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2015 Gift Guide: New Homeowner

We all have them – friends that recently moved into a new place and you know that with that comes needing things to decorate it. There’s nothing sadder than a new pad with nothing in it. Help your pals out by gifting them with fun housewares that will make their new space feel like a home.

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General Bowl from Good Thing \\\ $49
A clever catchall container to hold a multitude of items, like fruit, veggies, or miscellany.

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Hanging Planter White/Half Black Dots by Reneé Boyd \\\ $70
A simple, handmade planter with a satiny white glaze and decorated with black dots to hang your plants or succulents.

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Aura Brass Wind Chime Dural Ring by Michele Varian \\\ $210
Ceramic shapes and wood pieces hang from a spun brass bell chime that emits a soft, metallic ring when activated by wind.

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Airplantframe Vertical Garden \\\ $110
A creative way to add greenery to your home by way of a vertical garden frame which eliminates the need for soil.

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Soma Black Pitcher \\\ $49
A limited edition first run of this pitcher includes a $15 donation to charity:water to help provide access to clean drinking water to someone in Bangladesh.

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Bar Keyring Bottle Opener by Marmol Radziner \\\ $90
A handy and necessary tool for any home, this bottle opener is handmade meaning no two finishes will be the same in the beginning or stay that way as they age.

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Dahlia Coasters by Chilewich \\\ $18
A set of 6 dahlia-shaped coasters in metallic finishes that can be used indoors or out.

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Play Coat Rack in Candy by Normann Copenhagen \\\ $75
Every house needs a coat rack by the door, making this minimally designed one (with playful colors), a household necessity.

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Hand-Eye Supply 6 Pc Screwdriver Set \\\ $48
The perfect set of screwdrivers that will have you covered for any project that might come up, all conveniently kept in one place.

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Birch Simple Clock from Bungalo \\\ $99
A simple, lightweight clock that’s a stylish piece of decor while keeping you in touch with the time.

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Zinful Wine Cup by David Rasmussen Design \\\ $33.50
Their version of a stemless wine glass which features an elegant wooden base.

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Tank Decanter by Tom Dixon \\\ $125
A space age-inspired decanter that’s topped off with polished copper accents.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.