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White Elephant Gifts & Ideas

Welcome to WhiteElephantGifts.com, the official gift exchange listings for some of the latest and greatest white elephant gifts and white elephant gift ideas! We've updated the selection of these wonderful Christmas party presents for 2017, so rest asured that we still are the best source for your gift exchange shopping year after year!

Did you know that the very first ever white elephant gift given to someone was an actual elephant? Read more about the origins of this party and gift giving trasition in the "What is White Elephant?" section.

Choosing a white elephant gift to bring to your gift exchange party can be very easy or quite difficult depending on several factors, including the white elephant rules that may have been set by the organiser. But in most cases, you will want to just worry about two things: How much to spend, and what type of item to select. Few types of present categories come in mind whether you are attending a corporate event, hanging out with friends or having a big ol' gettogether with your exteneded family. Let's explore the examples of white elephant gift types:

You could choose funny, hillarious white elephant gifts and know that not only those who open it will love it, but everyone else in the party as well. Since humor is a big part of any good Christmas party gift exchange, you know that the item you have chosen will not dissapoint as long as it can make people laugh.

Prescription Coffee Mug
Prescription Cup

When you need coffee in order to survive, you need to put it in an appropriate mug.
Fundies – Undies for Two
Underwear for Two

Looking to have some fun in your undies? Grab a pair and have hours of pleasure.
Rivers Edge Hand Painted Horse Wine Bottle Holder
Horse Bottle Holder

A perfect Christmas gift for a wine lover. A funny horse that holds your bottle.
Hershey’s Candle
Hershey Candle

Romantic evening just got ten times better with this Hershey choclolate candle.
Bacon Flavored Candy Canes
Bacon Candy Canes

Bacon flavored candy canes are the perfect addition around the holiday season.
Fake Parking Tickets
Fake Parking Tickets

These fake parking tickets are a great tool to piss off those who park like jerks.
Army Men Party Picks
Army Theme Picks

A great way to make any of your party trays more interesting and fun to look at.
NES Cartridge Blow Me Poster
Blow Me NES Poster

This poster makes a great addition to any wall in your home or your office.
Put Me Down Decal
Toilet Seat Sticker

Tired of that man in your life leaving up the seat? Here's a good reminder.
Stud Undies
Stud Underwear

These awesome prank underwear add buldge where buldge is needed and make a funny gift.
The iPad Commode Caddy
Toiler Tablet Stand

Multitaskers will browse their tablets and wipe behinds with this convenient stand.
Camel Hump Day Coffee Mug
Hump Day Cup

What day is it? This mug asks. It's the hump day according to thos funny coffee mug.

Encouraging Bringing Better Gifts

If you are organising the gift exchange and you want to encourage guests to bring good white elephant gifts, you can set a bounty for the most swapped and stolen item of the evening, which means the person buying the most desired gifts gets additionally rewarded for thei effort. This makes eveyone want to try to buy the greatest white elephant gift they could find still within the budget and impress eveyone with it enough to have it snatched the most. Could you find just the right present to be the best one around?

Funny, Hillarious White Elephant Gifts

What are some of the best white elephant gifts that are fun and eveyone wants them? Something that starts heated rivalries and prompts exciting gift swapping frenzy that light up the entire evening? What could you buy and bring to the party that would be considered the perfect white elephant gift and a top gift of the night? The answer is simple: you have to choose something either so bizzarre and embarasing that everyone would want to have it as a trophy, or buy a useful white elephant gift that is not only practical, but also fun to own.

The Gun Mug
Mug Gun

Pour yourself some morning coffee and drink it like you mean business with Mug Gun.
Functional Desktop Mini Cannon
Miniature Cannon

This cannon sits on your desk and tells your coworkers that you mean business.
Titanic Ice Cube Tray
Ship Shaped Ice

Shape the ice for your drinks just like the Titanic and have them float in your glass.
Grill Sergeant Apron
Grill Soldier Apron

You will need this apron for all your serious military precision grilling operations.
Pinocchio Pencil Sharpener
Pinocchio Sharpens

Watch Pinocchio's nose shrink right before your eyes, as you sharpen your pencil.
Spin The Shot machine
Spin The Shot

Just like spin the bottle, but even more fun with this neat little spinning arrow.
Dashboard Jesus
Dashboard Jesus

Want Jesus everywhere you go? Here's a dashboard Jesus that you can mount on the dash.
Butt Face Soap White/Brown
Butt-Face Soap

A funny butt face soap makes a distinction for which end to use for what part or body.
Color And Swear
Coloring Swear Book

If you are stressed out, have a little fun with coloring and swearing.
Bacon Christmas Tree Ornament
Bacon Ornament

Spice your Christmas tree up with this piece of bacon tree decoration/ornament.
Tactical Grilling Apron
Army Grilling Apron

When it's time to grill, this tactical grilling apron will sure come in handy.
Funny Desk Plate for Boss
Jerk Boss Plate

If a manager has a good sense of humor, they will appreciate this funny desk plate.

Some Of The Best Rated White Elephant Gift Ideas

With all the great options available online with the added convenience of not having to go anywhere to buy something to bring with you to the Christmas party, why would one want to o anything but shop online? We already do lot of out Christmas shopping online for family and friends, so adding an elephant gift to the shopping basked makes a lot of sense. You save time and hassle as well as have bigger selection than what we could find in any specific store.

While this all makes sense, there is one area where online shopping will not be necessary. This is when the group has agreed to eexchange creative and funny white elephant gifts that were home made. Not everyone has time for DIy whie elephant gifts, but those who do, put extra effort into it and the results often show. For example, a caricature of the boss is often a very very hot item during the office party. So if DIY is your think, clever gifts can be made at home that will rival and beat any other presentat the exchange. On more but not last benefit of turning to your creative side and busting out the crafty project yourself is that it can cast to next to noting to make it yourself and if time is not an issue and you want to have a cheap whiet elephant gift idea, the posibilities are endless.

Nobilified Portrait
Nobilified Portraits

Looking to hang a real classy piece of art over your fire place? Look no further.
Underwear Gloves
Loincloth Gloves

Hopefully these gloves are made from new underwear and not ones that have been worn.
Prank Pack Crib Dribbler
Prank Baby

Imagine showing up to a baby shower with this little bundle of pranky baby dribbler.
Parody Scented Candles
Hilarious Scented Candles

Have you ever walked into a foul smelling home? Then grab them one of these candles.
Fake Poop Shaped Soap
Poop Shaped Soap

Imagine your guests walking in your bathroom and seeing a brown log instead of soap!
Lightning Reaction Electric Shock Game
Party Shocker

Awesome party game where you get to shock you friends with a touch of electricity.
Mini Construction Materials
Mini Materials

Perfect, if you're looking to build that mouse in your house his very own place.
Hand Shaped Hand Soap
Soap Shaped Hand

Your hands will feel the most clean they ever have, with this hand shaped soap.
Glow in The Dark Toilet Paper
Glowing Toilet Roll

Next time lights go out while you are on the can, the toilet paper will still glow.
Fake Stained Underwear Wallet
Stained Safe

Protect your valuables from unwanted attention when you use this instead of a safe.
DriveStein Drinking Game
Drinking Game for Football

The perfect game because beer and football are perfectly paired, like wine and cheese.
Metal That Melts In Hand
Hand Melting Metal

How cool is that there is such a metal that you can simply melt in your hand?

Cheap but Sweet White Elephant Gifts

Often it is hard to decide where the boundary line ends for what's appropriate as a gift to bring to a white elephant gift exchange.It's easy when it comes to family or friends, but when it comes to the office party or a corporate event, we must show a bit more consideration. Staying safe means buying something that's funny but not inappropriate, but that might be limiting if you know that your paricular work culture allows for some vulgar, filthy and inappropriate gifts.

The simple rule to follow is: if you have a feeling that a particular gift may not go over well with the management or HR, it's a good idea to abstain from it, however if you have always wanted to ge fired in style, there are always great GAG gifts that could put you in hot water. But not all GAG whiet elephant gifts are inappropriate, some are a good prank and well suited for even the prudest corporate events. It's fair to say that as long as you do not bring something exrememly shocking, most white elephant gift ideas for work will work just fine!

In the end, whether you opt to buy a serious white elephant gift, or go for a GAg item, there are a lot to choose from.

White Elephant Gifts For Work And Office

Most of the time pranky, GAG ideas are qute fitting, but other times it's worth considering stepping up the game and researching what's currently trending in terms of novelty gadgets and maybe try and find something that exceeds traditional white elephant expectations and going above and beyond with an awesome white elephant gift that's so cool that you might actually buy an extra one for just yourself!

Here Are More Impressive Ideas

One question we often get here on our site is: "Do I have to buy unisex white elephant gift"? The answer is - No, not really. The whole point of this gift exchange is not to have everyone "win" so to speak and have something that they love receiveing. believe it or not, when it comes to the gift exchange, there are some sour smiles to be had. This is why you should not concern yourself too much with the idea that all gifts should be appropriate for any gender. It's OK not to buy a unisex toy, but if you do choose to, there are fortunately many options.

The only time when you want to tone down the naughty factor aside from some corporate events is when you are buying white elephant gifts for kids. Gift exchange is one of the most favorite parties that youngsters love to join parents, so it is important to keep that in mind when setting the game rules and expectations. You should aim to have adults only party or ensure that the gifts brought by the guests will not be inappropriate if children will be playing.

Tired Old Ass Survival Kit
Tired Old Ass Survival

What do you need if you are one tired old ass? Well the tired old ass survival kit!
Punch In The Nuts Snack
Funny Spicy Nuts

A spicy snack with a spicy name, perfect for any party where spicy humor is appreciated.
Yodelling Pickle
Pickle Yodeling

Now here is a nice gift for the gift exchange, the yodeling pickle. Is it not sweet?
1964 50th Birthday Gift Basket
Nostalgic Candy

Retro candy is on the comeback. Surprising the ol' timer has never been easier.
Giant Soccer Ball
Giants Soccer

This giant soccer ball makes playing socker difficult but ever so much more fun!
Do Your Park Magnets
Parking Magnets

Let horrible drivers know exactly how you feel about their poor parking skills.
Thumb Wrestling Ring
Thumb Ring

They used to duel with swords back in the day, today we have a better alternative.
The Swearing Finger
The Cursing Finger

The perfect gift for the ultimate potty mouth you have on your list this year.
Ankomn Vacuum Sealer
Ankomn Vacuum Sealer

This Vacuum Sealer works without electricity and preservers food up to eight times longer.
Hair of the Dog Plaque
Hair of the Dog Plate

The cure to any bad hangover is worth putting on its very own plaque for all to see.
Bacon Bandaids
Bacon Strip Bandages

If you or someone in your life is a meataholic then these bandages are perfect.
Absinthe Soap Bar
Absinthe Bath Bar

Since people can't afford to fill their bathtub with absinthe, here is alternative.

White Elephant Shopping Can be Simple

Some of us, whether we like it or not will get overwhelmed by all the Christmas and holiday cheer, or should I say chores? When this happens, it is possible to forget to buy and wrap your present in advance. There you are jsut a day or two before the party when you realize: "Wait! I had to buy a white elephant gift and i still have not done so!" That's when you can skip all the creativity, and find an easy white elephant gift that you can buy and wrap as soon as possible. Last minute whiet elephant gift ideas can be easily picked up in local stores, but can be also ordered online. If you are in a rush and there is Prime shipping available in your area, you will be the lucky one to still make it, and if not - you will have to check the local stores for something appropriate.

Few Parting Points

In the end, let's not forget that white elephant gift exchange is all about celebrating the end of year, having a good time and having a good laugh. Do not let the gift shopping or swapping frenzy overpower the true spirit of the yearly favorite event! Try to have and give as much positive experience as possible!

How to Traumatize Your Children
Traumatize Children Book

It is easier than ever to traumatize your children thanks to this humor filled book!
Bacon Toothpaste
Bacon Toothpaste

Is it just a GAG gift or a perfect way to brush your teeth and enjoy the taste of bacon?
Ninja Disguise Shirt
Ninja Disguise

Just flip the shirt over your head and you will instantly transform into a ninja.
Cliff Climber Tea Infuser
Cliff Climber Infuser

Have some tasty loose tea with this climber shaped tea infuser that's useful and fun.
Perverted Garden Gnome
Adult Gnome

This shameless gnome is great for your front lawn or even your lovely office desk!
Switch Blade Pocket Comb
Prank Blade Comb

Imagine pulling out a switch blade from your pocket only to start combing your hair.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Kit
Ugly Xmas Kit

You can take any sweater and make it nice and ugly, just right for Christmas holidays.
Booger Bin
Booger Can

Perfect funny gift for a Christmas gift exchange party and having a good laugh.
OCD Cutting Board
OCD Chop Board

Give a gift of precision to an OCD striken chef that re-cuts their onion 100 times.
Rainbow Knitted Willy Warmer
Willy Mitten

Wonderful Christmas gift idea for a man who like to keep his family jewels warm.
I Will Not Be Your Father Condom
Novelty Condom

Have some fun without having a reminder of that evening for the next 18 years.
Tank Meter Coffee Mug
Thermometer Mugs

No idea how much hot coffee is left in the mug? The side of the mug will tell you.