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Happy Birthday, Bubble Wrap!

Bubble Wrap turns 50 today - Happy Birthday!  A little known fact:  this sealed-air that protects our valuables  & offers hours of endless entertainment was actually a failed attempt at creating plastic wallpaper!  How ridiculously 1960's, no?  Imagine it paired with wall to wall shag carpeting - groovy, baby! 

We'll stick to grass cloth & large scale graphic prints, thank you. My google image search yielded only one (poorly executed) , thereby solidifying the notion that this isn't a trend likely to catch on anytime soon...

Aside from packaging, I found one other genius use - a pop-a-day calendar!  I can imagine this uber-trendy, fun calendar in both a graphic design office and a kids room.  What do you think?

Start of your day with a bang, err, pop!~kristin 

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My sister got us that bubble wrap calendar for Christmas! However, Steve popped a bunch of them on accident when he was hanging it, and we have yet to pop any beyond that ;) But it's fun to look at!

January 27, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterLaura

That is awesome!! I love it! Too bad about the popping though :/ that would make me mad.

January 27, 2010 | Registered CommenterKristin

I love the idea of the calendar, but don't think I could restrain myself from popping more than one a day.

February 8, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGenavee

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