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Sun 7-Mar-10
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pam

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Please can anyone tell me of a reasonably priced supplier of perserve labels for my homemade products?

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Sun 7-Mar-10
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Hi Pam

I bought mine from Lakeland.  They are decorative labels and are £2.79 for 76.  They also have plain freezer ones which are much cheaper.  Depends if they are for your own use or  for sale I guess.    Smile

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Sun 7-Mar-10
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Hi Pam - do check out this option for DIY labels.

If you buy sheets of Avery style labels on eBay or wherever, it can be really economical.

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Sun 7-Mar-10
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How about these free downloadable labels:

http://poppytalk.blogspot.com/2009/02/free-downloa.....om-us.html

Quite attractive Smile

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Mon 8-Mar-10
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I like to buy the Avery labels and make my own as I sell my own.  Avery have a free download that you can use with their labels that is very easy to use!

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Many thanks to all for these ideas,

I have learnt a lot of new ideas from you all. And certainly will look up Avery on-line for new ideas.

 I should have said am wanting sticky back pull off labels that are attractive .

Am wanting for selling and charity giving home made preserves and the label is important I feel presentation is everything.

we live so far away from towns etc that hoping to buy on internet its so much cheaper paying postage than fuel for our car!!!!!!!

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Tue 9-Mar-10
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Hi Pam

Have you seen these online http://www.jamjarshop.com/buy/jarlabels/?catid=4 

I got some of their lid labels for covering up old supermarket jar lids and see they do plain labels as well.

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Thanks Digger for this link,

Oh some lovely types on there ( well I love ''shabby chic''/retro style) and they have some lovely dotty ones as well as gingham types .....Imagine on Bon maman jars :O)). Trouble is the price is more expensive than lakeland ltd and far less in a pack.

But, I am tempted :O))))))) I think I will order some from these people for more expensive preserves I make so can charge more for and collect rest from Lakelands when in town....thanks Danast for that Lakelands idea brill!

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Tue 9-Mar-10
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Good links, BS and Digger. Thank you.

I guess the price you are prepared to pay depends on the effect you want to achieve. I do love those jamjar.com labels, Digger.

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Wed 10-Mar-10
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On the topic of labels, does anyone have any tips for getting labels _off_ jam jars? I can remember just being able to soak them off in hot water in the past, but nowadays they seem to be stuck on with superglue. Even the dishwasher doesn't budge them. I've tried rubbing with cooking oil and 90% alcohol, but I still end up spending 10 minutes scraping away with a knife trying to get them off 🙁

Wed 10-Mar-10
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Wine labels are the same nowadays.  I used to collect the interesting ones but now I can't get them off the bottle.  Sorry Veronica, no help at all to you.Sorry

I'll try that again!

Wed 10-Mar-10
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Mayonase is good for removing stickers.

Wed 10-Mar-10
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really? wow, I'd never have thought of that. I'll try it, thanks mutley!

Wed 10-Mar-10
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Forgot to say leave it for a good 20 minutes.Doh

Wed 10-Mar-10
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we use meths or similar; in france the glue they use seems to be resistant to all but this!!  Like you say , superglue!

Obviously a very good wash is then needed!!Smile

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