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Housewarming Gift Basket Ideas

My younger sister recently bought a house less than 20 minutes from us which is SO exciting. The house reminds me a lot of ours but a lot more open and bright. It’s so beautiful. I really want them to let me decorate their laundry room… it is the laundry room of my dreams. Anyways, while I was running errands the other day, I thought about picking up a house-warming gift for them and, 3 gift baskets later, I was leaving Home Centric with all sorts of things. I thought it would be fun to share some house-warming gift basket ideas that you can create for a friend or family member, depending on whether they’re a homebody, into cooking, a gardener, or more! Home Centric had THE cutest items for all of these.

Gift Basket Theme Ideas:




DIY-er (tools)

Neat Freak (cleaning supplies/tools)

Below are some ideas of items to place within the baskets. I like to always keep in mind, “is this item going to be useful in their new home or just add clutter?”. It’s also a good idea to keep things as neutral as possible since their home style may evolve once they get settled. 


Neutral cozy blanket

Natural soy candle

Candle lighter

Small faux (or real) succulent

Wooden or marble cheese board

Coffee table book

Essential oil diffuser



Flower pot


Gardening shears

Hose nozzle or extra compact hose

Gardening gloves 

Shovel and other small tools


Watering can


Oven mitts

Dish towels

Wooden spoons

Measuring cups

Cutting board


Cook book

Olive oil



Painter’s tape

Paint brushes

Tape measurer



Dry wall putty

Liquid Nails

Neat Freak

Small broom/dust pan

Multi-purpose cleaning wipes & other cleaner

Microfiber cloths

Dish soap

Dish brush

Scrubber sponges

Cleaning gloves

Bucket or cleaning caddy


Hopefully this helps stir up some ideas and inspiration for house-warming gifts! I love creating gifts that people will love and find useful and I love that Home Centric had so many great and unique options for even better prices. 


Thank you to Home Centric for sponsoring this post. 

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