Giving and receiving gifts in dreams indicates a need to give and take within a relationship, perhaps to share with others what we have and to create an environment that allows for give and take. Sharing is a fundamental human need, so if you are giving in a dream, this suggests your internal relationship with yourself, the environment or others. Giving a present usually suggests a need to express love or consideration for another person, whereas receiving it suggests your need for the love and consideration of another person. Receiving a shower of gifts suggests that you are held in high esteem.
A dream of unexpected gifts can have several meanings. The gift can point to the need for you to recognize your own worth.
If you are the giver, the dream may be warning you to be more open and direct with other people, so that you are not caught off guard. An inappropriate gift of something you do not like, or have no use for, may indicate that someone’s attentions in waking life are not welcome.
If you receive an unpleasant gift in a beautiful gift box, this image may reveal your intuition that someone’s apparently good intentions may disguise selfish motives. Finally, the image of an empty gift box may suggest that in waking life, things are not as attractive as they seem. Perhaps you have to face the reality of a relationship ending, or need to lower your expectations in some way.
A gift of chocolates may hark back to your childhood and infantile oral pleasures. According to Freudian theory, chocolates are a dream image of excrement, representing an anal fixation that may indicate a tendency to be overly formal or uptight. Beware of overanalysing here though, since dreams about chocolate sometime suggest a longing for love, affection and…chocolate.... The Element Encyclopedia
Dreams of saran wrap represent a desire to preserve or sustain a relationship, a thought, a habit or belief. Or perhaps you have a desire to keep an idea fresh. See Transparent.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To unwrap a gift signifies that you wanting to revealing the true essence of yourself, your relationship, beliefs, and the true nature of life. You are looking for honesty and wanting to remove the layers and veils that keep it hidden. See Undress.... Strangest Dream Explanations
(1) Unwrapping, for example, a parcel, may symbolize uncovering something in yourself: fear, anger, guilt*feeling; some capacity or talent previously unused but which you should learn to accept and employ in your conscious life.
(2) If several layers of wrapping are removed, this may symbolize deep excavations into your unconscious; (a feeling of) getting close to your true self.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
To see oneself wrapped in a blanket or a cloth in a dream means being serious about one’s work and earning an honest livelihood. It also means receiving a medal of honor, recognition, or an endowment for his noble virtues.
(Also see Shroud; Wrap up)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
(1) A wrapped parcel may mean you are hiding - suppressing or repressing - some part of your personality (for suppression / repression).
(2) If it is yourself you are wrapping up in a dream, this may symbolize either a desire to conceal your feelings from yourself or from others; or a sense of shame or guilt or inadequacy; or a longing for the warmth of love. In all cases the first thing to do is to remove the wrappings - that is, to uncover that part of yourself that needs attention.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
Dreaming that you wrap an object reflects your desire to hide something; usually some aspect of your personality that is repressed. The opacity of the wrap indicates whether this rejection is deep. The act of unwrapping, however, indicates otherwise; It means that you begin to be more open.
Receiving a wrapped package in dreams is considered a lucky omen. Unwrapping it, however, brings bad luck.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams