Secret Santa games are most commonly played in offices and even amongst neighbors. We are sure you want to gift something fun and unique without breaking your bank. Right? Here are 15 reasonably good, useful and inexpensive gift option as a secret Santa. Read on and spread the holiday cheer!
30 Secret Santa Gifts Ideas For Christmas
#1 Pen Set
One pretty affordable gift happens to be a nice pen set. This would make a great gift for anybody who is fond of writing personal diaries or anybody who goes to office and needs pens on a daily basis. Classic brands like Parker, Pierre cardin always work. You can pick Black and Blue pen body for males and a Golden or perhaps a Red pen set for ladies.
#2 A pack of Chocolates in Christmas tree shaped box
A pack of assorted Milk Chocolates and Dark Chocolates would make for an appropriate gift for Christmas as everybody loves eating Chocolates. If you friends or family members are health conscious, you can opt to give sugar free variety of Chocolates. The packing itself looks very cheerful and enlightens the festive spirit.
#3 Desk Organizers or pen holders
A neatly organized and well sorted out work desk is the key for productivity. A desk organizer with accessories like stapler, paper clips and paperweight would help to keep any office worker’s or blogger’s or even a student’s desk pretty organized. Since you are gifting for Christmas, do not stick to the ones that are too plain go for somewhat artistic looking desk organizers.
#4 Flower Vase
Fresh flowers can instantly cheer up anyone’s mood. So, gifting a flower vase makes sense especially to people who love nature. They can change the flowers as per their wish. Gift a single piece in Red or a set of three in Red and White for that Christmas gift feel!
#5 Aroma Diffuser kit
A mini aroma diffuser kit that has an aroma diffuser, scented essential oils and scented tea light candles is a good gift for Christmas. Anyone who receives it can use it to make their home or work station smell fabulous. Pick something in soft Golden shade or with engraved Christmas trees to make it more appropriate for the occasion.
#6 A grooming kit for men
A kit containing shaving brush, shaving cream, after shave balm and after shave lotion for the men, if you happen to be their secret Santa. They would absolutely love it.
#7 Bottle opener
At Christmas, people like to enjoy fine wine and Champagne. A bottle opener would make for a fine gift. Now, since this is a christmas gift something that revolves around Christmas theme like an engraved Merry Christmas message or a Santa figurine would be nice.
#8 A Coffee mug
Very often, while working on a desk, people spill their Coffee. So,if there is a friend of yours who loves sipping on to coffee but has experienced those accidents of coffee spill, this coffee mug holder would make for a spill proof gift.
#9 Air Freshener
A can of air freshener is a practical and affordable gift. Just make sure the smell is not too overpowering for anybody but mild. If you know of a person with a sensitive nose, avoid giving aerosol air freshener as a gift. Instead you can go for gel based air fresheners which diffuse the fragrance slowly.
#10 Cafeteria gift cards
If a colleague of yours always hangs out in the office Canteen, a gift card for the cafe would be an ideal gift.
They can enjoy some coffee, sandwiches and quick munchies with the amount you have filled up in the card.
#11 Passport covers
When travelling with family, passport covers help to distinguish individual passports. Also, a cover will keep the booklet protected and looking stylish.As a Secret Santa gift, this turns out to be a pocket friendly option.
No woman can have enough clutches. A beautiful printed, handy clutch is a good Secret Santa gift for ant lady or teenager, out there. For teenagers, floral prints would be nice while for somebody more mature go for stripes or checks or monochrome clutches.
#13 Skincare products
If you know what brand the person prefers, gifting skincare products is a very nice idea. You can also make a random conversation and ask about their skin type to ensure you gift the correct products. Generally, body lotions and shower gels make for safer gifting options than face products.
#14 A pack of assorted jams
Small jars containing marmalade, Mango jam, Strawberry jam and mixed fruit jam make for good gifts for someone who has kids, back home. Kids love to snack of toasts and jams and some adults love it too.
#15 Pack of essential kitchen tools
This could include a bottle opener, ice cream scoop, a butter knife, a pizza cutter and a silicone oil brush. All these are needed by each and every person who cooks or has a kitchen at their home.
#16 Fridge Magnets
Cute looking fridge magnets that say, ” Merry Christmas” or have Santa and Reindeer’s drawn on them turn out to be a budget friendly and pretty looking Secret Santa gift. You can also gift a fridge magnet diary that can be used to make a list of the grocery items to be purchased.
#17 Quirky serving trays
Christmas season is party season. Quirky looking serving trays bring in style to the way you serve. So, Christmas themed serving trays or even ice cream bowls would make for a nice gift. This serving tray for instance looks too cute with all those adorable snowmen!
#18 Red Lipstick
To somebody who loves wearing lipsticks, a Red lipstick is a timeless gift. You can pick the shade of Red which is appropriate for the complexion of the person receiving the gift. For Fair skin tones, bright popping Reds would work while for duskier ones, choose a Red with earthy undertones.You can stick to drugstore brands to keep your budget under control.
#19 A pair of gloves
A pair of gloves that keeps the hands warm and cozy is always a good gift. You can go for the variants that keep the fingertips free so as to make it easy to operate smartphones and laptops. Wrap the gloves in cute ways, like this one to make your gift look extra special.
#20 Santa Cushions
To bring in the spirit of Christmas in your house, it is a good idea to buy some Christmas themed cushions. You can also gift these to anybody and they would love it totally. Gift a set of two or a set of Five depending upon your budget. Now, you do not necessarily want to buy only Santa cushions. Markets and online portals are flooded with cushions with snowmen, Rudolph the Reindeer and Christmas trees on them!
#21 Microfibre Kitchen Towels
Microfiber towels are a wonderful thing as they soak up the moisture really fast and make all kinds of surfaces around the house look squeaky clean. Gifting a set of microfibre towels as a secret santa is a good option for somebody who is a cleanliness freak.You can wrap these up individually like the Ice cream cones in this picture to make your gift look presentable and fun.
#22 Tea Time treats
Know a tea lover? Gift them a pack full of tea time treats! Assorted Tea blends from Assam and some tasty cookies to munch on along with additives like organic Honey and Cinnamon powder make for good gifts. If you are creative enough, you can even make a Christmas wreath or Christmas trees wit the tea bag packets!!
#23 Assorted Soaps
If you know somebody who loves spending time in shower to distress, a pack of assorted soaps in fragrances like Rose, Sandalwood, Lemongrass, Lavender and Mogra would be a nice gift. Accessorize your gift with a loofah.
#24 Pet food and shampoo
For someone who owns a pet dog, you can give a nice shampoo, feeding bowl and dog biscuits. They would love you for your thoughtfulness.
Everybody likes decorating around the house. Dreamcatchers are very much in trend these days as a home decor item. Gift a colourful dreamcatcher as a Secret Santa gift to totally charm the person receiving it.
#26 Tote Bags
Tote bags look really cool while carrying for casual shopping. Gift a Christmas themed tote bag as a gift to somebody who is fond of shopping.
#27 Pedicure kit
A small kit containing nail clippers, nail file, nail buff and cuticle pusher along with mini packs of olive oil or a fragrant foot cream is another option to gift as a secret Santa, especially to girls.
Coasters always make for a safe and budget friendly gifts. You can go a step further and get these personalized for the person who is going to receive them.If you have the artist bug in you, you can find lots of tutorials on internet to make DIY coasters.These look very cute and are easy on pocket as well.
#29 Storage Tins
Literally anybody who likes to keep their home and work station totally neat and organized would be more than happy to receive storage containers as a gift. You can gift smaller ones for their work station or relatively bigger ones for their home.
If you are chosen to be a secret Santa for somebody who smokes, an Ash tray would make a good gift. Get a classy looking ceramic one or you can also get this personalized. If you spend some time surfing, you can even find ash trays that have been specially designed to be given away as Christmas gifts.
So, these were some of the gifts that can be considered for gifting as a secret Santa. Hope you like the ideas, if you have anything else in mind, do let us know.