In a nutshell, a swanee is a Syrian Jewish custom in which the bride receives gives from her fiance and future mother in law prior to the wedding. These gifts range from beautiful soaps and lingerie to fine crystal and jewelry! In recent times, brides started to do the same for their future husbands. The men’s gifts can be anything from a watch and cufflinks to a kiddush cup and other beautiful Judaica. They’re usually beautifully displayed on a table and exchanged in front of close friends and family!I don’t know about you, but I would never want to receive a beautiful gift in 99¢ wrapping paper. I believe that the presentation is just as important as what’s inside the box! The hours of meticulously picking out, wrapping, and displaying each gift was more difficult than it looks, but it was well worth it!For my husband’s swanee, I wanted to create a beautiful display table that also matched his personality.So I used the following wrapping papers and color scheme:Navy Suede - classic, handsome, masculinOrange Textured Pebbles- bold, uniqueTuscan floral print- interesting, funI added rustic wood crates, pretty bows, and an organza navy stripe linen. And there you have it! A beautiful swanee display table.