Punch card wreaths and their variants. Photo and credit information below.

Desks in the Baltimore Sun office, decked out in 1972 with punch card wreaths spelling out “Christmas.” From the Baltimore Sun Dark Room photo archives

David Laws at The Examiner finds a gold and blue punch card wreath appropriately adorning a vintage IBM at the Computer History Museum. Learn about the wreath and its history here.

A close-up of the wreath made by Camille Bounds. Bounds made and sold these wreaths in the 1960s to help pay her husband’s tuition. You can see the wreath’s entry in the Computer History Museum’s collection here

It’s the ghost of technologies future-past! Paul Hogan’s CD Wreath, complete with instructions.

Jeremy Erikson catches a UNC-Chapel Hill professor’s glittery green punch card wreath

A modest green punch card wreath, entered in an excellent collection of geek Christmas decorations by Jerry Gilbert on pingdom.com

Taking a different tack using the same principle, a lovely book-page wreath by Simple Pleasures Paperie, whose products you can buy here.

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