No matter what stage of life you're in, we're willing to bet your calendar stays jam-packed with one housewarming party after another. Whether it's for a friend's first apartment, a family member's first home, or the unveiling of a parent's dream renovation, the celebration always calls for a special gift of congratulations for the new resident.
You'll want to opt for something personal, something that shows how well you know the happy new homeowners or apartment dwellers. However, it also can't be so unique that it ends up in a closet waiting for the right moment to be regifted. So rather than seek out sculptural oddities or random knick-knacks, go for the essentials. Think house plants, candles, chic cleaning supplies (yes, there's such a thing), and bar accessories.
Ahead, discover 15 of the best housewarming gifts under $100. They're so good; you'll be tempted to save a few for your own place.
There's a reason this first thing many people think of when mulling over a housewarming gift purchase is an indoor plant. Adding plants—fresh or faux—is an easy way to make any place feel more like home instantly.
For someone who loves to play host, consider a sophisticated bar tool set. It contains all of the essentials for setting up a classy speakeasy setting right at home.
While it may not seem like the most glamorous gift, every new homeowner could use a few cleaning essentials that won't cramp their style. Plus, these tools from CB2 are made by artisans in Berlin from oiled beechwood.
Nice hand soap is always appreciated. This French liquid soap is made in Marseille's oldest soap factory and is hypoallergenic, organic, and preservative-free.
For those open to the healing powers of sage, this bundle makes for a thoughtful (and useful) gift. Thought to cleanse spaces and promote positive energy, it's just thing for anyone who's just moved into a new home.
This pitcher makes a great gift for anyone who loves to entertain. It's perfect for holding batch cocktails or fruit-infused water.
There's nothing like a light throw blanket to up the cozy factor of a new home. This one comes in a fun, lively shade of yellow with playful pom poms for added texture.
A new home is nothing without the perfect scents to fill the air. Give the gift of a chic aromatherapy diffuser designed to infuse any space with essential oils for a relaxing, fresh atmosphere.
This olive oil set comes with both mild and robust options meant for those with a penchant for cooking. Made in Greece, the robust olive oil derives from Koroneiki olives grown in Lakonia, and the mild one comes from Manaki olives grown in Argolida.
Not only does this rose quartz object look striking, but it also boasts a host of feel-good benefits. It's a stone thought to open up the heart chakras to make room for unconditional love and positive energy. Tell whomever you gift it to that it should sit on their bedside table for a rejuvenating, peaceful slumber.
This set of cheese knives featuring a luxe natural horn handle will make any host want to throw together a cheese plate, stat. They're perfect for entertaining a crowd with lite bites.
This cute coffee table book about houseplants is just the thing for a new homeowner or apartment dweller, mostly because they're likely about to receive a plethora of indoor plants.
This set of three bitters—including orange, smoked chili, and ginger—is an ideal gift for anyone ready to step up their home-mixology skills.
This fragrant candle smells of Hawaiian sugar cane, sea salt, pink grapefruit, kaffir lime, canary melon, white musk, and tequila barrel wood. It also comes in a modern matte container to blend in with any existing décor.
Few things are worse than moving into a new place and attempting to open a bottle of wine, only to realize that you tossed your old corkscrew while packing up your belongings. This wine and champagne kit is sure to be appreciated. It even comes with silicone stoppers and a wine opener designed by a Napa Valley winemaker.