If washi tape isn't already part of your gift wrapping essentials, consider adding it this year. Available in a variety of colours and patterns, it's perfect for decorating and personalizing presents of any size or shape. Scotch® Expressions Washi Tape, Staples, $2.94.
If you're planning on baking for this year's cookie exchange you'll want to stock up on decorative tins. No need to wrap, packaging delicious holiday treats takes no time at all. Vinterkul container set of 3, IKEA. $9.99.
Forget those flimsy plastic bows and top your perfectly wrapped presents with a festive felt bow. Red bow pack with white edge, Indigo, $4.50.