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Christmas gift wrapping in the past

Posted by on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:46 PM
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What Types of Materials were used to Wrap Gifts in the 1900s?

Believe it or not, Christmas gifts haven't always been presented wrapped in pretty paper. In the early days, toys and candies were dangled from the Christmas tree.

Expand your Christmas gift trivia chest: In the 1900s, gifts were wrapped in white tissue paper and red satin ribbon.
In the early 1900s, gifts were wrapped in white tissue paper
and red satin ribbon.

In the early 1900s, presents were wrapped in white tissue paper and red satin ribbon, with a bit of holly or fresh pine tucked into the ribbon. Straight pins were used to hold the paper together until tape became the standard.

by on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:46 PM
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Rushn311
by Ruby Member on Dec. 10, 2012 at 1:48 PM

That's real interesting!!

nngmommy83
by Gold Member on Dec. 10, 2012 at 3:11 PM
Neat!
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wandep
by Pam on Dec. 10, 2012 at 3:43 PM
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lil_mama06
by Brian's Lil Vixen on Dec. 10, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Cool..

charlene_kyle
by Charlene on Dec. 10, 2012 at 4:09 PM

 interesting.

maxswolfsuit
by on Dec. 10, 2012 at 8:59 PM

TFS

aubsmom09
by Erin on Dec. 10, 2012 at 9:02 PM

Interesting, tfs!

Charizma77
by Carissa on Dec. 10, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Interesting

elasmimi
by Ruby Member on Dec. 10, 2012 at 9:33 PM

Interesting!

momofsixangels
by Colleen on Dec. 10, 2012 at 9:45 PM

Very cool.

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