPress 2 T-Shirt (mine has a big pocket)

Step 1: Cut Iron-on

Begin by cutting the iron-on vinyl in reverse (mirror).

Step 1: Cut Iron-on Begin by cutting the iron-on vinyl in reverse (mirror).

Step 2: Weed the Vinyl

Remove the excess iron-on vinyl from the image.

Step 2: Weed the Vinyl Remove the excess iron-on vinyl from the image.

Warm up the shirt with the EasyPress, then place the iron-on on the shirt pocket.

Warm up the shirt with the EasyPress, then place the iron-on on the shirt pocket.

Step 3: Heat Press

Now place the shirt on the EasyPress mat and the iron-on on the shirt. Then press with the EasyPress 2 for the recommended time. 

Step 3: Heat Press Now place the shirt on the EasyPress mat and the iron-on on the shirt. Then press with the EasyPress 2 for the recommended time.

Step 4: Cool Peel

Then wait until the shirt cools down. After it's cooled, peel off the plastic transfer sheet. Done!

Step 4: Cool Peel Then wait until the shirt cools down. After it's cooled, peel off the plastic transfer sheet. Done!

That's it! Shirts are so easy and fast to make. Whip one up in just a few minutes for the perfect handmade gift.

That's it! Shirts are so easy and fast to make. Whip one up in just a few minutes for the perfect handmade gift.

Gift #2: FairyTail Notebook

Supplies Needed:

Hook Tool
Mini Sketchbook

Gift #2: FairyTail Notebook Supplies Needed: Cricut Machine Iron On Vinyl Hook Tool EasyPress 2 Mini Sketchbook

Step 1: Cut Image

Begin by uploading an image (mine was found online). Mirror the image and cut it out of iron-on vinyl.

Step 1: Cut Image Begin by uploading an image (mine was found online). Mirror the image and cut it out of iron-on vinyl.

Step 2: Weed

Now weed the excess iron-on from the cut image using the Cricut hook tool.

Step 2: Weed Now weed the excess iron-on from the cut image using the Cricut hook tool.

Step 3: Press

Then place the iron-on on the notebook and cover with a heat protective sheet. Press with the EasyPress for about 30 seconds.

Step 3: Press Then place the iron-on on the notebook and cover with a heat protective sheet. Press with the EasyPress for about 30 seconds.

Let the notebook cool down completely. Then peel back the plastic carrier sheet, revealing the finished notebook.

Let the notebook cool down completely. Then peel back the plastic carrier sheet, revealing the finished notebook.

Gift #3: Handmade Card

Supplies Needed:

Cardstock
Gold Metallic Poster board (5 pack from Dollar Tree)
Cricut Design Space

Gift #3: Handmade Card Supplies Needed: Cardstock Gold Metallic Poster board (5 pack from Dollar Tree) Cricut Machine Cricut Design Space

Search for "insert card" on Cricut Design Space and pick a folded card with the corners you like. Then import the Naruto symbol and attach the image with the card. Then score and cut it out of cardstock. Finally insert a metallic piece of paper/poster board in the opening.

Search for "insert card" on Cricut Design Space and pick a folded card with the corners you like. Then import the Naruto symbol and attach the image with the card. Then score and cut it out of cardstock. Finally insert a metallic piece of paper/poster board in the opening.

Add a couple Button Badges to the gift too! Here's the full post on button making.

Add a couple Button Badges to the gift too! Here's the full post on button making.

Fill a basket with some paper shred, ramen noodles, tapioca pearls...and then all the handmade gifts! Wrap the entire basket in cellophane for the perfect handmade gift for a friend or family member. 

Fill a basket with some paper shred, ramen noodles, tapioca pearls...and then all the handmade gifts! Wrap the entire basket in cellophane for the perfect handmade gift for a friend or family member.

This great gift will make anyone smile! Handmade gifts are the best, they show the recipient how much thought you put into them this holiday season. We do handmade gifts every year and they are always the most meaningful presents.

This great gift will make anyone smile! Handmade gifts are the best, they show the recipient how much thought you put into them this holiday season. We do handmade gifts every year and they are always the most meaningful presents.

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Anime or Japanese Animation is all the rage! Netflix has tons of Anime shows--have you watched any? I bet you at least know someone who has. My kids love anime, my daughter especially. In fact, it's inspired her to write her own Manga.   This gift basket is easy to put together and is the perfect handmade gift for a fan of Anime. Handmade gifts or customized elements make the best gifts. Cricut is the best way to customize everything--let's get started!










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