How to make 1.5 ounce candy bar wrappers

Written by jennifer magnesi
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
How to make 1.5 ounce candy bar wrappers
Gifts of chocolate are appreciated. (chocolate bar image by terex from Fotolia.com)

Creating chocolate bar wrappers is one way to customise a gift. These personalised gifts work for birthdays, baby showers, wedding favours, graduations and other important holidays. Have fun creating your wrappers and get creative with different fonts, personalised messages and photos.

Go one step further by creating a chocolate bar wrapper that mimics the original chocolate bar wrapper. Find a font similar to the one used in the brand name wrapper. Enter a fun message under the ingredients list. There are no boundaries or rules for making chocolate bar wrappers.

Skill level:
Easy

Other People Are Reading

Things you need

  • Computer
  • Microsoft Publisher program
  • Paper
  • Printer
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick

Show MoreHide

Instructions

  1. 1

    Open Microsoft Publisher. Click on "Blank Page Sizes." Scroll down and click on "Create Custom Page Size."

  2. 2

    Name the new template and set the page sizes. Set the width to 5 inches and the length to 5.25 inches. Click "OK," then click "Create."

  3. 3

    Decorate your label by setting a backround and adding text and pictures. To set the background colour, click on "Format" in the toolbar, then click on "Background." Click on "Select More Colors." Choose the desired colour. Design the label, using the font tool to select a typeface and size. To insert images, click "Insert," "Picture" and then "From File." Find the image you want. Double-click on the image. Once done, click on "Save." Name your file. Click "OK."

  4. 4

    Print your chocolate bar wrapper by clicking on "File," then "Print."

  1. 1

    Open Microsoft Word. Click on "Page Layout" in the toolbar, then click on "More Paper Sizes."

  2. 2

    Set the candy wrapper page sizes. Set width to 5 inches and height to 5.25 inches. Click "OK."

  3. 3

    Decorate your chocolate bar wrapper. Set the background, text and insert images. Click on "Format" in the toolbar, then click on "Background" to set the background colour. Click on "Select More Colors." Choose the desired colour. Using the font tool to select a typeface and size. Click "Insert" and then "Pictures" to add images. Double-click on the image.Click on "Save" once you're done. Name the file. Click "OK."

  4. 4

    Print your chocolate bar wrapper by clicking on "File," then "Print."

  1. 1

    Use scissors to cut out the wrapper from the printed page. Place the wrapper, printed side down, on your work surface. Place the chocolate bar, face down, in the middle of the wrapper.

  2. 2

    Fold the sides of the wrapper over the chocolate bar and press down lightly. If you are placing the wrapper on top of the original chocolate bar wrapper, you can glue the sides down.

  3. 3

    Fold the bottom of the wrapper over the chocolate bar, pressing lightly. Fold the top of the wrapper over the chocolate bar and apply glue to hold it together.

Tips and warnings

  • You can also use double-sided tape to hold your wrapper together by placing a piece of tape on the inside of the label and applying light pressure.

Don't Miss

Filter:
  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
Sort:
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the eHow.co.uk site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.