Honey labels

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by crazy8days, Aug 12, 2012.

  1. crazy8days

    crazy8days New Member

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    Ok, I made my labels using Avery programs. It won't let me copy/ past so hope this works. Give me your honest thoughts. Don't hold back.:thumbsup:
     
  2. crazy8days

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    ok, the site will send you to modify it or do whatever so could not use that. Will see what else i can do. Sorry!
     

  3. ablanton

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    I can't see it. The site wants me to design my own label.

    Try pressing ALT and PrntScrn together (or Fn-PrntScrn on some computers). This will copy your screen. Then paste it into something like MicroSoft Paint and save it as a .jpg.

    example.JPG
     
  4. crazy8days

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    ok! I got it! Tell me what you think honestly.

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  5. ablanton

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    I like it. Nice job!
     
  6. brooksbeefarm

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    I like the label, but to me a bright yellow back ground can do wonders for a jar of honey. But ask 10 keeps and get 11 answers.:lol: Jack
     
  7. crazy8days

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    The program does have many backgrounds to choose from but for some odd reason they won't fill all of it. I've tried to widen the color but can't.
     
  8. adamant

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    nice. whats your cost per label?
     
  9. srvfantexasflood

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    More color, maybe. Maybe a blossom for that bee to be working on.
     
  10. PerryBee

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    I like it. :thumbsup:
    I think I agree, a bit more yellow (bright) in the background (maybe even a comb pattern).
    Don't get too overwhelmed with the suggestions, you have a pretty nice label as is.
     
  11. Papakeith

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    I'm working on my 5th or 6th iteration of my own label right now, so take what I'm saying with that in mind.
    What you've got is good. Keep tweaking it and you'll have a real winner.

    • The first thing my eye went to is the word Pure. Not a bad first impression. :thumbsup:
    • The arching script on the top doesn't work for me. I would suggest placing that below your company name and shifting everything up a bit.
    • The word Honey is getting lost in the image. A different color, or maybe outlining the font with black or white might help it pop out.
    • People on the whole don't really care for bees. If you could make a flower or flower arrangement of some sort the focal point of the label and have a smaller bee foraging on the flower, you might get a more positive "first look" from potential customers. It would also play off the wildflower title above.
    • I like the white background over colored. it will stand in stark contrast to the beautiful honey in the glass behind it.
    that's my .02
    Keith
     
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    Brett,

    I like it. I really like the "Cree's Honey Bee's" ! Has a nice ring to it. :thumbsup:
     
  13. crazy8days

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    I bought AVERY labels. They have a rebate right now at Staples. So, for 90 they cost $7.00. less than 8 cents per.
     
  14. crazy8days

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    Thanks everyone. I'll do some more tweaking and see what comes up!
     
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    Nice job. The only thing that I didn't "like" is the bee. But that's my opinion, it will do the job you want as you have it right now.
     
  16. crazy8days

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    ok, here is what I came up next. Give it to me people!!! lol
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  17. Papakeith

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    What a difference! It looks great with Honey moved up a bit, and much less busy. The background color and pattern is pleasing too.

    spitballing here:

    There's still something about the order of the lines that doesn't flow for me. I think I was wrong to suggest moving locally produced down below your name. Since you like the arched words, How about:
    Locally Produced
    PURE
    Wild Flower (is it wildflower or wildflower (could be interchangeable, I don't know))

    first line arching up
    second line straight
    third line bowing down

    or
    Pure
    Locally Procuded
    Wildflower
    all straight across.

    tell me to shut it anytime :)
     
  18. ablanton

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    I like the first one better. But that's just me. Find something YOU like and your pride in your product will show.
     
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    Do you have any local legal requirements to include nutritional information on food labels?
     
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    Good comment ef, in Ontario we have to include colour and grade, so I have three different labels - white, amber and dark for buckwheat honey, and eventually I'll have four when start retailing comb honey.
    As for your design first label is more appealing to me, with light yellow background, Jack suggested.