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DIY Anti-Collision Window Decals

Jane and Sonja
Make your own pretty yet functional anti-collision window decals using a Cricut cutting machine and some removable vinyl with this simple DIY.
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  • Design Space bird image #MB67F749
  • Cricut Maker 3 or any of the Cricut cutting machines
  • Removable Smart Vinyl in Black
  • Scissors


  • Open Cricut Design Space and click on the “+” sign to start a new project, opening up a blank canvas. Next, click on the Image button from the toolbar to search pattern #MB67F749 and insert it onto the blank canvas.
  • Maintain the size as is or adjust as you want and duplicate the pattern as many times as you need.

Cutting the Vinyl

  • Ensure the machine is set to Cricut Maker 3 and select “Make It” in Design Space. Choose “Without Mat” as the option for cutting when using Smart Vinyl.
  • Set material type to Smart Vinyl and follow the prompts for loading and cutting the vinyl.
  • When prompted, unload the vinyl from the cutting machine.

Applying the Vinyl

  • Cut around each of the bird decals and peel away the excess vinyl.
  • Remove the bird from the backing and stick it to the screen or window.
  • Repeat with the remaining birds placing them throughout the window and door and place some at eye level too.
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