42 Best Housewarming Gift Ideas

Housewarming gifts can be so much more than just a candle or a bouquet of flowers. Whether you are choosing gifts for new homes or apartments or celebrating an exciting new rental, fabulous housewarming gifts can make the new homeowner or tenant feel good. The problem is coming up with ideas for housewarming gifts. 

So, what are good housewarming gifts? We’re glad you asked.


What Are Good Housewarming Gifts?

Before we share some awesome housewarming gift ideas with you, we think it's best to touch on what makes a good housewarming gift. There are a few things to consider about the person you are buying for when deciding what to get:


  • Is there anything the person NEEDS or WANTS that could be a great gift idea?
  • What are the person’s likes and dislikes?
  • Do they have a color scheme or style for their new home?
  • What are some things this person likes to do at home? Maybe they love entertaining or prefer just to chill out. 


Once you’ve thought about these questions a little, you’ll probably be in a better position to think of some housewarming gift ideas that your friends or family will love! 


42 Best Housewarming Gift Ideas

From a housewarming gifts basket and gifts for new homes to housewarming gifts for men, we’re sharing our top picks with you below. 


A Custom Framed Photo

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What makes a new house feel like a home more than photos? Now that your friend or a family member has a new space to decorate, why not gift them a gorgeous reminder of the fun times you have shared in the form of a framed photo of you together? Choose your favorite pic and have it printed, and choose a frame that will fit the picture and your person’s décor.


Celebrimo Coffee Mugs with Sayings

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If your person is a coffee lover, what could be a better housewarming gift than coffee mugs with sayings? Our Home Sweet Home coffee mug is the ultimate housewarming gift and gifts for new homes. Enjoy our coffee mugs on their own, fill them with yummy treats, or add them to a housewarming gifts basket. 


New Home Congratulations Cookie Gift

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If we’ve ever seen super cute gifts for new homes, then these cookies are it. You can simply add your recipient's details and have a delicious, beautiful batch of cookies delivered to them to celebrate their new house or apartment. Here is a fabulous option if you’re looking for housewarming gifts for men. 


Symeon Slate Bath Caddy

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If you want to splurge a little and give that special someone a touch of luxury for their new home, this fab bath caddy should be on your list of ideas for housewarming gifts. We love using it to prop up a book, coffee mugs or wine glasses, and a sweet-scented candle for a wonderful moment of self-care. The color of this caddy goes with most interior décor styles too.


State Cheese Boards

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If you have a friend or family member who has just moved to or from a new state, these state cheese boards are a wonderful gift to celebrate. The durable, renewable material is precisely cut to create detailed silhouettes of your beloved state or the USA. Add some cheese, meats, and preserves to make a delicious housewarming gifts basket. 


A Purifying Air Plant & Planter

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For those with green fingers, indoor plants and planters should be on your list of ideas for housewarming gifts. We particularly love this beautiful white planter with a Snake Plant from Jungalow. Some notable benefits of the “Snake Plant” are that it can purify the air of volatile organic pollutants such as benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and xylene. 


Celebrimo Wine Glasses with Sayings

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What do you get your bestie who has just moved into a new home? Celebrimo’s wine glasses with sayings, of course! You can’t go wrong with our gorgeous wine glasses for wine lovers. Our wine glasses are dishwasher safe and printed with top-of-the-line inks. 


A Digestif Candle

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A Digestif candle is not just any candle. We love these because they act as palette cleansers for your home, removing odors and leaving it with the gorgeous, refreshing scents of neroli and black pepper. This candle is especially useful in the kitchen.


Marble Salt Cellar

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Got a foodie friend who needs a housewarming gift? Here’s a great option. This marble salt cellar is the perfect kitchen accessory, making sure your salt is on hand when you need it. The colors will work, too.


Welcome Home Coir Doormat

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There’s nothing like a welcome home doormat to make guests feel warm and comfortable as they enter your new home! This gift is not only fun but also practical. The coir is durable and fantastic for wiping feet on, which also helps keep your home clean. 


A Tool Kit

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Whether renting or buying your home, a tool kit is handy for fixes around the house. It might not be the most glamorous gift to receive, but trust us, your special person will be endlessly appreciative of this present. 


A Gardening Set

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You’ll be surprised at how many first-time homeowners are itching to get their hands dirty working in their new garden, no matter how big or small. A gardening set is a beautiful gift to help them develop those green fingers. There are so many cute sets out there to choose from.


A Faucet Kit

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Looking after a home is not all fun and games; you’re bound to have a leaking facet at least once. Luckily, there is a handy leaky facet kit to help you when this happens. Here’s another gift that’s not the most glamorous but incredibly practical.


A Tea Kettle

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Isn’t a kettle just a kettle? Turn out it’s not. Tea kettles are designed to boil water to optimum temperatures for brewing various kinds of tea. We love this chic little one by Drew Barrymore, which comes in different beautiful colors. So, for your tea-loving friends, this is a must-have.


Specialty Coffee

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Coffee lovers love specialty coffee, which is what makes this a gift they will surely love a latte! We love this blend from BLK & BOLD. 


YNM Original Hand Knitted Throw Blanket

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A throw is always a good idea. We love this chunky knit throw blanket from YNM. It’s ideal for snuggling up under in winter and works great as a decorative item during the summer months. It is available in many colors, making choosing one that’ll suit your recipient's new home easier. 


A Wine Chiller

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What is a housewarming without a chilled bottle of wine! Society6 has a wide range of beautiful chillers so that you can choose the perfect one for your person.


Marble Coasters

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Nobody wants to ruin a good table with cup marks. These stunning onyx marble coasters from West Elm will protect your tabletop and are a stunning decor piece for your coffee table. If they aren’t unique enough on their own, you can customize them with a monogram or name for an additional $15.


A High-Tech Diffuser Set

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What better way to warm up a new space and turn a house into a home than with an app-controlled diffuser set? Their housewarming set is just perfect for this occasion. The Pura Smart Fragrance Diffuser makes it possible to customize your scent experience with premium, designer-grade fragrances right from your phone. 


A Dried Bouquet

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Fresh flowers are a very special gift, but they don’t last more than a couple of weeks. However, you can now give the gift of flowers that will last much longer. Idlewind Floral has some genuinely gorgeous dried bouquets for you to choose from. Pair these with one of their vases, and you’ve got some awesome housewarming gift ideas. 


Cute Candle Holders

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We love a little old school when it comes to a new home, and these 70’s style candle holders are a treat. They are unique and make excellent housewarming gift ideas for your friends and family. 


Storage Baskets

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They are stylish, and storage baskets make practical gifts for new homes. There are so many to choose from, but we love these minimalistic rope baskets from La Jolie Muse. They come in a set of three and are handy for storing goodies in the kitchen or bathroom. The neutral colors will suit any décor scheme.


Barware Collection

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A gorgeous deco barware collection is essential for every cocktail lover. This beautiful set from West Elm includes a Double Jigger, Fruit Knife, Tongs, and Bottle Opener and is one of our top housewarming gift ideas.


The Ultimate Housewarming Gifts Basket

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When it comes to housewarming gifts basket, this one from Box Fox is the real deal! It’s packed full of some totally awesome products that your person will love, including a linen tea towel, leather coasters, candles, and a beautiful hand soap. It is a bit of a splurge, but worth it. 


Mason Jar Indoor Herb Garden

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If your friend or a family member has just moved into an apartment, this gift will make sure that they can still grow a bountiful garden with these self-watering mason jars. They fit perfectly on most windowsills and look pretty there too. Just plant the seeds (basil, oregano, mint, and more), add water, and wait.


A Slow Cooker

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Whether you enjoy cooking or not, a slow cooker is a perfect addition to any kitchen. Especially during those winter months when soups and stews are the order of the day. We love this Crockpot slow cooker, and for only $20, this is a housewarming gift idea that’s hard to beat.


Meal Kit Subscription

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The period of settling into a new home can be stressful, so why not make that a little easier with a meal subscription gift box? HelloFresh offers incredible, healthy meal box subscription options that your special someone is sure to love. They’ll deliver everything needed to cook a delicious meal to your door. 


A Dinnerware Set

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Moving from a small place to a bigger one calls for more dinnerware to entertain. This classic set from Amazon Basics is a beautiful option. It is affordable, and the design will fit into any home. It includes matching plates, bowls, and coffee mugs. Plus, they are dishwasher and microwave safe.


A Robot Vacuum

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We’re a fan of the Roborock® S7 Robot Vacuum Cleaner, which delivers up to 180 minutes of non-stop cleaning on a single charge, helping clean all your home at once. It doesn’t just vacuum, but it also mops floors. If you want to splurge a bit, you will be the favorite friend or family member after this gift.


A Tiny Coffee Machine

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Give the gift of delicious coffee with a Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker. This little machine makes a mean cuppa for smaller kitchens or home offices using your favorite Keurig K-Cup pods. This machine comes in a range of awesome colors and is super easy to use. Pair it with your favorite Celebrimo coffee mugs, and you’re good to go!


A Kitchen Set with the Essentials

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Sardel’s 6-piece small set includes four essential products and two lids that are perfect additions to any kitchen. Their non-stick skillet, large skillet, saucepan, and stock pot can tackle a wide range of cooking tasks and will make a valuable addition to any kitchen. 


A Unique Fruit Bowl

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While a fruit bowl is probably not at the top of your list of ideas for housewarming gifts, this one from Uncommon Goods should be. Ready-to-eat goes on top of the bamboo tray, and not-quite-ready goes in the vented glass bowl. Hang bananas on the built-in hook to help those potassium powerhouses ripen evenly. How clever is this?! 


An Air Fryer

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These kitchen gadgets have taken off in the past two years, and once you own one, you’ll understand why. They do make cooking easier, and they also help save on electricity costs. The COSORI Air Fryer Max XL makes an excellent housewarming gift. Did we mention that air fryer uses up to 85% less oil than traditional deep frying methods?


A Door Buddy

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For pet owners, this handy gadget is a must-have in the home. Door Buddy gives cats their space while keeping dogs and little ones out of the litter box and cat food. We love it because it doesn’t require cutting or drilling to install (perfect if you’re still renting). It is also less bulky than a baby gate, and it won’t ruin the aesthetic of your new place. 


Quality Bath Towels

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There’s nothing like getting out of the bath or shower and wrapping yourself in a gorgeous, plush bath towel, are we right? So, these premium bath towels from Cozy Earth should be on your list of ideas for the best housewarming gifts. They come in four neutral colors.


A Wine Rack

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Every wine lover needs a beautiful wine rack to showcase their favorite bottles of vino, and this marble wine rack from Anthropologie is it. It’ll hold up to three bottles of wine in the elegant brass cups and features a stunning white marble base. The simplistic design will fit with most interior styles. There is also a rack in this style for six bottles. 


A Cake Stand

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Every baker needs a beautiful cake stand. This Acaciawood Cake Dome with Lid is ideal for showing off all your delicious baked goods and keeping them tasting fresh. If it’s not filled with sweet treats, you can also use it to serve some cheese and charcuterie.


A Himalayan Salt Lamp

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It is believed that Himalayan salt lamps are beneficial for your health. Even if this isn’t the case, they make for lovely décor in one’s home. They’re crafted from salt found only in Pakistan, which is said to have therapeutic properties. Their unique shape and light enhance the atmosphere of the space. 


A Bath Time Treat

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Moving is stressful, so a bath with a fabulous treat helps take the edge off. When it comes to soaking tired muscles and rejuvenating the mind, body, and soul, we love this Honey Oats Sugar Whipped Soap from Whipped Bath Co. It smells gorgeous, and it moisturizes and exfoliates the skin.


A Kitchen Cooking Apron

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Keep clothing clean while cooking with these stylish cooking aprons from NLUS. Inspired by chefs worldwide, these aprons feature stylish patterns and a large pocket for holding utensils and other goodies. 


Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Add this to your list if you’re looking for housewarming gifts for men who enjoy cooking. This olive oil from Sardel is made using local Coratina olives, grown on world-famous Puglian centuries-old trees.


Dish Towels

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You’d be surprised at what lovely dish towels can do for your kitchen’s style! Everybody needs to clean, and wipe their hands in the kitchen, so your friends and family members will find use in a set of four Fillmore Organic Kitchen Towels from Coyuchi.


We searched far and wide to put together this list of the best housewarming gift ideas for the special people in your life. We’ve made sure to choose a wide variety of housewarming gifts in terms of price, size, and aesthetic. We have also considered every type of mover who could be on the receiving end. So, armed with some brilliant ideas, it’s time to start shopping!