15 Housewarming Gift Ideas
You just got a call that your friend has moved into her brand new, home-sweet-home, and is having a little get-together to celebrate the event. While most people end up bringing a bottle of wine or something to munch on to a housewarming party, why not get her something she can use long after her guests have left? Not only are the 15 gifts below affordable and beautiful, they’re all items the new homeowner will definitely end up using. So save the bottle of wine for yourself (no judgement here!), and order one of the items below!
Marble Monogramed Cheese Board from Anthropologie
This cheese board is absolutely beautiful, and even if it only gets used the night of the housewarming party, it’s the type of kitchen item you leave out on the counter year-round because it’s just so gosh-darn pretty. Bonus points for bringing some cheese to go along with the new item!
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Hooray Doormat from Target
Doormats are one of those items you don’t really think about purchasing when you move into a new place….until you invited over 20 of your closest friends, and they’re traipsing dirt all over that fresh new flooring the previous homeowner put in before selling the house. Not only does this doormat make the new homeowner’s guests feel welcome, but it will also it’ll keep her new place clean.
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Stanley 65-Piece Homeowners Tool Kit
Another item that you don’t think about until you need it, a tool kit is a must when you can’t call the landlord to come fix your toilet anymore. While it’s not the most glamorous gift, this kit has all the essentials, and it’s possibly the gift that will get the most use – especially if your pal invested in a fixer-upper!
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Knock Knock Bathroom Guest Book
This gift will be the talk of the night, guaranteed. Not only is it hilarious, it’s a keepsake your host can look back on with fond memories. There are prompts, spaces for doodling, and areas to write down your deepest thoughts – definitely not something the homeowner knew she wanted, but something she’ll be glad she got!
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Pet House Candle
A lot of pet candles smell like… pet candles. This one doesn’t. The smell is fresh, it’s eco-friendly, and it’ll cover up the smell of dog that the old homeowners left as a little treat. There are a variety of scents, and the jar is reusable!
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VicTsing Shower Speaker
Now that she doesn’t have to worry about waking the people on the floor below her, she can sing in the shower to her heart’s content. The speaker is waterproof, comes with a suction cup, USB cable, and has a great sound for how small it is. There are tons of colors to choose from, and it can be carried around while unpacking those final boxes, too.
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Marble Wine Cooler from Crate & Barrel
A wine cooler is just one of those items that screams fancy and classy – if everyone else is supplying the wine, why not make sure it stays cool? This marble cooler is beautiful, and your host can use it for a variety of other uses once the wine runs out.
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Marble Salt & Pepper Set from Dear Keaton
These are not your mama’s salt and pepper shakers. The marbled containers are beautiful, the wood adds a touch of class, and they’re so pretty they’ll end up being left on the table permanently. If you’re feeling creative, you can also gift the new homeowner with different salts, and put them all together in a gift basket!
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Jewel Garden Succulents from Lula’s Garden
This little garden is packaged beautifully, and the succulents are all healthy and vibrant! There’s something homey about live plants, and with multiple sizes and succulent types to choose from, your host will love having an easy-to-care-for plant that also doubles as decor.
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Agate Bottle Opener from Anthropologie
If your host is more of a beer sort of girl, this agate bottle opener is the perfect gift. It’s pretty enough to leave out all the time, looks super classy, and will add instant class to any get-together she has in the future.
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Kitchen Herb Kit from Modern Sprout
These cute little mason jar aquaponic systems are perfect for a windowsill or kitchen counter top, and are a great intro to gardening. If the new homeowner is wary of tackling the garden boxes in the back yard this spring, these little guys will help develop that green thumb so she’s ready to take them on next year!
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Fick’s Variety Pack Cocktail Mix
If you want your gift to be the life of the party, buy these. There are three cocktail mixes, and they’ll make up to ten cocktails. Each mix comes with a recipe, and they’re all delicious! The old-fashioned packaging will also look great on the host’s counter top, or on her bar cart.
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Rose Gold Foil Map Print
This gift is perfect if the homeowner just moved to a new place, or back home from out-of-state. The rose gold foil is really beautiful, and makes the whole print look sophisticated and chic. Not to mention, they’ll love that you brought something that reminds them of home, wherever that is!
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Make Yourself At Home Book
If your friend is feeling overwhelmed by the thought of setting up and decorating a new space, this is the perfect gift! There are ideas for every room of the house, the pictures are gorgeous, and the DIY crafts look professional and grown-up.
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Knock Knock Things To Do Around The House Pad
Getting settled in to a new place can feel incredibly overwhelming – that’s where this gift comes in. This cute little pad is designed specifically to keep track of the things the new homeowner needs to do around the house; it’s cute, magnetic, and will help curb some of the overwhelm that getting settled in can bring.
Get it here! https://amzn.to/2pGNoBtMay 4, 2018 in Gift Guide