When you are looking to order custom stickers, the material you choose is important. The wrong choice could mean your stickers don’t look as good as you want them to, or they might not last as long. Here are six tips for choosing the best material for your custom stickers!
1. Know Your Purpose
This is often underestimated. But it is so important to consider why you are making stickers and who is your target audience. Are you creating stickers for outdoor use or to go on windows? To hand out or brand your products? Knowing the purpose of your sticker will help you determine what material will work best for your needs.
You want a material that will stick and last for as long as you need them. So consider the durability of the sticker material you choose. Materials like vinyl and polypropylene are great for outdoor use, as they are water-resistant and made to last. In fact, custom vinyl stickers can last up to three years outdoors.
Different materials can give a unique finish that reflects your brand or personality, from glossy to matte to metallic. There are plenty of options you can choose from – sparkly glitter for extra pizazz, metallic for a sophisticated touch or textured paper for an artisan look.
Depending on where you want your personalised sticker to go, you need to think about how it will be applied. Are you using a machine? Will you apply them? A member of staff? Or are you handing out stickers and sheets for your customers to apply to their own devices? As a rule of thumb, you can remember: the thicker the material, the easier it will be to peel.
5. Adhesive Strength
Make sure the adhesive on your stickers is strong enough to stay in place without damaging surfaces. If you are using a material with an adhesive backing, check that it is rated for the type of surface it will be applied to.
Finally, always make sure you choose a good quality material that won’t easily tear or fade. This will ensure that your stickers look great and last for years to come! If you are unsure, you can request free sample packs from different sticker makers and compare them.
By considering each of these tips when choosing a material for your custom stickers, you can be sure to pick the best option that will suit your needs. With the right material, you’ll have beautiful, long-lasting stickers that make a statement.