Vintage Candy Bar Wrappers - Photo Tutorial
Materials You Will Need:
1. Cardstock or Matte Photo Paper
( I prefer LD Heavy Coated Inkjet Paper
it's inexpensive and prints in vivid colors. )
3. Double Sided Tape ( I prefer Scor-Pal )
4. Regular Size Chocolate Candy Bars 1.45 oz. to 1.55 oz.
5. Access to a printer. If you don't have a printer most Public Libraries will allow you to bring your own cardstock or matte photo paper and they usually charge a nominal fee. You can always
call them in advance to find out their pricing.
Open the Do Not Open Until December 25th PDF
Click here to open printable PDF
Before printing make sure that the “fit to page” selection is NOT selected so they print out the correct size.
Load your printer with your cardstock or matte photo paper and print the wrapper.
Cut out the candy wrappers with your best “paper” scissors. I’ve accidentally used my good fabric scissors before and ruined them.
Once your wrappers have been cut out turn them over and place them on the table so the white side of the paper is facing you.
the double sided tape on make sure you are taping the top and bottom of the wrappers and not the sides.
See image below for how I put the
tape at the top and on the bottom section of the back side.
Start with the top of the wrapper and pull the paper off the tape.
Lay your candy bar on the inside of the wrapper and fold the top portion of the wrapper over about a half inch.
You can look to make sure the wording on the wrapper is aligned where the top front folds over so your words aren’t up too far on the fold.
I’ve goofed a few times and it easily pulls up
to adjust as long as you don’t press down too hard on the tape.
Once it is aligned where you want it, press down on the wrapper so the tape is adhered well.
Remove the tape from the bottom side of the wrapper and fold over the candy bar. Align the straight edge of the bottom up with the top and press down to seal. See image below:
You’ve now mastered the art of wrapping candy bars! Now you are ready to wrap your next one with the 2nd wrapper on your printed sheet that you cut out.
I’ve found it’s cheaper to buy the candy bars
in the 6 packs they sell. This wrapper works well with dark chocolate, cookies and creme, and milk chocolate bars.
These have been a huge hit with coworkers, friends, and to use as stocking stuffers.