Best White Elephant Gift Ideas 2018

Are you looking for the best White Elephant Gift Ideas 2018 edition? Here are some favorites for everyone participating in a white elephant gift exchange and all are under $15!

Wooden Christmas Ornament

best white elephant gifts 2018 under $15How sweet is this wooden Christmas ornament as a white elephant gift for someone at work? We know you can’t do personalized gifts for a white elephant exchange, so just ask them to put “Christmas 2018” instead. Just $11 at the Etsy shop, CreatingMonkies.

Stainless Steel Tumbler

best_white_elephant_gifts_2018This stainless steel tumbler is laser engraved so the writing will not wash off. Again, you don’t have to go with a name but use a fun phrase instead like, “My H20”. 10 awesome colors to choose from and just $14 at the Etsy shop, MaddieandCoGifts.

Day Dream Journal

best white elephant gifts 2018 under $15Everyone in your white elephant gift exchange could use a place to jot down their dreams and desires, and this colorful journal is perfect. Just $15 from the Etsy shop, PaperBerryPress.

Unicorn Mug

best white elephant gifts 2018 under $15There must be someone in your gift exchange who wants to be a unicorn! This fun mug makes the perfect white elephant gift at just $15 from the Etsy Shop, LoveAliceCo.

Shortbread Tin

best white elephant gifts 2018 under $15Appeal to everyone’s sweet tooth with this 10 oz tin of Georgia Pecan Shortbread. Always a safe bet for a white elephant idea for her or him, it is $15 from the online store, Watanut.

Beard Comb

best white elephant gifts 2018 under $15If there are a lot of men in your white elephant exchange, then this cool wooden beard comb made of wenge and walnut wood makes for a unique gift all the guys will be trying for, beard or no beard. On sale for $13 at the Etsy shop, EnjoytheWood.

Personalized Leather Journal

Personalized leather journal

You’ll never lose your writing journal again when it comes engraved with your name, like this Personalized Leather Journal from the Etsy shop, BPLaserEngraving. Now, it is not actually leather but a much more eco-friendly vegan leatherette. The journal is beautifully laser engraved (no ugly vinyl stickers here) and it comes in your choice of 8 gorgeous colors, even pink leather. You can get a name, a monogram, a phrase, a graphic engraved on the journal – you think of it, they can engrave it! The journal also includes 112 lined pages. Makes a wonderful gift this coming holiday season!

See more great gift ideas in our blog section, Etsy Gifts.

Funny Cross Stitch Kit

Funny Cross Stitch Kit

If you are looking for a funny cross stitch kit, then this one is perfect. With the phrase, “I’d give you an ugly look, but you already have one”, it is the ideal gift for the cross stitcher with a sense of humour. From the Etsy shop, 4StitchesAndGiggles, the kit includes the image for reference, pattern, color chart, needle, fabric, floss and cross stitch guide. You just need a 7 inch wood hoop and you’re good to go. Perfect even for the beginner cross stitcher and it makes for pretty cool wall art when you’re done.

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Nut Cookie Gift Basket

Nut Cookie Gift Basket

It is not too soon to start thinking about holiday gift ideas, and this nut cookie gift basket from the online store, Watanut, is a good one!  You pick a gift size, and they’ll select their most popular nuts and cookies to include in your gift basket. From shortbread nut cookies to chocolate pecans and even a bottle of pecan oil, this is gourmet at its best! The perfect gift for the foodie in your life, the baskets would also make awesome gifts for employees or customers. 

Discover more cool gift ideas for the holidays in our blog section, Etsy Gifts.

Zippered Personalized Leather Portfolio

Zippered Personalized Leather Portfolio with Monogram

Are you thinking about gift ideas just yet? How about this zippered Personalized Leather Portfolio for the executive in your life? It’s great for anyone really, and it comes laser engraved with a monogram, initials, logo, even a graphic. It is leatherette (or faux leather) so it’s vegan-friendly, and there is a pocket for a writing pad (included), a half pocket, business card pocket and pen holder. It has a secure zipper closure keeping everything safely organized inside – and it just looks so stylish! From the Etsy shop, The Leather Maul.

We have a whole category on the blog, just for men. See Etsy Men.

Morse Code Bracelet

Morse Code Bracelet Personalized with Message

Isn’t secret message jewelry fun, like this beautiful beaded morse code bracelet. It has the hidden message, “No Matter Where, No Matter What”. You are probably wondering where the morse code message is exactly. The silver beads make up the dashes and dots that spell out the letters, in authentic morse code. The fun part is that only you and the recipient know what it says. From the Etsy shop, AlmostFamousa, there are many other inspirational and motivational messages in their shop, or you can ask for a custom message. You can even get morse code bracelets for men with a secret message as simple as I Love You. Get a bracelet for every member of the family!

If you love this bracelet, be sure to check out more cool jewelry finds in our blog section, Etsy Jewelry.

Cool Wedding Whiskey Glasses

cool wedding whiskey glasses and they lived happily ever after

How are these for cool wedding whiskey glasses? They come laser engraved with the phrase, “And They Lived Happily Ever After” along with their names and wedding date. The nice thing about laser engraving is that it is permanent and will not peel off. The glass itself features small bumps on the underside to provide great traction on counters, trays, and tabletops. From the Etsy Shop, MaddieandCoGifts, they can customize the glasses to any phrase you wish and there are other designs in their shop. But they do make a very cool gift for the happy couple!

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Personalized Garden Labels

Personalized Garden Labels From the Garden of

If you are a gardener who likes to frequently gift their crop to neighbors, friends and family, then you will really love these personalized garden labels. From the Etsy shop, Seasprite Paperie, they feature the shop owner’s original watercolor illustration and are then customized with the words, “From the Garden of” followed by your name. They would make a pretty thoughtful gift for a gardener as well. The labels are available in your choice of a printable download or in printed label form.

Do you want to see more amazing items that a gardener would love? Check out this beautiful Large Wind Chime.

4 of the Best Kitchen Gifts on Etsy

Some of the best kitchen gifts if you know someone who is a baker, chef or just loves to be in the kitchen, all from shops on Etsy.

Kitchen Gifts for the BakerBest Kitchen Gifts

How fun are these wooden spoons that come engraved with whimsical sayings. From the Etsy shop, AnchoredinFaithhtx, they can also be customized with a saying of your choice.

Kitchen Gifts for the Chef

Best Kitchen Gifts

We know how chefs love their salt bowls, and this one is a stunning handmade bowl, custom made in your choice of seven gorgeous woods. From the Etsy shop, Rooster Studios.

Best Kitchen Gifts for the Messy Cook

Best Kitchen Gifts for bakers, cooks, coffee lovers

These linen dish towels come with cute sayings that make them so much more fun to display. From the Etsy shop, PaperBerryPress.

 

Kitchen Gifts for the Coffee Lover

Best Kitchen Gifts on Etsy for bakers, cooks

A whimsical way to denote the coffee station in your kitchen is with this rustic canvas sign from the Etsy shop, LaurenMaryHome.

Lots of cool stuff on OnlineShopLove, so be sure to also check out these Rustic Wall Decor Ideas.

Christmas Gifts for Parents

Discover Christmas gifts parents will love, especially for the parents who have everything, older parents, even joint gifts. Plus, you will be supporting small businesses!

Christmas Gifts Parents Who Have Everythingchristmas gifts parents family wall sign

Well, I bet they don’ t have this, a personalized family wall sign that highlights the major dates and events in their life that they can proudly display in any room of the house. From the day they met to the day they got married to the day they had their first child, you can chronicle all of their big events. From the Etsy shop, LaurenMaryHome.

Joint Christmas Gifts for Parents

christmas gifts parents engraved cutting board

Have their names or the family name engraved into this beautiful walnut wood bread board from IndigoEmber on Etsy. The “established” date is typically the day they got married. Makes a great Christmas gift that you could also use that day!

Christmas Gift Ideas for Older Parents

christmas gifts parents monogrammed floor mats

Let’s be honest, mom and dad really care about their care, so if they are still driving, they will find these personalized monogrammed car mats pretty fun. They come in a variety of colors, styles and fonts so you can really personalized for their taste. They are available from the Etsy shop, SassySouthernGals.

Sentimental Christmas Gift for Parents

christmas gifts parents house portraitDon’t you just love this idea? If your parents had a very special first home or cottage or maybe even the place they first met, as long as you have a photo of it, you can have it captured in art with this custom house illustration from the Etsy shop, NearandDearDesigns. It will also be personalized with the date and even their names if you wish.

Trust us, any of these unique gifts will bring tons of joy to your parents this Christmas season.

Still have more holiday shopping to do? Then be sure to also check out these Cool Holiday Gifts Under $30.