Vinyl application How to apply vinyl. Measure and decide Carefully choose where you would like to place your sticker. Make marking in pencil if you would like help with alignment Clean the surface Clean and dry the surface that you wish to place the sticker. Peel and Place Peel off the stickers white backing paper. Carefully place the sticker starting in the center. Scrape to adhere Using something solid and flat like a credit card, adhere the sticker to the chosen surface. Peel off cover Carefully peel of clear surface sticker. Re-rub any lifting vinyl. ~Optional~ Cover with clear coat to seal.