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Iím too old to wrap Christmas presents
Old 12-08-2018, 07:37 PM
 
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I only have 7 presents to wrap, so I thought Iíd pass the ease of bags and really wrap since theyíre so much more fun to open. Big mistake. The only way I know how to wrap a lot is spread it all out on the floor. I am waaaaay too old to get up and down 67 times. I did not enjoy wrapping.


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Old 12-08-2018, 08:13 PM
 
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I do it on my bed.
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Old 12-08-2018, 08:54 PM
 
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I also wrap the presents on my bed. Much easier for me.
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Old 12-09-2018, 03:43 AM
 
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I wouldnít want to get up and down 10 times and certainly never as much as 67 times! I wrap gifts on the bed or on the dining room table. Much more senior friendly.
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I wrap presents on the dining room table.


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Old 12-09-2018, 06:06 AM
 
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I donít have a dining room table since I downsized, just a small kitchen table.

How do you wrap on a bed? It seems like it would give or squish too much for folds. I really want to know. Iím not doing the floor thing again.
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Old 12-09-2018, 06:31 AM
 
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We set up a card table for the express purpose of wrapping gifts. All the supplies are in one place and not in the way for eating. I can't sit on the floor.
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Old 12-09-2018, 06:47 AM
 
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Stand by the bed or pull up a chair (like a folding chair?) You could also use the coffee table in the living room if you have one, sit on the couch to wrap, or use the kitchen counter. The card table idea above is also a great suggestion.
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Old 12-09-2018, 07:26 AM
 
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I wrap on the bed also. Have a nice big space. Can't do floor anymore. I stand or sit as needed while doing it.
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Old 12-09-2018, 08:01 AM
 
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The kitchen counter! Great idea! Thanks, ZipLine! Will you please help me remember that next year?


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Old 12-09-2018, 08:04 AM
 
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Sure thing, Amiga! Iím actually the ďofficial remindererĒ for several members of my family and for friends.
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Old 12-09-2018, 08:27 AM
 
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I wrap mine on the kitchen island. It is just the right height and length.
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Old 12-09-2018, 10:05 AM
 
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We wrap on our bed or on the diningroom table. I cant imagine spending hours on the floor. Yikes!
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Old 12-09-2018, 10:47 AM
 
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I use my kitchen island. It's the perfect size and if my scissors or tape get lost I still know they are on there somewhere.
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Old 12-09-2018, 04:25 PM
 
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The FLOOR????? Are you crazy? You mean people actually SIT on the floor?

AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!

Dining table, Baby. Or the coffee table in front of the TV. We also have a bootleg extra kitchen (from when we rented out the downstairs for a couple of years) which we call "the wrapping room" and it has filled up with so much junk - scuba tanks, car cover, discarded sewing machine, DS's box of kitchen stuff from his apartment in grad school. You know, THAT stuff. But it does have one of those under the counter pull out breadboards that I frequently use for smaller gifts. Horizontal surfaces are much in demand this time of year!
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Old 12-09-2018, 05:48 PM
 
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I sit on the floor and wrap!! If I tried to wrap on my bed, I would cut the comforter as I cut paper for the gift!!
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Wrapping presents
Old 12-09-2018, 07:27 PM
 
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It's a lost skill. I used to do pretty well but now I've forgotten how after years of just putting things in gift bags.
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Old 12-28-2018, 03:23 AM
 
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We have a huge waist high counter in the kitchen that's over a metre wide. It gets used for all sorts of things - rarely for cooking - and wrapping presents is one of those things.
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Old 12-28-2018, 06:55 PM
 
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I sit in my comfy large leather chair and wrap gifts on my HUGE ottoman (Its the width of the chair). Directly next to the ottoman is a small circular living room table the same hight as the ottoman. They work well together. Heck, because I'm still teaching I place the paper cutter on the ottoman, correct papers on it, do my toes. The ottoman is my most valuable piece of
furniture. . . next to my bed of course.
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