December 12, 2022

20 Badass Holiday Gifts on Everything But The House Right Now

Even a last-minute gift feels thoughtful when it’s bizarre, vintage or both. Everything But The House is an online auction site hosting carefully curated sales of precious and weird things, making the Cincinnati-based company the perfect place to find everything from stunning luxury pieces to a cool white elephant gift.

Items can be shipped anywhere in the world, but locals have the unique benefit of being able to pick up their winnings from the EBTH warehouse in Blue Ash, meaning no shipping fees. Most of these items are up for auction through Dec. 15, but EBTH adds new treasures every day.

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Mid Century Modern James Mont Patinated Verdigris Ice Bucket and Other Barware
This bundle includes enough treasures to cross multiple people off your list. Stoppers, stirrers, spoons – all vintage and all funky. The set even includes old cat-shaped decanters, so think of the cocktail-loving cat people in your life.
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Mid Century Modern James Mont Patinated Verdigris Ice Bucket and Other Barware


This bundle includes enough treasures to cross multiple people off your list. Stoppers, stirrers, spoons – all vintage and all funky. The set even includes old cat-shaped decanters, so think of the cocktail-loving cat people in your life.
Gucci Bangle Wristwatch with Interchangeable Bezels
Father, son and house of Gucci – this bangle watch set is both timeless and trending on TikTok for its nifty interchangeable colored faces. Albeit a little beat up, the watch comes with all the original packaging, but the watch itself seems to be in great shape.
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Gucci Bangle Wristwatch with Interchangeable Bezels


Father, son and house of Gucci – this bangle watch set is both timeless and trending on TikTok for its nifty interchangeable colored faces. Albeit a little beat up, the watch comes with all the original packaging, but the watch itself seems to be in great shape.
Marilyn Monroe Photomechanical Prints of Calendar Pages and Playing Cards
Send nudes this holiday season! These 1953 photomechanical prints of Marilyn Monroe will be the talk of the white elephant circle. Avoid the naughty list by flipping over the picture to reveal a vintage calendar (or don’t).
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Marilyn Monroe Photomechanical Prints of Calendar Pages and Playing Cards


Send nudes this holiday season! These 1953 photomechanical prints of Marilyn Monroe will be the talk of the white elephant circle. Avoid the naughty list by flipping over the picture to reveal a vintage calendar (or don’t).
Rookwood Pottery Matte Black Raven Pin Dish, 1939
“Once upon a midnight dreary…” that’s how The Night Before Christmas starts, right? Your most gothic friend needs this 1939 Rookwood Pottery raven pin dish with a gorgeous matte black finish. We suggest leaving Santa a cookie under the bird’s open wing.
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Rookwood Pottery Matte Black Raven Pin Dish, 1939


“Once upon a midnight dreary…” that’s how The Night Before Christmas starts, right? Your most gothic friend needs this 1939 Rookwood Pottery raven pin dish with a gorgeous matte black finish. We suggest leaving Santa a cookie under the bird’s open wing.
10K Black Onyx Signet Ring
A personalized gift is always a home run, so for those with a Hannah or Heather or Harold on their list (or any H name), you may want to consider this trendy-yet-timeless signet ring. The unisex style makes it great for any jewelry wearer, and the large 10.75 size means it can be easily sized.
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10K Black Onyx Signet Ring


A personalized gift is always a home run, so for those with a Hannah or Heather or Harold on their list (or any H name), you may want to consider this trendy-yet-timeless signet ring. The unisex style makes it great for any jewelry wearer, and the large 10.75 size means it can be easily sized.
Roger Daltrey of The Who Signed Rogue Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar
If you're interested in signed memorabilia, this acoustic pick guitar is signed by Roger Daltrey of The Who. EBTH gets all their signed pieces authenticated by James Spence Authentication, so you know it’s the real deal. Gift this piece of history with a new strap and box of pics for the rockstar in your life.
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Roger Daltrey of The Who Signed Rogue Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar


If you're interested in signed memorabilia, this acoustic pick guitar is signed by Roger Daltrey of The Who. EBTH gets all their signed pieces authenticated by James Spence Authentication, so you know it’s the real deal. Gift this piece of history with a new strap and box of pics for the rockstar in your life.
Wicker Turtle Form Side Table, Mid-20th Century
This wicker turtle side table somehow functions as both a funny gag gift and a legitimate home decor staple your Secret Santa can love forever. The item description pegs this guy as being from the mid-20th Century, but still in great shape.
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Wicker Turtle Form Side Table, Mid-20th Century


This wicker turtle side table somehow functions as both a funny gag gift and a legitimate home decor staple your Secret Santa can love forever. The item description pegs this guy as being from the mid-20th Century, but still in great shape.
Art Deco Pink Glazed Ceramic Horse Head Bookends with Cat Figurines
This bundle of ceramics covers the cat lover and horse girl on your list. Bonus points if the horse lover of your life is also an avid reader – these horse heads also double as bookends. Wrap the cats with a bow around their neck and a small jingle bell.
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Art Deco Pink Glazed Ceramic Horse Head Bookends with Cat Figurines


This bundle of ceramics covers the cat lover and horse girl on your list. Bonus points if the horse lover of your life is also an avid reader – these horse heads also double as bookends. Wrap the cats with a bow around their neck and a small jingle bell.
Two Louis XV Style Painted, Parcel-Gilt, and Buttoned-Down Corner Armchairs
For the bold and sexy on your list, these one-of-a-kind accent chairs are showstoppers. Show up to the holiday party with a bow on these chairs and an arsenal of polaroids. You’ll want to be ready to capture vivid candids of your friends sipping their eggnog on the icy winter-blue velvet.
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Two Louis XV Style Painted, Parcel-Gilt, and Buttoned-Down Corner Armchairs


For the bold and sexy on your list, these one-of-a-kind accent chairs are showstoppers. Show up to the holiday party with a bow on these chairs and an arsenal of polaroids. You’ll want to be ready to capture vivid candids of your friends sipping their eggnog on the icy winter-blue velvet.
Frisch's, French Brand Coffee, American Can Co. with Other Coin Banks
This bundle of antique coin banks can cover half of your gift list. Wrapped in a bow and filled with change (yes, the coin shortage is lifted!) these banks are the perfect white elephant gift that your friends and family might actually use. Give the Big Boy bank with a Frisch’s gift card inside for an added touch.
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Frisch's, French Brand Coffee, American Can Co. with Other Coin Banks


This bundle of antique coin banks can cover half of your gift list. Wrapped in a bow and filled with change (yes, the coin shortage is lifted!) these banks are the perfect white elephant gift that your friends and family might actually use. Give the Big Boy bank with a Frisch’s gift card inside for an added touch.