One of my favorite ways to wraps gifts. plain brown paper decorated with bows, ornaments, etc. However, wrapping must be accompanied by singing. "brown paper packages tied up with strings.
Try printing this on paper and making a small box. Could use recipient's name, age, occasion, what ever! - - - advent calendar DIY - (This is in German but pretty self-explanatory.
Geldgeschenke Vogelmobile - money gift as wings