Looking for practical housewarming gifts for a newlywed couple or new homeowners? Here’s what I suggest!
We went to my niece Samantha’s wedding last summer and decided to give her a fun wedding present! We ended up gifting her a fun “Choose Your Own Adventure” Wedding Gift which she said was one of their favorites and made them laugh.
But we didn’t only want to gift them a funny wedding present. We wanted to be a bit more practical and useful as they worked to set up a home together.
As a professional blogger who shares an awful lot of how to clean tutorials on my website, I knew we could put together some practical housewarming gifts for them, a collection of great household essentials to give them. I know these won’t all last forever, but I do know that they are awesome!
I even included a copy of my Speed Clean the Deep Clean ebook which shares some great household cleaning tips and tricks so that they’ll be ready to whip out the right cleaning materials when the time comes for them to clean up whatever random stain or mess in their home!
Practical Housewarming Gifts
Included in our practical housewarming gift for them were the following items:
- Baking Soda
- Hydrogen Peroxide
- Bar Keepers Friend
- Four Monks Cleaning Vinegar
- Glass Cleaner
- Microfiber Cleaning Cloths
- Scour Pads
- Dawn Dish Soap
- Mr. Clean Magic Erasers
- Speed Clean the Deep Clean ebook
Additional practical housewarming gift ideas include:
There are a lot of great cleaning and housewarming gifts that we didn’t personally include (due to various reasons). Some of these are quick additional add-on items to the list above, and some could be more expensive new home gifts like a cool vacuum.
- Finish Dishwasher Detergent
- Cotton Balls
- Hand Towels
- Paper Towels
- Rubbing Alcohol
- Dish Scrubber
- Dish Sponges
- Small Broom and Dust Pan Set
- Spin Mop or Swiffer
- Duster or Dust Wipes
- Citrus Essential Oils
- Upright Vacuum, portable handheld vacuum, or robot vacuum cleaner
Of course, there are lots of other great practical housewarming gift ideas you could give to a newlywed couple (or college student or new homeowner). These might include:
- Home Organizers (Storage Bins, Coat Hangers, Tupperware, etc)
- Maid Services
- Kitchen Supplies and Tools (like can openers, thermometers, baking cups, cutting boards and cookie cutters)
- Small Kitchen Appliances
- Pots and Pans
- Cooking Utensils
- Bedding, Blankets, and Other Linens
- Picture Frames
- First Aid Kit
- Google Home or Amazon Echo
- Meal Delivery Service like Hello Fresh
- Bookshelves or Bookcases
Whatever you decide to gift them, be sure to wrap it up and proudly give it to them!
Practical gifts are the best gifts, in my opinion! They last a long time, will get used, and don’t usually need to meet a certain taste or preference like more decor or unique new home gifts do.
What do you like to give as a practical housewarming gift?