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The Name Game

July 30th, 2009

Candy Bar with Cute Labels, by Amy Atlas

Candy Bar with Vintage Labels, Amy Atlas

Remember that time you bit into a Jelly Belly thinking it was “lemon,” only to discover it was actually “buttered popcorn?”  It’s a tough reminder of how helpful labels on food & drinks can be.  

As a host, adding a piece of identification to edibles can increase guests’ enjoyment by communicating the flavors of a dish… and it’s also a great way to add a decorative punch to a buffet.  Labels made with high quality paper, bold color, & graphic pattern add that little “something extra…”

Spiked Lemonade & Champagne, via Ritzy Bee

Spiked Lemonade & Champagne, via Ritzy Bee

Jazz up the bar with pretty labels that let guests choose their potion.

Barbeque Cutlery Packets, Miss Pickles

Barbeque Cutlery Packets, Miss Pickles

Let your guests know it’s time to chow down with these dressed-up versions of kraft paper cutlery packets.

Meringue Pie & Vermont Maple Pralines, Martha Stewart

Meringue Pie & Candies, Martha Stewart

Handwritten tags on edible gifts send both love and a hint of the deliciousness wrapped inside the box.

Candy Bar Labels, Amy Atlas

Candy Bar Labels, Amy Atlas

Candy bars become stylish party favors when wrapped in graphic red & white papers.

'Sip & Repeat' Cocktail Stirrers, Miss Pickles

'Sip & Repeat' Cocktail Stirrers, Miss Pickles

These clever cocktail sticks add a chic touch to summer libations.

'Spread the Love' Jam Labels

'Spread the Love' Jam Labels, Miss Pickles

Vintage labels with heartwarming phrases take kitchy hostess gifts to new heights.

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3 Comments under :: The Name Game
  1. Meg Biram says:

    I like any label that says “spiked”! :)

  2. [...] Photo Credits: Enjoy Event Planning, Style Hive, Whimsical Wonderland Weddings, Folksy, Camille Styles [...]

  3. It’s really funny how we use to eat the wrong one thinking it was the right flavor. Labels really help and it also suggest sweetness especially when handwritten.

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