Housewarming gifts that are a mix of fun and functionality will be surely appreciated by new homeowners. Think about your friend's tastes and lifestyle while choosing gifts or you can take cues from their new home to find out what they will love to receive. Here are some ideas for housewarming gifts to inspire you. |
Barware New homeowners will love to receive cocktail glasses, ice buckets, decanters and bar tools. These barware essentials are helpful to set up a bar in their new home and to entertain in style. Choose high-quality bar essentials made from hand-blown glass and stainless steel. Barware in trendy designs like hammered metal or polished brass is a great choice for new homeowners. Fun items such as colorful shot glasses also make charming barware gifts.
Gift Cards Gift cards of home decor and kitchenware stores make practical housewarming gifts. When your friends set up their home they will often need spatulas, coasters and other odds and ends. With these gift cards, they can bring home anything they need. Choose gift cards that can be redeemed at all outlets or online so the new homeowners can use them easily. As these cards are available in multiple denominations, they are easy to choose from.
Home Decor Functional home decor accents such as doormats, pillow shams and vases are great housewarming gifts. Choose home decor accessories that will complement the decor style of the recipients' new home. Clear glass vases, pillow shams in neutral hues or plain LED candles are versatile accessories as they complement a wide range of home styles. Add a personal touch to these decor gifts by marking them with the recipients' monogram.
Plants Plants are a popular choice for housewarming gifts and there are many types you can choose from. Aromatic herbs such as lavender and basil are good choices for friends who like to cook. Succulents and cacti are easy to care for and are a good addition to home decor. Create terrariums with potting soil, cacti and decorative rocks and pebbles. Include instructions on how to care for the terrarium along with your gift.
Artwork Artwork makes the perfect housewarming gift and it's easy to select attractive art for different people with diverse tastes. Framed prints or black and white photos in beautiful frames are a good choice of artwork for new homeowners.
Authors Profile: Robin Lyndon is a certified interior designer and runs his own interior decoration consultancy. Robin especially loves decorating a home in wooden furniture and believes that nothing gives a home as warm and cozy a touch as all-wood furniture and decor. Robin loves reading up on new design ideas, and has a special interest in space saving techniques. Here Robin writes about Barware and Housewarming Gifts.
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