To help you apply your wall stickers once they arrive we've put together this short video application guide to walk you through the process. Additional guidance is also set out below, and keep a look out for our hints & tips video series for even more guidance when applying your wall stickers.
We know it's tempting to just get sticking, but please do read these important guidelines before application!
Applying your stickers - a step-by-step guide
1: Clean it! It is important that the surface you apply your stickers to is free from any grease or dust, so give the wall (or door, or other surface) a quick rub with a clean cloth before you start.
2: Prep it! With scissors, cut each sheet of stickers down to the constituent parts, but don't remove the backing paper yet. Wording stickers (names / phrases) should be left intact, to keep the spacing even. Run the edge of a credit card (or similar) firmly over the surface of each sticker. Plan your design, by laying out all the stickers, face up, on a flat surface. Think about the space you have available, wall fittings (light switches, plugs, shelves etc.) and any sticker overlaps needed (e.g. if you'd like a bird to sit on top of a branch, or a flower stem to grow out from behind a grassy border). Where there are overlaps in your design, you will need to apply the "background" sticker first and the "foreground" sticker on top.
3: Peel it! Turn the stickers over (so the clear transfer film is facing down), and carefully remove the backing paper (fold it right back over itself, and peel it away parallel to the sticker), leaving the sticker attached to the clear transfer film. Remove the backing paper slowly and gently to ensure you do not damage the sticker, ensuring at all times that each section of the sticker is being left on the clear transfer film.
4: Stick it! Now comes the fun part - sticking to the wall! Holding the clear transfer film taut, position your sticker on the wall. Smooth over the clear transfer film with a credit card so that it is stuck firmly to the wall. Leave for about 10 minutes. Peel off the transfer film (again, fold it right back over itself, and peel it away parallel to the wall), and smooth down the sticker one last time (clean fingers work perfectly well at this stage!). Note that when applying an 'overlap' sticker on top of another sticker, they will be harder to remove and reposition than a sticker applied directly to the wall, so please do take extra care when positioning these.
Removing stickers: Carefully lift a corner and slowly peel the sticker off.
* If applied correctly, in normal circumstances stickers can be removed very easily and cleanly. However, no guarantee can be given as there are many factors which may affect this, e.g. existing wall surface quality. In situations where clean removal is important, we would not recommend application onto wallpaper or any other paper/card based backing. Stickers are best suited for application onto normal matt painted walls - the chemical properties of certain silk / glossy / specialist paints may affect adhesion. We would advise that an adult applies the stickers, and please bear in mind that stickers aren’t indestructible, so treat them with care to ensure they stay looking lovely.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE: Please note that our stickers are decorative items and not toys. Once applied, they should be out of the reach of children under
3 years old (be especially careful that a small child cannot reach them from a crib, cot or bed) to avoid any possible choking hazard.