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Infusible Ink Placemat

When you’re looking for supplies for your next Cricut project, do you ever think about the dollar store? I learned that I could make an infusible ink placemat!

you're a star placemat

Dollar Store Cricut Crafts

Kara challenged a group of us to make a store Cricut project, and I love what everyone came up with. Click each link below for details.

I made a placemat that we could bring out for fun celebrations at home. Birthday? Good game? Stuck something out to the end? Get out the You’re a Star Today placemat!

I found a placemat and discovered it was made from polyester! So I knew I wanted to try infusible ink on it.

Read beginner tips for infusible ink

Read fixing problems with infusible ink

Supplies to make an infusible ink placemat

Start by downloading the star SVG using this form.

This file is for Personal Use only. If you want to be able to sell creations using this file, please purchase this Commercial License to sell up to 500 items. Thanks!

Yield: 1 placemat

Infusible Ink Placemat

star today placemat

Look how you can turn a dollar store placemat into a special placemat for celebrations!

Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


1. Once you have the file you can upload to Design Space. Cut it as is, or slice it out of a background shape.

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2. Place the infusible ink sheet on a mat with the colored paper side up. MIRROR and cut the design.

3. Peel away the extra ink sheet pieces.

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4. Preheat the EasyPress to 385 degrees and 40 seconds.

5. Lay a piece of white cardstock on the EasyPress mat.

6. Use a lint roller to remove any dust or fibers from the top of the placemat.

7. Position the placemat on the cardstock and tape down the cut ink design. Secure with heat resistant tape to keep flat.

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8. Cover design with butcher paper and press for 40 seconds.

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9. When cool enough to touch, remove the butcher paper, tape, and ink sheet.

star today placemat

Dollar Store Cricut Crafts

Keep all these projects in mind the next time you're at the dollar store - you can make all these crafts with your Cricut!

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