Back in October I was invited to attend the Click Blogger Retreat in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I learned more about photography in that weekend than my entire life! I also had the honor of planning the closing party for this group of amazing bloggers from all over the country. Have you ever planned a party for 70 people from 2000 miles away? lol. Neither had I! But with the help of my trusty assistants, Kaitlyn and Britta, we somehow pulled it off!
Since Avery (the label king!) was the generous sponsor of the party, we wanted to incorporate some of their nifty products into the party decorations, which wasn’t very hard because they have so many cool things to work with! Here are just a few!
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With the help of the incredibly talented Alma over at Ollibird.com we set out to create a “beach boardwalk” themed party complete with boardwalk food and games!
Here are just a few pictures of the evening’s festivities:
We had SO much fun planning and executing the party! And hopefully the party-goers had fun too!
Based on this picture…I’m guessing they did! ;-) Can’t wait to see you next year ladies!
As I was looking at all the pictures of the party that photographer extraordinaire, Tracey Clark, was kind enough to take for us, my mind starting racing thinking of all the ways that these fun Avery labels and tags could be used this time of year. They are perfect for sprucing up gifts and goodies that go along with the holidays, and, as I discovered, the possibilities are ENDLESS!
Here are 35 ideas to get your creative juices flowing!
Pretty gift tags from Seven Thirty Three. Just print on Avery tags and you’re done!
Wrap a piece of parchment and wrapping paper around a loaf of fresh baked bread and top it with a cute brown kraft label from Avery like Lemonade Makin Mama. So versatile for gift-giving and packaging.
Cheers! These lovely, sweet syrups were created by Matt Bites using Avery printable tags and free templates.
Beautiful holiday gift labels from Poppytalk. Easy to print on Avery full-sheet labels.
This is such an elegant way to package homemade treats and goodies from Frost Me Blog. And no need for a glue stick. Get cellophane, string and Avery Kraft Brown Round Labels.
What a thoughtful gift! A get-well-soon care package and free printables from Polka Dot Chair.
Great selection of free pretty, printable holiday tags from Ali Edwards.
Yum! Lavender Lemonade from Sophistimom. But you could put anything in the bottle you desire. And Avery has the perfect hanging tags for the finishing touch.
Do you have a friend who loves to give baked goods as gifts? Make her a set of personalized labels to go on containers and snack bags. Lish Dorset used Avery 22818 labels and their free online software.
This is such a clever idea! Package your food and grab some Avery adhesive name badges. You can customize the badges with a printer or handwrite. Love it!
Cute idea for carrying mini muffins from L’art de la Curiosite. You can use Avery 8165 Avery full-sheet labels to design your own for free at avery.com/print.
Pretty labels for homemade goodies from Prima. Easy to print using Avery 8165 full-sheet labels.
Using Avery’s square and circle label sheets (22807 and 22805) you can create your own custom labels like Black Eiffel did!
Love this advent calendar from Swoon Studio. Dress up the labels by designing a special holiday theme with free templates at Avery.com/print and use 5410 round labels.
Simple but elegant labeling of pantry items using Avery clear labels from L’amour chez nous
Love these holiday tags from Smashed Peas and Carrots!
Fresh from the kitchen! Add an oval or square label for the finishing touch.
Great gift to kick off the New Year. Party in a Box from Dandee Designs! Use Avery 8165 full-sheet labels for the printable or create your own for free at avery.com/print.
Use a square chalkboard sticker label attached to a tag for this cute look by Lemonade Makin Mama.
No more freezing hands digging in the ice chest with labeled lids. Use Avery 5410 round labels to create this look from Eat Drink Chic.
Nothing says they’re special like a gift of your favorite recipe. Pack up the ingredients for homemade goodies and create your own personalized label like Rebecca Hawkes Diary. You can do this look yourself using Avery 5164 printable shipping labels.
A simple round label on a tin can makes an elegant presentation of a homemade dry rub mix from Epicurious.
A cute alternative to cookies in a jar–quick bread in a bottle from Sunset.com. Use Avery labels and free printables to design your own label at avery.com/print.
A great DIY holiday gift for friends and neighbors from The Idea Room. You can re-create the look with Avery printable tags and postcards.
Cute idea for lunch box. Free “Got Milk” printable from fun.kyti.me. You can print it on an Avery 8165 full-sheet label.
These beautiful mason jar labels from Limeshot Design would work great on Avery 6470 full-sheet removable labels. No glue required.
A darling vintage ice cream gift idea that comes with FREE printables from I Heart Naptime.
Three quick butter recipes along with the fabulous printable that you can use to label your jars and your gift container from Whipperberry.
A personalized ‘special-delivery’ Santa Claus gift tag from iCandy Handmade printed on Avery Printable Tags using a template at Avery.com/print.
A gorgeous collection of printable labels for labeling food gifts designed by Cathe Holden of Justsomethingimade.com. Use Avery 5163.