Buying a gift in honor of someone’s housewarming event is always a thoughtful gesture, but sometimes it can be tricky to decide what to buy. When you’re not sure what the style of their home is, you might not want to get something that doesn’t fit, and you also might not want to buy something that they will never use and will sit in the corner of a closet forever. Here are some tips on great gifts that people will actually be excited to get.
Petite Pauline Candle Holder
These candleholders are just trendy enough but also minimalistic enough that they won’t ever look garish or horribly dated. They are also very subtle, so they won’t demand a lot of attention when placed in a room. They are hand blown and beautiful on their own, and truly make a statement with a taper as well.
Anthropologie Gleaming Primrose Vanity Tray
This elegant vanity tray is perfect for all styles of homes. For those who love antiques, this is of course a wonderful piece to add. For those with modern homes, it adds a lovely touch of antiquity without feeling old-fashioned. The mirror element creates interest, especially when it is used to hold perfume bottles and other little glamorous baubles. It can also be used as an elegant serving tray when guests are over.
Cultiver Linen Table Napkins
Linen table napkins are a great gift, since most people don’t really think about buying cloth napkins but will always appreciate having them. These add a small touch of elegance to any tablescape without being over the top. Cultiver is known for producing fine textiles, so you know these are top quality.
Connect Four, For Adults
This modern Acrylic Four In A Row, or Connect Four, from CB2 is a wonderful whimsical yet still classy gift. It’s a fun gift that will evoke childhood nostalgia, but since it is made of clear acrylic with marbleized resin game pieces give the whole thing a show-stopping look. It’s both a modern art pieces and a playable game.
Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6
If you’re still weary of buying a gift for someone’s home, you can get them the Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6, which prints out photos instantly and can be placed around the home. That way, your friend will be able to customize their home decor using the gift you gave them. This particular camera prints out square photos, so it’s like a real-life Instagram photo.