are many ideas on how to make custom labels and stickers.
can purchase ready made blank computer labels and print your homemade
custom stickers on them.
purchase blank computer label sheets and print your homemade custom
stickers on them and cut them to your finished shape.
you can start with a plain sheet of paper and make custom stickers from
it is usually the cheapest.
way has its
benefits. Options one & two are the easiest BUT these computer
stickers must have a white background. What if you want HOT PINK for
your custom sticker background?
Then option three is the option for you! With how
to make custom stickers and labels,
you can begin with any paper stock you choose. You are only limited by
your imagination when creating your homemade custom stickers. This is
not only great for advertisers, but scrapbook stickers and handcrafted
stickers will take on a whole new look.
This method is perfect for short runs and one-time custom stickers. For
example: you could print a series of color coded file folder computer
labels or school ID stickers. We have included a step by step Student ID Stickers project on
We also included a Refrigerator Photo Magnet
project giving you FREE step-by-step instructions on making custom
Refrigerator Photo Magnets from old recycled calendar Refrigerator
Magnets you have laying around the house.
Recycled Calendar Refrigerator Magnets can also be used to make
non-permanent magnetic bumper stickers, magnetic reminders and magnetic
special events stickers.
The principle of how to make custom stickers
is simple. You need an item to call a “sticker”,
Sided Tape (aka carpet tape, DST) and something to stick it to.
that you know the secret, of how to make custom stickers and
labels, let me show you the easy way to a nice looking computer
generated custom sticker. Again this method works equally well for
homemade stickers and handcrafted stickers.
you will need:
or other method of creating a page of computer sticker blanks.
I use a Fiskars paper cutter (12” bypass guillotine type).
necessary but very handy if you are planning to make large quantities
of custom computerized professional stickers. Homemade stickers and
handcrafted stickers sometimes look best with a more casual border.
you will need:
- your sticker stock.
sided tape, also known as carpet tape. *NOTE:
Carpet tape is designed to be permanent and may mar anything It comes
into contact with. Avoid
the “cloth type” tape it does not look as nice and
is harder to work with.
spirits to clean glue from tools. - I use odorless. *NOTE:
glue from the carpet tape will be transferred to your tools. Periodic
cleaning will give your custom sticker a nice clean cut edge.
to make custom stickers and labels in 4 easy steps.
instructions assume you are making computerized professional stickers,
but also work for scrapbook stickers, homemade stickers and
a page of potential stickers. See Sticker Making Tips
for layout ideas.
the carpet tape on the back of the sticker page. See
the carpet tape with a razor knife if desired. This may make it easier
to peel the backing off the tape.
your custom stickers to shape.
Peel the backing off
your custom sticker (the carpet tape) and place it on any clean dry
surface according to the directions found with your carpet tape.
don’t forget about our Student
ID Stickers project. This
idea just might be the answer to your lost homework problems. Please
tell your fellow teachers about HOW TO MAKE
CUSTOM STICKERS AND LABELS, how2stickers.com.
They also may benefit from the school ID stickers project. Computer
stickers are not the only labeling method. Art teachers can employ
these methods to build handcrafted stickers for ID purposes.
Although the emphasis of HOW
MAKE CUSTOM STICKERS AND LABELS
is making computer generated professional stickers, the methods and
techniques are the same for homemade stickers and handcrafted stickers.
I have made thousands of custom stickers, and I feel these Do It
Yourself instructions will help you get a good start on your own DIY
custom stickers. A homemade professional sticker is easier than you
think. Be sure to visit all pages, to get all the tips, to make your
custom computer stickers project a fun experience.
If you have any comments or thoughts to add to Do It Yourself Custom
Stickers, please feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.