15 Free Downloadable Labels for Your Canning Jars

updated May 2, 2019
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If you’ve gone to the trouble of making homemade jams, jellies, or pickles to give as gifts, you might as well go one step further and make your jars look completely Pinterest-worthy. We’ve made it easy with these 15 options for adorable labels and tags that are all free to download. Now the only problem will be choosing which one to use.

  • 1 Canning Party Printables, from The Cottage Industrialist: This printable set doesn’t stop at cute jar hang tags; it also comes with invites and recipe cards for a complete canning party.
  • 2 Canning Labels, from Make: This printable set gives you a variety of shapes and designs so you can keep your gifts straight.
  • 3 Wide Mouth Canning Labels, from The Paper Mama: These craft paper labels are perfect for packing up all kinds of snacks not just jams and jellies. They are shown here with cheesy kale chips.
  • 4 Canning Jar Labels, from Lady Face Blog: The combination of line drawing and calligraphy makes these printable labels winners in our book.
  • 5 Freebie Canning Labels, from Garden Therapy: Make it easy on yourself by using a paper punch to cut out these colorful labels. You can add handwritten descriptions or print the flavors on your computer.
  • 6 Vintage Red Canning Labels, from Knick of Time: These are just three of the 11 vintage-style labels on this site. Just keep in mind they can’t be customized as you try out new flavors.
  • 7 Jam Time Labels, from Funky Time: We’re not sure which we love better, these simple graphic labels or the Union Jack jar lid in this photo.
  • 8 Free Mason Jar Labels and Wraps, from Lime Shot: Not only do you get labels to go on your lids with this printable, you can also download strips to make jar wraps if you prefer.
  • 9 Printable Chalkboard Freezer Labels, from Lia Griffith: We’ve featured these chalkboard style labels before and they are still some of our favorites. Plus, you get more than just jar labels in the download.
  • 10 Printable Jam Labels, from Jones Design Company: Whether you like wraps, tags, labels, or all three this download has you covered.
  • 11 Canning Label Template, from Merriment Design: You can fill in the name of your jam or preserves on this template or just print them out and write them by hand.
  • 12 French Country Jam Jar Labels, from The Elli Blog: We love a bit of word play, and these labels don’t disappoint with their “jam-packed with love” tagline.
  • 13 Mason Jar Labels, from Southern Weddings: Another variety pack of label designs, these would be great on a table filled with wedding favors.
  • 14 Printable Jam Tag Labels, from Domestifluff: With this download you can make long, skinny hang tags with a line drawing of the fruit you’ve used or you can make labels for the lids.
  • 15 Mason Jar Jam Labels, from According to Kelly: These labels come with a specific set of jams available, but they all sound delicious. We’re especially into the raspberry peach jam idea.