How to Make Bespoke By Crafty Capers Crackers with Wraps

We supply our wrap kits in both standard and jumbo sized crackers. The packs contain the cracker boards, snappy strips, jokes, hats, pipecleaners for tying plus the body and handle wraps.

Please follow the step-by-step video or instructions below to assemble them.

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1

First, remove all of the diamond shapes from your cracker blank.

Please be careful when assembling our crackers, as they may tear around the “diamonds” if handled too roughly.

Step 2

Crackers have four sets of crease or perforation lines across each blank.

Place your cracker face down and bend the cracker at the four creases, this is to ensure easier assembly later.

Step 3

Take your snap, place it along the length of the flat cracker so that each end of the snap sits evenly on the handles and attach it at ONE end of the cracker, using a good sticky tape or a glue gun.

If using tape, it's best to put the tape along the snap and not across. This will ensure the snap bangs when pulling the cracker.

Step 4

It's easier to add the wraps whilst the cracker is flat.

Add a strip of double sided tape to each edge of the wraps, both the handles and the body.

We tend to do all the wraps we need at once, to make the assembly a quicker job.

Step 5

Peel off the double sided tape from one of the shorter ends of each wrap and stick it to the cracker, so that you are left with the wraps only attached by one end. (See video)

Step 6

Roll the cracker, slotting the tabs together. Starting from the bottom and working your way up.

You can either add your hat and joke to the flat cracker and incorporate into the rolling, as per the video, or if you find this a little fiddly just add it after you have rolled the cracker.

Step 7

Peel the remaining tape from the wraps and stick them to the cracker.

Then tie the end of the cracker that the snap is stuck into FIRST.

We like to use ribbon, raffia or pipecleaners to do this.

Step 8

Add your gift to your cracker, it may need a little helping hand to get past the neck if it's a larger gift but make sure that the gift isn't wedged too tightly into the cracker body or against the snap.

If your gift is heavy, make sure to warn the recipient so that they don't pull the cracker over anything breakable!

Step 9

Tie the other end of your cracker with a pipecleaner or ribbon.

Then stick the loose end of snap down into the cracker.