25 Out of the Box Gift Ideas for New Homeowners

Coming up with gift ideas can be nerve wracking and difficult, especially when you’re looking for something unique and fun. When it comes to buying a gift for a new homeowner however, there are plenty of things you can find to spice up their new abode.

To get your creative juices flowing and help you on your quest for the perfect present, here’s our list of 25 out of the box gift ideas for that new homeowner that’s hard to shop for.

A Different Kind of Home Entertainment

New homeowners are sure to have friends and family over more often now that they have the party space, which means they’re going to need games to entertain their guests. We’re not talking about board games; we’re talking about something a bit bigger…

Corn hole


Foosball Table


The Home Owner’s Manual

This handy book includes operating instructions, troubleshooting tips, and advice on home maintenance. From how to fix a leaky faucet to how often to clean your chimney, this book has all the answers!


Plants are a classic house warming gift but we’re not talking about that hideous, questionably fake 1970’s ficus your aunt still has shoved in her corner.  Here are some fresh ideas for getting a little bit of green and color to brighten up a new home.

A Potted Succulent

Not only are they gorgeous, they’re some of the easiest plants to take care of!

Or These Hanging Succulents

A Hanging Herb Garden

It’s cute, practical and makes a new home smell wonderful!

Zen Bamboo Plant

Personalized Gear

There are tons of personalized home goods you can get a new homeowner. Not only are these goods necessary to a home, they bring a bit of unique personality to it! No matter what your budget, you can find something to personalize as a gift.

Cutting Board

Monogram Doormat

Welcome Sign


Unique Kitchen Wares

Now that your new homeowners have more kitchen storage space, they have more room for all those fun things they don’t really need, but secretly want anyways.

Himalayan Salt Plank

Dessert Stand

Drink Dispenser

Panini Maker

Squirrel Nut Cracker Bowl


Most new homeowners don’t have tools because they’ve never had to fix their own kitchen cabinets, toilet, or performed any other household fixes. Most people have a hammer, wrench and screw drivers but here are a few tools they may not have that come in handy A LOT.

Utility knife


Hex Tool

Also known as an allen key, this bad boy is used to drive in bolts and screws with a hexagonal socket in the head – things that don’t fit with your average Philips or flat head screwdriver. A must for putting together Ikea furniture!

Stud finder


Key toppers

If you’re looking for just a little something for the new homeowners, you can’t go wrong with these cute and quirky key caps. They help you remember which key is which plus they’re adorable! You can find them in practically any theme or pattern. Here are a fun ones we found…

Or Ti-Keys for the new vacation home owners…

Do you have a great gift idea for a new homeowner? Leave us a comment and share your creative gifting idea!

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