Waterproof Frosted / Etched Labels
Custom printed with your own artwork
We produce quality frosted / glass-etch look labels for both business and home users. Our frosted labels are supplied with a matt finish on a permanent adhesive. These are supplied on sheets as standard but we can cut individually if required.
These waterproof frosted labels are made from a specialised vinyl with a crystal etch effect. Ideally stuck to glass, these can add value to your products at a fraction of the cost of actual glass etching. Also known as etched decals or etched glass stickers within the architectural industries, these can be placed onto windows, doors and glass/perspex partitions so that people can see them and do not bump into them, a bonus for health and safety.
We print using semi-transparent inks, so please note that if these etched look labels are stuck onto a dark surface the print will be less visible. If you require, we can print an opaque white ink behind your design to make it stand out, or just print in white ink if that's your intended design. You'll need to submit your artwork to us with a white ink layer if you require this option as it's not standard when ordering. Please read our artwork instructions for setting up a white ink. Read More...
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Absolutely No Risk
It's time to relax, your order will be processed by our professional staff, who each have many years of print industry experience. Your order is very important to both you and us, so we treat it with the respect it deserves. If you are not entirely happy with your order, we promise to reprint it asap or give you a full refund.
In the past few years, our staff have produced more than 7,000 individual label orders for over 5,000 clients. With a return rate of less then 0.1% for all orders. These figures alone show the dedication and quality of our work. We have wisely invested in high-end printing presses to cater for all printing requirements.
100% based in the UK, our sales staff will help you through your order if necessary. Our friendly team will take your order over the phone if you prefer, or via email. If you have any queries relating to an order, we can answer them straight away. Once you receive your order, we invite you to write a short review of your purchase which eventually gets displayed publicly on our website.
Everyone has a duty to preserve the environment. We try to be as environmentally friendly as possible. We recycle all waste and printing consumables. The inks that we use have been made as environmentally friendly as possible and ink waste is disposed of using environmentally safe processes.
70 micron Matt Frosted PVC
Our frosted sticky labels can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications. They are available with a classy matt finish with glitter effect. All our frosted labels are printed with eco-solvent inks which are themselves completely waterproof and offer a level of scratch and UV resistance. Ideally used for product labelling and glass marking, they can also be used throughout hundreds of other industries. They look great when stuck to glass or metal surfaces, especially aluminium.
When designing your frosted labels, please feel free to add whatever colour you choose. From Pantone colours to solid and tinted colours, we support all CMYK colour formats. If you require certain areas of your design to be 100% opaque, you will need to refer to our white ink printing guide.
White Ink Printing
We use CMYK semi-transparent inks to print your labels as standard. If you are placing your etched label on a dark or coloured background, the background will slightly come through the design making it not very visible. If you do not require this, you can have white ink printed underneath your design to block-out the background. Please read the information regarding setting up your artwork for white ink printing in our artwork guide.
Our etched waterproof labels come with a permanent adhesive only. The adhesive will stick to all smooth surfaces except for some low energy plastics such as car bumpers and ABS plastics. If you are unsure, please order some material samples to test.
Our service is amongst the very best. We proof your design via email within a few hours of your order. The proof you receive has been checked for errors by our experienced pre-press staff and is ready to hit the press. As soon as you approve your electronic PDF proof, the countdown has started. We will print, trim and pack your order for delivery within 48 hours subject to the current workload.
Next Day Delivery Service
Once your label order has been printed and packed up, our courier will collect it from us and it will be booked in for next day delivery (excluding weekends and holidays). Somebody will need to be in to sign for the parcel as our courier cannot leave it without an authorised signature at the address stated. If you require, you can have it delivered to your work address, simply fill in the correct delivery address within the online checkout. Be sure to add your correct phone number and email address as this is used by the courier when delivering your parcel.
Track your order
Once you place an order with us online, you will receive your order number. You can login to your account on our website and check the status of your order anytime. When we update the status of your order, you will be notified via email. When your order is complete and dispatched, you will receive a tracking number from the courier. You can then login to their website to track your order through the couriers network.
If you require your labels in a hurry / immediately in most cases, we may be able to help you. Please call or email us to see when your can receive your labels at the earliest. Obviously make sure that you have artwork ready to print before you call as we will need to start the process quickly to get your order dispatched.
Size & Bleed
Always set your artwork up at the correct size, it makes it easier for everyone involved. If any of your design bleeds of the edge of the label, ensure you add at least 2mm on artwork extra on each edge of the label.
We print in a CMYK mode. This means that all colours you see on screen can be achieved on the printed sheet. If you are designing your labels using RGB mode you will notice a slight colour shift in your printed labels when finally printed. This is because many colours in the RGB mode are not within the CMYK colour gamut. We convert your artwork to CMYK upon receipt if it has not already been done.
We advise you to set your resolution to a minimum of 350dpi at actual size. This ensures that all text and graphics when printed are legible. We will usually let you know if we feel that a design will not be legible before we go to print. This is however your own responsibility as we cannot always tell from the artwork file.
CMYK 100% Black
When setting up black text, always use the CMYK colour mode as discussed earlier. You will need to ensure all text is made from 100% Black only and not a mix of RGB or CMYK colours. We can not be held responsible if your artwork is set-up incorrectly and text doesn't print as crisp as it possibly could do. We provide these artwork guides to ensure you get the best possible print. Feel free to discuss any artwork requirements with us.