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How to Choose the Correct Size Label

If you're unsure of the exact size label you need for your item, follow our step-by-step measuring guide to find the proper fit.

What You Need

The item to label, a pen or pencil, graph paper, a ruler and scissors

What You Need - The item to label, a pen or pencil, graph paper, a ruler and scissors

1

Using the paper, wrap your product and mark where you want the label's edges to be.

Using the paper, wrap your product and mark where you want the label's edges to be.
2

Use the scissors to cut the paper along the lines where you marked the label's edges.

Use the scissors to cut the paper along the lines where you marked the label's edges.
3

Wrap your cut paper around your product again and mark and trim the paper until you get the exact fit.

Wrap your cut paper around your product again and mark and trim the paper until you get the exact fit.
4

Lay your paper on a flat surface and measure your final label size.

Lay your paper on a flat surface and measure your final label size.
5

Once you've determined the size labels you need, you can easily order them from our product catalog. If you need a unique size or shape, contact our Consumer Care Center to help you with your request.

 

Please note: Tapered containers may need custom labels with a slight curve for proper application.

For help with measurements or finding the right size label, please call our U.S.-based Customer Care Center at (800) 942-8379 or email at solutions@avery.com.