So you have a friend or family member who recently moved to a new home. Congratulations! Now you’ve got to find the right present.
Except the person you’re gift shopping for is not you, and there’s a lot they can need.
This can make things a little tough. Never fear, though. We have compiled a list of practical and stylish home gifts that are sure to make them jump for joy.
Whether you’re looking for a room refresh or a full on makeover, we have you covered.
1. Our First Home Key to Couples Heart Personalized Wood Ornament Housewarming Home Decor Ornament Custom New Home Newlyweds Newly Married Engaged from Realtor
- Excellent quality
- Suitable for displaying on the wall
- Perfect for displaying in the couple’s home
Some may not know that a key is the inspiration behind our beautiful Key To Couples Heart Ornament. While keys are used for unlocking doors, they're also open hearts.
A key to his heart? Yes it is! This is why this personalized wood piece is a great housewarming gift that's filled with a lot of meaning.
To make your gift more meaningful, the package comes with personalized plaque that you can engrave. It will surely make the gift presentable and appealing.
2. Knock Knock Bathroom Guest Book
- Elegant looking
- Includes a bookmark
- Sized small enough to fit on the counter
- Bookmark isn’t very sturdy
- Bookmark doesn’t include place to write your name
Let’s be honest: some guys (and girls) can’t handle being in the bathroom for more than two minutes. Whether you’re entertaining guests (after seeing how much fun your friends and family have had at your place) or you simply want to have a place to write their names, this pretty guest book will be a wonderful addition to the smallest room in your home.
There’s nothing like a haunted house. If your new home is somewhere with an eerie history, consider buying one of these cool little keys. Nobody will ever get the joke, but that’s half the fun.
Checkers is more than just a game. It’s a sign of a great party. If you’re looking to entertain guests during the holidays or summer, checkers is a great way to hone your sociability.
3. Totally Bamboo Texas State Shaped Bamboo Serving & Cutting Board
- American made
- comes with a lifetime warranty
- sustainable bamboo
- cutting board is NSF approved
- Available in three sizes and two colors
- Cutting board is too small
- color fades after use
Texas is undoubtedly one of the most notable states in the nation, and one of Bamboo's most popular options is their take on the famous Lone Star State. It measures 9.75" x 12.75" feauring a sweet resemblance of the state of Texas and a small state silhouette.
These cutting board are made from sustainably-grown bamboo, which is one of nature's most renewable resources. The material is very strong and easy to clean. These cutting boards are also NSF approved and are guaranteed for life.
We recommend this cutting board for anyone moving into a new home or anyone who is from Texas that would like to show some love for the state.
4. 5 Rustic House Warming Presents
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If you are looking for a gift for a new homeowner, housewarming party, or to congratulate a friend on their new home, then I have compiled a list of some practical and stylish homewarming gifts. Several of these items are also great for naturally celebrating the move into a new home.
5. Blue Q Oven Mitts
The guy that doesn’t have enough kitchen gear is not really going to know what to do with the Tequila Lime Chicken Oven Mitt from Blue Q. This beautiful oven mitt is made of durable cotton and is easily machine washable. Blue Q has even included a finger loop to make it easier to take off and put on. Now this is a cool and functional gift, which is why we included it on our list.
When your friends finally find a house and move in you’ll definitely be the favorite neighbor because you won’t stop giving them gifts. Don’t even worry about whether or not they have kitchen supplies because there’s a solution to everything on Amazon. Something like this lovely Tequila Lime Chicken Oven Mitt will really brighten up their day.
6. Jillmo Pro Martini Bartender Kit Copper Coated Rose Gold Stainless Steel Bar Set
- Sturdy and pretty accessories
- Great gift for the new house that has a bar
- Comes with a mixing spoon, a speed pourer, lime wedge, and a stirring straw
- Comes ready assembled
- Great for getting ready to make drinks for a party or special occasions
- Engaging and fun set to play with and show off
- Great for parties and events
- The stand is beautiful and can be put in any room
- It’s a well made shiny and durable set
- Glass looks like real glass
- The surface scratches easily
- The stand is kind of heavy
- You cannot put liquid in the jars as it’s not weighted enough for it to not fall and spill (although they let you put the liquid in it to show off what you’ve got in it before you pour it)
Jillmo’s Pro Martini Gift Set and Bartender Kit will show both a friend and yourself that you care about a lot of things. It’ll show you care about learning about bartending, tinkering with things, and playing with things.
7. Mkono Hanging Photo Display Macrame Wall Hanging Pictures Decor Boho Chic Home Decoration
- Space efficient
- Very well made
- Beautifully crafted
- Great for any modern home interior
- Elegant design
- Not very sturdy
- Can be damaged
This hanging photo display is a great addition to any kind of home interior. It is also a great way to display more photographs at your home. Did we mention that it is suitable as a macrame wall hanging decoration for your apartment?
This product is an amazing hanging photo frame design. It is perfect for displaying your old and new photos or your collectibles. Your memories that are inside the frame will be brought to the center of attention by hanging this product.
The design of this photo display is also very beautiful as it resembles a piece of beautiful macrame wall hanging art. The combination of colors are bright and attractive. The materials used are also very sturdy and of high quality.
8. Prepworks by Progressive Salsa Bowl
- BPA free
- Reduces nutrients leaching out of the salsa bowl
- Keeps the flavor and freshness of the salsa
- Reduces the space which you occupy
- Stores neatly
- Perfect for serving freshly made Pico De Gallo
- Practical item for the kitchen
- Dishwasher safe
- The Pico De Gallo won’t always last as long as it would in the container
- The seal is not the best, because the lid is very tight
9. Black Felt Letter Board 10×10 Inches. Changeable Letter Boards Include 300 White Plastic Letters and Oak Frame.
- Durable frame
- Pre-stuck letters for easy letters changes
- Decorate for a college dorm or with a bulletin board at work or home
- Perfect alternative to traditional chalkboards
Great For Parties, Weddings And More.
Your home really shines when you give it a touch of personalization. A decorative letter board will be the perfect accent for any room. Want something to match the decor of your apartment? This classic black felt letter board with a gray frame will be the right choice to give a room an eclectic look.
This nifty addition effectively becomes your personal billboard. Personalizing it is simple, as all you have to do is place the correct letters on the board. It provides a great way to mail your friends, open a gift or share a thought.
10. Amazon Brand
- Holds 5 gallons of soil
- Modern design
- Curved rectangle shape
This planter is handcrafted from light and durable plastic and is CNC cut for a modern geometric pattern all over the planter. It is available in 3 colors; red, teal, and natural grey.
It comes with pre-drilled drainage holes which prevent water from pooling at the bottom of the pot. The pre-drilled holes also allow for the plant roots easier access to the soil.
This planter can hold up to 6.5 gallons (up to 27 lbs) of soil. It has a durable build and can withstand the weight and the pressure of the soil and water without the risk of sustaining damages.
11. Personalized Home Latitude and Longitude GPS Map Coordinates Lumbar Throw Pillow
- Durable and soft
- Machine washable
This pillow is a great mate to toss on the couch for watching TV, reading books or playing games. At 20” x 14”, it fits most people and can add some great zing to your furniture.
This customized throw pillow is a great gift for a housewarming party, or for that special someone who recently moved out of the dorms and into the real world. It’s a fun way to record the GPS coordinates of your house, road, place or apartment. You can add your house number, street address and any other info you’d like.
This is a great option for a more tailored housewarming gift. It can look great, and it’s a unique way to incorporate the cool factor into your housewarming gift. This can really set the tone for your house, and show you’ve thought outside the box (or the bottle, in this case). It fits in well in many styles of decorating, and because you can choose from many different fabric options, you can find one that fits with the style of the place you’re moving into.
12. Porcelain Serving Bowls
- Dishwasher safe
- Can withstand extreme changes in temperature
13. Marble Wine Bottle Cooler
- Easy to use
- Includes a black velvet bag that protects the marble on the outside
- Prevents corks from drying out
- Can be used for hot beverages
- Safe to use
- Value for money
- Made from premium quality natural marble
- Great for parties
- Only serves 2 drinks
- Can be used as a wine chiller only
Every wine seems to taste better when you chill it, and unfortunately you can’t always remember to chill your wine bottle before drinking. The Wine Bottle Chiller from FruFun includes a black velvet bag that protects the marble and makes it an attractive kitchen accessory.
It cools down your bottle of red or white wine from room temperature to chilled to perfection within minutes.
Simply place the wine bottle into the wine chiller in the freezer or fridge for a while. Once you are ready to drink your wine, all you need to do is pull it out of the freezer or fridge and enjoy!
14. FloorMatShop Mean Girls You're Like Really Pretty Beige Novelty Carpet Nylon Indoor Welcome Entrance Mat Approx. 2' x 3' Surged Edge Made in The USA
- Heavy-duty high-grade 100% nylon carpet
- Superior non-slip latex backing
- One-year warranty
- Made in the USA
- Great gift idea for a friend or a loved one
- Mat is 2 feet by 3 feet
- Thin material
- Can be scratched relatively easily
This high-quality printed mat is made of durable nylon and PVC. The non-slip latex backing prevents the mat from sliding, and the serged edges provide a clean cut.
We loved the bold colors and graphics of this mat. Taking inspiration from a classic movie quote, it makes for a very handy mat that will make any entrance much more fun. It will also help to hide dirt and mud, providing a quick and easy way to wipe feet when taking shoes off.
Located in New Jersey, FloorMatShop offers a huge selection of heavy-duty reversible, custom-made carpet and non-slip matting. They have well over 300 different designs. Aside from this fantastic mean girls mat, we also love their popular Star Wars Super Adventure Carpet Mat and their popular Raining Cats and Dogs Carpet Mat.
15. Chesapeake Bay Candle Tin
- 100% soy-based premium scented candle
- Votive candle included
- Cute, classic gift idea
- Good for gifting in a housewarming party
- Melts evenly
- One of the scents is not as romantic as the others
- The double wick may not work as well
There are many different housewarming gift sets to choose from. However, we quite like the idea of the single wick candle that comes in this milk and honey candle tin.
This classic-designed tin canister features a beautiful oval tin with natural hemp tie and an oval candle inside.
The candle is a small minimalist candle that has a nice scent and its… the perfect gift for many occasions.
16. Amazon.com Gift Card in a Welcome Home Reveal
17. The Cotton & Canvas Co. Personalized Single Monogram Soft and Absorbent Kitchen Tea Towel
- Good for the environment
- Soft & durable
- Holds up well to washing
Reusable Cleaning Cloth.
We love these tea towels and have in fact bought a few for our own home. Stretchy, soft, and absorbent, this flour sack tea towel does it all. It’s very affordable and we have actually gotten some compliments for having so many of them. These would be great as a gift for the new homeowner and for yourself since you likely won’t want to spoil yourself with pricier versions that you’ll likely want to use.
18. AmazonBasics Bocce Ball Set
- Good for all skill levels
- Easy to play
- Set includes 8 balls
- Super lightweight
- Soft carrying case for easy portability
It’s bocce ball time as we give a shout out to the AmazonBasics Bocce Ball Set with Soft Carry Case! This is the ideal starter set for players on the lookout for a budget-friendly set of bocce balls.
Manufactured by Amazon, the set includes 8 solid-color balls that have a 16-ounce weight. This is a fun game for 2 to 8 players, and it’s perfect for beachside parties, balconies, patios, and back yards.
The bocce balls measure 1.5 inches in diameter and arrive in a soft carrying case for easy portability. The white, 1-year warranty provided by Amazon makes it possible for you to get one if the balls happen to arrive scratched. What’s not to like about this bocce ball set?
19. Fred BOTTLED UP Glass Spirits Decanter
- Talking piece
- Holds a significant amount
There are lots of options available on the market for a decanter, but none can be as interesting and captivating as the Fred BOTTLED UP. Made out of lead-free crystal, the decanter is unique in its design, style, and built quality.
The decanter is great for holding and dispensing both wine, and other kinds of spirits. Its size is generous enough to hold a substantial amount of content. The decorative elements on this decanter make it a wonderful gift.
One of the best things about the decanter is its unique shape. The decanter has a special combination of long and curved lines that make it a fun item that can be placed in almost any kind of interior.
20. Chilly Mama Baking Soda Fridge And Freezer Odor Absorber & Freshener
- Easy to use
- Safe and nontoxic
Chilly Mama baking soda fridge and freezer odor absorber comes with baking soda, which does an excellent job absorbing odors. It also comes with several eco-friendly ingredients, such as jojoba beads and essential oils that will make your refrigerator smell like lavender when the baking soda is out and a minty fragrance when it is in.
Chilly Mama baking soda fridge and freezer odor absorber requires no electricity, no batteries, and no chemicals. All you have to do is place it in your freezer or refrigerator and let it do its thing of removing odors.
Some reviews we have read about the Chilly Mama baking soda fridge and freezer odor absorber has stated that the product can take some time to get rid of all the odors. However, the manufacturer of this product insists that you let this product sit in the freezer or refrigerator for at least 5 days at a time so that you can be sure of getting rid of all odors when placed inside the freezer or refrigerator.
21. Black Marble Coasters
- Classy looking
- Color scheme goes well with any décor
- Ideal for cocktail parties and fancy dinners
The Black Marble Coasters with Gold Holder set of 5 is a set of five black and gold coasters fashioned as solid marble.Each coaster comes with a matching gold pin and stand.
The black marble adds a classy touch to the drinkware. It is a great gift idea for the host at a cocktail party or anyone who enjoys a fancy dinner. The coaster holder can be easily tucked in a small corner of the countertop.
The coasters are treated with a coating that prevents liquid from seeping through. The coasters are perfect for keeping your table clean. The set comes with a set of five pin and holder.
22. Electric Gravity Salt and Pepper Grinder Set
- Automatic function
- Battery operated
- Stainless steel body
- Easy to clean
- Creates flavorful fun
We gave the CHEW FUN electric salt and pepper grinder set a try and have been pleased with the results. This innovative kitchen gadget provides an efficient way to add flavor to your meals. It’s convenient for everyday meals and entertaining guests.
The device is simple to use. Simply press the button to begin the grinder, sprinkle your favorite spices, and watch the magic happen. The grinder works easily and is made of a solid stainless steel frame and durable coating.
This works well for coarse chili, pepper, fine salt, and any other spices. The battery-powered grinder will buzz in your hand as it transforms your herbs and spices. It’s perfect for hard-to-reach spice jars.
23. Cravings: Hungry
- Huge, prestigious publisher
- Rave reviews from leading food critics
- Popular cookbook
Are you looking for a literary themed housewarming gift, especially for your food loving friends? Then consider the Barefoot Contessa Cookbook a fantastic choice. Everyone loves Ina Garten for her simple and accessible approach to cooking.
Cravings is both practical and delightful guide to modern cooking. The book is brimming with more than 300 recipes within its pages. It is one well-loved cookbook that transcends all food fads and food trends.
The writing is straight-forward and without any unnecessary flourish. This is purely a cookbook for your everyday cooking intended for the contemporary palate. Recipes are short and precise, and they really do inspire the kitchen.
24. Wine Glasses
- Made with heavy duty glass
- Perfect for wine or sparkling water
- Size 14 ounces
- Little rubber piece inside base ensures no tipping or slipping
- Arrived in a nice, beautiful box
- Washed well
- Packaged well
- Very classy and elegant design
- Beautiful and heavy glasses
- Holds the cold
This elegant, sturdy set of glasses are beautiful, stylish, and classy. They are sturdy and excellent quality, and the price is great and fair. They arrived in a beautiful box, which makes this an ideal gift for the person who has everything. It’s great for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Christmas, Birthday, Wedding, Anniversary, or any other occasion. The weight is substantial, and it does a great job at keeping the wine cold.
25. LANGRIA Luxury Super Soft Faux Fur Fleece Throw Blanket Cozy Fluffy Warm Breathable Lightweight and Machine Washable Dyed Fabric
- Available in many different colors
- Heavy and soft material
Go through our list of the best throw blankets and you’ll see it could take you days to find the perfect one for you.
The Languard throw blanket is one of the best out there. This blanket is super soft and feels great against your skin. You could get this blanket in an astonishing variety of colors.
For example: let’s say you’re living on an apartment and have no yard. Well, then get this blanket in black and use it as a wall covering poster.
26. SterlingPro French Press Coffee Maker(1.75L)-Double Walled Large Coffee Press
- Double walled to keep coffee hot and preserve the coffee’s flavor for no more than 8 hours. Very effective in cold weather
- BPA Free and dishwasher safe
- Comes with two, very durable stainless steel filters that last a lifetime
- Very easy to use and clean
SterlingPro French Press Coffee Maker, the perfect coffee press pot to make coffee just the way you like it, rich and creamy. You deserve to enjoy a coffee like this each morning.
The beautiful Sterling Pro French Press makes a fabulous housewarming gift for any occasion! It is so positive to know that the French press, which was invented in France as a single serving brewer, made it to the top of the list of Top 75 Housewarming Gifts in 2008.
27. Puracy Natural Home Cleaning Set
- Highly versatile
- Non-toxic formula is safe for pets and children
Bottles, Effective and Hypoallergenic, Non-Toxic, Sulfate Free and No Parabens.
28. Now Designs Takenoko House Shaped Salt Keeper
- Safe to use
- Great price
- Handy size
- Contemporary design
- Dishwasher safe
- Also available in other scents
- Good for a variety of uses
- Unique shape attracts attention
The long-awaited modern take on the traditional ceramic salt pig, the Now Designs® ceramic house salt keeper is a distinctive accent piece perfect for any kitchen. With a stylish silhouette fashioned in the image of a classic home resembling the Japanese takenoko style, this salt keeper will stand out as the new addition to your kitchen decor.
It is crafted from ceramic for a unique look and feel, and is rimmed with a contemporary black band for a refined finish. The ceramic house is designed to resemble a home that has been lovingly built. It holds about half a pound of salt, and can be used for other spices as well.
29. Thoughtfully Gifts
- Easy to maintain
- Fast growing
- Compact size
- A bit expensive
- Costly to upgrade
Set of 3.
This particular set is ideal for those of you who are just beginning gardening and would like to start small. It’s an affordable and effective way to plant a variety of herbs in your kitchen or wherever you choose. With this set you can grow rosemary, basil and sage.
It includes their seeds and their soil pods. So all you have to do is follow the instructions to plant them, water them and you’ll enjoy fresh herbs all the time! A bit of advice: keep this kit in the kitchen because in case you don’t have enough space just keep the herbs there and bring them outdoors during summer.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is a good gift for housewarming?
Often, couples choose to move around the housewarming event and ask for nothing; it’s just a party to celebrate their new home. Of course, you can also drop by a room with a useful gift, so we’re talking about something that you will use in your daily life anyway.
For those who give some time to study, it will be more suitable to choose a quality and useful gift. It is not necessary to spend a lot of money on expensive or luxury things, especially in times of economical crisis. Even a small thing can always be appreciated, whether it is a useful item or a thoughtful note.
What is the best gift for house blessing?
This depends on the personality and culture of the homeowner. Instead of a practical housewarming gift, you could also give a set of china. In that case, make sure the dishes are made of high-quality bone china. The best housewarming gifts are things that the recipients will find especially useful to have in their new home such as cooking utensils, rugs, and candelabra.
What do you get someone moving into a new apartment?
Your mother or friend may not necessarily be expecting a housewarming gift, but if she is moving from one dwelling to another, you will want to help her feel right at home with a few practical accessories. With this list, you can give a gift that will make the time spent away from home less stressful.
If you’re tight on space, the Sterilite Wide-Mouth Latch Box is the perfect housewarming gift. It minimizes the amount of space needed to store a plethora of housewares and its latches allow the box to lock around other Sterilite storage boxes for additional organization.
If the apartment is more of a studio or loft, the Coleman 10-Person Tent is a sure-win. This tent is equipped with a water-resistant canopy that provides a canopy and two doors that can be opened and closed to increase air circulation while keeping out mosquitoes.
There are plenty of things to consider when welcoming new people into your home, such as date of birth, lead content, lead-times, and so on. But it is also an exciting time and a special way to show your appreciation for their friendship. Be the first to arrive for the housewarming party, or be the first to wish them well if you don’t live nearby, and take the time to consider the best home gift. You may want to make a more personal one, like a painting.