Gifts are basically an uncomfortable workplace obligation that we have to deal with in the name of relationships. Some people love gift giving on holidays and special occasions, while others hate it so much that they barely give out gifts at all.
I’m not a fan of giving too much financial advice since everybody is different, but one thing that unites us all is that we love cool things.
So, I put together this list of fun, useful and unique gifts that anybody can enjoy regardless of whether they are on Christmas sale or not.
Especially if you are looking for a gift that is low cost or not too personal but still getting them something they will remember, I’ve got you covered.
Here are some of my favorite unique and amusing gifts that will surprise any people on your list. Why waste time shopping if I’ve done all the hard work for you?
|Blue Q Oven Mitt||Best Overall|
|Fairly Odd Novelties Grenade Shaped 3D Mold Fun Bomb Military Ice Maker Gift||Budget Pick|
|Pac-Man Heat Changing Ceramic Coffee Mug||Upgrade Pick|
1. Blue Q Oven Mitt
Machine wash, tumble dry, no frills.
The Blue Q Oven Mitt is made with an extra-thick cotton fabric, complete with a cute bitches get stuff done. It’s great for those of us with a black thumb. It’s a great gift for the woman who owns everything.
2. Wine Condoms
- Long-life and food-grade rubber material
- You can choose from all different kinds of them
- Have a variety of fun colors to choose from
- All of them are made of environmental-friendly material
- These are airtight seal between bottle, which will effectively make the wine longer-lasting
The rubber material may smell that people cannot bear with.
These are not really convenient to use compare with normal bottle stoppers.
For those who love drinking wine, a normal bottle stopper can no longer be of use. It is time to spend some money to enjoy a safe and fun with these condom-shaped bottle stoppers. All of them are made of food grade latex, which you can dip into the wine without any harmful effect. As the names implied, they’re supposed to protect your wine from harmful substances from the air. They’re really fit for those who like drinking alone or some people who have a huge stock of wine at home. These wine bottle stoppers are a great investment to keep your wine and beverages longer-lasting.
3. Suck UK Legless Pirate Beer Corkscrew Wine Bottle Opener Keychain
- Convenient and practical
- It doesn’t need to be screwed in
- It’s easier to use than a traditional corkscrew
- It’s fun
The Suck UK Legless Pirate Beer Corkscrew Wine Bottle Opener Keychain all the functionality of a corkscrew in an amazingly compact size. The pirate legless corkscrew features an integrated bottle opener and a keyring attachment, so it’s always available.
Users praise the keychain for its functionality. They say that it works well with thinner corks, and that it doesn’t destroy the cork like other wine openers. The pirate corkscrew is easy to use and seems to be significantly faster than other wine openers some people have tried.
Even people that are new to wine sometimes struggle to open bottles. The corkscrew is easy to use. Just slip it under the cork and twist.
4. Raining Men Clear Bubble Dome Umbrella
- The handle has a ribbed rubber grip for a secure hold
- Comes in three different sizes- small, medium, and a large
- The lip in the dome of the umbrella protects against wind
- Interior auto open and close system makes it easy to use
- It comes with a lifetime warranty
- Very limited color selection-only black and white. There is a white and pink version, but it is no longer available for purchase
- Customer service could use improvement-it takes a long time to get a response
Raining Men is one of those brands that has worked hard to break through the branding of the generic umbrella. This clear umbrella comes in a round dome shape that makes it pop.
5. Don't Fuck Up The Table Bamboo Unique Drink Coasters
- Funny gift
- High-quality wood
- Includes boards with messages
- Inadequate quality
- Inappropriate gifts
Don't Fuck Up The Table Drink Coasters are designed to be the perfect addition to any home: theirs and yours. These coasters are molded from bamboo and feature a holder for four coasters. The coasters bear the words "Don't Fuck Up The Table." The message is pretty self-explanatory.
They're a nice addition to any home, regardless of whether you're expecting a visit from the boys or keeping house for your family.
If you're looking for a "gag" gift for your favorite funny person, consider these coasters. After all, you're not handing over a piece of scrap paper that says, "Please don't fuck up my table" with a $.25 price tag on it.
6. Dorothy in the Streets Blanche in the Sheets Mug
- Expressive and eye-catching
- Funny product, with a touch of seriousness
- Great gift for anybody who loves The Golden Girls
- May not be great for washing
The best thing about the Dorothy in the Streets Blanche in the Sheets Mug is that it is a coffee mug that has two different sides. One side has the beloved Dorothy ”Golden Girls” and the other side has Blanche, Katrina and Rose.
The double-sided mug is extremely well crafted. It’s ceramic and is dishwasher and microwave safe. It measures 11oz and is the perfect size for hot coffee or tea.
7. Funwares TriceraTaco Holder Ultimate Dinosaur Taco Stand
- Makes taco night fun
- Holds your tacos upright to make them easier to grab
- Dishwasher safe
The TriceraTaco Holder is something you never knew you needed in your life. They hold your tacos upright so you don’t have to hold them on your lap. A small dinosaur holds them up for you, and your tacos will be able to pour down right out of the shell.
This will be the life of your next taco night. It’s dishwasher-safe, which is awesome, and it’s also so hard to find anything for active couples with kids. This is the little dinosaur taco holder that makes a difference in your life.
8. Colon Cleaner Hot Sauce 5.7oz
- Variety of different meat flavors
- Great as a gift for a hot sauce lover
- Contains capsaicinoids in it
- Not as hot as advertised
- Contains distilled vinegar, which means it can cause some indigestion in susceptible people
(Pack of 4)
Here’s something to spice up your life: The Colon Cleaner hot sauce is the latest hot sauce sensation from the makers of U.S. Global Foods. Made from organic hot peppers, organic vinegar, salt, capsaicin, and spices, the Colon Cleaner hot sauce is the hottest hot sauce you can buy!
Here’s the truth about Colon Cleaner: This is a super hot sauce. Its strength comes from its capsaicinoids, the chemical component of peppers that makes them spicy. Colon Cleaner hot sauce rates about 1,500 to 2,000 on the Scoville scale, which measures hotness in peppers. The orange habanero measures about 100,000 to 350,000 Scoville units. So, the Colon Cleaner is not as hot as it is advertised, but it is still very, very hot and you can use it as a very hot table sauce.
9. King Beer Queen Wine Glass
- 100% premium glass
- Perfect gift idea
If drinking beer makes you happy and you want to do it in style, you should definitely consider the King Beer & Queen Wine bottle label set from the Michel Design Works. This set comes with beer glassss and wine glasses with the quote that reads “If drinking beer makes you happy, then staying home and drinking beer with your wife makes you extremely happy”
With the King Beer & Queen Wine set, you get 4 glasses to be exact made from heavy-duty lead-free glass. That’s the kind of glass that has a lifetime guarantee and makes your drink look absolutely beautiful.
10. Flask Bracelet
- Affordable, great for gifts
- Functional and compact
- Very fashion’able
- High quality materials used
- Easy to use
- Flask leaks
- Difficult to open
Gift for Woman, Christmas, Anniversary, Gift for Her, Thanks Giving, Halloween, Stag Party.
This flask bracelet is the perfect gift for any lady. It's small enough to be used under any circumstance and secret enough to be used in public. It's a great valentine's day gift, best friend gift, birthday gift, or Christmas present.
Not only that but it's the perfect gift for your wife, mom, daughter, sister, co-worker, or girlfriend. Whether they are out for a night at the opera or just out shopping at the mall.
11. Chalier 4-6 Pairs Womens Fun Socks Famous Painting Patterned Art Socks & Printed Cool Novelty Funny Socks
- Lots of different options and colors
Team Gifts, 6 Pairs.
- For the absolute college hoops fan
- Wear them during a volleyball match
- Wear them to a night on the town
- Wear them to your next family reunion
12. Guzzle Buddy Wine Bottle Glass 16 Oz
- Easy to hold
- Keeps any beverages cooler longer
- Great for wine, water or Gatorade
- When not in use, it fits perfectly over most wine bottles
- Dries quickly
- Great for the beach or yoga
- Dishwasher safe
- Handles can become slippery
- Fits awkwardly over Chianti bottles
The Gulp-Buddy, by Creative Converting, is the first portable wine glass that turns any beverage into wine. It is a wine-guzzler-in-a-front-shelf-cabinet — and that is saying something.
With the Gulp-Buddy, you can carry your favorite bottle of wine with you anywhere! It fits over virtually every wine bottle, and is made of gorgeous red nylon. This great wine glass and tote is the perfect companion for the beach, pool, the ball game, a day at the mall, or even your yoga class.
13. Accoutrements 12389 Shakespearean Insult Bandages
- Comes with a variety of insults
- Very popular
- Fun for the whole family
- Cute and fun novelty gift
The Accoutrements 12389 Shakespearean Insult Bandages offers you the chance to send a wounded loved one off with a nice parting shot. You get a box of sixteen miniature bandages, each one printed with an outrageous insult printed on it.
We love the quality of the bandages themselves. They’re well suited for scrapes and other minor wounds and don’t tear off the way a regular bandage does.
The humor on the bandage is right on, and exactly what you would expect out of Shakespeare. Let’s just say that they’re not all polite.
14. Kikkerland Cat Butt Magnets
- Funny novelty magnets
- Each measures 2” by 2” by 2”
- Magnets are 6 lbs
- Comes with 6 frogs
- Perfect gift for feline fanatics
- Safe to use inside
- No toxic materials were used
This set of 6 Cat Butt magnets from Kikkerland are a great way to add a bit of novelty to your kitchen. They consist of a stack of 6 magnets that look like little frogs. All of them have little faces on their back end, and for some reason these faces look like cat’s bottoms with tails.
Turning them around are a lot less fun. But at least their bottoms do resemble their fronts.
These little frogs are all ceramic, and each measures 2” by 2” by 2”. The magnets themselves are quite strong, and they have a bit of weight to them because they’re made of steel. Because they’re ceramic though, you should keep them away from kids under the age of nine, and make sure there’s no pets around too.
15. GoFloats Unicorn Pool Float Party Tube
- Inflates in under 2 minutes
- Easy to get in and out of
- Includes a built-in cup holder
- Handy instruction card
- Fun for the whole family- children, parents, teens
- Holds up to 450 lbs from ages 3 and up
- May sink if left unattended
- Insulated cup holder can only hold small drinks
- No seat belts
- Not for heavy swimmers
Have So Much Fun!
16. Peleg Design Luma Smart Mobile Phone Night Light
- Has a super bright LED light that looks like a small light bulb
- Can clip onto the back of your phone
- Universal adjustable arms that won’t affect the volume or power buttons
- Chargeable by USB
- Suitable for all smartphones
- Compatible with iOS and Android
- Available in blue, purple, red, and silver
- Easy to clean
- May be too bright for some people at night
- Just fits on a Samsung S5, not an S7
- The clip on may break over time
Tired of not being able to find your phone in the dark when you need it? You can clip this eye-catching Luma light on to any phone. I admit, it looks like something you’d see in a science fiction film, but the reality is that it clips right on to your phone.
The light turns on the moment you want to find it and quickly turns off when you’re done. If you’re worried about being blinded by the light, don’t worry. It only lights up the area where you need it.
17. Man Cave Candle 16oz Bacon & Bourbon Man Mason Jar Candle
- Burns very long
- Its scent is very strong
This Mason jar candle is unique and creative, perfect for the owner of a man cave or to compliment your bar decor. It has a matte black finish that’s rustic and masculine. Its wide and sturdy base keeps the jar secure on its surface.
It’s made from 100% soy wax, which is hand poured and inspected for imperfections before being shipped out. It also in scented with a masculine bourbon scent.
Its scent may be overpowering for men who aren’t really into alcohol, so check out the product description beforehand if that’s the case.
18. Fairly Odd Novelties Grenade Shaped 3D Mold Fun Bomb Military Ice Maker Gift
- Fun gift idea
- Makes a cool conversation piece
- Hand painted and made of high quality silicone rubber
- Doesn’t require any batteries
- Makes a great popcorn bowl
- Ball is not for ages 2 and under
- Using it as a popcorn bowl is a little shallow
9.5 x 5.5 x 5.5 Inches
The Fairly Odd Novelties Grenade Shaped 3D Mold Fun Bomb Military Ice Maker Gift is a great gift idea for guys, or for movie or war lovers. It is a great conversation piece and is fun for parties.
This interesting novelty gift is made from silicone rubber. It comes in a variety of colors. The mold is easy to fill with ice, water, and corn kernels, then is placed on top of the "nose cone" for the ice maker to snap into place. You then have to keep it in the freezer for approximately 12-14 hours for the ice to set.
19. Paddywax Candles GL08Z Paddywax Library Collection Mark Twain Scented Soy Wax Candle
- Smokeless when lit
- Pretty design
- 95 hour burn time
- Fragrance can fill a room
This candle is made from soy wax and features the fragrance of tobacco flowers and vanilla. It comes in a gift box and can burn for 95 hours, making it ideal for gift giving. The sturdy metal lid on top keeps the candle dirt-free and clean after use. The cherry wood wick makes it safe for use with a votive holder and features a protective layer around the flame to ensure safety.
20. Creative Hand Made Knitted Brain Hat Unique Thinking Cap Winter Beanies
- Fun look
This is a really cute and silly hat that would bring both laughter and warmth to any winter get together or holiday party. Whether you're going for a silly look or are looking for a stocking stuffer idea for someone in your life with a sense of humor, you'll love this cute hat.
The hat is handmade, so you'll know that you're getting something that is truly unique. It's not a mass-produced item, which helps ensure that you'll be getting something truly special.
21. Nessie Ladle Green
- 16 oz
- BPA and lead-free
- Ideal for serving soup, stews, and more
The Nessie Ladle doesn’t need a website. It doesn’t need a brochure. It doesn’t even need to be advertised. The only thing it needs is for you to see it and understand that you need one. This is a product of simple genius. If you’re big on cooking or eating out, then you have a problem with ladeling. You end up with soups and stews and sauces just dribbling instead of ladled. This award-winning solution is exactly what you need to clean the mess and to enjoy these meals like you’re supposed to.
22. Seracon Eco Culture
- Eco-friendly product from renewable natural resources
- Creates a warm, fragrant environment
- All-natural, non-toxic, and environmentally friendly
8 oz (225 g).
With its long-lasting and non-toxic features, Seracon candles are perfect for providing the environment with a warm, relaxed, and natural feeling. Don’t be deceived by its small size; this candle packs a very strong and delicious scent that can fill up a large space.
The smell is not overpowering but will get a lot of compliments for its bright, yet subtle scent. The natural cotton wick is made from a renewable resource and provides a pleasant and soothing light glow for a long time.
23. Supercope Drinking Cup Holder Clip
- Simply holds onto the edge of your table, desk, or counter.
- Easy to use
- Made of high quality stainless steel material
- A great gift for your nearest and dearest
- Easy and quick to assemble
- Easy to clean
- Reputable seller
So this is a product that works for the majority of people who buy it, which is what we like to see. The way the device works is you just clip it on to the edge of the table, on a desk, or on a counter and your cup comes into the frame with it.
With this, you don’t have to worry about your cup spilling, or knocking into anything and causing a catastrophe. One of the best things about the Super cups and storage clips is they are incredibly easy to use.
It isn’t something you have to struggle to figure out how to operate. It’s a pretty basic device, as you can tell by looking at the pictures. To use it, you will just need to put it on the edge of the table, and then clamp your cup to it.
24. Popfunk Harry Potter Mischief Managed Movie T Shirt & Stickers
- Harry Potter fanatic?
- A humorous look at your life
- Will make you smile!
- Great for giving to a Harry Potter lover!
The Harry Potter fan in your life is sure to love this humorous t shirt and stickers. It’s a great Harry Potter gift for a variety of people, which makes it the perfect unique gift.
This t shirt is very high quality and will probably last a long time if it’s cared for properly. It is pretty expensive, however, so make sure you really want to give a Harry Potter fan a shirt like this as a gift.
25. Pac-Man Heat Changing Ceramic Coffee Mug
- Looks like Pac-man
- Great gift for children
- Holds just one cup
- Check out the latest price here!
Who does not remember playing with Pac-Man? This cool coffee mug is a great birthday or Christmas present for anyone who got hooked on Pac-Man in the 1980s! Of course, the design is classic Pac-Man. Orange body with a black mouth and yellow eyes.
When you fill the mug with hot coffee and set it down on the table, you will witness the magic. The Pac-Man face will slowly open, revealing a maze on the inside of the mug. It is like your mug is a portal to a classic video game.
The pattern will be there as long as the tea is hot in the throw-away mug. When the coffee is cold, the internals of the design will be hidden again. Think of a nice, warm afternoon, reading the newspaper, enjoying a latte and being productive at the same time!
26. Drhob Flee 6-Piece Green Coaster Set
- Made from recycled materials
- Made from 100% post-consumer materials
- Includes a 6-piece coaster set
- A flower pot-shaped wine glass holder
- Easy to clean
- No assembly required
- Great gift idea for owner
If you’re looking for a couple of novel-yet-useful gifts to give to a significant other, look no further than the Flee 6-Piece Green Coaster Set with Flower Pot Shaped Holder for Drinks,Coffee,Cup,Mug.
These coasters are shaped like flower pots, which makes sure your mugs and glasses are resting on something stylish before your head to bed. The coaster fits most wine and water glasses with a 3-inch to 4-inch diameter opening.
27. iPhone 5s Case
- Comes in 6 different colors
- Full access to all ports
- See through case design
- 3D ears made of soft TPU
- Lightweight, slim and durable
- Protective lip around camera
- Mickey ears are a playful addition
- Fun, adorable and makes people happy
- Cute as a stocking stuffer
- Can be slippery
- Mickey ears are not sticky
- Not water-proof
Don’t worry ladies, there is an Edward’s Case to match your ears too! Products like iPhones deserve a case that reflects their high class status and the Fashion Super Cute Sparkle Glitter 3D Disney Mickey Mouse Ears case does just that.
This case is ultra soft, flexible and offers easy access to all of the iPhone’s ports. The 3D design is sturdy, lightweight and highly durable to last through multiple falls. The ear’s are securely attached to the case so they can’t fall off easily.
28. Beach Mat Pizza Outdoor Travel 63" Super Thin Round Towel Shade Waterproof
Backyard barbecues and beach days are great, but it’s always nice to have a way to keep a few cool beverages on-hand at these parties. It makes the party more convenient, after all.
Enter the beach mat pizza. It’s an entertaining, fun, and very practical novelty product. But don’t let its novelty design fool you: It’s actually quite useful and will add a lot to your beach days and pool parties.
You just lay down the pizza on the ground about half a foot from the water. Then, using the handles on top, pick it up and lay it over the drink cooler or a plastic bag, closing the handles to secure it tightly against the cooler or plastic bag.
29. Wink Science Flask Salt and Pepper Shakers
- Unique gift
- Covers a must-have
- Three pieces
- Neatly built and packaged
The Wink Salt and Pepper shakers are from the collection of the American designers who created the best novelty gifts. They are made of almost non-toxic plastic and are non-splashy.
The shakers fit snuggly at the top of any table, and are made in the shape of miniature players that fit in the middle of any tabletop.
You can choose between the chefs, waiters and maids who are all in a professional uniform. Each character has its own salt or pepper bowl and holds a tray. The characters can also pass as salt and pepper spoons and are very pleasing to the eye.
30. CKB Ltd Buddha Budai Decoration Vintage Home Butter Dish
- Folds down to 3.5" x 3.5" x 3"
- Made of high-quality porcelain
- Makes a thoughtful gift
- A great decoration item
- You can use it to store coins or keys
Who doesn’t need a cute buddha sitting on their counter? No, but really this novelty butter dish is exactly what you need. The butter dish is ideal for keeping keys, coins, or other small items. It’s a great decoration item and would look absolutely adorable on any countertop, or even in a kids’ room.
If you’re looking for a cool gift that’s also useful, then this buddha budai tray is a good choice. It’s made of high-quality porcelain that’s not only durable, but also heat resistant. It should be noted that this is non-porcelain, so don’t put it in the freezer or microwave.
31. ThinkGeek Star Wars Millennium Falcon Exclusive Multi-Tool Kit
- Six key screwdrivers
- Adjustable wrench
- Extra purchase value provided
- Award-winning brand
- Works for small projects
- Securely holds keys via a belt clip
If you go to any major geek site, this "Millennium Falcon" multi-tool tool is going to be on that list of items you want. It has really great customer reviews and very good company ratings, which is why we have chosen it to be one of our most popular items.
The Star Wars multi-tool kit is equipped with the following:
32. GOAT STORY Mug
A great gift for a coffee lover. Offers a clever but unique approach to coffee mugs.
Large, 12 oz. capacity mug has a design for any goat lover. Will quickly make anyone smile.
Made of painted ceramic material. Safe for use in the microwave. Brown & Black.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What are some cool gifts?
Some great novelty gifts are ones that feel luxurious and provide a treat for the senses. Everyone loves that feeling and it is a great way to make someone feel special.
Surprise your friends, family and coworkers with any gift from this massive list below and make it a memorable occasion for all!
Whats a good gift for someone who has everything?
Lucky for you, we have compiled a list of 33 awesome novelty gifts that are actually useful.
What is a really thoughtful gift?
A thoughtful gift is one that is perfectly tailored to the person receiving it. One of the best ways to get this is to ask what kind of gifts they enjoy getting. If they give you a list of things, make sure to take the time to get something that means the most to him.
Make sure to choose a gift of things that would make his life easier or could save him time. And if you’re a friend, don’t forget to put in a few cheesy presents that you know he will totally crack up at.
What is the best gift for a man who has everything?
When the guy in your life already has everything, just about any gift will do. In fact, the more perplexing the better. By taking the time to search for unique and unusual gift ideas, you’ll ensure any man in your life will certainly love what he’s given. Here are 33 great gift ideas for the man who seemingly has everything.
Stumped for ideas for those between 25-35, or over 50, for that special someone? You are not alone.
Finding unique and meaningful gifts has never been easy, especially when you are pressed for time, or know nothing about the person to whom the gift is for.
We wanted to clear up the confusion, so we found a bunch of novel gifts that are awesome for one particular audience. As you read through this article, please remember that we don't receive any commission from these products, and our goal is to help you find something truly unique for the person you love.
|Blue Q Oven Mitt||Best Overall|
|Fairly Odd Novelties Grenade Shaped 3D Mold Fun Bomb Military Ice Maker Gift||Budget Pick|
|Pac-Man Heat Changing Ceramic Coffee Mug||Upgrade Pick|