How to Install Wall Decals

How to Install Wall Decals: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide

Wall decals are a fantastic way to add style and personality to your space without the commitment of traditional wallpaper or paint. Installing wall decals is a breeze, and with our step-by-step guide, you'll have your walls looking amazing in no time.

Materials You'll Need:

Before you begin, make sure you have these essential materials on hand:

1. Wall decals
2. Painter's tape or masking tape
3. Level
4. Measuring tape
5. Pencil
6. Scissors
7. Plastic squeegee or credit card
8. Clean, dry cloth

Step 1: Prepare Your Surface

  • Start with a clean, dry, and smooth wall surface. Ensure it's free from dust, grease, or any other imperfections. If your wall has just been painted, allow it to dry completely before applying decals.

Step 2: Plan the Layout

  • Use painter's tape or masking tape to mark the intended placement of your decals on the wall. This allows you to experiment with different arrangements before committing.

Step 3: Measure and Align

  • Measure the height and width of the area where you plan to apply the decal. Use a level to ensure your decal will be straight and even.

Step 4: Peel and Position

  • Carefully peel the backing paper from the decal, exposing the adhesive side.
  • Gently position the decal on the wall within the taped area, aligning it with your level and measurements.

Step 5: Smooth and Remove Air Bubbles

  • Starting from the center of the decal, use a plastic squeegee or a credit card to press the decal onto the wall. Work your way outwards to remove any air bubbles and ensure a secure bond.

Step 6: Remove the Transfer Tape

  • Slowly and carefully peel away the transfer tape, leaving the decal adhered to the wall. If any part of the decal lifts with the transfer tape, press it back onto the wall and squeegee it again.

Step 7: Final Adjustments

  • Inspect the decal for any air bubbles or wrinkles. If you find any, use the squeegee to gently work them out towards the nearest edge.

Step 8: Enjoy Your Wall Decal

  • Stand back and admire your newly decorated wall. You've just transformed your space with beautiful wall decals!

Wall decals are a simple and effective way to personalize your home. Whether you're adding a touch of nature, whimsy, or inspiration, our collection at Digital Icons has the perfect decals to suit your style. Explore our designs and elevate your decor effortlessly.

We hope this guide has made installing wall decals a smooth and enjoyable process. For more inspiration and decal options, visit our shop today!