White Elephant Gift Ideas

15 of The Best White Elephant Gift Ideas

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White Elephant Gifts Everyone Will Fight For

If I was writing a list of my favorite things, these white elephant gift ideas would definitely get added to that list. 

Most white elephant gifts are super silly and super impractical. The purpose of them is to make someone laugh. Basically, the entire concept of these gifts is just FUN!

On top of being loads of fun, there is one more thing I love about them. They take the pressure off of gift-giving.

Oh, and many of them are incredibly affordable. Easy on the wallet and sure to please. That’s a win-win! 

These gifts are perfect for family get-togethers, gift exchanges with friends, and even for your coworkers. 

This list of white elephant gift ideas has you covered!

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Here Are 15 of The Best White Elephant Gift Ideas

1) Drink Markers


Genuine Fred Tiny Prancers Drink Markers, Standard, Llama
  • FUN & FUNCTIONAL: These mini-but-mighty llama buddies hang on the very edge of your drink so there is no mistaking which one is yours! The set includes 6 llamas each in its own unique color!
  • A CROWD PLEASER: Dress up cocktail hour with your friends by using these playful llama drink charms! Their colorful, cheerful design is sure to make you and your guests smile every time! A must have for any llama or wine lover!
  • VERSATILE DESIGN: Since TINY PRANCER llamas ride the rim of your glass the flexible material is compatible with wine glasses, champagne flutes, martinis, and more!
  • QUALITY MATERIALS: Llama TINY PRANCERS are made of BPA-free, phthalate-free, food-grade silicone; Hand wash only
  • GREAT GIFT: TINY PRANCER llama drink markers are packed in a colorful, transparent box perfect and ready for gifting!

Do you know what is cuter than a llama? 

A tiny llama that sits on the rim of your glass! I could have used these the other day when a few of my gal pals and I were having mimosas. 

2) Funny Kitchen Towels


Miracu Funny Kitchen Towels and Dishcloths Sets of 4 – Mothers Day, Housewarming Gifts for New House Home, Decorative Dish Towels for Women, Fun Cute Hand Towels, Flour Sack Tea Towels for Kitchen
  • Set of 4 cute kitchen towels; Each with a different saying and play on words
  • Decorative designs; Perfect for home and kitchen decor; Measures 16 by 22.5 inches
  • Durable; Made from medium absorbent soft cotton; Easy to wash; Machine washable with cold water and gentle cycle; Should not be bleached
  • Multifunctional and lightweight; Can be used for drying hands and dishes, sopping up a quick mess, cleaning counter tops, tables or windows, wrapping delicate items and more
  • Funny housewarming gifts for women; Perfect Kitchen gifts for all occasions

This is a funny gift that you can actually use. Double whammy!

And this oven mitt is a winner for someone who doesn’t mind a gift that has some not-so-nice language on it. 

3) Squatty Potty


Squatty Potty The Original Bathroom Toilet Stool, 7 Inch height, White
  • The Original Squatty Potty – Made in U.S.A. As seen on Shark Tank and The Howard Stern Show
  • The Squatty Potty Original has 2 sizes that work perfectly with ANY standard (14″-15.5”) or comfort height (16″-18”) toilet. If you are a new squatter, the 7” is a great place to start and if you are limber or consider yourself an advanced squatter, a 9″ Squatty Potty will work best
  • The Squatty Potty may feel different at first, but the body quickly adjusts and the new healthy way of eliminating quickly becomes second nature. For most people, the difference is immediate while for some it takes about a week to adjust, relax and get things moving.
  • Doctor recommended / endorsed, Strong & durable, Family-friendly and weight capacity-350 pounds
  • Made of durable hard Polyurethane plastic, easy to clean.

Ok, this gift may bring about some laughs but it also doubles as a useful gift.

This bad boy is actually doctor-recommended!

4) Bicycle Pizza Cutter

Ninonly Bicycle Pizza Cutter,Non-stick Bike Pizza Slicer, Dual Stainless Steel Cutting Wheels best for Pizza Lovers,Holiday Vacation Funny White Elephant Gifts Exchange Kitchen Gadget Cool Men’s Gift
  • ✔MADE OF HIGH QUALITY: Food grade stainless steel material bicycle pizza cutter with dual sharp black stainless steel non-slip cutting,durable and rust proof.It is also a funny Gag Gifts for Adults.If you’re looking for a funny gifts for white elephant gifts and Christmas gifts then you’ve found it. It absolutely certain this gifts will be a hit for your family.
  • ✔FIRM & SMOOTH HANDLE:This bike pizza cutter’s sharp blades can easily cut pizza,pancake,pastry and flatbread.Very novelty gifts, white elephant gifts for adults,white elephant gifts funny,anniversary gifts for men,perfect gifting idea!
  • ✔EASY TO CLEAN:Our bike pizza slicer is made from non-stick materials which makes it free from sticky crust or dough after using. The funny pizza cutter is easy to wash and only requires water plus liquid dish washing soap to completely remove stains.
  • ✔PERFECT GIFT:Cutting pizza by grip the bicycle frame design can be a kitchen decoration when not in use, a fun and practical gift which is perfect for pizza lovers, cyclists or anyone who wants a little fun with their next pizza. Great for kids birthday parties and pizza parties as well. Comes with a stand for easy display and storage.
  • ✔Novelty Kitchen Gadgets Gifts:A good helper in dinner table.This innovative design and portable bicycle shaped pizza cutter is also perfect for cutting pies,pastry,dough,cake and so on.Fathers Day Gifts for Dad from Daughter Son,a unique gag gift for white elephant gift exchanges.

I ordered this handy little gift for my husband!

This funny bowl is another great kitchen-inspired gift idea.

5) Toilet Coffee Mug


Fairly Odd Novelties Ceramic Toilet Coffee Mug – Now With Hidden Poop 11-Ounces, White
  • Crappier than ever! – The classic toilet mug design is here, but with the bonus “addition” Of hidden poop!
  • One big dump! – this huge bowl of a mug can hold 11oz of your favorite Coffee, tea, cocoa, or other Beverage!
  • It’s not porcelain, but. . . – the ceramic This mug is made of is still very nice! Plus, it’s dishwasher and Microwave Safe!
  • Potty party! – this is the ultimate gag gift for your favorite Turd, and perfect for White Elephant, birthday, and office parties!
  • Toilet humor! – If you’re a prankster, this mug has to be in your collection. Simple and effective laughs!

This one is a tiny bit nasty but still a winner. 

But hey, coffee out of this toilet mug is still coffee!

6) Funny Socks


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Who doesn’t love tacos? 

Ok, there probably are a few people who are not taco-obsessed. But lucky for them, these socks also come in versions that say beer, bacon, and coffee. 

7) Butt Magnets


Kikkerland Farm Animal Butt Magnets, Set of 6 (MG26)
  • Hilarious farm animal butt magnets
  • Set of 6 strong magnets
  • Includes horse, rooster, pig, bull, cow and sheep butts
  • Ideal for posting notes and photos on your fridge or other magnetic surface
  • Measures approximately 1.5 x 1.5 x 0.75-inches

Animal butts would be a great little addition to the front of any fridge. 

These also come in cat and dog options!

8) Eyeglasses Holder


IndiaBigShop Wooden Glasses Holder, Mustache Glasses Holder, Shaped Mirror Holder, 6 Inch Brown Glasses Holder, Easter Day/Mother’s Day/Good Friday Gift
  • USEFUL UTILITY: Always wondering where your glasses are? This is a perfect solution for keeping your exclusive safely and handy on your office desk or bed side table. Brilliantly designed organizer in attractive nose and moustache design features a spectacle stand.
  • Makes a very unique gift for either Men or Women. Arrives in easy to wrap rectangular box.
  • Great home decor gift or stocking stuffer
  • Gifted artisans from India have used wooden crafting techniques passed down over generation, combined with simple tools to create products of great beauty & utility.
  • Simply place your glasses on this wooden sculpture of its nose and you will always find them

I can think of someone who needs this quirky and awesome gift.

It’s me! I need this!

9) Screaming Goat


The Screaming Goat (Book & Figure) (RP Minis)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 32 Pages – 04/05/2016 (Publication Date) – RP Minis (Publisher)

I got this for my goat-obsessed sister last year and my family still talks about it. 

10) Phone Stand


Phone Holder for Desk, Cute Animal Cell Phone Stand Monkey Phone Holder Adjustable Phone Supporter for iPhone, Ipad, Samsung Phone (Green)
  • SOFT PLASTIC MATERIAL: Made of soft plastic material, waterproof Anti-shock, the phone holder is freely and durable. NOT only a phone holder, BUT also a great decoration on your desk or office.
  • FREE YOUR HANDS: Whether you are watching a film, using Facetime and YouTube, or eating, sleeping, charging your smart phone, this will offer you more comfortable and different experience.
  • FUNNY CUTE CHARACTER DESIGN: With cute monkey design, free 360 degrees moving to any styles you like, the cell phone stand is unique and multi-functional.
  • SIZE: 6.6 inches height, suitable for many places tables, desks, cars; and all size phone Iphone, Ipad, Samsung Phone.
  • GREAT GIFT for your friends, lovers, families and anyone you like, it can bring much fun to their daily use, which enhance your sense of happiness.

This monkey phone stand is useful and cute as heck! 

11) Ice Cube Tray


Fairly Odd Novelties Moustache Ice Cube Tray
  • Ice your stash, of cubes! – Get the ice cube solution that adds a touch of style, and makes the laughter melt your worries away!
  • Have relaxing and funny drinks, every time! – perfect for parties where you need to take it up a notch!
  • Break the ice, in style! – Get everyone talking about the latest mustache related news, and make friends you never knew you had!
  • Get easy use and great features! – Yes. This is a real ice cube tray, and its dishwasher safe!
  • Gift with Confidence! – it’s the gag gift for mustache lovers everywhere! Enjoy!

I don’t even use ice cube trays and I want this gift! 

12) Flower Pots 


LA JOLIE MUSE Small Succulent Pots with Drainage, Ceramic Animal Planter, Indoor Plant Pots, Cute Cactus Small Flower Pots for Home Decor Gifts for Mom and Office Desk Decoration, Set of 5 Pieces
  • ANIMAL COLLECTION – This set of 5 mini succulent pots features an elephant, owl, cow, fox and cat, as a whimsical accessory for any table, desk, countertop or bookshelf.
  • DECOR YOUR HOME – Bring a splash of greenery back into your abode with these adorable pieces. They can be used to display your favourite herbs, succulents and cacti to form an mini indoor garden. Plants not included
  • DURABLE & PRACTICAL – Made from superior ceramic, these planters are durable as well as practical by engaging bottom drain hole to create a healthy and breathable living environment. Each planter is glazed inside out for you to enjoy a glossy and sleek finish that is easy to clean.
  • HANDCRAFTED ART – Handpainted with exquisite details, these unique succulent pots serve as an ideal gift for all occasions such as Christmas, housewarming, wedding, birthday, Mother’s Day etc.
  • WEATHER RESISTANT – This high-fired ceramic planter set is designed to thrive in different types of weather, from scorching sun to freezing temperatures, keeping its elegance intact. Perfect for showcasing your plants, year-round.

OMG! These are almost too cute for words!

13) Tape Dispenser


The Butt Tape Dispenser – Funny Gifts for Men – Weird Stuff, Desk Accessories for Men – Novelty, Fun Office Supplies Gag Gifts for Men – Teacher Gifts Boss Gifts for Men – Going Away Gift for Coworker
  • Funny Gift – Most funny office accessories for men blend into the background. The fun desk accessories Butt Station is different. Known to turn heads, it will add character to your desk!
  • The Complete Package – It’s a memorable coworker leaving gifts and funny gag gifts. Perfect as a funny birthday gifts for men or funny office decor too! Roll of Tape, Paperclips, Pen, Sticky Notepad.
  • Fun for Everyone – If you’re looking for cool office gadgets for desk or fun gifts for adults, friend or family member – then look no further! The Butt is perfect for teenage boys, girls, men or women
  • Unique and Practical – Not only is the gag gift a great conversation starter, it is also a gift for boss or a funny desk decor. The toilet bowl stores paper clips and hidden messages.
  • Bring Out the Laughs – Don’t Hesitate! There’s never been a more funny desk accessories for work or fun gifts for men. It’s an unusual, inappropriate and funny coworker gift for men who have everything.

When it comes to things every desk needs, this has to be on the list! 

14) Coloring Book 


The Farting Animals Coloring Book
  • Lott, M T (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 43 Pages – 10/13/2016 (Publication Date) – CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (Publisher)

What can I say? Farting animals are funny!

15) Sloth Wall Calendar


Original Sloths Wall Calendar 2021
  • Cooke, Lucy (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 28 Pages – 06/02/2020 (Publication Date) – Workman Publishing Company (Publisher)

Sloth overload!

Do you have any recommendations for the best white elephant gift ideas? Please share!

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