You can easily print your own vinyl stickers at home using a few simple tools. Once you’ve designed your stickers on the computer using an image editing software, print them onto vinyl printer paper. Laminate your stickers to protect them from water and UV rays from the sun. When you’re finished, just peel off the backing on your stickers and they’ll be ready to use!
An Image Editing Software (Krita is very good for professional art, but Paint or Gimp might come preinstalled on your computer)
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Print vinyl stickers in a roll or cut-to-size, making them a match for a wide range of applications. Cut-to-size stickers are good for handouts at promotional events and are easy to bundle with a suite of marketing materials. Rolled vinyl stickers are perfect for assembly lines for packaging bottles, boxes, and containers.
Paste the design you created in the new document. If you want to make multiple stickers of the same design, paste the design multiple times and arrange the copies in rows. Make sure none of the copies are in the margins of the template or they won’t print onto the paper.
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Cut out the laminated stickers from the sheet of vinyl. Use a ruler and a craft knife to make precise straight cuts. If your sticker designs are rounded, use scissors to cut them out, or give them a square background.
Once all your stickers are cut out, discard any leftover paper scraps.
Save time by using our free templates. Our templates have been setup with proper bleeds and margins, assuring your print job turns out accurate. To download, select a file type and click on the size below.
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Look at other vinyl sticker designs for inspiration. Do an online search for “vinyl stickers” or “vinyl sticker designs.” Pay attention to what you like and don’t like about the different designs you see.
Try to find stickers that are similar to the ones you want to make. For example, if you want to make vinyl stickers to put on your laptop case, look for stickers other people have made to put on their computers.
This will give you an idea of what size and color your design should be.
Open a new 8 x 11 inch (20.3 x 27.9 cm) document in your image editing software. If the software you’re using doesn’t let you specify the size when you open a new document, edit the size after you open the document.
Look for the size button in your software’s menu bar.
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Peel off the backing on your stickers to use them. The vinyl backing will be on the opposite side of the over-laminate, on the back of the sticker design. Grab a corner of the vinyl backing with two fingers and peel it back until it’s completely off the sticker.
Place your sticker on a dry, flat surface.
Cricut is a good vinyl design program, but you have to buy a large machine. It also isn’t only for vinyl, it’s for many other things, too!
Peel back the rest of the over-laminate backing slowly. Press the laminate onto the vinyl paper as you go. Keep going until you’ve peeled off all the backing and the whole sheet of vinyl is laminated.
 To prevent air bubbles, use the edge of a ruler to press the laminate onto the vinyl paper.
A Computer or Tablet. Anything with a large enough screen and the correct software will do, but note that it must be able to print.
Use a pointed tool to scrape of the unwanted areas of sticker, then save or discard before applying the transfer film or paper.
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Load an inkjet printer with 8 x 11 inch (20.3 x 27.9 cm) vinyl printer paper. Load the paper into the printer’s paper tray so the print side (non-adhesive side) will be the side that the printer prints onto.
If you’re not sure whether to put the paper face up or face down in the tray, run a test sheet through the printer to check. You can find vinyl printer paper online or at your local office supplies store.
Use clear vinyl printer paper if you want the background of your stickers to be transparent.
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A Pencil or Pen (Note — You won’t be able to change your draft if you use a pen, so choose wisely)
Apply an over-laminate sheet over your stickers. Peel back the backing at the top of the over-laminate sheet and line the top edge of the laminate up with the top edge of the vinyl paper. Use your fingers to press the laminate onto the vinyl paper so it sticks.
 You can find over-laminate online or at your local office supplies store.
Vinyl sticker printing comes in one of four standard die-cut shapes: Rectangle, Square, Circle, and Oval. Custom shapes are also available.
Small businesses everywhere rely on vinyl stickers to really make their message stick. They can be used as personalized gifts to customers or as giveaways to your fans. Custom vinyl stickers are a popular tool since they are fun and work on a variety of surfaces and uses. Use them on store windows, laptops, equipment cases, lockers, and more. Vinyl stickers are durable enough to be used on vehicle bumpers, but has excellent quality enough to be used as photo stickers.
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Sketch out your design on paper. Don’t worry about drawing all the details. You just want to get a basic idea of how your design will look before you attempt to make it on the computer. Make sure your design is small enough to fit on an 8 x 11 inch (20.
3 x 27.9 cm) piece of paper. If you’re just starting out making vinyl stickers, keep your design simple. If you’re having trouble coming up with a design, use graphics or images from online instead.
Click the print preview button to see how your stickers will print. If any of the copies of your design are cut off in the margin, move them in further away from the edge of the template. Make sure none of the copies are overlapping.
Print your design from the editing software onto a sheet of vinyl paper. Make sure the computer you’re using is set to print to the ink jet printer. Locate the print button in the image editing software and click on it.
Wait for the printer to print your stickers and then grab them from the printer.
You may upload the artwork later through the link we sent to your email.
Create your design on the computer using image editing software. If you don’t have Photoshop or Illustrator, use a free image editing software like GIMP. Recreate your sketched design using your software’s drawing and editing tools, or scan and upload your sketch and work from that.
If you’re making a colored design, use bold, vibrant colors that will show up well when printed. Make sure the resolution of your design is at least 300 pixels per 1 inch (2.5 cm).
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The water-resistant vinyl material is also a good candidate for product packaging. UPrinting’s vinyl stickers are printed on durable, UV-resistant 4 mil. white vinyl with a high gloss finish, giving an exceptionally vibrant look that lasts, even when subjected to harsh weather conditions.