A new home is a new beginning. That makes both housewarming parties and good housewarming gifts imperative to setting the right tone for years to come. While, it’s easy to overlook housewarming presents as trivial, gifts for new homeowners can go a long way in helping them adjust to their new home.
So, whether you’re simply looking for moving in gifts or gifts for new homeowners, there’s no shortage of new home personalized gifts to choose from for new homeowners or renters.
And what better way to assist their adjustment than with unique housewarming gifts? Without further ado, here are our favorite personalized new home gifts for you to choose from!
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Best Personalized Housewarming Gifts Under $20
The price of a gift is, often, inconsequential! If you’re operating on a limited budget, there are plenty of unique housewarming gifts for you to choose from. Here are our favorite feasible personalized housewarming gift ideas!
Personalized Cutting Board
For some, the kitchen is the epicenter of all household activity and happiness. If you’re shopping for someone with a true passion for the culinary arts, then these personalized cutting boards are the perfect moving in gifts.
These handmade cutting boards come in a wide variety of wood types and sizes, all of which are specifications you have to make (these are good problems to have). You can even input what text you want to have engraved.
This cutting board could inaugurate the kitchen as the safe-haven it often is. Plus—who knows—maybe this will earn you a few free meals!
Personalized Return Address Stamp
While letter writing may feel like a lost art, these awesome personalized return address stamps are great original monogrammed housewarming gifts. Especially if the recipient considers themself an institution.
These great personalized housewarming gifts come in a number of stamp types, all of which are customizations you have to make. You can even choose to have a proof included. All you have to do is input the recipients’ name and address, and you’ll receive one of these truly original custom housewarming gifts.
Maybe this will be the kind of thing that causes them to return to a mode of correspondence that’s been lost as of late. Or maybe you’ll just bolster their ego. Either way, these housewarming presents are sure to make an impression!
Personalized Kitchen Towel
Part of moving into a new place is occupying it. This means leaving evidence throughout that it is, indeed, your territory. That’s what makes monogrammed housewarming gifts so great: they’re like flags planted throughout.
These great personalized hand embroidered kitchen towels are the perfect way for the new homeowner(s) to stake their claim on their kitchen! You just select what color they should be and input the name and year you want embroidered.
If you have any other color preferences or design requests, just list them or send them a message and they’re sure to work with you. These great personalized housewarming gifts could be the beginning of their campaign to claim their newfound territory!
Personalized Planter Box
If you’re shopping for someone with a veritable green thumb (and you guys have ensured it’s not an infection of some kind), then these personalized planter boxes are the perfect custom housewarming gifts.
These beautiful dusty brown handmade wooden boxes come with a plastic liner. They’re the perfect accessory to instate a little nature in their home. Just input what you want inscribed on it. You can even request a proof for your approval.
These planter boxes make good housewarming gifts, and they could be just what the right recipient needs to make their house feel like their home!
Best Personalized Housewarming Gifts Under $50
If none of these personalized housewarming gift ideas did it for you, then don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with plenty more personalized new home gifts that are a little more expensive, but sure to get the job done!
Custom Wood Coasters
If you’re shopping for someone who’s neurotically neat, then these custom wood coasters could be the perfect gift! Because, for some people, every ring left by an uncoastered glass on is essentially an added ring to Dante’s Inferno.
You can select how large you want your set to be, and you can even select if you want these coasters to have a cork backing. All you have to do is input your engraving instructions to personalize these truly unique gifts.
These coasters are bamboo, handmade, and sure to provide, if nothing else, at least a little peace of mind for those kinds of people. Which is certainly invaluable, right?
Personalized Family Recipe Book
Recipes are definitely the kind of gift that keeps on giving. But, since there are seemingly infinite recipes available online, what’s even better is a personalized recipe book that consolidates all of their favorite meals into a single place.
These leather bound recipe books are laser engraved and come with a button clasp. Each page has a section dedicated to the ingredients, directions, and any other notes you may need to prepare the dish.
This is a gift that transcends housewarming gifts and is practically waiting to become a family heirloom that generations will pass down in tandem!
Personalized Christmas Ornament
There’s nothing quite like Christmas to cement that a home is actually a home. The holiday is intimate, family-oriented, and involves so much decorating, that it’s the perfect inaugural ceremony. Everything before that feels probationary.
That’s what makes these beautiful handmade and custom Christmas ornaments a great gift to help make that holiday even more special than it already is. This gift will be a reminder that they’ve just moved in and will enjoy their home for as long as they’re able.
All you have to do is input the custom text and year you want it to display. And, maybe on Christmas when they’re doing their shopping, they’ll think of you, and you’ll have one more gift under the tree to open!
Custom Portrait Mug
The new homeowners or tenants will certainly enjoy innumerable cups of coffee or tea in their new home. And, as everyone can probably attest to, these beverages can truly set the tone for their day.
These custom portrait mugs are more than mugs. They’re happiness insurance. They’re handmade and metal, which means they’ll last a lifetime. Just select how many people are to be included and send a photo for the manufacturer to work with.
If you’d like to add animals, greenery, or some kind of frame, they just ask that you contact them and they’ll be more than accommodating! There’s no better gift than serenity, and this is about as close as you can get to that!
Best Personalized Housewarming Gifts Under $100
If none of these gifts have quite done it so far, and you want to make a grand gesture that’ll truly help them turn their new house into a home, don’t worry! Here are some new home personalized gifts that are sure to get the job done!
Personalized Map Print
Some people are really into their hometown. It can be kind of bizarre how much pride they have (and it’s usually unwarranted). But, if you know someone who has this obsession, then a personalized map print is the perfect gift.
These personalized map prints are a great way to ensure a piece of their home is always with them, and it may be just what they need to finally feel settled. All you have to do is select the size of the map, and specify what locations you want printed.
These map prints are simple blue, black and white, and they “work well with any color scheme.” This is gift could be just what that person needs to ameliorate homesickness—or just what they need to rub it in everyone’s faces a little more.
Personalized House Portrait
If this is the new homeowners first home, or even the new tenants first apartment, then this could be a great gift so they never forget all the memories they made! These beautiful digitally painted house portraits are sure to stay with them forever.
All you have to do is select the print and frame sizes and determine if you need any customizations to the photo (e.g. any text on the portrait). Then, you simply send a photo of the home to the manufacturer and wait for this unique gift to come in.
This kind of gift could be just what they need to consecrate their new house or apartment as their home. It’s sure to be unforgettable!
The first thing everyone sees—whether it’s a resident or guest—is the doormat. It’s truly a tone setter. And, with this personalized doormat, you’re ensuring they set the right tone before anyone even steps foot in their home!
All you have to do is select the size and the design color, and then you input what you’d like to have written on the doormat. These handmade doormats are heavy duty and high quality, and 100% natural coir.
This is the kind of housewarming gift especially new and inexperienced homeowners or tenants might not think to get, and it’s sure to be used in all the other homes they might inhabit!
Personalized Door Knocker
A door knocker may not be a great gift for everyone—but there’s certainly a type of person with a particular sense of aesthetic that this would be perfect for. While it may seem antiquated, this door knocker will definitely elevate the class of a home!
These handmade, personalized door knockers are solid brass with a satin nickel brass finish. They’re engraved and come with a beautiful gift box. All you have to do is input what you want engraved on the knocker itself.
And, while most people will opt for the bell (or even a text message), this is a great call back to simpler times. Plus, people are always missing (so they say) knocks on their door, and this will amplify them and make them impossible to miss!
Best Personalized Housewarming Gifts Over $100
Maybe you’re realizing that the person you’re shopping for won’t be satisfied with any of the aforementioned scrub gifts. Or maybe you really wanna make a grand overture. Or, perhaps, you’re the reason they had to move. Regardless of why you’re breaking the bank, we have you covered with some pricier housewarming gifts!
Personalized Wood Tray
If you’re shopping for a person, couple, or family who likes luxuriating (it’s a truly underappreciated quality), then this is the kind of gift you want to get them. Not only will it abet those kinds of people in their relaxation, these trays could also encourage people who don’t make that allowance for themselves to kick back.
These great personalized round wood trays come in different sizes and styles of your choosing, and you can even select the stain pattern options. If you feel inclined, you can also have a design, names and date of your choosing included.
These handmade trays are made of oak and maple, and they’re a beautiful piece to complete a beautiful home. And, since no one is more magnanimous than when they’re relaxing, maybe they’ll decide to return the favor on a whim!
Personalized Wine Decanter Set
If you’re shopping for people who have deluded themselves into thinking they can actually distinguish between wines, then this personalized wine decanter set is the perfect gift! It’ll surely raise their day drinking to rarified, classier terrain.
This handmade decanter comes with stemless wine glasses and beautiful wood box. Just input what you want printed on each individual piece, and if you have special design requests, they just ask you email them the files.
From the box itself, to the decanter and glasses, this unique gift is sure to come in handy (especially at a housewarming party). And, as a bonus, it might even earn you a few free glasses of wine. Though that’s not what you do it for, of course.
Personalized Dog Feeding Station
Dogs always end up being grandfathered into the family. It’s just a part of the deal. And, of course, there are people who spare no expense pampering said furry family extension. Which is understandable: they deserve it, too!
Whether they’re surrogates for children or simply additions to the family, you can’t go wrong with this personalized dog feeding station! You can select the stain color on the top and the base color. You can even have a personalized nameplate included.
These handmade gifts are sure to be a hit with every pup. Let’s face it—it’s not like they’re always acknowledged at these kinds of things. Even dogs deserve “their own dinner table” (even if they don’t exactly have the best manners).
Personalized Housewarming Gift Box
This is a great gift for anyone who loves barbecuing and bourbon. And, honestly, who doesn’t? This housewarming gift box is sure to be used, and possibly with the help of a few fingers of bourbon, it’s sure to be enjoyed.
This gift box comes with barbecue rub seasoning, beef jerky, grass-fed beef sticks, glasses, a reusable non-stick copper grill mat, bourbon barrel aged maple syrup, a wooden keepsake gift box with a signature ribbon, and of a personalized gift card.
If you’re shopping for someone who loves barbecuing, this is a great gift to get them started at their new house! And, hopefully, you’ll be able to reap some of those rewards. Whether it’s liquor, barbecue food, or (ideally) both.
Hopefully our list helped you found the personalized housewarming gift you were looking for!
We’re confident we’ve provided you with a great list of unique housewarming gift options. And, if we didn’t list anything that quite did it for you, hopefully we at least got you thinking and pointed you in the right direction.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. This is a gift that’s more important than you think—it could be your ticket to myriad dinner invitations and free meals, and—of course—free drinks. So don’t take this decision lightly!