I’ve found the BEST white elephant gift ideas $20 and under that are fun, creative classy AND appropriate for all ages!
NEWLY UPDATED FOR CHRISTMAS 2022!
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
“Adulting” is an entertaining buzzword. These white elephant gifts make a little bit of (relatable) fun about being an adult!
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
Adorable Literal White Elephant Gifts under $20
You can’t go wrong with these useful ACTUAL white elephant gifts! I think they are adorable.
Hilarious and random White Elephant Gift Books
I laughed and laughed when I found these books. Totally random…and totally white elephant, no?
Useful and humorous White Elephant Gift Mugs
Coffee mugs are a reliable fall back for white elephant gift exchange. I found three special mugs that will get a good laugh at your yankee swap!
Crafty White Elephant Gift Ideas $20 and under
These white elephant gift ideas involve craftiness and would be a fun activity gift!
Fun Throwback White Elephant Gifts for under $20
Throw it back to everyone’s childhood with these super fun throwbook white elephant gifts.
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!)
Awesome White Elephant Gift Socks
Socks are another useful gift idea…these funny versions will be perfect for a white elephant gift exchange!
White Elephant Beer/Drinking Gift Ideas
Take these with a grain of salt because, well I’m a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and I’ve never had a drink in my whole life. HAHAHA! These seem like decent drinking gifts no? Tell me if I’m wrong!!
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. 😉
Useful White Elephant Gifts for the office under $20
These office white elephant gift ideas will work for an office gift exchange or anyone who has a desk!
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!