15 White Elephant Gifts You Actually Wouldn't Mind Getting

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A white elephant is "an object no longer of value to its owner but of value to others," according to Merriam-Webster. White elephant gifts are meant to be silly and affordable, but we guarantee these 15 picks will actually be fought over at your next party.

hot sauce set
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Calling all spice enthusiasts! This collection features eight hot sauces inspired by different locations around the world.

corgi snow globe
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This corgeous update on a classic is bound to capture someone's heart.

yoga candle
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This candle is crafted in Minnesota to complement your yoga practice. It smells of "moss, neroli, wood, amber, and musk, with a green herbal finish." Very zen.

This natural alternative to dryer sheets, by Parachute, "softens fabrics and decreases drying time by up to 50 percent."

For you camels out there. This water bottle encourages you to drink two bottles a day.

holiday soap
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Excuse us, but is this not the cutest bar of soap you've ever seen? Plus, it has a decidedly "holiday" scent to it.

Himalayan salt lamps are said to emit negative ions that clear the air and dilute odors. Plus, you can travel with this one, found at Bed Bath and Beyond, because it has a USB adapter.

Is there anything worse than your cup of Joe getting cold? We think not. Find this handy mug warmer at Bed Bath and Beyond.

shot glasses
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These are bound to speak to hipsters and country folk alike.

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Hey, we didn't say it.

Talk about perfect desk decor. Your giftee can fill this Urban Outfitters cube frame with their favorite Instax pics.

coaster set
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Designed in Brooklyn, these six coasters allow for endless arrangements for you fidgeters out there.

desk fan
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For when the AC at work (inevitably) goes out again.

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Let out some anger by whacking this geode rock from Madewell to its beautiful breaking point.

Create "serpentine shapes and patterns" with these fidget blocks. A perfect stress reliever.

Still in search of the perfect present? Check out some more of our 2017 holiday gift guides:

Carolin Lehmann

Carolin Lehmann

Carolin Lehmann is an Associate Editor at Hunker. She's a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and has previously written for HuffPost, Seventeen magazine, and a variety of local news outlets. As a studio apartment dweller, she's always on the lookout for new ways to decorate a rental on a budget.