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Five tips from professional crafter Corinne Blackstone on getting better sublimation printing results. Avoid common sublimation mistakes and set yourself up for a successful sublimation project.
We’ve put together some fun summer craft ideas for children to keep them entertained this summer. Make color in t-shirts using our sublimation paper, create unique hand drawn waterslide decals that can be applied to coin banks or glass jars, customize clothing using heat transfer paper and use vinyl stickers to upcycle milk cartons into colorful bird houses.
Find out the best clear acrylic sprays and sealants to use with our Hayes Inkjet Waterslide Decal Paper. This blog post summarizes our research, clear spray manufacturers recommendations and tested cure times so that you can choose a clear acrylic spray that will give your waterslide projects the best results. 
Wondering how to create waterslide nail decals? On this week's blog we tell you how to create unique nail art using Hayes Waterslide Decal Paper. Learn how to set up your print files, how to cut out your nail art, how to apply decals to nails and when to apply the nail polish onto nail decals. Take your nail art ideas and make them a reality with these easy to follow tips.
Learn what heat transfer paper is and how it can be used to create unique fabric designs. We cover differences in white and transparent heat transfer papers as well as the best application methods to apply it to fabrics.

Sealing your inkjet waterslide decal paper is one of the most important steps for applying waterslide decals and often where we see the most application errors. In this blog post we focus on how-to seal your decal, covering the basic setup process, what type of sealant to use and a step by step guide to sealing waterslide decals. 

We've put together some of the most frequently asked questions to help you with designing and printing water slide decals. Learn what design software to use, printer settings and how to seal Hayes waterslide decal paper when using an inkjet printer. 
Waterslide decal paper is an amazing product to work with. The versatility of it is astonishing and the possibilities are endless. Not only does it broaden your crafting abilities, it is very user friendly. There are only a few common mistakes to avoid that will help make using waterslide easy for you.