Cinco de Mayo Invitation or Party Favor
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Cinco de Mayo Invitation or Party Favor

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with this festive invitation made with the Cricut Expression machine!
Designed by Georgina Jarvie
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Margarita Glass
  • Cricut Expression® Personal Electronic Cutter
  • Cricut® Celebrations® Cartridge
  • Cricut Wild Card Cartridge
  • Cardstock: Black, White, Green, Red
  • Glitter: Red, Green
  • Green Pen
  • Paper Trimmer
  • Foam Mounting Squares
  • Adhesive
  • Hole Punch: 1/8-inch
  • Red Ribbon: ½-inch wide x 1-yard long
  • Candy

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Ring rim of glass with adhesive. Coat rim with green glitter. Let dry.

Step: 2

Create card: Using Celebrations cartridge and white cardstock, cut one 6-inch <sqrcrd>. Cut one 2¾-inch x 2¾-inch block of red cardstock. Cut one 2½-inch x 2½-inch block of green cardstock. Cut one 2¼-inch x 2¼-inch block of white cardstock. Layer and adhere inside card. Write party information on white block. Cut one 1-inch x 2¾-inch strip of green cardstock. Adhere to left side of card front. Cut one 1-inch x 2¾-inch strip of red cardstock. Adhere to right side of card front.

Step: 3

Create banner: Using green cardstock, press Shift and cut three ¾-inch <tribannr>. Repeat cuts using red and white cardstock. Measure ribbon around glass. Adhere banner pieces to ribbon, alternating colors. Tie around glass, securing into place with adhesive.

Step: 4

Cut sombrero: Using Wild Card cartridge and black cardstock, select Real Dial Size, select Icon feature, press Shift, and cut one 1-inch <Thanks-s>. Embellish sombrero rim with green and red glitter. Adhere to card front as shown using mounting squares.

Step: 5

Cut Fiesta: Using black cardstock, select Alphabet feature and cut 1-inch letters to spell Fiesta. Adhere to card front as shown.

Step: 6

Punch a hole in top left corner of card. Tie to glass stem using ribbon. Fill glass with candy.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.