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How did wrapping paper get its start?
In 1917, the Hall brothers were running a stationery store in Kansas City, printing cards and tissue paper for the upcoming holiday season. When they ran out of the tissue paper people were using to wrap gifts, they started printing large rolls of the patterned wrapping paper we know and love today.
Who invented the first Christmas gift wrap?
By the early 1900s, both paper Christmas cards and paper tissue had become wildly popular in the West. But the invention of the true paper gift wrap can be credited to Hallmark. In 1917, the Hall brothers were running a stationery store in Kansas City, printing cards and tissue paper for the upcoming holiday season.
When did tissue paper become a gift wrap?
In 1917, the Hall brothers sold tissue paper during the holiday season for gift wrap in a shop in downtown Kansas City, Mo 鈥?until they ran out. They quickly turned to something they had on hand, envelope liners; they sold out again, and a few years later, they were printing their own decorative gift wrap.
What was paper used for before it was invented?
It is used for various uses but usually for printing, writing and wrapping. Before invention of t paper people wrote on leather, stone, clay, papyrus, bone, bamboo and even silk. Paper, as we know it today, is invented in China in 105 during the Han Dynasty (202 BC – 220 AD).