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47 best housewarming gift ideas that are unique, personal and practical for new homes

Housewarming gifts that are actually useful

In need of a housewarming gift? If you've scrolled through endless pages of cups and glasses and are still seeking something different, you've come to the right place. Allow us to help you think outside the box – from personalised new home presents to unique finds. Check out these amazing new home gifts that will be a hit with homeowners…

The best housewarming gift ideas

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Best housewarming gifts for couples

new-home-key-holder

No more forgetting where you've put your keys – how cute is this hook for couples? And it can be personalised with their new door number and initials! 

New home couples key holder, £12, Etsy

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amazon-platter

A nifty platter for lots of nibbles – this wooden tray with removable dishes will be an ideal addition for movie nights and dinner parties. Perfect for couples who like entertaining. 

Rotating serving platter, £21.99, Amazon

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alphabet-towels

So there's no mistaking whose is whose, these towels have a stylish initial on them. Plus, the chic grey tone will ensure they go with any kitchen or bathroom decor.

Alphabet towel, from £7.50, Marks & Spencer

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wine-carafe

A personalised carafe? Wine not! A dinner party item which will get used and admired time and time again. All you need to add is the wine. 

Sagaform wine carafe with personalised stopper, £41, Lisa Angel

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cheese-knives

This brie-lliant gift will delight cheese lovers by adding a boujee feel to cheese and wine parties. We love the agate handles and fancy gold finish - so chic!

Agate cheese knives, £24, Amara

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Best housewarming gift baskets and hampers

fortnum-and-mason-hamper

The crème de la crème of hampers, this Fortnum and & Mason beauty will be well received, trust us. Complete with everything from salted caramel biscuits to the finest Champagne. Heavenly. 

The housewarming hamper, £130, Fortnum & Mason

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mandshamper

Afternoon tea treats will be the perfect welcome to any new home. Plus the stylish wicker basket can be used for throws or fire logs afterwards - win, win. 

The Kensington teatime hamper, £40, Marks & Spencer

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wine-gift-box

When you can't decide, red or white? Go for both! This wine hamper is an ideal new home gift that's a real people pleaser. 

Best of both wine hamper, £39, Hampers

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john-lewis-hamper

From prosecco to a cute candle, this is the bumper gift that does it all. Pick it up in your local John Lewis or order online to make their day. 

New home gift bag, £50, John Lewis

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Best housewarming gifts for new homeowners

glass-number-sign

A modern door number sign to be admired by friends, family and delivery drivers alike. We adore this personalised plaque from Getting Personal. 

Acrylic house sign, £16.99, Getting Personal

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original_new-home-signature-gift-box

Why not provide a warm welcome in the form of a gorgeous gift box with mugs, coffee, tea, chocolate and a cute keyring? They will be thrilled with this bumper package. 

Walter & May new home gift box, £44, NotOnTheHighStreet

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cleaning-home-bundle

Give the gift of a sparkling home with a very useful cleaning bundle. Plus, this winter sparkle range will jazz up any cleaning caddy. We're sure Mrs Hinch would approve. 

Winter cleaning bundle, £9.49, Bother

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candle

Cosy evenings made even cuter with this home sweet home candle – and the best news is that it'll go with any colour scheme so you don't need to wait until they decorate. 

Home sweet home candle, £16, Katie Loxton

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original_personalised-house-number-colourful-unframed-wall-art

A vibrant addition to any room, this house number picture comes in four shades and six different sizes. Select the perfect one for your pal and watch the delight on their face.

House number wall art, £8.50, NotOnTheHighStreet

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keyring-coordinates

The sweetest keyring to go on a new set of keys, complete with address coordinates and names. The only thing you need to decide is whether to order the gold, rose gold or silver version. 

Personalised coordinates keyring, £12, Etsy

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wool-throw

A cosy throw that's beautifully bespoke – an essential for winter nights and snuggling up by the fire. Plus, it'll be great for the 'gram!

Personalised wool throw, £85, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Best housewarming gifts for students

noah-new-home-box

Perfect for students and new homeowners alike, these genius Noah home starter kits have all the essentials. Think pots, pans, cutlery and crockery all in one handy package. 

Home starter kits, from £179, Noah

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neon-sign-argos

No kitchen party would be complete without a neon sign (even Amanda Holden is a fan of them) and this one can be personalised to say anything you like. 

Personalisable neon sign, £13, Argos

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That-Boutique-y-Gin-Company-Retro-Gin-Fridge-

A sure-fire hit in student halls, this adorable gin set with a selection of tasty tipples is a real winner. And it makes a handy storage tin once the bottles are empty. 

That Boutique-y Gin Company gin set, £39.95, Master of Malt

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weekly-plan-pad

From revision sessions to nights at the pub, this planner is perfect for it all. A productivity present that they will thank you for later. 

Weekly planner, £10, Lovendu

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Best housewarming gifts for women

usb-diffuser

Bring an injection of zen into any home office with this genius USB-powered diffuser. Perfect for calm Friday afternoons or a mid-week meditation lunch break. 

Portable electronic diffuser, £19.50, Marks & Spencer

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bloom-wild-flowers

A bunch of flowers is a lovely gesture, but how about a fresh bouquet every month? A flower subscription is a unique housewarming gift that will keep them smiling.

Flower subscriptions, from £17, Bloom & Wild

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brownies-marks-spencer

Tasty treats straight through the letterbox – what's not to love? Salted caramel brownies are the housewarming gift that will leave them smiling. 

Letterbox brownies, £12, Marks & Spencer

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espa-spray

A fragrant delicate mist that can be used in any room, on linen and even on your body! Ideal for those who like a luxurious atmosphere in their home.

Soothing atmosphere mist, £25, ESPA home

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Best housewarming gifts for men

typo-speaker

Give the gift of singing in the shower with this stylish shower speaker. It's small and stylish but packs a real punch when it comes to tunes. 

Typo shower speaker, £20, ASOS

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beer-opener

Making beer o'clock even more fun – this personalised plaque will go down a treat. Add their name and a personalised message to make the present extra special. 

Wall-mounted bottle opener, £18.95, Etsy

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coffee-machine

Give the gift of a morning pick-me-up with this swanky-looking coffee machine. Just imagine how chic it will look in their brand-new kitchen. 

Tassimo by Bosch Coffee machine £39.99, Curry's

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Best housewarming gifts for families

doormat

Proving doormats don't have to be boring, introducing this rainbow delight to brighten any entranceway. It'll deliver come rain or shine!

Rainbow doormat, £16.99, Amazon

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emma-bridgewater-gloves

These twee oven gloves are the perfect addition to any country-chic kitchen. Even more ideal if they are a keen baker.

Bumblebee oven glove, £20, Emma Bridgewater

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lakeland-casserole-pot

If it's good enough for Bake Off star Prue Leith, then it's good enough to gift. This casserole dish from her very own range is stylish and practical.

Casserole Dish, £42, Lakeland

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moonpig-new-home-card

Give a giggle to the family movers with this brilliant card which can be personalised easily at moonpig.com

New home card £3.49, Moonpig

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biscuit-tin

Just add cookies before gifting. A beautiful kitchen addition that the kids will take no time in raiding.

Rustic biscuit tin, £12, Dunelm

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Best housewarming gifts for eco-conscious friends

glass-straws

Eco-conscious friends will adore the thoughtfulness of this gift. From daily use to party essentials, these genius reusable straws will be well used. 

Reusable glass straws, £10, Oliver Bonas

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eco-kitchen

This zero-waste kitchen essentials kit is the perfect starting point for eco-warriors who have moved into a new pad. We love the wooden washing up brush which is perfect for next to the sink. 

Kitchen zero waste set, £18.99, Amazon

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philips-smart-bulbs

This ultra-handy kit allows you to turn your normal light fittings into smart lights. They can then be turned up, down on and via your phone. Welcome to the future!

Smart lighting starter kit, £69.99, Philips

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Best housewarming gifts for plant lovers

hm-planter

This best-selling planter from H&M is an affordable housewarming gift that green-fingered fans will love. Add a spider plant and you're good to go. 

Rattan planter, £12.99, H&M

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propagation-station

Move over terrariums, propagation stations are where it is at! Let them get stuck into gardening with this super-cool stand. 

Propagation station, £20.96, Etsy

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kew-gardens-tools

The finest tools for the job – gift to a gardening fan and expect Chelsea Flower Show level of results.

Garden tool set, £30.49, John Lewis

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planter

An adorable planter in an on-trend sage green shade to fit perfectly on any balcony. Ideal for any flat owners out there.

Balcony planter, £15, Argos

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argos-plant

A pretty plant that can't be killed – ideal for those who love greenery but don't like the commitment that comes with keeping them alive. 

Habitat faux bonsai plant, £18, Argos

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Best housewarming gifts for stylish pals

Seville-White-bed-linen

Nothing beats fresh white sheets, and they will always make for a lovely new home gift no matter the recipient. The range from DUSK will not disappoint. 

Seville bed linen collection, from £18, DUSK

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salt-pepper

Salt and pepper shaking never looked so good. A housewarming gift that will make Instagram for sure. Plus, there are matching items in the range, should you wish to go all out!

Tile salt and pepper shakers, £16, Anthropologie

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london-brick-vase

Forget shy and retiring vases, this pop-art brick style will stand out in their brand-new home. Ideal for all of those new home bunches of flowers that they will be receiving. 

London brick vase, £39, MADE

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matalan-wall-hanging

All hail Matalan for bringing bohemian chic on a budget. We adore this cool monochrome wall hanging and we hope your recipients do just as much. 

Tufted wall hanging, £12, Matalan

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wall-clock

Nature meets luxury when it comes to this statement timepiece – it's time to swiftly checkout with this beauty!

Agate wall clock, £54.99, Robert Dyas

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the-white-company

Handwashing gets luxe with a little help from The White Company – this is the perfect duo to have beside the sink and the chic packaging will match any interiors. 

Lime and bay hand wash and lotion set, £28, The White Company

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ciara-cutlery-set

A pretty yet practical housewarming gift. Give their house the Midas touch with a statement cutlery set in this golden hue. So. On. Trend.

Ciara cutlery set, £29.76, Wayfair

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