Product Information: Celebrate The Wisdom Of Winnie The Pooh With Stikins ® Labels
Today is Winnie The Pooh Day! We’re celebrating with our favourite pieces of wisdom from Winnie the Pooh (and friends) along with our top tips to help you find joy in the ordinary things – like using name labels!
“They’re funny things, Accidents. You never have them till you’re having them.” – Eeyore
It’s all too easy to put things down and forget about them – especially for young children trying to keep hold of their stuff at school. School uniforms and kit are often identical or very similar in appearance, which makes it easy for items to get mixed up in a busy classroom, cloakroom, or changing room.
“I am not lost, for I know where I am. But, however, where I am may be lost.” – Winnie The Pooh
When items get mixed up or go missing, it can be difficult to figure out where to return them. Many children are reluctant to accept items from the Lost Property box without knowing for sure that something belongs to them. Name labels are a simple way to return found items to their rightful owner.
“The things that make me different are the things that make me ME.” – Piglet
There are lots of different labelling products, including stick on name labels, iron on name tags, and sew-in name tapes. We supply stick on name labels – but what makes our labels different to everyone else’s?
Stikins ® labels are made with a super thin, super soft, and super flexible material and a unique adhesive. This means our name labels can be applied onto hard, soft, and flexible surfaces – including wash-care labels in clothing. Stikins ® labels are soft against skin, which means they won’t cause irritation when used in clothing. The adhesive is designed to survive trips through the washing-machine, tumble-dryer, dishwasher, microwave, or simply just the good old kitchen sink.
"We'll be friends forever, won't we, Pooh?" // "Even longer." – Piglet & Winnie The Pooh
Our name labels have been independently tested for 60 washes at 40 degrees. They’ve also been thoroughly tested by thousands of families across the UK. In fact, many of our customers have found that our name labels outlast the uniform they were used to label.
"When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen." – Winnie The Pooh
Stikins ® labels are multipurpose name labels, which means you can use them to label pretty much everything and anything. They can be used as clothes name tags on clothing and fabric items, where they should be applied onto the wash-care label. You can also use them on shoes and bags, lunch boxes and water bottles, books and stationery, tablets and mobiles, and (of course) all of those essential extras that you want to keep safe when you’re going on an Adventure.
We supply full instructions for use with all of our orders. You'll also find a copy on our website, along with tips and tricks to get the most out of your stick on name labels.
"My spelling is Wobbly. It’s good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places." —Winnie-the-Pooh
Stikins ® labels are white labels printed with a black font. This combination allows your text to stand out clearly making it simple for children (and adults) to read each label.
Our system counts the number of characters you have requested and automatically selects the largest font size that will allow all of your text to fit neatly onto your name labels (which are 30mm wide by 15mm high). We recommend a maximum of 15-20 characters per line, although you can use up to 22.
If you are using a total of 12 or fewer characters, use the one line layout to get the biggest possible font size.
You can also leave a line blank if you want to add in additional information at a later date. Use the space bar on your keyboard to enter two blank spaces to leave a line blank. Remember to use a suitable laundry pen so that your writing won’t be washed away in the washing machine!
“It's so much more friendly with two.” – Piglet
We often get asked if we can split a pack between two (or more) names. Unfortunately, our system automatically prints the same text onto every label within a pack so we cannot do this. We do, however, have a few ways for you to share or split a pack yourself:
- Use a surname only (or “Surname Family” / “Family Surname”).
- Use an initial and surname if your family members share an initial.
- Request a blank line and a surname so you can write in the name you need.
- Enter two names and cut them up to create individual name labels (e.g. enter "Name/Initial 1 Surname Name/Initial 2” on one lineor enter "Name 1" on line 1 and "Name 2" on line 2).
- Enter two names and share (e.g. “Name 1 & Name 2” on line 1 and “Surname” on line 2).
We also offer a 10% discount on any order that contains three or more packs; if you don’t need three packs yourself, why not club together with family and friends to qualify for the discount.
“I do remember, and then when I try to remember I forget.” – Winnie The Pooh
Don’t worry if you forget to order name labels. We offer super quick despatch and delivery so you can get sticking in no time at all. We print and post name labels every day (Monday to Friday) all year round. Orders placed before 3pm despatch SAME DAY, while orders placed after 3pm, over the weekend, or on Bank Holidays despatch next working day.
We despatch all orders by Royal Mail’s first class service as standard; around 93% of first class items arrive next day – although it can take up to five working days for delivery.
"A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference." – Eeyore
Our school fundraising scheme allows parents to raise money for their child’s school when they order name labels. Our school fundraisers are given a fundraising number and every order we receive where that number is quoted will earn commission for the school.
“Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering.” – Winnie The Pooh
We believe that name labelling should be a quick and simple job that parents can get done and then move on to the more important things in life. We’ve designed our name labels to be quick and simple to apply and order. Order online or by phone (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday).
You simply need to let us know what you want printing, how many name labels you want, and where we need to send them. If you order online, we’ll send you an email to let you know that your order has been successful and send another to let you know when your name labels are on their way!
Order Stick On Name Labels And Avoid The (Oh) Bother Of Iron-On & Sew-In Labels
You can find out more about our name labels and our school fundraising scheme by visiting our information pages online. You can also get in touch with our Customer Service Team who will be happy to answer any questions or queries that you might have about our labels.