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146 Good Secret Santa Gift Ideas That Don’t Suck

Secret Santa Gift Ideas

The very idea of a Secret Santa gift exchange at your office might be enough to give you a headache. Whether you’ve drawn the name of your favorite water-cooler hangout buddy, or a guy you couldn’t pick out of a line-up who works in some obscure office 6 floors down, these gift ideas will bring a smile to the face of any co-worker, known or not-so-well-known alike!

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

Shake off last years secret santa fail, and flash your way into the gift giving hall of fame with this instant digital camera by Polaroid. With new technology allowing you to print with zero ink, it would be perfect for capturing the important moments in life, instantly.

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EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem

EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem

The EcoSphere is a genius product. A completely balanced ecosystem exists within a sealed glass container. Beautiful and educational, the EcoSphere would make a great secret Santa gift. Whether living on a desk or a windowsill, as long as it is kept at a good temperature and given light, the ecosystem will thrive.

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Bubble Calendar

Bubble Calendar

Admit it. You can’t not pop bubble wrap if you see it. It’s ok. Nobody is immune to the lure of the bubble wrap! That’s why this unique and oh-so-satisfying bubble wrap calendar is perfect for anyone’s office or cubicle. Such a fun way to keep track of the days!

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Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy

Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy

Who wouldn’t want their very own Tube Guy weaving and waving around on their desk? This eternally happy chappie is battery powered and will keep going all day (if they let him).

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Mistaken Lyrics Coasters

Mistaken Lyrics Coasters

Mistaken lyrics are part and parcel of music, and what better way to celebrate them with a set of coasters which feature some of the funniest song bloopers ever heard.

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Ice Cream Cooling Bowl

Ice Cream Cooling Bowl

Nobody wants melted ice cream, right? Maintain that delicious frozen texture with this bowl which will keep ice cream frozen for hours once it has been cooled in the freezer.

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Cute Marshmallow Shaped Hot Chocolate Mugs

Cute Marshmallow Shaped Hot Chocolate Mugs

These cute marshmallow mugs are the perfect companion for a hot cup of cocoa on a cold winters night. Just the right size for the beverage in mind, each ceramic mug has its own individual, adorable face. A great secret Santa gift for the appreciator of simple pleasures.

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Lightsaber Umbrella

Lightsaber Umbrella

May the force (of nature) be with you! These incredibly cool umbrellas incorporate a lightsaber into the handle, as well as a torch into the end, for the best gift, ‘Hans’ down.

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Happy Hipster Animal Shirts

The perfect secret santa gift for daily laughs! These happy hipster animal shirts will make them instantly happy every time they put them on.

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6 Pack Beer Greeting Cards

6 Pack Beer Greeting Cards

If you’re thinking of giving beer as your secret Santa gift this year, make it special with this fun beer holder and card. Decorated to look like a cool blue Christmas sweater, this cardboard holder can take six bottles, and comes with a funny Christmas card on the side.

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Pooping Pooches Calendar

Pooping Pooches Calendar

The best Secret Santa gift ideas are the ones they’d never expect, and they’d never expect this! This pooping pooches calendar features twelve adorable dogs doing less-than adorable things against some stunning scenery. But best of all, every sale helps the Maui Humane Society to support animals in need.

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Beer Beard

Beer Beard

Fool your recipient into thinking you’ve given them a Beer Beard by hiding your real gift inside this box. Claiming to contain a fake beard that disguises a 72oz. beer dispenser, this empty prank box will make the whole workforce laugh as it’s unwrapped.

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Hatch Your Own Spider Terrarium

Hatch Your Own Spider Terrarium

Arachnophobics will probably have a near-heart attack when they tear off the wrapping paper to see this box. Supplied empty so you can hide your real gift inside, this box will make them think you have given them a terrarium so they can breed an army of genetically enhanced spiders.

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Deer Socks

Deer Socks

Animal lovers will be delighted with these funny animal paw socks. Designed to look just like a pair of animal’s tootsies, these socks come in several different designs, and are made from a poly/cotton mix with just the right amount of Spandex to help them keep their shape.

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Funny Shot Glass

Funny Shot Glass

As 2020 draws to a close, it’s time to look back and reflect on the year that has passed. This shot glass is the perfect way to raise a toast to the New Year, as it comes with a middle finger salute in place of the ‘1’ in ‘Covid 19’.

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Danny DeVito Sequin Throw Pillow

Danny DeVito Sequin Throw Pillow

Love him or hate him, Danny DeVito has an instantly recognizable face. Give someone the option of seeing or hiding his face with this fun pillow. The sequins that cover this pillow can be stroked one way to show his face, or the other to make it disappear completely.

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Meow Hear This Hidden Meowing Cat Sound Gadget

Meow Hear This Hidden Meowing Cat Sound Gadget

This gag gift will drive someone absolutely bonkers as they try to figure out where the sound is coming from! Super thin so it can be stuck in a well-hidden, discreet place, this sound machine will play two different meows every 15-20 minutes, and will keep running for 3-4 days.

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Funny Friendship Bangle

Funny Friendship Bangle

Inspirational messages don’t have to be all hearts and roses, as this pretty bangle shows. Made from stainless steel so it won’t rust or tarnish, this cuff-style bangle is stamped with an arrow at both ends, and ‘You’re Awesome, Keep That S**t Up’ on the inside.

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Microwave Micro-Pop Popcorn Popper

Microwave Micro-Pop Popcorn Popper

Make popcorn-making easy this year with this Microwave Micro-Pop Popcorn Popper. Made from borosilicate glass to withstand the heat, this pot allows kernels to be turned into delicious, fluffy popcorn with just 3 minutes or less in the microwave. It even allows butter to be added for a decadent treat.

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Dancing Farting Santa

Dancing Farting Santa

Santa is such a wholesome figure, but of course he suffers with embarrassing problems like the rest of us! This plush dancing and farting Santa will have everyone in stitches. Pull his finger and off he goes, dancing, laughing, and breaking wind loudly without a hint of embarrassment.

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GIant Bread Pillow

GIant Bread Pillow

Incredibly lifelike, this pillow is designed to resemble a huge loaf of crusty French bread. Measuring a massive 40 inches, this tempting plush is great for cuddling up to, placing under knees for a more comfortable sleep, or keeping in the small of the back while sitting, to ease lumbar pain.

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Yodelling Pickle

Yodelling Pickle

If you’re in the market for a totally random Secret Santa gift idea, have you thought about a yodelling pickle? This little vegetable measures less than six inches, and comes with batteries already fitted, so the air can be filled with the sound of yodelling as soon as they open the box.

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Fa La La Llama Ugly Christmas Sweater

Fa La La Llama Ugly Christmas Sweater

Ugly Christmas sweaters make great Secret Santa gifts as they can put them on straightaway. This one can’t really be called ugly, though, as it features the sweet and docile llama, wearing its own festive sweater. Available in 8 colors, the llama’s attire stays a seasonal green and red.

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Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings Day-to-Day Calendar

Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings Day-to-Day Calendar

Those who want to get ahead in the workplace will make full use of this funny desk calendar. ‘Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings’ provides a different tip for every day that will impress the big guns, including how to draw Venn diagrams that mean absolutely nothing.

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Bag Of Reindeer Farts Cotton Candy

Bag Of Reindeer Farts Cotton Candy

We all know that reindeer are magical – at least, Santa’s ones are – so it stands to reason that their farts are magical, too. Sweet and fruity from their diet of apples, carrots, and candy, these farts have been captured in a bag in the form of delicious cotton candy.

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Beard Beanie

Beard Beanie

The ideal gift for someone with beard envy, this funny beanie hat will keep both his head and face warm in the winter months. The hat is soft and stylish, while the fake beard attaches to the hat with Velcro to give the appearance of a luscious face full of fur.

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If You Can Read This Bring Me Some Wine Socks

If You Can Read This Bring Me Some Wine Socks

Is your Secret Santa recipient known for their love of wine? If so, you can’t get a more apt gift idea. Covered in an all-over design of wine and grapes, these colorful socks also conceal a hidden message on the soles which reads ‘If You Can Read This, Bring Me Some Wine’.

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Nature's D'ck Pics Calendar

Nature's D'ck Pics Calendar

D*ck Pics are the scourge of the internet, and can ‘pop up’ at the most inopportune moments. Soften the shock with a calendar that will introduce them to some of nature’s most impressive phallic symbols. Plus, a percentage of each sale goes towards the National Parks, and Prostate Cancer Research.

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Poo-Pourri Master Crapsman Set

Poo-Pourri Master Crapsman Set

There’s nothing more horrifying than the ‘evidence’ of your toilet habits seeping out into the office air. Save someone’s pride with this ‘Master Crapsman’ twin pack of Poo-Pourri toilet spray. Applied into the bowl before use, it traps odors with a sweet smell that disguises the dirty deed.

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Funny Middle Finger Coffee Mug

Funny Middle Finger Coffee Mug

Any master of passive aggressiveness will truly appreciate the humor of this black ceramic mug. Printed with a cheery and polite ‘Have a Nice Day’ on the side, as the mug is tipped up to drain the last dregs, a raised middle finger appears on the bottom.

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Himalayan Salt Body Scrub

Himalayan Salt Body Scrub

If you’re looking for a Secret Santa gift idea that’s also useful and thoughtful, this Himalayan salt body scrub will make an excellent choice. Packed with nourishing ingredients like lychee oil, sweet almond oil, and jojoba seed oil, this scrub will gently exfoliate while restoring the skin’s natural PH levels.

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Tile Sticker

Tile Sticker

They’ll never have to play hide and seek with their belongings again with Tile Stickers, the Bluetooth-enabled finders which can be tracked using their phone, or even a wider community of Tile users.

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Magnetic Decision Maker

Magnetic Decision Maker

A new twist on the classic Magic 8 Ball, and a fun new way to make those tricky decisions at the office. This magnetic decision maker is an ideal “desk toy” for those co-workers who never seem to grow up. Let them simply swing the pendulum and let the decision maker determine their fate (or their course of action at the next board meeting).

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Moira Rose Ugly Christmas Sweater

Moira Rose Ugly Christmas Sweater

Fans of Schitt’s Creek will wear this ugly Christmas sweater with pride. Graced with Moira Rose’s instantly recognizable face, this sweater comes in seven colors – including festive red – and five sizes, and also includes her inimitable way of saying ‘bebe’, even in the lyrics of a well-known song.

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Decorative String Lights with Bluetooth Speakers

Decorative String Lights with Bluetooth Speakers

What a way to decorate your house as music and sound combine to let you chill in wonder and with your favorite sounds. There’s 4 built in speakers which wirelessly play your music from any Bluetooth device, all without any APP installation, and 80 white incandescent lights on over 26 feet of cord.

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Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Make breakfast your way, first thing in the morning, with this clever sandwich maker that is simple to use. Just choose your bread and then layer on your choices of eggs, cheese, precooked meats or another favorite ingredient, as you start the day with the best inside you.

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How to Traumatize Your Children Book

How to Traumatize Your Children Book

Give this gift to a parent in your life, so they can pass on the gift of lifelong trauma to their children. This version of ‘how to traumatize your children’ has seven easy steps to accomplish this, along with illustrations. A hilarious idea for secret santa this Christmas.

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Money Soap

Money Soap

The perfect secret Santa gift idea for the less-than-sanitary co-worker, this soap is crystal clear and holds real money inside, meaning they will have to wash regularly to get to the loot.

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Knock Knock Self-Therapy Note Pad

Knock Knock Self-Therapy Note Pad

Check in to the self help, notepad therapy clinic. The perfect way to resolve any issues you may have, in a fun and lighthearted way. The notepad will guide you through the steps needed in check box form (because who doesn’t like check boxes?). The ideal secret santa gift for the crazed colleague.

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Tea Drop Sampler

Tea Drop Sampler

If you drew the name of a tea-lover at work then this tea drop sampler is ideal for them! These completely dissolvable tea drop shapes are made from finely-sourced tea, sugar, and aromatic spices that blend in perfect harmony to create a delicious and convenient cup of tea anywhere, even on the go.

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Drink More Water Bottle

Drink More Water Bottle

Keep them hydrated with this fun water bottle which will remind them when it’s time to take a drink, and when it’s time to top it up again.

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Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Instant Film Camera

Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Instant Film Camera

Capture someone’s heart when they receive this Fujifilm instant camera. With automatic brightness adjustment, macro mode, double exposure mode and more, it’s the perfect instant camera for your budding photographer. Surprise them with it as a gift, labelled ‘with love from your secret Santa’.

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Bluetooth Banana Phone

Bluetooth Banana Phone

This banana phone has real a-peel, especially for those late night fruity conversations! Pair with Siri or other voice assistant to make and receive calls in a way they never even dreamed of.

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Beer Belt

Beer Belt

Don’t ‘waist’ the opportunity to carry six cans of their favorite brew around their middle; give them this camo design holster belt to leave them hands free and hydrated.

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Verilux HappyLight Portable Therapy Light

Verilux HappyLight Portable Therapy Light

This best selling energy lamp provides safe, comfortable natural spectrum light in a highly compact solution. With a UV filtered output of 5,000 Lux, the light therapy can help improve your mood and combat sleep issues whilst being durable and safety tested to the highest compliance standards.

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ONEISALL Cute Cat Thermos

ONEISALL Cute Cat Thermos

Adorable and loveable, this cute cat thermos is the number one secret Santa gift idea for any and every cat lover. Constructed with a stainless steel liner, it is easy to clean and will retain liquid temperatures due to its vacuum insulation. It’s a pawfect product.

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Calvin and Hobbes Book Set

Calvin and Hobbes Book Set

Give someone something to keep them amused over the long winter months with this box set of four Calvin and Hobbes books which are presented in a handsome illustrated slipcase.

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All My Friends Are Dead

All My Friends Are Dead

Designed to make you laugh, All My Friends Are Dead explores what it means to be a dinosaur, a tree, a pirate or more in a darkly amusing way.

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Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer

Wireless Smart Meat Thermometer

Meat eaters will thank you every time they tuck in when you give them Meater – the Smart meat thermometer which tracks their cooking, even if they’re not there.

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WTF Nifty Note

WTF Nifty Note

We all know that life at the office can get a bit…stressful…at times. So, channel your frustrations in a wittier, a bit more snarky way with this WTF notepad. Even if you’re just passing a note to a “brother in arms” suffering with you in the trenches, a laugh can sure break the monotony.

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Disney Parks Alice in Wonderland Tea Variety Pack

Disney Parks Alice in Wonderland Tea Variety Pack

Dive into the rabbit hole with this Alice in Wonderland themed tea set. With 12 different flavors to try, you too could have your own mad hatter tea party. A gift idea that would make you secret Santa of the year, every year! You may even nab a cup of tea yourself.

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Star Wars Death Star Waffle Maker

Star Wars Death Star Waffle Maker

Blow up your taste buds with this Death Star Waffle maker in literally minutes. Easy to use, quick and fun it would definitely make a great gift for the Star Wars enthusiast in your life. This is definitely the waffle maker you are looking for!

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Emergency Underpants

Emergency Underpants

Hilarious as a secret Santa gag gift, nevertheless the recipient might just find that these emergency underpants come in useful one day, especially if they laugh too much or even trust that fart!

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Dehydrated Water

Dehydrated Water

Super cool and ROFL-worthy, this can of nothing need only be added to water to produce a thirst-quenching drink of…well…water! A great gag gift for outdoor adventurers or survivalists.

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Press and Measure Herb Infuser

Press and Measure Herb Infuser

Draw the Secret Santa name of a real foodie in the office? Then they will absolutely love this press and measure herb infuser! This sleek and modern glass bottle infuses essences from whichever herbs into your favorite olive oils. Once the flavors are blended, simply press the button and you can measure the proper amount down to the teaspoon.

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Adult Award Ribbons

Adult Award Ribbons

These adult award ribbons might have more meaning than you think, because sometimes adulting is hard, so reward someone you know for clearing those hurdles that other people take for granted.

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Corkcicle Canteen Water Bottle & Thermos

Corkcicle Canteen Water Bottle & Thermos

Regulate the temperature of all your liquids with the Corkcicle Canteen. Have a cool and refreshing drink in the summer months, and a warm and comforting drink in the winter, perfect for all occasions and activities. The ideal secret Santa gift this Christmas.

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BigMouth Inc Coffee Makes Me Poop Mug

BigMouth Inc Coffee Makes Me Poop Mug

This hilarious and huge mug from BigMouth Inc would make a great gift this Christmas for the lover of coffee, mugs and toilet humor. Shaped like a big piece of poop, the coffee mug holds 12oz of your favorite hot beverage and is sure to stir up some laughs.

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Cardboard Moose Head

Cardboard Moose Head

It’ll only cost Santa .55c to send this little gift through the post, and when it arrives they can assemble it into a cute and intriguing animal shape.

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Llama Mask

Llama Mask

This is a gift they’ll never expect! A llama mask, complete with nostril eye holes and a furry mop on top of its head. It’s very cute, but kinda…creepy?

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Silver Duct Tape Mug Coffee Cup

Silver Duct Tape Mug Coffee Cup

Perhaps not all ideas are well-received at work, and we can often feel a bit invisible and useless at those weekly “strategy” meetings. That’s where this quite humble genius ideas journal comes in! You know your ideas are pure gold…so might as well put them where they will be appreciated!

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Acupuncture Pen

Acupuncture Pen

The benefits of acupuncture are highlighted but many of us don’t like the idea of needles being stuck into our skin. There’s no needles involved with this acupuncture pen that provides safe and painless acupuncture stimulation, and comes rechargeable and with many levels of adjustment to fit your perfect treatment.

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Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity

You might have heard the buzz about this delightfully despicable card game lately. Fun for up to 6 adult players, 550 cards to choose from, and any number of outrageous, inappropriate, and awkward questions and answers abound. It’s the perfect gift for your co-worker with the great (if snarky) sense of humor.

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Crabs Adjust Humidity Game

Crabs Adjust Humidity Game

Add this unofficial expansion pack to someone’s Cards Against Humanity set, and they’ll be playing (and shocking) their friends and family all over the holiday period.

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Never Have I Ever Game

Never Have I Ever Game

There is only one rule in this game: no judgement. Other than that, it’s a no-holds-barred romp down memory lane. Each time you play you’ll have a chance to relive some of your life’s most embarrassing and funny moments with your closest friends. But don’t worry…they’ll have to share too!

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Woodland Pencils

Woodland Pencils

These pencils make such a cute Secret Santa gift that you might want to buy a second set to keep for yourself. Depicting sweet woodland animals, they’ll ‘draw’ many an admiring glance.

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Hand-Puppet Dish Gloves

Hand-Puppet Dish Gloves

Put on a fun puppet ‘dishplay’ with this pair of yellow latex gloves, which feature his n hers faces that will look like they’re conversing as each pot is washed.

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CoWorker Gift Desk NamePlate

CoWorker Gift Desk NamePlate

A completely thoughtful and lovely gift for any office co-worker, this handmade name plate will surely be a hit at the Secret Santa party! Made from poplar wood (stained in several choices of color), frosted acrylic glass, and vinyl lettering, it can be personalized with almost any font, name, title, and even logo.

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Ticket Stub Diary

Ticket Stub Diary

Draw the name of a real music lover in your office? Or maybe they’re a real movie buff? Either way, this unique tick stub diary will surely make them smile! Complete with clear sleeves that fit a variety of ticket sizes and/or memorabilia, there are spaces in the margin to detail memories from the events, and acid-free pages to keep those memories for a lifetime.

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Prescription Coffee Mug

Prescription Coffee Mug

Does someone in your office only function after their daily dose of caffeine? If so, this hilarious 12 oz. prescription bottle coffee mug will make the perfect Secret Santa gift.

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The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America

Bird-lover or hater, this book will make them laugh (as long as they’re not easily offended) as it reels of 50 North American birds alongside their less-than-complimentary alternative monikers and moronic migration habits.

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St. Nicolas Cage Christmas Ornament

St. Nicolas Cage Christmas Ornament

Love him or loathe him, Nicolas Cage is rarely off our screens. Pay homage to good ol’ St. Nick with this (slightly creepy) tree ornament which will haunt their holidays forever.

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Merlot Infused Coffee

Merlot Infused Coffee

You ever really want a glass of wine at work? Of course you have, so have we all. But that’s frowned upon. Coffee, however, is not. And thanks to this amazing merlot infused coffee, you’ll never have to choose again! 100% Arabica beans aged in oak wine barrels provide this completely alcohol-free flavor treat.

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Pooch Selfie

Pooch Selfie

We all know that puppers don’t play ball when it comes to photos, so put an end to blurry shots with this device which clips onto the phone to keep them focused.

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Little Bee Wax Seal Stamp

Little Bee Wax Seal Stamp

A wax seal says something about the sender of a letter, and now you can join that high class breed with this starter set that comes with a cute bee design. Containing a seal stamp, 2 pieces of sealing wax sticks and an instruction booklet, you’re all set to give your seal of approval.

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White Noise Sound Machine

White Noise Sound Machine

For those struggling to get to sleep at night, this white noise machine may just be the answer to getting some perfect rest. There’s 6 digitally recorded sounds designed to mimic your natural surroundings, and the device is also fully portable, fitting into a bag, purse or suitcase.

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Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Ceramic Replica

Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time Ceramic Replica

Both unique and beautiful in design, this handcrafted ocarina is a replica from the Legend of Zelda game series. Made from high quality ceramic, it would make a stunning display piece, but can also be played as an instrument. Be the best secret Santa this year.

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Calming Affirmation Stones

Calming Affirmation Stones

Let Santa bring the secret of serenity with this trio of calming affirmation stones, which come with a printed affirmation card and a rustic cotton drawstring bag.

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Pizza Slice Plates

Pizza Slice Plates

Grab a pizza the action and serve pizza on pizza. This set of pizza slice plates have been designed to look just like the real thing and would make an ideal gift for the pizza enthusiast that you know. The plates come in a genuine looking pizza box for added touch. Pizza perfect.

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Pura Vida Bracelets

Pura Vida Bracelets

Employing artisans in Costa Rica, El Salvador, and India among others, Pura Vida bracelets are colorful, bright, and beautifully made, and each sale helps to lift a family out of poverty.

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Ello Jane Ceramic Mug with Spill-Resistant Slider Lid

Ello Jane Ceramic Mug with Spill-Resistant Slider Lid

Feel like you are drinking at home with this on-the-go travel mug that has a friction free slider lid, allowing you to drink directly from ceramic. There’s a no-slip silicone boot to protect countertops and the whole mug is top rack dishwasher safe, whilst only the lid needs removing before microwave use.

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Golf Ball Monogrammer

Golf Ball Monogrammer

Does your Secret Santa take every opportunity to hit the links? Do they obsessively talk “dogleg,” “birdie,” “bogies,” and “bunkers” every chance they get? Then this golf ball monogrammer will be the ultimate gift for them! With 2 sets of letters, ink paper, and sealant, they’ll feel like they own the course!

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If You Can Read This Socks

If You Can Read This Socks

Once they put their feet up it can be a pain to realize they’ve left their wine in the kitchen. These socks will ensure it’s brought to them without them having to budge.

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Everything Is Fcked: A Book about Hope

Everything Is Fcked: A Book about Hope

‘Everything is F*cked’ is possibly the truest book ever written. Filled with observations of how we’ve evolved (or devolved), Mark Manson explores how the trappings of the modern world are also its downfall.

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Shiba Inu Ugly Christmas Sweater

Shiba Inu Ugly Christmas Sweater

Ugly Christmas sweaters make great Secret Santa gifts, and this one sports a cute Shiba Inu draped in Christmas lights to really complete the look. 4 colors available.

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Slang Flashcards

Slang Flashcards

If you have a friend or co-worker on your secret Santa list whose teenagers seem to speak a different language, help them get hip with these flash cards that’ll make their kids cringe.

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Ray Gun Nose Trimmer

Ray Gun Nose Trimmer

While there’s nothing fun about trimming nose hair, this Ray Gun Nose Trimmer will at least lend a little playfulness and boyish excitement to this boring but necessary grooming ritual.

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What Do You Meme Game

What Do You Meme Game

‘What do you Meme?’ is the hilarious card game which uses photographs and a selection of captions to complete the funniest meme, as decided by the lucky one judging.

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Banned Books Tote Bag

Banned Books Tote Bag

A sophisticated gift for the free-speech book lover of the office. This chic cotton tote is a cool nod to all-things literary that they will absolutely adore. The inside has a pocket for smaller essentials, while the main compartment can haul a load of beloved books, and the outside is covered with the titles of famously once-banned books.

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Habit Rabbit

Habit Rabbit

Did you draw the Secret Santa name of a friend at work who is known for being a tad forgetful? Do you often find them at their desk littered with reminder notes of things to do? Then these adorable little habbit rabbits are perfect. The little pewter one stays with them, and the bigger blue one sits on or near what they’re supposed to remember to do.

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Charty Party Game

Charty Party Game

Nerds and geeks can get their fix with Charty Party, the card game in which the y-axis needs replacing from one of the hilarious cards in their hand.

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Dino Memo Holder

Dino Memo Holder

Who knew dinosaurs were such tidy creatures? This happy chappy will keep all your pens, pencils, and other desk paraphernalia safe, as well as hold reminders on the little notepad included.

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Cocktail Kit

Cocktail Kit

Any hour can be cocktail hour with this little box of tricks (which includes bitters and sugars) that can be used to create champagne cocktails anywhere they like.

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Beer Opening Glass

Beer Opening Glass

The last thing you want after you sit down to relax is to realize you’ve forgotten the bottle opener. Problem solved with this cool and classy beer opening glass. No matter what your bottle dilemma, this glass can solve it. Two built-in, stainless steel bottle openers, suitable for the pop-tops of domestic beers as well as the twist-tops of imported varieties.

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Protect the Earth Mugs

Protect the Earth Mugs

We should be doing everything we can to save the earth while we can, and $5 from each sale of these beautiful mugs goes straight to the Open Space Institute for conservation.

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Brain Specimen Coasters

Brain Specimen Coasters

This cheeky set of brain coasters will be a major talking point at parties and become a fun item as they stack up letting you look down on a full brain. Ideal as a secret Santa gift, the coasters are made from glass and have rubber feet to protect surfaces. Not dishwasher or microwave safe.

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Nambe Bulbo Mug Stack

Nambe Bulbo Mug Stack

This space saving mug rack is designed by Lou Henry from the Gourmet Coffee and Tea Collection and is made of ceramic with a wood base. Hand crafted, so that no 2 pieces are ever the same, you’ll impress guests with this delightful set that is fully hand washable.

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How to Be a Person in the World Book

How to Be a Person in the World Book

Give that friend or colleague the benefit of some sage wisdom as told by agony aunt Heather Havrilesky, to help them navigate some of life’s more difficult decisions.

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KONA French Press Coffee Maker

KONA French Press Coffee Maker

Coffee is sometimes the only answer, especially where work is concerned. And if you’re searching for a fix in that dismal excuse for coffee that many offices try to pass off, you’ll likely be very disappointed. So give the ultimate gift to your coffee-fiend co-worker…this French press coffee, tea, and espresso maker!

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Multi-purpose Rfid Blocking Travel Passport Wallet

Multi-purpose Rfid Blocking Travel Passport Wallet

It’s important to be organized when you travel, and this wallet hits all the right spots for your most precious belongings. Made from eco-friendly leather, the wallet contains a RFID blocking shield to keep cards from being wirelessly stolen, as well as all the pouches for your coins, paper money and passport.

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Collapsible Cup

Collapsible Cup

This cup will save them money as well as protect the planet, as it collapses down to fit their pocket, but can hold 16oz of their favorite hot or cold drink.

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Wine Wipes

Wine Wipes

Save her from looking like The Joker with this little compact and mirror which contains 15 red wine wipes which make short work of those vino stains on teeth and lips.

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My Therapy Wine Glass

My Therapy Wine Glass

Sometimes the only way to work through, well, work, is with a bit of therapy. Well, what better way to relieve some of the stress from the office than to go for a bit of “therapy” after hours. It can help tremendously! And this “therapy” wine glass is a fun way to work out those work issues in style.

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Shark Attack Magnetic Salt and Pepper Shaker Set

Shark Attack Magnetic Salt and Pepper Shaker Set

There’s no fin better than adding salt and pepper to your fries. This jawsdropping shaker set is a great gift when you’re wearing the secret santa hat! Get it for the corporate shark in your life and have the whole office hunting for their salt.

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More Secret Santa Gift Ideas


47 DIY Secret Santa Gifts

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark


Popular at Christmas time and yet bought for serious cost, peppermint bark makes a great favor or present with its unique taste. Don’t fret about the price, and follow this helpful blog which will teach you how to make this great sweet at a price that wont require a remortgage.

Diy Secret Santa Gift

Diy Secret Santa Gift


This DIY secret Santa gift will be sure to keep you on everybody’s nice list next year. Using just a few materials that are readily available, and a small amount of creative skill, you too could make this stocking in time for Christmas. Don’t break the bank, just break the mold.

Diy Wooden Triangle Hair Pins

Diy Wooden Triangle Hair Pins


Simple in both the idea and the construction, these DIY hair pins are an adorable way of showing you care for your loved one’s hair this Christmas. Cheap and fun to make, you can create an individual and personal gift that does not leave a hole in your pocket.

Vintage Feedsack Chalkboard Lockets

Vintage Feedsack Chalkboard Lockets


For those we cherish, a special gift made at Christmas will touch heart strings that shop bought items can’t reach. Check out this blog for how to make keepsake necklaces that will say so much, with their included photograph of the special person, and their touching verse.

Hot Cocoa Stirrers

Hot Cocoa Stirrers


Fun to make, delicious and well received, these hot cocoa stirrers will go down a treat at Christmas. Cheap to make, they are a great way to add a bit of luxury to your cocoa. Leaving marshmallows floating in the cup, and a sweet peppermint taste (or whatever flavor you decide) your cocoa just got upgraded.

Diy Easy Coasters

Diy Easy Coasters


Stir up a gift giving storm with this DIY guide on homemade cork coasters. With very little materials and just as little time, you can make a beautiful set of coasters straight from the heart and not the bank! Give as a gift to loved ones or as a uniquely special secret Santa gift.

Sewing Kit in a Jar

Sewing Kit in a Jar


When you require a small gift for either Christmas, a wedding favor, or maybe just to say thank you, then check out this blog for how to put together a sewing kit. Follow the simple instructions to construct your own preferred version of these items that will not stretch your festive budget.

Diy Solid Perfume

Diy Solid Perfume


Use your imagination to come up with an even more unusual container than this pocket watch, and fill it with this stunning solid perfume for a scent-sational Christmas gift.

Diy Gift: Homemade Spice Blends

Diy Gift: Homemade Spice Blends


Bring a bit of spice to someone’s life and give them a batch of these homemade spice blends. With just a few simple instructions to follow, you can create spice blends personal to the gift receiver. The article even offers recipe cards to help with the process. A very unique gift idea.

Chocolate Peppermint Swizzle Sticks

Chocolate Peppermint Swizzle Sticks


You rarely go wrong with holiday-themed food as a Secret Santa gift exchange item, and these white chocolate swizzle sticks are a sure hit! You can either make the sticks themselves with wooden dowels and beads, or buy them at the craft store. Or, you can mix it up and use the peppermint sticks as the swizzle sticks. Either way, grab some chocolate chips, vegetable oil, and these instructions as you head off into deliciousness!

Diy Mango Shimmer Tinted Lip Balm Recipe

Diy Mango Shimmer Tinted Lip Balm Recipe


Sometimes the simplest gifts can be the best, especially if they provide relief to an ailment. For those with chapped or cracked lips this handy blog post gives a solution in the form of a lip balm, homemade and ultimately a delight for any sufferers that you may know.

Diy Tea With A Twist

Diy Tea With A Twist


Any tea-lover will appreciate more tea, but with this tutorial you can make a pack of tea bags so much more exciting, and you can even tailor them to your recipient.

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprints

Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprints


Treat someone with a sweet tooth to a box full of these super cute and delicious thumbprints, which combine red velvet cake with melt in the mouth cheesecake.

Orange & Espresso Soap Recipe

Orange & Espresso Soap Recipe


Sounds like it’s way above your craft level of experience, right? Wrong! Anyone can make this delicious smelling and healthy homemade orange and espresso soap to give as gifts this holiday season! Using some essential oils, powders, a potato peeler (of all things!), and a few weeks to cure, you can have these gorgeous soap bars ready to hand out as bath treats this season. You can find the full instructions here.

Diy Lap Desks

Diy Lap Desks


When you need something to lean your laptop on, or hold some food or drinks while you watch TV, this homemade lap desk is ideal. By checking out this blog, you’ll be shown how to construct these useful items which make great Christmas gifts or birthday treats.

Diy Infused Bath Salt

Diy Infused Bath Salt


For a simple but much welcomed gift this Christmas, make a jar of these infused bath salts using one or more of the recipes here, and place in a prettily decorated jar.

Burlap Bulletin Board

Burlap Bulletin Board


Why should your co-worker settle for the same-ol, same-ol blah bulletin board in their cubicle…when they can have this handmade masterpiece? With a bit of burlap, a few decorative nails, a hammer or rubber mallet, and a heavy-duty stapler or staple gun, you can create this rustic piece of practical art! Find the complete instructions here.

Two Christmas Crafts

Two Christmas Crafts


This DIY guide shows you how to make not only one, but two great homemade Christmas presents. Starting with festive tea bags and moving to an embroidered ornament. They would both make a great secret Santa gift together or separately as stocking fillers. What’s great is, they won’t make a dent in your bank balance.

Diy Felt Heart Hand Warmers

Diy Felt Heart Hand Warmers


For someone special in your life, take a look at this simple blog post that explains how to make some heart shaped hand warmers. Touchingly sentimental, these little gifts have a very practical purpose and can be made without fuss by following the included instructions and helpful photographs.

Diy Washi Tape Notebooks

Diy Washi Tape Notebooks


Benefit from the ever popular washi tape, and create this beautiful homemade gift. By following this guide through, and using very little materials, you can make a DIY notebook. Have fun experimenting with patterns and end up with a very personal gift idea for your loved ones.

Diy Cookie Gift

Diy Cookie Gift


If you thought making macarons was beyond you, check out this blog post which not only shows you how to make them, but also includes suggestions on flavors and packaging, too.

Homemade Holiday Gift: Infused Vodka Recipes

Homemade Holiday Gift: Infused Vodka Recipes


These infused vodkas are the ideal DIY gift this Christmas. Neither time consuming or too expensive, you can gift someone a delicious, heartfelt gift that you know they will enjoy (just hopefully not in one sitting). With different flavors to choose from, you know there will be something suited for everyone.

Diy Gold Flecked Tray

Diy Gold Flecked Tray


Simple to make but stunning to look at, this gold flecked tray is the perfect addition to any nightstand or bathroom shelf, and is just the right size for holding precious knick knacks.

Diy All Natural Lip Balm

Diy All Natural Lip Balm


Give a homemade, all natural secret Santa gift and be confident in the fact you are not distributing harmful chemicals, destined for your friends’ lips. This lip balm is easy to make, smells amazing and is beneficial to the lips in so many ways. Follow the guide to find out how to make it!

Pistachio Cranberry Cookies

Pistachio Cranberry Cookies


These whole wheat pistachio cranberry cookies will be the easiest and most delicious batch of cookies you’ll never have to bake in your life! All you need will be a glass mason jar (you can find at the local dollar store), the ingredients for the cookies, a free printable label, and a bit of decorative trim. Find the full and delectable instructions here.

Origami Mini Paper Books

Origami Mini Paper Books


Lovers of Kawaii and miniature things alike will fall head over heels with these teeny tiny notebooks which use decorative paper for the cover and plain paper within.

Diy Succulent Pots

Diy Succulent Pots


Give plant pots a new lease of life by following this tutorial which shows you how to transform mundane to marvellous with a few coats of spray paint and some saran wrap.

Solid Lotion bars

Solid Lotion bars


It can be mesmerizing when you see the large range of soaps and lotions available to buy as presents, including the price tag. However, if you follow the instructions in this simple blog, you will be able to make your own lotion bars that can have a very personalized scent for your recipient.

Random Acts Of Kindness Elf Arrival Letter

Random Acts Of Kindness Elf Arrival Letter


This printable elf arrival letter is a personal touch to the festive season. Encouraging the recipient to give to others, it holds a valuable message to both the young and old. Cute and simple, it would be a great addition to any secret Santa sack.

Sriracha Salt

Sriracha Salt


Homemade can sometimes be best and when it comes to Sriracha salt, it can be done quite easily and to your own particular taste. Check the details in this blog that will have you reaching for ingredients in a frenzy to take charge in the kitchen and produce your own salt.

Stove Top Potpourri Gift

Stove Top Potpourri Gift


Spread the love and the smells of Christmas with this printable guide on making stove top potpourri. A great gift idea when you’re wearing the secret Santa hat, or for your neighbors and friends. A luxury for both the eyes and the nose, it’s a guaranteed hit!

Diy Pom Pom Bookmark

Diy Pom Pom Bookmark


Any booklover will tell you they cringe when they see the corners of a page being turned down, so put an end to that heinous behavior with a set of these homemade pompom bookmarks.

Polka Dot Pencils

Polka Dot Pencils


The simple gifts detailed in this blog can be constructed with ease by following the instructions provided, and will be ideal as small favors or secret Santa gifts for work colleagues or friends. Stylish yet inexpensive, these pencils are bound to be a hit with both giver and recipient.

Chalkboard Mug Diy Project

Chalkboard Mug Diy Project


Read this DIY guide and you will end up with a very personal and creative addition to your secret Santa arsenal. With next to no money, you can create this chalkboard mug from home and let your arts and crafts skill flow, right into the recipient’s arms.

Diy Cookie Cutter Candles

Diy Cookie Cutter Candles


Quintessentially Christmassy, these cookie cutter candles would make a great addition to any festive home – fun to make, they would make a perfect gift for anyone and everyone in your life. Armed with a small shopping list and this DIY guide, you’ll soon have a pile of cookie cutter candles.

Diy Cupcake Kits

Diy Cupcake Kits


The smell of freshly baked cupcakes will be filling the home of your Secret Santa recipient this year when you give them this pretty kit which they can make at home.

Mint Matcha Body Scrub

Mint Matcha Body Scrub


Bath and body gifts always, always, go over big at the Secret Santa gift exchange. And once people see that their gift is this homemade delicious-smelling mint matcha body scrub (made by you), the office gift exchange will never be the same! Gather some matcha green tea, Epsom salt, and a couple essential oils, then follow the easy instructions here!

Diy Gold Dipped Feather Ornament

Diy Gold Dipped Feather Ornament


Be a part of someone special’s Christmas every single year by making them one of these beautiful ornaments – using feathers and gold paint – for them to hang on their tree.

Diy Flannel Scarf

Diy Flannel Scarf


Put some warmth back into someone’s winter by making and gifting them one of these gorgeous flannel scarves that definitely look like they’ve been bought in a high-end store.

Pie Chart Paper Pendants

Pie Chart Paper Pendants


These fun and funky necklaces make great cheap, but stylish gifts to fill stockings at any Christmas time. With simple instructions and detailed photographs included in this helpful blog, there will be no stopping you as you lay on the craft for this festive time of the year.

Diy Leather Pillow

Diy Leather Pillow


If you have an old leather couch that you can’t quite bear to part with, this project will help you turn it into a fabulous slouchy pillow that will grace someone else’s home.

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