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Paper Stickers

Our correction paper labels - also known as opaque labels and block-out labels - are great for if you've made an error. Save money and correct mistakes with a correction printed label.


Correction Paper Labels

Correction Paper Labels

Our correction paper labels or cover-up stickers are great if you've made an error on your printed literature that you need covering up. Also known as opaque labels and block-out labels, they're great for anything that needs re-labelling as the opaque material ensures complete block out from anything underneath the correction paper label. Available in many shapes and sizes. 


Mistakes can be inevitable and even if you’re infallible things change, so it’s useful to have a fallback solution ready if you need it. Cover up any mistakes or old information without the need to reprint anything and reducing the financial cost that would entail.

Adhesives & Finishes

Available in a permanent adhesive with an opaque grey backing. The uncoated finish can be written on with a ballpoint pen. Our correction paper label templates have 2mm radius corners as standard but can be square cut individually if required. All paper labels are digitally printed in high-quality CMYK and are finished to be as imperceptible as possible, blending in almost seamlessly with your book, letter or another medium.

Usage of Cover-up Labels

Need to cover the old address with the new on your printed letterheads or brochures, or maybe you need to over-label existing information such as product descriptions, foreign languages, ingredients and barcodes? Correction paper sticky labels are perfect for this.


Correction to invitations are also a common use, whether you’ve changed your mind about something for your wedding or need to change the venue of a party at the last minute or the band cancelled on you for a different gathering an invitation change need not be prohibitively expensive but a breeze.


If you need a more robust label to cover anything or you need a custom shape or size then try our vinyl range that can be found via our waterproof correction stickers page.  


Product Specification

Often rectangular, they are made from a high bulk 70gsm wood-free uncoated paper. Excellent whiteness and smoothness achieving quality printed results. A dark grey coating under adhesive to give high opacity, the ‘block-out’ effect. Mainly used to cover errors on printed literature. A non-waterproof material, however it will resist small amounts of water and moisture. As they are made of paper, they can be written on with a ballpoint pen, pencil, felt-tip or almost any writing implement if you need to make further amendments.


Surface Finish:
Paper Weight:
70 GSM
Available Adhesive:
Permanent aqueous acrylic emulsion adhesive
Application Temperature:
Service Temperature:
-20°C to +100°C
Perceived Tack:

Safety Regulations

Approved for indirect contact on foods.
The adhesive conforms to the EN71-3 (Toy Safety) & Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations.




We aim to print, finish and dispatch all orders within 48 hours of PDF proof approval. Your next day delivery has already been included in your price, so there will be no surprises at checkout.

This covers delivery to any UK mainland address, we also give you a 1 hour delivery window via text or email, so you don’t have to wait in all day for your order to arrive, we know how frustrating this can be.

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Quality Guarantee

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Why use Handy Labels?

  • Trust - every order comes with our Handy Promise
  • No hidden extras - VAT & Delivery included
  • Large selections of shapes, sizes and materials
  • Huge material range to suit all budgets and uses
  • Minimum order quantity of just 25 labels
  • FREE online Handy Designer
  • Simple-to-use online ordering system
  • Fast, helpful customer service
  • Rapid sticker and label turnaround times
  • Trackable order delivery service
  • Great quality and value for money
  • FREE label and sticker sample service
  • Handy Rewards loyalty benefits
  • UK based with all work produced in-house
  • Pay by Credit/Debit Cards, Paypal, Cheque, BACS
  • Unique environmentally friendly policy