Cards Against Humanity is the most totally inappropriate, and amazingly fun party game on the face of the planet. Which makes it PERFECT for white elephant gift ideas. (And one you’ll probably fight to keep for yourself. Or try to convince everyone to play after the gift swap is done). Have a white elephant gift exchange coming up this holiday season? We’ve put together the greatest wish of wild and wacky white elephant gifts so that you can be a hero at the party.
Our experts sorted through thousands of the best gifts offered by Amazon, Etsy, and more to curate this list of the 60 most wonderfully hilarious white elephant gift exchange ideas this holiday season. Bring anything from this list and you are guaranteed to be celebrated. When they ask “where did you find that!?” you might want to tell them it was at Cool Things Addict… but we recommend you keep it to yourself. You can’t give away all your secrets 😉
Ever wonder what the term means? Turns out, “white elephant” refers to a gift where the maintenance costs are more expensive than the gift itself. In other words, white elephant gifts are usually funny, fairly cheap, and often impractical! Have fun.
Ok, that holiday party is getting closer by the second. With no further ado, here is our delicious list of white elephant Gift Ideas:
This mug will warn your co-workers that you haven’t yet drank your morning coffee, so stay the #$%@ away until you do! The adorable mug changes faces after a hot liquid is added. It will go from a sleeping frowny face to a smiley grin with some color in your cheeks.
You must have seen this most amazing and inappropriate party game ever! Cards Against Humanity are one of the most amazing white elephant gifts, which you are probably going to keep for yourself. Endless fun is granted with these 550 cards. However, keep in mind that this is an ‘adult only’ game.
This s’mores maker is able to make you two s’mores in 30 seconds. This is not one of the funny gifts, but it will surely make people fight about it. This maker is dishwasher-safe, the water reservoir is easy to fill, and these cute arms will prevent marshmallows from overcooking and overexpanding
What do you think about emoji pillows as gifts for the white elephant? I love the idea, especially if you get a poop emoji pillow, instead of the smiley faces. Though, they look good, too. The greatest thing about these pillows is that they are also extra soft!
Since Cards Against Humanity are so popular, it is very likely that someone else bought them too. Instead, you should consider buying this amazing board game for adults. You will need two or more players to get this game started. I’ve Never is a great way to uniquely start conversations and ask those ice-breaking questions.
If you are up for showing off, and getting only the best, premium gifts for your friends, then definitely consider getting these amazing, noise-isolating, earbuds style headphones. These headphones will provide music lovers amazing sound quality. In addition, they come with three sizes of earbuds, so they are compatible and comfortable for anyone.
Holidays and parties are the time when we all can sit back, relax and enjoy ourselves a little bit. And, there’s no relaxation without a drink or two, right? This set of six martini glasses is really a perfect white elephant and Christmas gift. The glasses are made in the USA, and they are a part of the popular ‘Vina’ series.
A high-speed USB flash drive, compatible with both Windows and Mac is a really great gift idea. USB flash drives always come in handy, and, sadly, they get easily lost. So, we can never have enough of these tiny drives. The usual price of this drive is $34.99, but you can get it for a special price. Also, you can choose the storage capacity which ranges from 4GB to 64GB.
I love pizza. You love pizza. We all love pizza. Some people love it so much that they want it all the time. Since you can’t eat pizza all the time, how about you smell like pizza all the time? Demeter’s pizza cologne spray sounds and really is the perfect white elephant gift!
Guests love coming over to parties and being offered a spotted dick pudding. If you are from Great Britain, then this sounds perfectly normal to you. But, for the rest of us, a spotted dick pudding is not something we hear every day. To break the mystery, a spotted dick pudding is extremely popular in Britain. It is a cylindrical pudding, made with suet and dried fruit, usually raisins.
When you wake up, everything is pretty much “blah, blah, blah,” to you until you have your first cup of coffee. Let your friends express themselves without having to say anything with this amazing gift!
Nowadays, we are all so busy and tend to forget things. That is why people keep journals always next to them. A plain leather journal would be a nice gift for the white elephant. But, nobody likes nice gifts. We all like receiving extraordinary gifts. And with this ‘shit to do’ leather journal, your gift will be everything but plain.
When people see you got them a toilet paper with a bow, they will be confused. Until, they turn that toilet paper around and see this hilarious inscription. This is a beautiful, handmade gag gift which only ships to the United States.
Sometimes, getting appropriate gifts is so annoying. But, you can give nothing to your friends and still have a hilarious white elephant gift. This jar of nothing will actually make you look funny more than when you give your friends actually nothing.
Bathroom decals are always funny. I mean, who would get a meaningful quote for a toilet seat decal? This bathroom decal is an amazing and comical gift, and it may also be taken seriously. People have weird house rules…
This is one of the most adorable gifts! This little guy is so cute, but also very useful. Nobody wants their water start to drain before they are done with their baths. This little fella will take his role seriously and keep the water in place until you wiggle his tail!
In every group of friends, there is at least one gamer. And gamers will adore these gaming pillows. When you click the link, you will have to choose one (or more) pillow(s) out of 2500 designs. Take your time!
The product description says that Shittens are perfect for people who do not want poop on their hands. Who does? Anyways, I’m sure that these disposable, mitten-shaped, moist wipes will clean your poop and protect your hands. ‘Cause, you know, things can get messy with regular toilet paper.
When you gotta go, you gotta go. And sometimes, it may happen that you got to go at work. Pooping at work can be really embarrassing since it is very unlikely you will be alone in the bathroom. Therefore, use this guide and get the best tips and tricks for pooping at the workplace like a pro.
Well, you knew it was coming. Fake poop had to be somewhere on this list. Here is the best fake poop gift – a handmade soap. If you put this in your bathroom, your guests will be forced to use it. Imagine the looks on their faces. Priceless!
When you find yourself in an emergency situation, you may want to use your emergency inflatable rubber chicken! It is really useful because it can… Well, I have no idea what it can do to save you, but I am sure it will.
This nine-inch nutcracker, with stainless steel teeth that are secured inside the upper legs, will crack even the toughest nuts. Oh, yeah, it also resembles Hillary Clinton. It is recommended to hand wash this item, which will surely be the talk of every party. Usually, it is way more expensive, but you can get it for a special price.
This moose mug is perfect for the Christmas eggnog. What’s special about this glass is that it isn’t made out of glass, therefore it is much safer than the glass itself. The seller claims that this is the only 8-ounce moose mug which you will find on the market. Also, it can be washed in the dishwasher. When ordered, it comes packaged in a holiday gift box. The price is for one mug.
Why would anyone ever run away from their muffin tops? Instead, embrace them with these amazing muffin top baking cups for muffins. All you have to do is fill these adorable pants with cake batter and let them bake. As your muffins bake, they grow and develop that bulge around the middle. A set of these four cups comes inside a colorful gift box with baking tips included!
What would make a perfect gift for a white elephant office party? You’re looking right at it! Unless, there are no females in your office. But, if they are, let them be amazed by this fancy scotch tape dispenser. The heel comes in three colors – black, pink, red, and black and white zebra print.
A perfect gift for all the coffee lovers – coffee mug in the shape of a toilet. This product is ceramic and dishwasher safe. Fancy thing about this mug is that you don’t have to use it for coffee only. You can serve candy in it, put tiny candles in it, or even let your pet drink from the toilet finally!
An amazing and useful gift for a cheek to cheek cleaning! Now, you will never be unsure which side of the soap have you used for your face and which one for your butt, thanks to this soap that clearly labels its two different sides.
You may have seen this on TV, but now it can be yours, too! This is the only wine glass that will fit your needs. It is 11.5 inches tall, and it can take up to 750 ml of wine. If that is not enough for you, then I don’t know what is.
A perfect parody book for all those Fifty Shades of Gray crazies! This book contains 50 chicken recipes, each one hotter than the previous one, and they are guaranteed to make your dinner a turn-on. Here is a sneak-peek for you. Some recipes are: Dripping Thighs, Mustard-Spanked Chicken, Bacon-Bound Wings, and many, many more!
What a hilarious toothbrush! I mean, who wouldn’t want to wake up to Justin Bieber’s voice? This toothbrush has soft dupont bristles and comes with a replacable toothbrush head an batteries. You can also choose a red, blue, yellow or purple singing toothbrus. Are you wondering which tracks does this toothbrus play? Well, it plays the hits – Baby and U Smile.
Spice up your kitchen area with these hilarious kitchen towels that feature space cats. The towels are durable and made out of polyester blend. They are also machine washable, and clean up very well, too! You may also customize the towels on your own. The towel measures 16″ x 24″. If you order more than one towel, you get a special discount.
Men like acting tough, so they avoid wearing hats, beanies, and scarves during winter. But, we all know that they are freezing inside. So, for all those men who do not want to freeze anymore, get this hilarious beanie hat! You will look fancy and funny while wearing it, and, in addition, you will stay warm. Can’t get better than that. This hat also comes in sizes for kids.
Zombies are such a hit these days. There are so many zombie-inspired books, video games, movies, and even TV shows. A perfect gift for which every zombie fanatic will fight! Also, you may get a crawler zombie gnome, instead of this standing zombie gnome, whose eyes glow in the dark. Creepy!
An amazing set of five knives and this unique holder will add a touch of whimsy to any kitchen. This set was designed by Raffaele Iannello and includes an 8-inch Chef’s knife, 8-inch bread knife, 8-inch carver, 5-inch utility knife, 3-1/2-inch parer, and ABS plastic storage figurine. The plastic casings prevent blade exposure. The set comes with a 25-year warranty.
If you watched How I Met Your Mother, then you must know about the ‘Marshpillow’. It’s the pillow Lily gets when Marshall leaves her alone for some time. Now, you can get your own boyfriend pillow. It comes fully dressed, and with an arm to hug you, making lonely nights lonely no more. A great gag gift people have not seen before! After some laughs, I bet some will consider using this pillow. Perhaps, a cat lady at the party?
Who is the king of the beach? You are! And, everyone will know that when you bring your enormous 12-feet beach ball to the beach. But, the real question is how the hell will you get it there? And, how long will it take you to inflate it? Great thing about this ball is that it comes with an emergency patch kit.
Prevent food theft with this amazing kitchen safe! No, seriously, you may use it for that or for something else. When this safe locks, it won’t be opened until the set time runs out. So, this is really perfect for locking down candies and avoiding temptations, or even cellphones, credit cards, cigarettes, and many more!
This gift will make everyone at the white elephant party realize how good, charitable, and nice you are. This is an amazing gift. It is so simple, beautiful, useful, and it will fit on every wall. The forest scenery comes with the clock. It is handcrafted and requires one AA battery to work.
When there is no place for you to sit down, you have to improvise. You can choose a pile of old pizza boxes, a stack of novels, or a record’s collection. These amazing cardboard stools are easy to assemble and super strong. They can support up to 200 kg. These cardboard stools are easy to store, and they come in handy when you need some extra seats. Plus, they look utterly cool!
Incredibly fun-shaped pizza cutter with stainless steel blade. The handle is made out of wood. This pizza cutter is a great white elephant or even Father’s day gift! Also, it is one of the best inexpensive gifts.
If people can have Christmas in July, then they can also have ice cream for Christmas. Four ice cream ornaments come in this set – 1 sundae cone, 1 neapolitan ice cream sandwich, 1 chocolate covered ice cream, and 1 chocolate and almond ice cream. The ornaments can be also ordered without the strings, so these cuties can be used as toys, too!
I have always wanted a cheese slicer. This one is inspired by trending retro cameras. It looks so amazing, while being useful at the same time. This is a perfect gift for all those foodies who love snapping pictures of their food.
A beautiful 11 oz hand made mug for that l little crop duster in your life…..”Mayor Rip Ass of Fartville County.” A perfectly simple and funny gift for this special occasion. Mug should be hand wash so that the writing does not fade away.
A white elephant gift for the Yankee Swap also known as the white elephant. Why not? This cute little elephant is delicate and beautifully made. Keep in mind that this white elephant is a 2.80 ounces soap, which comes in a clear cello bag with an aqua blue bow trimmed with a touch of silver. But, it doesn’t have to be used. It can be kept as a souvenir.
An eco-friendly and organic flour sack tea towel with a funny description like this can never be a bad gift. I mean, first of all, you can never have enough towels. Second, who wouldn’t like to have a towel which can make you smile and remind you of good times?
Spice up every party, victory and special occasion with this tiny confetti pack. Every pack includes about 1/2 ounce of confetti. There are three confetti types you can choose from. The first pack includes includes gold, silver, iridescent and glow in the dark circles, moons, and stars. The second pack includes hearts, dots & x’s & o’s. And, the third pack of cut SURPRISE word, gold flecks, and primary colored triangles.
Imagine someone subconsciously trying to grab a soap and finding himself holding a denture. Hilarious! If you are hosting a Yankee Swap, you may get this one for yourself and prank your guests. If not, this handmade soap is still one of the best gag gifts you can get. Also, it is scented in bubble gum. Yummy!
One of the best parts of the white elephant is that there are so many fancy, cool-but-useless looking gifts which can actually be useful. One of them is a beer opener shaped as a wrench. Someone may consider this as a useless gift, but why not enjoy opening your beer like a boss?
White elephant gifts can get weird sometimes, but that’s the beautiful part. This is a set of 20 and unique gifts – mini shower art pieces. Each piece is made out of rubber, and as you can see comes with silly words and figures inside of it. The price of a single piece is $10, and you can get as many as you like. But, we will display the price of this entire set.
Do you want to make everyone at the part burst out laughing? Well, then, this is the gift you must get. Imagine the look on your friend’s face while opening a box and finding boobs in it. Well, actually a scarf that has boobs on it. This scarf also has a pink ribbon which shows your awareness of breast cancer.
A stylish throw pillow that will make every room more alive. The contrast and the motivational message are amazing. This item does not include pillow insert, but it comes with a zipper for ease of care.
In this smartphone era, we are all selfie slaves. People love taking selfies and showing off how much they love themselves. If you have a selfie freak in your circle of friends, then this is a gift you must bring. I’m pretty sure they would fight more for this selfie photo album than they would for s’mores maker.
Coasters are the perfect and most subtle way for you to state your opinion while looking funny. I mean, we all have ungrateful guests sometimes. This coaster is the perfect reminder for them. There are plenty of other inscriptions, such as “Don’t stain my table douchebag” or “Be considerate bit**s.” Choose the message you would like to get across the most while showing your sense of humor and instilling proper etiquette in your guests at the same time.
Card games can spice up every party. You may think your life is hard sometimes, but this card game will always remind you that things can get words. And, it is pretty funny. Imagine texting your friend while walking home from school when you trip and faceplant into a fountain. Yup, that’s one of the possible options. The game is pretty simple to play, and the player with most cards (a winner with the best reaction is chosen after every round – just like with the Cards Against Humanity) wins.
You have many drinking games. But, this is a drinking game kit! It actually combines the classics we all love with new, insane, and crazy “plot twists.” The possibilities are endless! The kit includes: game cards, spin-wheel, 2 dice, 1 “drink assignment die” & game instructions.
People like having fancy things around. And, if you own an iPhone then you use your charger more often than a lot of other houshold items. And, don’t worry, many of us are just like you. So, why don’t you help yourself and others make this little item look pretty with this simple set of stickers? Four characters come in each set.
We already had a couple of mugs in this post. But, you have seen nothing like this mug. It can be used as a fancy mug and a snack plate at the same time. This gift is perfect for serving milk and cookies, coffee and doughnuts, tea and biscuits, or any other drink and snack!