Gift Ideas For New Homeowners

By Kyla Price

For those special people in your life who are new homeowners, the gift-giving ideas are seemingly endless. To help narrow things down, here are some ideas to consider when shopping for housewarming holiday gifts.


Even when buying a brand new home, many folks decide to change paint colors. As such, you can never go wrong with a gift card to a local paint store. As an added gift, consider offering to paint with your friend or family member. By doing so, you can lessen the burden on the new homeowner while also paving a pathway to fun memories as you aid with the project.

Shower Rod

Another great, yet obscure gift is a curved shower rod. This is especially helpful for folks who live in smaller homes, as it increases the space in one’s shower by adding up to one foot of extra room. With options like old-world bronze, chrome, and satin nickel, you can pick a finish that matches other décor and fixtures in your friend or family member’s bathroom. Pay attention to things like light fixture finishes, towel bars and so forth, and try to pick the finish that best fits the environment.


Most folks love to show off their new homes, so another great gift idea is a three-pot crockpot. Combined into one unit, these little pots enable cooks to prepare a few dishes at once, all without the hassle of having to micromanage a meal. Especially for a new homeowner, this is a convenient way to entertain while still being able to balance all of life’s other necessities.

Energy Efficient Bulbs

New homeowners don’t always think to buy energy efficient bulbs for their homes, so another gift that’s great for giving is LED bulbs. Based on usage of three hours daily, many LED bulbs can last over 20 years, while using a whopping 85% less energy than old-fashioned incandescent light bulbs. This is like giving two gifts in one, as you’re giving the gift of energy savings on top of furnishing lighting equipment.


Although the weather is nippy, some outdoor planters are a perfect addition to any home. Consider windowsill planters, wrought iron stands, and self-standing planters.


Lastly, consider buying a large or small painting crafted by a local artist. This is a way you can support the local economy while also giving your friend or family member a one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gift that can be cherished for a lifetime.