Last year around this time we asked how you wrap
. Although the majority of you said that you do it with "whatever's on sale", many others use more nontraditional approaches: making fabric gift bags, using maps, or plastic netting from fruit.
Here are those and a few more ideas:
Furoshiki: The Japanese tradition of wrapping gifts in fabric
Old maps (or color photocopies of maps) of your favorite city
Plastic netting from fruit