The need for return address labels could be because you've recently run out of labels, or maybe you've moved, or possibly you would just like to get some that are different (really stand out). Whatever your reason may be, when you custom make them online you can get exactly what you want, even photo labels with a picture of your home on them, or maybe a picture of your family. They have become very popular.
When you think about it return labels say a lot. Many of the pieces of mail that I receive don't even get opened because of the return address. On the other hand some of the mail I get is opened immediately because of the return address labels. They make a statement, and have the potential to make an even greater statement.
If you're simply mailing a payment to someone, the only importance of the return label is to help insure that your payment reaches its intended destination or comes back to you, so that you can somehow get it handled. However, if you're sending a letter or thank you note, or possibly a Christmas card to someone, you want to make sure that they know who it came from.
Furthermore, it really helps your personal card or note make a more memorable impression when you have some very distinct custom made return address labels on the envelopes. The combination of the memorable card or letter along with the custom return label really makes it stand out.
To custom make your return labels you only need one or two things. If you want to make them a photo return label, then you need a digital picture that you want to use transferred to your computer. Otherwise, all you need is an Internet based company that has return label designs, as well as features and options that you really like. Once you're online with the right company, it's simply a matter of following their step-by-step design and ordering interface until your custom made return address labels are completed to your exact specifications.
Return labels are fun to make, and once you start using them you'll realize that they do make a statement. Sometimes little things can make a big difference. With the low cost, and the fact that you can make them online from the comfort of your home, most people continue to make their own return labels, once they're introduced to the idea. They work.