Monday, February 20, 2017

Canning Label Giveaway with Food in Jars

CanningCrafts.com canning label giveaway
We teamed up with the amazing Marisa McClellan of FoodInJars.com for a canning label giveaway! If you've never been to Marisa's blog, it's a must read for all food preservers. She's written several books on preserving, has been featured on The Food Network, Table Matters, and in Food52. If you live around Philadelphia, you can also take some of her canning classes.

Enter the CanningCrafts' giveaway on FoodinJars.com now! 3 winners will each win 5 sheets of canning labels. Winners can choose any canning labels on our website including custom labels. Hurry! Giveaway ends on Sunday, February 26 at noon.

custom canning labels
Custom Vintage Canning Labels are customized for your home canned foods. 
return jar labels
Return My Jar Canning Labels are the perfect way to get your empty jars returned.
pickle canning labels
Gingham Pickle Canning Labels are available for dill, sweet, relish, & more
flower chic canning labels
Cottage Chic Flower Canning Labels look lovely on vintage blue jars.
custom from the kitchen of labels
Have Custom Kitchen Labels printed with your name & color choice.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Oval Jam Jar Labels for Quilted Jars

We had many customer requests to add more oval jar labels to our shop. So we got to work and designed 9 new oval canning labels! These oval labels are the perfect size for quilted jam and jelly jars. They also fit nicely on other style mason jars.
4 new styles include pre-printed peach jam, strawberry jam, raspberry jam, and blueberry jam labels. These oval canning labels will dress your quilted jars up perfectly for gift giving. We also have matching round labels for these designs in our Cute Fruit Collection.
oval peach jam canning label for quilted jars | CanningCrafts.com
Oval Peach Jam Jar Label
oval strawberry jam canning label for quilted jars | CanningCrafts.com
Oval Strawberry Jam Jar Label for quilted jam jars
oval strawberry jam canning label for quilted jars | CanningCrafts.com
oval raspberry jam canning label for quilted jars | CanningCrafts.com
Oval Raspberry Jam Canning Label
oval blueberry jam canning label for quilted jars | CanningCrafts.com
Oval Blueberry Jam Canning Label for quilted jars
oval blueberry jam quilted jar canning label | CanningCrafts.com
We also have 5 new patterned oval label designs. These labels are blank so you handwrite your own text. These patterned labels print in a mix of colors on each sheet. Blank labels are ideal for canners who put up a variety of preserved goods.
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Swirls Oval Quilted Jar Labels

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Flower Oval Canning Labels
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quilted jar oval canning labels CanningCrafts.com
Checkered Oval Quilted Jam Jar Labels
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Bright Gingham oval canning labels come in pink, blue, & green
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Classic Gingham oval canning labels come in red, blue, & yellow

Do you have a specific preserved food that you need a canning label for? Or would you like to see other label shapes and sizes added to our shop? Please take our short survey to help us decide on new products for our shop. We add new designs to our shop based on customer feedback.
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Friday, January 20, 2017

Valentine's Day Sugar Scrub Recipe with free printable tag

Here's a Valentine's Day sugar scrub recipe that will guarantee you a full day's worth of kisses! This simple, DIY honey sugar scrub recipe will give you the absolute softest face and lips. You only need 3 ingredients to make this wonderful smelling sugar scrub. Download our free printable hag tag below to decorate a jar for your special honey!
valentine's day sugar scrub recipe
Sugar scrubs are perfect to use during the winter months. They'll help protect and nourish your skin from the harsh winter weather. Sugar scrubs make perfect gifts and stocking stuffers. Plus they're inexpensive and easy to make yourself. This sugar scrub is full of healthy ingredients too. And did I mention how amazing they smell?
Moisturizing coconut oil will make your face soft and smooth. There are many healthy benefits for using coconut oil in facial products. It helps with dryness, flaking, and various skin problems like psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. Coconut oil also helps with the natural aging process by reducing wrinkles and sagging skin.
Raw honey helps prevent your skin from drying out by sealing in the moisture. It acts as a cleansing agent by absorbing impurities from the pores. When mixed with an oil base, honey helps to dissolve and remove makeup. It's filled with wonderful antioxidants, so it helps slow down the aging process. Honey also has natural antibacterial properties since it contains hydrogen peroxide which helps prevent acne.
Sugar helps hydrate your skin and keep it moist. It's also perfect for exfoliating dead skin cells from your face and lips. Scrubs can be made with white, brown, or raw sugar depending on how coarse you want the scrub to be. Brown sugar is the softest, making it a great choice for the face. Raw sugar is very coarse, so it's often used for body, hand, or feet scrubs. You can test a small batch of each sugar type on your skin to see what works best.
valentine's day sugar scrub recipe

valentine's day sugar scrub recipe

SUPPLIES


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar (white, brown, or raw)
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (I used organic, unrefined coconut oil)
  • Optional: 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • One 8-oz wide mouth mason jar
  • Cloth jar covers
  • Twine ribbon
  • Free printable hang tag


  • valentine's day sugar scrub recipe

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Add all ingredients to a medium sized bowl. I used room temperature coconut oil (not liquid) and mashed it into the sugar and honey. To make it easier to stir, you can slightly warm coconut oil by placing the jar in a bowl of hot water for a few minutes. DO NOT microwave coconut oil! 
    2. Stir well until combined. It's ok to have a few chunks of coconut oil left in the mixture.
    3. Store in an airtight sealed jar. This recipe makes enough to fill one 8-oz mason jar. I used an 8-oz wide mouth Ball Elite canning jar in my photos. 
    4. Print the free hang tags to add to jars. Further decorate jars for gift-giving with cloth jar covers and ribbon.
    valentine's day sugar scrub recipe
    Not into hot pink? Just print the hang tag on kraft paper instead! I made a batch of brown sugar scrub and paired it with more natural looking decorations. Our free printable hang tags come in hot pink and red colors.
    valentine's day sugar scrub recipe
    valentine's day sugar scrub recipe

    VARIATIONS

    • Sugar scrubs can be made with as little as two ingredients. The basic formula is 3 parts sugar to 1 part oil. Use white, brown, or raw sugar depending on how coarse you want the scrub to be. Brown sugar is the softest, so it's a great choice for the face. Raw sugar is coarse, so it's often used for body, hand, or feet scrubs.
    • Use other oils such as olive, sweet almond, or jojoba oils instead of coconut. Using an unscented oil is a good option if you plan to add essential oils or spices.
    • Add Vitamin E oil, essential oils, vanilla extract, or spices to sugar scrubs. A few drops of Lavender essential oil helps achieve a calming effect before bedtime. Cinnamon helps treat acne, eczema, and other skin infections. It also stimulates blood vessels which plumps up your skin. Adding scents like peppermint oil or pumpkin pie spices make great holiday scented sugar scrub gifts.
    • While I prefer care products to be more natural, some people like to add a few drops of food coloring. Add just enough food coloring to tint the scrub so it doesn't stain skin or clothing. Natural colorings from freeze dried berries are another option.

    HOW TO USE

    • Wet your skin, then apply sugar scrub with your fingers. Gently scrub your lips too! You can use sugar scrub a few times a week.
    • Massage sugar scrub into skin in a circular motion until sugar dissolves. If you have sensitive skin, use a light touch when applying. You may also want to test a small patch of skin first to see how you react to the ingredients.
    • Rinse off well with water and pat dry. 
    • Follow up by applying lotion to help seal in the moisture.
    • Now pucker up and plant some kisses!

     valentine's day sugar scrub recipe

    Have you made your own sugar scrubs? What are your favorite add-ins & variations? We'd love to hear in the comments below!

    Wednesday, December 21, 2016

    Custom Maple Syrup Bottle Labels

    Maple sugaring is a fun activity for families. It's also a time-consuming process well worth the effort. There's just no comparing real maple syrup with imitation syrup. Our Custom Maple Syrup Labels are the perfect gift for home-based maple sugarers. All the hard work that went into collecting sap and making syrup will be rewarded once you label your bottles. Our Maple Syrup labels are customized with YOUR name and text. Your family and friends will love getting your maple syrup as a gift, so now you can show off your bottles in style!


    maple syrup labels

    custom maple syrup labels
    Vintage Custom Maple Syrup Labels
    Vintage Maple Syrup labels can also have the date pre-printed or left blank.  

    custom maple syrup stickers
    Vintage Custom Maple Syrup Labels

    These stylish maple syrup leaf labels look great on amber bottles. Customized maple syrup labels will have your name and text printed on them. The text above Maple Syrup can be your name. The text under it can be the date tapped, location, or other text. The red flag at the bottom can have the color, grade, or 100% Organic or Pure (space is limited to 15 characters, but it can also be left blank). 

    custom maple syrup labels
    Custom Maple Syrup Labels

    custom maple syrup bottle labels
    Custom Maple Syrup Bottle Labels

    custom maple syrup labels
    Custom Kraft Paper Maple Syrup Labels

    custom maple syrup bottle labels
    Custom Kraft Maple Syrup Bottle Labels

    Our rubber stamp style maple syrup labels can be printed in red or black. These maple syrup labels are also available on white and kraft paper labels. The white labels really pop off amber jars. And the kraft paper labels are a rustic match to syrup.

    custom maple syrup labels
    Custom Rubber Stamp Maple Syrup Labels

    custom maple syrup bottle labels
    Custom Rubber Stamp Maple Syrup Labels

    custom maple syrup labels
    Custom Kraft Rubber Stamp Maple Syrup Labels

    custom maple syrup labels
    Custom Kraft Rubber Stamp Maple Syrup Labels

    Custom Kraft Rubber Stamp Maple Syrup Labels



    Tuesday, December 6, 2016

    Scented Dough Christmas Ornaments using Mason Jar Rings

    It's beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! Yeah, you know it's Christmas time when a cloud of cinnamon scent hits you in the face as you stroll into the craft store. We created the perfect DIY Christmas Ornament tutorial for crafty canners. This scented glue dough recipe combines the traditional holiday scent and mason jar rings. It's a great way to use rusty canning rings you may have laying around. And it's also a perfect craft to make with kids. Just mix the dough and mold it around canning rings to create scented wreath ornaments. These scented Christmas ornaments make great holiday gifts. Decorate your Christmas tree or garland with these festive-scented ornaments too.

    Scented Dough Christmas Ornaments

    SUPPLIES


    • Regular or wide mouth canning jar rings
    • 2 tablespoons white school glue
    • 1 cup of ground cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon of ground cloves
    • 1 tablespoon of nutmeg
    • 3/4 cup applesauce
    • Whole cloves
    • Ribbon

    Scented Dough Christmas Ornaments


    MAKE THE CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS


    • Mix cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg in a medium bowl. Stir in applesauce and glue.
    • Mix and knead for 2-3 minutes until dough is smooth. If dough is too sticky, add more cinnamon. If dough is too dry, add a little water.
    • Mold the dough mixture around the canning rings.
    • Insert whole cloves for decoration. 
    • Place ornaments on a wire rack to dry at room temperature. Turn once a day for even drying. Drying will take several days.
    • Once dry, decorate with ribbon or paint some holly berries.
    • Recipe makes about 8 ornaments depending on what size canning rings you use.
    • PLEASE NOTE: These ornaments are NOT edible. Store finished ornaments in a dry location free of excess humidity and cold.







    Scented Dough Christmas Ornaments

    Scented Dough Christmas Ornaments

    Scented Dough Christmas Ornaments