Last Updated on August 2, 2023 by bilal
How To Print Custom Vinyl Stickers Fast Using Laser Printer Or Inkjet In 2022?
If you are looking for a great and fun way to make your vinyl sticker and then print them out using a laser printer or Inkjet then you came to the right place. Vinyl decals or stickers are the most versatile and customizable stickers ever present so there are tons of ways you can make them creative. Coming to the printing part it is really easy and quick to print them out using the inkjet and the printer. So let us get into all this fun!
1. Sketch Or Draw Out Any Design Of Your Choice
Before you start to make your vinyl sticker the thing you need to do is sketch or draw some art or design that you want to make into a sticker. You can brainstorm ideas, get inspiration from Pinterest or draw whatever you like. You can even just right an inspirational quote or a word. It will be great fun to doodle all your ideas and print them out to apply anywhere you like.
So you can doodle all your ideas on any piece of paper and don’t forget to visualize what your end product which is a vinyl decal or sticker looks like.
So let’s go through some things that you should keep in mind.
- You have to ensure that your design is small and it should fit the measurements of 8 inches x 11 inches which are 20.3 x 27.9 centimeters on a piece of paper.
- Get your inspiration to design your custom vinyl decal r sticker from Google, YouTube, and Pinterest. You can add your touches to make them unique.
- If you cannot make up your mind about any design or you cannot think of any design then you can easily find some copyright-free designs and use them for your custom sticker. You can search through Canva, Pexels, and Flickr to find your ideal design.
2. It Is Time To Convert Your Design To The Computer
You have to now create or convert your ideas into a computer design and for this, you can use various software including Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. This software will make your artwork impeccably with amazing results with little to no fuss. In addition to that apps like Canva and free sites like GIMP work amazingly for this purpose as well. You need to just create a sketch or a drawing using the tools of this software and edit them as you like. You can also simply scan and upload the sketch directly on the software.
The only thing you need to make sure of is that the resolution of your design is on spot. It should be around 300 pixels and for 1 inch. So that you have a clear print afterward.
3. Now Paste The Artwork On A Document (8 Inches x 11 Inches)
When the design for the sticker is completed save it on your computer as a png file. After that, you need to open a new document in the software and then import the design of the sticker into the new document you opened. If you are planning to make multiple stickers of the same sketch or design then paste the design multiple time and then arrange them in a row to get copies.
If the software you are using does not allow you to select a specific size you can just open a new document and edit the size of the design. You can choose the sizes that are present at the bottom of the software’s menu bar.
You can print multiple stickers of different types and then you can copy them into a new make document. It will save time and will make everything organized. Just make sure each and every sticker is within the boundaries of the document otherwise they will be cut off after printing.
4. Print Your Stickers On Vinyl Sticker Paper Of 8 Inches x 11 Inches
The next step involves loading the printable vinyl paper into the tray of the printer you are using. Make sure that the non-adhesive side of the vinyl sheet has its face up. Now it is time to set your printer to a high-quality printing mode and then you just hit the print button that is present on your editing software page.
Make sure that you use clear vinyl printable paper if you want your vinyl decals or stickers to have a transparent background. You can always go for a glossy printable vinyl sheet this will ensure maximum luster and shine for the stickers.
Both the laser printer and inkjet can effortlessly print on printable vinyl paper so you just need to be sure that your vinyl paper is compatible with the type of printer you are planning to use.
In this article, we discussed how to print custom vinyl stickers. Well, it is a very effortless and quick process that requires some basic items and easy and quick steps that will get you your printed custom vinyl stickers in some seconds. We hope that you learned what you wanted to learn and happy printing!