Is it the end of the growing season and you are faced with the huge task of canning your bounty? Maybe you are looking for home made gift ideas for the holidays and canning jams, lotions, sea salts or the like are a just right idea for your budget. Either way, you’ll want to label your jars, or be stuck trying to identify the contents at a later date. Simply for identifying the contents and a quick solution, a sharpie marker or masking tape with writing will do the trick. But maybe you are looking for a step up from this minimal signage solution. Here is a list of free printable labels you can print out at home and use to “class up” you jars. You can choose from labels that adhere to the top of the jar, attach to the side of the jar or even hang from the jar with the addition of string. Whatever you need, you can find a solution from the list below. This is not an inclusive list, just a variety of the options that are available on the Internet.
At the time of publication, all the links worked and all the options were free of charge. They are presented her in alphabetical order.
Round and rectangular labels designed to work with Avery labels (design numbers are provided). There are small image labels, as well a larger round labels you can fill in the blank BEFORE printing for a more professional look.
From a Sonoma Garden
Sonoma Graden blog offers a cute variety of round labels for the tops of your canning jars, these designs are created by a graphic design. The designs are such that you can write in your contents.
Country themed labels that can work for canning jars. Designs are rectangular and could work for other applications like a gift tag, address label or other baked goods. Or use them on a variety of home made items and have all the labels relate to each other.
HP Vintage labels
Colorful vintage inspired labels for baked goods and handmade items. These labels offered by Hewitt Packard (HP) would be best used on the front glass part of the jar.
Not a label for the jar per se but a hangtag design that is too cute not to include or consider!
Fruit sliced design labels for the tops of jars in lime, orange and lemon colors. Clean crisp modern design!