Domed Summer Stickers | Vickie McHugh | Silhouette UK BlogSilhouette UK Design Team
Domed Summer Stickers | Vickie McHugh | Silhouette UK Blog
Domed Summer Stickers
With the school summer holidays just around the corner, why not create some fun summer stickers to put on your books, fridges or rooms to put a smile on your face?
Items I Used
• Silhouette Curio
• Cutting Mat (8.5″x12″)
• Silhouette Doming Starter Kit
• Rubber Gloves & Hand Gel (With Alcohol In It)
Creating The Images For The Stickers
Purchase a number of summer themed images from design store and open it within silhouette.
I have purchased 4 and have resized them to around 2” each.
Creating The Offset
Create an off set on each of the images by highlighting them, right clicking and selecting “Make a Compound Path”.
Do this for each image.
Then go to the offset panel, click on one of the images and the click on OffSet.
I have just used the preset of 0.125.
Once you are happy with the layout, size and off set, go to file, print.
Cutting Out The Stickers
I have used the white sticker paper for mine, so once they are printed, apply a laminate sheet over the printed page (this is only to be done if using the white paper).
Set the material to Sticker paper (don’t forget to increase the blade by one if using the laminate sheets).
My Cut Settings:
> Material: Sticker, White
> Force: 20
> Blade Length: 3
> Click Send
Preparing For The Resin
Weed away the excess material from around the designs leaving jut the stickers on the sheet.
Preparing The Resin For Use
Fill A and B syringe chambers with equal amounts of the corresponding A and B resin.
Attach the syringe tip and squirt out a small bit of resin onto a scrap bit of paper, just to check that it’s working correctly.
This makes sure that an equal amount of A and B resin is used.
Adding The Resin To The Stickers
Put gloves on!!
Place your printed stickers on a flat clean surface. Slowly apply the resin solution onto the surface of the cut pout design. I have started on the outer edge and worked my way into the middle.
Do no over-apply the resin as you don’t want it to go over the ends of the cut out design. Use the toothpicks provided in the kit to spread the resin around if the sticker is more detailed.
It can also be used to remove any air bubbles.
Allow the resin to set for 12 hours to fully harden.
I have really enjoying using this new media and I think the stickers look great!! What do you think?
There are plenty of other sticker templates to choose from in silhouette studio, so have a look and I look forward to seeing what you make. Please don’t forget to tag me on Instagram so I can see your masterpieces @crafty_vickie
Are you looking forward to the summer holidays? Why not tune in for my next blog to see a great activity to do with your children.
– Vickie McHugh –