- File Prep
- Things You Should Know
Bring the bling to your promotional and branding stickers and labels with foil stamping in one of 19 foil colors plus optional Pantone spot color inks on your non-weatherproof sticker stocks including;
Choose from one of our standard sizes and shapes, or select "custom-size or square cut corners" from the size menu. Please Note that square and rectangle stickers have 1/8" radius rounded corners.
All of our foil stamped stickers are produced using Flexographic printing (or flexo), which is a great choice for affordable stickers at quantities of 500+, supplied on rolls or as single cut stickers.
No Bleed (standard): leave a 1/8" margin on your stickers from the trimline
Bleeds (extra cost): add a 1/8" bleed to your artwork past the trimline
Live Area: even if you require a bleed on your stickers, please keep all critical text and critical artwork 1/8" inside the trimline
Foil: Include on its own file/artboard with the foil elements colored with Pantone Black. Alternatively, if you would like to include these elements in the same file, place these elements on a separate layer and colored with a Pantone color (typically Pantone Black) that denotes the Foil elements.
Colours: supply your files in Pantone colour only (CMYK or RGB colours will be rejected)
Resolution: 300 dpi minimum (400 dpi preferred)
Fonts: fonts must converted to curves/outlines (we do not accept fonts).
Transparencies: flatten all transparencies
Types of files we accept: MAC & PC files from Photoshop (PSD), Illustrator (EPS or AI), CorelDraw (CDR or EPS), Adobe Acrobat PDF, TIFF or JPEG. 1 colour or greyscale stickers can be supplied as a rasterized file (PSD, TIFF or JPEG), indicating Pantone colour in order notes, however 2 and 3 colour stickers can only be printed from a vector-based file.
Standard Shape Square and Rectangle Stickers Have Rounded Corners
Due to the method of cutting, all square and rectangle stickers have rounded corners with a radius of 1/8" (0.125"). Square cut corners are available as a custom quote, however cost is higher due to additional steps in the cutting process.
Square Cut Corners / Custom Size Stickers Are Limited To Square or Rectangle
The Square Cut Corners / Custom Size stickers are limited to square or rectangles. If you are looking for custom shape foil stickers, please request a custom quote.
What Type of Surfaces?
Our stickers adhere to non-porous, non-textured, smooth surfaces, such as painted surfaces, metal, smooth sanded or finished wood, lacquered surfaces, glass, painted fiberglass, plastic, other vinyl, and leather. Surfaces like vinyl and leather that have been treated with Armor All or any other oily type substance must be thoroughly cleaned before application.
These Stickers Are Not Weatherproof
These stickers are printed on a paper based stock and not suitable for applications where they will be exposed to moisture.