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4 Alternative Uses for Printing

4 Alternative Uses for Printing

Printers are an indispensable ally in academics and business. Without printers, it would be impossible to produce well-written documents. Printing makes the production of copies easier and faster.

But there are other things that you can do with printing; you can do more with it than just print on paper. Some of these alternative uses for printing can bring your creativity skills to a higher level.

  1. You can create your decals and labels.

In the past, you had to buy a label maker, but with the advancement of technology, you can now use your printer to create labels. You can simply print out the words and then cover the words with packing tape. Lukewarm water can help make the words stick out from the paper. Put your newly-made decals on plastic, glass, metal, ceramics, or wood.

Watch “Waterslide Decal Demo

  1. You can transfer prints to metal or wood.

With your inkjet printer, you can print photos and images using the glossy part of stickers. Once printed, you can transfer them to metal or wood. For wood, it is important that the wood is bare so that it fully absorbs the ink and properly shows the image.

Watch “Inkjet Photo Transfer

  1. You can print customized gift bags, napkins, and photo cakes for special occasions.

Use your printer to save up on decors and tokens for your special occasions such as weddings, birthdays, and anniversaries. No need to buy these decors – print them out!

Watch “How I Print Photos on a Kitchen (Paper) Towel

  1. You can print on textile.

You can print a variety of designs, photos, words, and even digital calligraphy on fabric and customize your clothing. All you need is plain white cotton shirt – white is best for any design, and cotton is easy to print on.

Watch “Direct To Garment Printing


With all these alternative uses for printing, you have Vegas Ink and Toner to back you up. We offer the fastest local print solution and a large collection of ink and toner cartridges. In addition, nothing can be more affordable than the quality services from our team members.

We believe in saving you money and being kind to nature. We provide high quality cartridges at a low cost and every empty cartridge that comes through our door gets recycled. To learn more, visit our Recycling Services‘ page.

Wait, there’s more! We also offer free delivery to our Las Vegas locals with orders over $50.

For your alternative printing purposes, you can rely on Vegas Ink and Toner – our services are fast, affordable, and sustainable!


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