For each of the past four years, we've spotlighted the top ten White Elephant gifts as chosen by the folks at ARC Thrift Stores; click for picks from 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. But this year's collection may be the weirdest yet -- and as a bonus, it's supplemented by a video that should get you ready to shop for unusual items that are as much fun to buy as they are to receive. Look below to count down the top ten, all of which are representative of the stuff you can find at your friendly neighborhood ARC, followed by the complete clip.
Number 10: Feather Duster Trophy Number 9: Bootsie the Vase Number 8: Duck Hunter Continue to keep counting down the top ten White Elephant gifts of 2014, followed by a video. Number 7: Rosie O'Donnell Barbie Number 6: Mr. Ballet Nutcracker Number 5: Calico Kitty Continue to keep counting down the top ten White Elephant gifts of 2014, followed by a video. Number 4: Scorpion Clock Number 3: '80s Memorabilia Wreath Number 2: GamGam's Family Mural Continue to see the number one White Elephant gift of 2014, followed by a video. Number 1: Energizer Bunny Mural
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