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Rose Slocombe certainly knows a thing or two about wrapping presents. Having been an employee at Hippychick for close to twenty years, she has had plenty of time to perfect the art. Come Christmas, Rose is dedicated to the task of offering Hippychick’s gift-wrapping service, which can see her wrapping hundreds of gifts every week.
‘Fortunately, most of our items are boxed, which makes life pretty easy when it comes to wrapping’ says Rose. ‘But cuddly toys, especially rabbits with long ears, which are unboxed can prove particularly tricky. And items that are more triangular than square, can throw people completely off track.’
Here are some of Rose’s wrapping tips to ensure you get the perfect wrap, every time. To see a video of #wrapperrose at work, visit

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