As Valentines Day is approaching and I am getting to grips with my xTool cutting machine. I thought it a great idea to share a few super easy valentines xTool M1(US readers Click here) projects that you can make in no time for the loved ones in your lives. Or if you are a maker who makes to sell, some great ideas for quick and easy xTool M1 projects.
What You Will Find Here
The xTool M1 Isn’t Just A Wood Cutting Machine
I have shared a review of the xTool M1, however have been exploring a little more of what this handy hybrid machine can do. Thus I am here to tell you cutting wood is not even my favourite project! Its great don’t get men wrong, but this handy cutting machine is an absolute wiz and engraving.
But not only that, is incredible for print and cut. Now if you know me, you will know I design a LOT of printables and stickers and print and cut is my favourite type of crafting project!
The thing with the xTool M1 it its all in the settings and getting the cut pressure right. But once you do, print and cut projects are quick and easy to make.
11 Super Cute Valentines xTool M1 Projects
Valentines Print And Cut Cards With The xTool M1
I love the print and cut feature on the XTool M1. Don’t worry I am going to create a step by step tutorial very soon. However, its all in the settings and super easy to do. This valentines card is from our printable gnome valentines alphabet and by simply layering on glitter cards it looks so cute and super effective.
I used white card stock and the brown card setting as a guide. However it wasn’t enough pressure, so changed the settings to pressure 262 and a speed of 80 which was prefect for white card stock.
Valentines, Scratch Off, Marry Me Cards
This is a wonderful valentines xTool print and cut project using scratch off decals, simply print off your card front template and place the scratch off heart over the top of the marry me message and hey presto you have the perfect card for marriage proposals. Get the scratch off decals here.
I Love You Key Chains
Create any message you want on these cute key chains, simply engrave using the dog tag settings. Add your text via the text tool in the left hand bar to create custom messages or simply say I love you.
Love Messages For Purses And Wallets
There is something special about a message from a loved one. Thus these metallic business cards allow you to engrave messages, quotes or poems to pop into cards to give support, encouragement or just tell someone you love them.
These also make fabulous save the date cards and change of address cards, alphabet card games and counting games.
Valentines Stickers For Card Making And Scrapbooking
If you are a planner lover, or scrapbooker then printable stickers are super easy to make as an romantic themed Valentines xTool M1 project, I had to play around with the settings to get the pressure right but found they cut perfectly with a pressure of 80 and speed of 80.
I honestly can’t rave enough about how much I love the print and cut sticker feature. Check my step by step tutorial to see how I did it, but trust me it’s sooooo easy.
Hanging Wooden Heart
This gorgeous hanging wooden heart was made with my layered heart SVG. Its perfect for creating a hanging heart and also a heart jigsaw with engraved messages.
Heart Valentines Cards
Also use the heart cut outs from the hanging heart to make a heart valentines card. This is super easy to do and such a great way to avoid waste.
I Love You Coaster Or Trivet
I adore the results you get engraving cork coasters. This trivet is a wonderful way of making a gin coster, packed up with a bottle of gin or champagne and pretty glasses and chocolates it makes the perfect romantic valentines hamper.
Wooden Monogram Letters
I have a passion for designing letters. Thus have so many themed letters and numbers but you need love themed letters for valentines, right? These can be used to make cards, banners or simply hang on a pretty ribbon.
I Love You Pencils
Creating personalised pencils using our pencil jig, is so easy. These simple I love you pencils are great to pop on someones desk as a romantic gesture.
I Love You Mini Puzzle
And last but by no means least, this mini I love you puzzle is made from our I Love You SVG files. I cut this file on a small piece of wood, but it could also be cut on larger materials. Or indeed used for I Love you scrapbooking layouts.
The xTool M1 is so much more than a laser cutting machine. It gives you the flexibility to create multiple projects many materials. For me the fact that you can switch between medias and types of materials is such a huge plus. Especially if you make to sell! Like anything, a new machine takes a while to get used to! However I am fast falling in love with some of the capabilities of this super versatile machine.