How to Make Personalized Labels

How to make a label in a few simple steps

Want to know how to make your own labels at home? Or do you want to add a little personal style to your product labels, shipping & mailing labels, or organization and identification labels? Or maybe you just want to know how to make label stickers for an upcoming birthday party? This simple step-by-step shows you how to make personalized labels right from your favorite device and then order them professionally printed from Avery WePrint or print them yourself using Avery blank labels or retail packs.

With our easy-to-use design software, you can add an image, graphic, logo, and custom text, to create personalized labels for business or personal use. No matter what kind of personalized label you need, Avery has the perfect option.

Step 1: Go to Avery Design & Print

Open Avery Design & Print and enter your product number if you have a packaged product or choose the product type you’d like to start designing.

Step 2: Choose your template

Select the design template you want to personalize and use for your labels.

Step 3: Personalize your labels

For the design, you can choose a predesigned template, or a blank template to create your own from scratch. To change a predesign, simply click and delete the existing graphic or background you want to change, then use the image options on the left of the screen to add a new graphic from the image gallery or your own files.

To change your text, click the text box to enter your text To add a new text box, click the New Text button from the Text menu on the left. Move your text boxes by clicking on the edge of the box and dragging it to just the right spot.

Step 4: Apply the design to labels

Use the sheet navigator on the right-hand side and choose Edit All to make changes to all your labels, such as changing the text style and size. Then, to apply a different design and/or text to individual labels, choose Edit One and click on the card you want to edit. Read Edit All After Edit One for more information.

Step 5: Review your personalized labels

Click Preview & Print to review your design. To make adjustments, just click the Back button. When your design is ready to go, just click Print to start printing yourself, or click Let Us Print for You to order professionally printed labels from Avery WePrint.

Step 6: Save your design

Click Save to save your design. In the pop-up window, create a file name and save it to either your free Avery account or to your computer. To open saved projects, just go to

Step 7: Make even more personalized products

Like the look of your custom labels? You can easily apply the same design to another product by clicking Apply Design to Another Product from the print page. Then enter the Avery product you want to customize to start your next project.

As always if you need any help, the Avery Care Team is here to answer your questions. They can even help you design by working alongside you to complete your products. Call us at (800) 942-8379.

Author: Melanie Neff

Melanie has an extensive writing background built on an impressive journalism foundation. As a reporter for USA Today and The Los Angeles Times for almost 20 years, she covered everything from the Los Angeles riots, fires, and floods to LA Lakers, Raiders and Clippers games and movie premieres. She followed her newspaper career with a long tenure covering commercial real estate financing and development. Melanie has been writing about small business marketing and labeling needs for the last 12 years. She thrives on reading, researching and expanding her knowledge of everything going on in today's business world and looks to provide the most valuable information she can to her readers.