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The Best American Flag Decals

Show off your pride and love for country with these popular U.S. flag decals

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Whether you’re celebrating Fourth of July, honoring a veteran, or just want to show off your love for your country, there’s no easier way to display your patriotism than through a flag decal.

The best American flag decals are great for windows, walls, furniture and to decorate small accessories like laptops and notebooks too. Musicians have been known to slap these stickers onto their guitar cases and drum sets, while athletes show off their pride by sticking flag decals onto their surfboards and gym bags. The best decals are also popularly used as bumper stickers, with adhesive backing that is strong enough to be attached to cars, trucks, motor homes and boats.

We found U.S. flag decals in both traditional colors and more contemporary designs as well. Choose from credit card-sized stickers for your accessories, to large, poster-sized prints that work great for guitar amps, walls and vehicles.

The best flag decals are made from thick, durable vinyl, with special coatings that make them both UV and water-resistant. What that means: the colors won’t run in the rain or fade in the sun. If the decals get dirty, just wipe them down with a cloth and they’re as good as new.

To use: make sure to affix onto a smooth surface that is clean and dry. Stick the adhesive backing to the surface and press down and hold, using your fingers to smooth out any bumps or bubbles. We’ve also found a transfer decal that uses a squeegee tool and a little pressure to “press” the image onto whatever surface you choose.

1. American Flag Patriotic Stars and Stripes Decal

Made in the USA, this classic American flag sticker is great for both indoor and outdoor use. Stick it on a window at home or grab a pack of decals to deck out your Fourth of July party. You can also use it as a bumper sticker to show off your American pride on the go.

The decal is made from a high-quality vinyl that’s incredibly durable and weatherproof — it won’t fade in the sun or rip in the rain. The sticker peels off easily from its backing and stays on securely to whatever you affix it to. When you want to remove it, it’ll pull off without leaving any markings.

This set gets you a pack of four decals in the traditional red, white and blue-colored flag. Measures 10 x 3 inches.

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2. CREATRILL Reflective American Flag Sticker

Stay safe and visible at night with this flag decal, which is made with reflective 3M strips that glow when light shines on them. It’s great to stick onto your bike helmet so passing cars can see you, or used as a bumper sticker for a fun “glow in the dark”-style car accessory.

This decal is made with a UV and water-resistant material that won’t fade or fall off, even after repeated use (some users say it’s lasted them for years).

This pack gets you three stickers. Measures 3 x 5 inches. Choose from a cool matte-black version, or the classic red, white and blue design.

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3. American Flag Vinyl Decal Sticker

This American flag decal comes in an artsy, minimalist design, with solid color stars and stripes and no background color. The color of the surface you stick it to will show through, allowing you to create some unique decor inspiration.

Unlike the other options on our list, which are traditional stickers, this one is a die-cut transfer decal that you press onto whatever surface you choose (I.e. your car, laptop, binder, etc.). Use a sponge or squeegee tool to slowly rub the decal onto the surface, wait a couple minutes, then slowly peel back the transfer tape from the corners to reveal your decal design.

Made in the USA, these decals are made from a premium vinyl that the manufacturer says can last up to five years — even outdoors.

Choose from more than a dozen colors and nine different sizes. The largest size, 10 x 18 inches, is enough to cover an entire speaker or half a car window.

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