Vintage Christmas Gift Wrap: If Only…

My thoughts exactly!

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If only Mr. Roger had saved all that wrapping paper from his youth as a mid-century boy. What a collection I’d have!

But, never fear, Mr. Roger found a great online source (via hmdavid on flickr) for his vintage wrapping paper fix. If only we could still buy these patterns today.

This wrapping paper makes me want to start singing: “Toyland, toyland, little girl and boy land…”

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Does the Santa in the middle look a bit evil?

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Who could resist this delightfully adorable kitten paper?

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Can you say Kitschmas?

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This kids Christmas wrapping paper scares me a bit…

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Adorable bluebird wrapping paper!

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Skiing wrapping paper from the 1960s…very mod!

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Drippy candles…best on wrapping paper rather than your dining room tablecloth!

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This last one has got to be my favorite. So cheerful are the men – young and old – festively preparing and celebrating Christmas…especially the jaunty fellow toting his gifts…

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