Test Your Transfer Tape First

Of all the FAQs we receive, the most Frequently Asked Question is about Transfer Tape: “Which tape should I use?” We have lots of articles, and a comprehensive guide to help steer you in the right direction. But as more people discover vinyl graphics and use them for different applications, like wall graphics and mugs, […]

Wall Graphics and Wall Lettering On Top of “Green” Paint

A new kind of interior latex is coming to market that is sold as “zero VOC” or “VOC free” paint. It sounds like a good thing, and may indeed hold benefits for air quality and public health. But it’s detrimental to the health of some of our customers because they’re pulling their hair out trying to understand why their wall graphics are failing. What is VOC free paint, and why is it ruining wall graphics? Here are the details as we know them.

Advanced Wall Graphics Installation Tips

A search of our blog using the term “wall graphics” reveals seven previous articles about this topic. We’ve covered the basics of how to successfully apply vinyl graphics to interior painted walls. If you’ve read these, you probably know almost everything you need to know about installing wall words (If not, you can get a good start here). […]

A Basic Guide to Vectorizing and Cutting Raster or Bit Image Clip Art

This week, we’ll tackle an even more common and vexing problem; the ‘no cuttable object’ error message. This is the uncooperative reply you get from your sign software when you try to plot an image that is not in vector format. What you have is a raster image masquerading as a vector file. Let’s take a look at the problem, the solution, and the process for turning a “no cuttable object” message into a finished decal.