For those looking around desperately to find a gift for their white elephant exchange and have had about as much luck as the Republican Party this fall, look no further! In just a few moments you’ll be well on your way to picking out a gift that’ll have everyone at the party trying to end up with your gift.
Novelty, special interest or designer T-Shirts can go a lot further than you ever expected. If you simply put enough time into looking, you’ll be able to find a litany of websites that have one of a kind T-shirts for you to purchase. Whether you’re looking for humor or simply a cool design there is undoubtedly a T-Shirt out there that will satisfy anyone. What’s even better is that for websites that allow you to make custom t-shirts or hoodies, you’ll be able to incorporate things that are only known within your circle of friends or family, such as an inside joke or a particular photograph that everyone loves. With just a bit of thought, a gift of this nature can go a long way and will probably remain the best gift for years to come.
Websites: www.threadless.com, www.neighborhoodies.com, www.tshirthell.com (warning: contains sensitive subject matter that may offend)
Though sometimes offensive and downright repugnant, a good novelty item can be the funniest thing in the world and bring up fond memories every time the receiver lays there eyes on it. The best thing about novelty items is that you’ll be able to find something to fit for just about anyone or something that’ll work for the entire group. From political golf tees to mystical eight balls to fluffy handcuffs, the ideas are virtually limitless. Many novelty outlets have side a wide selection that you could literally walk inside with your eyes close and point and still have something worthy of wrapping up and taking to the exchange.
Websites: www.politicalgifts.com/noveltyitems.html, www.barnesandnoble.com (for novelty books), www.wickedcoolstuff.com
While the title may be pretty vague, once you stop and think about how many events require tickets, the possibilities begin to stack up. Tickets to a particular Christmas show or an event go over pretty well, especially if the show is popular and has been well received. Though things can get a bit pricey on this end, the quality of the gift can truly go over the edge. Broadway shows are excellent events to grab tickets for and offer them to your friends or perhaps a pass to a spa or retreat of some sort that would do anyone some good. You might even be able to keep it simple with a ticket to the local movie theatre to see a movie that just came out. As with every gift, creativity and a little bit of thought will go a long way.
That just about wraps (no pun intended) it up! Even if you weren’t able to find that gift to save you, hopefully this little guide has given you enough ideas to take it upon yourself in finding an idea. Happy hunting and Good Luck!