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9 Housewarming Gifts for the Person Who Has Everything

Housewarming gifts etsy tiles and customizable blanket
Design: theSkimm | Image: Etsy, BaubleBar
Jul 18, 2022

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If someone you know is moving into a new home, you may be looking for the perfect gift to celebrate. But things can get a little tricky when the giftee in question basically already has it all. Toasters and succulents might not cut it. So we’ve rounded up a few housewarming gifts that are both useful and stylish, from elevated salt and pepper shakers to handmade coasters and beyond. And if you’re on a tight budget, check out our fave housewarming gifts under $50, too. Your wallet can thank us later. 

Frame-worthy puzzles they’ll love piecing together…

This bundle includes two 500-piece puzzles featuring designs perfect for the champagne-loving new homeowner. Each completed puzzle measures 19.25 x 26.6 inches and is printed on recycled paper. We rec pairing it with a puzzle frame so they can display their finished work of art in their new place. The brand also offers several other bundle options, from up to five 1,000-piece puzzles to an assortment of 500- and 1000-piece puzzles. ($38+, Piecework

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A coffee table book that displays the work of an iconic artist…

One can never have too many coffee table books, and this ode to French artist Yves Klein might become their new fave. With 96 pages of his most recognized works, they’ll be immersed in Klein’s world of blue — from his monochrome canvases to his famous silhouettes. ($15.99, Amazon)

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A reed diffuser perfect for their new house…

The scent of fresh linen and clean air will make this housewarming gift a staple in their new home. It’s got top notes of jasmine and cedarwood, mid notes of lime and sandalwood, and base notes of oakmoss and musk. This comes in a 4-ounce bottle that’ll last them up to three months. It’s also nontoxic and contains no lead, plastics, parabens, or synthetic dyes. Pro tip: Tell ’em to flip the reeds every two to three weeks to keep the scent fresh. ($39, Homesick)

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Colorful shakers to liven up their spice rack…

Because everyone uses salt and pepper, so why not house them in the most adorable containers? These tiled shakers are designed with floral motifs and vibrant colors, plus they come with a matching tray for easy display. And if you wanna go all out, take a look at the coordinating garden-tile-designed butter dish, measuring cups, and pie dish. Cutest kitchen ever, coming right up. ($22, Anthropologie)

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A housewarming gift perfect for their first gathering…

This one-of-a-kind cocktail gift set comes with two mixers and two cocktail rimmers made to pair with tequila. It includes a signature margarita mix, a blackberry basil smash cocktail mixer, a salty-sweet orange rimmer, and a pink Himalayan salt rimmer. Bottoms up. ($56.95, Williams Sonoma)

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A wineglass set that’ll keep their wine chilled…

It includes a wine bottle holder that’ll fit most bottle sizes thanks to its adjustable lid, plus two lined tumblers that come with slide-close lids if they wanna take their drinks on the go. The holders are all stainless steel, double walled, and vacuum insulated, so they can keep their bev cold for hours. It also comes in seven different colors and can be customized with the new homeowner’s initials or a cute “Happy housewarming” message. ($135.95, Vinglace)

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Handmade glass tile coasters…

So they can avoid water stains on all their new furniture. These are thick, durable, and come in nine different color combinations (we love the monochrome options). They’ve also got little pads on each corner to help prevent table scratches.  Pssst…these can handle high temps, so they can even use ’em for hot coffee mugs or tea cups. ($18/each, SubtleArtStudios via Etsy)

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A customizable smiley throw blanket (or blanket)…

With their initials that’ll act as the smiley face's eyes. This one’s a pink and red motif, knitted with yarn and super-soft, machine-washable acrylic, but there are five other color combos to choose from — like this muted gray and white option. It’s also available in two different sizes. It’s the perfect throw for Netflix nights on the couch, and they’ll think of you every time they cozy up to it. Aw. ($88+, Baublebar)

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Clog-style house slippers with a rubber sole…

So they won’t be sliding around at night. The easy slip-on design, wool outer, and comfy high fleece interior make these some of the comfiest shoes they’ll ever own. Plus, they come in 14 different colors and themes — including floral and animal designs. So if they’re obsessed with their cat or dog, these are a must. ($59.99+, L.L.Bean)

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