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Decorative Jam Labels

Made from scratch with the season's ripe harvest, jam seems to capture the very essence of summer. Dressed in pretty stickers, jars of homemade preserves make delicious gifts long after the weather turns cool.

Decorative Jam Labels

Source: Martha Stewart Living, June 2003

Introduction

These simple labels are decorated with colorful peaches and apricots, cherry blossoms, and berries that hint at the flavors inside. A calligraphed inscription adds an elegant finishing touch. Don't forget to fill them with a delicious jam.

materials

  • Self-adhesive paper

  • Scissors

  • Pen

  • Jam jars

steps

  1. Download and print labels on self-adhesive paper (fit six onto each sheet); cut them out, and note jar contents.

  2. Peel off stickers; center on cooled jars. For a breakfast gift pack, use a berry carton to hold homemade jam and scones.

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