Another game-changer for me since I always struggled with getting the blade to the right setting. Before I even start to cut, I check the cut lines to make sure everything I want cut will be cut. If things are outside the cut lines then the Silhouette will not cut that part of the vinyl. I may or may not have cut half a label because I didn’t check the cut lines before cutting.

The only hiccup for me is I had to contact Apple Support to amend my full legal name , and that took about a day. You must choose 1 of the 3 sizes later on in Xcode. So your artboard on Illustrator should be sized accordingly. Generally, the more detailed your artwork, the larger your sticker size should be. Finally uploaded my build for approval to the iMessage App Store. When choosing a printer, make sure you don’t purchase a basic bottom of the line one as these tend to only have 2 ink cartridges – color and black and white.

Print Custom Stickers And Labels

When resizing, make sure that the lock is turned on so that the ratio of the circle retains its shape. Once the imports are complete, select the images you want to use. Then click IMPORT IMAGES to add them to your project. Since the COMPLEX Setting was selected, do not change anything in the Select & Erase section during the import. Be sure to select SAVE AS PRINT THEN CUT IMAGE at the end of your import selection.

  • Sure, you can do all the normal things other apps offer, but this app allows for more sophisticated artistic expression and polished final pieces.
  • The tool walks you through the steps, selecting face shape, hair styles and accessories.
  • If you want a more professional and durable label there are many options if you need as many as 500 labels.
  • You can choose from an array of shapes and sizes.
  • Once you have a suitable cutting machine, you can get down to the fun business of creating your own stickers.

Matte label paper tends to be thinner – I find thinner label papers work best with the Silhouette machines and the blades tend DIY Sticker Maker to last longer than glossy label paper. If I’m making a sticker kit, color tools are my go-to resources for finding color schemes – they pair together colors you probably wouldn’t normally think look good together. I shared a tutorial on how I set up a template and make a header sticker from start to finish using Silhouette Studio in this post.

Choose Your Document Size And Create A Design (us Letter Size)

All that’s left to do at this point is to peel the stickers off the backing and apply them wherever you want! I used mine to decorate some new notebooks and personalize my kids’ water bottles. Use your application tool to burnish the laminate overlay onto the printed vinyl sheet. When you insert your images, you’ll notice that the gems are behind the card. Click on the card and use the Arrange dropdown to Move it Backward to move it behind the gems.