Wednesday, July 11, 2007
WFMW (Fun & Creative Labels)
Before I share my WFMW tip, I'd like to invite you all to join me this Friday for my Healthy Eating Edition of my Favorite Ingredients Friday recipe exchange! Please help spread the word!

Now, it's time once again to post another WFMW tip.

Fun & Creative Labels

Never purchase address labels again!

When sending packages/cards in the mail to family or friends use Microsoft Word's label tool to make your own customized labels!

1. Create a new label document based on the style of labels you're using (we use Avery # 5161 or # 5163 a lot). Click on each picture to enlarge for more details!

2. Insert your chosen image (from the file you've saved it in) onto a label (resize it to fit) and type the name/address beside it using a text box.


My family and friends get a big kick out of my customized labels and it ends up being much cheaper than purchasing labels online!

So, creating my own custom labels works for me, maybe it'll work for you. To see what works for others, be sure to check out the other links at Shannon's, the creator of Works-For-Me Wednesday!

My past WFMW entries:

Melt Down.
How to get your spouse to do the dishes.
the Plate Method
free steak seasonings/marinades
bargain shopping tips
My-Calorie-Counter
free customized ring tones
party favor basket
10 ways to make brushing fun!
Crayola Twistables Slick Stix
kids car organizer
stop urban legend emails
send credit scores soaring
foolproof extra creamy cottage cheese
stainless steel ball whisk
Uses for your child's wagon
10 Reasons Why Parents Should Not Spank
Love Sweet Love
travel tip
free children's printables
calendar labels
Strawberry Spinach Salad
mesh laundry bag uses
12 lbs 'til Christmas
toddler healthy eating techniques
reindeer puppet
Grocery Game website
No Fear Shakespeare
list of age appropriate children's chores
linking within comments
baptism gift
creating blogger categories
alternate use for pot rack
cake decorating tips
unique way to stay connected
cake baking tip
comforts of home while traveling
quenching the thirst of your little one
pie crust made in bulk
hot chocolate kicked up a notch

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4 Comments:
At 7:00 AM, Blogger Karen said...

Found your site through Shannon's-- love your pictures!

 
At 11:53 AM, Blogger Munchkin Land said...

You and I must be separated at birth because I LOVE making labels like that too. Its way too much fun!

 
At 6:58 AM, Blogger Mom2fur said...

I get myself a package of blank address labels and use an art program to make them up when I need them. It is so much fun to be able to change fonts or put a different picture on them. My most recent ones have a picture of my baby ferret, Rocky, on them. Probably makes the addressees wonder! Besides, if you gotta pay bills...you might as well have a little fun doing it, LOL!

 
At 5:33 AM, Blogger Scratchin' the Surface said...

This is absolutely great! I love giving address labels as a housewarming gift, and can do this right from my computer. Perfect! Thanks. xoxo

 

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