Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Custom Stickers/Labels from UPrinting {Review & Giveaway}

{This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to those who entered!}

Big Sister E's Rock Star Party concluded, as many kids' parties do, with her opening presents.

I wasn't much of a help in giving people gift ideas for her, partially because she is a pretty easy-going child and likes most any toy that is in front of her and partially because she already owns so many that it's hard to find something she doesn't already have. However, our family and friends did a wonderful job and Big Sister E enthusiastically opened every present with the excitement only a 3-year-old can muster.

Do you ever wonder if there is a point to buying a card for a young child's birthday party? I do. They either can't read it or they blow right past it in the effort getting straight to the gift, or both. But you have to put something, right? Otherwise the presents would all end up anonymous and that just wouldn't work on multiple levels.

What other options are there? Folding a piece of wrapping paper into a mini card and taping it on always works but I think there's still got to be something better... and I have now figured it out, thanks to UPrinting!


Did you know that UPrinting offers sticker printing? They come in a variety of sizes and quantities and, because you add your own text, images or logos to them, these stickers can be personalized to suit any need that you may have. You can upload a completely finished design and have it printed directly as is, or you can use UPrinting's convenient tools (text, clipart, shapes, etc.) to create a masterpiece right on their site.

For us, I'm thinking something along the lines such as this:

This is just my first draft. It definitely still needs some work.

I also thought this might be nice:

Again, just the first draft. My girls do love pink, though!

Have any ideas how you could use some stickers? Do you have a business to promote? Shipping labels that would come in handy? Cookies that you deliver to neighbors that could use a holiday sticker on them? Want to move to my neighborhood with those cookies?

One lucky person will win 250 stickers/labels* (a $50+ value) of their own!

To enter to win your 250 stickers/labels: Tell me how you would use the stickers/labels if you won. Do you have an idea already? Please do me the favor of leaving an email address or making absolutely sure it is visible in your profile. I have to have a way to contact the winner.

Extra Entries (available after the mandatory entry above is completed, please leave a separate comment for each entry)
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Win 250 personalized stickers #giveaway @thxmailcarrier from @uprinting! A million different possibilities! http://bit.ly/h1U1G Ends 10/28

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*Stickers/labels will be printed on 70 lb Label Matte stock with a full color front and blank back. Winner can select from 2" x 3.5," 2" x 4" or 3" x 3" sizes and will receive 4 Business Day printing and FREE UPS Ground Shipping in the USA. Canadian residents are required to pay shipping fees and taxes.

Giveaway will end on October 28th at 11:59pm CST. The winner will be chosen by random.org and announced here as well as emailed. The winner will have 48 hours to contact me or respond to notification or a new winner will be chosen. Prize will be awarded by coupon code on November 6th, 2009. Giveaway open to U.S. and Canadian residents only.


A big thank you to UPrinting.com for providing me with 250 stickers/labels of my own, as well as for one lucky giveaway winner. For me, I'm looking forward to not having to spend extra money on birthday cards that aren't needed!

133 comments:

allison said...

i share your pain about the b'day cards for little kids!
i'm not quiet sure what i would use them for , but probably either for prestnts or for the tins of cookies and fudge i make every christmas
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Sue said...

I'd love to use these as cute return address labels for my Christmas cards. Thanks.

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littledeadmommy said...

I would definetly use them for my boyfriend's band. They give out stickers at shows.

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i entered the cute beanie hat giveaway!
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degood said...

I would use these for to put on favor bags at a charity auction I am helping with. I would print the logo to our event on the sticker.

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Heather D. said...

I can think of a million different possibilities! I'm also going to be posting this giveaway, but I want another set. I need one set for my vintage shop and I'd like one for my daughter's birthday coming up. I could keep going, but I'll leave some room for everybody else's comments!

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ABCFrugality.com said...

I would get some stickers made for my new blog!

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littledeadmommy said...

My son is all cute and cuddly today and I couldn't be any more relieved. That candle on my one post was actually unscented but they do have another one which is beer scented.

etirv said...

Plan to give more handmade and baked treats this Christmas and the stickers would give these gifts a fancy touch!

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Renee said...

We recently moved so I'd make me some nice address labels!

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Laureen said...

I would use these on holiday gifts. Thanks!

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Luvdaylilies said...

I would love to design some " From our Kitchen" Labels!
Thanks for a great giveaway!
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Donnetta said...

My husband is self employed and we would use them for business.

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Kim said...

I'd use them as return labels!

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Pricilla said...

I would use them as labels for my soap
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Marie said...

I would get some cute address labels.

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Ashley @ Bride on a Budget said...

I would use them for our wedding favors.

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Katerina @ GirlWithARing said...

I would use them as address labels for my wedding invitations.


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Thankfully Thrifty said...

I would love the stickers to use for gift tag stickers as well! Even adults can use those! I'm not a huge card person.

ThankfullyThrifty@gmail.com

alwayshopeful said...

i could use these for several things!My sunday school class,pre school class my grandson is in and my hubbys band..so yea! i could really use these..
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Joyful Girl Naturals said...

I would use them to promote my business Joyful Girl Naturals!

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Mijal Photography said...

I would put our company logo on these and use them for our product packaging!
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Pamela S said...

I'd use them as gift tags!! Thanks so much! pamelashockley(AT)netscape(DOT)net

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Martha said...

I would give these to my fiance to promote his band or to his mom to use as labels for her homemade lipbalm. Thanks for the contest! codisweepstakes2 (at) gmail.com

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rb109972 said...

use them for my school work

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jennem said...

I would use these Uprinting labels to label all my daughter's school things with her name and my phone number...maybe the misplaced ones would come back sometimes!
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pixiepine said...

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I would make myself some address labels, as I love suprising my friends and family with mail!

chazvgo said...

I would use them for address labels with the holidays coming up we send out lots of cards and presents :)

kngmckellar said...

I'd use them for address labels for the Christmas holidays.

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FDP 4 Life said...

i would use them as return address labels

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Gianna said...

For my son's birthday :)

masonsgranny59 said...

return address labels:)

lilyk said...

I would use the stickers as return address labels.

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