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New Home Gift Ideas


New homes are full of new beginnings and often require a bit of work to get everything in perfect shape. Even the most spectacular showcase homes may need some re-modeling or a fresh coat of paint. It's only natural that owners want to invite friends and family over for a housewarming after their hard work-or perhaps before the work has begun! Moving into a new home can be an exciting time, and the opportunity to grace someone's abode with a little gift is a time-honored tradition. From throw pillows to fancy drawer-pulls, our housewarming list includes just a few of our favorite things.

Gift Ideas
  • Storage and organization
  • Candleholders & candles
  • Fireplace accessories
  • Vase
  • Cookbook
  • Plants
  • Bedding
  • Chenille throw
  • Accent pillows
  • Stemware
  • Serving platters
  • Bar accessories
  • Welcome mat
  • Hurricane lantern
  • Decorating book
  • A stack of CDs
  • Coffee table book
  • Entryway catchall
Gift Certificate Ideas
Frequently Asked Questions

Should I give my friend a gift for her new home, even though she's not having a housewarming party?
Many people do enjoy giving a housewarming gift, party or not. It's the personal little touches that make a new house feel like a real home. Your gift is sure to be an appreciated addition as your friend settles in.

I've been invited to a cocktail hour housewarming party. Should I bring a gift?
Yes. It would be traditional to bring a gift to such an event. If you are wondering what gifts might be appropriate, take a look at a few of our gift and gift certificate ideas.

Should I open my housewarming gifts at my party?
Opening them at the party or afterwards is just fine. Many people will expect a tour of your new place, which may not leave much time for gift opening. It's entirely up to you.

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