The best housewarming gifts for every type of homeowner and space

Celebrate their new abode with this curated selection of the best housewarming gifts you can buy online.

A two image collage of the best housewarming gifts including a White Company cotton blanket and Vogue Living coffee book
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Our carefully curated list of the best housewarming gifts is as on-trend as it is functional, covering everything from coveted coffee table books to compact appliances everyone needs in the kitchen.

Moving is a monumental occasion, be it a first home or finally getting the keys to your dream home. Etiquette suggests that it's polite, upon your first visit to someone's new home, to take a gift or small token to celebrate their new pad. 

However, it can be difficult to pick out the best housewarming gifts that will be useful, timeless or thoughtful for a space you've never seen before. Have they purchased a property with cottage-core garden shrubs or is the decor undeniably minimalist, with all the trademarks of a mid-century modern home?

Our pick of the best housewarming gifts solves this dilemma by being helpfully relevant for every type of homeowner and space, highlighting top-rated gadgets, kitchen essentials, and HGTV-approved design pieces. In other words, gifts that'll warm their new home and not end up wasted. New beginnings with better home goods lie ahead.

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Our pick of the best housewarming gifts

1. Rifle Paper Co. Citrus Floral Recipe Tin

Rifle Paper Co. Citrus Floral Recipe Tin

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RRP: $37/£117 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

Adorned in hand-painted florals and gold detailing, this petite tin includes 24 charcoal spoon recipe cards and 12 letterpress dividers. It's a chic and practical gift that streamlines the heirloom delights in one place—the perfect way to enjoy a new home.

View Rifle Paper Co. Citrus Floral Recipe Tin at Amazon / at Amazon UK


2. Papier Classic Navy Notebook & Notecard Set

Classic Navy Papier Stationary

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RRP: $69/£49 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable? 28-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

This bundle brims with stationary essentials wrapped in Papier's signature box: 20 boxed notecards, envelopes, and a sturdy, hardback-lined notebook. Personalize the design with a special note inside wishing your recipients well in their new home.

View Classic Navy Notebook & Notecard Set at Papier / at Papier UK


3. Crown Mill Luxury Letter Writing Paper Stationery Set

Crownmill Luxury Stationary

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RRP: $43.32/£32.95 | Delivery: 5-8 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

Encased in a refined, soft-blue box, this stationery set is crafted by Crown Mill, a pioneer in luxury paper production since 1870. The paper included incorporates handmade scalloped edges, a decorative detail that adds flair to any letter.

View Crown Mill Luxury Letter Writing Paper Stationery Set at Amazon / at eBay UK


4. Le Creuset Toughened Non-Stick Cookware Set

Le Creuset 2-set pans

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RRP: $275/£275 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 45-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

As an industry leader, Le Creuset is acclaimed for curating many of the best induction pans and best cookware sets in the world, and this one is no exception. The pans come with an easy-to-use ergonomic handle and an ideal textured interior for browning and searing meats. Plus, they're compatible with all cooktops, ovens up to 500°F, and dishwashers. Comes with a limited lifetime warranty, so this is a housewarming gift that will really last.

•  View Le Creuset Toughened Non-Stick Cookware Set at Le Creuset / at Le Creuset UK


5. Kocbelle Food Processor

Kocbelle Mini Food Processor

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RRP: $30 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S.

The Kocbelle Food Processor is tiny, but mighty, earning a coveted spot in our pick of the best food processors. From chopped veggies to soups, this gadget concocts a variety of flavorful meals with a powerful motor. More notably, it features different attachments that expedite and elevate meal prep. Case in point: the detachable stainless steel blades that grate, slice, mince, and blend at different angles—ideal for a new homeowner with a hankering for dips. The food processor also comes with a glass bowl, a scraper, and a USB charger. 1-year warranty.

•  View Kocbelle Food Processor at Amazon 


6. LEVOIT Smart WiFi Air Purifier

LEVOIT Smart WiFi Air Purifier

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RRP: $176/£100 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

When it comes to minimizing gnarly pollutants and toxins, it's clear that LEVOIT has crafted one of the best air purifiers on the market. Backed by a five-star rating on Amazon, this appliance increases air circulation, neutralizes odors, and captures allergens with the brand's AirSight Plus Technology. Jargon aside, AirSight Plus Technology is a smart sensor that scans the surrounding air for airborne particles and purifies the space accordingly. Not to mention, it's compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant, ensuring hands-free control. Best of all, it's not too noisy. 1-year warranty.

•  View LEVOIT Smart WiFi Air Purifier at Amazon / at Amazon UK


7. Echo Dot (4th Gen)

Echo Dot 4

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RRP: $60/£60 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

Compared to its predecessors, the Echo Dot (4th Gen) delivers crisp sound quality and advanced performance. This particular model includes the Alexa Guard and Alexa Guard Plus, designed to listen out for sounds of breaking glass, smoke detectors, and other emergencies and dangers. New homeowners can also play music, set reminders, and ask Alexa home-related questions, like how to clean a coffee maker or how to clean a toilet.

View Echo Dot (4th Gen) at Amazon / at Amazon UK


8. Sengled WiFi Smart LED Light Bars

Sengled WiFi Smart LED Light Bars

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RRP: $70 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S.

Set the vibe with Sengled's LED Light Bars, a smart and robust ambient lighting system. This pair offers a one-button power operation, adjustable brightness and colors, and a built-in microphone—for playing music, games, movies, and more. The Sengled Home app provides a variety of functions, from audio syncing to dimming lights. Additionally, assembly is a breeze as they can be positioned on a mount or stand. 

View Sengled WiFi Smart LED Light Bars at Amazon


9. Anker Nebula Capsule

Anker Nebula Capsule

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RRP: $300/£548 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

Albeit pricey, Anker's Nebula Capsule is a gift they'll regularly use and treasure. This Pepsi-sized projector allows users to enjoy movies, shows, and games in vivid detail. Stream content from the easy-to-use Nebula Connect app or through HDMI, USB, and Bluetooth connections.

View Anker Nebula Capsule at Amazon / at Amazon UK


10. Secura Premium Touchless Battery Operated Electric Automatic Soap Dispenser

Premium Touchless Battery Operated Electric Automatic Soap Dispenser w/Adjustable Soap Dispensing Volume Control Dial (Brushed Nickel)

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RRP: $30/£52.37 | Delivery: 2-10 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

Secura's automatic soap dispenser promotes better bathroom hygiene with less mess left behind. This gadget leverages touchless operation, using an infrared sensor that detects your hand within a two-inch range. Backed by a sleek black finish, it doubles as a decorative piece, which can be mounted on the wall or placed on a countertop. The dispenser also includes a 2-year warranty and 17 oz. capacity container. However, batteries aren't included.

View Secura Premium Touchless Battery Operated Electric Automatic Soap Dispenser at Amazon / at Amazon UK


11. The White Company Ribbed Hydro Cotton Bath Towel

The White Company Ribbed hydrocotton bath towel

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RRP: $32.50/£28 | Delivery: 3-5 day shipping | Refundable?: 30-day return policy | Region: U.S. and UK

Made of supple Turkish hydrocotton, these pristine-white bath towels feel fluffy and cozy upon stepping out of the shower. They're fast-drying and seamless to clean—throw them in your washer and dryer, and you're good to go. The icing on the cake? Since they're high-end, they won't diminish in quality no matter how often you wash your towels.

View The White Company Ribbed Hydrocotton Bath Towel at Selfridges / at Selfridges UK


12. The Laundress Cotton Canvas Hamper

The Laundress

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RRP: $26.50/£22 | Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: U.S. and UK

Long gone are the days of hampers designed from cheap plastic—elevate the washroom with this top-rated option by Laundress. The Laundress Hamper boasts a collapsible design for laundry on the go, plus side handles for secure carry. Above all, it's crafted with durable cotton canvas material that won't erode over time. 

View The Laundress Cotton Canvas Hamper at Selfridges / at Selfridges UK


13. Architectural Digest: A Century of Style, Coffee Table Book 

Architectural Digest: A Century of Style, Coffee Table Book

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RRP: From $100/£76 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

This book recounts the rich history and prominent work of top designers and architects, created by interior design authority, Architectural Digest. Moreover, it explores the personal spaces of society's pantheon, paying homage to high-power figures like Barack and Michelle Obama, David Bowie, and more. Subject matter aside, it doubles as stunning decor and a vision board for any abode.

• View Architectural Digest: A Century of Style, Coffee Table Book at Amazon / at Amazon UK


14. Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People by Hamish Bowles 

Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People by Hamish Bowles

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RRP: $48/£47.20 | Delivery: 3-5 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee

Vogue Living is sumptuously rich, elaborate, and sophisticated—teeming with inspiration in homes and gardens. Through captured photographs, it transports readers through the interiors and exteriors of society's elite class, celebrating their artistry along the way. It's one of the bestselling books coffee table books worth owning, hands down.

View Vogue Living: Houses, Gardens, People by Hamish Bowles at Target / at eBay UK


15. The Finer Things Coffee Table Book 

The Finer Things Coffee Table Book

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RRP: From $43.18/£30 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

The ultimate guide on interior design, from wallpaper and paint suggestions, to recommendations on textiles, accessories, and investment pieces. This read covers niche topics and notable trends, like the history of rugs and their rise in popularity, major players in window treatments, and more.

View The Finer Things Coffee Table Book at Amazon / at Amazon UK


 16. Roomfitters Marble Print Vanity Tray Set 

Roomfitters Marble Print Vanity Tray Set

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RRP: $40/£30 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S. and UK

For the homeowner with a disheveled vanity, this dapper organizer houses and arranges jewelry, perfumes, and makeup—like the best foundation and long-lasting lipstick. The faux-marble set is made of high-quality, engineered wood, a water-resistant and anti-scratch material that's easy to clean.

View Roomfitters Marble Print Vanity Tray Set at Amazon /  at Amazon UK


17. Baies scented candle by Diptyque

Baies scented candle

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RRP: $58/£49 | Delivery: 3-5 day shipping | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: U.S. and UK

Give the gift of a gorgeous smelling home when you give a luxurious Diptyque candle as a housewarming gift. With up to 60 hours of burn time in a 190g candle, the best Diptyque candles really are gifts that keep on giving and will be enjoyed by the recipient for long after your first visit. 

View Diptyque candles and home fragrance at Selfridges / at Selfridges UK


18. Seletti Hybrid Sravasti Bone-china Dessert Plate 

Seletti Hybrid Sravasti bone-china dessert plate

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RRP: $45/£38 |Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: U.S. and UK

This dessert plate is bound to make a statement in any setting, incorporating gorgeous florals and scalloped edges. Place it in the dishwasher for easy cleaning, and voila. You're all set.

View Seletti Hybrid Sravasti Bone-China Dessert Plate at Selfridges / at Selfridges UK


19. Sunnylife Block Party Play On Table Tennis Set 

Sunnylife Block Party Play On Table Tennis

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RRP: $41.50/£35 Delivery: Depends on your region | Refundable? 28-day return policy | Region: U.S. and UK

Entertain guests with the best-selling Block Party Tennis Set, a fun way to foster camaraderie and good ol' fashioned competition. This kit fits on most standard tables with an adjustable net, which clamps on table edges. It also comes with two table tennis paddles and balls, eliminating the need for additional purchases. 

View Sunnylife Block Party Play On Table Tennis Set at Selfridges / at Selfridges UK 


20. DIKAOU LED Flame Table Lamp 

DIKAOU Led Flame Table lamp

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RRP: $43/£34.99 | Delivery: 2-4 day shipping | Refundable? 30-day money-back guarantee | Region: U.S.

The DIKAOU Portable Wireless Speaker is the housewarming gift they don't think they need—until the moment you bring it to their doorstep. This speaker-lamp hybrid displays warm-colored LED lights along with a realistic flame, creating the perfect background ambiance. It's compatible with all Bluetooth devices—connect it with any smartphone device and enjoy high-quality music.

•  View DIKAOU LED Flame Table Lamp at Amazon 


21. Red Rickshaw cookbook sets

Red Rickshaw Dishoom cookbook gift set

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RRP: From £47.99 | Delivery: 3 -7 business days | Refundable? Yes | Region: UK and Europe

A cookbook is always one of the best housewarming gifts for anyone who loves to cook and can't wait to use their new kitchen, but why not fill their pantry full of goods to help them make the recipes from their new book at the same time? Global ingredient grocer Red Rickshaw have launched brand new cooking kits that come complete with a bestselling cookbook and a variety of products needed for the recipes inside. Think Apricot Harissa, Zhoug Paste, Gochujang Paste, Pomegranate Molasses , Black Olive Tapenade, and more.

•  View Red Rickshaw cookbook sets at redrickshaw.com 

Dominique McIntee
Dominique McIntee

Dominique (Dom) is a very online shopping writer at Woman & Home, where she covers products, sales/deals, and market news across categories. Before joining the team, she penned stories as an editorial fellow at Insider Reviews, the affiliate commerce team at Insider Inc./Business Insider. The bespectacled NJ transplant specializes in commerce journalism, women’s lifestyle content, and hoarding makeup—much to her mother’s dismay. 


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