Collection: Waterslide Decals

Waterslide decals are images you apply to surfaces such as metal, glass, ceramic, wood, and other surfaces.

They need to be baked or sealed with epoxy to stay on.

They can be printed with an inkjet printer or a laser printer. You need special paper to print on either. (meaning, you cannot use inkjet paper in a laser printer and cannot use laser paper in an inkjet printer).

They can be printed on white paper or clear paper. White will have a white border around it and any clear part in the design will be white. They are good for dark background surfaces. Clear will be translucent and does not show any white. They are good for white or light colored backgrounds.

They are all sized to approximately 3 1/2 inches tall and no wider than 4 inches wide to fit a 20 oz cup or the top of a 30 oz cup.

They are popular now for the glitter epoxy tumbler cups.

The decal is printed on an actual thin film that has a paper backing, very similar to a temporary tattoo. They are soaked in water to allow the film (with the image printed on it) to slide off the paper backing, hence the name waterslide.

The decals printed on inkjet paper need to be spray sealed with a clear gloss or matte acrylic spray in order for the ink to stay on the film as it is being soaked in water. If not, the ink will dissolve in the water. The laser printed decals do not need to be spray sealed. The process of a laser printer, using heat already seals the toner onto the film. (no ink is used in a laser printer).

There is a "temporary tattoo" method to use inkjet decals without sealing. You just order the inkjet "mirrored", then you apply it to your surface, then put a wet towel on the back to release the paper backing. Then you will need to epoxy over that. It only works with clear decals.

VIDEO showing how to spray seal the inkjet and apply: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLtyjigXAec&t=161s

VIDEO showing the mirror/tattoo method:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUrN-cnZ5RA&t=131s

VIDEO showing the difference between inkjet and laser:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntXYPNrNt3I&t=176s

 

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  • Waterslide Decal Blood Stains are Red Ultraviolet Lights are Blue I Watch Enough Murder Shows They'll Never Find You
    Waterslide Decal Blood Stains are Red Ultraviolet Lights are Blue I Watch Enough Murder Shows They'll Never Find You
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  • Waterslide Decal Watercolor Red Cardinal Bird
    Waterslide Decal Watercolor Red Cardinal Bird
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  • Waterslide Decal A9 Hay Girl Hay Cows on a board
    Waterslide Decal A9 Hay Girl Hay Cows on a board
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  • Waterslide Decal K15 Do no harm Take no bull
    Waterslide Decal K15 Do no harm Take no bull
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  • Waterslide Decal Ringmaster of the Shit Show
    Waterslide Decal Ringmaster of the Shit Show
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  • Waterslide Decal 5" Set of 3 Magenta Butterflies
    Waterslide Decal 5
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  • Waterslide Decal Light Sunflower
    Waterslide Decal Light Sunflower
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  • Waterslide Decal Red & Black Buffalo Plaid Vintage Truck with Christmas Tree
    Waterslide Decal Red & Black Buffalo Plaid Vintage Truck with Christmas Tree
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  • Waterslide Sheet WHOLE REALISTIC SUNFLOWERS Various Sizes
    Waterslide Sheet WHOLE REALISTIC SUNFLOWERS Various Sizes
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  • Waterslide Decal Not Today Heifer Cow licking nose with purple flowers
    Waterslide Decal Not Today Heifer Cow licking nose with purple flowers
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  • Waterslide Decal Cowboy Boots with Flowers
    Waterslide Decal Cowboy Boots with Flowers
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  • Waterslide Decal Crowned Unicorn Faces 6 to choose from PICK ONE OR ALL
    Waterslide Decal Crowned Unicorn Faces 6 to choose from PICK ONE OR ALL
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  • Waterslide Decal Tractor Logo
    Waterslide Decal Tractor Logo
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  • Waterslide Decal Woman with Butterflies
    Waterslide Decal Woman with Butterflies
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  • Waterslide Decal (7") Set of 6 Orange Monarch Butterflies
    Waterslide Decal (7
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  • Waterslide Decal Voodoo Doll
    Waterslide Decal Voodoo Doll
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  • Waterslide Decal White Tiger
    Waterslide Decal White Tiger
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  • Waterslide Decal Medusa Gold Greek Key Circle Frame
    Waterslide Decal Medusa Gold Greek Key Circle Frame
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  • Waterslide Decal K7 SKULL WITH BURGUNDY FLOWERS
    Waterslide Decal K7 SKULL WITH BURGUNDY FLOWERS
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  • Waterslide Decal C10 Whisper Words of Wisdom Let it Be Dragonfly
    Waterslide Decal C10 Whisper Words of Wisdom Let it Be Dragonfly
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  • Waterslide Decal G7 Lucky Horseshoes with Sunflowers
    Waterslide Decal G7 Lucky Horseshoes with Sunflowers
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  • Waterslide Decal A12 Country Roads Take Me Home
    Waterslide Decal A12 Country Roads Take Me Home
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  • Waterslide Decal Composition Notebook Label
    Waterslide Decal Composition Notebook Label
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  • Waterslide Decal Don't Be A Salty Heifer
    Waterslide Decal Don't Be A Salty Heifer
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  • Waterslide Decal Wild Flowers and Butterflies Wrap
    Waterslide Decal Wild Flowers and Butterflies Wrap
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  • Waterslide Decal Ruby Throated Hummingbird
    Waterslide Decal Ruby Throated Hummingbird
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  • Waterslide Decal Woman who loves books
    Waterslide Decal Woman who loves books
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  • Waterslide Decal Cute Kneeling Giraffe
    Waterslide Decal Cute Kneeling Giraffe
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