Personalised chocolate bar wrappers

A great way to personalise and make a gift, even a small one, special, is to customise the wrapping. I like to take pics of my cats and bring them into Photoshop, obviously any photo manipulation SW will do, eg, Gimp and dress them up using filters. 

One of my favourites is the watercolour effect and them use brushes to add snowflakes or other theme-related doodahs. It’s very simple.

Step 1. Buy a bar of chocolate.

Step 2. Measure the length and the width of the front (where you want to display your chosen image or graphic then scale or crop your chosen image to size.

Step 3. Print the image on some good quality paper, appropriate to the theme. Conqueror metallic champagne was one of my go-tos but it’s very hard to get now.

Step 4. Take off the chocolate bar’s outer wrapper and fold round the new personalised cover. A dob of PVA glue will secure it round the back.

Beautiful beloved Homer, died September 2011 aged 21.