Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Strawberry Jam Canning Jar Labels are in season!

There's no shortage of strawberry jam canning labels in our shop! Some of the strawberry canning labels are blank so you can handwrite text for strawberry preserves or jelly too. We even have oval strawberry jam jar labels that fit quilted jars.


strawberry jam canning jar labels

It's strawberry season here in Ohio right now. I know this because my husband keeps saying, "Hey, it's strawberry season!" which is a not so subtle hint that he wants strawberry pie! But if I had to choose between strawberry pie and strawberry jam, I would have to go with jam. Besides the obvious PB&J sandwich, I spread jam on pancakes and add to overnight oats. 



Our Cute Fruit canning label collection has matching designs for blueberry raspberry, grape, applesauce, and other fruits. 

 strawberry jam canning labels


These oval strawberry jam canning labels fit perfectly on quilted Ball jars.

 oval strawberry jam canning labels

 oval strawberry jam labels

Gingham Strawberry canning labels have options for Strawberry Jam, Strawberry Preserves, Strawberries, & a blank design to handwrite your own text. Pre-printing a date is also optional. 

 gingham strawberry jam canning labels

 gingham strawberry jam jelly preserves canning labels

 gingham strawberry jam preserves & jelly canning labels

 country strawberry canning jar labels

 country strawberry canning jar labels

Plaid Fruit canning labels are available for peach, strawberry, blueberry
red raspberry, black raspberry, pear, mixed fruit group, apple, grape

 fruit canning jar labels

 fruit canning jar labels

This kraft strawberry jam rubber is part of our Rubber Stamp Canning Label Collection. Matching labels are available for apples, pickles, and maple syrup too.

 strawberry jam kraft canning label

If you put up a variety of strawberry canned goods, this blank strawberry canning label can have handwritten text.

 strawberry canning jar label

 strawberry canning jar label

Market Fresh Strawberry canning labels are perfect for the farmer's market stand. Matching canning labels are available for peach, apple, and tomatoes.

 market fresh strawberry canning labels

Nothing says cute cottage chic more than hand embroidery! This Embroidered Strawberry canning label will add a cute touch to strawberry jam and preserves.

 embroidered strawberry canning label

Happy Strawberry canning labels are available for red raspberries too!

 happy strawberry canning labels




Monday, May 15, 2017

Custom Honey Bottle Labels for backyard beekeepers

We've been bizzzzy little bees here at CanningCrafts! We have 9 NEW custom honey labels in the shop. Our custom honey labels will give backyard beekeepers something to buzz about! Honey labels are fully customized with your name, type of honey, contact info, or size. Custom honey labels are great gifts for backyard beekeepers. Use these honey labels to sell at the farmer's market or for gifts to friends and family.

Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com
Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com
Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com
Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com
Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com

Large oval honey labels fit on 5 lb, 32 oz, & 16 oz bottles.
Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com
Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com
Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com

Our new honey heart labels are perfect for selling your "liquid gold" at farmer's markets. Label honey bottles with Raw or Organic Honey labels. Or use the Save the Bees label to help spread the word! These cute heart labels are available in yellow, vintage, and kraft paper designs. Heart labels are the perfect size for small 1.5oz favor jars, bottles, and caps.
Each style has 12 design options to choose from:
  • Honey Bee
  • It's the Bee's Knees
  • Liquid Gold
  • Local Honey
  • Organic Honey
  • Pure Honey
  • Raw Honey
  • Save the Bees
  • Sweet
  • Spring Honey
  • Summer Honey
  • Fall Honey

Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com

Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com

Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com

Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com

Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com
Custom honey bottle labels for backyard beekeepers | CanningCrafts.com

Looking for beekeeping inspiration and tips? Follow our Buzzin About Honey Pinterest Board. We also post new honey bottle labels on this board.
Honey Ideas on Pinterest

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Free Printable Mother's Day Hang Tags

Oh no! Did you wait until the last minute to get a Mother's Day gift? Mom would probably love a vintage blue mason jar flower bouquet. How could she resist a home canned mason jar food gift? Or perhaps she'd prefer a batch of Homemade Sugar Scrub? Whatever gift you decide to give mom, dress it up with our FREE Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags. We designed these cute and flowery hang tags in a variety of colors and sizes. So now you can decorate any last-minute DIY Mother's Day gift in a jiffy.

Download & Print our FREE Mother's Day Hang Tags now!


FREE Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags | CanningCrafts.com

FREE Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags | CanningCrafts.com

FREE Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags | CanningCrafts.com

FREE Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags | CanningCrafts.com

FREE Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags | CanningCrafts.com
FREE Printable Mother's Day Gift Tags | CanningCrafts.com

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Dandelion Recipes

I grew up eating dandelions, so I'm always confounded when I see people blasting their lawns with chemicals!!! Who decided that these lovely, nutritious flowers were weeds that needed destroyed? And what exactly makes an all green, weed-free lawn desirable? The first time my neighbor saw me picking dandelions, he was very confused. He didn't understand why I would pick each one instead of just spraying to kill them. And then when I informed him that I was going to eat them, he was REALLY perplexed.

Dandelion greens | CanningCrafts.com

My mom was always eager for spring to arrive so she could pick the very first dandelions. If you pick the greens early before they flower, she said, the leaves will be less bitter. So I always try to pick the very first leaves of spring. Yet I've never let oncoming blooms prevent me from picking the greens. And depending on how you eat them, you may not even taste bitterness. Cooking the leaves will make them less bitter than consuming them raw in salads.
dandelion greens | CanningCrafts.com
Why eat dandelions? Well for starters, they are FREE and often in abundance around us. They are also incredibly nutritious. The leaves are nutritionally comparable to other green vegetables such as spinach and broccoli. They have more iron, riboflavin, and vitamin E than spinach. The greens also boast more calcium and vitamin A than broccoli with almost as much vitamin K. 
Dandelions have been used in herbal medicine for thousands of years to treat ailments such as anemia, scurvy, skin problems, blood disorders, and depression. All parts of the plant are edible and used in medicine. Dandelion greens may offer benefits as a diuretic, laxative, and to reduce inflammation. There have even been studies on Dandelion Root Extract treating leukemiamelanoma, and breast and prostate cancer.
How do you eat dandelion? You can add the leaves to stir-fried meals, soups, and raw salads. Use dried roots to make a coffee (tea) substitute. Flowers makes great jelly and wine. And you can eat the stems like noodles or ferment them. My favorite way to eat the greens is to add them to an egg frittata topped with fresh avocado (my recipe is below).
Every spring I collect as many leaves before the flowers appear. Once I have a large pot of greens picked, I boil them until soft. Once tender, I drain and squeeze all the water out. After the greens cool, I roll them into single serving balls and freeze. I eat dandelion greens well into the winter by thawing one of my precious green balls. I can toss a few balls into a soup or cook into an egg frittata.

dandelion greens recipes | CanningCrafts.com

When harvesting dandelions, pick ones not treated with pesticides or lawn fertilizers. Avoid flowers in yards where pets may go to the bathroom as well. Forage for dandelions in the woods or abandoned lots. You can plant your own from seed or even buy dandelion seed

dandelion greens frittata recipe | CanningCrafts.com

dandelion greens frittata recipe | CanningCrafts.com


Dandelion Greens Frittata

(1 serving makes 8 slices)
  • 1/4 cup sliced onions
  • 1 tablespoon bacon grease or olive oil
  • 1 handful of fresh or frozen & thawed dandelion greens
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. In a medium skillet, sautée sliced onions in bacon grease or oil until soft and browned.
  2. Add a fresh handful of dandelion leaves and cook until wilted. 
  3. Whisk eggs and milk in a bowl. Add mixture to skillet and season with salt and pepper. Cook on medium heat until eggs are puffy and done.
  4. Serve with fresh avocado.
Optional: Add sautéed vegetables such as peppers, asparagus, or mushrooms to the frittata. Top with shredded cheese.

dandelion greens recipes | CanningCrafts.com

Nutritional benefits of eating dandelion | CanningCrafts.com

Here are other wonderful dandelion recipes to try!


Please note, this plant is usually considered safe in food and medicine. Yet there are people who are allergic to dandelions. Don't consume it if you are allergic to ragweed and related plants (chrysanthemum, marigolds, chamomile, yarrow, or daisies). If taking in supplement form, it's always best to speak with your doctor first.

Have you ever eaten dandelion? If so, what parts of the plants have you consumed? Do you have a favorite dandelion recipe? We'd love to hear in the comments below!


Friday, March 31, 2017

Free Printable Easter Hang Tags & Labels

Here's a perfect alternative to a traditional Easter basket! Our FREE Printable Easter tags and labels make it easy to create gorgeous mason jar gifts for friends and family. Just gather some candy, mason jars, fabricribbon, and Easter grass. Then print out and decorate with our free Easter printables. These cute mason jars would be a perfect gift for grown ups or kids.  

Download & print our FREE Easter tags and labels now!

CanningCrafts.com Free Printable Easter Hang Tags & Labels
 CanningCrafts.com Free Printable Easter Hang Tags & Labels
 CanningCrafts.com Free Printable Easter Hang Tags & Labels
 CanningCrafts.com Free Printable Easter Hang Tags & Labels 
CanningCrafts.com Free Printable Easter Hang Tags & Labels 

Check out our FREE Printables page for other downloadable goodies!