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50 Hilariously Wacky White Elephant Gift Ideas for 2019

Wondering what white elephant gifts you should bring to the upcoming gift exchange at this year’s holiday party? We’ve got a wide assortment of white elephant gifts so you can be Johnny on the spot with the perfect gift for this occasion. Be the hero of the gift exchange by bringing anything from this list.

50 Hilariously Wacky White Elephant Gifts- this is the holy grail for funny white elephant and secret santa gift ideas.

Big Head Squirrel Feeder

This squirrel feeder gives the impression that the squirrel has a big head when he’s eating from it. They bill it as the nuttiest squirrel feeder ever, and we have to agree. You just hang it from a tree or any other object in a well populated squirrel area.


Prescription Coffee Mug

This coffee mug resembles a prescription bottle, and is great for anyone who can’t function before they have their morning cup of coffee. It includes humorous rhetoric about dosage instructions, refills, and when it expires, so they’re sure to get a chuckle each morning as they take their medicine. Doctor’s orders!

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Inflatable Unicorn Horn

This inflatable unicorn horn is great for anyone that ever wanted to pretend to be a unicorn. It is an entire 11 inches once you get inflated, and it’s sure to make for some hilarious photo opportunities during the white elephant festivities. Goes great with an ugly Christmas sweater too!


Grill Sergeant BBQ Apron

This apron is great for the self-described grill sergeant, and includes everything they need to master the grill. It has pockets for different condiments, and even includes a strap to hold ammunition in the form of beer cans. There’s a spot for spatulas, and a pocket for a water bottle sprayer, too.

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Mini Curbside Trash & Recycle Can Set

This desktop set of pencil holders resembles the trash can and recycle bin that you take out weekly. It makes for a very cute office decoration, and it’s really a gift that will get talked about when it is revealed. Someone will definitely want it, while others might not want it at all.


Fanny Bank Farting Coin Drop Bank

This coin bank features a butt that you put the coin into, and when you do a farting sound emanates from it. This will definitely cause a burst of laughter from the participants in the gift exchange, and it might become that one gift that no one wants to get stuck with at the end.


Ugly Christmas Sweaters for Dog Lovers

These ugly Christmas sweaters are not only perfect to wear to a holiday party, but is one of the most popular white elephant gifts of all-time! Dog-lovers will be obsessed and always try to steal this item during gift games.

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Yodeling Pickle

This yodeling pickle has the purpose of, well, it doesn’t actually serve a purpose at all, it’s a yodeling pickle. This is the sort of gift that will leave them scratching their heads, and once you press the button and it starts yodeling, the party can finally start.


Dashboard Jesus

For the holy rollers out there, this dashboard Jesus will be a gift they’ll want to keep. He stands four and a half inches, and has a base so you can stick him right to the dashboard. He’s on a spring so each bump or movement of the car will cause him to wiggle, reminding you of the question What Would Jesus Do?


Ultimate Wine Bottle Glass

This wine bottle glass is actually the size of a bottle. Its for those who make no qualms about being able to drink an entire bottle of wine in one sitting. Basically, filling this class involves transferring the contents of the bottle into the glass. Just hope they don’t ask for a refill.


Red Cup Shots

These red shot cups resemble the red Solo cups common at keg parties and get togethers. They are made into miniature size so you can fill them with liquor instead of beer, and they’ll coordinate well with the full size 16 ounce red plastic cups. They can also be used for mini games of beer pong.


Naughty Pigs Salt and pepper Shaker Set

These naughty pigs just don’t know how to behave on the dinner table. They are doing what pigs do behind closed doors, but they are doing it for everyone to see. This gift is sure to raise a few eyebrows and cause quite a stir at your gift exchange, and nobody will want to get stuck with it.

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Emergency Inflatable Brain

This is for the person who is constantly singing the Scarecrow song from Wizard of Oz. Now they can have their very own brain, and this can serve as an emergency replacement for the one they had, or it can be the first one they’ve ever been able to use.

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Turkey Pop Up Timer

The legs on this turkey pop up when the turkey is done, so you don’t have to worry if the internal temperature has reached the right spot. Rather than a turkey timer with a little red button that pops up, this one actually resembles a cooked bird so it’s very apropos.

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Emergency Underpants

These underpants come in handy when you have to ditch your old pair due to a stray turd or late night activities. When you need a clean pair of underwear to hold you over until you can get into a real pair, these come in handy. They’re not made for regular use, but they get the job done.


$100 Bill Toilet Paper

This toilet paper is in the likeness of $100 bills, so you can feel like Bill Gates or Warren Buffett and take care of business with money instead of toilet paper. It’s a way to get a taste of the good life without having to manage a multi-billion dollar corporation.

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Putter Cup Golf Mug

Here’s a golf mug that features a miniature club and ball so you can get your putt practice in whenever you have a spare moment or two. The bottom of the mug features a half circle hole so you can test your skill to see how many times you can make it, and from which distances.


Rockin Wooden Spoons

These rockin’ wooden spoons will have you jamming in the kitchen, playing spoon guitar instead of air guitar. They’re shaped like an electric and acoustic guitar so depending on which song is playing, you can pick the right instrument to play along. Just be sure you stop rockin’ long enough to finish making the meal.


Doiy Polaroll Retro Camera Toilet Paper Roll Holder

Never mind haemorrhoids, what about Polaroids? This toilet paper holder is a real flash of inspiration! Modelled on a real Polaroid camera, the Polaroll hides the tissue roll and dispenses it in the same way a photograph would be. Makes a great white elephant gift for the photo-mad among you.

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Outdoor Inflatable Lounger Couch

Give a couch potato some fresh air with this inflatable lounger couch, made for the great outdoors. The double layer fabric and two-port design make this super comfy lounger virtually leak-proof, meaning hours of relaxation in the sun, on dry land or water. No pump required, just a few swishes through the air.

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Sock It To Me Tacosaurus Knee High Socks

Turn tacos into tactoes with these adorable knee length socks featuring the delicious Tacosaurus, that little known sub-species of the Stegosaurus. His body is made of stuffed tacos, so crammed in fact that his little legs can barely take the weight. We would take a nibble but we’d be scaredhesaurus. The perfect white elephant gift.


Selk’bag Star Wars Wearable Sleeping Bag

Keep Star Wars fans warm when it comes to the Dark Side, or in other words, Jedi Knight-time by giving them a themed adult wearable sleeping bag. Available in Chewbacca, Darth Vader, or Stormtrooper designs, the feet are detachable, meaning they can do battle without falling over (and stay warm at the same time).

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Surprise Cat Coffee Mug with Baby Cat Inside

“Waiter, there’s a cat in my soup”. This adorable mug makes the ideal gift for all your feline furball loving friends – the mug itself holds 17oz fluid and bears the legend ‘meow’ on the outside, but once they drain the last drops they will find a cute kitty peeking out at them. Purrrfection.


Thug Life Sunglasses by Swagasaurus Rex

Don’t get left in the shade when it comes to buying gifts, just Deal With It instead. These super cool sunnies feature the pixelated design that is all over the internet right now, and as they come with UV 400 protection, even the glare off this white elephant gift won’t phase the wearer.


Assorted Emoji Pillow

Go through the emotions of gift buying with this set of ten emoji pillows! Each 12” bright yellow plush features a different emoji, to put a real smile on the face of whoever you give them to. The recipient will be crying with laughter as he or she blows you a kiss and hearts you.


Flask with a Built-in Collapsible Shot Glass

When you need a little Dutch courage, but can’t face drinking from the bottle, this hip flask is hard to beat. It’s the world’s first hip flask with a collapsible shot glass built in! Fits neatly into the side when not in use, and when needed, pull it out and fill it up! Bottoms up!


Fred Pick Your Nose Paper Cups

If you have a nose for a great white elephant gift, you’re bound to pick this one. Paper cups might not seem like the most inspiring of gifts, but printed with 12 male and 12 female photorealistic noses, these cups will have people snorting with laughter. Definitely not a gift to be sniffed at!

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Fire in the Hole Campfire Solid Cologne

What do you get for the outdoorsman who has migrated to the city but yearns to be back in the wilderness? Fire in the Hole cologne, that’s what! One sniff of this solid smelliciousness will bring him right back to campfires, hunting, and whiskey because, well, that’s what it smells like.


Happy Feet Shark Slippers

Here’s the fin – buying fun gifts can be hard, and ordinarily slippers would be a no-no. But if you know someone who really enjaws having toasty feet, these make a great white (shark) elephant gift! With non-slip bottoms, they’re definitely not safe to go back in the water. Because they’re not waterproof. Because they’re slippers.


Prank Pack Nap Sack

Got a knobbly gift to wrap but can’t make a neat job of it? Then prank someone by putting it inside this Prank Pack Nap Sack box. Watch their face as they rip off the paper, only to see what looks like a bag to put over their head! Charming!


The Beach Behemoth Giant Inflatable Beach Ball

Give this to someone and it’ll be like a scene from James and the Giant Beach ball. This mahoosive 12 foot ball will take beach volleyball to beach gollyball, and really dwarf the other balls on the sand. Inflate with an electric pump though, or you’ll have no breath left to play with!


Moulin Roty Circus Shadow Puppets

White elephant gifts can be great fun for kids, and offer a perfect opportunity for getting them away from screen time. Puppet shows are a timeless favorite, and with this set of 11 shadow puppets kids can put on their own puppet show for their friends and family. It’s a gift with no strings attached.


Handerpants Underwear Gloves

These gloves are made to resemble underpants, and more specifically tighty whiteys, so they keep your hands warm and whisk away moisture from your palms. The only question is which person at your gift exchange would wear these in public, as they are pretty identifiable as being underpants on your hands.

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Fred Muffin Tops Denim-Style Baking Cups

Muffin tops are nothing to be ashamed of – in fact, they should be celebrated in all their curvaceous glory! These denim-look muffin cases make irresistible gifts for the baker in the family as the batter creates delightful love-handles as it rises. A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips never tasted so good!


Fred ABC (Already Been Chewed) Cookie Cutters

One of a chef’s perks is tasting the goods as they go along, and this set of three cookie cutters makes gingerbread men who look well and truly tried and tested, thanks to the ‘bites’ that have already been taken out of them. Please note: no gingerbread men were harmed in the making of this description.

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Dead Fred Pen Holder

Poor Fred has been impaled by your pen for this penholder. In order to put your pen back you have to stab Fred, and his dead body will keep it where you last left it until you need it again. There is also some miniature crime scene tape sold separately that would really complete the picture here.

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Nessie Push Pins

These push pins are meant to resemble the Loch Ness monster when they are used next to each other. One of the push pins is the head, while the others make up the body, and finally the last pin is the tail. Nessie might not be real, but these push pins really work to hold up important memos.

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Weener Kleener Soap

This soap ring is meant to clean just one thing. They say that one size fits most men, and surely most men would care to disagree. This gift will definitely get passed around and cause quite a conversation at the white elephant exchange, and it will be interesting to see who is bold enough to take it home.


Eyeball Lunch Bag

Keep an eye on your lunch with this eyeball lunch bag that looks like a big bloodshot eye, but is made to function like a real lunch bag, so you could actually take your lunch to work with it. It comes with zipper tags that have an eye chart, so it’s just a lot of fun to creep people out and also to give impromptu eye exams.

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Instant Audience

If you are in need of fan support, this instant audience hand controller will give you access to laughter, applause, and even boos. You’ll be able to have control over the sort of response you get so that you can finally get the credit you deserve, or get a crowd to help you boo things you don’t like.


Happy Man Bottle Stopper

Nobody is happier than this guy, and it’s because he spends a lot of time corking up a bottle of wine and keeping things fresh. When he is not in use he still remains pretty happy, and ready for use at a moment’s notice. You’d be hard pressed to find a sillier bottle topper.


Coffee Makes Me Poop

For some people it’s fruit, for others it’s coffee, and if one of your co-workers always disappears after their first caffeine hit of the day, this is the mug for them.


White Elephant Scarf

If you like to take things literally, this scarf might be the perfect white elephant gift for you, because that’s exactly what it is – it comes in 7 different colors, too.


Significant Otter Pin

Are you looking for a cute little gift for your other half this Christmas? Take a look at this ‘otterly’ gorgeous lapel pin which is sure to melt your SO’s heart.


Ehh Pin

The king of the non-committal comment, Larry David features on this fun lapel pin along with his trademark ‘ehh’. Whoever gets this white elephant gift won’t be able to curb their enthusiasm.


Drunk Stoned or Stupid Game

Find out exactly what everyone thinks of each other with Drunk, Stoned, or Stupid, the card game which sees players singling out who would behave how in whatever situations.


T-Rex Folding Brush

This foldable brush and comb wouldn’t look out of place on Fred Flintstone’s nightstand, and is perfect for wannabe palaeontologists or just those who are fascinated with all things prehistoric.


Shave and Play Barbie

Here’s Barbie as you’ve never seen her before, letting all her hairy hirsuteness hang out. Tidy her up with the enclosed razor and help her ditch the fuzz for a much smoother look.


Cereal Killer Spoon

Does someone on your gift list demolish the cereal every morning? Help them to at least do it in chilling style with this fun cereal killer spoon for a touch of the macabre.


No Pants No Problem Mug

Look at Mr. Tea kicking back in a mug of warm, relaxing tea, looking for all the world like he’s in a hot tub while he infuses the water with their favorite blend.

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Shark Bite Can Coolie

They’ll keep their (drinks) cool while everyone else loses their head, or arm, or a chunk of their leg. This coolie can hold 12oz or 16oz cans, keeping them nice and cold.


Grow a Boyfriend

Forget internet dating – growing your own fella is the way to go, and this one will never answer back. But be patient, it takes him 72 hours to grow to full-size!


Funny Towels

Playing with food just took on a whole new meaning thanks to these flour sack towels, which twist food-related words into funny or risqué messages. You definitely want a pizza that.


Meh Bottle

The word ‘meh’ is like a shrug of the shoulders, so if you know someone who always feels a bit blah, this 20oz. bottle will make the perfect white elephant gift.


Giant Pretzel Inflatable

You’ll tie them up in knots with this gift, which can hold three kids (one in each ‘hole’) for triple the fun in the summer sun.


Handy Notes

Take a note on one of these Handy Notes and you can start to get really clever with what you do with it after that. You can bend three fingers down to make it point, or a couple fingers and a thumb to give the peace sign, or three fingers and the thumb to give the one finger salute.


Star Wars Jelly Belly Dispenser

Are you fed up traipsing around the ‘Maul’ looking for gifts for Star Wars fans? Look no further, because this Star Wars Jelly Belly Dispenser will certainly fit the bill. Filled with lovely ‘Chewie’ Jelly Belly beans, just one gentle (no ‘force’ needed) turn of the handle will deliver the goods.


Snickers Slice n’ Share Giant Chocolate Candy Bar

Do you know someone who needs some more nuts? If so, a giant Snickers bar might just be the thing they need. This whopping 1lb bar is big enough to share, although we have a Snicking suspicion they might just keep it for themselves. Makes a perfect gift for the chocoholic on your list.

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Silver Lilly Hooded Pizza Jumpsuit

You want extra cheese? The recipient of this gift will look like they’ve had a fight in a pizzeria when wearing this pepperoni pizza hooded jumpsuit. It might not be ‘business casual’, but whatever they may say otherwise, they’ll look forward to leaving the office so they can put it on when they get home.

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Luwint Diameter Elastic Umbrella Hat

Don’t get caught in a storm again with this umbrella hat. At 36 inches in diameter, this lightweight, waterproof headwear fastens under the chin, keeping the wearer’s head and shoulders dry. It’s an ideal gift for a friend or colleague who’s in to gardening or fishing… or whom you just want to embarrass.


Spiked Tea Narwhal Infuser and Mug Gift Set

Tea lovers won’t be able to get enough of this Two For Tea gift set from Fred & Friends. The set includes a Spiked Tea Narwhal infuser, along with a ceramic mug that reads “Get to the point”… which could also be aimed your colleagues.


Bread Shape Soft Keyboard Pad Wrist Pad

This baguette-shaped keyboard wrist pad will stop the recipient from being in ‘pain’ when they’re using their PC or laptop – made from lightweight foam, the ergonomic design molds to the shape of the user’s wrists, protecting them from injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.


Lobster Claw Oven Mitt

This lobster claw oven mitt is sure to brighten up dinner time. Printed on both sides, the quilted cotton mitt will protect hands from hot pots and pans in the kitchen, making it a practical as well as fun gift for a white elephant exchange.


Ripple Junction Sriracha Water Bottle

Cool off on-the-go with a sip from this officially licensed Sriracha hot sauce themed water bottle; the novelty drinks bottle is made from plastic that’s BPA-free, and it’s dishwasher-safe too. This is one white elephant gift that’s sure to be a hot topic of conversation.


Hamburger USB High speed Flash Drive

Keep important documents safe with this hamburger USB flash drive. With up to 10 years’ worth of storage, the recipient of this gift can transfer MP3s, photos, games and files at a speed of 480 MBit per second. It also comes with a chain so they can wear it as a necklace.

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Beard Head Stubble Populous Beard Beanie

If you’ve ever wondered how beardless men survive the winter without stubble to keep them warm, here’s the answer: this Stubble Populous Beard Beanie. Made from soft yarn, the knitted hat with detachable Velcro beard makes a fun white elephant gift for fuzz-free friends or colleagues.


Accoutrements Edgar Allan Poe Bandages

Don’t fret, Edgar Allan Poe is here to kiss boo boos better – the Master of the Macabre’s face is printed on each of the band-aids, alongside his raven. There are 15 large sterile strips inside the tin, as well as a free prize, so the recipient will get 2 gifts in 1.


Tovolo Spatulart Fried Egg Nylon Flex Turner

Is there anything more annoying than a fried egg getting stuck to the pan? Brunch lovers will be able to make their Sunday morning eggs with ease with this Nylon Flex Turner; the heat-resistant, silicone spatula stops food from sticking, plus it’s egg-shaped too. Cute!


Fred EGG-A-MATIC Hard-Boiled Egg Mold

Your colleague can swap their boring sandwich for a lunch that’s eggstraordinary with this EGG-A-MATIC hard-boiled egg mold; the BPA-free polypropylene mold sculpts a humble hard-boiled egg in to the shape of a dinosaur’s skull. This RAWRsome white elephant gift is sure to put a smile on their face.


Cactus USB Mini Humidifier

Office air-conditioning can dry out skin in the winter; this cute cactus dehumidifier is the perfect size for your colleague’s desk. After plugging it in to their PC’s USB power port, they can use it to help relieve chapped skin. And they don’t even need to remember to water it.


Scotch Shoe Dispenser with Scotch Magic Tape

Shoes a gift that will really appeal to the girl who loves her footwear. This Scotch Magic Tape dispenser is shaped like a black stick-letto and comes with a roll of tape already in place. It might be a white elephant gift, but it’s one she’ll really be soled on.


Battery Powered Cinematic Light Box

Make someone’s dream come true by letting them see their name in lights! This light box comes with 90 letters, numbers and symbols which can be changed as often as they like. Need to tell them something? No problem, the writing will clearly be on the wall. USB or battery powered.

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Kikkerland Cactus Egg Separator

For an eggstraordinary white elephant gift that’s actually really useful, this cactus egg separator won’t ‘desert’ you. Just break an egg into a bowl, place the cactus on top, squeeze, and watch as the plant sucks it up, leaving just egg white in the bowl. The perfect eggsample of a kitch-en gift. We’re not yolking.


Sarcastic Ball

An ordinary Magic 8 ball is pretty polite when you think about it. This sarcastic ball will give you your answer and a snide remark, so you not only get the answer to your question but you get a laugh at the same time. Just remember not to get too upset, it is just an inanimate ball.


6 Pack Beer Holster

This six pack of beer holster keeps everything you need at arm’s length. It equips you with the entire six pack of beer so you won’t have to go to the fridge every time you need a re-up. It looks like a Batman utility belt if Bruce Wayne were an alcoholic.


Butt Face Soap

This soap set includes a bar of soap for your face, as well as one for your butt. This is very helpful because you wouldn’t want to wash your face with the same soap you just washed your butt with. No matter which way you take your shower, or which part you wash first, it’s still good to keep things separated.


Glow in the Dark Flesh Eating Zombies Play Set

Want a zombie play set that glows in the dark and features a number of different zombies ranging in gender and age? Probably not, but you can use this to set up mock zombie apocalypse, or just have fun with it and do whatever you want. Zombie fans will make a play for this gift once it gets opened, while others will back away slowly.


Mustache Bag Clips

These mustache bag clips let you get in on the mustache craze where people are putting mustaches on just about anything. Now your leftover potato chips can look very stylish because you can choose between different mustache styles and decide which one best represents what Ruffles or Doritos stands for.

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Fifty Shades of Brown Lavatory Mist

This bathroom accessory plays on the 50 Shades of Gray craze and reminds everyone that even the sexiest people out there still need to use the bathroom and do their business.They recommend two quick spritz before you leave the bathroom so you don’t leave a scent behind and ruin the mood.

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Luchador Bottle Opener

This bottle opener resembles a luchador, and he is putting a head lock on your bottle cap in order to pry it off. This makes a quirky gift for anyone in need of a bottle opener, and it comes in different styles for you to choose which wrestler looks the best.


Dog Butt Magnet Set

This magnet set features an assortment of dog butts, including a fire hydrant so you complete the theme. This would be a funny gift for dog lovers, because you have to take the good with the bad when you love something. Whoever gets stuck with this might say they got the tail end of the deal.


Solar Queen

Solar power keeps the Queen doing her famous wave, and as long as there’s light out she’ll be waving. She measures over six inches tall, and actually bears a pretty good likeness of Queen Elizabeth, for being a cheap plastic doll. Great gift for the Anglophile in the room, but headed for the trash bin for someone that’s not.


3-D Cat Playing Cards

These cats come to life as you play, and appear to jump off the cards. The cards themselves are regulation size, so you can really get some use out of these. The two jokers feature dogs, making this a cat lover’s delight, since cats get to be royalty amused by the dog jester.


Glitter Christmas Light Up Flashing LED Sunglasses

For a blinking great white elephant gift this year, try these babies on for size! Sunglasses with Christmas trees on…what could be better? Oh wait…LIGHT UP Christmas trees! Keep the light steady Eddie, flashing fast and furiously, or lazily blinking for a totally flashy look. Definitely a gift for the shadier characters on your list.


The Cottage Industy Morning Mug

This is an eye opening gift if ever we saw one! Start someone’s day off the right way with a mug that acts like a human does – not functioning until we’ve had our coffee! When cold the eyes stay firmly shut, but fill it with coffee and whoosh…the caffeine kicks in and our day begins.


Progressive Microwave S’mores Maker

If you’re looking for a gift that’s a little s’more interesting, this microwave s’mores maker is a really sweet idea. The little arms hold crackers, chocolate and marshmallows in place for two perfectly heated s’mores in 30 seconds, which leaves just enough time to scoff the ones you’ve already made before the next lot are done!


Vosges Haut Chocolat Mo’s Bacon Bar

Oh my! This combination is a match made in Heaven! The finest milk chocolate blends with the Applewood smoked bacon pieces for the sweetest bar of chocolate you will ever find. Vosges Haut Chocolat has made this such an irresistible bar that you may well end up making a pig of yourself!

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Willway LED Battery-Operated Flamingo String Lights

Put your foot down when you’re buying white elephant gifts, or should that be pink flamingo ones? These battery operated string lights make great decorations for indoor or outdoor parties, or just as fun home décor, and with such a warm glow even the most unromantic person won’t have a leg to stand on.


Kitchen Safe Time Locking Container

If there is someone on your gift list who has been caught with their hand in the cookie jar, lead them away from temptation by giving them this time-locking container. Featured on Shark Tank, this ‘safe’ can be locked for up to 10 days at a time, meaning they can look but definitely not touch.

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Tattly Temporary Tattoos Watch Set

Get your tats out with this totally random pack of temporary time-piece tattoos from Tattly. Each pack contains eight differently colored ‘watches’ that last for 2-4 days, and are easy to apply. It’s not a big gift, in fact you could say it’s minute. Will the recipient love it? Only time will tell!


Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity. What a game. If your friends are proudly and politically incorrect then you’ve just found the gift for them! Irreverent fun for the foul mouthed, this card game challenges each player to come up with the funniest response to the black card prompt – may the best card win.


Tattly Temporary Tattoos Vegetable Set

For a totally radishal white elephant gift, ink-lude this set of tats on your list. We know it’s really corny, but Christmas and birthdays are a time for bean fun, and these temporary tattoos really are a recipe for gift-giving success. Perfect for when it’s time to turn the veg-tables on the prankster in your life.


20 Funny DIY White Elephant Gifts

Alphabet Pasta Stud Earrings

These stud earrings are made out of actual alphabet pasta. It’s the sort of gift where you just don’t know what people are gonna make of it at a white elephant. It may be in high demand or it may get avoided.

Valentine Candy Rings

These candy rings are made out of those chalky Valentine hearts. They look cool, but they are a gift that doesn’t really serve a purpose, and probably not something you’d wear every day all year long as part of your wardrobe.

Modern Tray from Auto Parts

This tray looks modern enough, but when you start to take a closer look at the pieces you realize that it was made out of auto parts. That makes it an item that will be in demand for car enthusiasts, but likely to get traded by anyone else.

Car Jars

These car jars look cool or weird depending on who you ask. It’s just the thing for a white elephant because some people are going to trade something in order to get it, and others are going to be glad that they did.

Groovy Welcome Mat

Here’s a groovy welcome mat that will resonate with all the free spirits out there. It requests that all who enter be groovy, and if they can’t then just leave. It’s a fun gift that will shake up some of the monotony from any white elephant.

Watermelon Earrings

These watermelon earrings are super cute, but they may not be the sort of thing that everyone is vying for when it comes to getting a good gift from a white elephant exchange. They’re easy to make if you need something in a hurry.

Handmade Russian Dolls

These handmade russian dolls look like they’re vintage, and that they’ve been in your family for generations. They may be just the sort of quirky white elephant gift that causes a stir and gets people trading for them again and again.

When Life Gives You Lemons Idea

If you’re looking for a juicy DIY white elephant gift that will definitely leave a bitter taste in the recipient’s mouth, fill up an empty LIFE cereal box with a stash of lemons. After all, they do say when LIFE gives you lemons, make lemonade.

Belly Button Lint Remover

Why is it that men’s belly buttons always have lint in them? Now they can remove it, with this hilarious (but we suspect useful) gag gift that you can make at home. Using a long bead and a pipe cleaner, you can create a genuine belly button lint remover for the men in your life.

Happy Pills And Chill Pills Free Printable Labels

This is the sweetest DIY gift, and it can be rustled up in a matter of seconds. Simply fill a craft or bead box with different types of candy, print off the free downloadable label in this tutorial, and you can give someone a delicious set of chill pills or happy pills to help them recover.

Gifts Not Included White Elephant Gift Idea

It’s 5PM on Christmas Eve and you realize you’ve forgotten to buy a gift for someone. The only place open is a filling station, so what do you do? Buy a stash of batteries, wrap them up and attach the downloadable ‘gift not included’ label for a last minute useful and funny gift.

Christmas Tic Tac Labels

Buy a stash of TicTacs and set to work, printing these free labels to attach to the boxes. Suddenly you have a collection of snowman poop, candy cane seeds, reindeer noses and more to slip into everyone’s stockings for a fun gift idea that’s cheap and easy.

Reindeer Poo And Grinch Pills

When you have a group of people to buy token gifts for, Christmas can get expensive. Ease the financial burden with these cute packs of Grinch Pills and Reindeer Poop which cost next to nothing but will make the recipient smile. Free downloadable poems really complete the gift.

Diy How To Make Redneck Wine Glasses

Give a glassy not classy gift this year to someone with a sense of humor. Using canning jars and glass candlesticks you can produce an awesome set of Redneck Wine Glasses that will raise a laugh every time they raise a toast. We’ll definitely drink to that.

How to Make a Fake Beard

Is someone in the family suffering from beard envy? Is there a wannabe lumberjack whose chin is still as soft as a baby’s bottom? Help them feel less naked with a fake beard as a great gag gift. With just a piece of felt and a little time, this project is sew easy to do!

Zombie Survival Kit!

Do your family and friends know how to survive a zombie apocalypse? Have a go at putting together this zombie survival kit for a DIY gift, just in case. In this post, you’ll find instructions, as well as ideas for what to include in the set.

Diy Number 2 Pencil

If your group of friends or colleagues have decided on DIY gifts for your white elephant exchange this year, embarrass them with these ‘No. 2’ pencils, inspired by your favorite emoji. Check out this post to see what you’ll need, then get down to the craft supplies store.

Diy Elf Snot

Gift cards are often considered to be ‘boring’; giving and receiving them will be more fun when they’re hidden inside this elf snot. Read the blog post to find out how to make the slime, along with ideas for other festive DIY gifts to have a go at this Christmas.

Diy Rock, Paper, Scissor Gift

Who hasn’t used Rock, Paper, Scissors to decide whose turn it is to do the dishes or to take the trash out? But once they have this ‘special’ kit in their possession, the recipient will be equipped to make important life decisions too. Read this post to see how to make it.

Diy Spray Tan

This DIY gift is more likely to make your friends’ or colleagues’ faces go red rather than golden brown. Check out this blog post to see how to make the DIY Spray Tan Kit and Spray Tan Booster to turn them orange from the inside out.

Diy Prune Bouquet

Sometimes letting go can be hard to do (especially without a high fiber diet) so make someone this fun and fruity prune bouquet, because nothing says ‘I care’ like an anti-constipation gift!

Underwear Chip Bowl

If you love the thought of giving a slightly under-whelming gift to someone this year, take inspiration from this idea which creates a chips bowl out of a pair of tighty whities.

Diy Bookends

Take a pair of uninspiring bookends and turn them into these faux zinc versions, which are super simple to make and will add a fresh new look to any book shelf.

Spicy Gingerbread Cookies Turned Cityscapes

Try this novel way of presenting gingerbread cookies, and get creative in the kitchen by adding whatever embellishments you can think of to liven up the landscape.

Over The Hill Diaper Cake

If an old timer is on your gift list this year, get cheeky with it by making one of these adult diaper cakes, with as many ‘over-the-hill’ additions as you can find.

Funny Diy Painted Kitchen Towels

Follow this tutorial for an easy way to create some stylish and fun tea towels for the domestic god or goddess on your radar. It even comes with the free downloadable stencils.

More White Elephant Gift Exchange Ideas:

30 Best White Elephant Gifts for Your Office Gift Exchange
22 Most Unusual (And Hilarious) White Elephant Gifts
42 Hilarious Gag Gifts That Will Make Them ROFL
33 Cool Secret Santa Gifts That Everyone Will Want


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