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84 of the BEST White Elephant Gift Ideas $20 and under!

I’ve found the BEST white elephant gift ideas $20 and under that are fun, creative classy AND appropriate for all ages!


Sometimes I feel like I’m all alone in the White Elephant Gift world. I mean, I LOVE the actual idea of a fun surprise gift trade (check out all of these fun ways to do a gift exchange!) but what I HATE about White Elephant Gift Exchanges/Yankee Swaps are the useless, garbage, crude, yucky gifts. I don’t want to be embarrassed opening a gift in front of other people and I don’t want a gift I just throw away when I get home (because…wasteful!) I’m sure there are more people like me….comment below so I know I’m not alone!

I made it my mission to come up with White Elephant Gifts Ideas $20 and under for 2022 that are a mix of sweet, funny, useful, creative and FUN! There is a big range of prices but all of these white elephant gift ideas $20 and under. If you like a particular gift but it is under your allotted range, consider adding a gift card (or cash!) for the remaining amount. You can’t go wrong! These white elephant gift ideas are perfect for anyone from co-workers, bosses, cousins, grandparents …really anyone!

Without further ado, here are 42 White Elephant Gift Ideas $20 and under that everyone will fight over!

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Adulting White Elephant Gifts $20 and under

Cozy and Funny White Elephant Blankets/Home Decor

Cozy up for the long winter with these hilarious white elephant blankets and home decor items. Because 1) everyone loves tacos and french bread 2) A PANDA RIDING A BULLDOG

The best Cookbooks for White elephant Gift Ideas $20 and under

These cookbooks are hilarious…from Crook to Cook?! HAHAHA! Also a great white elephant for people who love true crime (which is a LOT of people!)

Amazing Planters and Pots for White Elephant Gifts

I fell in LOVE with these funny/beautiful planters or pots. They would be great for White Elephant gifts! I DARE YOU not to have “I’m a sucker for you” song in your head for the rest of this post. 😉

Funny White Elephant Gifts for the Office $20 and under

Another set of white elephant gifts for co-workers…these are more funny and maybe less useful (the cat mousepad is HILARIOUS!).

Funny Notepads for White Elephant Gifts

Everybody needs a place to jot down notes. These notepads will work equally well for family gift exchanges or office gift exchanges.

I hope these 42 white elephant gifts $20 and under inspired you to find the perfect gift for your gift exchange or yankee swap. Which one would you like to get or give the most?

While you are here, don’t forget to check out more great Christmas gift ideas!

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Happy Gifting!

If you have a white elephant gift exchange in your future, these 42 hilarious white elephant gift ideas $20 and under are amazing! From funny, useful, clever, classy and hilarious, you won’t be embarrassed to give (or get!) these great white elephant gifts.

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