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Best white sticker paper to use/match Lego stickers?

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Simply put, I'd both like to print stickers that I designed (based on scans of official stickers), and copies of existing ones. (I'm not going to pay 20 dollars for a sticker sheet with a single sticker I need 5 of, so I made several scans before application.) I know about the clear background issue, and plan to print on white sticker paper.

My basic question is - what kind/which brand of sticker paper should I use? It would need to be close to official stickers and Lego bricks, especially in terms of surface finish/glossiness, and in terms of not peeling over time. (My try a few years ago is peeling up now. Color matching I can deal with via photoshop adjustments.)

 

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Sticker paper is not used by LEGO anymore. I use white vinyl (like they use on cars).

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You can get some reasonable quality vinyl sticker "paper" for inkjet printers, such as ...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Adhesive-Microporous-Waterproof-Sticker-PPD-36-20/dp/B000W4H63S

 

This is not as good quality as getting stickers printed on proper vinyl sheets and will need sealing if you like to get your figures wet, but OK if you want to play around designing your own stickers quite cheaply. You'll also need to hand cut them.

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On 7/18/2018 at 6:31 AM, MAB said:

You can get some reasonable quality vinyl sticker "paper" for inkjet printers, such as ...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Adhesive-Microporous-Waterproof-Sticker-PPD-36-20/dp/B000W4H63S

 

This is not as good quality as getting stickers printed on proper vinyl sheets and will need sealing if you like to get your figures wet, but OK if you want to play around designing your own stickers quite cheaply. You'll also need to hand cut them.

OK, have some, tried it, and the printing can be scratched off under some circumstances. For sealing: Would Testor's decal fixative spray (applied to the sticker sheet) be an acceptable choice? I don't intend to get it wet, but the printing scratching off could be a somewhat important issue.

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