Stay organized and stress free with the Brother P-touch labeller
DOLLARD-DES-ORMEAUX, QC, Nov. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The holidays are bustling
with parties, shopping, baking and decorating leaving us with little
time for anything else. A recent survey by Leger and Brother Canada
revealed that 86 per cent of Canadians want to save time this holiday
season. With tips from Brother and certified professional organizer,
Hellen Buttigieg, Canadians can give themselves the gift of time thanks
to the Brother P-touch labeller - perfect for baking holiday treats,
wrapping gifts, decorating your home and entertaining more easily.
"The holidays can be very overwhelming and stressful time of year, but
they don't have to be," says Hellen Buttigieg, author of Organizing Outside of the Box. "Labelling is not just for the label retentive - it can help everyone
save time and stay organized, allowing them to focus on what really matters, rather than untangling their holiday lights."
Nearly 80 per cent of Canadian women agree that labelling items such as
holiday décor would save them time and help them be more organized, and
73 per cent agree that clearly labelled boxes would help them find
things more easily in storage.
"We've all experienced the frustration of not being able to find the
ornaments and gift wrap supplies buried away in the basement or
garage," adds Buttigieg. "Rather than playing a losing game of
hide-and-seek, use the Brother P-touch labeller to help you neatly pack
away and clearly mark each box with the item, colour and type, making
every year's holiday decorating and wrapping quick and easy!"
Buttigieg suggests other ways the Brother P-touch labeller can help
simply your life during the holidays.
In the kitchen:
Label all your holiday baking supplies so you're never caught confusing
cinnamon and nutmeg again (56 per cent of Canadians think that
labelling would help them better organize their holiday baking
Label containers of homemade holiday treats stored in the freezer so you
can have them ready for guests… both expected and surprise
Organize containers of holiday wrap, ribbon and bows by colour and type
so you can easily identify the perfect packaging for your gifts
Place indoor and outdoor lights in separate, clear storage boxes and
clearly label the area of your home they are used for - making
decorating a cinch!
Make gift tags - perfect for Secret Santa to disguise your handwriting -
and avoid confusion about which gift belongs to whom (56 per cent agree
labelling would help prevent mix-ups with gifts)
Create elegant name cards for each place setting at dinner parties
Help guests differentiate between Brie and Camembert by labelling each
variety on your cheese plate with festive ceramic picks or create
"flags" with red and green toothpicks
After all the gifts are unwrapped and the festivities wind down, there's
an opportunity to clear the clutter in your home and get ready for a
fresh new year. Canadians agree: 64 per cent say that a labeller would
help them get organized after the holidays. Focus on areas of your home
that need a little TLC like the junk drawer, front closet, the kids'
playroom, basement and tool shed. Put things away neatly in containers
or boxes, organized by type/size/purpose, and use the Brother P-touch
labeller to clearly mark the contents - making your home organized and
The P-touch also makes a great gift for the "organizer wannabe" or neat
freak on your list and is available in a variety of models at Staples
stores across Canada or on brother.ca starting from $39.99.
*About the Survey:
The survey was completed online from Tuesday, October 8, 2013, to
Thursday, October 10, 2013, with a sample of 1,501 Canadians using
Leger's online panel, LegerWeb,.
About Brother International Corporation (Canada)
Brother Canada was established in Montreal in 1960 and is part of a
network of companies belonging to Brother Industries Ltd., a six
billion dollar (USD) company headquartered in Nagoya, Japan that
employs more than 29,000 people in 44 countries and regions. Brother
markets a wide range of reliable and affordable equipment for business
and home, and is known for employing great people who deliver a
superior customer experience.
Recent awards include PC Mag Reader's Choice Award for five consecutive
years and the internationally recognized iF Product Design Award 2011
that recognized seven products for innovation and quality of design.
Visit us at www.brother.ca
Image with caption: "The Brother P-touch label maker is the perfect tool for getting organized and saving time this holiday season. It also makes a great gift for the "label retentive" person on your list, and is available at Staples stores nation-wide or at www.brother.ca. The PTD200 retails for $49.99. (CNW Group/Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131119_C8697_PHOTO_EN_33539.jpg
SOURCE: Brother International Corporation (Canada) Ltd.
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