How to Make Real Vinyl Stickers - Stickers





Introduction: How to Make Real Vinyl Stickers - Stickers

This is how to make real vinyl stickers. These are real stickers not labels or cheap stuff like that.



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    Hello, I'm trying to make decals without any background. Is this possible?


    I'm just wanting to make decals for mugs and cups (Yeti). I had someone to do a few for me, and I want to start my own project. Can I use any kind of printer, and is there another type of sticker/vinyl paper that is good?

    Hi, Thanks for the video. Are these stickers microwave, dishwasher and freezer safe???

    My purpose is to use it for name labels for students... The stickers should be water proof, microwave, dishwasher and freezer safe???

    Is this paper suitable for my requirement???

    Gooday what software are use to make a vinyl sticker or for car decal thanks and more power

    Well done!

    Actually I am in the process of making my first bartop MAME cabinet, and I was wondering how I could cost effectively make the marquee and the side art - I can make the custom art myself, I just don't want to pay an outrageous amount to get it done lol Everything is on a budget lol Your method shown here will work perfectly for the side art of the cabinet and should be far less expensive than getting it done through Fast-signs. Do you know if that paper is available for Laser printers as well? I have an inkjet that I never use in my basement but I prefer my color laser)

    For the marquee, I'm actually going to get some 3M color laser printable transparency sheets to print my image across. This will then be cut to size sandwiched between 2 pieces of left over plexi/lexan. The outer piece of lexan has has a tint, and is left overs from the monitor bezel. This will allow the image to shine through when turned on via the led light strip behind the marquee and will be a be muted due to the tint so not to be overly powering - focus should be the game on the screen not the marquee.

    Thanks. You explained this much better than another video I just watched. Very helpful!

    I got that those stickers and made a bunch of stickers for a local band. Everyone I've seen stuck to a car is peeling. The adhesive isn't strong enough for outdoor use. If you use a regular inkjet printer, they will fade very quickly as well.

    Not all of Papilio's vinyl are meant to be used outdoors. They have special vinyl designed for outdoor use which are also designed to be extremely difficult to remove. As for the fading, the Papilio site warns of this possibility and therefore makes an aerosol UV laminate spray which is meant to prevent this from occurring.

    Outdoor paper:
    UV laminate spray:

    *Please note that the paper link is for 10 sheets. Papilio also offers 1, 100, 500, and 1000 sheet packages.

    How durable are these stickers for outdoor use? I've had a number of people ask me for stickers that are water proof so they can put them on bike helmets and such.

    Theres some stuff you can get at Amazon. Papilio brand. Inkjet Removable Waterproof Vinyl. Depending on how much wear it'll see, not to mention weather, you might want to spray the stickers with a fixative before you apply em. But they're pretty durable and waterproof on their own. Good luck!