Gift Wrapping Inspiration and a Giveaway!

gift wrapping inspiration

Geometric Shapes

One of my favourite things about gift giving is the opportunity to wrap the present creatively! Gift wrapping isn’t just about concealing that perfect holiday gift, it can also be fun, stylish and on-trend. To add to the excitement of the holiday season, Scotch Brand has packaged up the latest trends into gift wrap inspirations:

gift wrapping inspiration

Champagne Christmas

  1. It’s a Champagne Christmas: It’s all about white and gold this season; look for wrapping papers in this colour palette to add a pop of sophisticated glam to your gifts
  2. Neon-neutral mash-up: Pair ultra-bright Washi tapes and gift wrapping papers with burlap to complete this popular look
  3. Geometric Flare: It’s all about the patterns for this trend; wrap your gift using decorative tapes on packaging paper to accessorize your gift exchange and make a bold
Neon-neutral mash-up

Neon-neutral mash-up

gift wrapping inspiration

Feeling inspired? Scotch Brand would like to offer one of YOU a gift wrapping package to test out the trends. Here’s what is included in the giveaway:

  • Scotch Expressions Tape
  • Magic Tape, Washi Tape, Shipping Tape, Masking Tape
  • Scotch Gift Wrap Tape, Scotch Double-Sided Tape, Scotch Transparent Tape
  • Scotch Scissors

Total value of the prize pack: $50

You can also see some more fun inspiration and gift wrapping ideas here.

Canadians, enter to win below via Rafflecopter. Good Luck everyone!

Disclosure:  I received a sample of a product to facilitate this post.  All views and opinions stated on this post are 100% my own.

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Hi, my name is Angela van Tijn and I live in Vancouver, Canada with my wonderful husband, our two boys and our puppy. I am the founder and primary contributor behind One Smiley Monkey. Welcome to my blog!
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128 responses to “Gift Wrapping Inspiration and a Giveaway!”

  1. rachel+jenkins — October 30, 2014 @ 12:13 pm (#)

    Cooking amazing huge dinners 😀

  2. kristen+visser — October 30, 2014 @ 12:14 pm (#)

    Being with my family, cooking and eating amazing food, watching Christmas movies and listening to Christmas music, watching others open their gifts….i love EVERYTHING about the holidays 🙂

  3. Ken+Ohl — October 30, 2014 @ 12:21 pm (#)

    love gathering with family and friends. thankyou, ken

  4. Holly Marie — October 30, 2014 @ 12:42 pm (#)

    Seeing family! We live a thousand miles away from everyone and we relish the holidays spent together!

  5. Maegan Morin — October 30, 2014 @ 12:43 pm (#)

    My favorite part of the holidays is getting together with friends and family for good times and good food!

  6. LILLIAN BROWN — October 30, 2014 @ 12:48 pm (#)

    My favourite is when the family arrive at my house for Christmas dinner

  7. Jonnie — October 30, 2014 @ 1:11 pm (#)

    I love getting to take the time to focus on each friend and family member and find a gift that will really make them know I appreciate them.

  8. Tracy D — October 30, 2014 @ 1:16 pm (#)

    All the family getting together!

  9. wobbles13 — October 30, 2014 @ 1:33 pm (#)

    the atmosphere, can’t beat christmas!

  10. SueSueper — October 30, 2014 @ 1:53 pm (#)

    I mostly like family getting together. Seeing relatives I have not seen in a long time.

  11. Christina Ferguson — October 30, 2014 @ 2:44 pm (#)

    My favorite thing about the holidays is that all my family members takes a break form their very busy lives and come home from wherever they are.

  12. Brenda Penton — October 30, 2014 @ 4:27 pm (#)

    I love spending time with my family and friends.

  13. Jenn+Erin — October 30, 2014 @ 4:39 pm (#)

    The home-y feeling.. the fact that everyone is home and just spending time together inside, relaxing, eating and being cozy!

  14. Amy+C — October 30, 2014 @ 4:39 pm (#)

    I love the food and baking the most.

  15. Piroska — October 30, 2014 @ 4:52 pm (#)

    I love spending time with family and friends. Sharing old memories, creating new ones.

  16. Shauna — October 30, 2014 @ 5:27 pm (#)

    All the lights!

  17. Dayna+Wilson — October 30, 2014 @ 6:23 pm (#)

    Watching the kids’ faces on xmas morning

  18. Tammy Dalley — October 30, 2014 @ 6:30 pm (#)

    Spending time with family!

  19. Silvia+D — October 30, 2014 @ 7:02 pm (#)

    i love decorating and all the activites during the holidays and being with family.

  20. lori b — October 30, 2014 @ 7:19 pm (#)

    i like being with family

  21. Tabitha — October 30, 2014 @ 8:29 pm (#)

    my daughter is almost 9 and still belives in Santa.
    I love the look on her face Christmas morning!

  22. Suzanne G — October 30, 2014 @ 8:44 pm (#)

    I love watching the grandchildren when they get up Christmas morning to open their gifts.

  23. elaing8 — October 30, 2014 @ 10:17 pm (#)

    Getting the whole family together and spending time with them.

  24. Sarah — October 30, 2014 @ 11:24 pm (#)

    I love wrapping gifts, it’s so much fun. But most of all I love spending time with loved ones.

  25. Tannis W — October 31, 2014 @ 12:06 am (#)

    Spending time with family and good food!

  26. Lori Bazan — October 31, 2014 @ 3:42 am (#)

    Spending time with family and holiday baking

  27. Carol+Denny — October 31, 2014 @ 4:30 am (#)

    Having family get togethers!

  28. nicolthepickle — October 31, 2014 @ 5:58 am (#)

    Feeding people… no seriously. I love to make people feel welcome and with food that’s easier.

  29. ivy+pluchinsky — October 31, 2014 @ 6:48 am (#)

    the food, the family visiting, the presents! all of it

  30. Judy+Cowan — October 31, 2014 @ 8:41 am (#)

    Love getting together with friends and family! And of course all the yummy food and treats!

  31. Jane Reid Gray — October 31, 2014 @ 9:32 am (#)

    The food & laughs shared with family & pets !

  32. Andrea+Amy — October 31, 2014 @ 10:19 am (#)

    The food, the lights and the decorations 🙂

  33. anna key — October 31, 2014 @ 10:40 am (#)

    I love getting together with friends and family during the holidays

  34. Juliee Fitze — October 31, 2014 @ 11:10 am (#)

    I love buying gifts for everyone.

  35. Jody+D — October 31, 2014 @ 2:16 pm (#)

    I love picking out gifts for everyone else!

  36. Nicky — October 31, 2014 @ 4:36 pm (#)

    spending time with family and eating good food!

  37. Maureen — October 31, 2014 @ 5:51 pm (#)

    I love th togetherness. I love the parties I love the lights.

  38. missbobloblaw — October 31, 2014 @ 8:41 pm (#)

    I love the cookies! 🙂

  39. Josh S — October 31, 2014 @ 9:39 pm (#)

    I love spending time with family during the holidays.

  40. Marisa — October 31, 2014 @ 10:17 pm (#)

    I love seeing the decorations and lights that people put outside.

  41. Erica Seaman — November 1, 2014 @ 4:53 am (#)

    I love the “Magical” feeling of Christmas 🙂

  42. Lindsey — November 1, 2014 @ 9:25 am (#)

    Baking! And eating…

  43. Glogirl — November 1, 2014 @ 10:24 am (#)

    I love getting together with my family the most.

  44. Jennifer+P. — November 1, 2014 @ 10:41 am (#)

    I love all the family get togethers the most, plus the gift buying and decorating – I love the holidays!!

  45. Karine — November 1, 2014 @ 10:47 am (#)

    I love the music, the weather, the movies, the ambiance… It’s perfect 🙂

  46. T. Lankinen — November 1, 2014 @ 11:28 am (#)

    Getting together with family…the years go by very fast!!

  47. Lee-Ann — November 1, 2014 @ 1:50 pm (#)

    Spending time with my family. =)

  48. Belinda+McNabb — November 1, 2014 @ 2:15 pm (#)

    I like seeing family, ones that I see all the time and the ones I do not get to see often

  49. Francine — November 1, 2014 @ 3:33 pm (#)

    The food!

  50. Elizabeth+Matthiesen — November 1, 2014 @ 7:41 pm (#)

    The fact that the family gets together, as many as possible gather in one home and enjoy the festivities with each other.

  51. Brenda — November 1, 2014 @ 9:58 pm (#)

    I love spending time with family and friends and having time off work!

  52. Jeannie — November 1, 2014 @ 10:34 pm (#)

    I love spending time with my family and all the holiday food!

  53. Elaine Buonsante — November 1, 2014 @ 10:52 pm (#)

    The best part of Christmas is our family gathering on Christmas Eve when all the kids and grandkids come over.

  54. Rebby — November 2, 2014 @ 12:36 am (#)

    I love seeing friends and family!

  55. Amber Y — November 2, 2014 @ 3:43 am (#)

    My favourite thing about the holidays is the food!!

  56. Amber F — November 2, 2014 @ 8:50 am (#)

    I love shopping the most! And listening to Christmas carols 🙂

  57. Florence+Cochane — November 2, 2014 @ 11:09 am (#)

    I love spending time with family. The past couple of years we had to facetime with the grandkids.

  58. Susan W — November 2, 2014 @ 11:11 am (#)

    I love seeing everyone’s smiles. Also family time is great!

  59. Jon T — November 2, 2014 @ 11:12 am (#)

    The smells – of cooking, of pine trees, of roaring fires

  60. Susan+W — November 2, 2014 @ 11:18 am (#)

    sorry, please remove me. I am in USA.

  61. maria — November 2, 2014 @ 11:29 am (#)

    Seeing my niece and nephew.

  62. Tiffany Rotulo — November 2, 2014 @ 1:37 pm (#)

    I love decorating with my kids and watching holiday movies.

  63. jan — November 2, 2014 @ 2:47 pm (#)

    I have to admit, it is all about the food for me!

  64. l p — November 2, 2014 @ 4:02 pm (#)

    visit family and friends. thanks

  65. Alison K — November 2, 2014 @ 4:42 pm (#)

    What I love about the holidays the most is getting the time off to regenerate & also the attitudes of people – they get friendlier & happier.

  66. ZJ — November 2, 2014 @ 7:28 pm (#)

    Catching up with loved ones after not having seen some for a long time.

  67. Karla+Sceviour — November 2, 2014 @ 7:42 pm (#)

    I love getting together with family,and enjoying all the great food and desserts.

  68. Simone Reece — November 2, 2014 @ 7:59 pm (#)

    I get blue during the holiday season, but simple family traditions with my mom and kids get me through – and this year we’ll introduce my first grand baby to them 🙂

  69. MrDisco — November 2, 2014 @ 8:41 pm (#)

    the joy in seeing a carefully executed surprise unfold

  70. Darlene+Demell — November 2, 2014 @ 9:10 pm (#)

    My favourite thing about the holidays is spending lots of time with family and watching the excitement on our grandchildrens faces. Of course the food is wonderful too,

  71. jane kramer — November 3, 2014 @ 3:31 am (#)

    I love seeing the kids faces when hey open their gifts , its priceless . I also love the quality time we get to spend with family members that we don’t get to see too often

  72. Joanne — November 3, 2014 @ 5:20 am (#)

    I love your blog, I love to cook for my family>

  73. Angie+Andrews — November 3, 2014 @ 9:10 am (#)

    i love the decorations and the excitement of the kids

  74. Jasmine Bourret — November 3, 2014 @ 10:57 am (#)

    Love spending time with family and friends, holiday baking and seeing the excitement in my little boys’ eyes.

  75. Julie+Bolduc — November 3, 2014 @ 11:54 am (#)

    Spending time with the family

  76. Amanda — November 3, 2014 @ 1:52 pm (#)

    togetherness and generosity.

  77. Aimee Robison — November 3, 2014 @ 3:11 pm (#)

    I love baking and decorating.

  78. Suzie+M — November 3, 2014 @ 5:43 pm (#)

    I love how everyone is so nice to other people,

  79. Elva+Roberts — November 3, 2014 @ 6:14 pm (#)

    I love the hustle and bustle: Christmas baking; friends and relatives visiting,, the Midnight Mass; and, most of all, family gathering for meals and conversation.

  80. michelle — November 3, 2014 @ 8:47 pm (#)

    I love sitting on the couch or near the tree watching movies and drinking coco with my son, the wonder in his eyes over the season is breath taking

  81. aarone mawdsley — November 3, 2014 @ 10:09 pm (#)

    I like giving presents!

  82. angela+m — November 4, 2014 @ 6:37 am (#)

    I love the decorations and spending time with family

  83. Krista+Embertson — November 4, 2014 @ 6:52 am (#)

    Being able to spend so much time with my family, playing board games, sleeping in, making meals together and snuggling up for movie time. It’s so carefree!

  84. Julie+G. — November 4, 2014 @ 9:16 am (#)

    I honestly enjoy wrapping presents and love to make beautiful packages. This giveaway is heaven for me!

  85. Nate Fuller — November 4, 2014 @ 10:40 am (#)

    watching my kids open presents, for years i lost the christmas spirit but seeing them happy brought it all back!

  86. amber Stankowski — November 4, 2014 @ 12:30 pm (#)

    I love being home with my kids .. and teachung them about giving!!!

  87. Sunshine G — November 4, 2014 @ 1:33 pm (#)

    I like being able to catch up with people I haven’t seen throughout the year.

  88. michelle — November 4, 2014 @ 8:38 pm (#)

    I love sitting on the floor wrapping gifts and watching movies. Also the wonder in my sons eyes as he tries to figure this santa thing out.

  89. Amanda+Neilson — November 6, 2014 @ 10:56 am (#)

    The look of joy on my daughter’s face as she opens gifts! Best feeling in the entire world!

  90. Angela+Mitchell — November 6, 2014 @ 12:18 pm (#)

    I love playing games with the family, the time off work, and all the great food.

  91. Holly Messana — November 6, 2014 @ 1:36 pm (#)

    I love that my kids are home from school and it is warm and cozy in the house, with the smells of fresh baking and christmas music.

  92. Athena — November 6, 2014 @ 3:37 pm (#)

    I love having family together to celebrate the holidays

  93. Monique+L.S. — November 7, 2014 @ 5:53 pm (#)

    I love seeing the Christmas lights and listening to carols.

  94. tanyab79 — November 8, 2014 @ 10:45 am (#)

    Spending time with family and getting together to bake goodies for the holidays.

  95. Glinda — November 8, 2014 @ 2:12 pm (#)

    being at home with the one(s) you love, all nice and cozy and warm, well-fed, with the lights and the scent of the Christmas tree – there’s nothing like it.

  96. Jenness M — November 8, 2014 @ 4:55 pm (#)

    The food and family!

  97. Tina+L. — November 9, 2014 @ 7:42 pm (#)

    I like spending time with family, the food and the decorations.

  98. Andrew P — November 9, 2014 @ 8:53 pm (#)

    Gathering around with the whole family

  99. Jenny — November 10, 2014 @ 2:59 pm (#)

    I love spending time with the family and having big yet cozy dinners

  100. Cassie Fancy — November 10, 2014 @ 5:25 pm (#)

    I love the break my children get from school and the time we get to spend together <3

  101. M Gibb — November 11, 2014 @ 12:25 pm (#)

    Giving gifts to loved ones

  102. Julie+Dyer — November 11, 2014 @ 5:40 pm (#)

    Wrapping Christmas presents with a holiday movie or soundtrack in the background.

  103. Pat B — November 12, 2014 @ 2:00 pm (#)

    that people seem to be more polite and smile more often

  104. veRONIca — November 12, 2014 @ 6:18 pm (#)

    Holiday movies with the family!

  105. Brenda+Lacourciere — November 13, 2014 @ 3:20 am (#)

    The look of joy and wonder on the kids faces.

  106. Elena+S — November 14, 2014 @ 10:10 am (#)

    watching how excited the kids are

  107. Tanis — November 14, 2014 @ 10:30 pm (#)

    Being with family!

  108. sarah w — November 14, 2014 @ 11:28 pm (#)

    Having family, friends and relatives around…it’s the only time we see each other all year!

  109. Viv+Sluys — November 15, 2014 @ 12:09 am (#)

    I love all the time spent with family over the Christmas season!

  110. Stephanie+LaPlante — November 15, 2014 @ 2:31 pm (#)

    I love decorating my wheelchair with Christmas lights

  111. Anna+W — November 16, 2014 @ 3:58 pm (#)

    Seeing my kids run out of bed on Christmas morning.

  112. diane+welburn — November 17, 2014 @ 10:14 am (#)

    spending time with family <3

  113. mongupp — November 17, 2014 @ 10:22 am (#)

    I love how we celebrate the birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ.

  114. Irene+Eichler — November 18, 2014 @ 9:51 am (#)

    Having family time !

  115. Jeanette+Jackson — November 20, 2014 @ 5:33 pm (#)

    I love getting together with my family the most

  116. Erika E — November 21, 2014 @ 2:27 pm (#)

    I love spending lots of time with my family. There’s no work or school for a few days and we can just have fun together.

  117. cheryl+hodgkins — November 21, 2014 @ 3:49 pm (#)

    I love Christmas morning when I get to see the looks on my granddaughters and great granddaughters face after opening their gifts.

  118. Roberta — November 21, 2014 @ 7:38 pm (#)

    I love being with family, enjoying dinner and decorating for the season!

  119. Lisa+Smith — November 24, 2014 @ 8:05 pm (#)

    I like the baking

  120. Kayla+Gilbert — November 26, 2014 @ 10:11 pm (#)

    I love everything about Christmas. Lights, decorations, good food, good people.

  121. KellyPC — November 26, 2014 @ 11:42 pm (#)

    I love having the entire family together in one place!

  122. Jennie+Yuen — November 27, 2014 @ 9:55 am (#)

    I love getting festive and decorating the house.

  123. Ashleigh+Swerdfeger — November 28, 2014 @ 6:28 pm (#)

    Spending time with family making memories 😉

  124. Jennifer — November 29, 2014 @ 8:14 am (#)

    I love spending time with family I don’t see regularly and eating butter tarts!

  125. Carole+Dube — November 29, 2014 @ 9:45 pm (#)

    Spending time with my family!

  126. Betty S — November 30, 2014 @ 7:59 am (#)

    Love spending time with family we see only a couple of times a year

  127. Shelley N — November 30, 2014 @ 7:14 pm (#)

    The thing I love the most about the holidays is spending time with my husband and 2 sons

  128. Kim G. — November 30, 2014 @ 7:46 pm (#)

    Time with family.

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