Whether it’s their first apartment, a place to grow their family, or a spot to retire, a new home is a major milestone.
Sadly, housewarming gifts usually end up being bland, boring, last-minute purchases.
No one really wants to top off moving day with a potted plant to take care of, and yet another home improvement store gift card could get lost in the new junk drawer.
Instead, a personalized gift is the perfect way to mark the event. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorites.
Cook up a great gift
Help them channel their inner Julia Child with a custom cutting board.
The Circle Monogram Totally Bamboo Cutting Board makes a beautiful housewarming gift when you add the recipient’s names, initial and the date of their house purchase.
If their cooking needs a little inspiration, the Recipe Design Totally Bamboo Cutting Board is a unique way to pass on a favorite recipe.
Offer a toast
Come ready to toast the new residents. The Wine Bottle Presentation Box with Tools with Burlwood Finish is elegant and comes with everything needed to pop open a bottle of your favorite vintage.
Stash a bottle of red or white inside and know that your friends will use the tools over and over again.
Deck their walls
But paying for closing costs, springing for movers, and charging all the unexpected costs of homeownership may leave little left in their wallets for décor.
A wall decal or sign is a fun gift that adds a splash of personality to empty spaces.
The Engraved Solid Wood Circle Plaque can be customized with 8 different designs to allow you to pick the message that would best fit the homeowner.
You don’t have to agonize about what to get and then wind up feeling like you settled on a gift.
Just think outside the box a little bit, throw in a little personalization, and check out these other ideas for customized home and hosting gifts!