Cut out a label to the correct size from the light-coloured paper. You can use the size of the original label on the bottle as a guide, or make it larger so you have more space to write in.
Add your text to the label in large letters using the calligraphy pen or marker. By using large letters and not leaving much space in between them you will increase the graphical impact (see picture), and you can enhance the effect even more by using all of the paper right up to the very edges. We've prepared a sample alphabet for you.
Soak the original label off the glass bottle with water and then dry the bottle. Alternatively, a label spray is available to purchase for labels where non-water-soluble adhesive has been used. Stick your own label to the glass bottle with glue or another suitable adhesive.
Creative tip: If you want to learn the basics of calligraphy (the art of beautiful writing) then take part in our online Calligraphy Training with graphic designer and calligraphy expert Birgit Nass.
Products and materials
- Light-coloured paper, scissors
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