Best Farmhouse Pantry Labels and Ideas
These are the best farmhouse pantry labels and ideas to makeover your pantry: sticker or vinyl, free printable pantry labels, and more.
There’s almost nothing quite as satisfying as being organized in a home. I love that “ah” feeling when you walk into your kitchen and the counters are clean, the sink is empty, and it smells like fresh lemon. One of my favorite ways to stay clean and organized (and keep my kitchen smelling amazing) is using the homemade lemon cleaner I keep on my kitchen island.
However, it can often be difficult to stay organized. Sometimes, it’s a challenge just to feel inspired to, and yes, I’m gonna say the c-word, clean.
Pantry labels may be small at first, but they can have a huge impact on your organization in your kitchen. Instead of searching for a jar of parsley for five minutes, a label will make it much easier to find and thus saving you an ample amount of time. They’re even helpful outside of the pantry, too, like when you have your hand soap and dish soap in identical containers and forget which one is which.
Whether you’re ready to take on a complete kitchen makeover or are just in need of some inspiration for farmhouse pantry labels, you’ve come to the perfect spot!
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How do you label pantry containers?
There are a variety of ways to label your pantry containers and you should choose what best suits your tastes and or needs in your kitchen.
- pre-printed sticker labels
- labels you make yourself with your vinyl cutting machine
- blank labels you add your own titles to
- tie on tags
- clip on reusable chalkboards
All of these can be at least somewhat personalized to your taste by font choice, shape, or color choices.
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How do I make my own pantry labels?
Personally, I love to make my own labels! There’s something thrilling about doing things yourself and adding a personal touch to each label. You can go anywhere from simplistic and easy labels to using antique paper to making “fancy” Cricut or Silhouette machine labels. Always remember this is your project and its complexity or time consumption is entirely up to you.
To decide on making your labels, first, you should figure out your level of comfort and expertise. For those who don’t own a cutting machine, you can buy pre-cut labels or cut out your design from a special paper or cardstock. You can also letter your labels by hand, add a simple or fancy border if you’d like. Then affix each by tying or using double-sided tape to your containers, baskets, or jars.
If you have a vinyl cutting machine (or for people like me who don’t like their handwriting), create your design in Canva or Circuit by choosing from each company’s library that features a myriad of designs. Simply import the chosen design, select your font style, add your title (ex: rosemary, cereal, bowtie pasta, etc.), then just affix them with your method of choice.
I recommend chalkboard labels or tags for anyone who finds their organization style is more fluid or tends to swap different items to different containers. Not only does it keep that farmhouse feel, but it also allows for label change after label change with little to no hassle!
What size are pantry labels?
The size of your pantry labels will vary depending on the size of your container. Typically, the size of a spice jar label would not work for a cereal container as it would be too small. Simply put, smaller labels are for smaller jars and containers, and bigger labels are for larger items. Regardless of the size, if you stick to one style, you will achieve uniformity, and it will be more pleasing to the eye. Etsy is a great place to find pantry labels of the same design offered in many sizes, such as this set.
Now, here are several incredibly simple ideas to boost your pantry organizing journey!
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The Best Farmhouse Pantry Labels To Stay Organized
1. DIY Vinyl Pantry Labels
These easy DIY vinyl pantry labels are perfect for anyone with kids! The font is bigger and thus much easier to read. So, if you’re someone who really appreciates having two extra hands to get you things from the pantry, you may find these pantry labels to be a huge help! This one requires a Cricut/vinyl cutter.
2. Farmhouse Spice Jar Labels
If you’re a lover of aesthetics (just as I am), you’ll find these spice jar labels to be an excellent visual addition to your newly organized pantry without breaking the bank. Scroll through to see options for the front of jars and tops of lids.
3. Minimalist Farmhouse Labels
There’s something wonderful about the simplistic beauty of this label that catches the eye. These free DIY minimalist printable labels are ideal for those of you who enjoy a type of label that’s easy to mix and match with any version of farmhouse style! To make these pantry labels you will need a vinyl cutter.
4. Farmhouse Chalkboard Tags
As I said earlier, chalkboard is a clever labeling idea for anyone who regularly changes up what they have in their pantry containers. These farmhouse chalkboard tags are trouble-free and save hours of labeling time, all while allowing for customization to fit your tastes.
5. Vintage Farmhouse Pantry Labels
Not only do these pantry labels have a unique vintage charm, but they’re also free and they’re customizable. These vintage farmhouse pantry labels are a hassle-free download and can be customized to fit any item you want to label in your pantry. A bonus? This project only requires label paper and scissors! It’s as easy as that.
6. Modern Farmhouse Pantry Labels
These practical modern farmhouse pantry labels are an excellent choice for any busy bees that just need commonly used kitchen and pantry items. Think dry goods or baking supplies. And when you group your baking supplies in one area of your pantry you can create a baking station!
This method, while not customizable, is a huge time saver and extremely simple to use! All you need to do is just put the sticker labels onto your pantry containers, and you’re done!
7. DIY Farmhouse Pantry Labels
Of course, for anyone who’s longing to go all out on this project with a full DIY (including making your own custom design), let your creative instincts kick in with these DIY farmhouse pantry labels! But, if you rather use labels ready to stick, these vintage apothecary pantry labels are a close match.
8. Chic Vinyl Pantry Labels
For those of you not looking for rustic or minimalist style labels, you may find these chic vinyl pantry labels to be your match. The cursive font adds a hint of elegance and style to the labels while not coming across as overwhelmingly sophisticated.
Vinyl labels like these can be pricey, so you may want to consider making your own with a vinyl cutter. But as I’ve mentioned, I love love the fact that this label style is easy enough to mix and match with other farmhouse labels if you so desire.
It’s just that simple! Whether you’re looking to label three jars, thirty containers, or your whole pantry, there are labels upon labels for any of your organizing needs! Well, what are you waiting for? There’s no time like the present to get organized!
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