The checkered background behind he decal preview helps visualize more clearly where the decal will have "cutouts" in the vinyl, but it is NOT part of the actual decal. The solid black area represents the actual decal material. Our vinyl decals are available in different sizes and colors. All of our graphics are made from high quality self adhesive vinyl material which can be applied to windows, doors, painted surfaces, helmets, skateboards, boats, trucks, vans, or any un-waxed smooth surface. Personality made to meet your specifications, Choose the size, shape, material or color that works for you. Use to decorate, identify products, places, equipment or systems; communicate ideas, instructions or warnings; promote companies, programs, services or events.