January 26, 2011

Spice Labels {Free Print and Silhouette Files}

I showed you all my favorite new Spice Drawer just last week.

Spice Jars Labeled in Drawer

Of course, I know some of you might want to do this too so I've prepared the files that I used for my Spice Jars to share with you! You can download either the Silhouette version or the PDF file. The Silhouette file you can edit. the PDF I tried to put common spices on, but let me know if you have requests. I'll see what I can do.


I used these Spice Jars. I actually bought a second set after getting the first one finished.
J.K. Adams 16-Piece Spice Bottle Set

Then I got White Shipping Labels by Avery (8165). Basically, it's a full sticker sheet you can print on.

Sticker Sheets for Spice Jar Labels

I printed the file with Registration Marks.

Spice Labels Printed and Cut

Then cut it on the Silhouette (Speed 8, Thickness 12 - I should have used 13).

*Edited to Add: I cut this paper again with the Yellow Tip, No Mat, Speed 8, Thickness 13 and it was perfect!

Spice Labels

Then you place the stickers on the lids. Lining them up was not too difficult. I wasn't perfect, but it still looks pretty good.

I would highly recommend some sort of top seal (Mod Podge or something similar) to protect the labels from damage. A tiny splash of water is enough to leave a mark.

Remember, if you edit the text in the Silhouette file to re-align the text to the center of the circle. This is already set up to cut only the outer circle, but I would confirm that is what it will do before cutting.

The font I used on these was Myriad Pro and must be installed for use with the Silhouette. Either that or use your own font.

As with all my free shared files, these are for Personal Use Only. Please share photos of your projects made from these files in my Flickr Pool Maggie Muggins Designs In Action.


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9 comments:

susies1955 said...

Awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome, awesome! I love seeing anything to do with the Silhouette. It gives me courage to learn how to use it.
Thanks,
Susie

gwenscorner said...

thanks for sharing:)

Janet said...

Those are really cool. You coould use that new printable vinyl they have thats smudge proof.. that would prevent you from having to use a top seal if it got wet:-) Just a thought.

theteo5 said...

Just got my silhouette up and running today. I can't get enough. Free download=new follower. Thanks so much! Can't wait to see whats up your sleeve.

Rachel
http://www.holy-craft.blogspot.com

http://bellasnorts.blogspot.com/ said...

This is great thank you!
Question - Did you start this with a template in MS Word and convert it?

If so how do you go about doing that?

Thanks in advance!

Stacy said...

I keep having problems doing a print and cut with the silhouette. It generally says it doesn't locate the registration marks and so I'll try skipping it but then it doesn't get close enough on cutting my shape. Any suggestions??

Leslie said...

Maggie.. this is so awesome. Im new to your blog some time last week.. and saw this. I immediately ordered my jars, and picked up sticker paper.. now Im new to this whole silhouette thing... I can't figure out how to change the text...

Is that the dumbest question..?
Im in SS.. and I do know how to do a cut and print.. but to edit the text.. Im trying everything and no clue... help please...

thank you thank for this awesome idea...

leslie autumn (at) gmail (dot) com

no spaces... thank you again. Im a new follower for sure.

Katie said...

Very cute!

NY_LUVTOY said...

I just luv these! I may play around with them a bit just print them out white with a border to use them to dob & emboss the lids of my embossing powders in order to get a quick glance @ the final color once embossed... :)