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You are here probably because you mail lots of letters and packages, or perhaps preparing for the upcoming holiday greeting cards to be sent out to your loved ones. Now imagine yourself infront of those pile of mailings, repeatedly writing down your address labels for each of them. How do you think would that feel? Maybe, it’s okay for the first fifteen or twenty, but later on, you will notice that your handwriting is getting a bit shaky and you will start to feel that cramps on your hand. It could get really tedious and you definitely want to use something that is easier and faster.

Good thing, preparing for those mailings can no longer be that hassle and time-consuming process nowadays. How? Thanks to printable sheet labels!

In this article, we will teach you on how you can create and print your own labels to make those large mailing tasks quick and easy. But first, let’s walk through important details about sheet label. Let’s go!

What is a Sheet Label?

Sheet labels are blank adhesive sheets, complete with a peel-off liner used in a wide variety of labeling applications. Like the regular paper, these types of labels are usually produced on 8.5″ x 11″ sheets, allowing them to be printed using inkjet and laser printers. But, unlike paper, sheets usually contain multiple labels per sheet depending on the size of each individual label.

Because they are compatible with inkjet and laser printers, they are good for full color designs and a great option to add a professional and unique look to your mailings and packages.

With so many labeling purposes such as address labels, shipping labels, product labels — to name a few, the most common is the Address Label.

Address Labels

These are the labels that you attached on your letters, cards, or mailings which indicates the delivery information such as:

  • Sender or recipient’s name
  • Address (Street and number)
  • ZIP code
  • City and State
  • Country

If you want a label with a special background, then you can try customizing it by using a template.

Customizing your Address Labels

Custom Address Labels are the perfect way to show your unique personality and creative side by adding stylish elements to your mailings. You can either make your own style and design or use the available templates online where you can play with text, colors, fonts, and more with just the click of a button.

Best Size for Address Labels

These labels comes with various shapes and sizes depending on your usage and preference, not a one-size-fits-all. If you’re looking for budget-friendly sheet labels for your mailings, there are already compatible kind of label that matches the size of well-known label brands like that of the Avery. This means that you can customize your address stickers with the templates that are available online because they follow the same standard size.

Here are some of the options you can choose from:

1.5” (H) x 4” (W)145159, 5259
1” (H) x 2.625″ (W)305160, 5260, 5960, 5970, 5971,
5972, 5979, 5980, 8160, 8250, 8460
1” (H) x 4” (W)205161, 5261, 5961, 8161, 8461,
Presta 36450, Presta 36451, Presta 36452, Presta 36453,
Presta 36454, Presta 36509, Presta 36510, Presta 36511,
Presta 36512, Presta 36513, Presta 36549, Presta 36550,
Presta 36551, Presta 36552, Presta 36553, Presta 94202
2” (H) x 4” (W)1095910
1.333” (H) x 4” (W)145162, 18262, 48462, 48862, 5262,
5522, 5654, 5962, 6445, 6455,
8162, 8252, 8462, 95522, Presta 94206
3.33” (H) x 4” (W)632134, 6464
1″ (H) x 2.8125 ” (W)335311, 45004, 5314, 5332, 5334, 5351
1.5″ (H) x 2.8125 ” (W)215360, 45008
1.375″ (H) x 2.8125″ (W)245363
1.75″ (H) x 7.85″ (W)1022838, 80506, 8217
11” (H) x 8.5” (W)1

Among the given sizes, the most popular sheet label size for address label is measured by 1″ by height and 2.625″ by width each label and comes with 30 labels per sheet.

Sheet labels

How to Print Address Labels?

The printing is simple. You can download and use the templates online or you can create your own using MSWord document and print it on laser or inkjet printers that you usually use in your home or office.

When creating and printing your own labels, follow the steps below for the best results:

  • alt=''1. Open MSWord and create a blank document. At the top portion of the ribbon, click Mailings > Labels''
  • alt="2. Type your mailing details into the Address box."
  • alt="3. Under Print, select the Full page of the same label."
  • alt="4. Set-up the label information by clicking the Label Options dialog box."
  • alt="6. In the Envelopes and Labels dialog box, click New Document."
  • alt="5. Go to the Label vendor and select the Avery US Letter > Product number (ex. 5160) > OK."

To print, click File > Print > Print button. Then, load your address label sheets into your printer, print it, and you’re done!

Optional: You can always print a test sheet on a plain paper to check before printing it on the sheet label.

So, there you go! Whatever size and style you may decide to use, you will certainly find ways to make the job of ‘addressing’ your mailings fast and easy.

Happy labeling!

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