42 Best Housewarming Gifts for Men and Women in 2023

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Housewarming Gifts New Homeowners Will Appreciate for 2022

Moving to a new home is an exciting milestone that deserves to be celebrated. Whether it’s a close friend, family member, or a couple, a thoughtful housewarming gift can go a long way to make their new space feel like home. But, let’s face it, finding the perfect gift can be a daunting task. Luckily, we’ve done the research and found the 42 best housewarming gifts for both men and women to make your search a little easier.

Practical gifts are always a great option, and kitchen gadgets are a fantastic choice for those who love to cook. A high-quality knife set or a smart coffee maker can make a big difference in the kitchen. If you prefer traditional gifts, personalized doormats or a basket filled with snacks and treats are perfect options to make their new space feel more welcoming.

If you want to add a little fun to your gift, a funny doormat or quirky wall art can bring a smile to their faces. And for those with a green thumb, a housewarming plant gift can add some natural beauty to their new home.

So, without further ado, here are 42 of the best housewarming gifts for men and women that are sure to impress:

    • our favorite
    kitchen towel set

    The set includes a dozen towels – six are white, and six are one of seven color choices. These towels are 15 inches X 25 inches. They are both luxurious and functional. The soft, absorbent towels are delicate on the skin yet highly durable. Organic and natural material makes them reliable and safe.

    +Usable on polished surfaces
    -Should be washed before using.
    Buy from Amazon
    • Cheese/Charcuterie Board

      This cheese and charcuterie tray swivels open to a diameter of 18 inches but stores in a compact wedge. An integrated drawer has a three-piece cheese knife set. The board offers a stylish way to serve cheese and appetizers. Another source for boards that serve as charcuterie trays is Forest Decor.

      +Food safe and FDA approved
      -A bit tricky to align the sections when open
      Buy from Amazon
      • Quilted Throw Blanket

        You can use both sides of this luxurious, reversible throw. The blanket has been preshrunk and prewashed for maximum coziness and durability. It has exquisite vintage printing that combines vibrant colors and multiple elements for a decorative and unique throw. The blanket has enough weight to be comfortable and is lightweight enough to keep from overheating.

        +Available in four sizes
        -Some complaints about feeling coarse
        Buy from Amazon
        • Pyrex Food Storage Containers

          This assortment of glass containers keeps the freezer and fridge organized. The set includes three one-cup round containers, three two-cup round containers, three three-cup rectangular containers, and three four-cup round containers. The high-quality tempered glass is preheated oven, microwave, freezer, and dishwasher safe.

          +Does not absorb food stains, flavors, or odors
          -Lids may not seal as well as plastic containers
          Buy from Amazon
          • Picture Frame Set

            There are ten picture frames in the set that consists of four 4 x 6-inch frames, four 5 x 7-inch frames, and two 8 x 10-inch frames. They are ideal for cherished memories. The frames come with hardware to use for hanging. Hang them horizontally or vertically or display on a desktop or table.

            +Sturdy backboards
            -Minor complaints about hardware
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            • Ceramic Vase Set

              The elements of Chinese water-ink painting were adopted in designing these vases. Decorate with dried or fresh flowers. White or blue flowers are recommended. The hand-painted splash on the surface creates a unique aesthetic. The moderate openings of the vases are ideal for showing off four to six stems.

              +Multiple applications
              -Some complaints about small size
              Bonus Tips: These are elegant vases that can be used in a hallway, fireplace area, bedroom, or living room.

              Buy from Amazon
              • Watercolor Home Portrait

                Beautifully crafted home portraits are ideal personalized housewarming gifts. Send a high-resolution photo of the home to ETSY CONVERSATIONS. The image is digitally transferred to a watercolor product. Supply the family name and address and choose one of four fonts. The picture will be emailed as a digital download, printed on quality paper, or printed on finished wood and framed.

                +Available in ten sizes
                -A request for more flexibility in detail choices
                Buy from Etsy
                • Casper Glow Night Light

                  This night light features two thoughtfully designed modes. A Sleep Mode is ideal for the bedroom. It has an Ambient Light Sensor that turns off automatically when it detects brightness. The Night Owl Mode increases in brightness when nearby movement is detected. It minimizes disruption of trips out of bed and softly illuminates the path.

                  +Gentle, indirect pool of light
                  -Night Owl Mode stays bright when activated
                  Buy from Amazon
                  • our favorite
                  Ring Video Doorbell

                  Customizable privacy settings, enhanced dual-band Wi-Fi, built-in Alexis Greeting, Advanced Motion Detection, Two-Way Talk, and Quick Replies are among the 1080p, upgraded HD wired video doorbell features. You get motion-activated alerts on a PC, tablet, or phone. The Ring app permits Live View checking in at home anytime.

                  +Everything is controlled with one app
                  -A cloud subscription is sold separately
                  Buy from Amazon
                  • DEWALT 20V Max Cordless Drill

                    Tools are excellent housewarming gifts for men. This lightweight and compact drill fit in tight places. The high-performance motor puts out 300-unit watts. A high-speed transmission provides two speeds for drilling and fastening applications. There is a drill bit set with easy-to-remove bits and customizable placements.

                    +Clear lid allows seeing contents at a glance
                    -Description does not state made in Mexico or China
                    Buy from Amazon
                    • Wine Bar Serving Cart

                      The bar service cart has two-tier shelves. At the top, there is room for seven bottles of wine and six wine glasses. Place the bottles horizontally to maintain their freshness. There is also plenty of room for desserts, fruit, platters, etc. It is a cart ideal for bar or home use.

                      -Some complaints about the screws
                      Buy from Amazon
                      • Prep and Serve Mixing Bowls

                        Ceramic mixing bowls like these are ideal for the kitchen. The circle pattern on the outside of the bowls makes grabbing them easy. They are an example of modern convenience and classic style. The bowls are stable and anti-scratch. An electric hand mixer can be used with these nesting bowls.

                        +Dishwasher safe
                        Bonus Tips: The natural glazed makes the bowls easy to clean.

                        Buy from Amazon
                        • most popular
                        Echo Dot Smart Speaker with Clock

                        The Echo Dot with a clock is Amazon’s most popular smart speaker that adds Alexa to your nightstand. It is a compact, sleek design that delivers balanced bass and crisp vocals for a full sound. The speaker has an LED display that shows time, timers, and alarms. Tap the top to activate the snooze alarm.

                        -Fabric only covers 2/3 of the speaker
                        Buy from Amazon
                        • Linen Sheets Set

                          DAPU linen sheets are made from high-quality French-grown flax. It is processed without additives or chemicals and harvested in an eco-friendly manner. The stone-washed sheets have a glossy finish. They are durable and soft to the touch. These sheets get softer each time they are washed. The set includes two pillowcases, a flat sheet, and fitted sheet.

                          +Available in four sizes and nine colors
                          -Do not tumble dry
                          Buy from Amazon
                          • Six-Piece Towel Bath Set

                            The towel set consists of two bath towels, two hand towels, and two washcloths. They are made with heavyweight Egyptian Cotton for durability, absorbency, and softness. The towels are machine washable and dryable. Washing the separately the first time is best because of lint that will diminish but does not affect the towels’ performance, feel, or look.

                            +Available in ten colors
                            -Shed a lot of lint
                            Buy from Amazon
                            • KitchenAid Stand Mixer

                              The mixer’s ten-speed slide controls range from a very slow stir to a fast whip. Three mixing tools are included. There is a power hub for more attachments. The hub cover is not hinged. With 22 colors from which to choose, you can match a person’s personality and style.

                              +15 optional attachments available
                              Buy from Amazon
                              • Crystal Wine Glasses

                                These crystal wine glasses are housewarming gift ideas that pair an exquisite art form and sensory details. They are luxurious, stunning, and sophisticated. The glasses are unique housewarming gifts guaranteed to please. These Elixir glasses are made from ultra-clarity, lead-free crystal. They have the flair and sparkle of delicate crystal stemware.

                                +Tempered for durability
                                -Some shipping issues
                                Buy from Amazon
                                • Set of Pots and Pans

                                  These healthy nonstick pots and pans meet all your family and kitchen needs. The 16-piece set includes a 9.5-inch frying pan, an 11-inch frying pan, a five-quart stockpot and lid, an eight-quart stockpot and lid, and a three-quart saucepan and lid, a shovel, a spoon, three sponges, and three potholders.

                                  +Uses less oil, easier to clean
                                  -Avoid extreme heat
                                  Bonus Tips: A transparent lid permits keeping a close eye on cooking while locking in flavor.

                                  Buy from Amazon
                                  • Gooseneck Electric Kettle

                                    To-the-degree temperature control allows brewing a favorite coffee or tea like a professional. Turn the dial to select a temperature from 100° F to 212° F. The kettle coaxes out the different coffee beans’ aromas, like citrus and floral. This machine automatically holds the temperature for ten minutes and can be set to hold for two hours. 

                                    +Tone beeps when water is ready, can be set to mute
                                    -Kettle must be on the base to shut off
                                    Buy from Amazon
                                    • Large Custom Doormat

                                      The high-quality doormat is the ideal addition to a home. UV printed with long-lasting ink ensures the home gives an excellent first impression. There are four designs to choose that will freshen any entryway with a custom welcome mat. It is mildew, rot, and stain-resistant.

                                      +Personalized housewarming gifts for friends
                                      -One complaint about design approval
                                      Buy from Etsy
                                      • Custom Metal Address Sign

                                        If you are looking for simple, practical housewarming gifts, this custom metal address sign will dress up the outdoor patio or facade of the home. There are three colors and three sizes from which to choose. You can feel confident about choosing a design to match the style of the recipient’s home.

                                        +Can also be used indoors
                                        -No returns or exchanges accepted
                                        Buy from Etsy
                                        • Personalized Address Stamp

                                          Great housewarming gifts show you chose something just for the new homeowners. They can put their stamp on the mail they send with this device customized for them, down to the three types of stampers and the ink color. The size of the stamp is approximately 1-inch x 2.5 inches

                                          +Stamp leaves clean impression
                                          -Ten-dollar fee for cancellation
                                          Buy from Etsy
                                          • Pet Food and Water Bowl

                                            Make sure pets settle into a new home with a set of food and water bowls. The bone-shaped dog gift bowl is food-grade silicone that holds the bowls and prevents them from skidding or tipping when the pet eats or drinks. A raised mate catches most splashes and spills to keep the floor clean.

                                            +Available in four sizes and eight colors
                                            - A $6.95 fee to return the product
                                            Buy from Amazon
                                            • New Home Candle

                                              Candles are great housewarming gifts. This one has notes of musk, oakmoss, sandalwood, lime, cedarwood, and jasmine for a refreshing and calming scent. The burn time is 60 to 80 hours. Filling a home with fragrances reminds people of moments, places, and people that matter most. The crafted scent kindles the senses.

                                              +All-natural soy wax
                                              -Wick needs to be trimmed to 1/4-inch before use
                                              Bonus Tips: Candles should burn for two to three hours at a time, then be extinguished completely.

                                              Buy from Amazon
                                              • Personalized Zip Code Pillow

                                                This lovely, light pillow cover is something homeowners will showcase in their new abode. You can order it with or without a pillow insert. The cover is crafted from lightweight linen available in four colors – light gray, rose, off-white, and natural. It features a modern text font to display an address number, zip code, and more.

                                                +Available in two sizes
                                                -No vibrant color choices
                                                Bonus Tips: Inserts are slightly smaller than the cover to ensure a snug fit.

                                                Buy from Etsy
                                                • SimpliSafe Wireless Home Security System

                                                  The device is ready to protect when taken out of the box. No tools are required. Plug in the base station and place the sensors. The pioneering signal burst technology is powerful enough for a home of any size. It has a range of up to 1000 feet. A panic button triggers the alarm and dispatches the police quickly.

                                                  +24-hour battery, dual Wi-Fi and cellular connections
                                                  -Extra cost for professional monitoring and cloud recording
                                                  Buy from Amazon
                                                  • "Homebody" by Joanna Gaines

                                                    Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave is what you need for inspiration for a new home design plan. A home should reflect the personalities of those who live there. The book helps embrace and navigate an authentic design style. It provides an in-depth look into creating spaces.

                                                    +High-quality printing and binding
                                                    -More of a picture book than a guide
                                                    Buy from Amazon
                                                    • Rustic Wood Wine Rack

                                                      The high-quality radiata pine wood wine rack has a metal frame with strong bearing capacity and is durable, heat-resistant, and dampproof. An ideal combination of iron and wood is a beautiful way to display favorite wines on a bar table or countertop. It creates a storage solution that takes up little space.

                                                      +Rustic wood matches nearly any decor
                                                      -Holds only standard sized bottles
                                                      Buy from Amazon
                                                      • Drink Coasters and Holder

                                                        Six round ceramic coasters are housed in a black metal holder. The holder keeps things tidy. A cork back on the coasters prevents coasters from falling off the table and avoids scratching furniture. The coasters are super-absorbent to quickly absorb spilled coffee or soda stains in ten to 15 seconds.

                                                        +Comes in gift box packaging
                                                        -Not dishwasher safe
                                                        Buy from Amazon
                                                        • sponsored
                                                        Olive Wood Cutting Board

                                                        Natural olive wood is used to make this beautifully handcrafted cutting board. It provides plenty of room for chopping, dicing, slicing, and cutting cheese, vegetables, meat, etc. The board can be used for traditional meal preparation or a charcuterie board. It goes well in rustic home decor or a farmhouse kitchen.

                                                        +Each board is unique in size and appearance
                                                        -Must be treated with olive oil to retain luster
                                                        Buy from Forest Decor
                                                        • Wine Chiller and Tumblers

                                                          Housewarming gifts for couples have something for both people. This gift set consists of a chilled bottle holder and a pair of stylish, seamless wine tumblers. Connoisseurs know how important temperature is with certain types of wine. The stainless steel bottle holder is vacuum insulated to keep wine at the preferred temperature.

                                                          +No metallic taste or smell
                                                          Buy from Amazon
                                                          • 'Love & Lemons Every Day' Cookbook

                                                            This classic cookbook pretties up the counter and shows the kitchen some love. The recipients will love the bright hardcover book that gives the kitchen a polished look. They will be equally excited about the book’s easy and fresh everyday recipes. There are smart tips for healthier, happier eating.

                                                            +It a resource full of cooking information
                                                            -Small print and light colors
                                                            Bonus Tips: The book is available in Kindle and spiral-bound formats

                                                            Buy from Amazon
                                                            • This Is Us Wall Decor

                                                              The exquisite frame is MDF wood that is finished with handmade string art. It is carefully designed to add beauty to a room and showcase favorite photos. The measurements are 13.5 inches x 5.5 inches. There are six wooden clips to use for hanging pictures. Mounting rope and hardware are included

                                                              +Functional frame
                                                              Buy from Amazon
                                                              • Retro Wall Clock

                                                                Bring back the charm from 60 years ago with this wall clock that features quiet, non-ticking sweep movement. There is no dealing with annoying sounds. You are investing in a quality clock that can be hung in the bathroom, bedroom, living room, or kitchen. The sharply colored hands contrast with the pale face.

                                                                +Available in 12 colors
                                                                -Battery a bit difficult to change
                                                                Buy from Amazon
                                                                • Shark Stick Vacuum

                                                                  The shark stick vacuum has a low-profile design and excellent control for ultra-powerful cleaning on hard floors and carpets. It transforms into a handheld vacuum by touching a button. The portable vacuum cleans above the floor to access areas that are hard to reach and tackles pet hair.

                                                                  -Emptying process is a little cumbersome
                                                                  Buy from Amazon
                                                                  • Picnic Basket Set

                                                                    The food compartment is 14 x 12 x 8 inches and easily keeps drinks and snacks for four people hot or cold for hours. You can put ice in the insulated lining to chill beverages without getting the picnic basket wet. There are four plates, forks, knives, spoons, wine glasses, washable napkins: salt and pepper shakers, and a beer corkscrew.

                                                                    +Padded carry handle and wide shoulder strap
                                                                    Buy from Amazon
                                                                    • Linen Tablecloth

                                                                      High-quality dyes are used for this linen tablecloth that will not easily fade. It is polyester linen that is smooth and soft. Tassels give the tablecloth an exquisite look. Use it inside or outside for parties, in the garden, on the patio, dining room, living room, or kitchen.

                                                                      +Available in six colors and five sizes
                                                                      -Vague washing instructions
                                                                      Bonus Tips: The recommended overhang size is eight to 12 inches at each end.

                                                                      Buy from Amazon
                                                                      • Cast Iron Dutch Oven

                                                                        For gourmet cooks, a Dutch oven is among the most used housewarming gifts for friends. They use it to braise meat, simmer soups, and bake bread. There is nothing like the smell of long-bubbling, slow-cooked meals made in this cast iron oven. Large handles make lifting easier when weighed down with some delicious contents.

                                                                        +Excellent for induction cooktops
                                                                        -Exposed cast iron requires some maintenance
                                                                        Buy from Amazon
                                                                        • Brass Mezuzah

                                                                          Mezuzah means doorpost. Jewish homes often feature a mezuzah affixed to a door frame to remind them of God’s presence. This beautifully made item is solid brass and will not rust. Instructions for proper placement are included. It is a simple, meaningful gift for someone of the Jewish faith.

                                                                          +Reasonably priced
                                                                          -No hardware provided for attachment
                                                                          Buy from Amazon
                                                                          • Globe Decanter Set

                                                                            An eight-in-one set consists of a decanter, four engraved world map glasses, a wooden tray, a pouring funnel, and a bottle stopper. You can fill the decanter with any alcoholic beverage. Skillful artisans make it from lead-free glass. The decanter belongs on the list of housewarming gifts for men who have everything.

                                                                            +Stopper keeps beverages aromatic and flavorful
                                                                            Buy from Amazon
                                                                            • Leather Valet Box

                                                                              Practical housewarming gifts can be a challenge for the guy who has everything. The leather valet box helps keep rings, watches, and other accessories secure, even when moved as the recipient settles into his new place. You can keep the box on a bedside table to organize the accessories.

                                                                              +Useful and stylish
                                                                              -No place for charging cords
                                                                              Bonus Tips: The valet is made of high-quality, chocolate brown faux leather trimmed with light brown stitching.

                                                                              Buy from Amazon
                                                                              • Bird Garden Decor

                                                                                The funny bird statue is a highly detailed sculpted resin. This garden decor is durable and waterproof. It resists most outdoor nature factors, such as sun exposure and rain. The statue resists fading, chipping, and cracking. It brings natural charm and peach to a garden. Garden accessories add a joyful atmosphere to a lawn, porch, patio, or planter.

                                                                                +Can be used indoors also
                                                                                -A solar light would be a nice addition
                                                                                Buy from Amazon

                                                                              Frequently Asked Questions

                                                                              What are some good housewarming gifts for men?

                                                                              Practical goods like barware, smart home assistants, and culinary gadgets can make excellent housewarming gifts for guys. Traditional gifts like monogrammed doormats, throw blankets, or houseplants are another option.

                                                                              What are some unique housewarming gifts for women?

                                                                              There are countless options available when selecting unique housewarming gifts for women. You can’t go wrong with customized address stamps, personalized picture frames, or vintage decor that gives their new house a nostalgic feel. An elegant candle set, a plush throw blanket, or a lovely indoor plant, on the other hand, can be ideal for assisting them in settling into their new location in style and comfort. The secret is to choose a piece that not only expresses their personality, but also cheers up and warms up their new home.

                                                                              What are some funny housewarming gifts to give?

                                                                              Funny housewarming gifts can be a great way to bring some laughter to a new home. Consider a humorous doormat, quirky wall art, or a novelty kitchen gadget. If you know the person’s sense of humor well, you can also opt for a custom-made gift that is sure to make them smile.

                                                                              What are some traditional housewarming gifts?

                                                                              Traditional housewarming gifts typically have symbolic meanings and can include items such as bread, salt, and honey. Other traditional gifts can include personalized doormats, a lucky bamboo plant, or a cookbook with family recipes.

                                                                              What are some practical housewarming gifts to give?

                                                                              Practical housewarming gifts can include items like kitchen gadgets, smart home devices, and high-quality bedding or linens. A useful toolkit, an air purifier, or a quality coffee maker are also great practical options that can be used daily in a new home.

                                                                              What are some good housewarming gifts for couples?

                                                                              Housewarming gifts for couples can include items that both partners can use and enjoy, such as personalized wall art, a cozy throw blanket, or a set of wine glasses. You can also consider a subscription to a meal kit service, a board game, or a home organization tool to help them settle into their new space.


                                                                              Great housewarming gifts are a thoughtful way of congratulating people who move into their first home. Small touches make a new house feel like home. The items mentioned above provide housewarming gift ideas to make the moving process more pleasant. There are 42 items from which to choose.