The Ultimate List of the Best White Elephant Gift Ideas

Emily Wendzich
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This gift exchange idea requires participants to bring a fun but undesirable gift that the other participants will want to own.

A white elephant gift exchange is a popular way to celebrate the holidays with friends and family.

In our guide, we have identified some of the best and funniest white elephant gifts that can be fun to give and even more fun to receive.

NameCategoryProduct
Handmade with Love by Fatima. As seen in Monica's Door. It has Two Side Tape in the back. Handmade. Yellow FrameBest OverallHandmade with Love by Fatima. As seen in Monica's Door. It has Two Side Tape in the back. Handmade. Yellow Frame
Beistle 60832 Umbrella HatBudget PickBeistle 60832 Umbrella Hat
Casdon Little Henry VacuumUpgrade PickCasdon Little Henry Vacuum

1. Handmade with Love by Fatima. As seen in Monica's Door. It has Two Side Tape in the back. Handmade. Yellow Frame

Our rating: 9 / 10

Handmade with Love by Fatima. As seen in Monica's Door. It has Two Side Tape in the back. Handmade. Yellow Frame

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Pros:

  • Well designed
  • Arrives as shown
  • Good value

Peephole Frame. View on both sides of your peephole.

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2. Fresh Balls and ASSWIPES to Go Single Packets!

Our rating: 9 / 10

Fresh Balls and ASSWIPES to Go Single Packets!

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Pros:

  • * FUN FOR THE WHOLE HOUSEHOLD

3. Secret Hitler

Our rating: 9 / 10

Secret Hitler

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Pros:

  • Fun for a variety of ages and groups
  • Has a great theme for a political game
  • Simple to learn, but challenging to play
  • Fun to play as a group

4. Fred BOTTLED UP Glass Spirits Decanter

Our rating: 9 / 10

Fred BOTTLED UP Glass Spirits Decanter

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Pros:

  • Creative
  • Novelty
  • White Elephant Gift
  • Gives you a little insight into the holder’s personality
  • Quality decanter

Creative, Unique, Unusual, Best White Elephant Gift, Perfect Office Secret Santa Gift.

If you’re looking for a conversational piece on your dining table, then this decanter is a great addition to your setting. The decanter itself looks really cool and in our opinion, makes for a great white elephant gift.

The decanter is made from quality glass and is completely dishwasher safe. It also comes with a metal stopper to stop your liquor from spilling out when delivered. You also get a gift box with your purchase so you’re ready to start your gift off on the right foot. Everyone at your office receiver exchange will give this gift a thumbs up.

5. Blue Q Oven Mitt

Our rating: 9 / 10

Blue Q Oven Mitt

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Consider this hilarious oven mitt as well when you go shopping for the perfect Xmas gift for your friends, families or colleagues. This is one funny gift that people would love to get!

Why I like this:

I've been on the hunt for a really good and funny oven mitt for quite some time now and couldn't find what I wanted until I saw this Blue Q Oven Mitt. What I like about this is it's a very effective oven mitt and also has a witty and funny saying that would make a good stocking filler for Christmas.

6. Thoughtfully Gifts

Our rating: 9 / 10

Thoughtfully Gifts

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Pros:

  • High quality, flavorful hot sauces
  • Gives you the ability to sample and review a variety of hot sauces
  • Great for both gifts and everyday use as part of a proper diet
  • Great for gift-giving

Hot sauce is a very popular gift even if you don’t include the Fuego hot sauce. People have loved hot sauce for a long time and still find it as a great gift to receive. You can find almost anything (and everything) in this 7 pack of hot sauces that makes it a great gift to give.

7. Dwelling in Fantasy Creepy Cage Face Coffee Mug

Our rating: 9 / 10

Dwelling in Fantasy Creepy Cage Face Coffee Mug

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Pros:

  • Made from high-quality ceramic
  • Funny design

The Dwelling in Fantasy Creepy Cage Face Coffee Mug is somewhat humorous mug with a scary face on it that’s sure to blow everyone’s mind. This 15oz mug comes with a durable white handle and a detachable lid.

The design is printed on its inside, so after you’ve washed it a few times, you’ll still be able to see the face, minus any water stains.

The mug is microwave safe and dishwasher safe. The product is BPA and lead free.

8. Our Own Candle Company Smell My Nuts Scented 13 oz Mason Jar Candle

Our rating: 9 / 10

Our Own Candle Company Smell My Nuts Scented 13 oz Mason Jar Candle

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Pros:

  • Puts out 13 ounces of wax
  • Clean burning soy wax and steel wick
  • Made with phthalate-free fragrances
  • Lasts up to 75 hours
  • Great for gifting to men and women
  • Uses a jumbo jar
  • Wonderful scent

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9. Man Cave Candle 16oz Bacon & Bourbon Man Mason Jar Candle

Our rating: 9 / 10

Man Cave Candle 16oz Bacon & Bourbon Man Mason Jar Candle

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Pros:

  • Great for the outdoorsy man
  • Strong bacon scent
  • Burns for 35 to 40 hours
  • Mason jar design
  • Durable

Cons:

  • May be too strong for some people
  • May not fill a whole room with the scent

This 16oz Bacon Candle is made with soy wax and boasts a strong bacon scent. It burns for up to 35 hours and is therefore great for long, relaxing outdoor BBQs. The Mason jar is great to display – you can even refill it with a variety of things.

As with all candles, you should keep this one out of the reach of pets and children as it may pose a burning hazard. You may also want to do some research on how to extinguish a candle without water before you buy it.

10. WHAT ON EARTH

Our rating: 9 / 10

WHAT ON EARTH

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Pros:

  • Works well
  • Good gift for someone who loves unicorns

Cons:

  • Smaller than I was expecting
  • Somewhat difficult to use

X 2.75" – BPA free

This silicone ice cube tray from WHAT ON EARTH is easy to use and, more importantly, easy to make. It has a variety of shapes that you can create, including an ice version of a cute little unicorn.

This silicone ice cube tray is made from medical-grade silicone. This is a good thing, because it ensures the safety of anyone who wishes to use the product. It’ll also stand up to your dishwasher.

11. Bears vs Babies by Exploding Kittens

Our rating: 9 / 10

Bears vs Babies by Exploding Kittens

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Pros:

  • Very fun and cute baby card game
  • Easy to learn and play
  • Perfect for families
  • Very good value
  • Makes a great party game

Exploding Kittens is a very light -hearted game where you use exploding kittens to destroy your friends' kittens, and send more kittens to them. Players have to be aware of the threats created by the exploding kittens to work out how to deal with them. This is a cutesy take on a card game.

It is definitely not intended for children under five years of age, as it seems pretty complex for children of that age. It is more suited to a teenage audience or adults.

This is a really fun game that can be played by pretty much anyone. It is surprisingly easy to pick up and very entertaining.

12. Drinking Buddies Classic Themed Reuseable Glass Drink Markers

Our rating: 9 / 10

Drinking Buddies Classic Themed Reuseable Glass Drink Markers

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Pros:

  • It has a rubber band to prevent losing your glass
  • It comes in different styles
  • It’s a good conversation starter!

Cons:

  • It’s a little bit too small for most glasses.

Keep track of your glass with these themed collections of reusable glass markers. Using the reusable stickers, you’ll be able to assign your glass with themes such as popular pro sports teams, hometown and state, a variety of colleges, and more.

Bear in mind that the reusable stickers are designed in different sizes, which means you’ll be able to fit them on different glasses.

13. Wedding Wine Gift

Our rating: 9 / 10

Wedding Wine Gift

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Pros:

  • It is packed full of the latest technological features to make sure that it will keep your wine chilled for hours on end
  • It can be used for either red wine or white wine
  • Durable ABS plastic construction
  • High-quality inner gel ensures that the wine can remain chilled for up to 4 hours.
  • The design of the wine chiller allows for easy use
  • The wine chiller is made from extra-thick gel to ensure that it will last for a long time.
  • The extra-thick gel means that it will keep your wine chilled for up to four hours.
  • The wine chiller comes with a lid to ensure that it can be easily stored.
  • This wine chiller also has a base that will allow you to place it in an ice tray if you want to drink your wine over ice.
  • The stylish design of the wine chiller makes it ideal for any type of wine collection.

Cons:

  • The wine chiller is designed in such a way that it will not fit in a fridge.

14. Someecards Censored Assorted Funny Happy Hour Gag Novelty Coasters Party Set of 6

Our rating: 9 / 10

Someecards Censored Assorted Funny Happy Hour Gag Novelty Coasters Party Set of 6

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Pros:

  • The twelve coasters are printed on both sides and all come with different funny statements and images on each side.
  • This White Elephant gift set is ready to use right away.
  • The 2.75-inch diameter coasters are big enough to catch any beverage spillage.
  • The Set of 12 Coasters work perfect as a hilarious White Elephant gift or as a cool addition to a themed drink party.
  • This Funny Coasters Set will brighten up any drinking night or bring a great laugh to any house party.
  • Even if your mom's book club is hitting you up for White Elephant ideas this year, these funny coasters are sure to stand out from the pack and give everyone a good laugh.
  • The set of coasters are lightweight and fit in any bag.
  • The Funny Coasters Set is especially great for your White Elephant gift swap, Christmas gift exchange and holiday gift giving.

Do not soak in water. Hand-wash only.

15. Star Wars Mug

Our rating: 9 / 10

Star Wars Mug

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Pros:

  • Contains hidden character
  • Doesn’t need a coaster
  • Good size for coffee
  • Available in 4 different color options

Cons:

  • Price may be a bit higher than some gifts
  • Gift reaction may be lukewarm

This gift may be cheap, and it may be lame, but it’s undeniably unique and captivating. It’s definitely one of the best white elephant gifts in our humble opinion.

What makes this gift so special is simply the fact that…it’s a mug that has a hidden character from the famous Star Wars. The mug itself is shaped like a helmet from Darth Vader and can be opened to reveal a hidden figure from the Star Wars trilogy. The secret characters include Luke Skywalker, R2-D2 and Obi-Wan Kenobi.

16. Bubble Wrap Calendar

Our rating: 9 / 10

Bubble Wrap Calendar

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Pros:

  • A unique conversation piece
  • It has the month, date, and year on the calendar
  • Helps to fight procrastination

If you want to make someone feel happiness and joy every day, then this would be a great gift for them. It’s a bubble wrap calendar that is a great stress reliever.

17. Exploding Kittens Card Game

Our rating: 9 / 10

Exploding Kittens Card Game

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Pros:

  • Available in different languages
  • Beautiful illustrations
  • Fairly short playing time
  • Seemingly endless replayability

This is one of the best white elephant gift ideas as we said in our opening. This family-friendly game is simple to play. The first player who draws an exploding kitten card gets an exploding kitten card. All the other players at the table have to draw cards until someone gets an exploding kitten card also.

At the end of the round, after everyone at the table has drawn an exploding kitten card, they look at the cards they have drawn. If any of the cards drawn are kitten cards and an exploding kitten card, the owner of a kitten card will be killed.

18. Funwares TriceraTaco Holder Ultimate Dinosaur Taco Stand

Our rating: 9 / 10

Funwares TriceraTaco Holder Ultimate Dinosaur Taco Stand

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Pros:

  • Doesn’t fall over easily
  • Much less messy than a normal plate and looks great on the table
  • Fun & perfect for switching up your taco night
  • Holds any size tacos: hard & soft shells, crunchy & soft taco shells, Mission 8 inch dippers, and even deep fried tacos!
  • Holds tacos securely
  • Dishwasher safe

Cons:

  • Doesn’t fold up
  • Not very portable
  • A little tricky to set up
  • Only holds 2 tacos

We love dinosaurs, and we love tacos, so you can imagine our excitement when we found the Funwares TriceraTaco Holder Ultimate Dinosaur Taco Stand! My family and I love tacos, and sometimes we just want to switch up something to make it a little more fun.

This stand is so much fun! Our kids are easily entertained, and our newest addition really enjoys playing with this. It holds the taco securely, and it doesn’t fall over easily. You can even put two tacos on it to have a more substantial meal.

19. Rainbow Socks

Our rating: 9 / 10

Rainbow Socks

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Pros:

  • Great for white elephant gift exchanges
  • Each box contains five pairs of socks
  • Great soft quality socks
  • Excellent value
  • Affordably priced
  • Unique stocking stuffer

If you want to give a white elephant gift that will be remembered, then you need to consider Rainbow Socks. These make great gifts for stocking stuffers or as part of a larger gift.

The socks are made of a soft, comfortable material that should be comfortable to wear. They have been designed in a very colorful pattern, and you can get them in pink, orange, or brown. There s also a sushi pattern that distinguishes them as something different.

Overall, the socks are a great addition to your next white elephant gift exchange or stocking stuffer. They are a great way to get in some laughs and add some fun to the party.

20. Fred BEAUTY CLEAN Rubber Dish Washing Gloves

Our rating: 8 / 10

Fred BEAUTY CLEAN Rubber Dish Washing Gloves

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Pros:

  • 100% waterproof
  • Anti-slip
  • Superior material quality
  • Inexpensive
  • Range of colors

Cons:

  • Sizing may be an issue
  • Don’t wash dishes that have been sitting overnight

They say a picture paints a thousand words. For these dish washing gloves, we have a thousand laughs. These gloves are the most “funny” way to clean your dishes that we have ever seen.

These hilarious gloves are designed and marketed by Fred. These gloves will put a smile on everyone’s face in the household, especially when grandma is trying to do the dishes and she’s looking like a grandma from the 1960’s.

If you’re into gift giving, these rubber gloves are a great gag gift to give to your “hard working” employees after they have tried their best. Or you can use them as a small gift at your next party. For all the party goers that like to have fun while washing dishes.

21. 4 oz. Glass Shaker

Our rating: 8 / 10

4 oz. Glass Shaker

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Pros:

  • * Great for garlic
  • eggs
  • and onion dishes that need a bit of salt

Cons:

  • *Pricey for a gift *Tricky to refill

San Francisco Salt Company has been described as the Mac of the salt world. Their bartenders' salt has been recognized on the San Francisco Chronicle and America's Test Kitchen. It is also a great addition to any seasoning kit. The product is fairly pricey, but the best salt shaker you might find.

22. Wash Away Last Night Bath Soak

Our rating: 8 / 10

Wash Away Last Night Bath Soak

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Pros:

  • Very affordable
  • The 2.5-gallon tub is big enough to hold a lot of ingredients
  • Long-lasting scent
  • Great use as a gift basket, or hostess gift
  • An invigorating bath soak great for adults or kids (suits all skin conditions)

Cons:

  • The scent is very strong
  • The tub is small, making it challenging to add larger ingredients.

23. Allures & Illusions Giant Googly Eyes

Our rating: 8 / 10

Allures & Illusions Giant Googly Eyes

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Pros:

  • Giant-sized
  • Fun for adults and kids of all ages

If you are looking for a silly gag gift for a party, this could be the one. The Illusions & Allure set of two Giant Googly Eyes is a great novelty gift for cooling down hotheads and making friends laugh.

You can decorate walls, mirrors, windows, and more. You can add these to any window, because these eye stickers won’t fall off. The manufacturer of this gift has been making this product for decades, and has become well known for its ability to leave smiles on faces.

24. Knock Knock Original Personal Library Kit & Gift

Our rating: 8 / 10

Knock Knock Original Personal Library Kit & Gift

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Pros:

  • Great for book lovers
  • Creates a fun experience
  • Encourages reading
  • Easy to use
  • Designed for book lovers
  • Makes a great gift
  • Easy to personalize
  • Makes a great gift
  • Includes a card catalog
  • Includes all you need for a library

Knock Knock is a clever company that specializes in unique greeting cards. This product is for English and Spanish speakers.

This Knock Knock kit includes a card catalog, reading date stamp, date stamp pad, a card catalog check-in/out card, and 25 book plates. The card catalog is a nice wood design with a locking drawer.

You can put the address of your library as well and it comes with a metal plate. There is also a card catalog shelf that you can attach to the top of your bookshelf. You can attach soft velcro to the back of any book to turn it into a book plate.

25. Seracon Eco Culture

Our rating: 8 / 10

Seracon Eco Culture

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Pros:

  • Handcrafted from non-genetically modified Canadian Gem-Maple
  • Hand dipped in soy-based, lead free vegetable wax
  • Hand painted with non-toxic, water based dye
  • Free of Parabens, Phthalates and SLS
  • Total of 60 hours of burn time

The Serveron Eco Culture Candle Tin Maple Wooden Wick 4.5 In, 1 Each is an all-natural, vegan, and non-GMO soy-based candle. It burns with a long-lasting rustic scent. It’s made from real wood that’s hand cut, waxed, and painted.

The wax is made from pure Canadian Gem Maple trees that aren’t genetically modified in any way. The manufacturer has dedicated their company to green ways of making products with 100% carbon offset from the production to the final product.

It’s also a great green product for you or someone you love to have or receive during the winter season. The candle is hand-dipped in soy-based, lead-free vegetable wax and made with hand-painted non-toxic dye.

26. Nostalgia Indoor Electric Stainless Steel S'mores Maker

Our rating: 8 / 10

Nostalgia Indoor Electric Stainless Steel S'mores Maker

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Pros:

  • Great alternative to a fire
  • Easy to clean
  • Looks great with any decor

Is there a better campout treat than S’mores? If you’re really wanting to have that campfire experience in the back, patio, or your own living room, you’re going to need this s’mores maker.

Nostalgia is known for making high-quality kitchen collectibles. Their s’mores maker is sure to satisfy anybody who wants to make the ultimate in camping and outdoor nostalgia in their own home. The heavy-duty stainless steel construction means it’s going to last a really long time.

Despite its size, it’s fairly lightweight, and not bulky at all. So you don’t have to worry about it taking up too much space.

27. My Pen15 Club Rose Nylund Celebrity Prayer Candle

Our rating: 8 / 10

My Pen15 Club Rose Nylund Celebrity Prayer Candle

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Pros:

  • Good looking
  • It’s well made
  • Different colors available
  • Celebrity Wax Figure

Cons:

  • It’s pretty expensive
  • It only does double duty as both a candle and a figure

If you have a friend or family member who is a Golden Girl fan, this is a fantastic gift. The coolest thing about this white elephant gift is that it is a wax figure of the great Rose Nylund from The Golden Girls.

This is a good looking white elephant gift. It’s not a cheap looking item at all. It is a nicely designed gift that will look great on a shelf in the recipient’s house.

To give a little more detail, the wax figure of Rose Nylund is holding a white prayer candle, inside of a Golden Girls themed box. The box is plastic, and looks fairly nice. It’s about 5” x 5” x 3” in size.

28. Liquid Ass

Our rating: 8 / 10

Liquid Ass

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Pros:

  • Great fun prank gift
  • Draws a big crowd at a party

A prank gift that no one ever wants to get, Liquid Ass smells like the farts that demons let out of hell. Your friends will never believe you didn’t slip a fart bomb into the Christmas gift exchange, but what they really won’t believe is that this actually exists.

Liquid ass is a fickle prankster. It doesn’t work on everyone, but your mark will probably be humiliated before they get a good nose full. There’s an official website where you can buy a bottle, but this is best done as a last resort after one of your pranks went too far.

29. Chocolate Bars

Our rating: 8 / 10

Chocolate Bars

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Pros:

  • Made with real chocolate
  • Made with real honey
  • Comes in different flavors

Chuao Chocolatier Chocolate bars come in a variety of flavors to satisfy your chocolate cravings. Chuao Chocolatier is a popular brand used by some of the biggest chefs in the country.

30. Fred and Friends Oven Mitts Bear

Our rating: 8 / 10

Fred and Friends Oven Mitts Bear

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Pros:

  • Adorable and hilarious
  • Great for camping and other outdoor activities

Cons:

  • Not as protective as traditional oven gloves
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The Fred and Friends Oven Mitts Bear, Hands are made from a soft cotton and polyester blend fabric for easy care. They also feature a cosy, mitt-style cuff with coordinating blue pom-pom trim.

A rope tie ensures a secure fit while dual layer oven mitt construction makes for an easy to grip, comfortable and heat-resistant accessory that can withstand temperatures of up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit.

These mitts are sure to warm the heart of anyone with a sense of humour, as well as anyone preparing roast meals and Christmas dinners!

31. Kitty Carpet Reusable Downstairs Toupee Merkin

Our rating: 8 / 10

Kitty Carpet Reusable Downstairs Toupee Merkin

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Pros:

  • Looks like a carpet
  • Great for cat and dog lovers

If you’re in the market for a new carpet or a replacement for your old one, then this one-size-fits-all toupee merkin for cats and dogs might just be the perfect product for you.

Made with only the finest quality faux fur, cat and dog owners will love this handy doormat. The Kitty Carpet Reusable Downstairs Toupee merkin is long enough to cover more than 15 feet of carpet space.

The unique design of this product makes it ideal for an entrance, hallway, bedroom, living room, dining room, bathroom, stairs, or kitchen. You can even use this product to protect your floor from mess when you clean or when you are having a party or a celebration.

32. Unstable Unicorns Card Game

Our rating: 8 / 10

Unstable Unicorns Card Game

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Pros:

  • It’s a hilarious game with a strategic twist
  • Great for a party
  • Provides great laughs with friends

With a Funny Sh*t 16-Card Deck!

The Unstable Unicorns card game from Spalding uses a unique and strategic combination of cards to make for a great game. The game revolves around playing a card from your hand to create new rules for the players to follow. Then, everyone must use the new rules to try and beat the target score.

This game can be played in teams or individually, giving any group of friends a hilarious challenge. It’s practical enough to bring along to parties and is related to the game Apples to Apples and Cards Against Humanity.

33. Carson Home Accents The Original Red Nek Red Party Cup

Our rating: 8 / 10

Carson Home Accents The Original Red Nek Red Party Cup

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Pack of 24.

This unique plastic party cup features a handy collapsible design. The convenient handle eliminates the need to carry a full cup, and it's built with a built-in base so that you can make a toast. It makes a great gift for Christmas parties as you can use it for red parties.

This cup contains a special design that makes it convert to a plate at the snap of a finger. It's great for outdoor events like potlucks. This will be an amazing gift for everyone, especially for those who love to entertain and loved ones who love to entertain.

34. Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Our rating: 8 / 10

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

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The Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker is one of the better known breakfast sandwich machines of the present day. The reviews on this product have been generally more than favorable in the past.

Users have also reported that the machine is very easy to clean, although quite a few have mentioned that the top does not come off and that it seems to have quite a few parts.

All in all, any consumer who purchases this item is able to make a variety of breakfast sandwiches, sausage patties, and waffles on a regular basis. Those who have purchased this item quite simply love it.

35. CHAMBONG – Mini Size

Our rating: 8 / 10

CHAMBONG – Mini Size

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Pros:

  • Holds 13.5 fl oz
  • Cute design
  • Great if handed out at a party
  • Very cheap

Cons:

  • Not meant for daily use
  • Design is cheap (doesn’t look like gold!)

The CHAMBONG Champagne Bottle is a very cheap set of two champagne glasses that you can hand out at a party or use it as a fun drinking game.

The glasses are made from glass but have gold accents to them. The glasses measure about 5 inches tall and 3 inches wide at the top. Just like a bottle of champagne or sparkling wine, the glasses have a fun bubbly design or finish to them.

The glasses can be hand washed in the sink if they get dirty, but need to be placed on a flat surface to dry. The glasses also come in a nice looking gift box so that they’re ready to go when you receive them, or you can give them to someone as a gift!

36. Blue Q Crew Socks

Our rating: 8 / 10

Blue Q Crew Socks

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Pros:

  • Made to last, with reinforced heel and toe, and durability
  • Fun and unusual

These crew socks are both hugely unique and useful. They’re made with an extra-wide fit that comfortably fits many different shoe sizes. Blue Q makes quality socks that last for a very long time, even after machine-washing and drying according to the instructions.

These multi-colored socks with funny graphic patterns will quickly become your favorite socks, as they’re comfortable and fun to wear.

You’ll look great in these socks, and be the envy of everyone else in the party with a matching pair. You can gift them to yourself too if you know that is hard to find in your country.

37. Dad Bag Fanny Pack Fake Dad bod Beer Belly Bag Waist pack,Cell Phone Neck Strap

Our rating: 8 / 10

Dad Bag Fanny Pack Fake Dad bod Beer Belly Bag Waist pack,Cell Phone Neck Strap

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We all know how hard it is to choose the best white elephant gift. For us, this fake dad bod fanny pack did the trick. It’s unique, funny, and many people just won’t expect a fanny pack, even more so in the form of a dad.

If you were looking for a budget gift, this is it!

If you don’t believe us, read this hilarious review by We Rate Dogs.

38. Dammit Doll

Our rating: 8 / 10

Dammit Doll

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Pros:

  • Lightweight and easy to move around
  • Sturdy construction – it's not going to break
  • Washes easily with soap and water
  • Helps alleviate stress
  • Provides a little levity around the office or the house when things get tense
  • Comes in a plethora of colors
  • Provides an excellent novelty gift for a wide variety of occasions

Latex Rubber Toy Doll – Ideal Gift for Office Workers, Family, Friends, Birthday Party, Secret Santa….

39. Beistle 60832 Umbrella Hat

Our rating: 8 / 10

Beistle 60832 Umbrella Hat

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Pros:

  • Great for parties
  • Fun accessory

40. PDX Pet Design LICKI Brush

Our rating: 8 / 10

PDX Pet Design LICKI Brush

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Pros:

  • The Licki brush is a good option for those who want to choose one gift for all dogs in their home
  • It is also a convenient way to maintain oral health in pets
  • It works wonders in cutting back on daily brushing
  • It is more enjoyable for pet owners and pets to use the Licki brush compared to the conventional toothbrush
  • It does not require any toothpaste or pet toothpaste that needs purchasing
  • It needs one AA battery that will last for weeks

Cons:

  • Dogs may lick, nibble, and chew the brush off if not trained properly
  • The brush is made mainly from rubber-like plastic, which may be too tough for puppies
  • It is not a good option for cleaning back teeth because of the hard plastic
  • The Licki brush is designed to stimulate licking
  • The application isn’t always the same as a toothbrush

The Licki brush is a product that has been recently introduced in the market and has been well received. It offers good value for the money. It is an oral health solution for dogs. The brush is a patented design and it feels a lot like a human tongue.

41. Clean Dreams Kitchen Sponge Holder by OTOTO

Our rating: 8 / 10

Clean Dreams Kitchen Sponge Holder by OTOTO

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Pros:

  • Made from stainless steel
  • Holds two sponges inside
  • Easy to clean
  • Can be mounted on the wall
  • Removable from the wall
  • Can serve as a back scratcher
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Doesn’t leave marks
  • Can be used for other items

Cons:

  • Some people seem to have issues installing it
  • Not suitable for use in humid areas

Are you looking for the perfect kitchen sponge holder? Want one that’s unlike the usual plastic ones that are sold everywhere you turn? Then the Clean Dreams Kitchen Sponge Holder could be right up your alley.

This thing holds two sponges and can be mounted right on the wall. How awesome is that? If you have a kitchen without a lot of storage space, it could be the perfect thing you’re looking for.

It has texture on the outside, making it easy for you to hold and use to wipe any spills on the kitchen countertop as you clean. And because of the texture, it won’t leave scratches on your counters or sink.

42. Breaking Games Game of Phones

Our rating: 8 / 10

Breaking Games Game of Phones

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Families can always use a new game or two to reignite the fire that used to be their family game nights. The Game of Phones is a fun game for families as young as six and as old as absolutely… any age.

It's a battle that brings out the most of your competitive spirit of the day and pits you against the characters of your phones. Sometimes the family Android will fight for the iPhone; sometimes it will be the other way around. It's a game of luck, with no skill involved.

The game comes with 25 playing cards, four cards that you can connect to your smartphone and then utilize the app. There's no need to download any special app.

43. Funny Kitchen Chef Waitress Cooking Baking Pottery Grilling Apron

Our rating: 8 / 10

Funny Kitchen Chef Waitress Cooking Baking Pottery Grilling Apron

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Pros:

  • Made from high quality materials
  • Fit most people
  • Funny novelty design
  • Great for professionals or as a gift for a food lover
  • Very striking design
  • Fits adults comfortably
  • Solid build quality

Could have more/better pockets.

44. Why Do Men Have Nipples?: Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini

Our rating: 8 / 10

Why Do Men Have Nipples?: Hundreds of Questions You'd Only Ask a Doctor After Your Third Martini

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45. Awesome Shopper 1x Weiner Weener Cleaner Soap

Our rating: 8 / 10

Awesome Shopper 1x Weiner Weener Cleaner Soap

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Pros:

  • Hilarious gift idea
  • Quick and easy joke gift
  • Makes for a good white elephant gag gift

Cons:

  • Can fall apart over time
  • Can come across as crude and rude

Although this is no… weiner weener cleaner soap, it still makes for a hilarious gift idea for everyone including your friends and family members who enjoy a funny prank every once in a while.

Being realistic, you can expect the soap to lather up well like any other ordinary soap. But, otherwise, it looks very much like a real weiner weener cleaner with a dirt-like design.

According to multiple product reviews, the soap was really funny to give out to friends and family without any negative repercussions at all. You can always replace the weiner soaps with the real ones if someone calls you out on your prank.

46. TableTopics Friends Conversation Pack

Our rating: 8 / 10

TableTopics Friends Conversation Pack

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Pros:

  • Great for parties as it can spark conversation
  • The set includes 200 cards
  • Three different question categories included

The Table Topics' Questions & Answers: Friends Edition is the perfect gift to get the game of conversations going, and it is guaranteed to create memories to last a lifetime. The set contains 200 cards with different questions, so starting the conversation is never a problem.

The questions are categorized into three sections. There are 60 question cards each of the ‘deep and meaningful’ and ‘gut-busting’ categories. There are also 30 Cards that have questions about birthdays, anniversaries, homework and favorite movies for example other popular topics.

The Table Topics Friends Edition are so popular that even Lebron James had them available for his guest list.

47. Chop Sabers Light Up LightSaber Chopsticks

Our rating: 8 / 10

Chop Sabers Light Up LightSaber Chopsticks

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Pros:

  • Shatterproof
  • Prepared for a recharge

Cons:

  • Gets hot to the touch if toasted
  • Are not dishwasher safe

The Chop Sabers Light Up LightSaber Chopsticks throw another pretty interesting twist in the world of eating utensils. These lovely looking chopsticks will make it easier for you to know where your food and your chopsticks are.

Each pair has a built-in LED light placed strategically in the handle to give off a light saber glow. The light is powered by two coin batteries that stated to provide light for 50 hours.

The chopsticks turn on and off via an on/off switch in the bottom of the handles. They also charge via a USB which is convenient for travel.

48. Ozeri Nouveaux II Electric Wine Opener in Black

Our rating: 8 / 10

Ozeri Nouveaux II Electric Wine Opener in Black

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Pros:

  • Durable charging base
  • Quick recharge time
  • Re-opening capability

Rechargeable – 1,006,301.

49. Kikkerland Dog Butts Animal Magnets

Our rating: 8 / 10

Kikkerland Dog Butts Animal Magnets

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Pros:

  • Easy to use
  • Cute display in an aquarium or window
  • Doesn’t require a lot of maintenance
  • A reasonable price

If you’re a dog person, this is just about the best white elephant gift you can get. The Kikkerland dog butts magnets are just about the most absurd magnet you can possibly get, right? Alright, it’s not absurd, it’s just really silly. Every magnet is shaped like a dog butt, and you get a total of six different dog butts to display with it. It’s just that hilarious that you can’t help but giggle a bit.

The dog butt magnets are made from a flexible, soft, and bendable plastic. This plastic is slightly translucent, so it’s easy to see the dog butt behind it. The dog butt magnets come in sets of three and each set gives you one of each color.

50. Peleg Design Luma Smart Mobile Phone Night Light

Our rating: 8 / 10

Peleg Design Luma Smart Mobile Phone Night Light

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Pros:

  • Offers six different levels of brightness
  • Easy to clip on your phone and use
  • Can be removed from your phone easily
  • Low power consumption

The Lumascribe by Peleg Design is a handy gadget that clips onto your phone. It has a slender night light design that can fit on most phones and is very efficient. There are six different levels of brightness that it can fit to according to your light needs.

The led light is very bright and even has a calming timer. You can also remove it from your phone and use it as a small lamp. It’s light and easy to carry in your handbag or desk drawer.

It’s an excellent night light to keep by your bedside table at night. As keeping a lampshade next to the bed isn’t good for your night, this would be a great replacement.

51. SipCaddy Bath & Shower Portable Cupholder Caddy

Our rating: 8 / 10

SipCaddy Bath & Shower Portable Cupholder Caddy

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Pros:

  • Perfect for taking drinks to the shower
  • Stable
  • Holds drinks well

Just when you thought you had seen and tried just about everything, SipCaddy comes up with this creative new product. Never again will you have to worry about drinks spilling in the shower or bath with this shower beer holder.

52. Selric Smiling Fox Super Chenille Microfiber Washable Mop Slippers Shoes Camel

Our rating: 8 / 10

Selric Smiling Fox Super Chenille Microfiber Washable Mop Slippers Shoes Camel

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Pros:

  • Warm and comfortable
  • Excellent grip
  • Extra fluffy
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to maintain
  • Take up minimal storage space
  • Comes with 21 vibrant colors

Selric is a brand recognized by many to make high-quality cleaning tools. This product is under its mop series, which is quite popular because of its affordability.

53. Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails

Our rating: 7 / 10

Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails

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Pros:

  • Includes recipes for dozens of cocktails
  • Great gift for book lovers

This fun cocktail recipe book includes quotes from classic literature and a plethora of drink recipes from the books you’ve loved so much.

54. Casdon Little Henry Vacuum

Our rating: 7 / 10

Casdon Little Henry Vacuum

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Pros:

  • A fun way to teach the children about cleaning and taking care of their surroundings
  • Realistic features include a suction hose, a removable dust canister, and perfect sized wheels
  • There is a dial that lets you select the desired suction strength
  • The design allows you to place the vacuum on its side when it is not in use
  • It is suitable for children from the age of 3 and above

This cute vacuum is a practical toy that will teach your children the value of cleanliness and taking care of their surroundings. It features a suction hose, a removable dust canister, and perfect sized wheels. It even has a dial that allows you to control the suction strength. Plus, the vacuum can be placed on its side when not in use.

The Casdon Little Henry Vacuum is ideal for children aged three years and above. We would recommend it for children between the ages of three and six. It is not easy for children younger than the age of three to use because of its unusual design. It is also not appropriate for children who are too young to understand that the toy is not safe for them to play with.

55. Shittens Disposable Mitten-shaped Wet Wipes

Our rating: 7 / 10

Shittens Disposable Mitten-shaped Wet Wipes

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Pros:

  • Disposable
  • Easy to clean
  • Cute packaging

56. The Wine Rack

Our rating: 7 / 10

The Wine Rack

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Pros:

  • Sturdy frame
  • Easy to put together
  • Sturdy enough to hold a case of wine
  • Reasonably priced

Cons:

  • Assembly requires some upper-body strength
  • Only holds 8 bottles

White Elephant gift exchange is all about giving some ‘funny’ and useless gifts. But do not underestimate the items you are selecting for the event, you may have to cross out the funny idea while selecting the gift for this event.

As this event requires you to select a gift for a person that doesn’t belong to you, it’s important to keep the interest of the person in mind when you select the gift. If you’re not sure whether the gift you’re selecting is liked or not, just ask anyone around you, and they’ll surely give you a hint.

So, we are here to help you in finding the right gift for the event, and we’ve sorted the list in accordance to the type and the size of the things. We’ve kept some of the unusual and funny things in the list that you can choose from, to make the event more interesting for everyone.

57. Monkey Business Spoon Rest

Our rating: 7 / 10

Monkey Business Spoon Rest

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This will look very funny and will make the surprise funny when someone find such a thing. We are all already dreaming about the moment our friend or family find this utensil at the kitchen table or next to the bed.

This will also be a good gift for the house warming.

This utensil rest is very large and will be able to hold many spoons. It’s also available in multiple colors and the surface is non-stick.

58. QUALY Winter Time Cotton Bud Holder

Our rating: 6 / 10

QUALY Winter Time Cotton Bud Holder

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Pros:

  • Keeps your toiletries neat and organized
  • Keeps small items that you’d normally lose
  • Keeps small or big things away from children
  • Perfect for the busy and clumsy home
  • Sturdy material

We always kept a bit of an odd assortment of store-bought toiletries in a mason jar, but you could also use this to hold pens, picture frames, and more.

59. The Mac + Cheese Cookbook: 50 Simple Recipes from Homeroom

Our rating: 6 / 10

The Mac + Cheese Cookbook: 50 Simple Recipes from Homeroom

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Pros:

  • People who like cheese will love it!
  • It will delight Mac & Cheese lovers
  • Tasty recipes
  • Simple mac and cheese recipes

Cons:

  • Some of the ingredients might not be available for everyone.

The Mac + Cheese cookbook makes a great gag gift. If you’re giving it to someone who likes mac and cheese, they will love you for it. Even if you don’t know someone who’s into mac and cheese, you can still get a kick out of this cookbook.

Here’s why: it’s a little bit wrong. It’s a cookbook that includes mac and cheese recipes that most people wouldn’t think of cooking with. The book covers 50 recipes for mac and cheese, which includes recipes such as Mac & Cheese & Egg Puff, Layered Mac & Cheese Pie, Chicken & Waffles Mac & Cheese, Salty Sweet Peanut Mac & Cheese, and Crunchy Peanut Butter & Jelly Mac & Cheese.

This cookbook definitely makes the whole idea of a gag gift a lot tastier.

60. The Best Damn Answers to Life’s Hardest Questions: A Flowchart Book

Our rating: 6 / 10

The Best Damn Answers to Life’s Hardest Questions: A Flowchart Book

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Pros:

  • Great gift for family and friends
  • Funny flowchart
  • Great for white elephant gift exchanges

Cons:

  • Uncomfortable to hold
  • Lightweight paper material

The Best Damn Book of Ultimate Answer to Life’s Hardest Questions is a humorous flowchart book full of ingenius answers to all of life’s unanswerable questions. Rather than wondering about the best way to deal with forgetting your anniversary or what to do when you’re forced to talk to someone who talks incessantly about themselves, the answers are all laid out in the form of a flowchart diagram.

The best part about this flowchart book is that you can pass it off as your own. It features a grid and three column layout with fun illustrations and topics that are sure to embarrass your family and friends.

61. DOIY Fixie Pizza Tropical Vintage

Our rating: 6 / 10

DOIY Fixie Pizza Tropical Vintage

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Pros:

  • Great for hanging your pizzas on
  • A fun way to store pizza

The DOIY pizza cutter is a quirky solution for storing your pizza. It’s a white elephant gift that is both useful and a conversation starter. It’s the perfect item for pizza night.

This white elephant gift was specifically designed to hang on your wall. It’s made from stainless steel and features an ergonomic design. It also has a serrated edge for cutting soft and crusty pizza. You can clean it easily by hand washing.

62. The BeerBelly Beer Canteen

Our rating: 6 / 10

The BeerBelly Beer Canteen

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Pros:

  • Made of heavy-duty steel
  • Holds 24 cans
  • Carries up to 80 ounces of beer
  • Makes it easy to walk around with a full beer
  • Easy to carry
  • Perfect for parties
  • Very innovative gift

If you’re looking for a way to carry your beer around, let us introduce you to the BeerBelly Beer Canteen 80 Ounces. This fancy beer holder fits up to 24 cans, and can carry up to 80 ounces of beer.

The design of the BeerBelly so that the person carrying the beer is walking around hands-free and won’t spill a drop. The manufacturers guarantee that their product is 100% leakproof.

The design is also meant to make drinking beer while walking around easier by leaving the hands free. If you don’t want to be that guy though, this product also comes with a shoulder strap to carry it like a normal backpack. The shoulder strap makes it easy to carry around without hurting your hands.

63. Flask Party Pack 3 Piece Gift Set

Our rating: 6 / 10

Flask Party Pack 3 Piece Gift Set

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Pros:

  • Available in different styles: This set of party gifts includes a flask, a sunburn relief kit, and the all-important funnel. You can choose from three different styles for the flask however, which is a nice touch.
  • Affordable: The set is fairly affordable when comparing it to other novelty gifts of a similar nature.
  • Useful: While the tampons are obviously not useful to real women, the carnival sunscreen and the funnel are quite interesting additions to a gift.
  • Quality: The nature of the tampons means that they are made with quality materials that'll last for years. The included funnel is a useful tool for the kitchen as well.
  • Fun: The last thing to consider is the fun factor. You'll have a lot of fun using the tampons when you're on the beach or anywhere else.

Cons:

  • None: We really couldn't find any downsides to this set, especially when you consider that many similar products cost two or three times as much.

The Flask Party Pack is arguably the best white elephant gift for male participants. It's certainly easy to use, and you'll have fun opening up a box that includes a covert tampon flask.

64. Unicorns Are Jerks: A Coloring Book Exposing the Cold

Our rating: 6 / 10

Unicorns Are Jerks: A Coloring Book Exposing the Cold

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Pros:

  • whimsical gift
  • humorous
  • creative

65. Spiralizer Ultimate 7 Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty Vegetable Slicer Best Veggie Pasta Spaghetti Maker

Our rating: 6 / 10

Spiralizer Ultimate 7 Strongest-and-Heaviest Duty Vegetable Slicer Best Veggie Pasta Spaghetti Maker

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66. Blue Q Fannie Rosebottom's Lavatory Mist

Our rating: 6 / 10

Blue Q Fannie Rosebottom's Lavatory Mist

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Pros:

  • This is a useful gift
  • Can be used to cure bad moods
  • It also makes a great gag gift

The Lavatory Mist was made as a gag gift. There is nothing fancy about this product and it’s really only for fun, but it’s great if you need to switch up the atmosphere in the bathroom.

It smells wonderful and is easy to use. It comes in a gorgeous canister with a pretty bow on top. It’s a great addition to any bathroom.

67. Fred FORTUNE CAKES Baking Cups

Our rating: 6 / 10

Fred FORTUNE CAKES Baking Cups

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Pros:

  • The box is well-made
  • The individual wrappers are nice
  • They are easy to peel
  • They are reusable
  • Various designs including holidays, simple patterns like waves, and geometric shapes
  • Practical and cute
  • Versatile and can be used for many things, including baking, decorating cupcakes, and even serving snacks or fruits

Cons:

  • They aren’t cheap
  • Their unique size makes them hard to find everyday items to fit

These lovely baking cups are an interesting alternative to your typical baking cups. They are the perfect gift for your loved ones, friends, or even for yourself. They work well as icing cups for any type of candy, chocolate, or cake during the holidays.

These baking cups also work well as ice cube cups, fruit containers, and snack containers. They are very sturdy and reusable. They sit securely as they should in your cupcakes.

68. Smartphone-fan Black Mini Micro Portable USB Fan

Our rating: 5 / 10

Smartphone-fan Black Mini Micro Portable USB Fan

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Pros:

  • Portable design
  • Several color choices
  • Powerful
  • Quiet operation

Cons:

  • Some customers are not pleased with the length of the cable.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the best white elephant gift to give?

This list is much different from your conventional gift-giving ideas. Not all of these ideas will be suitable for everyone and may require some thought for some people. But if they sound like fun, you’ll have the perfect gift for the white elephant party that you’re planning to host. Come to think of it, maybe it’s better if you don’t read most of these ideas if you’re going to end up attending the white elephant party.

What are good white elephant gifts for work?

White Elephant gift exchanges are more about the fun of the exchange rather than the cost of the gifts. That said, there are some good cheap white elephant gifts ideas that can be used.

From custom coasters to funny t-shirts, blown-out or used magazines, bad candy, and souvenirs, you’ll have a great time with all of these gifts. Just remember not to put a lot of money into these kinds of gifts. The purpose of a White Elephant gift exchange is to bring a smile to people’s faces at the fun of the exchange, not because of the cost.

What is a good $10 white elephant gift?

A white elephant gift is one that is so bad that the recipient cannot give it away to someone else, but has to keep it. To make it a white elephant gift, it should be something of some value and be a good and funny prank. Some examples are toothpaste and duct tape sets or a bean-bag chair.

A white elephant gift idea has to be of some value and something that cannot be given away to someone else. This category of gifts also includes gag gifts such as fake mustaches, chocolate sundaes and the like.

What is a good white elephant gift for $25?

Conclusion

The best white elephant gift list is what the name implies – the ultimate list of the best white elephant gift ideas. There are items for every budget, and a crazy man can find the perfect gift even in bad economic times. If you know nothing about white elephants and want to know what you’re doing, take a moment and read our guide. It should help you avoid the embarrassment and mocking come the next party or office gift exchange.

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