Often asked: How To Apply Wall Stickers With Transfer Paper?

How do you put a transfer sticker on the wall?

Lay the sticker out on the surface, with the transparent application layer facing you. Tape all four corners of the decal to the wall with your masking Tape. 2. Apply a strip of tape across the decal to create an anchor point (horizontally or vertically depending on shape of the decal).

How do you use sticker transfer paper?

To apply a transfer sticker, remove it from the paper backing by peeling away the transfer tape. The tape will hold the individual pieces of your sticker design in place while you position it on your desired surface. Once your sticker is positioned correctly you can press the transfer tape onto a surface to adhere it.

How do I keep my wall decals moving?

Aim the blow dryer directly at the wall decal and slowly wave it over a section for a few minutes. Once the section feels warm when you touch it, gently pull the material away from the wall. Making sure most of the adhesive stays on the mural instead of the wall will help you save your wall stickers.

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How long after painting can I apply wall decals?

Allow Proper Cure Time



If the walls have been painted recently, wait at least 2 weeks before applying the wall decals to allow the paint to cure properly. Paint needs to “cure”, or settle into your drywall, to complete the drying process.

How do you put stickers on walls without damaging paint?

Apply heat to peel the wall decal off If the wall decal is too firmly stuck on the wall, you can make use of a hair dryer on high heat setting or a heat gun on medium setting to help the glue release. Using heat in the corner of your wall decals is the best way to get these off, as it makes them easier to peel.

What else can you use instead of transfer paper?

Transfer paper hacks:

  • Clear shelf paper instead of transfer paper.
  • Painter tape makes great on fly transfer tape, and there is 60 yards on this roll!
  • When in a pinch for transfer paper, use a roll of adhesive lint remover!
  • Scotch tape can even be used as transfer tape for smaller transfers.

What’s the difference between transfer tape and transfer paper?

Transfer Material



Transfer tape is clear and non gridded and comes in a roll without any type of backing. It’s easy to see through which makes applying the vinyl relatively easy. Transfer paper has more of a sticky paper feel and can be gridded to “help” with alignment.

Do you need transfer paper for vinyl?

Now that you have your design all weeded, you will have a bunch of separate pieces of vinyl positioned on your paper backing, and you need to move them from the paper backing to your final surface. To do this easily and keep all though pieces where they need to be, you need transfer tape or transfer paper.

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Can I use vinyl without transfer tape?

Transfer tape is only used on adhesive craft vinyl. Heat transfer vinyl has a clear carrier sheet attached to the vinyl that is used instead. You can move vinyl from its backing to another location without transfer tape, but if there are any spaces or intricate details it will be very difficult.

How do you paste wall decals?

Apply the sticker.



#*Making sure the sticker is in tune to the demarcation lines, remove the wax paper backing and pulling the sticker towards you and making sure it is sufficiently taut, bring the bottom towards the wall and firmly press it onto the wall.

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