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Inexpensive coworker christmas gifts

Updated on October 1, 2014

Welcome to my Holiday Gift Guide for Coworkers!

Welcome to our Coworker gift guide. Finding gifts for coworkers, employees or colleagues can be a very difficult task specially when there are one too many. The best idea is to capitalize on small gift items that will make a huge impact. Something that relates to their personality, something tasteful, something fun, but somethings that is inexpensive and is customizable as well. One great idea would be to to find a great item and purchase it in many colors so each person feel they received something unique. So here I will feature the best selection of inexpensive gifts that I gathered after a lot of research. If you happen to have any great ideas to add, please feel free to leave a comment with a link and I will be happy to feature any great ideas or product lenses.

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Desk Toys

Desk toy is the perfect coworker gift for a person that likes to decorate their table and enjoy a bit of distraction on their brake time. They are fairly inexpensive and you can find them in a variety of styles. If you feel a desk toy can be annoying a small flower arrangement or a bonsai tree would also be great options for a charming work table gift

Great co-worker quotes! great quotes to use on your gift tags or personalized gifts!

Great Quotes! Oooops,you are just allowed to take a quick peak, stop eating those donuts and get back to work!

01) Former employee --"I am not coming to work today."--"Are you not feeling well?"--"No, I just don't feel like working."

02) "Doing love scenes is always awkward. I mean, it's just not a normal thing to go to work and lay in bed with your co-worker." Denise Richards

03) "Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way." Barbara Bush

04) "Conway's Law: In any organization there will always be one person who knows what is going on - This person must be fired."

05) "Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance? "

Novelties Mouse pads

Tell your co-workers you care with a little something to brighten their day at the office. An interesting mouse pad can ad charm to any work table. Find the perfect pad that fits with your co-worker personality. If she loves cat you can always find a kitty themed mouse pad. For that co-worker that sneaks out on fishing trips you can always find him or her a fish themed mouse pad. It is a simple gift but very thoughtful. For those looking into to personalizing, mouse pads are also a great way to give a co-worker a personalized gift. A fun sentence a crazy office picture anything fun can be the theme for a mouse pad.

Fun Holiday Mugs

Fun holiday mugs are also a fun gift for your work mate and it also helps reduce the number of paper cups used at the office. The best is to be creative and transform the Mug into an even better gift by filling it up with chocolate, candy or nuts!

Below is an Video that demonstrates this fun idea as well as great holiday mugs that you can purchase online.

Holiday Cake in The Mug

Great gift ideas for friends and co-workers. If you a giving a mug as a holiday gift you can always make the gift even more fun. Add a personal touch and make your own goodie bags or truffles to decorate your mug with. A full mug is a lot more fun than an empty one! Watch this video for some step by step instruction on how to decorate a simple coffee mug and transform it into a delicious gift.

Zen Gardens. A Relaxing and Therapeutic Gift

A great gift for your co-work are zen gardens. They are small enough to keep at the office desk and they may come in handy as a great relaxiation tool in times of stress! They also look really cute on the work desk.

Dilbert Books

These books are simply hilarious! MAke fun of your workspace and make every day situations relatable with this fun character. Dilbert is so much fun!

Poll Question

Do you often give holiday gifts to your co-workers?

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© 2010 Michelle Mafra

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    • karMALZEKE profile image


      4 years ago

      I love Holiday Cake in a Mug! Zen gardens are good too. Nice 25.00 dollar gift ideas.

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      4 years ago

      Some great ideas for an office Kris Krinkle.

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      6 years ago

      enjoyed reading -some ideas for that 'difficult to buy for' co-worker. We see alot of present exchanges within the offices on the Birmingham Business Park.

    • punkgrinder profile image


      7 years ago

      Great gifts for the office, nice lens!


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