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Housewarming Holiday Gifts – The Best Modern Gifts for New Homeowners

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12.01.21 | By
Housewarming Holiday Gifts – The Best Modern Gifts for New Homeowners
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Is someone on your list celebrating their first holidays in a new home? Make it truly special with a modern holiday gift they’ll continue to reach for. From luxe candles and linens to kitchen wares and home decor, new homeowners will love these useful and unique holiday gifts. Find more gifts for the new homeowner in your life here and check out the rest of our curated gift guides in the Design Milk Shop!

CityWood Wooden Map

CityWood Wooden Map

Invoke your wanderlust with these beautiful custom wooden maps. High quality selected pieces that are crafted by hand by designer Hubert Roguski. Stunning visual art that lets you walk back through your favorite streets, or the places you dream of discovering. CityWood maps are reflecting the artist’s love for minimalism and elegance in design.

$179
Bierfilzl Round Felt Coasters by Graf Lantz

Bierfilzl Round Felt Coasters by Graf Lantz

If you know someone that’s moved into a new home, chances are they have at least one new piece of furniture to go with it. Help them protect that new investment with this set of Bierfilzl Round Felt Coasters in Paradise from Graf Lantz. The 4-pack of circular coasters are made of naturally water-resistant merino wool felt that will last as long as they’re in the new house and far beyond.

$24
Round Heath Maple Wood Board by Aaron Probyn

Round Heath Maple Wood Board by Aaron Probyn

Designed for gathering in mind, the Heath Maple Wood Board can be used for display or chopping as it’s made from American Maple hardwood. The simple yet elegant design will elevate any new homeowner’s first gathering and beyond with an array of cheeses or other finger foods.

$102
Self-Watering Herb Organizer by Eva Solo

Self-Watering Herb Organizer by Eva Solo

A garden is often one of the many things a new homeowner wants to tackle when they move in, except that they’re usually a million other jobs that take priority over it. Gift this Self-Watering Herb Organizer to that person wanting to utilize their green thumb (or any chef!) but just hasn’t had the time to yet. The self-watering feature makes it perfect for those that are running short on time.

$79
Salt & Pepper Shakers by førs studio

Salt & Pepper Shakers by førs studio

Help new homeowners do away with those branded salt and pepper shakers straight from the grocery store with a set of minimalist Salt & Pepper shakers. Made from bone china, this whimsical set features sculptural silhouettes that playfully nest together.

$40
Diamonds Rug by Heymat

Diamonds Rug by Heymat

Nothing says “Welcome to my new house” like a cool floor mat. The Diamonds black & white design is a Design Milk exclusive that marks our 15th Anniversary. We love the bold graphic design and think most people will, whether at their front door or the larger size as a rug.

$150 - 340
Closed Helix Keyring in Brass by Craighill

Closed Helix Keyring in Brass by Craighill

The first thing a new homeowner receives is a set of keys and what better gift than a stylish keyring to keep them on? This Closed Helix Keyring makes a statement with its helix-shaped brass design finished off with turned end-caps.

$30
7 Piece Minimalist Knife Set by HAST

7 Piece Minimalist Knife Set by HAST

A set of good knives is the ultimate gift for a new homeowner who’s probably rolling with a few mismatched knives that are so dull they bend food instead of cutting it. The 7 Piece Minimalist Set includes every knife a cooking lover will need, plus a honing rod and cylinder glass block to store them in.

$455.20- 519.20
Bug Shield Blanket - Striped Plaid by outer

Bug Shield Blanket - Striped Plaid by outer

If you know anyone like me where every bug and mosquito like to attack them first, this Bug Shield Blanket is for them! This lightweight outdoor throw is enhanced with safe, long-lasting bug repellent Insect Shield® technology, something you’d never know by looking at its striped plaid pattern.

$125
Aspen Magazine Rack by Ciseal

Aspen Magazine Rack by Ciseal

A useful addition to anyone’s home that’s often not thought about: a magazine holder. Instead of letting favorite issues stack up on coffee or end tables, gift that new homeowner the sleek Aspen Magazine Rack to keep them orderly yet within arm’s reach.

$130
Design Milk Gift Card

Design Milk Gift Card

Can’t make up your mind? You can’t go wrong with a Design Milk Gift Card. The Design Milk Shop has the best holiday gifts. Let your recipient peruse our modern finds and pick out a gift they’ll truly love.

$25 - 200

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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.