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Friday, September 18, 2015

Homemade jam labels - free printable

The end of summer is the time of the year when our family focuses on making jams and fruit preserves to last us the winter. When I say family, I'm including the extended family since I usually only make pear jam or apple & pear jam. We do get offers of of jams and preserves made from other fruits but they are either eaten by my husband (the kids aren't into them, at least yet) or I pass them along to my mother. 

But when I posted the apple & pear jam recipe earlier this week I looked at the photos and I noticed there was one thing missing in those jam jars: labels. 

Homemade jam labels - free printable

So, of course I decided to make some cute jam labels. 

And even though I only need apple & pear labels right now, why stop there, really? I thought of all the fruits our family is usually into and made labels for those too, although mostly I will be printing them and passing them along. 

Here are the tags, starting, obviously, with the apple & pear ones. Clicking on the images will take you directly to each printable pdf file.

Apple & Pear 
(my favorite)

(OK as a stand alone, though I prefer the first one)


(my son's favorite)

(my mother in law has a huge fig tree and makes a lot of fig jam)

(we've had it in the past, but not very often)

(my husband's favorite)

(again, something my mother in law makes a lot)

My advice would be to print the labels directly onto sticker paper, but if you don't have it with you, just print on regular paper and glue them onto the jars once the jam inside has cooled off. 

Oh, and I have recipes for all these jams, even if I usually don't make them. If you want a specific recipe, other than the apple & pear jam, just drop me a line and I'll be happy to share it. 

Have a wonderful weekend, 

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  1. Perfect printable not only to get my jars labelled and organised but they look pretty too.



    1. And they look good if you want to make homemade jams for Christmas or birthday gifts, which is something than only came to me after I posted....anyway, thank you for stopping by Angela!

  2. Such a cute idea! :)

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  3. I love these! Jealous of your fig tree though. I would love to make some Strawberry Fig Jam.

    Thanks for sharing on the #HomeMattersParty. I hope you will join us next week too.

    1. Hum...strawberry fig jam never occurred to me. I have individual recipes for both, but never thought of a combination of the two. I'll try it out for sure next year (fig season is over around here...)

  4. Wow thanks for sharing these really cute labels with us Teresa.
    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J.

  5. Adorable Jam Labels. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

    1. Thank you Kathy, I'll join in for sure!

  6. Super cute! I am so lucky to be a recipient of home made preserves each season from my neighbors! I just got a jar of fig and a jar of coing preserves!!! Thank you! I'll be able to label them now. Gotta get some sticker paper tomorrow!

    1. Thank you Gigi, I hope you enjoy the labels as much as I did. Have a wonderful weekend!


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