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44 Tasteful Housewarming Gift Ideas

Buying a new home can be an emotional roller-coaster for anyone, at any age and stage in their life. A housewarming gift is always appreciated. After all, they have more than enough other things to worry about at the moment.

This is our collection of the best housewarming gift ideas. These range from smaller ideas like a bottle of wine to de-stress to bigger items that might make that house a home or simplify life.

By Kevin Larue • Published Jan 4 2022

1. Key Holder

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This adorable key holder is perfect for adding making that new house a home. It's rustic vibe adds plenty of charm. Measuring at 8 in x 16 in, it's bold enough decor without being obnoxious. There are 5 hooks for different sets of keys or any other lightweight items.

2. Crystal Vase

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Who doesn't love a beautiful bouquet of flowers to brighten up their space? Take it to another level with this gorgeous crystal vase they can use over and over again. This is 9 inches in height and perfect for the everyday home or to impress during times of entertaining.

3. Home Plate Welcome Mat

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Baseball fans will love this unique welcome mat. It's a great way for them to stand out from the crowd and put a very personal touch on their entryway. Made from coir coco palm fiber making it durable through any temperature and is also super easy to spray down and clean off as needed without hurting the design.

4. Move in House Cleaning

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Amazon now offers a variety of different house cleaning packages. They even have one for "moving in or out" purposes. This is perfect for the buyers that are short on time, but want to have peace of mind when moving in. Give Amazon some general info about the home and easily schedule based on what works for the homeowners.

5. Money Tree

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This house plant is super low maintenance and symbolizes good luck and wealth. We think it's the perfect gift for new homeowners as they embark on this new journey. Money trees require nothing more than an ice cube and a little bit of love to keep alive. They are also only meant to work when given as a gift, so gift away!

6. Tool Set

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For the youthful home buyer that has yet to have bought or be given a good set of tools, this set is perfect. Complete with 57 pieces by Craftsman. It's a well known brand of tools that will last him a lifetime. This set contains all the essentials to work on home projects including a hammer, measuring tape, ratchet and screwdrivers.

7. Wine Rack

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Wine lovers will adore this wall mounted wine rack. It's industrial and rustic, perfect for modern decor. It's made from real wood and conveniently holds 5 bottles of wine and 4 glasses. We also love its area to showcase your cork collection.

8. Echo Dot

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Every home owner needs a home assistant like the echo dot. With their affordable prices, there's no reason not to utilize these systems. Listening to music, asking every day questions, setting alarms and more. The echo dot is the base piece that connects to other neat devices to it as well.

9. Ring Security Camera

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A security camera is an essential that anyone moving to a new area will greatly appreciate. This is one of the items that will work with other smart devices such as the echo dot, or their cell phone for easy seeing and hearing of what's happening at home. Multiple cameras can be added onto the system for an affordable way to feel safe and secure.

10. Luxury Home Blanket

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A nice a blanket is a cozy gift that you can count on when you're unsure of what to get. This one is luxurious and fancy in appearance, yet warm, cozy and affordable. It's available in several different colors, but we like the grey for its ability to go with commonly used paint schemes.

11. Herb Garden

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Your gardener friends will appreciate this planter box with 8 spots to grow and care for their favorite herbs. You can buy just one of these, or buy in larger value pack sizes for the biggest fanatics. We love the additional storage for tools below the boxes themselves and that it's already treated to make sure it's safe for food!

12. Wall Photo Gallery

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The best way to decorate a new home is with adding personal touches. We love this basic photo collage set that includes 7 different pieces appropriate for any interior decor. It's available in black, walnut and white finishes. We love the wide variety that this set can be displayed to fit any space they prefer with their favorite images.

13. Shark Vacuum Cleaner

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A vacuum cleaner that cleans like a boss is entirely necessary. Be it to clean up after regular daily activities, or after intense projects. Shark has the reputation for being able to handle it all. And we love that this one is a great gift from you without being too costly. It also has extended reach features and canister removal to get a true, deep clean.

14. Air Purifier

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Anyone that has allergies will notice a huge difference with a quality air filter. It may not be the most fun gift in the world, but it's sure to be a game changer in their health. This one is perfect for bedrooms to remove dust, pet dander, mold and other allergens. Making sure they get less often and feel better overall.

15. Grubhub Gift Card

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Dinner on you? Perfect! No doubt they will be busy in the first few months getting settled. It takes a lot of work to fully unpack, and start to feel like your really at home. Take the stress of dinner off of their shoulders, they can pick from a growing list of restaurants that will deliver right to their front door.

16. Home Improvement Book

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With a new home, comes new responsibilities. Repairing things that break is unfortunately one of those. This book is perfect for males and females that want to tackle different home jobs on their own. There are over 325 projects that are broken down in detail with images, text etc. Perfect to have on hand.

17. Ninja Air Fryer

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The Ninja line of appliances is perfect for any kitchen. We love this 4 qt air fryer because it adds a healthy twist on fried foods so they can continue to enjoy them just the same. Additionally, they take minimal prep and effort to prepare. Simple buttons take the brain work out of making many of their faves which they'll love.

18. Housewarmer Gift Box

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Here's a sampler gift box that's literally entitled "Housewarmer Gift Box". It comes from Dewey's Bakery which is know for it delicious snacks in the line of sweets and cheeses. This box includes cookies in ginger spice and classic sugar. For the saltier side of things they also have cheddar straws and crackers. Yum!

19. Keurig

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If they don't have a Keurig yet, be sure to grab a K-select for them. Or even if they do, they can use another one in a different area of their home. This one is a single serve, ready in just one minute for the coffee, tea and cappuccino drinkers. This design is slim, and available in basic colors like black but also more fun ones like navy and teal.

20. Garden Tool Set

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Part of the goal of housewarming gifts is to remove the burden of buying a ton of stuff for the home at once. Garden tools are needed for anyone that doesn't live in a condo or apartment where yard work is typically done for them. This is a 5 piece set, made with fiberglass handles. It's a gift that will easily assist them with outside jobs for years.

21. Funny Magnets

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For those that like to laugh and don't take things too seriously. This tin comes with 72 inappropriate ways to decorate their fridge. They will get a kick out of this and be able to leave little messages back and forth to other members of the home. The company also has other kits that can be added on for more elaborate sayings.

22. New Home Candle

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You may have seen this line of candles that are catered for a variety of different occasions, locations and more. This one is called" New Home" due to its fresh scent. Made from soy and has a burn time of 60 to 80 hours. It's a simple, thoughtful gift that you can't go wrong with.

23. 2-Door Mini Refrigerator

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A mini fridge is perfect for extra beverages, food etc. They can use it in a basement, man cave, garage and more. This has retro vibes and is available in a white, red or mint green. You can even keep fruits and vegetables fresh in with the box that's made specifically for those items.

24. Bose Bluetooth Speaker

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A good bluetooth speaker is a needed to complete projects, and to simply relax with. With so many on the market, finding one with durability, high sound quality and reach can be tricky. Bose brand has an excellent reputation for those concerns and more. You can easily pair devices verbally, and add more speakers too!

25. Poker Set

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Now that your friends have their own home, they will be hosting much more often. Get them ready for poker night with this set. This set comes with everything they need from chips to cards in a sleek, sophisticated case. There are so many games that can be played and rotated so friends never get bored.

26. What Do You Meme?

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For those that don't like gambling and poker, they can still have fun with this adult party game. You can read a TON of reviews on Amazon from people who have had a blast playing this game. The goal is to create the funniest memes. There are 75 photo cards and 360 are captions for hours of fun and combinations.

27. Amazon Fire Stick

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This streaming stick will provide them with high quality entertainment for hours on end. We love that this is compatible with the all mighty Alexa, has voice control and 4k picture display. If they happen to be prime members, even better! This opens up even more shows and movies for them to explore.

28. Amazon Prime Membership

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Amazon Prime is an amazing service. New homeowners will love its free two day shipping on items they need for the home and personal use, not to mention free returns as well. On top to that, millions of music and movies will now be at the tip of their fingers. They can even store all of their photos and get free Kindle reads!

29. Nest Thermostat

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This device is super smart. It learns their personal schedule and preferences automatically and adjusts temperature based on those settings. It works with Alexa, saves them money and looks out for environmental factors such as the weather. Perfect for any home and compatible with most heating systems.

30. Stainless Steel Wine Glasses

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Go beyond the basic. These stemless wine glasses in stainless steel are unbreakable and have a unique vibe. We love them for the durability, resistance to tipping and how they maintain beverage temperature. These hold 18 fluid oz and clean up easily in the dishwasher.

31. Personalized Serving Tray

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This serving tray is so sophisticated and will impress their guests. It's made from leatherette and customization is free. You can add letters, antlers and many other options that will suit whatever their personality is. Also nice for breakfast in bed in addition to basic entertaining!

32. Dartboard Set

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Do the new homeowners have the basement, man cave or similar space to create a gaming area? This set is legit and provides an activity for guests too! This is the official size of tournament boards, comes with 2 sets of steel darts. It also has a rotating number ring for a longer lasting board.

33. Home Security Box

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A special spot for items they'd like to protect and keep safe. This is just in general a nice thing to have. It can be programmed to match their fingerprint or digital code. It can also be drilled down or mounted to the wall. It's made to withstand whatever with its corrosion blocking finish.

34. Homeowner Coffee Mug

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Something simple and smile provoking to feel good about themselves every morning. This mug and saying specifically is best suited for the first time home buyer. This mug is good quality, dishwasher safe so they can have keep it as a memorial piece too for many years to come.

35. Porch Swing

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This beautiful, Amish made swing for their porch is charming! It's available in a few different finishes, or unfinished for the most natural vibe. We love the cup holders, and the 800 lb capacity. Additional chains are sold if needed, though there's enough given to easily hang from an 8 ft ceiling.

36. Wine Cooler

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This wine cooler is perfect for at home, days out on the lake, or vacations. It will keep their favorite bottle of wine or champagne chilled for 8 hours with zero condensation. Available in 4 beautiful finishes including stainless steel and rose'. We also love how sleek and stylish it is in design.

37. Personalized Cutting Board

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This is an adorable idea for their new kitchen. It can be engraved with an address, name and other cute designs. A quick message to the creator is all it takes to add that special touch! You can also switch up the finish from maple to walnut, and have it with a juice groove or without.

38. Backyard Cooler

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A Backyard cooler that is polished yet rustic. We appreciate the difference between a standard take along cooler and this one that provides organization and style at home. This is the perfect size for both small and large decks holding 45 cans and necessary ice, complete with a bottle opener on the side.

39. Clean Air Plants

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Regardless of if they have a "green thumb" or not, this plant set comes in basic white planters, adds color to a room and has air purification benefits. Plants within them changed based on seasonal availability, but most require little upkeep and have scientific benefits of removing pollutants.

40. Appetizer Display

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This food display can be used in so many ways. Appetizers, fruits, desserts and dips. It's collapsible to save space which we think is the best part. Homeowners are prepared for gatherings no matter what and can use just parts of it, or the whole shebang if desired.

41. Vacation Savings Fund

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Okay so now that they're settled, it's time to save for that next vacation or whatever step in their life comes next. There's a little slot where they can slip coins and cash into when they have extra. This one reads "Our Adventure Fund", but you can find other sayings about tuition, baby fund and more.

42. Interior Design Book

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This new, big blank space is all theirs to get creative with. This book will give them ideas for a beautiful and laid back decorating vibe. It's got earthy tones for inspiration and an in depth look at how the designer plans a room, written with heart by Lauren Liess.

43. Sound Machine

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There can be some unexpected things to get used to while settling into a new home. This can mean neighbors, furnace noises or other random sounds. Make sure they sleep soundly in their new bedroom with a sound machine like this one. There are 20 different options and plenty of room to adjust the volume to help them mentally check out and rest up.

44. Organic Towel Set

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There's just something nice about receiving a brand new towel set. This one in particular is 100% organic cotton and includes 6 pieces within it. These are high absorbency towels that will freshen up their new bathroom, also available in 6 neutral color options.

45. Tea Light Candle Box

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Gorgeous personalized tea light candle box. This handmade wooden box can be personalized with a name of a message on the side. It has storage inside and room for 3 tea lights to sit on top. Handmade to order.

46. Perosalized Welcome mat

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Step into a new house with a personalized doormat. Personalized with painted laser engraved acrylic paint it’s a welcome addition to every front door. It is handmade to order.

47. Home Sweet Home

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Personalized “Home Sweet Home: print with the names and address underneath. It comes in a range of styles, fonts, colors and sizes to suit any style or furnishings. You can order it framed or as a print only.

48. Cheese Board

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Cheese board and knife set, this is the ultimate cheese board set. It includes the large board that has removable draw’s on each side with cheese knives, a round serving platter and a serving stone platter. Great for a quiet night in or a housewarming party.

49. Cutting Board

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Organic bamboo cutting board with three compartments and juice grooves. Extra-large size and thick, BPA free makes it perfect for any cutting needed, the grooves make it easy to store chopped items until needed and the juice grooves keep the mess contained. A great addition to any kitchen.

50. Aromatherapy Diffuser

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Ultrasonic aromatherapy essential oil diffuser with Bluetooth speaker. This sleek and stylish design meets modern tech. This essential oil infuser has a 4hr run time, 7 light options and Bluetooth speakers for creating the ultimate relaxing mood.

51. Cross Stitch Home

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Cross Stitch Home, capture the new home feels in this gorgeous cross stitch picture. Hand-stitched and framed in a wooden frame. All you need to do is send a photo and the details you want to be included, made to order.

52. Succulent Gift Box

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Succulent gift box, includes succulent, pot, soy candle and matches with a greeting card personalized on request. Also has a range of add on’s like lip balm, key chains etc so you can make it as big or small as you’d like. It’ll give the finishing touches to any new home.

53. Botanical Scented Candles

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Scented candle gift pack in Australian Botanical scents, 3 hand-poured soy candles in a range of Australian scents like Native Lime, River Mint and Lemon Myrtle these come beautifully packaged in a wooden box.

54. Polaroid Wood Block Print

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Polaroid Wood Block Print, get your favourite memory printed on a wood block with 4 sizes available they can either sit or hang in your best friends new house. Handmade to order, just send in your photos

55. Dish Towels

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Monaco Washed cotton dish towels, set of 4 in a range of colors. A set of 4 dish towels, in a classic combination of stripes, with different colors to choose from they’ll suit any kitchen interior.

56. Our First Home Wall Art

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Our First Home Wall art, personalized map of the area in black and white with a red heart at your house. Name, location and date can be added (does not include frame). Put the heart into a new first home.

57. A Gift Card

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Want to celebrate a new home but not sure what they need? Or what will suit them? Pottery barn gift cards got you covered. They are sure to find something they love for their new home.

58. A Keychain

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Personalized leather key chain with stainless steel ring. Available in a range of colors of leather and hardware, made from vegetable tanned leather.

59. A Succulent

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A set of 20 succulents, fully planted in pots just need to find the right space in their new home. Easy to care full, beautiful plants come fully rooter in 2 inch pots.

60. Throw Pillow

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Rebecca Attwood Happy Pillow, cotton-linen blend with bright yellow Happy across the front 14x20 insert (insert sold separately) machine washed and reversible to blue and yellow stripes. Perfect for a splash of colour and fun.

61. A coffee table

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A round coffee table with storage, rustic wood and metal design. Elegant design with rustic charm this table is perfect for any room, with a second level for storage it is functional and stylish.

62. Organic Essential Oil Set

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Organic Essential Oil Set x6. Pure natural lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus, lemongrass and orange essential oils. USDA Organic certified 100% pure, made in the USA. These are sure to add a relaxing calm to any home.

63. Eco Dot 4th Gen

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Eco Dot 4th gen smart speaker with smart plugin charcoal or pink, make it a smart home with the echo dot. Controls your smart home, ask it questions, play music and connect with others all through the echo dot.

64. A gift basket

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Welcome home gift basket with a bamboo cheese board, cheese knife, dishcloth, white picture frame, wooden spoons, soy candle, honey with dipper, stoneware mug, clay ornament (home sweet home), bliss balls and a card that can be personalized. Everything needs to get started and relax in a new house.

65. Hand soap

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Fer a Cheval Merseille Gentle Hand Soap. A nourishing blend of oils including sweet almond and argan. Comes in 3 scents Olive blossom, Aqua Tangerine or White Tea & Yuze. Beautifully packaged.

66. Home Scented Candle

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Feeling homesick these soy candle’s come a range of scents to remind you of your home state. Soy wax poured in the USA they will have you feeling at home anywhere.

67. Old Havana Serving Bowl

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Old Havana Serving bowl, a stylish mint-coloured serving bowl. It comes in small or large, perfect for casual dinners or guests. Not only a beautiful serving dish but a lovely statement piece that can be displayed anywhere.

68. Drop Cap Monogram Mug

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Drop cap monogram mug, make sure your favorite mug is yours with the drop cap monogram mug. Solid descaled stoneware, microwave and dishwasher safe. Perfect for everyone in the house.

69. Olive oil

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Premium Extra virgin oil, unfiltered cold-pressed made from Lianolia olives grown in the Corfu islands. Award-winning flavour profile beautifully packaged.

70. Cocktail Shaker Set

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Laser Engraved Cocktail Shaker Set, custom with initials shaker set you can decide if you want just the shaker or also the strainer and jigger plus custom initials all packaged in a gift box.

71. Zhara Vase

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Zhara Vase these gorgeous hand-painted stoneware VASES come in 3 sizes and 3 different colourways/patterns. All 3 are colorful and eye-catching, the hardest part will be deciding which one to get (or get them all!)

72. Sea Salt Blends

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Seasonally inspired sea salt blends, Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn & Classic sea salt blends beautifully packaged in a gift set box.

73. Mason Jar Set

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Mason Jar set x6, regular mouth jars with silver airtight lids and bands for measuring contents. Soda-lime glass, food-grade and led free.

74. Billion Dollar Empire

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Billion Dollar Empire How to create a real estate empire by Brent Spencer, learn how to purchase multiple properties and maximize growth.

75. Vogue Living Country

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Vogue Living Country, City, Coast. Take a look inside of the most spectacular houses and gardens owned by icons of fashion, design art and society.

76. 3D Wall Art

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Welcome home 3d wall art. This welcome home sign is written in gorgeous font, made of metal in a black finish perfect for indoors and outdoors.


FAQ

What do you give for a housewarming gift?

There’s really no right or wrong for housewarming gifts, it is entirely up to you and who the gift is for. To make sure your gift is loved keep in mind who it’s for, what they love and what they already have. Let’s face it everyone’s a cheeseboard but no one needs 12. If you aren’t sure stick to something like flowers, succulents, wine or candles.

What is a nice inexpensive housewarming gift?

There’s an amazing range of inexpensive housewarming gifts you can buy. We’ve listed some above, look for items like candles, dishcloths, keyrings, plants and essential oils all create a feeling of home without breaking the bank.

What is a good housewarming gift for a single woman?

There’s so many to choose from but we recommend a gift box with everything needed to relax after the big move as let’s face it moving is no picnic. A gift box full of gorgeous small items will help make her new house feel like a home. Aim for one with candles, succulents, spa items or wine.

What to get for the person who wants nothing?

As much as we all love gifts something we need nothing, for this, a gift card is the go-to solution. Choose one that suits the recipient, if they really need nothing think about food delivery or Amazon gift cards. If they might want to add some final touches to their new house, try Pottery Barn or Anthropologie.

What do I buy someone who has everything?

A bit like above its tricky to get things for someone who has everything, we recommend going with gifts that won’t hang around long term. Think a wonderful bottle of wine, bunch of flowers or plant or maybe a food/drink based hamper. All of these allow a gift to be given but without the received having to find space for it.

What are good last minute gifts?

There’s nothing worse than realizing you need a gift last minute. Luckily between florists and bottle shops you’ve got options, a lovely plant, bunch of flowers or a nice bottle of wine is always appreciated. If you aren’t close by and need an online option a gift card is always well received.