Secret Pal Ideas For The Office: Gift Guide For Coworkers


If you need Secret Pal ideas for the office program that you participate in, these gift ideas from Artisan Shopping Directory members will be perfect.

Here are some affordable, crowd-pleasing presents that you can buy to use for coworker gifts, even if you don’t know the person who’s your secret pal very well.

Secret pal ideas for the office: Gift Guide for coworkers, with photos of gifts

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Bee Kind Honeycomb Trivet

Bee kind trivet

Bee Kind Honeycomb Trivet – Home Branded ( in a new tab.

Inspirational gift, keep one on hand for gift giving all year.

Book Buddy Page Holder

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Book Buddy – Home Branded ( in a new tab.

This thumb book page holder is the perfect gift for everyone you know!

Wooden Coffee Scoop and Clip Set

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Coffee Scoop & Bag Clip – Home Branded ( in a new tab.

Is your secret pal a coffee lover? They’re going to want one of these wooden coffee scoop and clips!

Wooden Bottle Opener

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Magnetic Wooden Bottle Opener – Home Branded ( in a new tab.

These bottle openers are magnetic as well as funny, and make great gifts.

Queen Bee Cork Coasters


Queen Bee Cork Coasters Set of Four – Home Branded ( in a new tab.

Nobody minds using coasters when they’re this cute! Buy multiple sets for last minute gift giving.

Black Onyx Stud Earrings

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Black Onyx Stud Earrings, Tiny 3mm Studs – Kathy BankstonOpens in a new tab.

Little second hole stud earrings! What’s not to love? Kathy Bankston makes these cute minimalist earrings that are office-appropriate and weekend-wear approved.


Champagne Cork Planter Magnets

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Champagne cork fake plant magnets. Fun and unique gifts for coworkers’ white boards, filing cabinets, or cubicles. From Corkies by Steph.

Heat Pack Aromatherapy Pillow

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Heat pack aromatherapy pillowOpens in a new tab.

Cozy gift for coworker, get comfortable with your mouse pad wrist support or relax your neck while working. From Timeless Kreations.

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A pretty scarf.

Scarf on a hat

This wide scarf shown in a modern animal printOpens in a new tab. can be used as a hair, neck, hat or  belt scarf. So versatile!

Large Reusable Heating Pad

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Large reusable heating padOpens in a new tab.

Stay warm or gift a warming rice pillow for comfort while working at your desk. Koi fish is a wonderful warrior gift. From TKDz.

Dainty Silver Earrings

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Dainty silver earringsOpens in a new tab.

Looking for the perfect gift for your secret office pal? What could be more fitting than a pair of sterling silver paperclip earrings? Lightweight and minimalist, they make for a sassy conversation piece! From Silver Echoes.

Encouragement Ornament

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Encouragement ornamentOpens in a new tab.

This motivational ornament from Lasercraftni will give your office pal a boost every time they look at it.


Leather and Canvas Catchall Tray

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Leather and canvas catchall trayOpens in a new tab.

Get the guys in your life organized with a canvas and leather catchall tray from Kailey’s Monogram. A perfect size for dresser, desk office, hallway entry to toss phone, keys, and wallet.

Monogrammed Zipper Pouch

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Every lady loves a zipper pouch to carry her make up essentials. Grab this fun personalized, large vinyl zip pouch from Kailey’s Monogram for her to grab and go with her must haves for work, travel, or a beach day.

Birthday Crystal Gift Set

birthday crystal gift set

This birthday crystal gift setOpens in a new tab. from Blue Elephant Gift Co has an assortment of items that your office pal can use at home and in the office,, including a smudge stick to get rid of bad vibes from the boss.

Handmade soap gift box

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If you have an office pal who likes fancy soap, this gift set, or anything from the Botany Barn shop. will be a welcome present.

DIY Sequin and Bead ornament kit

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If you have a crafty coworker, this sequin and bead ornament kit from Holidays Lane will be a fun office pal gift for Christmas or any time of year.

Macrame Kits

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Macrame tutorial and kitOpens in a new tab.

Or maybe your office pal would like to learn how to make a boho macrame wall hanging…Wires and Knots has a lot of tutorials and kits, and they can make their own using the lesson included. (Check out this article where I made one!)

Gemstone bracelets

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Gemstone bracelets.Opens in a new tab.

KrisiaArt makes pretty gemstone bracelets and other crystal jewelry and candles that any office pal would appreciate receiving.

Felted acorn magnets

felted acorn magnets

Vaida Petreikas makes these cute felted acorn magnets Opens in a new tab.that would brighten up any home or office decor. They’ll even make a cubicle more tolerable.

Stylish Notebooks


Motor City Design Works makes Stylish Mid-Century home decor and notebooksOpens in a new tab. that would brighten up any coworker’s day.

Desk Decor

A little wood sign with a humorous motivational messageOpens in a new tab. from Daisy Thirteen is a good thing to add to a desk, and can give your office pal something to focus on if they’re having one of “those” days.

Drawer organizers

drawre organizers

This drawer organizer for coffee from Mighty TidyOpens in a new tab. will help your office pay prepare for the workday by keeping their coffee ready. Or they can use it at work to keep the caffeine flowing during the day.

Handmade shopping bags

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Sonal Creative Soul makes handmade tote bags and home decorOpens in a new tab. that’s affordable and perfect to give an office pal who needs a little pick-me-up.

Cute Car Trash Bags

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Serendipity Sewn makes reusable car trash bagsOpens in a new tab. that will help your coworker’s commute be a little neater and more stylish.

Wall art for the office cubicle

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A nice photo print from Angie Harris PhotographyOpens in a new tab. will brighter up your office pal’s cubicle and remind them that they’ll be able to go on vacation at some point!

Vintage-Style Prints

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A pretty floral set from French Vintage PrintsOpens in a new tab. will look great in a coworker’s office or in their home decor.

Fun fridge magnets

Wallcakes makes cute fridge magnetsOpens in a new tab. that are an inexpensive gift for an office pal.


Kara Buntin

Kara Buntin has run a profitable home-based business since 1999, and has a background in art, theater design, and cake decorating. She's a top Etsy seller with over 53,000 sales on Etsy and her own website, and helps other home-based business owners with their business goals and SEO. She founded the Artisan Shopping Directory website to promote the artisans who are members of her EShop Success marketing program.

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