While you may not have this much fun labelling your honey jars there is no reason why it can't be enjoyable and creative. Note that this posting is for backyard, non professional beekeepers. The legal regulations for labelling honey jars for sale vary according to where you live. In Europe this includes whether or not your honey contains pollen (has not been microfiltered) or was derived from Genetically Modified Plants. In my opinion both of these considerations are very important and should be included on commercially produced honey.
Whether you are canning produce from your garden, bottling jams or labelling honey jars most of us will begin with hand written labels meant to identify the product and when it was produced (Jars can get lost in the pantry for years). A good idea is to get your children to do this.
By using label templates you can easily upgrade the design of your labels. I have found that they are easy to use and allow your to personalize a gift.
I have compiled a group of templates free to use for the backyard, non professional beekeeper here. Note these are free for non profit use only. The first step is to choose the template of your choice. There is a wide range to choose from. You can also use your own photographs.
Once you have chosen your label you can use a free image editing program like Gimp or my favourite Photoscape to add words to your template. With photoscape you open the program, go to editor, choose your template on the left side, click on "Object" and choose either "Text" or "Rich Edit" to add words. You can then choose the size, type and colour of font you want to use. When finished save your label, print it, cut it out and glue to your jar. I use regular printing paper and minimal glue as a lot of glue tends to discolour the label.
Botulism in honey is a risk to babies under the age of 1 year. Although the risk is minimal it is recommended (to be on the safe side) that you not feed honey to infants under the age of one. If you are giving jars to those you don't know you may want to include a warning label.
The regulations on labelling food products is changing constantly and very dependant on where you live. For example in Florida beekeepers are now allowed to sell their honey from home (not stores) using a Florida Cottage Food Label as long as they do not exceed $15,000 in revenue.