Jan 16 2011

Silhouette Sunday: Laptop Decals

Published by at 8:15 pm under Silhouette

Incognito man decal

My husband and I both have identical computers (yes, they’re CR-48s, the cool ChromeOS machine from Google). So in order to tell them apart, I made some slick vinyl decals for them.

Hubby wanted the Incognito man and I decided just to go with a simple flower. I created the Incognito man graphic myself and the flower is one from the stock images that come with the Silhouette. The vinyl is Silhouette brand vinyl in silver.

Flower laptop decal

A word of note for anyone planning to try this: I had a difficult time getting the vinyl to stick to the sueded surface and detach from the transfer paper. Though now that it’s on it seems to be just fine. I imagine it would work better on a shinier, smoother surface. Or perhaps I’ll try some different vinyl when we tire of these designs. That’s what’s great about this — it’s so easy to peel off the vinyl and put something new on to change the look!

3 responses so far

3 Responses to “Silhouette Sunday: Laptop Decals”

  1. Bo Morganon 01 Feb 2011 at 8:40 pm

    so i just got my cr-48 in the mail today. the sticker set that came with it is kind of, uhm windowsish?? hahah. did a quick google image search and found this!!

    is there anyway you could make me the incognito guy and ill paypal you money or whatever. just shoot me an email and we can talk, and if you do not plan on remaking this, i understand completely.

    thanks for your time,

  2. Pigleton 06 Feb 2011 at 12:44 pm

    Hi, Bo,
    I’d love to help, but unfortunately for this one I can’t because I’m worried about copyright issues. Sorry!

  3. krafting kellyon 15 Feb 2011 at 10:59 am

    My husband and I share a laptop. I made some pretty white fuzzy vinyl butterflies but didn’t want to put them on the laptop he uses so much. I put them on my scanner instead. 🙂

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