A vinyl die cut sticker is a sticker made out of a plastic-based material that is individually cut around the edge of your design.
You could also call them custom shaped stickers. But the term die cut describes the way your sticker is cut. You can learn more about that by reading our blog post on what is a die cut sticker.
While die cut stickers describe the way your stickers are cut, vinyl stickers tell you what your stickers are made from.
However, vinyl is a broad term, and we offer a wide selection of materials, from standard white material to premium effects.
How are vinyl die cut stickers used?
You should always use a vinyl sticker for outdoor use and applications where your sticker is likely to come into contact with water.
Our die cut stickers are laminated with a glossy, clear coat that protects the printed layer of your sticker. This keeps your artwork looking great, no matter the conditions.
As individually cut and custom shaped stickers, die cut stickers make perfect event handouts or giveaways. Their unique shape and cut is ideal for delicate designs that stand out.
The beauty of custom die cut stickers is that you can make them work for you: no matter if you are looking for logo stickers for your business, special promotion stickers for your brand, or even just want to print stickers for personal use.
How can I create a vinyl die cut sticker?
Ordering custom stickers means you are in control. You get to choose exactly what you want your stickers to look like. So here is what you need to know if you want to create vinyl die cut stickers.
- Create a stunning design. You can simply upload your design to our website, or head over to Graphic, our free online design tool to browse hundreds of pre-designed templates and elements to create your custom design in minutes.
- Select your favorite material. All of your vinyl stickers are waterproof and resistant to scratches. It is up to you to decide on your perfect match. We love using special effects to highlight features of your brand or to celebrate the release of a new product line.
- Think about your cut line. Die cuts are great if you want to customize the shape of your sticker. Use the shape of your sticker to communicate what your business or event is all about and make it work with your design.
- Lean back and let us do the die cutting and printing. Custom die cut stickers can be difficult to make yourself because they need to be cut in an exact shape. We have the necessary equipment to print your stickers and achieve the precise cut you are looking for.
What are vinyl die cut labels?
You can imagine die cut labels just like die cut stickers. The main difference is that labels are printed onto a sheet, whereas stickers are cut individually.
Die cut labels still have a custom shape. However, they are only cut through the vinyl layer while the backing paper stays intact. This makes labels easier to peel, ideal for when you have to apply hundreds of product labels at a time.
If you are not sure how to prepare your artwork, check out our guide to designing die cut stickers.
Maybe you are still on the hunt for some sticker inspiration? Then head over to our free online design tool Graphic and explore pre-made templates and elements to design your perfect sticker.
Are you ready to order die cut stickers? Or are you still looking for inspiration for the perfect logo design? Then our custom die cut stickers page is just right for you!
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