The Best Housewarming Kitchen Gifts to Make a New Home Complete

Best Housewarming Kitchen Gifts
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Are you looking for the best housewarming kitchen gifts for your friends or family member who are new homeowners or moved into a new place? Then keep reading for the perfect housewarming gift ideas for that special someone’s new kitchen.


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Whether a best friend has just received the keys to their first home, a college student moving into some small apartments, or you’ve been invited to a housewarming party for a family member or co-worker, celebrating this important milestone with good housewarming gifts is both appreciated and there’s a good chance very much needed.

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When it comes to bringing a thoughtful gift, kitchen accessories, kitchen products, and general kitchen gift ideas are always high on a new homeowner’s wish list.

When searching for the perfect gift, traditional housewarming gifts are perfect whether for your favorite foodie or just a homeowner trying to fill their new space with great kitchen tools.

Gifting some of the best cooking gifts can go from unique housewarming gift ideas to more traditional and useful gift items like nonstick pans or even kitchen utensils.

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In addition, perhaps you’re looking for something quite practical or decorative, and in this case, there are plenty of kitchen-themed gifts you can choose from for the new homeowners’ fresh start.

So, let’s get into it!

We’re going to cover some of the best kitchen gifts for everyone from a home chef all the way to someone with a basic skill level in the kitchen – all while helping furnish that new house.

What Are Some of the Best Housewarming Kitchen Gifts?

When you’re shopping for the best housewarming gifts, focus on whether the homeowner needs to furnish an entire kitchen while only having a small space or if they are established and just need fresh and new home products.

In addition, it’s important to keep the new homeowner’s style and tastes in mind.

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You want to make sure to bring a great housewarming gift that matches their needs along with their personality.

The best part of selecting the best gift is knowing is something they’ll enjoy in their new home and use.

 A great way to begin shopping is to consider their decorating style as well as the types of activities (if they are home cooks or more of a takeout person) and what they’ll be doing in their new kitchen.

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Be sure to ask yourself while selecting your favorite gifts for the recipient if the gift is something they would pick out for themselves.

If you don’t know the new homeowner well, there are plenty of ideas to purchase – or a better way to gift – is just with some gift cards from Amazon or another retailer.


However, if you know your recipient well, then a personalized gift is the way to go.

In addition, you could also just gift a bottle of wine or a couple of bottles of white wines or red wines.

Perhaps you would like to enroll them in a wine club like one from The California Wine Club. This will help keep their new home stocked with a variety of wines for a while to come.



What Are Some Traditional Housewarming Gift Ideas for the Kitchen?

Sometimes a fun gift idea is to revert to something more classic and traditional.

If you’re looking for a classic housewarming kitchen gift, there are plenty of traditional items to choose from.

For example, you could give a set of dishes or a stainless steel cooking pot. Both these gifts are practical and will come in handy for everyday use for years to come.

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You could also opt for a cutting board or a serving platter. Both are great for entertaining in their new home and can make for a great conversation starter if the items are unique.

You could give a set of fun and personalized kitchen towels that will give some easy cleanup options after a party or just to display in the kitchen daily.

In addition, you could purchase a personalized apron for a fun gift.

Another classic housewarming kitchen gift idea is a set of wine glasses, beer mugs, or a bottle opener.

While these gift items are both practical and functional – they will be appreciated and are often available at retailers at a great price point.

If you are still hoping to stay within a traditional housewarming kitchen gift idea, then purchase a classic Dutch oven or a serrated utility knife.

These are very traditional, but timeless kitchen accessories.


What Are Some Kitchen Appliances to Give as Housewarming Gifts?

If you’re looking for something more high-tech, kitchen appliances are always a great and appreciated option.

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Consider gifting some of the following for a trendy and fun kitchen housewarming gift idea:



Or if your new homeowner doesn’t have too much space, gifting some small kitchen appliances will be appreciated.

 Consider gifting:



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Do Cookware and Utensils Make Great Housewarming Gift Ideas?


Absolutely! Setting the kitchen table isn’t complete without some cookware and utensils.

Whether for everyday use or a special time for the holiday season, these gifts are always a great choice for kitchen housewarming items.

Consider gifting a set of pots and pans or a single item kitchen accessory that’s perfect for cooking with fresh ingredients.

You could also give some knife sets or a cutting board for more precise slicing and dicing in the recipient’s new kitchen.


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For something a bit more unique, you could give a cast-iron skillet or a non-stick pan.

Both check the top spot for great everyday cooking that can last for years to come in the new home kitchen.

These items are also available in different colors to match the new kitchen decor.

In addition, you don’t have to be one of the best private chefs from New York or have a fancy kitchen to enjoy using and receiving a set of measuring cups and spoons for more precise cooking.


Do Kitchen Decor Gifts Make Good Housewarming Gift Ideas?

If you’re looking for something more decorative, kitchen decor gifts are always a great choice.

Consider gifting a fancy set of dinnerware or a set of glasses. You could also give a set of cookbooks or a serving set.


If you want to add a more personal touch, consider a set of personalized mugs or glasses.

You could also give a set of wall art or a set of decorative plates.


What Kitchen Gadgets Are Great for a Housewarming Gift?


As an added bonus for a tech-savvy new homeowner, new-age kitchen gadgets will make great gifts.



Consider gifting items like:



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Should You Gift Coffee and Espresso Items for Kitchen Housewarming Gifts?

Definitely! For the coffee lover, there are plenty of coffee-themed kitchen housewarming gifts that are sure to please.

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Whether gifting accessories or coffee itself, the coffee theme is both practical and usually brings both great and positive reviews from a recipient. 



Consider gifting coffee housewarming gift items like:


In addition, you could also give a set of flavored syrups or a set of coffee filters.

Or you could give a set of coffee beans or a set of personalized espresso cups for an added touch.

Pro tip: Save yourself a trip to the grocery store and check out the tons of great coffee accessories available on Amazon (and often come with free shipping with Amazon Prime).

My favorite syrups are Jordan’s Skinny Syrups. They are very affordable as the purchase amount is quite low and there are a variety of flavors.



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Which Baking and Cooking Accessories Make Great Housewarming Kitchen Gifts?

Whether gifting baking accessories or cooking accessories – each will make for some great housewarming kitchen gifts for the new homeowner.

There are a ton of kitchen items that will be both appreciated and will be well used like:




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What Are Some Everyday Household Items that Make Good Housewarming Kitchen Gifts?

When it comes to the practical side of gifting household items – there are a ton of things that a new homeowner or apartment dweller will need, and they will often be just as appreciated as a fancier option.

For some of the most practical and thoughtful home items consider gifting kitchen housewarming things like:




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Final Thoughts

When it comes to the best housewarming kitchen gifts – no matter which you select – they will be appreciated by the new homeowner.

From traditional to modern kitchen items, there are plenty of great gifts you can choose from.

Whether you’re looking for something traditional, classic, practical, or more decorative, there are some great kitchen housewarming gifts sure to make someone’s day.

Your turn!

Have you received any of these best housewarming kitchen gifts when you moved? Do you have a favorite kitchen housewarming gift you love to bring to a new homeowner? Let us know in the comments!

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69 thoughts on “The Best Housewarming Kitchen Gifts to Make a New Home Complete”

  1. Shilpa Bindlish

    Thank you for sharing this list. The gifts should always be of utility for the receiver like you shared.

    1. Hi Shilpa!

      I totally agree. I love gifting items I know a new homeowner will need and use.

      Thank you for reading!

    2. This is a great list! It’s definitely given me some ideas.

    1. Hi Rebekka!

      I’m excited you found the housewarming kitchen gifts to be outside the box. I love bringing unique ideas to readers.

      Thank you for reading!

  2. Whitney Stewart

    I wish I had this list for when I still had a Hope Chest! Lol! Lots of these things I have, while others like a waffle iron I didn’t even think about. Thank you so much for sharing this! I’ll keep it in mind for a future use!

    1. Hi Whitney!

      I remember having a hope chest for my first apartment. I missed a lot of things, too. After moving a few times – I’ve collected quite a few fun kitchen items. I’m sure you’ll be adding to your collection soon.

      Thank you for reading!

  3. Ooh they’re all practical which the gift receivers would love for sure 🙂 Thanks for these ideas!

    1. Hi Tweenselmom!

      I love bringing both practical and unique gift ideas to readers. I’m glad you liked the ideas in the post.

      Thank you for reading!

    1. Hi Simona!

      I’m glad you found the best housewarming kitchen gifts post to be in-depth. I love bringing lots of ideas to readers.

      Thank you for reading!

    1. Hi Madison!

      I’m glad you liked the housewarming kitchen gift ideas.

      Thank you for reading!

  4. Tammi

    Love the combination ideas, especially the coffee makers and mugs. Tons of great suggestions!

    1. Hi Tammi!

      I love receiving and gifting everything coffee and mugs, too. Always a great housewarming kitchen gift idea.

      Thank you for reading!

  5. I never know what to get for housewarming gifts so this is sooo helpful! Thanks for sharing.

    1. Hi Liv!

      I know what you mean. It can be a difficult decision what to gift for housewarming kitchen gifts. I’m glad you found the post helpful.

      Thank you for reading!

  6. A very good housewarming gift is practical and decorative. I love these ideas!

    1. Hi Beth!

      I’m excited you love the housewarming kitchen gift ideas. I love sharing lots of ideas with readers.

      Thank you for reading!

  7. These look amazing gifts and would love to try gift my aunt something of this list. Great ideas!

    1. Hi Fransic!

      I’m excited you liked the post. I’m sure your aunt will love a housewarming kitchen gift.

      Thank you for reading!

  8. Love this post! Thanks for sharing. I will definitely be using this in the near future!

    1. Hi Annaclaire!

      I’m excited you loved the post and will come back to the best housewarming kitchen gifts soon.

      Thank you for reading!

  9. This is a wonderful post! So many great ideas. I am a realtor – I usually get closing gifts for my clients. I’ve purchased a few of the items you’ve listed on here in the past, but I pulled a ton of new ideas for future reference. Definitely saving this post!

    1. Hi Lauren!

      I’m so excited you found some new ideas to gift clients. I love bringing fresh ideas to readers and so glad you found some housewarming gift ideas for the future.

      Thank you for reading.

    1. Hi Sam!

      I’m so excited you love the housewarming kitchen gifts and the ideas in the post.

      Thank you for reading!

  10. These are perfect housewarming presents. Useful stuff! I wish I had an Air-fryer at my housewarming party.

    1. Hi Sonia!

      I’m glad you found the housewarming kitchen gifts perfect. I must say – my air fryer is one of my favorite gadgets at my home. We use it a lot!

      Thank you for reading!

    1. Hi Deanna!

      I’m so excited you love the best housewarming kitchen gifts.

      Thank you for reading!

  11. These are all lovely and thoughtful ideas. How nice to shower someone with a housewarming gift. We would have liked any of these when we moved into our home.

    1. Hi Marysa!

      I’m so excited you found the housewarming kitchen gift ideas to be lovely and thoughtful. I always enjoy celebrating a move with a gift to friends and family.

      Thank you for reading!

  12. Whitney Stewart

    Had to come back for a second look, lol! There’s so much to making a well functioning kitchen, that you don’t really know about all the components until you have your very own. Again thank you for sharing this! I’m still going to ask for some of this stuff for my birthday and possibly Christmas too.

    1. Hi Whitney!

      I really appreciate you popping back to the article for a second read. I hope you get lots of great stuff for your birthday and Christmas.

      Thank you for reading!

  13. This is such a helpful list for all those times when you have no idea what to get someone! Thanks for the ideas!!

    1. Hi Tiffany!

      I’m so excited you found the housewarming kitchen gift ideas to be helpful. I know what it’s like to struggle to find the right gift.

      Thank you for reading!

  14. Chims

    NIce ideas for housewarming kitchen gifts. I never knew there could be as much. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Hi Chims!

      The sky is the limit with housewarming kitchen gifts! It’s amazing all the new fun gadgets and kitchen accessories.

      Thank you for reading!

  15. Oh my goodness I wish I could have a re-housewarming party so I could get some of these awesome gifts! They’re all winners! Saving for future reference!

    1. Hi Julie!

      I’m excited you are saving the best housewarming kitchen gifts post for the future. I always enjoy bringing readers lots of options for different occasions.

      Thank you for reading!

  16. Catia

    What a great list of kitchen gifts! I have some of these but totally wish I had more now! haha

    1. Hi Catia!

      There are a ton of fun kitchen gifts available today! It’s amazing all the choices!

      Thank you for reading!

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  18. Wow! What a great list! Not only for gift giving but for some items I am looking to replace in my own kitchen! So many wonderful ideas!

    1. Hi Stephanie!

      I’m so glad you found the housewarming kitchen gift ideas wonderful. There are so many great kitchen options available these days!

      Thank you for reading!

  19. Great ideas! I just had to buy a housewarming gift wish I had seen this before. Your ideas are better!

    1. Hi Rena!

      Thank you for the kind words! I’m so glad you liked the housewarming kitchen gift ideas.

      Thank you for reading!

  20. So many great ideas! I wish we had more counter space, but we have always loved the housewarming gifts we received. I just bought my brother a personailized cutting board on Etsy, which they enjoy. I love the wine club idea too! Pinned it!

    1. Hi Jessica!

      I’ve seen the personalized cutting boards – that’s a great housewarming kitchen gift idea! I’m glad your brother enjoyed the gift.

      Thank you for reading!

  21. All great idea! I find so many people have everything that they need so I like buying gift cards to attach to a cute utensil or gadget.

    1. Hi Trishy!

      That’s a great idea! A new homeowner can definitely utilize a gadget and a gift card!

      Thank you for reading!

    1. Hi Melann!

      I love providing readers with lots of choices to make their selection for the best gift.

      Thank you for reading!

  22. I will return to this article often. I know several young couples who are moving into new homes and the list of kitchen gifts here will be great to refer to!

  23. Carmella Hoeft

    We full time travel in a small trailer, so kitchen appliances need to be of HIGH value to make it into the RV, haha. This is a fabulous list to look through and figure out what makes the cut and what doesn’t.
    Thank you!!

  24. I’m loving this list! Saving this to refer back to later for Mother’s Day!

  25. Hannah

    Love this rich information! Lots to work with here

  26. So helpful! My brother is moving into a new house in a few weeks and this list is perfect. Thanks!

  27. Vanessa Ojeogwu

    Great article, thanks for sharing!

  28. Wow! I wish I had some of these in my kitchen. Thanks for sharing.

  29. Thanks for sharing this great list. I always feel like I get the same kind of gift but now I have a bunch of new ideas.

  30. Thanks for sharing these ideas! There are many very good ones I can use 🙂

  31. Nicolle

    I love all of these ideas, such a great variety!! High five for the waffle maker!! Gotta love a waffle maker 😉

  32. Yufi Mukut

    Great list! All very useful kitchen items. Thank you for the idea.

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