The papers are in order, and the keys are in hand — your loved ones are now homeowners! This exciting and meaningful experience deserves some commemoration and a thoughtful DIY gift. Moving into a new place takes time to re-decorate and settle in before it feels like a proper home. This compilation of 9 DIY and customized housewarming gift ideas for new homeowners has something for every taste, budget, and crafting skill level.
New home gifts are fantastic in all house rooms — from handmade spice racks and tea towels to cosy photo blankets to painted throw pillows. We’ve rounded up the perfect gifts for proud homeowners that remind them of your love and unconditional support during this exciting time.
If You Know Someone Who Just Moved Into a New Place, Then Here Are the Top 9 Unique Housewarming Gift Ideas for New Homeowners to Help Them to Make Their New Place Like a Home
- Family Coffee Tumblers
Keep your family or friends nice and sober as they run around re-styling their new home. Add phrases, photos, and names to these customized stainless steel tumblers, available in different sizes of layouts and styles.
- Message Dinner Plates
Choose fun and playful message or quotes for a set of new and personalized dinner plates, which are fantastic as a housewarming gift idea. Try to match the plates’ colour and style to their kitchen design style and compliment them with a collection of customized dishware.
- Wine Bottle Wishes
The perfect new home gift lets you celebrate the moment simultaneously! Use black, iron-on vinyl with your Cricut machine to add fun and inspirational messages for your host. The bags can be reused every time your friends go out for a party of their own.
- Morning Cereal Mug
Buy a set of oversize, customized mugs for the whole family with a new home. Add a name or initial and design ideal for each person. These giant mugs are fantastic for everything from a hearty cup of coffee to ice cream or cereal.
- Bath Time Tea Bags
Moving can be pretty stressful. So help your friends relax by creating exotic bath salt sachets. A bit like sipping on a cup of calming tea, each sachet includes fresh herbs, bath salts and oatmeal. This also makes a great DIY tea gift to package in a set with actual tea bags cosies mugs.
- Personalized Photo Easel
Liven up a new bookshelf in their home as a one-of-a-kind new home gift idea. Add a personalised ceramic tile, inspirational phrase or favourite family photo onto a wrought-iron easel. Then, it’s a breeze to switch out anything they want to put in the frame, including handmade art or decorative plates.
- Fencepost Photo Display
Cut a piece on the top of a fencepost-inspired piece of timber for easy photo display. Create a set of four posts in different heights and include prints of their favourite family moment. These practical and decorative photo displays work on dining room tables, mantles, or bookshelves.
- Frayed Edges Cloth Napkins
Without touching the needle, gift them a complete set of cloth napkins with rustic styled, frayed edges as a new home gift. Natural linen works excellent to get evenly frayed edges. Mix and match colours for a fall, spring or summery look.
- Journal Of Blooms
Moving and re-styling a new home requires quite a bit of organization. Personalize a planner or journal as a gift for proud homeowners, adding spring blooms for a colourful and bright look. Include a personalized bookmark to match.