Moving into a new place is so exciting — there's something so fun about making the place your own (not to mention, having an excuse to decorate!). But, of course, the whole moving process also has a tendency to become overwhelming, too. That's why a thoughtful housewarming gift is more than just scoring fave-friend points; it can genuinely ease their transition and get them psyched about their space all over again. Even if right now, all they can see is the long list of repairs, renos, and things to do ahead of them.
Finding that just-right gift can be tricky though. You want to buy something that's considerate and aesthetically pleasing — something the new homeowners will truly enjoy. Whether your friends and loved ones like decor with serious style or monograms and personalized touches (and honestly, who doesn't?) — there's a little something for everyone here.— or they just love
The only thing better than having a towel nearby to clean up a mess is one with a saying so funny you'll literally laugh out loud as you clean up said spilled milk.
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Not only can you print a personalized message on the back of the gift, but you can also choose from more than 20 scents, like chocolate chip cookie and pink champagne.
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If your friend moved to another zip code, help them celebrate with a cozy pillow they can curl up next to while trying to memorize those five new numbers in their life.
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While a bottle of wine isn't exactly a new idea for a housewarming gift, it's certainly an appreciated one. Just toss it in a clever bag to make it feel special.
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Real talk: Whose home doesn't run on these three things? Show your friend you know them all too well with a brand-new doormat.
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Since your freshly-moved-in friend might not have gotten around to decorating yet, give them a custom monogram that will help others find a house they've never been to before.
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Sometimes the most appreciated gift is one that's cozy and will make unwinding after hosting friends a relaxing experience.
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Give your friend something they can hang on their understandably bare walls. This art can be custom made to feature the coordinates of their new home.
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If your friends celebrate Christmas, this hand-painted custom ornament will ensure they never forget the year they moved into their new home.
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Housewarming parties and cheese platters go hand in hand, which is why any host will appreciate this personalized board to serve their brie and cheddar.
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A coat hook with your friend's initials will look right at home in their entryway, and they'll be sure to get tons of use out of it.
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A set of coasters this cute ensures that no one in the house will ever forget to use them — no water stains in their future!
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When in doubt, beautiful soap is always a good call. Each of these luxurious, gold-dipped, handcrafted soaps is made with essential oils.
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A great way to celebrate your friends moving somewhere new is with art that proudly shows off their coordinates and a map of their new city.
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You really can't go wrong with a beautiful marble cheese board that also features a monogram, am I right?
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For the friend who has just moved to a new state and is feeling a little homesick, these state-scented candles will make them feel right at home again.
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Ensure that your friends never have to write out their return address again with a handmade, pre-inked custom rubber calligraphy stamp like this one.
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A gift that's both cute and totally practical? Stylish, customized grocery totes — it'll make carrying their groceries easier (and plastic-free!).
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Whether you choose their home state or their new state (if they've just made a big move), a floral home state sign like this one will look totally stunning as wall art, and it comes in multiple patterns.
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You really can't go wrong with a good monogram, as these beautiful gold initial drinking glasses prove.
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Help your new homeowner friends stay cozy with a throw blanket that's also a reminder of what home really means.
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Lovers of bold colors and all things rustic will appreciate this bright yellow "home sweet home" painted wood slice sign — it can go outdoors or indoors, wherever they desire.
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This skeleton key ornament comes with a hand-stamped address tag, and it can be hung just about anywhere in your friend's new home (even on a Christmas tree!).
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Whether this gift is for a couple from two different states or for someone who's just made a big move, this map outline throw pillow with hearts connected from state to state is a thoughtful option.
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Nothing says "Welcome to your new city!" like cool map wall art, and this typography print is no exception.
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A bottle of wine is fine, but it's better if you add something they can use long past their housewarming party, like this marble wine cooler. And as a bonus, this one doubles as a vase or a planter, so they can give it an alternative use if they prefer.
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Another option to accompany a bottle of wine? Some accessories any wine lover will appreciate, like these gold geometric wine charms with a matching bottle stopper.
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A custom house number plaque like this one is a great gift for helping your new homeowner friends really settle in.
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For a small gift for someone with a big sense of humor, try a funny mug like this one that says "mother effing home owner" — it's guaranteed to make them smile every time they make a cup of coffee.
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Celebrate the state your loved ones live in with this custom string art wall decor. The heart can be placed anywhere you want it — whether that's in the capital city, or another city if they live elsewhere.
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