I finished wrapping yesterday and right now all the gifts are piled under the tree and they look beautiful - I dont want to pack them away to take to the family.
This year I went for a more modern look - black, bright scarlet red and a third paper with a black background and images of starfish, beach balls and 'flip flops' with Merry Christmas writting on them. The jandals have kiwifruit and the beach balls have pohutukawa blossoms on them - pohutukawas are sometimes called NZ christmas trees - they have a beautiful red flower and are all around the beaches this time of year. Its nice to have some real Kiwi paper - no snowmen for me! The black paper and some of the pattern are topped off with a silver bow - for the red paper I cut a ***** of the pattern and taped it around the middle. I didnt stick labels on but wrote names with silver pen and stuck silver stars around the ones on the plain paper.
They just look so nice, Im all inspired to plan next years theme already!!