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35+ Ways to Use Adhesive Vinyl – Adhesive Vinyl Project Ideas

I’m sharing over 35 ways to use adhesive vinyl. Sometimes I catch myself buying adhesive vinyl because I like the print or color. Then the adhesive vinyl arrives at my doorstep and I’m not sure what to make with it. Oh the struggles of a vinyl hoarder. I decided to roundup all the ways I have used adhesive vinyl in hopes it will inspire you to try applying it to something new!

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

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Get out your Silhouette or Cricut machine, read up on tips for using adhesive vinyl and let me help you get your creative juices flowing!

Until writing this post I didn’t realize just how many surfaces I have applied adhesive vinyl to. I’m pretty impressed with this list and honestly it’s inspired me to add a few projects to my ever growing list.

Wondering where I buy my adhesive vinyl without paying an arm and a leg? I mention all of that in the Cheapest Places to Buy Cricut and Silhouette Supplies.

35+ Ways to Use Adhesive Vinyl

Apply Adhesive Vinyl to Plastic

1. Mermaid patterned adhesive vinyl looks like perfection on a plastic wine tumbler.

Apple Cut Files for Silhouette and Cricut machines. Free cut file apples in DXF, SVG and PNG format.

2. Apply adhesive vinyl onto beach spikers.

Beach Spiker adhesive vinyl blank.

3. We decorated our daughter’s play house with adhesive vinyl and put glow in the dark adhesive stars on the ceiling.

4. Label toy organizing bins with glitter adhesive vinyl. Keep all those little toys in their spot!

Adhesive vinyl labels for toy organization.

5. Make sure your wipes don’t get lost at daycare anymore. Use adhesive vinyl to label the case with your child’s name.

Wipes Case personalized with adhesive vinyl.

Personalize a wipes case with adhesive decals.

Use Adhesive Vinyl on Glass

6. Label all of your pantry containers with adhesive vinyl words. Grab our free script pantry labels.

Pantry Labels - free cut files for Silhouette and Cricut. Get your pantry organized.

7. Apply adhesive vinyl to glass disc ornaments and decorate them inside and out! These make perfect gifts.

18+ Christmas Vinyl Blanks for Cricut and Silhouette Creations.

8. Our local Dollar Tree sells plain glass candles ($1) and you can decorate them with adhesive vinyl for any occasion.

9. Use recycled glass bottles and put letters or words on them for holiday or home décor.

Adhesive vinyl letters onto recycled glass bottles. Use for home decor and holidays.

10. Apply adhesive vinyl to both sides of the glass from a picture frame – it makes a perfect wedding gift!

Apply adhesive vinyl to both sides of the glass in a frame to create home decor.

11. Adhesive vinyl makes the perfect car decal.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

12. Label specialty jars – the Target Dollar Spot has lots of different jars throughout the year.

teacher gift jar

Use Adhesive Vinyl on Drinkware

13. Campfire mugs, coffee mugs and tea cups with adhesive vinyl are an easy DIY.

Fall Cut Files

14. Put adhesive vinyl monograms on insulated ramblers. I’m especially loving the insulated double wall stemless wine glass tumblers.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

Adhesive Vinyl on Wood

15. Apply adhesive vinyl to wooden shapes and signs to make personalized home décor and front door decorations. I painted, glittered and applied blue glitter vinyl with white vinyl snowflakes to make this for our front door.

Apply adhesive vinyl to wooden shapes and signs for home decor and door hangers.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

16. Use adhesive vinyl on wood discs to make Christmas ornaments.

17. Have you thought about making a wooden sign? Use adhesive vinyl as a stencil. Apply it, paint and then remove.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

Use Adhesive Vinyl on Fabric

18. Use adhesive vinyl as a stencil on canvas. Apply the vinyl, spray paint and remove the vinyl.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

19. Put adhesive vinyl onto a burlap covered canvas (or other fabric) for wall décor. This takes a bit of experimenting as it is only temporary an can be easily be peeled off.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

20. Put adhesive vinyl on fabric or clothing as a stencil. That’s how I made my boys’ skeleton Halloween costumes a few years back.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

More Uses for Adhesive Vinyl

21. Create a memory box with adhesive vinyl names and dates.

22. Apply small or large adhesive vinyl designs for wall décor. In my old craft room I had mint flowers and teal labels for my ETSY orders.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

23. Apply to acrylic dishes, trays and more! There are lots of acrylic blanks at My Vinyl Direct.

Pineapple Free Cut Files - Sunny Tropics Adhesive Vinyl Pack - SVG, DXF and PNG

24. Plates, cake plates and dishes are easily decorated with adhesive vinyl.

Over 35 Items that you can apply adhesive vinyl to! Adhesive vinyl application ideas on poofycheeks.com

25. Put adhesive vinyl on fake and even real pumpkins.

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26. Buckets of all shapes and sizes!

Over 35 Items that you can apply adhesive vinyl to! Adhesive vinyl application ideas on poofycheeks.com

27. Chalkboard adhesive vinyl is great for labeling!

Adhesive Chalkboard Vinyl is great for labeling items in the kitchen.

28. Chalkboard adhesive vinyl and regular adhesive vinyl can transform anything into a countdown! Erase the number and change it daily.

halloween countdown

29. Put adhesive vinyl on chipboard shapes and banners.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

30. Apply to mod podged items such as this DIY bow holder.

Bow Holder with adhesive vinyl name. Step by Step tutorial.

31. Adhesive vinyl can go onto paper (know it won’t come off though).

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

32. Put adhesive vinyl onto chalkboard surfaces.

DIY Back to School Chalkboard - First Day of School Chalkboard with Cut Files for Silhouette and Cricut

33. Also try vinyl on dry erase surfaces!

Over 35 surfaces that you can apply adhesive vinyl to. Ideas about how to use adhesive vinyl.

34. Decorate and label binders, folders and school supplies.

Label binders, folders and school supplies with adhesive vinyl.

35. Adhesive vinyl is a great way to personalize and decorate clipboards.

Adhesive vinyl applied to a clipboard. This makes the perfect end of year OR beginning of the year teacher gift with a book and candy.

Pineapple Free Cut Files - Sunny Tropics Adhesive Vinyl Pack - SVG, DXF and PNG