Christmas always seems so far away, but it’s not. With each passing day, the holiday inches closer and closer, bringing with it an increasing number of demands - including finding the perfect gift! It can feel overwhelming and impossible but, thankfully, it doesn’t have to be that way. Finding the perfect gift can be easy and doesn’t even have to take up too much of your time.

All of the custom Avery templates and designs come in handy over the holidays, which is why we have come up with these handy-dandy DIY gift options to help lighten your load this holiday season. We have so many clever and delightful gift ideas that are guaranteed to be a hit at any seasonal gathering without taking up too much of your time.

Who doesn’t like getting chocolate at Christmas? That’s what makes chocolate such an ideal gift during the festive season. The only problem is that handing over a recently purchased bar of the sweet stuff can feel like a somewhat impersonal gift. Well, not anymore! Avery has come up with a perfect way to transform a traditional chocolate bar into a personalized treat. Even better, it’s a simple process that can be achieved in a few easy steps.

rectangular label 22827

1.Make sure that you have some of Avery’s Removable Durable Rectangular Labels (22827) and then head on over to Avery Design and Print to start customizing.

candy cane template

2. Search your product number to find a template that will suit your personal gifting needs like this elegantly festive Candy Cane Pattern design with plenty of space to personalize your message. As with any Avery product, there are a vast number of custom templates available, making it easy for you to find the perfect template for your perfect chocolate bar label.

personalized chocolate bar template

3. Get the chocolate bar of your choice and peel off the exterior label so that all that’s left is the foil.

holiday chocolate bar templates

4. Print your labels using your home printer or let Avery WePrint Custom Printing do the work for you!

christmas chocolate bar label

5. Peel the label off of the sheet.

christmas chocolate bar label

6. Stick the label on the chocolate bar.

And just like that, your Christmas chocolate bars will never be the same again. Don’t forget, you can write any message you want. Make your chocolate personal! The possibilities are endless and since the process is so simple, you could make personalized chocolate bars for every person on your Christmas list in a matter of minutes!

Avery provides the ideas, tools, and tips to make your Christmas special. So what are you waiting for? Get started making your own personalized Christmas chocolate bars today, and by the time the holidays roll around, all you’ll need to do is pass out the presents and collect the praise!

Watch a full instructional video here to see how fun and simple this process will be. offers innovative products to make life easier—at work, home, school, and small business. Shop our wide variety of products now, or get inspired with our blog and design gallery full of ideas for your next project.