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Custom Labels call attention to your business

What makes a label fun and effective? What it boils down to for most people is the customization of the design. With custom label printing, you can create labels that will drive a positive impression and instant brand recognition. Labels easily promote your business as part of your product packaging, whether used for mailing as custom address labels or as custom wine labels. They also play an important role in event organizers that need to print personalized labels for weddings and other events.

What’s the Difference Between Labels and Stickers?

Labels and stickers are often used interchangeably to refer to a piece of sticky graphic. Although both share some qualities (e.g., materials, adhesives, shapes, etc.), stickers and labels differ on how they are used:  

Labels 

Labels are often used for brand identification and for providing information. They can be used on product packaging and shipping boxes but can also be used for personal items. Label size is usually determined by the surface where they will be used. For example, a 3” x 3” round label could go on a mason jar or on a water bottle.  

Stickers 

Stickers are typically printed to promote a brand or cause. In offline marketing, stickers serve as a seal of approval or thumbs up from customers when used. Stickers can be inserted in packages, handed out to customers, and given as a freebie with every purchase.  

 

When to Use Cut-to-Size and Roll Labels

At UPrinting, you can print cut-to-size or roll labels. Cut-to-size are individually cut in your chosen shape and are suitable for labeling specialty products and gifts. Our wide size range lets you print labels as small as 1.5” x 2.5” to as big as 8.5” x 11”. You can print these on two types of materials:

 

Singles / Cut-to-Size Label Materials

  70 lb. Label Gloss 70 lb. Label Matte 70 lb. Label High Gloss (UV) 4 mil. White Vinyl High Gloss UV
Material Paper Paper Paper Vinyl
Adhesive Permanent Permanent Permanent Permanent
Waterproof      
Dishwasher Safe      

Quantity 250+

Microwave Safe        
Indoor Use
Outdoor Use      

up to 1 yr.

Oil & Chemical
Resistant
   
Refrigeration    
White Underprint        
Writable*

* Writable with permanent ink markers given sufficient drying time.

 

Roll Label Materials

Roll labels are the more practical choice for those who need to label products in bulk manually or using a dispenser. They’re easier to peel but also fit in most label dispensers for fast and easy application. You can adjust the label’s design according to our custom sizes and die-cutting options. 


* Writable with permanent ink markers given sufficient drying time.

 

Both cut-to-size and roll materials come in a matte, gloss, or high-gloss finish. Matte offers a rustic and organic look, while gloss and high-gloss surfaces let the colors pop. Both matte and gloss are applied on labels found on products displayed indoors. 

Are All the Labels Writable? 

Need to add notes and other information to your labels? Here is a list of materials that you can write on.  

  • 70 lb. label matte can be written on with a permanent marker. This material is ideal for adding best-by dates by hand. 
  • 70 lb. label high-gloss UV has an extra smooth surface that is only writable with a permanent marker only. We recommend letting the ink dry completely before handling to avoid smudges.
  • Textured estate?labels (white vellum, white laid, and cream laid) are writable when uncoated. Use both pens and permanent markers to personalize your labels.
  • 4 mil. white vinyl high-gloss UV has a shiny surface that allows only permanent markers for writing. Make sure to have ample drying time before use. 

Choose From Our Available Shapes or Customize It 

Our custom labels are also available in several die-cut shapes such as: Square/Rectangle, Circle, Oval, Arch, Hexagon, Heart, and Starburst. 

If you want to be more creative with your labels, you can go with a custom shape. Upload your logo or artwork on our website, and we'll cut your labels based on its unique shape. Printing turnaround time for custom shapes is 6 business days. 

Using our online design tool is the first step to easy custom label printing. You can also upload a ready-made design. Try our free file check to make sure every detail is correct before printing. To help you get started, check out our visual guide on printing custom labels. 

 

 

How to Peel Off Labels 

Labels come with a protective backing that prevents the adhesive from losing its stickiness. Sometimes, peeling off labels can create unsightly creases on the product. Here are some tips on how you can peel and apply labels: 

 

Cut-to-Size Labels 

These labels have two panels that you need to bend and peel to reveal the adhesive. Here’s a short video demonstrating the correct way of removing the backing from cut-to-size labels:  

 

Kiss-Cut Labels 

Kiss-cut labels have a large backing that is not trimmed to the shape of the label. To remove the labels, gently lift one side and slowly pull the rest to avoid creasing. 

 

Sheet Labels 

These labels come with one large backing. Carefully separate the labels from the backing with your finger. Look for the outline on the backing to see where you can lift off the label.  

 

Roll Labels 

The easiest to peel off, roll labels can be peeled off by just lifting a corner from the backing. Slowly pull the label away from the backing. If you need to, move to another corner and peel to prevent wrinkling. 

Custom Labels FAQs

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Custom label templates.

Save time by using our free templates. Our templates have been setup with proper bleeds and margins, assuring your print job turns out accurate. To download, select a file type and click on the size below.

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Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought this and it arrived on schedule. Customer service is great.
Date published: 2021-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Custom Labels This is an excellent seller. The labels came on time and the printing was spectacular.
Date published: 2021-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ordered Many Tmes Before Unfortunately, the process to create the label was deceiving. I was trying to get a rectangular label. Instead I got a very small rectangle inside a 2 x 2 square label. What I needed to send a message really ended up with a "read the fine print" font. This was my misunderstanding of creating the label. Unfortunately my order was for 10,000 of which I am really not satisfied with. This was my error, not yours but if you could help out with this I would appreciate it. Myself or co-works have placed many orders for labels in the past and were an actual 2 x 2 size so they were always satisfactory. I would highly recommend your company and my satisfaction of past labels. As I mentioned this was my error in attempting to order a different size and shape.
Date published: 2021-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome product The labels were so impressive! Colors were so vibrant and the fast delivery confirms there is no reason to go elsewhere for my future label needs. Did I mention the price! Unbeatable!
Date published: 2020-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great turnaround Pricing was great and received well before I planned. Product was high quality and well packaged.
Date published: 2020-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made postcards and they are perfect! My friends and I got a funny idea, created a postcard (on the site) and voila! Postcards. It was just so easy to do and the turnaround was so quick, I wanted to say 'thank you' to Uprinting and let people know this is a high quality, easy-to-create print that can't be beat.
Date published: 2020-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality and great turn around time I had stickers made and they were perfect and arrived right away. I am very pleased! :-)
Date published: 2020-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to design! It was easy to create our own labels. I had several designed in no time and received them in less than a week.
Date published: 2020-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful Just bought these sticker, they look wonderful and are easy to peel.
Date published: 2020-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very happy customer will return My logo is complex with many colors. They nailed it and delivery was speedy. Cost was also significantly lower than competitors. Thank you for quality and excellent service.
Date published: 2020-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value, great product My labels are perfect. Will be ordering more soon.
Date published: 2020-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality printing! Thanks Uprinting for the excellent quality printed labels.
Date published: 2020-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good, and fast delivery Package showed up sooner than expected. Everyone gave positive comments to labels.
Date published: 2020-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adhesive Address Labels turned out great! Great print job and nice and glossy stock makes our product on the label look great!
Date published: 2020-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exactly what I needed!! Everything came out exactly as I expected. The staff was very helpful in my complicated design.
Date published: 2020-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent customer service, nice quality products! Excellent custome service and very nice quality producrs. The first time they lost the box with the products inside their plant, but they were extremely fast to solve the problem. Very satisfied with my purchase.
Date published: 2020-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great price, quick shipping and they look great! Just got my 3*3 stickers and FAST! They look great and I sent the first one out on a package already...Can't wait to share and send the rest to spread the word!
Date published: 2020-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Label! I keep on using this company for my printing needs because of their reliability and Professionalism.
Date published: 2020-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from just the way I want it!! Thank you so much, will order again.
Date published: 2020-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High quality labels. Uprinting always delivers as expected. Not the fastest, but always solid value and quality. Been using them for years and haven't ever had any problems.
Date published: 2020-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Greta Service - Efficiency Simple design system, easy to upload the artwork and excellent service to deliver on time
Date published: 2020-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy set up, look as expected Perfect, arrived quickly and looked as expected. No surprises
Date published: 2020-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from speedy delivery I was in a jam with labels for my product. I found this website and glad I did! It was easy to setup, they sent a proof for approval quickly and received my labels quicker than the estimated delivery... Hard to argue with any of that... Will order again if needed and will recommend.
Date published: 2020-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Lables The labels were perfect for my products and I was surprised how easy it was to create.
Date published: 2020-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this Company! I have recently placed four orders with UPrint, and all of them have been perfect ! I will continue to purchase from them and highly recommended them.
Date published: 2020-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I ‘ m glad I that I bought these labels...they take the appearance of my products.
Date published: 2020-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It was so perfect for my new business! I am more than pleased!
Date published: 2020-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Custom Labels We use Uprinting for all our business marketing needs. Our custom labels for our products turned out great.
Date published: 2020-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT STICKERS This was my first order.. Love my stickers.. they were top quality and will definitely be ordering again...
Date published: 2020-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Looking and awesome adhesive! I purchased this product to be apart of my gift box book launch. They worked perfectly!
Date published: 2020-05-27
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