Printing stickers can be a fun and inexpensive way to promote your brand or business, express yourself or get your art out into the world. You can buy sticker paper online or at craft stores and office supply stores. If you want your stickers to be waterproof and durable, consider getting clear laminated on them for extra protection.
Before printing your stickers, be sure to create the design using your preferred image editing software or a drawing program. You can also use a pre-made template for inspiration and ease of production. The size and shape of the stickers is up to you, though it’s best to make them large enough for their intended use. The sticker paper or vinyl you choose will also influence the look and durability of your stickers.
A word of caution: Always double-check that your paper is compatible with the printer you’re using. Sticker paper is typically thicker than regular paper, so it’s important to find a compatible setting that doesn’t damage the machine or cause the stickers to come out with poor quality. Also, when you’re printing multiple stickers on a sheet of paper, it is helpful to leave a space between each one so that the printer can cut them apart properly without damaging any of the images.
Once you’ve created your designs, you can upload them to a sticker printing website and have them printed in bulk. The printing company will then ship the finished stickers to you. It’s also possible to sell your stickers directly to customers through a creative marketplace like Etsy or Redbubble.