28 Best Housewarming Gifts You’ll Want To Keep For Yourself
We’ve all been there. Your close friends or family have moved into a new home and you want to get them the PERFECT gift. But, you’re stuck for ideas.
If you’re not sure where to start, follow our lead and take some inspiration from these 27 housewarming gifts that are sure to put a smile on the face of any home-lover. From candles and tablescaping essentials, to coffee subscription boxes and the perfect plant pots - we’ve gathered our pick of unique housewarming gifts they’re bound to love. So go ahead and buy them something special (or maybe keep it for yourself instead - we won’t tell).
1. Face Embroidery Cushion Cover
We love this cushion cover, perfect for sprucing up a bed or sofa with a pop of warm colour, and the perfect addition to a fabulous new apartment.
2. Personalised Signpost Print
Celebrate the places that are special to them with a personalised signpost print. This is the perfect housewarming gift for travellers. And if they're newlyweds, even better. It'll begin their new chapter with a wall full of memories to look back on.
3. Metal Planter and Wood Stand
They’re gonna need a pot for all their new plants, right? This is the ultimate gift for plant lovers, and a great way to immediately step up their home’s style - even if they’re still surrounded by boxes.
4. Five Natural Soap Bars
In our opinion, the nice soap isn’t just for the guest bathroom. And thankfully, you can now send five stunning soaps through the post in letterbox-friendly packages. They’ll definitely appreciate the gesture when they’re settling in and still stocking up on the essentials.
5. Prayer Plant & Pot
How could you ever go wrong with some gorgeous greenery? A great housewarming gift for seasoned plant parents and newbies alike, this plant and pot will bring new life to their space - literally.
6. Denby Studio Grey Brew Cafetiere
Any coffee enthusiast will love this cafetiere for it’s beautiful design and colour. It’s the kind of thing they might not think to buy for themselves, but they’ll be glad that you did.
7. Fixie Pizza Cutter
A design-led pizza cutter may just be the perfect housewarming gift for the aesthetic conscious giftee. Far too cool to hide away in a drawer, this one comes in 6 different colours and doubles as decor to make their space functional and interesting.
8. Five Perfect Pastel Beeswax Soy Blend Twist Candles
Surprise them with a thoughtful, useful and stylish housewarming gift, and opt for this set of five pretty pastel candles that will take their tablescaping to the next level.
9. Undercover Linus Bed Linen Set
Help them kit out their brand new bed with Undercover Living’s bed linen sets. We promise their faces will light up when they discover their crisp new bedding is not only lightweight with a high thread count - but made from the finest and most sustainable fabrics by a family-owned business in Portugal. What’s not to love
10. Houseplants & Succulents Prints
Know a plant lover who’s run out of shelf and floor space? No problem. Gift them this set of houseplants prints and voila! The perfect way to add some more greenery to their indoor jungle. This is a housewarming gift that will be used for years to come - no matter where they live.
11. Hand Painted Marbled Tumbler Glass Set
Gorgeous glassware is a necessity in any home, and we highly rate this hand painted version of the classic tumbler. Get them a set or two to help them dress up their shelves or style their bar cart.
12. WONDERBOOM Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker
Any die-hard music lover will appreciate this wireless speaker from Ultimate Ears. Completely waterproof, and with up to 10 hours battery life, they can have a dance party in any part of the house they fancy - even the bath.
13. Lafant Doormat
A sturdy doormat is a must for any new home, and this one from MADE is made from hard wearing material with non-slip backing. We also love the super sleek design, which will look great on any doorstep.
14. Neon Sign
Adding great lighting is the easiest way to brighten up a new space. And if you’re feeling generous, a neon sign from Bag & Bones is a gift that will seriously blow them away.
15. Nespresso Vertuo Next Coffee Machine
The Nespresso Vertuo is the newest offering from the coffee machine experts. With its classic, sleek silhouette, there’s plenty of room left for them to add some essentials alongside it and begin styling the perfect coffee station.
16. New Home Gift Box For Spice Lovers
Foodies will love experimenting in their new kitchen with these rich and aromatic spices. It’s also a great way to hint that you should be invited round for future dinner parties...
17. Personalised Our House Map Jigsaw
In our opinion, jigsaws are underrated. It’s a great activity for them to do while they wait for the wifi to get up and running - especially as this one is a personalised map of their address. A really thoughtful housewarming gift - especially for a first time homeowner.
18. New Home Letterbox Cookies
A personalised box of letterbox cookies is a unique and tasty way to celebrate a new home. Minimal effort, and the perfect addition to tea time.
19. Personalised Cocktails Print
If they spent their time in lockdown making cocktails at home, this is the perfect gift for them. Personalise it with their names, select their favourite cocktails, and this print will look right at home in their new place.
20. Rime Wool Throw
Scandi Living’s throws are made from high-quality wool using traditional weaving techniques, meaning they’re guaranteed to keep your giftee warm and cosy all through the winter.
21. Troy Stoneware Vase
No home is complete without some seriously stylish vases, and this unique stoneware vase from Att Pynta is a great way to make any monochrome lover smile. Go the extra mile and buy them some gorgeous dried flowers to match.
22. Wine Caddy
A sleek and simple wine rack will keep their wine looking stylish and organised in the kitchen. It also makes a striking centrepiece when popped in the middle of the table.
23. 3 Months Of Seasonal Blooms
What’s better than fresh flowers to brighten up a new home? Three months of fresh flowers that arrive on your doorstep every month of course! This one makes a great gift for any new home-owner, and goes one step further than the average bouquet buy.
24. Bubble Vegan Soy Candle
A candle will always go down a treat! And these colourful bubble candles are an easy and playful way to decorate a new home.
25. Personalised Glass Decanter
A personalised decanter is a sure-fire way to make someone smile. Go one step further and get them a tumbler to match. The gift any whiskey-loving friend would be grateful for.
26. Bean Coffee Subscription
A coffee subscription makes a wonderful housewarming present for the espresso-enthusiast in your life. And this one from Bean offers single origin, traceable bean or ground coffee, posted to you in stylish packaging.
27. Electronic Diffuser
Great smells are one of those things that make a house a home, so treat your loved one to a stylishly presented electronic diffuser that will waft the scent of calming essentials oils throughout the house.
28. Espresso Martini Print
For a gift they’ll use over and over again, our cocktail prints are equal parts stylish and practical. Choose from 140 different designs, and mix and match their favourite cocktails for the perfect housewarming gift.
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