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Old 02-13-2013, 12:45 PM   #2291
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Here ya go...

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Old 02-13-2013, 12:48 PM   #2292
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I saw that some folks used paper bags for their labels, so I gave it a try. Turned out great!
Those look really good. Glad you guys are liking the paper bag idea...
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Old 02-13-2013, 01:36 PM   #2293
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i used gimp.
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:04 PM   #2294
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I saw that some folks used paper bags for their labels, so I gave it a try. Turned out great!
Very nice look! I really dig the brown paper bag look (we actually wrapped X-mas gifts in this the other year for a nice simple effect) and they look great with plain old black ink too with the brown adding some complexity to the design.

Also cool drawing, did you do it?
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:15 PM   #2295
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Boom! Microsoft Excel. Might have to make a thinner boarder on the outside but this was super easy to do. Super easy.

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Old 02-13-2013, 04:31 PM   #2296
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Very nice look! I really dig the brown paper bag look (we actually wrapped X-mas gifts in this the other year for a nice simple effect) and they look great with plain old black ink too with the brown adding some complexity to the design.

Also cool drawing, did you do it?
Nope, I don't have the skills for that. I hunted around on the internet and found this one. The site that I used is on the bottom of the label.
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Old 02-14-2013, 12:05 AM   #2297
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How are you guys adhering the paper bag labels to the bottle?

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Old 02-14-2013, 01:18 AM   #2298
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How are you guys adhering the paper bag labels to the bottle?
I used thinned Elmer's school glue. Not sure if this was the best way, but it worked.
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Old 02-14-2013, 02:51 AM   #2299
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I usually use glue sticks. They're cheap and effective.

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Old 02-14-2013, 03:42 AM   #2300
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I've been using gelatin lately, and it works great! Haven't tried it on the paper bag stock, but on standard printing paper it holds as long as you need it to, but comes off clean and easy in hot water (no need to boil, just hot tap water is enough).
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f46/use-knox-its-best-label-adhesive-354082/.

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