Best Christmas gift ideas for neighbors: 29 thoughtful gifts to show your appreciation

These Christmas gift ideas for neighbors will leave your neighbors impressed and full of Christmas joy

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Whether you’re scouring the internet for Christmas gift ideas for neighbors moving away or want to welcome new arrivals on your block, our guide includes fun and thoughtful gifts that’ll leave a lasting impression. 

From borrowing a cup of sugar to house-watching while you’re on vacation, your neighbors are always looking out for you, whether it’s from a distance or right next door. So, what better way to show your appreciation this holiday, than sharing some Christmas cheer with gifts? 

Our ideas include cheap Christmas gifts that look expensive, family Christmas gifts everyone will enjoy, and our top 10 gifts that’ll for sure make their holiday extra special. 

Top 10 Christmas gift ideas for neighbors

If you’re in a rush and don’t have time to scroll through endless gift ideas, we’ve made things a little easier and picked out our top 10 Christmas gift ideas for neighbors. We made sure to include some fun, inexpensive, and quality items they’ll enjoy and find useful. 

  • Knack Baking Spirits Bright Gift Set: at Knack (opens in new tab)
  • Games Room Festive Trivia: at Anthropologie (opens in new tab)
  • Ode to Home State Dish Towel: at Uncommon Goods (opens in new tab)
  • Handcrafted Wood Cheese & Charcuterie Board Set: at Pottery Barn (opens in new tab)
  • Great Neighbors Wine Bag: at Amazon (opens in new tab)
  • Cocktail Therapy Gift Set: at Amazon (opens in new tab)
  • Snowcap Reactive - Glazed Monogram Mug: at Anthropologie (opens in new tab)
  • Good Neighbors Christmas Ornament: at Amazon (opens in new tab)
  • Cookies and Cocktails Recipe Book: at Anthropologie (opens in new tab)
  • Buffalo Plaid Throw: at Amazon (opens in new tab)

Best Christmas gift ideas for neighbors 2022

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1. Ode to Home State Dish Towel: View at Uncommon Goods (opens in new tab)

RRP: $16.00 | Delivery: 7-9 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable with no time limit

Whether they’re new to the neighborhood or an old neighbor moving states, help them bring some state pride into their new home. Each of the 50 cotton dish towels is two-sided, with the state’s slogan and an acrostic poem that describes the state on one side and an illustration art outlining the state on the other. 

Your neighbor will appreciate this sentimental gift and will be excited to show off their new dish towel in their kitchen.  

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2. True Stemless Wine Glass Set: View at CBD  (opens in new tab)

RRP: $17.70 | Delivery: 3-5 day delivery | Refundable? 90-day return policy

Whether it's a Christmas gift for friends (opens in new tab)or a neighbor, no one can have too much drinkware. This elegant and timeless wine glass set will look great in any kitchen and match any decor theme. These 18oz stemless wine glasses are handmade in Poland and come in blue and pink. 


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3. Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $54.99 | Delivery: 2-5 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 in the US

If your neighbor hasn't hopped on the Amazon Fire TV Stick wave, then gift them one of the most popular media streaming devices this Christmas, and if they already have one, who doesn't need more than one? The Amazon Fire Stick is one of the best family Christmas gifts (opens in new tab). They'll be able to plug this 4K streaming device into any TV, instantly turning into a smart TV with hundreds of apps to download, movies to stream, and even live TV all within one portable device.  

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4. Knack Baking Spirits Bright Gift Set: View at Knack (opens in new tab)

RRP: $70.00 | Delivery: 2-7 day delivery | Refundable? Not refundable 

This Christmas gift set is the perfect present for the whole family to enjoy. Knack makes gifting easy and enjoyable by baking gift boxes filled with treats and goodies. The boxes can be customized but the default one contains cookie mix, sprinklers, cookie cutters, and a baking book - basically, everything they need to get started. Their kids will love baking and decorating Christmas cookies for Santa. 


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5. Harney & Sons Holiday Heritage Tea: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $12.50| Delivery: 2-5 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable if damaged

Skip the small talk at the mailbox and chat over a cup of hot, flavorful tea inside. Whether they’re a tea drinker or in need of neighborhood friends, they’ll enjoy sipping on this black holiday tea blend full of citrus and spice with apple, cinnamon, and orange peel flavors. 


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6. Great Neighbors Wine Bag: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $8.99 | Delivery: 2-5 day delivery | Refundable? Until Jan 31 in the US

Unfortunately, sometimes all great things must come to an end, which may include your next-door bestie moving. Celebrate their big move and your friendship by gifting them this unique linen drawstring wine bag with a heartfelt message. And what’s a wine bag without wine? To make the gift a little more special, you can throw in their favorite wine.  The seller also sells customized wine bags for colleagues or friends with new jobs, if you're looking for inexpensive Christmas gift ideas for coworkers (opens in new tab).


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7. Tabletop Fire Pit Bowl with Roasting Sticks: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $39.95 | Delivery: 2-5 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 in the US

Who said campfires were only for the outdoors? This small concrete tabletop fire pit is indoor-friendly with its rubbing alcohol fuse activation. Whether it’s a cozy game night with neighborhood friends or an evening making s'mores with the family, your neighbor will love bringing the outdoor festivities inside. And no need to worry about scrambling to find a long random stick to roast your marshmallows with, this fire pit bowl comes with four roasting sticks. 


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8. Handcrafted Wood Cheese & Charcuterie Board Set: View at Pottery Barn (opens in new tab)

RRP: $38.99 | Delivery: 4-5 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 with holiday return policy

For the neighbor that’s always hosting, a charcuterie board is probably already on their Christmas list, and this handcrafted board set will surpass all the ones currently in their cart. Your neighbor will love making the fanciest spread this holiday season with these gorgeous Charcuterie boards.

The set includes a square and a heart-shaped wooden cheese board made from mango wood, a cheese knife, and a cheese spreader. And if you're looking for an extra special Christmas gift for her (opens in new tab), for an additional cost you can customize the heart-shaped board and add their initials. 


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9. TRUFF Truffle - Infused Hot Sauce Set: View at Food52 (opens in new tab)

RRP: $40.00 | Delivery: 1-5 day delivery | Refundable? 30-day return policy

If your neighbor is a master chef in the kitchen or by the grill, they will love any food-related Christmas gifts (opens in new tab). This truffle-infused hot sauce set is full of flavor and spice. Whether they put it on their breakfast potatoes or grilled chicken, they’ll be thanking you for this hot sauce set for months, and maybe they’ll even bring you a plate to try. This set will also make the perfect Christmas gift for dads (opens in new tab).


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10. Uncorked Wine Candles: View at Uncommon Goods (opens in new tab)

RRP: $24.00 | Delivery: 7-9 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable with no time limit

These wine-scented candles are perfect for the neighbor who always enjoys a glass of wine, and for less than $25, this is a cheap Christmas gift that’ll leave your pockets happy. Whether pinot grigio or a sweet rose, their home will be filled with the scents of their favorite wine. 

And if they’re eco-conscious, they’ll appreciate these soy candles that are poured into up-cycled wine bottles.


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11. Good Neighbors Christmas Ornament: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $22.99 | Delivery: 2-6 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 in the US

There's no better Christmas gift to give your neighbor than an ornament with a sweet engraved message that describes your relationship. The ornament comes packaged in a gift box and tied with a ribbon, so you won't have to worry about spending extra on wrapping paper or gift bags. 

They can add this ceramic porcelain ornament to their tree just in time before the holiday is over. And with its neutral color, it’ll match any Christmas decoration (opens in new tab) and Christmas tree theme (opens in new tab)


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12. Opps Artificial Mini Plants 3-Pack: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $17.99 | Delivery: 2-6 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 in the US

If your neighbor just moved in, why not help them add some decor to their home this Christmas? Plants are always a pretty gift to give anyone, but they require a lot of TLC. And if your giftee is not the best plant parent, it might not be the best gift choice. If you're not sure if your neighbor is a green thumb, these mini artificial plants are a safe option and give the same effect as the real thing. 

Whether placed side-by-side or individually scattered around the house, these faux mini plants will look gorgeous in any room. 


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13. Snowcap Reactive -Glazed Monogram Mug: View at Anthropologie  (opens in new tab)

RRP: $14.00 | Delivery: 4-8 day delivery | Refundable? 30-day return policy

You can never go wrong with gifting a Christmas mug that your giftee can fill with hot cocoa. This Anthropologie monogram mug is as festive and gorgeous as it gets. The mug design depends on your neighbor's initials and consists of a mitten, a stocking, or a house. And if you’re feeling extra generous, you can order more for their family, for matching Christmas mugs.


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14. Pinch Provisions Stain Removing Towelettes: View at Revolve (opens in new tab)

RRP: $9.00 | Delivery: Free 2 day delivery in the US| Refundable? 60-day return policy

Accidental spills can be a pain and it’s something that happens to everyone, even your neighbor.  Whether it’s spilled coffee on a new shirt or stubborn food stains that won’t lift, these towelettes will be a lifesaver for anyone. These will also make the perfect gift for moms (opens in new tab), co-workers, or anyone who's prone to spilling their morning coffee down themself. 


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15. G & F Soft Jersey Gardening Gloves: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $6.99 | Delivery: 5-7 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 in the US

There’s no such thing as too many gardening gloves for the neighbor that is always in their yard pruning bushes, potting flowers, and tending their garden. This vibrant pack of cotton gardening gloves is made with PVC dots for easy gripping and is a favorite to many. These gloves are said to be thick, comfortable, and durable. Make sure to look through our list for more gardening gift ideas (opens in new tab) for the green thumb in your life. 


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16. Cookies and Cocktails Recipe Book: View at Anthropologie (opens in new tab)

RRP: $19.99 | Delivery: 4-8 day delivery | Refundable? 30-day return policy

After Christmas dinner, they can pull out this Cookies and Cocktails Recipe Book for dessert, which will be a sweet way to end Christmas. The book includes 50 cookies and cocktail duo recipes, so if you’re unsure what drink pairs best with your biscuits or wafers, the book does all the work for you. Your neighbor will love taking on new recipes, and maybe they’ll invite you over to chat about these delicious treats. 


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17. Buffalo Plaid Throw: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $14.99 | Delivery: 2-5 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 in the US

Gifting one of the best blankets (opens in new tab) is a simple gift idea that doesn't require much thought, it's an excellent option for your new neighbors who you might not know that well. Everyone loves blankets, and with temperatures dropping, they can snuggle under a soft new fleece throw this winter. You can add a lovely Christmas card and welcome them to the neighborhood. 


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18. Hello Fresh Gift Card: View at Hello Fresh (opens in new tab)

RRP: $$70.00 - $140.00 | Delivery: Date you choose | Refundable? Nonrefundable 

Your neighbor might not want to pick up another cooking tool after cooking Christmas dinner, but you can save them some time and a trip to the grocery store by gifting one of the best food subscription boxes (opens in new tab). They can pick their favorite meals on the site, and the pre-measured ingredients and recipes will be at their front door within days. 


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19. Games Room Festive Trivia: View at (opens in new tab)Anthropologie (opens in new tab)

RRP: $12.00 | Delivery: 4-8 day delivery | Refundable? 30-day return policy 

What better time to have a game night than during Christmas day with family and friends? The trivia cards feature holiday-related questions about who is the most festive, who knows the most holiday traditions, or who has the sharpest festive movie know-how. Alternatively, you can gift these cards early and have a neighbor's game night ahead of the big day.


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20. UpBlend Outdoor Wind Chimes: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $27.94 | Delivery: 2-5 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 in the US

If you want to buy a Christmas gift for all your neighbors, wind chimes are peaceful, with soft sounds that play whenever a breeze blows. You can gift the UpBlend Outdoor Wind Chimes to your next-door neighbor, and everyone around will enjoy its calming sound. 

These metal wind chimes will add to their outdoor decor, and with six aluminum color options, there's one that will match their home perfectly. 


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21. Holiday Time Christmas Dog Toys Stocking: View at Walmart (opens in new tab)

RRP: $4.97 | Delivery: 1-5 day delivery | Refundable? 90-day return policy

Dogs deserve Christmas gifts too. If your neighbor has a furry friend, they’ll appreciate this cute Christmas stocking filled with dog toys. Your next-door dog pal will have six new festive toys for less than five dollars, and maybe they’ll actually run back to you while playing fetch.


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22. Zarin Beaded Coaster Set: View at Urban Outfitters (opens in new tab)

RRP: $20.00 | Delivery: 5-8 day delivery | Refundable? 30-day return policy

These eclectic beaded coasters are one of the best housewarming gifts (opens in new tab) and Christmas gifts all in one. If your new neighbor is a maximalist and enjoys all things color or needs a pop of color to their minimal home, this unique coaster set is the perfect Christmas gift for their new home. They'll love placing their beverage on these abstract coasters while protecting their furniture.


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23. Christmas Wooden Rolling Pin: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $6.99 | Delivery: 2-5 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 in the US

For the neighbor who loves sharing their baked goods with the block, this festive engraved rolling pin is the perfect gift to add to their kitchen this holiday. They'll enjoy whipping up a batch of homemade Christmas cookies with reindeer designs. And if they have a little pastry chef in training running around, they'll have fun helping in the kitchen. 


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24. Holiday Snowflake Casserole Dish: View at Crate & Barrel (opens in new tab)

RRP: $24.95 | Delivery: 3-5 day delivery | Refundable? 90-day return policy

Skip the classic "welcome to the neighborhood" pie and share some neighborly love Christmas morning with a breakfast casserole in a festive snowflake-shaped baking dish they can keep. 

This dish is oven-safe to 350 degrees, and with its handy wooden trivet, it can go from a baking dish to a serving dish within seconds.


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25. Cocktail Therapy Gift Set: View at Amazon (opens in new tab)

RRP: $24.99 | Delivery: 1-5 day delivery | Refundable? Non-refundable, unless damaged

Gift your neighbor a happy hour on the go with this pretty-in-pink cocktail gift set. Grab a glass, pour in one of the mixers, and add your favorite alcohol. This set is the perfect Christmas gift for the neighbor who never turns down a sweet cocktail or for moms who are always busy and need a self-care evening. 

The set includes four sweet cocktail mixers and edible confetti, pearls, and rose petals to decorate your drink. 


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26. Vanity Fair 100 Years Coffee Table Book: View at Home Goods (opens in new tab)

RRP: $49.99 | Delivery: 5-10 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Feb 3 

Let's face it, designer coffee table books are aesthetically pleasing and add a nice touch to any room, but they can be a little pricey, easily costing over $100. Fortunately, this Vanity Fair coffee table is half the price and will make the perfect gift for your fashionista and on-trend neighbor. 

And if you know they'll enjoy it more than just for the aesthetics, the book consists of 100 years of artists and photographers who have been on the pages of Vanity Fair. 


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27. Espresso Martini Fabric Christmas: View at Oliver Bonas (opens in new tab)

RRP: $11.00 | Delivery: 4-6 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31

How cute is this espresso martini-shaped ornament? This is the perfect Christmas gift for coffee lovers (opens in new tab). Its unique beaded design and sequins will stand out from the classic round ornaments and have their tree glistening. And they won't have to worry about broken metal hooks. This ornament has a fabric loop for easy hanging. Your neighbor will think of you every Christmas when hanging their espresso ornament. 


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28. Scented Hand Soap Set of 3: View at Oliver Bonas (opens in new tab)

RRP: $14.00 | Delivery: 4-6 day delivery | Refundable? Refundable until Jan 31 

This three-pack of scented hand soap is the perfect Christmas gift for your teenage (opens in new tab)r (opens in new tab), co-worker or just about anyone on your list. Whether they want to use it and enjoy its citrusy and fruity scents or have it on display in their guest bathroom, they'll appreciate and love this simple yet thoughtful gift. 


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29. Bodum Java French Press Coffee Maker: View at Crate & Barrel (opens in new tab)

RRP: $19.95 | Delivery: 3-5 day delivery | Refundable? 90-return policy

If your neighbor never leaves the house without a cup of coffee, they'll look forward to the smell of the good stuff brewing from this modern, sleek french press every morning. 

The Bodum Java French Press Coffee Maker brews up to eight 5oz cups of coffee, the perfect amount for a coffee date for both of you. And if they are all for eliminating waste, this also makes a great sustainable Christmas gift (opens in new tab)