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Housewarming gift ideas

In need of a housewarming present? Whether you’re buying for a friend, family member, or even a new neighbour, we’ll help you find the right gift to help them settle in.

Housewarming gift ideas.

What makes a good housewarming gift?

Housewarming presents don’t have to be big or expensive to be appreciated. In fact, gifts that are useful and serve a purpose are often better received. If you're not sure of your recipient's taste, food hampers and bottles of wine are a safe bet.

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Traditional housewarming gifts

If you fancy giving a more traditional gift, here's some ideas to inspire you.

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New home candle

A luxury candle makes a lovely gift for a new homeowner. With the warm and cosy atmosphere it creates, they’ll instantly feel at home.

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Potted plant

For a housewarming gift that's both practical and beautiful, opt for a potted plant. Try to find one that needs less attention, so they’ll be able to enjoy it for years to come.

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Salt and pepper mill

Giving salt to a new homeowner is a popular custom that dates back many generations. So to carry on the tradition why not gift a stylish salt and pepper mill set.

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Welcome mat

What better way to christen their new place than with a welcome mat. With so many styles to choose from, you’re sure to find one that suits their new surroundings.

Great gifts for all new home owners

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Housewarming gifts for couples

If you’re buying a present for a couple, find something they'll both enjoy. It could be a set of wine glasses or coffee mugs, or perhaps a letter tray to help them organise their mail. Feeling creative? Why not bake them a cake and personalise it with a little message.

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First home gifts

When it comes to first-time homeowners, practical gifts are often the best. Think about something they wouldn't necessary buy themselves, like a tool set, cookbook or collection of cleaning supplies. Alternatively, you could put together a hamper of useful things like stationery, batteries and light bulbs.

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Funny housewarming gifts

Moving house is exciting but also stressful, so a gift that makes them laugh will be greatly appreciated. It could be something unconventional like a quirky gadget, or maybe a novelty item that you know will tickle their funny bone.

Thoughtful housewarming gifts

Buying a new house is a milestone for many people, so why not mark the occasion with a meaningful gift. This could be a beautifully framed photograph or item of sentimental value. Whatever you choose, they’re sure to cherish it.

More help and inspiration

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Experience day gifts

Thrill, pamper, indulge and delight loved ones.

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Party supplies

Need ideas for throwing a housewarming party?

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House moving tips

Ready for the big move?

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Tea gifts

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