12 Spring-Forward Housewarming Gifts Any Host Will Love
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We’re finally approaching the spring season, which means warmer weather, longer days, and an influx of housewarming invites from recently moved-in friends who are ready to show off their new places.
Whether they’re celebrating a new apartment or finally breaking in their outdoor space, finding a great seasonally-appropriate housewarming gift can be difficult. To help your search, we’ve rounded up 12 of the best gifts to bring to any spring housewarming party.
1. Stylish Outdoor Drinkware, $39+
If your hosts are lucky enough to have an outdoor space in their new home, you can’t go wrong gifting them outdoor-friendly tableware. This fashionable Tarhong collection comes in three sizes and two colors. Plus, it’s all acrylic, so each piece is durable and won’t shatter in the event of an unfriendly gust of wind or clumsy dinner guest.
2. Flowers That Last, $70+
For a fun twist on a classic housewarming gift, pick out a flower bouquet made of felt. These beautiful, fair trade blooms are dyed, cut, and stitched by hand in Nepal and are the perfect gift for sustainable and eco-conscious hosts. If the pre-arranged bouquets aren’t your style, you can also browse single stems.
3. A Serving Board for Any Spread, $22.49
For a reliable and straightforward gift, look no further than a sizable serving board. This double-handle wood serving board will inspire spreads that are perfect for any seasonal soirée.
4. A Lightweight Pitcher, $41
The warmer seasons wouldn’t be the same without our favorite spring refreshments. If your host would agree, gift them this covered Cordoba pitcher for their next happy hour or outdoor dinner party. This large pitcher is lightweight, shatterproof, and dishwasher safe, making it an ideal gift for anyone serving drinks to a large group.
5. A Hand-Poured Candle that Smells Like the Season, $68
Nothing says happy housewarming better than a pleasant candle. Inspired by the spring of 1998, this clean and sustainable soy-wax candle packages a delicate spring fragrance in a beautiful purple glass.
6. A Chic Decanter, $39.95
If you’re looking for a sophisticated gift that will elevate any dinner party, try this decanter from Crate & Barrel. With well-designed curves and an angle-cut rim, this handmade carafe is both elegant and functional.
7. An Eye-Catching Serving Tray, $88
For the host with a thing for patterned dishware, this checkered serving tray is a great piece to add to their collection. The tray is hand-painted and made with heavy-gauge steel, making it a reliable gift for anyone who wants to serve their spring favorites with a decorative flair.
8. A Hand-Crafted Glass Vase, $79+
A vase is a timeless housewarming present for any host who likes fresh (or felt) blooms in their home. With two sizes and both a light and dark color option, this handcrafted vase from Pottery Barn is a guaranteed success in any new space.
9. A Bartender Kit with Recipe Cards,
If their new place guarantees a new bar setup, this host needs a professional bartender kit. This affordable set comes with all the essentials, including recipe cards with the bartender basics.
10. A Handmade Butter Dish, $82
When it comes to shopping for serious cooks, you can’t go wrong with a functional kitchen accessory as a housewarming present. Handmade by Catalina Parra, this glazed ceramic butter dish from Base Ceramics is dishwasher safe and will look perfect on their dinner table, patio table, or kitchen counter.
11. An Understated Ice Bucket, $30
With warmer weather approaching, an ice bucket is a simple gift to keep drinks cold in the backyard and beyond. From designer Aaron Probyn, this practical gift will be a seasonal staple for anyone serving cold beverages.
12. An Artistic Chess Set, $140
If your host loves a game night, a nice chess set can be a creative way to add to their fun and to their space. With each piece designed by toy artist Panisa Khunprasert for the MoMA, this sleek wooden chess set is a tasteful gift for any gamer. Are they more a fan of board games? Gift them this luxury Monopoly game instead.
What is your favorite housewarming gift to give? Sound off below!