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Housewarming Gift Ideas

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Ah, housewarming gifts. We've all been there, trying to rack our brains for a unique yet useful item to gift our loved ones when moving into a new home. Well, we've got you covered! With the help of our interior designers at Designer's Edge, we've come up with some great ideas that will save you the stress and hassle of finding the perfect housewarming gift.


1. Coffee/Bar Accessories

Coffee-related things such as mugs, coffee beans, or a coffee maker can be given in a gift basket or as stand-alone gifts.

Huntley - Walden, SE Calgary


2. Bar Cart/Bar Accessories

Bar cart accessories such as glassware, a martini shaker, or wine decanter make great décor but are also great for entertaining. This can also be paired with a mixology recipe book for those nights you feel like trying something new!

Byron - Carrington, NW Calgary


3. Coffee Table Books/Cookbooks

Large, hardcover books make for great table décor that can be spread throughout the home. They can be sentimental, a favourite cookbook, or literature on a topic they love!

Argyle - Keswick, SW Edmonton


4. Throws and Accent Pillows

Throw blankets and accent pillows are easy to gift because everyone loves comfy decor to snuggle up with. Neutrals and earth tones are always a safe bet, and guaranteed to make any home feel more comfortable!

Kendrick - Heartland, Cochrane


5. Plants/Accessories

Plants are a great gift because they make the home feel more welcoming, and there are many cute pottery planters that make the gift extra thoughtful.

Stanley - The Orchards, SE Edmonton

Hopefully, you were able to pull a few tips from this list in order to treat your loved ones to a great housewarming gift! Feel free to send us pictures and share with us your advice for new homeowner gifts by following us on our social media pages and using the hashtag #myexceljourneyhome.