OK I’m sure we can all agree the rows and rows of shining wrapping paper that greet us invitingly in shops each Christmas looks beautiful. Choosing from the multitude of designs can take longer than choosing a present! Glitter adorned, metallic or matt. Classic or contemporary. Wrapping is serious business. The money made from these pretty pieces of paper alone is huge. Let alone the abundance of gifts swept from the shelves into our baskets.
As great as it looks, buying new wrapping paper every year just to throw it instantly away isn’t very good for our pockets. It will surely take an age for people to change their minds about paper wrapping paper. But until then, here’s you chance to get creative and make your gift really stand out. Time to look back into history for a bit of forward thinking….