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; new homeowners and first-time hosts and hostesses are simultaneously getting settled and prepping to play host.
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Create a cozy kitchen aesthetic with this set of three dish towels that comes in patterns that will likely mimic their favorite dress or a beloved blanket.
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.
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.
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.
Kick-start their kitchen tool collection with this 24-piece set that has every utensil they will ever need. From measuring cups to a whisk, tongs and a container to hold them all, reviewers love this kit because the tools are "sturdy and strong." Bon appetit!
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 45,000 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.
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.
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.
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.
Whether they use this as a traditional pitcher for drinks or as a flower vase on an entryway table, this pitcher is a gorgeous piece and available in three different colors.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Make extra room in their fridge with these reusable plastic pouches, which will help them cut down on garbage each week. In this nine-piece set, they'll get reusable bags of varying sizes that can store both frozen and dry foods. To reuse, simply throw in the dishwasher.
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.
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.
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!
Rather than purchase a new doormat every season, gift them this customizable one that can be decorated to display a punny message or feature their last name. Included with the greeting mat are 150 black and white tiles, with the option to add different colored tiles for a pop of color at their door. Muddy shoes got you down? These tiles can be thrown in the dishwasher or hosed down for an easy clean.
A Dutch oven is an investment piece that they'll never stop thanking you for. This bestseller is currently available in 27 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!
An air fryer will easily be their favorite gift. This bestseller has a large basket that holds almost five 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.
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.
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.
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 versions of the brand's bestsellers — an extra-virgin olive oil, a Champagne vinegar and an orange blossom honey.
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.
If their walls need a little decorating or they're looking to add a little detail above their couch, this neon sign is the answer.
Make their mornings with this single-serve coffee maker from Keurig, available in six different colors. Reviewers love this because it's "super fast," "easy to use" and "very convenient."
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 159,000 shoppers.
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.
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 32,000 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.
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.
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.
Luxury housewarming gifts
If their favorite nights are spent hosting with a grazing board, or they can't seem to get enough of the charcuterie trend, they'll get a ton of use out of this marble cheese board set, which comes with three serving utensils.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.