28 Cheap White Elephant Gift Ideas Under $15
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year is upon us. No, we’re not talking about all the bells ringing and snowy streets and eggnog flowing. We’re talking white elephant gifts season! While it’s always fun to receive a goofy present, shelling out for the LOL-worthy finds at the office Christmas party or family get-together is really what the holidays are all about for us.
The internet is a deep, black hole of wacky gadget weirdness (in the best way possible). You can find insane things in all kinds of price ranges, but you can get a lot of the good stuff for under $15! So we put together a list of the best buys on the cheap — think: the most unique stocking stuffers ever. Let’s get weird!
Make your Christmas a bacon-flavored Christmas.
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You’ll be needing this after all that eggnog. The best part is the recipes, like British-inspired breakfast burgers and the quintessential Bloody Mary, are surprisingly dope!
We’ll never let go… of this purrfect air freshener.
It’s like your hors d’oeuvres are partying with you!
It’s like Kanye glasses and an emoji had a baby, and that baby wants to party.
This little faux plant can live on a desk for years.
If the recipient of this gift doesn’t drink, we imagine it could hold coffee just the same.
Bring your grocery list to a whole other dimension.
You can finally wear the nail polish emoji on your nails. Dream. Come. True.
This will be the most coveted gift at your office white elephant exchange!
All the joys of a grilled cheese with none of the mess (Bonus: they’re reusable!)
Live out your punk rock teenage dreams with zero commitment.
Never drink a nude cocktail ever again. All of your favorite aromatics, like thyme, lavender, Thai basil, mint, and more get their start in one cute lil egg carton so you can grow your own garnishes.
Skip the knife and enjoy your slice.
This cat looks like it’s trying to drink your wine, but it’s really keeping it fresh for you. Awww.
Kind of weird, but very hilarious.
($9): This Chia Pet will help you celebrate the holidays well after the holidays.
Is it weird to feel like a kid again while sipping on your favorite cocktail? Nope. This straw is just that rad.
Commutes can be bitter. Make them bittersweet with this poor lil feline.
This mousepad will raise eyebrows in the office, start some giggle-fests and, most importantly, show some love.
Write your to-do list on one of these while making a sandwich (just don’t put the list in your sandwich).
Turn your BF into a lumbersexual like that.
Nope, money still doesn’t grow on trees, but it does come in soap.
Breakfast: the cat lady way.
Straight up: These are underpants for your hands. As goofy as they are, they will keep your hands extra warm under gloves. Hilarity and function all in one!
Everything about this guy is cute! That face will make any bad day at the office much better.
Keep cool while online power shopping.
To bandage or not to bandage, that is the question.