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HOW TO APPLY VINYL STICKERS METHOD ONE: Straight on using water CLEAN SURFACE: Using methylated spirits, turpentine or an achohol cleaner. NOTE: Be careful not to get backing paper wet PEEL OFF BACKING PAPER : ... being careful it doesn’t stick to itself! SPRAY WITH WATER: This step can be left out if you are confident enough, but is recommended for beginners. SQUEEGY DOWN: Starting from the middle, squeegy from the centre to the outside. If no water is used try to keep sticker from touching surface until it is applied. PEEL OFF TAPE AND YOU’RE DONE! NOTE!!! If you have used water you may have to wait until water has dried a bit. REGISTRATION MARKS: Place the decal where you’d like it, and place matching marks on surface and paper. 1 2 3 5 6 4

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A basic guide to applying vinyl stickers by Janet Dick of www.janetsgems.etsy.com

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Page 1: Decal Instructions 72

HOW TO APPLY VINYL STICKERSMETHOD ONE: Straight on using water

CLEAN SURFACE: Using methylated spirits,turpentine or an achohol cleaner.

NOTE: Be careful not to get backing paper wet

PEEL OFF BACKING PAPER : ... being carefulit doesn’t stick to itself!

SPRAY WITH WATER: This step can be leftout if you are con�dent enough, but isrecommended for beginners.

SQUEEGY DOWN: Starting from the middle, squeegy from the centre to theoutside. If no water is used try to keepsticker from touching surface until it isapplied.

PEEL OFF TAPE AND YOU’RE DONE!NOTE!!! If you have used water you may have to wait until water has dried a bit.

REGISTRATION MARKS: Place the decalwhere you’d like it, and place matchingmarks on surface and paper.

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CLEAN SURFACE: Using methylated spirits,turpentine or an achohol cleaner.

Release one taped side

SQUEEGY DOWN THAT HALF OF THESTICKER - working from the middle to theouter edges.

Peel the released side right back usingthe masking tape to hold it back. CUT AWAY THE REMAINING BACKING PAPER

TAPE DOWN THE CENTRE

TAPE AND MEASURE: Tape down using masking tape and use a ruler and measure either side to make sure they are even.

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HOW TO APPLY VINYL STICKERSMETHOD TWO: Applied “dry” using masking tape

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PEEL OFF THE OTHER HALF OF THEBACKING PAPER

PEEL OFF THE APPLICATION TAPE YOU’RE DONE!

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SQUEEGY THE REMAINING HALF DOWN- working from the middle to outeredges as before.

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