13 Under-A-Tenner Gifts For The Office Secret Santa That Actually Aren’t Shit

Secret Santa Office Ideas

Secret Santa Office Ideas

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Of all the Christmas gifts that I need to buy, I definitely find choosing something for my Secret Santa job the hardest. Tight budget restrictions to the fact that I still seem to end up having someone I have little to do with, it’s just a surprisingly stressful present to deal with. This year, I’m determined to succeed, no matter how well I know the co-worker I end up having!

After extensive research on the web, I’m pretty confident that there’s definitely something on this list that will work for all types of co-workers – whether they love a good cup of tea, whether they hate the clutter of the office or they can just do a little de-stress. And best of all, I made sure to stick to a strict £10 budget.

Buy the person who always loses their ID a funky lanyard

Buy the person who always loses their ID a funky lanyard

Amazon

Buy the person who always loses their ID a funky lanyard

There’s always someone who constantly misplaces their ID – so if that person is your Secret Santa, getting them this lanyard will undoubtedly save them serious security issues.

£7.99 from Amazon

These personalized leather tags will prevent any desktop charger from being stolen

These personalized leather tags will prevent any desktop charger from being stolen

Not on the main street

These personalized leather tags will prevent any desktop charger from being stolen

Everyone has someone in their office who always loses their cables – so if that person is the one you have for Secret Santa, get them these personalized leather tags for their chargers. You get two labels in a pack and can also customize their color and font.

£10 from Not on the High Street

Get the co-worker who loves a cup of tea this funny tea bell

Get the co-worker who loves a cup of tea this funny tea bell

Olivier Bonas

Get the co-worker who loves a cup of tea this funny tea bell

For the person on your team who always responds with “oooo yes please” when you ask if anyone else wants a cup of tea, this beautiful hotel style serving bell is sure to make them laugh. I love its gorgeous teal color and glamorous art deco vibe.

£5 from Olivier Bonas

Buy the office bookworm this caring personalized bookmark

Buy the office bookworm this caring personalized bookmark

Not on the main street

Buy the office bookworm this caring personalized bookmark

On calmer days, I really like to read my book on my lunch break. So I would definitely appreciate receiving this lovely corner bookmark as a gift. It comes in a gorgeous red and leopard print, and can be personalized to include a name or initials in a pretty gold font.

£9.50 from Not on the High Street

This cozy foot warmer is the perfect gift for that colleague who is always cold

This cozy foot warmer is the perfect gift for that colleague who is always cold

Amazon

This cozy foot warmer is the perfect gift for that colleague who is always cold

Whether they’re always wrapped in a blanket on video calls or wearing their coat to the office, someone who’s really cold is sure to appreciate this cozy foot warmer that they can use discreetly under their desk.

£9.95 from Amazon

Give a plant lover this bonsai set they can grow on their desk

Give a plant lover this bonsai set they can grow on their desk

Amazon

Give a plant lover this bonsai set they can grow on their desk

This best-selling kit contains everything needed to grow silver birch, red maple and mountain pine bonsai trees, and will make a great addition to that co-worker’s office whose house is full of plants.

£7.09 from Amazon

Get this phone holder for someone who is always watching videos

Get this phone holder for someone who is always watching videos

Amazon

Get this phone holder for someone who is always watching videos

Whether they like to sit at their desk watching TikTok videos over lunch or frequently use their phone’s camera to reapply their makeup before heading out for drinks after work, this phone stand is sure to please. that colleague who always has his phone. close to.

£7.99 from Amazon

Buy a smartphone light for the resident selfie-taker at team parties

Buy a smartphone light for the resident selfie-taker at team parties

ASOS

Buy a smartphone light for the resident selfie-taker at team parties

We all have someone on our team who insists on taking “team selfies” in the dimly lit bars where we go for drinks after work. This clip-on ring light will help them ultimately get photos you don’t mind sharing on your Instagram story.

£10 at ASOS

Give a coffee lover this chic Christmas tree decoration

Give a coffee lover this chic Christmas tree decoration

John Lewis and Partners

Give a coffee lover this chic Christmas tree decoration

This cute ornament is ideal for that co-worker you’ll never catch drinking the instant coffee from the office, and instead makes regular coffees to their favorite cafe on the road. With its retro design and pastel pink finish, it will bring an appropriate aesthetic touch to their tree.

£9.60 from John Lewis & Partners

Buy this mini office punch bag for the teammate who is always stressed

Buy this mini office punch bag for the teammate who is always stressed

Amazon

Buy this mini office punch bag for the teammate who is always stressed

This office boxing set is the perfect gift for that co-worker who always ends up dealing with work-related dramas. It comes with a mini punching bag with a suction cup base, two tiny boxing gloves for their pointing fingers and a small book of basic boxing finger moves.

£7.63 from Amazon

Give a co-worker who likes to get in the festive spirit this set of ornaments

Give a co-worker who likes to get in the festive spirit this set of ornaments

Amazon

Give a co-worker who likes to get in the festive spirit this set of ornaments

If you can always count on your secret Santa for a drink after work, get him this set of four bottle-shaped Christmas tree decorations. There’s whiskey, gin, prosecco and red wine – and they’re all suitably festive and bubbly.

£9.49 from Amazon

Buy the co-worker who hates clutter this counter top trash can

Buy the co-worker who hates clutter this counter top trash can

Amazon

Buy the co-worker who hates clutter this counter top trash can

For the co-worker who can’t stand a messy workspace, this mini trash can would be a really useful addition to their desk. Plus, if they prefer to use it more as a storage basket, it would be the perfect place to hide snacks and stationery.

£9.99 from Amazon

But when in doubt, you really can't go wrong with a monogrammed tree decoration.

But when in doubt, you really can’t go wrong with a monogrammed tree decoration.

Etsy

But when in doubt, you really can’t go wrong with a monogrammed tree decoration.

If you still don’t know what to get your Secret Santa, then I think this tree decoration is a foolproof solution. Painted in a suitably festive red color and hung from a golden string, these handmade clay initial decorations will look stunning on any Christmas tree.

£6 from Etsy

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