Print Sheet Labels

Printing labels is a fast and easy way to create instant branding. However, not all labels are created the same way. With most labels, you can print only one design per order. If you’re running different promotions at a time, you need to print separate designs fast—and you can do this with custom printed sheet labels.

Sheet label printing provides the benefits of both cut-to-size and roll label formats. Like rolls, they’re easy to peel off and apply and you can order small quantities like with cut-to-size labels.

At PrintRunner, you can print sheet labels labels and we can have them ready for shipping in just a few business days. Upload your own ready-made design and our prepress team can proof it for free to ensure it meets technical printing guidelines.


Advantages of Sheet Label Printing

Sheet labels are versatile in terms of design, size, and quantity. They are great for mailing labels, address labels, shipping labels, or return address labels. In addition, full sheet labels have advantages over types of labels:

Multiple Designs
One of the things that make printable label sheets different from cut-to-size and roll labels is the ability to have multiple designs per sheet. This makes branding more memorable since customers see different but related designs from your business. You can print various designs for your personal use or create a full sheet of on-brand iconography to use as freebies and packaging inserts for your business.

Stackable
Sheet labels are stackable, which means they are easy to store even if you don’t have much real estate to work with. They store flat, making storage a breeze. They’re also easier to carry along than roll labels. We also offer shrink-wrapping, which bundles your labels in protective plastic to minimize space and prolong their shelf life.

Economical
With custom sheet labels, you don’t need to print more than you need. Choose the label size you want and print different designs without creating a separate order for each new artwork.

NEW Custom Shapes
Customize sheet labels according to your brand or preference. With custom shapes, there’s a style that’s made for everyone. Whether it’s a heart, a star or a half-circle, custom shapes allow you to create designs that reflect your personality.

PrintRunner’s easy to use product calculator lets you quickly choose the perfect shape for your sheet labels. Just choose between Basic Shapes and Custom Shapes.

Looking for a traditional shape? Choose the basic shapes and pick the one that works best with your design. If you want to create a unique look or get more personalization, choose custom shapes. This option lets you have the same design or print multiple artworks on a single sheet.


How to Choose the Best Size for Your Sheet Labels

We have four (4) sheet sizes you can choose from:

  • 3.5” x 8”
  • 4” x 6”
  • 5.5” x 8.5”
  • 8.5” x 11”

The number of labels per sheet depends on both the size of the sheet and label you choose. The smaller the size, the more labels you can print.

For reference, here’s a quick comparison of the standard rectangle label sizes and their corresponding quantities on an 8.5” x 11” sheet:

Label Size
Quantity per Sheet
2.685” x 1”
30 labels per sheet
3.5” x 2”
12 labels per sheet
4” x 2”
10 labels per sheet
4” x 3.33”
6 labels per sheet
5” x 4”
4 labels per sheet

Sheet labels allow more wiggle room for printing different designs per order. These adhesive labels are easy to peel off and apply. Choose from (2) two coating options to enhance your labels: uncoated and high gloss.

Uncoated is best for labels that you want to write on. With this finish, the colors in your artwork may look muted. High gloss coating is UV-resistant. It’s not writable because of its glossy finish. Both label materials are not waterproof.

Order sheet labels now from PrintRunner and have them ready to ship in three (3) business days.



Design Tips for Sheet Labels

Before getting started, here are some quick label printing and design tips to keep in mind:

  • Choose an appropriate label size based on your purpose. Are you printing address labels? Those are okay in small sizes to read up close. Will you apply these labels on a product? Is your product displayed in store shelves or online? Make sure to choose a size that customers can read from at least two feet away.
  • Enhance designs with the right coating. Gloss coating makes designs pop and adds vibrance to colorful labels. Matte softens colors and adds a chalky yet elegant effect that suits dark and bold hues.
  • Separate information with fonts. Consider using 2 to 3 fonts to help readers easily digest your label information. If it’s the headline or the title of the product, choose a bold and eye-catching font to ensure that’s the first thing customers will read. When combining contrasting fonts, one should be more prominent than the other. This establishes hierarchy.


Not sure what label size and material to order? You can request a free sample kit and we’ll deliver it to your address. This kit includes our popular print products, a swatch kit for materials, and information about sizing and folding.


Recommended Reading

How to Make Stickers: A Fast and Easy Guide
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Question and Answer

The number of labels depends on the size you choose. If you need more labels in one sheet, we recommend choosing 2.685” x 1”, which contains 30 labels per sheet. To know more about sizes and quantities, please refer to the table above.  

The uncoated white paper sticker is best for labels that you need to write on.  

Since the labels are printed digitally, you can create as many designs as possible in your artwork. To start your project, click the Upload My Artwork link. You can also upload your design later by choosing Buy Now/Upload Later.  

Upload your design using the order calculator then select I need a PDF proof under the proofing options. Our prepress team will email you with a PDF file for your approval. Note that this may take a few hours. We will only print your design once you have approved the PDF proof.  

This depends on your printing turnaround and shipping time. You can check the estimated delivery date of your order using the order calculator. Just select your preferred printing specs and printing turnaround time, then click Estimate Delivery Date & Shipping Cost. Input your ZIP code and calculator generates shipping options and costs you can choose from.  

Printing Specs


Label Sizes
Sheet labels are available in different sizes. Each sheet will contain a specific number of labels depending on the size chosen. Make sure that each sticker design is at least 1” x 1” with 0.25” of space in between.

  • 4” x 6”
  • 3.5” x 8”
  • 5.5” x 8.5”
  • 4” x 3.33” labels = 6 labels per sheet
  • 8.5” x 11”
Custom sizes are also available in the following dimensions:
Width: 3” to 8.5”
Height: 3” to 11”

Paper
Sheet labels are printed on different materials. Please note that some materials are available only for specific shapes:

Basic Shapes
  • Uncoated – best for writing on; indoor use only
  • 70 lb. label high gloss – bend-and-peel paper with self-adhesive back; use only permanent markers for writing

Custom Shapes
  • 70 lb. label gloss – bend-and peel material with self-adhesive back; indoor use only; use permanent markers only
  • 70 lb. label matte –bend-and-peel material with non-reflective finish; indoor use only; use ballpoint pens and permanent markers for writing
  • 70 lb. label high gloss – ultra-shiny finish brings out the colors in your design; indoor use only and writable with permanent markers
  • 4 mil. white vinyl – great for indoor and outdoor use; can be written on with permanent ink markers


Download Blank Print Templates

Set up your print file with correct trim and folding lines by downloading a blank template for your preferred design software. 

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