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Place A Summer Order For Your Summer-Proof Name Labels!

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Regardless of whether you’re getting organised for your summer holidays or getting ahead of the “Back To School” rush, it’s important that the name labels you buy are able to survive day in and day out – throughout the whole year.

Our name labels are made with brilliantly advanced materials that allow them to remain firmly in place for as long as possible BUT we’ve also taken steps to make sure that both our labels AND their print are summer-proof to make sure that your labels remain clear and legible all summer long.

The summer brings with it a whole heap of challenges for name label products; in addition to sweaty necks, sticky ice creams and sugary drinks (and the resulting sticky fingers that follow), name labels will (hopefully) also be exposed to sun creams and lotions, which can be a problem for the print used to create these products. Many sun creams and lotions use ingredients (such as titanium dioxide) that are incredibly helpful when it comes to protecting us from the sun BUT that will react with the print used on name labels and cause that print to fade or to disintegrate entirely.

Back in 2013, we sourced brand new inks for our Stikins ® name labels to ensure that the print we use would remain completely resistant to the ingredients commonly used in sun creams and lotions – allowing our products to survive all summer long. We also tested our Trons ® name transfers, when we introduced them in 2014, to ensure that they were also fully resistant to these sun creams and lotions.

We have continued to test our name labels against a variety of these sun care products to ensure that your name labels will be as summer-proof as possible, even when manufacturers make a change to the ingredients they use. Our latest tests have shown that both of our name label products remain resistant to the majority of market leading sun creams and lotions (including those designed specifically for both children and individuals with sensitive skin).

We would add that the one exception is sun creams and lotions that are alcohol based; alcohol is a solvent and, as such, will cause the print on name labels to disintegrate rapidly. While these products are more likely to be targeted at adults (rather than families or children), you might find that the sun care products you end up using this summer contain some alcohol based ingredients. If this is the case, you simply need to allow plenty of time for the alcohol in these products to evaporate away before putting on clothing or handling items that have had one of our name labels applied (this can take anything from a few seconds to a few minutes).

You can find out more about how sun care products affect name labels on our “Sun Cream Resistant Name Labels” information page; alternatively, you can find out more about our Stikins ® name labels and Trons ® name transfers on our information pages, or you can go ahead and place an order for your very own name labels that will last throughout the summer and on into the school year ahead.

Enjoy Peace Of Mind This Summer With Fantastically Flexible Name Labels From Label Planet

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

While you might be thinking that name labels are a “Back To School” purchase to be made at some point later in the summer holidays, we like to think that our name labels can be quite the little helper when it comes to making the most of your summer break.

Whatever you’ve got planned, it’s more than likely that a large part of your summer will be spent herding your children and various belongings around a variety of locations in the hopes of ending the break with as many items as you started (or, at the very least, without finding that you’ve ended up with fewer items than you started out with).

Name labels are a quick and easy way to bring some extra peace of mind to your trips, by making it a whole lot easier for items to be returned should the worst happen. Our Trons ® name transfers fuse and bond with fabric items to create a completely permanent name label, while our Stikins ® name labels will simply stick in and stay in, whether you apply them to clothing and towels (where you should apply your labels onto the wash-care label) or onto all those extras that you simply have to take with you, from buckets and spades, camping gear and swimming stuff, and, of course, all of those assorted “tools of distraction” that you might need to earn a few moments of peace and quiet.

If you’re ordering labels to help keep things safe on a family trip, you might want to order a pack (or packs) that you can share among family members; we have many customers who choose to enter “Family Surname” or simply “Surname” on one line along with a piece of contact information (such as a phone number) to help keep their possessions safe.

You can find out more about our name labels by visiting our Stikins ® Information and Trons ® Information pages, take a read through the reviews left by existing customers on our Stikins ® and Trons ® product pages for more ideas on how you can use your name labels, or simply go ahead and take the plunge by placing an order for your very own set of summer labels to keep your stuff safe through to September (and beyond!).

Stikins ® – Easy To Use Name Labels For The Whole Family

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

While you might think that name labels are just for making sure that your children’s belongings make it safely back home from school, our versatile stick on name labels are perfect for EVERY member of your family – from the youngest to the eldest – and can be used to make sure that almost any item is safely and securely labelled.

Name Labels For Children
Stikins ® were designed to withstand the rough and tumble of the school year and to be as simple as possible to apply and use; the bold black font means it is really easy to read the name (or information) on each label so your child can easily find (and keep hold of) their belongings in the chaos of the school classroom (and changing room and playground).

These multipurpose name labels can be used to label all kinds of things, from clothing and fabric items (where they should be applied onto the wash-care label), bags and shoes (apply them beneath the tongue or onto the side wall of shoes), and onto personal belongings, such as lunch boxes and water bottles, books and stationery, or even phones and tablets. The labels are discrete enough that they won’t be plastered all over their belongings and smooth enough that they won’t cause any irritation against their skin when applied into clothing – which means your children are free to get on with their day!

Name labels are an easy way to make your children’s belongings that extra bit secure and can also help to teach your children about being responsible for their possessions, help younger children recognise and identify their own name, and can also be used as extra medical alerts if your children have any medical conditions or allergies.

They’re also a pretty useful tool if your children have a lot of similar (if not identical) belongings; sticking a name label onto these items is an instant way to put an end to arguments and tantrums about which item belongs to which child.

Name Labels For Parents
Our name labels were designed with busy parents in mind, which means that we’ve tried to make them as quick and easy to use as possible. These multipurpose name labels simply peel off their backing sheet and can be applied onto the wash-care label of clothing and fabric items or directly onto all sorts of personal belongings – this means that these name labels take only a moment of your time to apply and will safely and securely label pretty much all of your children’s belongings so you don’t end up having to buy replacements time and time again.

BUT they’re also a pretty useful tool if you want to get organised yourself or if you’re trying to keep your stuff safe at work or on trips away. For example, if you work in a busy shared environment and share equipment with colleagues – or if you use equipment that is identical to that used by your colleagues – name labels are an easy way to get your tools labelled to avoid problems with items getting mixed up or misplaced (or, indeed, to avoid issues with colleagues helping themselves to anything in the communal fridge).

They’re also useful for labelling up personal belongings and any specialist equipment that you have for holidays or hobbies; you can add your name and phone number to help make sure that any items you take with you on trips or holidays is easily returned to you should anything go missing.

Name Labels For Grandparents
Stikins ® are a great helping hand if you have a relative who is moving or has moved into residential care or a nursing home. Moving into a care home can be a stressful event for both the individual being moved and for the relatives and friends around them, and the process can often be an abrupt one. Name labels can help to ease this process by removing the worry of making sure that your relative’s belongings stay safe.

For example, care homes tend to use shared laundry facilities and it can be difficult and/or time consuming for staff to ensure that items are returned to the correct owner; labelling your relative’s clothing (and other fabric items) makes it quick and simple for members of staff for sort and return these items and so prevent the unnecessary stress caused by mix ups or items going missing. They’re also useful for bringing some extra piece of mind (and security) if your relative is taking certain items with them that are of significant emotional value, such as photo albums, books, trinkets, and ornaments.

To find out more about these brilliantly useful labels, you can take a look at our Stikins ® Information Page or read independent reviews from customers who are already using these labels; alternatively you can simply place an order and find out for yourself how useful these labels can be!

Get Ready For Some Fun In The Sun (Or Dodging The Rainclouds) With Name Labels From Label Planet

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Families across the country will be planning some Big Days Out to make the most of the summer holidays and that means getting your kids AND their stuff out and about and back again – hopefully without losing anything on the way.

Whether you’re heading out for an afternoon picnic, a Grand Day Out somewhere, or off on holiday, making sure that all of your children’s belongings stay with them the whole time can turn into a big worry. Adding a name label to those items is a quick and easy way to give yourself peace of mind, so that – if the worst should happen – those items are easy to return.

Our name labels are made with a white (or silver) background and bold black font so they’re really easy to find and read if an item gets lost. Our Stikins ® name labels can be stuck onto all kinds of items, including clothing, shoes and bags, and personal belongings, while our Trons ® name transfers are an iron-on product that creates a completely permanent name label on any fabric item. Both of our name label products have been tested against exposure to market leading sun creams and lotions to ensure that the print remains intact and completely legible even if your labels are exposed to these creams and lotions (or even if they simply end up being handled by sweaty hands or rubbing against sweaty feet).

We advise that you apply your Stikins ® onto the wash-care label of garments and fabric items to ensure that they remain firmly in place, while they should be applied under the tongue or on the side wall of shoes to protect the print against the friction generated underfoot as your child moves around.

You can add basic information (such as a name) to your belongings or you can opt to add a piece of contact information (such as a phone number) so that you can be contacted directly if those belongings are found.

Our name labels can survive repeat trips through the washing machine, tumble-drier, microwave, and dishwasher so they’re ideal for use on ANY items that you want to keep securely labelled EVEN after you’ve given them a thorough washing once they’ve made it back home (especially if your trip turns into “sunshine and showers” rather than “fun in the sun”).

Visit our information pages to find out more about our name labels or visit our product pages to read independent reviews and to buy your very own set of name labels:
Stikins ® Information Page / Stikins ® Product Page
Trons ® Information Page / Trons ® Product Page

Get Your Gear Labelled – Be Prepared For Any Trip With Stikins ® Name Labels

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Traditionally name labels have only ever really been used to label school uniform (and really that’s the only thing that traditional iron on and sew in name labels are actually good for), but our Stikins ® are a truly inventive name label solution that’s perfect for modern day families and individuals who want their name labels to do even more!

These multipurpose name labels are made with incredibly advanced materials that allow them to adhere firmly and securely to all kinds of items, which means they can be used to label clothing and fabric items (where they should be applied to the wash-care label) AND pretty much any other item that you want to get labelled up.

Whether you’re off on an action-adventure holiday, a camping trip in the great outdoors, taking up a new sport or trying out a new hobby, or you simply want to make sure that all the creature comforts you’re taking with you stay safe, adding a name label to your belongings is a quick and easy way to keep them that extra bit safe in the event that your stuff gets mixed up or misplaced altogether.

Stikins ® are highly flexible, which means they’ll stick firmly in place on all kinds of surfaces and the bright white (or silver) background and bold, black font makes them extremely easy to spot and read when they’re needed, while they’re also small enough to be a completely discrete addition to your belongings.

They can be used to label any sporting equipment or camping gear that you need with you and can also be used to label up your bags and cases, as well as any shoes that you need to take with you (where they should be applied to the side wall or beneath the tongue to avoid the print disintegrating under the friction generated beneath your feet).

The print has also been tested against market leading sun creams and lotions, which are often made with ingredients that can cause print on other name label products to break down and disintegrate – so you can use these labels all summer long and the print will remain perfectly in place, whatever adventures you get up to.

To find out more about these brilliant labels, take a look at our Stikins ® Information Page; alternatively, if you’ve got stuff to get labelled and you’re ready to go, head over to our Stikins ® Product Page to order your Stikins ® now.

Stikins ® Name Labels; The Truly Multipurpose Name Label That Simply Sticks In & Stays In

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

While traditional name labels have always tended to be iron on or sew in labels that can only be used to label school uniform, our brilliant Stikins ® name labels are a truly modern alternative that are a handy helper for any busy household.

These labels are truly multipurpose and are a one-step name label solution to make sure that ALL of your child’s belongings make it safely home from school day after day after day, including their school uniform, shoes and bags, P.E. kits and equipment, books and stationery, and all those “essential” extras that they just have to have with them.

Designed with busy parents in mind and developed using the latest materials and manufacturing processes, Stikins ® name labels are the perfect solution to the problem of labelling school uniform (and equipment) quickly and easily, and can help save parents a lot of time (and money) to get on with the more fun things in life.

Our name labels are made with specially developed, highly advanced materials that allow these labels to simply stick in and stay in – with absolutely no sewing or ironing required. Stikins ® simply peel off their backing sheet and adhere firmly onto the wash-care label of garments (and other fabric items) or directly onto any equipment and personal belongings that your child needs (or wants) to keep with them. The softness and pliability of these labels mean that they won’t cause any irritation or discomfort – even if your child has sensitive skin – and the print is produced using an advanced ink that is fully resistant to market-leading sun creams and lotions (which may break down the print used on other name label products), which means that these labels will remain firmly in place and fully legible all year round.

Stikins ® are designed to withstand not only the stresses and strains of everyday life but also the rough and tumble of the endless cycle of washing and (tumble) drying required to keep school uniform fresh and tidy AND they can be used on items that will be put in the microwave or dishwasher (so there’s no chance of your child losing their lunch box and/or water bottle).

The bold, clear black font means that these labels are extremely easy to read when items get lost or misplaced and they can be printed with all kinds of useful information including a name and contact information, or even practical extras such as medical or allergy information.

Instead of buying separate sets of labels for use on clothing, shoes and bags, lunch boxes and water bottles, and other personal belongings, parents can simply buy a single pack of Stikins ® and get everything labelled in one go!

To find out more about these brilliant little labels you can visit our Stikins ® Information page for more detailed information about our product, or you can visit our Stikins ® product page to read over 1,100 independent product reviews (and over 2,500 merchant reviews) from parents across the country who have already given our products a very thorough testing. Alternatively, you can visit our Stikins ® product page to place an order for name labels today!

Have You Put Name Labels On Your Summer Planning List Yet?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

With summer due to roll around in a few weeks, you might find that your mind is drifting ahead and making plans for your summer holidays (unless, of course, you’re among the super organised and you’ve already got your plans and lists sorted!).

Whether you’re planning an exotic trip abroad, a “staycation” at home, or just getting out and about for some fun filled days, name labels are an excellent addition to your summer holiday list. Our Stikins ® are multipurpose name labels that can be used to label pretty much anything from clothing and shoes to bags and cases (and everything that you’re planning to throw in for your trip), which makes them a perfect little helper for making sure that everybody’s stuff makes it safely to your holiday destination of choice AND back again.

You can make sure that everyone has everything they need to make the most of your trip (or trips) without the risk of losing things along the way. Plus, we’ve also taken steps to make sure that our name labels remain unaffected by exposure to sun creams and lotions, which means that they’ll remain perfectly in place even if you’re planning to get active in the summer sun!

If you’re using your name labels to label things for the whole family you could buy a pack of labels for each person (and make the most of our 10% discount on orders of four or more packs) OR you could purchase labels with just your surname on and share them out amongst everyone – if you are buying labels for stuff that is going to be taken out and about, it’s also a good idea to add a contact number so that they are easier to return if you lose them in a public place.

Visit the Stikins ® information page to find out more about our name labels or visit our Stikins ® product page to buy yours now!

Read Our Reviews For Opinions From Parents Who’ve Already Put Them To The Test!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

At Label Planet, we do our very best to make sure our products are the best they can possibly be; we put them through vigorous in-house and independent testing, regularly ask for feedback from our customers, and even have members of staff using them for their own children’s clothing and belongings to keep a watchful eye on how well our name labels are working.

Of course, you don’t have to take our word for it; when you’re trying to decide whether a product is the right one for you, it’s always nice to hear from other people who have actually used that product in a real life setting – and that’s where our reviews come in.

We give all of our customers the opportunity to review our products (along with our general service and customer service) and tell us exactly what they think about them – including what they like and dislike, about how well (or not) they’ve worked for them, and even let us know all the different ways they’ve used their labels – with some coming up with suggestions that we’d never even thought of! We use the feedback and suggestions given by our customers in their reviews to update and improve our products and services wherever we can.

You can find all of our company reviews by clicking on one of the red “Reviews” buttons on the left and right of our website (for general reviews about our company and customer service) or read through the product reviews by scrolling down on our Stikins ® product page (for specific product reviews about our stick on name labels) and our Trons ® product page (for specific product reviews about our iron-on name transfers).

Got A School Trip Coming Up? Label EVERYTHING To Help Make Sure It All Comes Home!

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

While for some the last term of the school year signals the arrival of exams, for others it’s a time to look forward to educational outings and residential trips, which means that parents will be looking to make sure that their child both takes AND brings back with them a whole list of essential (and not so essential) items.

Schools trips often involve shepherding large groups of students around unfamiliar (and possibly very busy and/or cramped) places, usually at top speed – which means that there are plenty of opportunities for things to be put down and forgotten or accidentally dropped.

Name labels are a quick and easy way to help make it easier for lost items to make their way home from all kinds of outings and trips; if you know that you will be using your name labels for belongings that are going to be taken here, there, and everywhere, we recommend adding a piece of contact information so that your items can be returned if they get lost in a public place – alternatively, if you know that your child will be staying at a single venue and it is likely that Lost Property will be forwarded directly to the school, then their name is likely to be fine.

At Label Planet, we have two name label products, which can come in handy for trips in the following ways:

Trons ® name transfers: iron-on transfers that can be used to create a permanent name label on any fabric item.

Our iron-on name transfers are especially useful for residential trips where your child needs to take a variety of fabric items with them, including clothing, bedding, and towels.

Stikins ® name labels: stick on name labels that can be used to label all kinds of personal items along with fabric items.

Our stick on name labels are a quick and easy solution to getting EVERYTHING labelled because they are so versatile; the advanced adhesive and flexible material mean these labels can be applied onto clothing and fabric items (where they should be applied to the wash care label) as well as any equipment and personal items that your child needs (or wants) to take with them.

Visit our information pages to find out more about the two name label products we supply (Stikins ® Information / Trons ® Information) or visit our product pages to place an order (Buy Stikins ® / Buy Trons ®).

Stikins ® Name Labels – A Brilliant Tool To Help Guides, Brownies, Scouts, and Cubs Be Prepared For Trips & Camps

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Camping trips are a big part of both the Guiding and Scouting movements – and they can be a lot of fun!

Of course, these trips also involve the need to follow the traditional motto of “Be Prepared”, which usually translates to a lot of individuals being responsible for a stockpile of essential equipment that they need to keep track of throughout the entire camp – especially when their (very similar if not identical) equipment needs to be stored in shared living spaces.

Getting all that equipment labelled up is a quick and easy way to avoid mix ups when sharing close quarters and makes the process of packing up much more straight forward.

To be truly prepared for any eventuality, we recommend using our Stikins ® name labels; these versatile labels are a multipurpose name label that can be used to label pretty much anything and everything. They can be used to label clothing, shoes and bags, camping equipment, and those little extras that make camping trips all the more successful and enjoyable.

Our labels are also a pretty useful tool for groups themselves who may have their own equipment and supplies that they acquire on behalf of their members, which they can keep track of and secure by adding the group’s name and contact information to these all-important (and possibly quite expensive) items. They’re especially useful if your equipment is stored or used in spaces that are shared with other groups; for example, if your headquarters is based in a community facility or you are attending a Guiding or Scouting event with other groups (who all have their own equipment to keep track of).

Guiding and Scouting groups can also sign up to our commission scheme, which allows these groups to earn commission on orders of name labels placed on behalf of their members – this commission can be put towards all kinds of ongoing fundraising projects, whether they’re in support of a group itself, local or worldwide charities, or the local community.

Visit our website to find out more about our commission scheme, find out more about our products, or to place an order.