How to Make DIY Stickers

Ready for our absolute favorite creative activity??? It’s DIY Stickers!! Kids love stickers of all types. But the ones they create themselves are even better. This process is super simple and uses easy-to-find household supplies so you can be sticker-ready right away! They’re perfect for a fun activity in class or at home after-school and make an adorable addition to any present.

Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.
Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.

DIY Stickers Supplies Needed

Here’s the list of the simple supplies you’ll need for DIY stickers. Be sure to stock up because this activity will be on repeat! Kids can create their own designs or I drew up some uplifting designs they can color and turn into stickers, too.

DIY stickers supplies scissors, printable template, tape, parchment paper Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.

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  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Copyweight paper or cardstock
  • Markers
  • Parchment paper (I like these parchment sheets for baking and crafting!)
  • Clear packing tape
  • Scissors
  • Free sticker design printable (Have it emailed to you by filling out the form below.)

How to Make DIY Stickers

  1. Draw and color your sticker design on a piece of paper or cardstock. Cardstock stickers are sturdier, but less flexible than regular paper.
  1. Cut out the sticker design with scissors.
cut out the unicorn for the DIY stickers - Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.
  1. Place a large piece of parchment paper and lay it on the table. Cut a piece of clear packing tape that is longer than your sticker design is wide. Place the tape sticky side down on the parchment paper. NOTE: If making larger stickers that are taller than one piece of tape, slightly overlap rows of packing tape until you have a large enough piece.
Place first layer of tape for stickers - Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.
  1. Place the cut out sticker design on top of the tape on the parchment paper, design side up.
Lay design on tape - Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.
  1. Cover the sticker design with packing tape, sticky side down.
Place clear tape over design - Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.
Unicorn on parchment covered with tape
  1. Cut out the sticker leaving at least 1/8” border of clear tape around the logo. This keeps the sticker pieces together.
cut out unicorn DIY sticker - Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.

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How to Use the DIY Sticker

When ready to use the sticker, peel off the parchment paper backing and stick. These stickers are great for water bottles, binders, and more!

finished unicorn DIY sticker - Make your own DIY stickers with a super easy process using basic supplies. Kids will love this activity. They're fun to add to presents, too.
DIY stickers on pencil case, water bottle, binder with ruler and calculator

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