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38 housewarming gifts they'll not only love, but actually need

They won't be able to stop thanking you for these gifts they'll actually use.
TODAY Illustration; Kara Birnbaum / TODAY

From weddings to birthdays to new baby celebrations, it seems like there’s a new occasion that calls for the perfect gift everywhere we turn. Housewarmings are no exception. With the holidays on the horizon, new homeowners are simultaneously getting settled and prepping to play host for all of the merry festivities.

No matter what type of housewarming gift you’re looking for, these top-rated and bestselling picks are sure to have the new homeowner thanking you long after the event is over.

Best housewarming gifts for new homeowners

Sutera Contour Memory Foam Pillow

If they struggle with insomnia, get them this memory foam pillow to enhance their sleep habits. This is perfect for people with back and neck issues due to its supportive features. The pillow is ergonomically designed to keep your spine aligned while providing therapeutic relief. Also, they will find themselves falling asleep faster after using this product.

StoveShelf Stainless Steel 30'' Length

For those with minimal counter space, this stove shelf will keep their condiments organized and visible. The magnetic shelf attaches to the stove and is sturdy enough to hold spices, oils and any cooking essentials. This is a great housewarming gift for those with small kitchens.

Quince Luxury Organic Signature Sheet

Improve their sleep experience with these signature sheets. The high-quality sheets are 100 percent organic cotton and they feel buttery to the touch. It comes in six different neutral colors and are OEKO-TEX certified.

Simplehuman Sensor Pump

Make their home feel like a hotel with this sensor pump. This is a unique housewarming gift for people who love practical and efficient products. The liquid soap dispenser is rechargeable and controls the amount of soap you use.

Isaac Jacobs Double Locket Photo Frame

Once all of the big furniture is moved in and the dust finally settles, it's time for the fun part of moving into a new home: decorating. Picture frames allow the new homeowner to immediately fill their space with friendly faces and fond memories.

Opalhouse Organic Herringbone Tabletop Frame

For a more fashionable frame that serves as decor and memory holder, this textured Opalhouse style is sure to blend in with a boho aesthetic.

YouCopia StoraLid Food Container Lid Organizer

Storage containers are a usually a go-to housewarming gift (not that it's a bad thing — IMO, you can never have too much). But it can be a pain to find a way to store it so that cabinets don't look or feel cluttered. A lid organizer like this one does half the work for you and makes it easy to grab exactly what you need and go.

Dash Stand Mixer

Whether they're an avid baker or want to try their hand at making cookies from scratch for the first time, a stand mixer is a gift they won't stop using. It's lightweight and less than five pounds, which is perfect for smaller kitchens where there's not much counter space to give appliances a permanent home.

Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker

An Instant Pot takes the pressure (no pun intended) off of spending hours at the stove trying to put together a delicious meal. This countertop appliance has the ability to do everything from make yogurt to sauté anything you'd like. Shoppers seem to be a fan of it since it's a bestseller and has a high average rating from over 150,000 reviewers.

Cosori Pro Air Fryer Oven Combo

An air fryer will easily be their favorite gift. This bestseller has a large basket that holds almost six quart capacity. It has ample presets that make it easy to navigate. It also comes with a recipe book that will help them get creative with breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Modern Mixology Bartender Kit

If they're always looking for a new drink to try or looking to spruce up their mixology skills, this bartender kit will be a great addition to their countertop or bar cart. It has everything you need to make the perfect cocktail including a shaker, strainer, double jigger, ice tongs and even a ring of recipe cards to try.

Big Blanket Co. Original Stretch Blanket

There are not many things better than getting cozy under a big comfy blanket and watching a movie (or just scrolling on TikTok for a few hours — we don't judge, we're guilty of it, too). This giant blanket is 10-feet-by-10-feet so there's enough room to cover several people or just two people seated on opposite ends of the couch.

Custom Return Address Stamp

Sending out mail from a new home is an underrated but exciting experience. Help them make the process just as beautiful as it feels with a custom return address stamp like this bestseller from Etsy. You can choose from three different stamp types and dozens of ink colors.

UrbanStems The Babar

This air plant nestled in an adorable golden elephant pot will stand out in any space. The plant itself is at most six inches tall and the elephant is just about five inches tall, so it can fit even in the smallest of spaces.

Marny 13-Inch Wide Velvet Round Storage Ottoman

If you know the aesthetic they're trying to achieve in their new home, an ottoman is a gift that checks several boxes. Not only is it a beautiful piece of decor that enhances a room, it can also double as storage like this one does.

Room Essentials Broken Lines Shower Curtain

It's the little details that make a room come together. This shower curtain features a broken line pattern that will provide an added layer of texture to bathrooms of any size. Best of all, it's only $9!

Parachute Classic Turkish Cotton Robe

A plush Turkish cotton robe is a gift they're sure to appreciate. This one from Parachute comes in five colors in sizes XS-3X and has almost 1,800 five-star ratings from shoppers.

Bearaby Cotton Napper

As exciting as it is to kick off a new chapter in life with a move, it can also be very stressful. This weighted blanket will help them relax after long days of unpacking and getting settled in their new space.

Our Place Always Pan

The Always Pan is a hit amongst shoppers for its ability to replace nine stovetop appliances. It's currently available in ten colors and has about a four-and-a-half star average from over 26,000 reviewers. If you want to take your gift a step further, you can pair the Always Pan with the Perfect Pot that replaces eight stovetop tools.

Brightland The Mini Essentials

Fancy olive oils and vinegars probably aren't the highest priority for new homeowners, which is what makes this the perfect housewarming gift. This set features mini versions of the brand's bestsellers — two extra-virgin olive oils, a balsamic vinegar and a champagne vinegar.

Dusen Dusen Everybody Grinder

If you get cooking videos on your For You Page on TikTok, you're probably familiar with these fun and funky grinders. For the person who's into patterns and eclectic decor, this is the perfect addition to their kitchen setup.

Flowertown Weddings Personalized Cutting Board

A personalized cutting board will add a homely element to their new kitchen, making them that much more excited to spend time in there. You can choose between walnut, cherry and bamboo finishes with three to five personalization styles.

Pyrex 18-Piece Glass Storage Set

When moving into a new house, they're likely to get caught up in making larger purchases like furniture and appliances for immediate use. A food storage set can easily be forgotten until the first dinner is made and there's nowhere to store the leftovers. Give them a gift that will scratch an item off their endless list of last-minute necessities like this 18-piece Pyrex container set. It has pieces ranging in size that can fit everything from an entire lasagna to leftover veggies.

Crate & Barrel Cole Coasters

Coasters are another thing that are easily forgotten in the new house madness that make all the difference down the line. Save their coffee tables from unsightly beverage cup stains while giving the table an effortlessly put together look. One five-star reviewer said the curved edges further helped prevent the condensation from running down onto the table.

Homesick New Home Candle

It isn't a housewarming without gifting at least one candle. And what better candle to gift than one called "New Home"? It has a fresh linen scent comprised of notes of cedarwood, jasmine, lime, sandalwood, oakmoss and musk. Made from a natural soy wax blend, it has a typical burn time of 60 to 80 hours, according to the brand.

Mueller Ultra Kettle

An electric kettle is a must-have kitchen appliance. This bestseller has an auto shut-off setting that activates 30 seconds after the water is fully boiled and an LED light indicator that lets you know when the water is actively boiling. It even has over 41,000 verified five-star ratings. "I feel safe about letting my kids use it and I don’t worry that they will burn themselves or my house," one shopper shared.

Crate & Barrel French Kitchen Marble Wine Cooler

A physical wine cooler (not the beverage) is an easy way to add a touch of elegance to any kitchen or dining set up. It can also be repurposed and used as a flower vase. Cute and sustainable? Count us in! P.S. It has over 600 five-star reviews.

Uncommon Goods Hair Care Holder

Give them a gift that's both cute and practical. This floral-inspired handmade hair tool holder fits the bill. It not only makes your go-to styling tools easily accessible, but it also keeps their cords untangled. Plus, it makes for an elegant piece of wall decor. It currently has an almost perfect five-star average, with 100 percent of reviewers saying they would recommend this product to a friend. What more could you ask for?

Congratulations Celebration Gift Basket

If you really want to give them a gift you know they'll use, you can't go wrong with a gift basket full of snacks! This option from Harry & David comes donned with a pre-printed "CONGRATS" ribbon and has delicious goodies like white chocolate raspberry cookie bars, hickory-smoked summer sausage and a super party snack mix, all housed in a wooden crate with rope handles. The best part? When they've finished the snacks, they can repurpose the crate for another project or area in the house!

Lodge Six-Quart Dutch Oven

A Dutch oven is an investment piece that they'll never stop thanking you for. This bestseller is currently available in 17 different colors and sizes ranging from 1.5 quarts to 7.5 quarts. One verified five-star reviewer loved theirs so much that, after receiving it as a housewarming gift, they decided to gift another one to someone else!

West Elm Eden Cross Base Standing Planter

If they're a plant person, give them this gorgeous plant holder. The gold legs contrast beautifully against the white and black planter pots. It comes in two sizes and is listed as a bestseller.

Monstera Deliciosa

Get them a live plant to pair with their new planter and complete the look. This bestseller at The Sill arrives in a nursery grow pot but there are also five planter options to choose from.

Pottery Barn Faux Potted Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees

If they can't keep a plant alive but love the greenery and aesthetic that comes with a house full of live plants, opt for a faux plant that gives the same effect and requires no maintenance. This Pottery Barn bestseller comes in 5.4- and 6-feet tall options.

Riedel Vinum Mixed Wine Glass Gift Set

Chances are the new homeowner(s) are the ones who will be playing host most often for the next few months. Keep them prepared for any guests — both surprise and planned ones — with this mixed wine glass gift set. The bestselling set comes with four Bordeaux glasses for red wines and four Chablis glasses for white wines.

Winc Wine Subscription

Help them keep those wine glasses full with a subscription to Winc Wine Club. With Winc, they can take a quiz to find out which wines will best suit their tastes and place an order in a matter of minutes.

Luxury housewarming gifts

Innova Cordless Stick Multi-Surface Vacuum

You can never go wrong with a vacuum when it comes to housewarming gifts. This is an essential gadget to keep their home organized and clean. With a lightweight design and easy handle, the cordless vacuum will pick up debris and improve your cleaning thanks to the LED headlights. Also, it is powered by a brushroll and suction control to clean every surface.

Molekule Air Mini+

Keep their environment dust-free with this luxury air purifier. The Molekule Air Mini+ is designed to improve the air quality of your space while reducing bacteria, air particles and other debris caused by a lack of air flow. Also, they can use and app to verify the purity of the air inside their homes.

Aquasana Clean Water Machine

Eliminate their bottle shopping habit with this water machine. The Aquasana is designed with Claryum technology, which filters 77 contaminants and PFAS at the push of a button, according to the brand. Customers rave about this machine thanks to its ability to improve water quality and reduce contamination. The stylish design is easy to use and you can even fit a Keurig reservoir under the filtration system.