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

Housewarming gifts that are actually useful

Looking for a perfect housewarming gift? If you're looking for 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 fabulous new home gifts that will be a hit with homeowners…

The best housewarming gift ideas

Best housewarming gifts for couples

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, £14, Etsy

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Every couple needs a decent coffee machine (saves on arguments!) and the minimal Nespresso Vertuo Machine is just the thing for a new home.

Nespresso Vertuo Machine, £219, Nespresso

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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, £26.99, Amazon

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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 £9.50, Marks & Spencer

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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, £42, Lisa Angel

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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, £36, Amara

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Say hello to summer! A BBQ is ideal for a housewarming soiree in the garden.

Landmann BBQ, £180, Wickes

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Think pots and pans are a standard gift? Think again. The Always Pan is an icon of our time as it can be used to boil, steam, fry and more. This one-pan-does-all will save space in their cupboards, but given the Instagrammable colour options they may want to keep it out on the worktop...

Always pan, £125, Our Place

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Best housewarming gift baskets and hampers

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, £120, Fortnum & Mason

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Everything you need for a new abode from cleaning products to teabags - and, of course, some celebratory bubbly!

Happy home hamper, £100, Marks & Spencer

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This wine hamper is an ideal new home gift that's a real people pleaser.

White and rosé wine hamper, £32, Hampers

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Best housewarming gifts for new homeowners

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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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, £16.99, Katie Loxton

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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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A wardrobe addition Marie Kondo would be proud of – how lovely are these colourful hangers?

Summer hanger set, £26, Mustard Made

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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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An energy efficient patio heater which will make summer evenings all the more enjoyable outdoors.

Patio heater, £158.92, BiGDUG

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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, £87.50, NotOnTheHighStreet

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Best housewarming gifts for students

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 £189, Noah

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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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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, £49.95, Master of Malt

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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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A wildcard gift that will put a smile on their faces. Pretty and practical loo rolls, what's not to love?

Bamboo toilet rolls, from £30 for 24 rolls, Who Gives a Crap

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Best housewarming gifts for women

Bring an injection of zen into any space inside the home with this spa-worthy reed diffuser.

Soothe reed diffuser, £44, Elemental Herbology

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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 £20, Bloom & Wild

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Any candle lover will be au fait with fancy matches, and these are another level of cool. They also have multiple pack designs, so you'll find the perfect box for any homeowner.

Matches, £10, Polkra

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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, £17, Marks & Spencer

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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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These genius reeds don't need any oil – simply pop into a vessel of your choice.

Floral Street scent reeds, £20, John Lewis

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Walter & May have a range of cute gift boxes with everything from pick-me-up presents through to cosy night in treats. We adore this Blooming Lovely box which would be ideal to welcome someone to a new pad.

Blooming Lovely gift box, £25, Walter & May

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Best housewarming gifts for men

Give the gift of music with a snazzy speaker. The BoomBocs wireless speaker allows you to play streamed music, the radio or your phone. Only question is which retro colour will you choose for your gift - classic black or something bolder?

Wireless speaker, £129, BoomBocs

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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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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 £106.99, Curry's

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Best housewarming gifts for families

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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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, £22, Emma Bridgewater

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Setting good baking intentions from the get go with this bright and beautiful set.

Baking bundle, £90, eco&me

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If you're looking for a flashy new home gift, why not help them with the chores with this handheld vacuum.

ROIDMI vacuum, £88.59, Amazon

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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, £42.99, Lakeland

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Provide fun for all the family with this stylish radio - kitchen dancing compulsory! 

Ruark Audio R1 Radio, £239, Amazon

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Don't forget a new home card at Moonpig.com! 

New home cards, various prices, Moonpig

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

Rustic biscuit tin, £10, J D Williams

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Best housewarming gifts for eco-conscious friends

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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A bamboo cleaning kit that will kick start their sparkle mission.

Brush set, £13.99, Amazon

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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

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, £7, H&M

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A cute table which will soon become a gardener's favourite place to be – ideal for potting, sowing and admiring the blooms.

Potting table, £64.99, Christow

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

Garden tool set, £40.99, John Lewis

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Best housewarming gifts for stylish pals

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.

White bedding, from £35 DUSK

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Say goodbye to tea rings on the coffee table, and do so in style! 

Initial coaster, £10, Anthropologie

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Waffle towels are all the range on Instagram and there's a reason why. Not only are they asthetically pleasing, they are also super aborbent too and don't go ridgid in the wash. Winning. 

Waffle towels, £60, Bed Threads

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A go-with-everything vase that will be a real winner - and it's only £13!

Pink check vase, £13, Matalan

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

Agate wall clock, £55.99, Robert Dyas

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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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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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