Use your favorite roasted coffee beans and put them in a into a burlap gift bag. Decorate with a simple gift tag with your friend's name on it and a piece of golden ribbon. It makes for a simple and savory gift.
Stuck with leftover wallpaper after a big decorating project? Put it to use as high-end holiday gift wrap. Once the gift is unwrapped, the wallpaper can be used again as graphic art by placing it inside a frame.