40 Housewarming Gift Ideas That’ll Make You the Best Guest Ever
Moving is tough. Sure, it's also a fresh start and a new experience, but we know carrying those belongings up several flights of stairs is hardly easy. Whether you're the best friend helping the movers pivot the couch in a walk-up, the new next-door neighbor, or just invited to the post-move gathering, make sure you reward their successful relocation with a thoughtful housewarming gift. We've hunted down everything your hosts will appreciate, from smart items you can order online to the little entertaining extras.
We love this Napa Valley wine for the taste and the mission: to share wine and give hope. One Hope has donated more than $7 million to organizations that provide access to clean water, hunger relief, health research, and education. It's the gift that really does keep on giving.
Raise a glass to your new neighbors — and a chilled one at that! A wine cooler paired with your favorite bottle, like this award-winning Los Vascos Chilean wine, is the perfect way to toast to their new digs.
Jump-start the new homeowners' herb garden with this ceramic container with a dedicated slot for the accompanying scissors.
For the serious chef, this beautiful set of four dinner knives is seriously a cut above the rest.
Give coffee lovers a subscription to this coffee-of-the-month club, offering single-origin coffee from more than 50 countries.
Gift bourbon fans these Woodford Reserve mixers for an Old Fashioned, Mint Julep, and Whiskey Sour and they will no doubt by delighted.
This is hands-down our favorite pan to cook with. Think fry pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula, and spoon rest ALL IN ONE!
For the mover who has everything — you can be sure they don't have elegant fringed cocktail napkins, dinner napkins, and placemats in mix-and-match hues.
Kick this housewarming classic up a notch with these glass jar candles. Once the candles are all used up, the various votives make amazing catchalls.
A lot of stuff gets tossed during a big move, like plasticware from the kitchen. That's where you come in, replacing old, stained bowls with gorgeous platters like these that are sure to add a punch of color.
Game on! This Chess and Checkers set in Pendleton style is the perfect gift for friendly game nights.
Pals need a design assist? Help them create a place that feels like home with inspo from the McGees!
For major plant inspiration, Hilton Carter is the most lovable plant guy with all the care and styling tips.
Your friends will LOVE this gift. After a long day of lifting boxes, a little pampering is all they'll want (and need!)
Bring over a bag of chips and this salsa macha set and be the most popular guest in the room.
LA-based restaurant restauranteur Jessica Kaslow shares her vision of delish and healthy meals in this wonderful cookbook. This gem is sure to inspire your friends to get their creative cooking on.
So much to do, so little time! Let your friends know you're thinking about them during the big move with a cute pad that'll keep their priorities in order from A to B.
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This article has been updated.
Additional reporting by Theresa Gonzalez