(Closed) Forgive me Bees, but I need help with Mailing Labels!

posted 9 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
68 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I think most of those wrap-around labels are DIY.  If you put your addresses into Excel, you could do a mail merge and print them from Word directly onto your label sheet.  We went this route but printed directly on the envelopes – that might be easier for you?  Unless the wrap-around label is an important part of the design.

Post # 4
952 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I believe most people that use those nifty wrap-around labels created them with their Xyron macines. Could be wrong, but that’s what I’ve always thought. If you really want the look without buying the Xyron, you could do an alchemy request on etsy.

Post # 5
883 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

Im with budgetbeautiful, do an alchemy request if you dont want to go the DIY route.

Post # 6
47 posts
  • Wedding: December 2009

I had an etsy seller make wrap around mailing labels for me and she did a great job for $10!!  She made labels in a word doc so I could insert the addresses, and then I printed them on avery sticker paper.  However, I bet a lot of the etsy sellers would be willing to do a mail merge for you with the labels, and then send you the final document with all the labels to print.  You’d still have to cut them out, but it would save some time. 

I’ll say this, I ADORE the look of the wrap arounds and am thrilled with how mine are coming out.  I had originally wanted calligraphy and couldn’t afford it, but I’m just as happy with these- for much less money! 

To give credit where its due, my etsy vendor was belletristics and she was really wonderful.  I liked her so much that I hired her to help me make menus too!

Post # 8
157 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

I did wrap arounds for my inner, outer and RSVP envelopes.    DIY’ing them was time consuming (although totally mindless in front of the TV activity) but less frustrating for me trying to get envelopes to go through the printer (and I too prefer the wrap around look).

I created my art/labels in word, cut the paper, then ran them through a xyron machine.  I preferred printing onto paper first because my envelopes were linen, I wanted the labels to be a matte linen as well.

If you’re not into doing that, I’d go the way of etsy – there is always someone out there willing to do it!

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