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Neighbor Gift – Jar Label Printable

 
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I have the most AMAZING Pepper Jelly recipe. Sounds gross, I know – I promise it’s not! It’s the most delicious appetizer and so easy. Just open the jar and pour over a block of cream cheese and eat with Ritz crackers.

A couple of years ago I was trying to find a neighbor gift tradition for our family that wasn’t sweet. One time while making my pepper jelly I thought how it reminded me of Christmas because it has green and red peppers and I knew I had hit gold! Not only is it not sweet, but there are so many parties at Christmas time, so it could be a useful gift too! Even better it could be made well ahead of December! Pam and her Mom started giving it as neighbor gifts last year too! It’s perfect!

I grow my own peppers in the summer and collect jars whenever I see them on sale or even at thrift stores. (If you buy jars at a thrift stores be sure to rub your finger along the top edge to check that there are no cracks or chips). I figure each finished jar ends up costing me about $1. This year from 6 garden pepper plants I was able to can about 130 jars.

I had the gift, but I didn’t have a consistent presentation. This year I designed one up!

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There have been so many cute jar gift ideas out there that I decided to make blank jar label to use for other gifts throughout the year.

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Besides yummy canned goodies, check out these other fun gift ideas you can use these labels with!

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Candy cane play-dough by The Artful Parent
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 Cake in a Jar by Sweet Designs
(this is such a great idea for a friend on their birthday)
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Bath Fizzies by Martha Stewart
(another great gift for a friend on their birthday!)
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Lemon Sugar Hand Scrub by Under the Table and Dreaming
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Make your own Seasoningby Self-reliance by Jamie

 
I want to go make gifts for everyone I know now! Each printable sheet had 8 labels and I definitely recommend printing them on card stock.
You can download the labels here:

Canning Labels - Red

5163 Downloads

Canning Labels - Green

3547 Downloads

Canning Labels Brown

2807 Downloads

Canning Labels - Teal

3623 Downloads
 

Lisa

Author/co-founder of Over the Big Moon since 2011. I am passionate about creating, graphic design, DIY projects, gardening, cooking and all things home and family...with the exception of laundry! Most importantly I am a wife to my best friend, John and a Mom to 3 amazing boys! Thanks for stopping by today!
  • Kelley @ TheGrantLife.com

    >Hi! Stopping by from shabby creek cottage. I love the gift labels.. thanks for the printables. And the gift ideas are great too. I would love for you to share this at my friday link party too :)

  • marissa

    >ooh these are darling, I've got grape juice to giveaway that would be perfect with these I'd love you to link this to my party at http://raegunwear.blogspot.com/2011/11/what-i-wore-wednesdays-1.html

  • Janny

    >These are so cute! Now I just have to find something to put them on :)

  • Michelle

    >OOOH these are great printables, thanks so much for sharing!

  • A Lived in Home

    >These are the perefect finishing touch! Homeade gifts are the best!

  • Deana@

    >Love it…Thanks…

  • Peg

    >These jar labels are cute! I added a link to my Squidoo article (Free Downloadable Labels). Thanks, Peggy

  • http://eatathomecooks.com Tiffany

    Those are adorable! I pinned them for you. Thanks for including my snack mixes in your post :)

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  • Erin

    Do you ever do customizable labels? I love your labels, but want to be able to type and customize them!

    • Lisa

      Hi Erin!

      We do! We have an etsy store where you can find some printables to be customized. There is also a listing for custom graphic design. Convo us in etsy and we can give you an exact estimate based on the printable you are interested in.

      http://www.etsy.com/shop/overthebigmoon?ref=si_shop

      Thanks!

  • Jan

    This year I am a new Gramma, and starting a brand new Christmas tradition. Sending out homemade “Gram Jam’ to my kids/Grandkids every Christmas. Ok this year I am sending both Grape Jelly and Apple Pie Filling too, but thought you’d like to see how the labels turned out. we call our Grand Little “Ladybug” so I put one on the label for her.
    Thanks for sharing and adding something extra special to our family memories! (and Gram Jam!)

    • http://www.overthebigmoon.com Pam Dana

      You are so sweet to come back and leave us a message! We’d love to have you email the picture to contactotbm@gmail.com! Thanks to much again! Happy Holidays!

  • Jan

    I thought I uploaded photos, of the labels, but I guess it didn’t work out, But thanks !