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It’s all very well having your beer printable’s, but do you know how to attach a printable label to beer bottles?
This is one of those projects that is super easy to do, and once you know how it will become your favorite gift idea for the guys. It’s quick, it’s cheap and the guys always love it.
It’s a total win win gift.
So grab your beer bottle and your printable and let’s get started.
One of the things I am known for is my printable beer labels. I can’t seem to keep up with the demand, the more I design, the more you seem to want.
Clearly this is not a bad problem to have!
However, one of the questions I get asked A LOT is “How do I attach the labels to my beer bottles?“.
Whilst it’s great to have the cute designs, they are not going to be much good to you if you don’t know how to actually attach them to the beer bottles.
So, this will hopefully answer all those questions and make life a lot easier for you.
Print The Beer Labels From The PDF Link
It may sound silly, but the first thing you need to do is print the labels. After purchasing the labels in my Etsy store, you will have received an email with a PDF link.
Click on that link to open up the labels.
If you don’t receive the email, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your invoice number and I will help you out as quickly as I can.
I often get asked whether I can print the labels and send them to you. The answer to this is unfortunately no.
The good news however is that it is a lot cheaper and a lot quicker for you to do the printing yourself. It is also SUPER EASY.
If you don’t have access to a printer at home, simply save the file and take to your local office works who will happily print for you.
What Paper Should I Use To Print The Beer Labels?
Another common question is what paper to use when printing the beer labels.
There are two ways which I suggest and both turn out really well, so it really depends what you feel more comfortable working with.
There are 3 labels per page which you will need to print onto an A4 sheet.
Each label is sized 7cm x 14cm and each label has to be cut out individually.
Option 2: Print onto full size sticker sheets.
How Do I attach A Printable Label To Beer Bottles?
Before you attach the new labels, I recommend that you remove the existing one. Sometimes they will peel off by themselves, other times you will need to use a bit of warm water and scrub them off.
Leave the bottle neck label so that the type of beer is still known.
Once you have removed the original label, follow the method according to the type of paper you have chosen to print on.
Option 1: Matte Photo Paper
Provided that you are not going to place the beer directly in ice, the labels are fine to be printed on this paper and then placed in the fridge.
Step 1: The easiest way to attach the labels is to place a length of double sided sticky tape on each end of the label.
There really is no need to put tape over the whole length of the label.
Step 2: Remove one strip off the double sided sticky tape.
Step 3: Lay the label in place and fasten on the one side.
Step 4: Smooth the label around the beer bottle. Once you are happy remove the second strip to fully stick the label to the bottle.
Step 5: Continue the process until you have completed all six labels.
Option 2: Full Sticker Sheets
Whilst this means you don’t have to mess around with the double sided sticky tape, you only get one shot at putting the label on the bottle.
Line the label up at the front and lay the middle on the bottle.
Carefully smooth the label around both sides of the bottle.
Beer Printable’s That You Will Love
Now you know HOW to attach the labels, you can start thinking about which labels you want to use first!
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