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FRONTIER LABEL BLOG

Custom Label & Packaging Insights

Tips, trends, and design inspiration for a wide variety of products.

Decals vs. Stickers vs. Labels

Decals, stickers, and labels all have an adhesive backing designed to be applied to a surface of some kind. But these products have more differences than similarities. And using one for the wrong application can result in disappointment. In this post, we discuss the differences between decals, stickers, and labels. And we share use cases…
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Best Sizes and Materials for Coffee Bag Labels

Running a coffee business can be an extremely fun and creative endeavor, from inventing delicious new blends to designing the coffee bag packaging. At Frontier, we work with coffee roasters all across the country, and we are blown away by the ingenuity and creativity we’ve seen in coffee bag packaging and design. We want to…
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Best Ice Cream Label Sizes and Materials

In the hot summer months, nothing is quite as refreshing as a frozen confectionary treat. Alternatively, nothing pairs better with a weekend of binging Netflix than a pint of ice cream. Whatever the reason and whatever the season, creating ice cream labels to suit your brand doesn’t have to give you a brain freeze. We’ve…
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Dropper Bottle Size Guide

Dropper bottles are a sturdy, easy-to-use option for holding a wide variety of products — from serums to CBD to essential oils. Dropper bottles can also be used as tincture bottles for dispensing a variety of plant compounds. In this post, we’ll be exploring the different dropper bottle sizes, types, and recommendations for what each…
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5 Best Types of Labels for Glass Bottles and Jars

The best label material choice largely depends on the environment your product will encounter. For bottles and jars that may experience moisture, heat, or refrigeration, it’s especially important to choose the right label material. This post examines some of the most important factors to consider when selecting a label for glass bottles and jars. Environmental…
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How to Design Holographic Labels

Holographic stickers are all the rage. They’re eye-catching and durable, and a fun and easy way to advertise or spice up your packaging. If you’ve admired holographic stickers for a while but had no need for them in your packaging repertoire, you’ll be pleased to know that you can have holographic product labels too! In…
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Ultimate Guide to Label Materials and Finishes

Whether you’re looking to package a new product or rebrand the packaging of an existing product, a custom product label is a great way to go. But with so many label materials and finishes choosing the right one can seem daunting. We’ve aimed to help you find the perfect label material for your product by…
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How to Design Custom Clear Labels

If you’re looking to take your label game to the next level, you might want to consider going clear. Clear labels can do anything. They practically disappear when adhered to glass, giving your product a highly-coveted “no label” look, and they show off the product inside as well. We all know you have a great…
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I Am Black Vellum

Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve been eagerly anticipating the day we get to unveil our newest material addition, and it’s finally here! The newcomer is a suave specialty paper with a suave name: Black Vellum. We wanted to give the material a proper introduction, but decided we would let Black Vellum speak for itself. The floor…
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Recycled Kraft Paper Labels

Do you need custom printed labels that are on an eco-friendly substrate? Our Kraft material is made from 100% PCW paper, so you can breathe easy knowing it is helping to create a sustainable packaging solution. This paper is an un-laminated paper, so we won’t put down a varnish, laminate or any other covering. The…
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