Wife of Washington Lobbyist Uses Money as Wrapping Paper

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27 Sep 2008, 1:45 pm

http://www.luxist.com/2008/09/08/wife-o ... ing-paper/

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When it comes to gifts usually it's what's on the inside that counts, but that's not necessarily the case for the gifts Edwina Rogers gives -- she wraps her presents in money. Uncut sheets of real, government-issued, dollar bills.

The wife of Washington lobbyist Ed Rogers gets the money sheets from the United States Bureau of Engraving (you can order them for yourself here) and then slices and dices as you would any wrapping paper to best fit the gift and get the best pattern on the front of the package (in this case it's lining up Washington's face just right). No matter that she regularly cuts several bills in half in the process, to be frugal she sticks to the dollar paper and only uses it to wrap "small" gifts.

A sheet of money paper consisting of 32 $1 bills sells for $55.


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28 Sep 2008, 11:21 am

That's so decadent it's kind of cool. 8)


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28 Sep 2008, 12:10 pm

I bet that cuts down on waste at Christmas time, and even if you get a bad gift at least you still have the wrapping paper. :lol:


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28 Sep 2008, 12:43 pm

Wow, somebody has way too much money.


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28 Sep 2008, 12:45 pm

I wonder if she makes her rollies out of them too...


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28 Sep 2008, 12:49 pm

One winged angel just curious are you on a gaming forum called gamersource ?



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28 Sep 2008, 4:09 pm

Comet wrote:
One winged angel just curious are you on a gaming forum called gamersource ?


Never heard of it.


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29 Sep 2008, 5:16 am

Ok just seen the same username reminded me of you,