Why is it so hard to choose gifts for co-workers?! On the one hand, we don’t want to offend but we don’t want to be seen as boring stick-in-the-muds either.
And as the gift’s likely to be opened in front of (and judged by) the whole office, we want to impress everyone involved.
Guaranteed to put a smile on even the scroogiest co-workers’ face, these gifts from Not On The High Street and Just Mustard are unique, universally appealing and won’t break the bank either.
1. Dictionary Definition Mug by XOXO
For those who love an ego massage.
Complement your co-worker and have a cheeky jab at them at the same time with this personalised dictionary definition mug.
2. Bright Idea
For co-workers who always work late.
Online retail store Just Mustard are full of bright ideas when it comes to inexpensive, quirky gifts. This simple lightbulb plugs into a laptop and can be used to illuminate the keyboard at night.
3. Coffee Crew
For fellow coffee fiends.
These reusable coffee cups make an ideal gift for fun-loving caffeine addicts. It keeps drinks hot and minimises spillage for those on the go.
4. Hangover Rescue Tea by Apply Me
For colleagues who like a tipple.
This refreshing white pear and ginger tea is made with natural ingredients to soothe and revive sore heads after a raucous night out. Perfect for the Christmas party season!
£4.95 Credit: notonthehighstreet.com
5. Cool Cactus
For erroneous plant lovers.
Your co-worker won’t mind making mistakes when they’ve got these little beauties to fix them. They also make excellent low-maintenance desk decorations.
£4.95 Credit: justmustard.com
6. Personalised Gift Boxed Pencils by Letterloom
For stationery festishests.
Get names and personal messages embossed in gold across these quality HB pencils (matching luxury box is also included).
£12.95 Credit: notonthehighstreet.com
7. Alarm clock
For the oversleeper
£4 Credit: flyingtiger.com
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9. Disco/ crystal ball
£5 Credit: flyingtiger.com
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