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Custom Canning Label Contest

Want to try your hand at winning some beautiful custom-printed labels to festoon your canned goods with? Well, then, head over to Felix Doolittle, a stationary purveyor in Massachusettes.



I received an email yesterday from Jena of the lovely blog Modish, giving me a head’s up about the contest. The gist of it is, send Felix a jar of something sweet that you’ve canned and he, along with chef Michael Leviton of Newton, MA’s Lumiere will chose a winner to receive custom, hand-painted labels made my Felix himself.


How cool is that? I’m thinking of sending in a jar of my Peach & Lavender butter. Or maybe my Cardamom Apple Butter. Or maybe Apricot Jam!

6 Responses to Custom Canning Label Contest

  • EcoGrrl says:

    ha, great way to get a bunch of free canned goods !

  • Loren says:

    Send a small jar then, but having personal labels could be a beautiful touch to those large cans you've kept for yourself!

  • I think all three. Then you are sure to win!

  • oukay says:

    I may not be entering, but I would vote for you to send the peach-lavender butter. I have made it and it is wonderful! Can't wait to try the apple cardamom.

  • Thanks Ashley for your posting about our contest! I'd like to let your readers know that entries need to be POSTMARKED by AUG. 31st…. so there's a few more days to decide what they'd like to send.

    Additionally, in September we'll be hosting The Savory Canning Contest with the same prize.

    I can't wait to read some of your books – all look fabulous!

    Thanks again!

  • Angela Watts says:

    Curse the “hurricane” already….I would have loved to have entered this contest…..shipping would have been risky with said hurricane coming, but worth it for such pretty labels as a possibility.