With a market as crazy as this one, you’re bound to have friends or family moving into a new space and that calls for housewarming gifts! Giving a little special something to loved ones as they celebrate this milestone is such a sweet gesture and we’re here to make it easy! Keep reading to learn more about some of our go-to housewarming gifts.
When beginning your search for the perfect gift, think of things that they would actually use and enjoy. Something that is pretty commonly well-received is the gift of a house plant. What makes this a perfect choice is all of the options available, from flowers to succulents, cactuses to mini trees, you can choose whatever you feel will resonate with them. Housewarming plants are a classic that can last! The splash of color is sure to help brighten up their new space and of course, they will think of you anytime they look at it. Featured above is the “Money Tree” from The Sill, it is known to give good luck and fortune, perfect for a fresh start in a new home. Another great option that stays in the plant family is an indoor herb garden from uncommon goods. This is the perfect fit for plant lovers and those who enjoy cooking.
What better way to make them feel at home than with a gift of sentiment with a touch of personalization. You can customize just about anything these days so your options are truly endless. A decorative sign with the persons’ names and the year they moved in can really pull together a room and on the receiving end, the effort of getting something specially made is truly heartwarming. These gifts are great and they can be kept forever to commemorate this special chapter. These gifts say “Welcome to your Home” in their own unique way. There are lots of companies out there that produce custom gifts, but we suggest starting your search on Etsy where you can connect with talented vendors who are sure to handle your order with care.
Gifting your friends or family items that can be used in the kitchen for years to come is a great option when it comes to housewarming. You can help them break in their new kitchen and fill their home with the smells of their favorite foods. Kitchen appliances are great such as toasters, blenders, an air fryer, etc. make great and useful gifts. Other kitchen essentials that you could gift include cutting boards, a knife kit/block, or a painted dish! You can also take an extra step and personalize your gift to make it even more special by looking at sites like Etsy, which is always a go-to when it comes to anything custom!
Did someone say houseWARMING? The gift of a cozy blanket is ideal because of how much use your friends or family will get out of it, especially this time of year. Whether you’re going after this chunky knit blanket or a faux fur throw, you can’t go wrong! If you have the time, you can even make one of these gifts yourself to add that extra special sentiment. There is no such thing as having too many blankets, so consider this an ideal gift to give!
Help fill their new space with the lovely ambiance of a scented candle! Candles make great gifts because they help to relax the room and create a cozy atmosphere for the new homeowners to enjoy. This gift is great because you can find candles almost anywhere and not only are there so many different smells to choose from, but the different sizes, types of wicks, and containers make your choices endless. Additionally, this gift is a quick and easy way to congratulate someone on their new space!
Moving can be hectic and overwhelming at times, so providing a sense of relaxation is a great way to welcome homeowners into their new space. Cheeseboards are a great addition to anyone’s kitchen and can help encourage them to have a relaxing evening or plan to host their first get-together! For anything cheese/charcuterie, one of our local favorites is Cheese Gal. They feature a variety of charcuterie and cheese boards that are perfect for any occasion and serve as a great gift to help welcome your friends and family into their new home!
Moving into a new home is the start of a new chapter and it’s great to share in the excitement by celebrating the milestone with your friends and family. These gifts go a long way in the eyes of our loved ones who want to be congratulated on such a big accomplishment! The thought and effort that results in a housewarming gift is always well received and is sure to show that you care. We hope that these tips will help you during your next housewarming hunt!