24 Practical Housewarming Gifts To Warm Their Heart And Home

Updated on January 25, 2024 Updated on Jan 25, 2024
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    Moving into a new home is an exciting and rewarding experience but can also be a little overwhelming. There’s much to consider, from unpacking boxes to getting the layout right. That’s why housewarming gifts are the perfect way to help your friends or loved ones settle into their new space. But with so many options, it can be challenging to know where to start. That’s where we come in! We’ve created practical and unique housewarming gifts to warm their hearts and homes. So grab a cup of tea and get ready to be inspired!


    What do people need the most when moving into a new home?

    Stepping into a new home is thrilling; everyone wants to kickstart this journey with all the essentials! One of the first things folks often need is a sturdy set of cookware and kitchen gadgets to whip up their favorite comfort meals.

    Of course, a cozy, plush set of bedding and curtains immediately transforms a new space, making it feel like a home sweet home! Then there’s the joy of unwrapping sparkling new dinnerware and glassware sets, perfect for those delightful housewarming dinners. Lastly, a versatile toolbox is critical, ensuring every minor adjustment can be made swiftly, turning every corner into a cozy nook of happiness!

  1. Canister Set
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    These glass canisters with airtight bamboo lids are perfect for storing dry goods like pasta, coffee, sugar, oatmeal, and more away from bugs and moisture. The set of five ranges from 11.8 inches to 3.7 inches, and clear glass means you can immediately see what each canister contains without opening it. 

  3. New Home Journal
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    This is a handy gift for new homeowners. It’s a journal so they can record and keep track of things like paint colors, warranties, maintenance schedules, and more. Having all those small but essential details in one organized place is convenient. 

  5. Cheese Board Set
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    This cheese board is a great housewarming gift because it comes with all the fun bells and whistles! The main tray has five serving sections, two pull-out drawers, a cutlery drawer and accessories drawer, a round fruit board, and a cheese board guide! The boards are made of bamboo. This is an excellent gift for those who like to host many gatherings. 

    Laundry Hamper


    This hamper makes laundry a breeze! The three sections allow you to sort colors, lights, and darks automatically. Each bag holds two loads’ worth of laundry. The bags are made of sturdy Oxford fabric, which is waterproof and breathable. 

  7. Refrigerator Deodorizer
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    This is better than that 10-year-old box of baking soda most of us have in our fridges. This deodorizer uses activated charcoal to remove odors from refrigerators, freezers, and lunch bags. It also removes food gases and controls humidity, so fruits and veggies stay fresh longer. 

  9. Kitchen Utensils Set
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    This 23-piece set has everything you’ll need to prepare tasty meals and baked goods in your new home. The pieces are made of nylon and stainless steel, and nylon heads mean the utensils won’t damage non-stick pots and pans. It’s an excellent gift for those who love to cook.

  11. Essential Oils Diffuser
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    Part of what makes a home your own is the way it smells. This essential oil diffuser is the perfect way to scent your home, and it’s pretty enough to be considered a piece of home decor in their living room! The diffuser has seven ambient light modes and a four-timer setting and will shut off automatically if the water level gets too low. The kit includes ten essential oils, including lavender, orange, tea tree, and jasmine, each in a 10ml, amber-colored bottle to protect from light degradation. 

  13. Eco-Friendly Cleaning Kit
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    JAWS stands for Just Add Water. This kit includes six reusable bottles and two refill pods of each cleaning product: Glass Cleaner, Shower Cleaner, Kitchen Degreaser, Floor Cleaner, Granite & Natural Stone Cleaner, and Disinfectant Cleaner. Just add the pods to the empty bottles and fill them with water! The kit also includes seven 16 x 16 reusable microfiber cleaning cloths. These reusable bottles mean less plastic in landfills, and the clothes mean less using less paper.

  15. Cast Iron Cookware Set
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    Every new house needs a good set of cast iron! This set includes ten and 12-inch skillets, a 5-quart Dutch Oven, a pan rack organizer, silicone handle covers, and a scraper. The collection is pre-seasoned and adequately cared for, and it will last a lifetime. 

  17. Cutting Board
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    The best housewarming gift ideas are both practical and personal. This cutting board fits the bill. There are several states available, so you could choose one in the shape of the state they live in or the state they’re from. The boards are made of bamboo and include a hanging hole so they can be stored out of the way or used as a piece of home decor when not in use on the countertop. It can also be utilized as a serving tray. 

  19. Homesick Candle
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    These candles are another nice personalized housewarming gift. Several states and cities are available so that you can choose their current location or a past one. The candles are a soy wax blend, hand-poured in the U.S., and burn between 60 and 80 hours. They each smell of things associated with their location. The Louisiana candle smells of magnolia, honeysuckle, country jasmine, sweet potato, and citrus.

  21. Bar Glasses Set
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    No home is complete without a sound bar, and this 18-piece glassware set is a good start. It includes four more excellent glasses: four margarita glasses, four poco glasses, four shot glasses, a mixing glass, and a metal strainer. Each piece is dishwasher-safe. 

  23. Wine Glasses Set
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    We’ve covered the cocktails; now we’ll care for the wine! This set of 12 glasses includes four red wines, four white wines, and four champagne glasses. All of the glasses are dishwasher-safe. Pair these with a bottle of wine or champagne, and they’ll be ready for that housewarming party! 

  25. Coffee Maker


    Even people who don’t drink coffee need a coffee machine, so this is a valuable gift even for non-coffee lovers because they will probably have a guest who drinks coffee. This stainless steel coffee machine is programmable and makes up to 14 cups of delicious, hot coffee. 

  27. Coffee Mugs
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    This set of six ceramic mugs is perfect for coffee, tea, or hot cocoa. Each mug holds 17 ounces and is dishwasher- and microwave-safe. The mugs are available in four colors. 

  29. Kitchen Linens Set
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    This set is not only a perfect gift but also a great bargain! Bought individually, these pieces would cost you at least double what this set costs. It includes two silicone oven mitts, two pot holders, two kitchen towels, and four dishcloths. 

  31. Entryway Doormat 
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    This doormat absorbs water and mud, so it’s perfect for the entryway of their new home. The raised fabric helps scrape dirt, sand, snow, and other yucky things you don’t want tracked into the house! The mat measures 24 x 36 inches and comes in several colors. 

  33. DIY Succulent and Cactus Growing Kit
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    Even loved ones without a green thumb can grow (and maintain) succulents and cacti, even if they’ve killed every other kind of houseplant. This DIY kit includes four planters, four drip trays, one cactus seeds mix, one succulent seed mix, peat soil, perlite pouch, fertilizer, and detailed planting instructions. The plants can be grown indoors or outdoors. 

  35. Tool Kit
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    Many home repairs and projects are easy to DIY if you have the right tool for the right job. This kit will ensure they have the basics to hang pictures and assemble furniture. The kit contains 40 essentials and a handy storage case. 

  37. Throw Blanket
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    Nothing beats snuggling up on the couch for a cozy nap! This elegant throw is perfect for a rainy day nap. Made of super-soft acrylic, the blanket is available in two sizes, 50 x 60 or 60 x 80, and several colors. 

  39. Electric Kettle 
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    This high-quality 1.8-liter electric kettle is perfect for heating tea, instant coffee, and cup-a-soups water. The kettle shuts off automatically 30 seconds after the water reaches a full boil or if it detects an empty carafe. The cord is connected to the base, which can be lifted from the carafe for cordless pouring. 

  41. Spice Kit
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    This is the perfect housewarming gift for friends or family members who love to cook. The stainless steel rack rotates and holds 20 jars of spices. Each glass jar is labeled and has a sifter top. The jars include basil, marjoram, rosemary, and more. But here’s the best part! This housewarming gift is eligible for five years of free spice refills of the spices that come with the rack! Double your gift-giving with one for the new homeowner and one for yourself! 

  43. Dish and Hand Soap Dispensers
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    These two glass soap dispensers are great for the bathroom and kitchen sinks. Each bottle holds 16 ounces and has a little wooden ID tag. The set includes two silicon mats so the bottles won’t slip off the edge of the sink and a funnel so they can be refilled easily. 

  45. Pyrex Baking Dishes
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    Every kitchen needs a set of Pyrex baking dishes! They’re perfect for baking and cooking things like casseroles. One dish measures 13 x 9 inches and the other 11 x 7 inches.