12 Unique Housewarming Gift Ideas for New Homeowners

Moving into a new home is an exciting and stressful experience. Once it's all said and down, the boxes are unpacked and the dust settles, it's time to celebrate the new digs with a housewarming party!

A great way to show your support for friends and loved ones who have moved into a new home (besides hauling boxes) is to give them a unique housewarming gift. Lucky for you, we’re experts on finding the best gift ideas for this special occasion, and here on the Cratejoy marketplace, there are plenty of monthly gift box options that will help anyone settle in.

From gourmet food boxes and candle gifts, to home decor boxes and house plants delivered right to the new place, we’ve put together a dozen housewarming gift ideas that will add the perfect finishing touch to any humble abode!

1. MyRenovar


Price: Starts at $44.99

About the Box: Make sure the new space has some decadent new decor by gifting a subscription to MyRenovar. Add new energy and style into the home throughout the year with a monthly or quarterly box that's focused on top-quality home decor for everyday living. Curated by the pros to deliver creative design elements, unpack a mix of 4-6 artisan decor items, like decorative throw blankets, planters, wooden cutting boards, kitchen tools, coasters, candle holders and more.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from Canada around the 10th of each month

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2. Betty Boomerang


Price: Starts at $42.50

About the Box: Featuring themes like Happy Camper and Poolside Pastel, Betty Boomerang is a great housewarming gift for the happy couple who just bought the post-and-beam of their dreams! Available in Mini or Regular, every bi-monthly box brings a curated blast from the past, sending either 2 or 4-5 retro-designed home goods and accessories, including everything from coasters, barware and kitchen accessories, to calendars, paper goods and umbrellas.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. mid-month

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3. Sugar-Bee-Designs


Price: Starts at $20.67

About the Box: Add a little touch of DIY creativity with a monthly gift subscription to Sugar-Bee-Designs. Delivering all the necessary supplies, step-by-step instructions and a link to a helpful video tutorial, each monthly box brings a crafty home decor project, like a small door hanger, a wooden sign, or a seasonal piece that's themed around an upcoming holiday. Each kit offers an opportunity for the new homeowners to make a one-of-a-kind decoration to proudly display!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. between the 4th-7th of each month

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4. Home Made Luxe


Price: Starts at $25.99

About the Box: Home Made Luxe is a monthly subscription box that's devoted to searching out fun, trendy DIY projects that are perfect for helping make any house a home. Each month's box is filled with all the supplies needed, including materials, tools, accessories and easy-to-follow instructions, plus 1 Pinterest-worthy recipe and a small crafty freebie. From colorful wall hangings to unique jewelry storage options, each project adds a little character and charm to the new pad.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. on the first Saturday of every month

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5. The Plant Club


Price: Starts at $15.82

About the Box: Brighten the new living room, bedroom or kitchen with a touch of green when you send a subscription to The Plant Club. A perfect housewarming gift that's available in 2 different options, each box brings a vibrant new plant, grown and shipped in a 4" plastic pot, along with appropriate plant-care instructions. Curated to ensure plenty of variety, grow a fun collection of succulents, houseplants and seasonal plants month after month.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. with the initial box shipping as quickly as possible

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6. EatTiamo - Cook Italian Food at Home


Price: Starts at $49.00

About the Box: Help them learn their way around the new kitchen with EatTiamo, a monthly meal-kit subscription that sends delicious food to prepare a meal for 4 people. Highlighting a different Italian region with every box, unpack 7 full-size gourmet food products made by producers from the featured locale. From high-end pasta to traditional sauces, each kit delivers simple, straightforward recipes making it easy to prepare a full meal just like those in the beautiful Tuscan countryside or coastal Cinque Terre.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. around the 15th of each month

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7. Olfactorie Candles


Price: Starts at $25.00

About the Box: Give the gift of a freshly scented new house with Olfactorie Candles. Great as either a housewarming or hostess gift, this monthly subscription comes in 3 different tiers. Themed around some of the most famous cities in the country, the Mini Sampler brings 3 votive candles, a travel mist, or a mix of both, the Customized City Box sends 2 full-size jar candles or diffusers per preference, plus a free votive, and the Deluxe Box brings both a full-size candle and diffuser and a travel spray, all featuring inviting fragrances.

Shipping: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 4th of the month

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8. Art Crate


Price: Starts at $29.00

About the Box: Personally curated art gives any new place that special touch of individuality it needs, making Art Crate one of the best housewarming gifts around. Building the ideal gallery wall throughout the year, choose from 8 different subscription options that represent a range of print sizing and framing options. A personal art curator will help identify unique styles and individual tastes, and act as a guide to help select 1 piece of art work that is guaranteed to match the new decor.

Shipping: Ships to select countries from the U.S. within 5-7 days after making your selections

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9. Project Home DIY


Price: Starts at $42.99

About the Box: Whether you're searching for a housewarming gift for a best friend, a family member, or your favorite couple, Project Home DIY will help them get their craft on to make a beautiful decor piece to christen the new place! A perfect gift for craft enthusiasts, each monthly kit sends all the supplies, tools and instructions needed to create beautiful decorative pieces, like string art or handmade wall hangings. With all the prep work done ahead of time, just open the box and get right to the making.

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. on the 1st of the month

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10. He Wines, She Dines


Price: Starts at $49.00

About the Box: While showing up at the front door with a bottle of wine is always a welcome gesture, grab the corkscrew and break out the stemless wine glasses to take the celebration up a notch with He Wines, She Dines. Focusing on delivering top-quality wines that are tailored to individual tastes and preferences, choose from 3 different subscription options to send 2-3 bottles of wine or sparkling wine that's been hand-selected from some of the top boutique vineyards from around the world.

Shipping: Ships within US on the 9th of every month

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11. greenUP Box


Price: Starts at $42.95

About the Box: New homes signify new beginnings, so send a gift set that's all about making positive lifestyle changes that will help ensure a brighter future with greenUP Box. Helping to make it easier to reduce unnecessary waste and transition away from a throw-away culture, each bi-monthly box carries a theme, like the Market Box or the Morning Routine, and is filled with 4-6 zero-waste alternatives to everyday products. Open to find plenty of practical reusables, from totes to toothbrushes, for all areas of life!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S.

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Price: Starts at $5.91

About the Box: Deliver a simple thoughtful housewarming gift with a monthly subscription to FRESHCUTKY. Each monthly box sends beautiful handmade soaps or wax melts that are 100% vegan and made from only the highest quality ingredients. The new homeowners will appreciate the soft, subtle scents and subdued colors packed into every box, proving that common everyday items can make perfect practical gifts that are guaranteed to be useful and enjoyed!

Shipping: Only ships within the U.S. by the 21st of each month

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