Custom Wax Seal Design Guide

How To Create Perfectly Custom Wax Seals

Shapes:

  • We offer a wide range of shapes including: round, square, oval, and custom shapes.
  • Round wax seals come standard with all orders and are included in our base pricing.

Sizes:

  • Standard sizes range from 1/2″ to 3″ and increase in 1/4″ increments.
  • Custom sizes available.

Need more information? Explore our Shapes and Sizes.

  1.  Regular/Uniform Edge

Or

2.  Irregular/Organic Edge

No Adhesive

  • Option for projects where no adhesive is needed.
  • Included in our base pricing.

Standard Adhesive: 

  • Ideal for single application use on light paper or light card stock only, with no texture or gloss finish.
  • Included in our base pricing.
  • Designed for use on light, uncoated and untextured paper only.

Professional Grade Adhesive:

  • Ideal for smooth surfaces such as metal, glass, ribbon, high gloss paper, or thick card stock such as wedding invitations.  We highly recommend our permanent adhesive for any application where seals will be mailed, or used on any type of curved surface or packaging.
  • Upgrade fees may apply.
  • Professional Grade Adhesive has been carefully designed for use on the following materials:
    • Thick, textured cardstock or paper
    • Glossy paper or coated cardstock
    • Natural fibre, organic paper
    • Vellum
    • Ribbon
    • Twine
    • Bottles
    • Glass
    • Metal
    • Packaging
    • Curved Surfaces

Restickable Adhesive:

  • Allows seals to be removed from stationery or packaging and reapplied without damaging surfaces.
  • We recommend placing seals with this adhesive on the inside of an outer, protective envelope.
  • This adhesive will peel off and re-stick 3-5 times.
  • Upgrade fees may apply.

For more information on our Adhesive Types, click here.

At WaxSeals.com we offer a wide range of colors and custom Pantone Matching services created by our in-house Color Lab.

Custom Image Requirements:

  • Please submit a high resolution (300 dpi), black and white vector images without shading or 3D effects.
  • .pdf or .eps formats are preferred, but we are also able to accept high quality .ai, .jpeg and .gif files.
  • The black area in your image will be raised when pressed in wax.  Please do not send images that have been inverted: Our graphics team require images in their original format as you wish to see them in the final product.
  • Please submit your custom artwork via email or quote request.

Other Resources:

Enhance your custom self adhesive wax seals by creating your own monogram wax seal! Using the links below, combine your favorite wax seal font with your choice of monogram layouts, border designs, and backgrounds for a look that is perfectly unique!

Ready to Order?

Select your ordering method using the chart below:

Shop
Ready to shop?
Browse our online store to design and purchase your very own monogram, designer, and custom image wax seals.
  • Response Within 1 Business Day
  • Standard Orders Ship within 1-2 Business Days
  • Inside Sales Service
  • 3/4" - 1.5" Sizes Available
  • Round, Oval, Square Shapes Available
  • Custom Artwork Engraving
Up to 550 pieces
Retail+
Want to work together?
Submit a Request Quote and work directly with your very own Design Consultant to bring your wax seal vision to life!
  • Response Within 1 Business Day
  • Standard Orders Ship within 1-3 Business Days
  • Design Consultant Service
  • Standard and Custom Sizes Available
  • Round, Oval, Square, and Custom Shapes Available
  • Custom Artwork Engraving
Minimum order 25 pieces
Volume
Looking for volume pricing, or want to add seals to your packaging? Submit a Volume Request Quote and work directly with our team to tailor our products to your project needs!
  • Response Within 1 Business Day
  • Standard Orders Ship within 3-5 Business Days
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Standard and Custom Sizes Available
  • Round, Oval, Square, and Custom Shapes Available
  • Custom Artwork Engraving
  • Product Development and
    Implementation Services
Volume pricing begins at 1,000 pieces
Wholesale
Interested in becoming a re-seller of our products or adding custom wax seals to your portfolio? Submit a Wholesale Application to get started!
  • Response Within 1 Business Day
  • Standard Orders Ship within 1-3 Business Days
  • Dedicated Account Manager
  • Standard and Custom Sizes Available
  • Round, Oval, Square, and Custom Shapes Available
  • Custom Artwork Engraving
Wholesale Accounts are subject to approval

Share Your Work With Us!

We love working with all of our clients to add elegance and personality to their projects. If you would like to tell us about your project, collaborate with us on something special, or send us pictures to add to our gallery – please do! To see some of our favorite projects, visit our gallery.

We love to display your creativity and feedback within our community so please send your pictures and comments to info@waxseals.com.

Dare to be Different.