Fridge Organization Labels | Cricut Joy. Easily organize and label your refrigerator with the Cricut Joy and vinyl.
I think many of us are thinking about what we can organize in our homes in the new year. One small change I made that has helped me meal plan better, is to create vinyl labels for my refrigerator. It is easy to see what we have, and also for the whole family to put things back where they go.
Today, I am going to share how I made these vinyl labels with my Cricut Joy. You can use any Cricut machine for this project, but the Joy makes it so easy. I was able to take my iPad and Joy into the kitchen and create everything right there!
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How to Make Vinyl Refrigerator Labels
One of the reasons I love the Cricut Joy so much is because it is so portable. You don’t need a cutting mat when you use Smart Materials, and I can take my Joy and iPad just about anywhere to craft.
Create the Labels in Design Space
Start by creating your labels in Cricut Design Space. I used the Cricut font Dear John for this project. You can use the labels I created in Design Space, or create your own.
Cricut Design Space File: Fridge Labels
If you want to use the labels as-is, open the file and click Make It. If you want to change the sizes or the words, click Customize.
Make sure to measure your drawers and bins before cutting to make sure the labels will fit properly. It is important to remember to measure both the height and the width. If you want them to all be approximately the same size, measure the longest word and make sure it will fit where it needs to go, and adjust accordingly.
Cut the Labels Using a Cricut
Once you have the labels created in Design Space, you will select that you are using Smart Materials. No need for a mat with this project!
Note: Don’t worry if you are using an older Explore or Maker machine, you can still easily create labels, but you will need to use a mat with your project.
Once your labels are all cut out, cut the individual words apart and weed the excess vinyl.
Apply the Labels to the Fridge Bins
Use transfer tape to apply the labels to the refrigerator bins. Cut a piece of transfer tape to the size of your label. Peel the protective backing from the transfer tape and apply it to the top of your vinyl word.
Rub over the top and backside of the vinyl word using a scraper. Peel the protective backing away from the vinyl and transfer tape. Apply the transfer tape to the fridge bin, press each letter to secure, and then peel away the transfer tape.
You can re-use the same piece of transfer tape multiple times. I was able to use just two pieces of tape to attach all the words to the fridge bins.
Now, my whole family knows exactly where to put things away in the refrigerator. This makes it easier for me to see what we are out of when I meal plan.
Anyone else have a ton of hot sauce in the fridge? I don’t even really like it, but my husband and son are always trying new kinds.
Team Creative Crafts Organizational Crafts Edition
This craft is part of Creative Crafts Organizational Crafts Edition. Creative Crafts is a series hosted by Me and My INKlings, Creatively Beth, Bella Crafts Publishing, and Artsy Fartsy Mama. Some of your favorite crafters come together to create crafts around a specific theme! Check the posts below for more organizing ideas.
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