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By : Jennifer Porter

35 Best Housewarming Gift Ideas for Texas Homeowners

Whether you are shopping for a housewarming party, birthday present, or gift for another occasion, we’ve put together a list of the 35 best housewarming gift ideas for Texas homeowners.

These housewarming gifts are great for the new homeowner who just bought or built a home, but they also make great general gifts for loved ones you have trouble shopping for.

Below, we have divided the homeowner gift ideas by room type to help you find the right gift for your friend, family member, or coworker. We have also included gift ideas at varying prices to help you find something that fits within your budget.

You’ll find many of these shops offer online ordering or you can go visit them in store if you live in Fort Worth or Dallas, Texas (or nearby).

Best Housewarming Gift Ideas for Texas Homeowners

Table of Contents

1) Best Living Room Gift Ideas for New Homes

Throw Blankets & Pillows, Baskets for Throw Blankets & Pillows, Planter, Candle & Matches, One-of-a-Kind Sculptures, Decorative Bowls, Small Furniture, Wall Decor, Vase with Flowers, Chess Set, Cordless Dyson Vacuum, Echo Dot


2) Best Kitchen Gift Ideas for New Homes

Bottle of Wine with Custom Wine Label; Dinnerware Set; Cloth Napkins; Tablecloth; Hors d’Oeuvres Tray; Single, Specialty Dishes; Decorative & Functional Pitcher; Funny Kitchen Towels; Charcuterie Board; Dutch Oven; Chemex Coffee Maker; Silicone Oven Mitt Set; Electric Kettle


3) Best Outside Gift Ideas for New Homes

Custom-Made Patio Furniture, Personalized Backyard Beverage Tub, BBQ Tool Set, Personalized Doormat, Ring Doorbell


4) Best Bathroom Gift Ideas for New Homes

Fort Worth Soap, Hand & Bath Towels


5) Best Garage Gift Ideas for New Homes

Tool Set, Air Compressor


6) Other Gift Ideas for the New Homeowner

Custom Address Stamp with New Address


Living Room Gift Ideas for New Homes

  1. Throw Blankets & Pillows


Who doesn’t love a good throw blanket or decorative pillow? You can find some beautiful options at Julianne’s that range from $29 to $159.


  1. Baskets for Throw Blankets & Pillows

Blanket BasketThis would be great to pair with a throw blanket or decorative pillow, but it would also make a great gift all on its own. For homes with limited storage, getting a throw basket is a great idea. And even for homes with plenty of storage, having your throw blankets within reach for your guests is helpful so you don’t have to go hunting for one when they need it.


  1. Planter

PlanterPlants liven up any space, but what makes it even better is having a beautiful planter to display it in. Consider this planter, or others you find in-store or online, for your new homeowner gift.


  1. Candle & Matches

CandlePart of being a good host is to make sure there is a pleasing aroma to greet guests as they come in the door. Gifting a candle with some matches is an enjoyable gift to any home host.


  1. One-of-a-Kind Sculptures


Sculptures can be an investment, and homeowners usually can’t buy too many on their own without breaking their budget. But they certainly provide good talking pieces to everyone who stops by and make very thoughtful gifts.


  1. Decorative Bowls

Decorative BowlHave you been over to family and friends’ homes to find seasonal candies available throughout the house? Having a decorative bowl provides not only the practical means of giving these but an added decorative element to the new home.


  1. Small Furniture 

Coffee TableWe’d only recommend this if you are very close with your friend and family member to understand their tastes, but having some help acquiring furniture pieces for a new home is a great gift. This could include: a lamp or lamp shade, small coffee table, armchair for a living room or office space, and wall art.


  1. Wall Decor

Deborah Carroll Wall Art

Wall decor and art is great for new homes and a wonderful gift idea. It adds a visual piece to the home that is a great conversation starter and can add some color and dimension to the walls.


  1. Vase with Flowers

Vases with FlowersWho doesn’t love a fresh bouquet of flowers? Couple that with a beautiful vase that can be used over and over again and the recipient of your gift will be very grateful.


  1. Chess Set

Chess Set

It’s always a great idea to have something to do to entertain guests when they arrive at your new home, while you are preparing the food or playing with the kids. Finding a good chess set that is both functional and beautiful provides something for guests to do and an added decorative piece to the home. If your friend or family member loves chess, get them a visually appealing chess set to display and play.


  1. Cordless Dyson Vacuum

VacuumEveryone needs a vacuum cleaner to clean up daily dust and dirt around the home. Your friend or family likely already have a vacuum cleaner, but they probably don’t have the cordless vacuum, which is easy to transport and use throughout the house.


  1. Echo Dot

Echo DotThe echo dot is a convenient tool for playing music throughout the home, answering questions about the weather, or telling you who won the last football game, etc. 



Kitchen Gift Ideas for New Homes

  1. Bottle of Wine with Custom Wine Label

Wine LabelBringing a bottle of wine is a welcomed and common housewarming gift but it’s not something that will be unexpected. You can still bring this traditional housewarming gift with an added twist: a personalized wine label for the bottle to commemorate your friends and their new home.


  1. Dinnerware Set

dinnerware set

When individuals and families build a new home, they love to fill it with new home goods that match the new interior style. Consider getting them a nice, new dinnerware set that is neutral looking so it goes with dishes and decor they may already have.


  1. Cloth Napkins

Cloth NapkinsWhen most people build homes, they’re excited to be able to host friends and family for dinner. Cloth napkins add a sophistication to the meal and make a great gift for the new homeowner.


  1. Tablecloth 

TableclothAnother way to fancy up the meal in a new home is by using a nice, new, cloth tablecloth. It’s another great gift idea you won’t go wrong with.


  1. Hors d’Oeuvres Tray 

TrayOne of the challenges with gift giving is finding something your friend or family member doesn’t already have. The hors d’oeuvres tray is likely something they don’t already have but also something that can be put to good use.


  1. Single, Specialty Dishes

Specialty DishesFor those who already have dinnerware sets and placesettings, you could get them a single, specialty dish for serving dishes or to add a splash of color to the table. Check out this specialty dish, designed and painted by Michelle Nussbaumer.


  1. Decorative & Functional Pitcher

PitcherAnother great kitchen gift idea is finding a beautiful and functional pitcher that can be displayed and used at dinner parties.


  1. Funny Kitchen Towels

Kitchen TowelsLooking for something a little less fancy and an idea that fits with your friend or family’s personality? Check out these funny kitchen towels! You could pair this with a cake or cookie mix.


  1. Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie BoardEveryone loves charcuterie boards, especially around the holidays. Pair this with some ham and cheese so they get to use the board right away!


  1. Dutch Oven

Dutch OvenThis is becoming a staple in Texas kitchens. They’re quick and easy to use for meals and make great gifts. They also come in fun colors!


  1. Chemex Coffee Maker

ChemexIs your gift recipient a coffee lover? Purchase a Chemex coffee maker. They make great coffee and are beautiful to have out on new countertops.


  1. Silicone Oven Mitt Set

Oven MittsWe mentioned the new homeowner is all about revitalizing their new space with home goods that fit their new style and setting. Check out these great silicone oven mitts. They’re beautiful and practical for the kitchen.


  1. Electric Kettle

KettlePair this with some herbal tea and your friend will be set to go in the morning or on those cold Texas winter afternoons.



Outside Gift Ideas for New Homes

  1. Custom Made Patio Furniture

Patio FurnitureOne of the great things about new custom homes are the patio areas that come with them, especially in North Texas custom home building. The weather is nice a good part of the year, which allows for more time outside.  Check out these custom-made patio furniture pieces and sets by RS Bro Designs in Benbrook, Texas.


  1. Personalized Backyard Beverage Tub

Beverage TubThis is another gift that most people wouldn’t buy for themselves but something they will get good use out of, especially for all of those backyard Texas barbecues and Sunday afternoon football games.


  1. BBQ Tool Set

BBQ ToolsDon’t forget this backyard barbecue tool set for smoking the meat.


  1. My Texas House Doormat

Blessed Doormat - My Texas HomeWant to give them a gift that really stands out? Check out the Doormat and Outdoor Rug Collection by My Texas House.


  1. Ring Doorbell

Ring DoorbellThe Ring Doorbells are great for added security to new homes, especially around the holidays.


Bathroom Gift Ideas for New Homes

  1. Fort Worth Soap 

Fort Worth SoapWe love these more custom gift ideas that highlight the area of the country your friend or family member has decided to put down roots in. For those individuals and families who have decided to build a new home in Fort Worth, Texas, be sure to check out this custom Fort Worth soap. What a wonderful gift idea and something the new homeowner can have out in their bathroom for guests to see and use.


Dallas Map Hand Towel

You can also customize the hand and bath towels for your gift for the Texas homeowner when you shop society6.com. 


Garage Gift Ideas for the New Home

  1. Tool Set

Tool SetThere are high-quality, affordable tool sets that make great gifts, especially to the new homeowner.


  1. Air Compressor

Air CompressorEvery new homeowner, especially one who travels a lot, could benefit from an air compressor in their new garage.


Other Gift Ideas for the New Texas Homeowner

  1. Custom Address Stamp with New Address

Custom Address StampIf you send Christmas cards every year, you know how helpful a custom address stamp could be. Now that your friend or family member has a new home and a new address, get them a custom address stamp with the new address to save them time on their letterwriting.


Places to Shop in Fort Worth for Housewarming Gifts

While shopping online feels the most convenient, if you love to support local businesses and shop in person, here are some local shops we featured in our article so you can shop local in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, area and be sure to get great housewarming gifts for your loved ones. 


  1. Ballard Designs
    The Shops at Clearfork 5100, Monahans Ave, Unit A110
    Fort Worth, TX 76107

  2. Gifted
    212 Carroll St #110
    Fort Worth, TX 76107

  3. Santa Fe Terra Western Furniture
    410 Palo Pinto St
    Weatherford, TX 76086

  4. Julianne’s
    198 S Belknap St.
    Stephenville, TX 76401

  5. RS Bro Designs
    8493 S Fm 1187
    Benbrook, TX 76126

  6. Michelle Nussbaumer
    1319 Dragon St.
    Dallas, Texas 75207

  7. Mecox Dallas
    5360 W Lovers Ln
    Dallas, TX 75209  

  8. Coco & Dash Home
    2819 N Henderson Ave
    Dallas, TX 75206

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    2532 Converse St.
    Dallas, Texas 75207

  10. Blue Print
    2707 Fairmount Street
    Dallas, TX 75201

  11. Olive Tree Body Care
    Crowley, TX 76036


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