Forget the monogrammed set of kitchen towels and give the new homeowner in your life something out-of-box to celebrate their new chapter. After all, there’s nothing more exciting than a fresh start in a new zip code.
Movie buffs with a new backyard can enjoy flicks in the dark with the Amazon Basics Outdoor Big Screen. Spanning 12 feet in height, it takes family movie nights to a whole new level.
Not your average cheese platter, the Bambusi Organic Cheese Board and Bamboo Wood Charcuterie Platter comes with grooves designed to hold crackers, nuts, and olives. A hidden drawer reveals four utensils and a cheese knife.
The no-tools-required BedShelfie, a versatile tray that connects to any bedside and has a sleek, Scandinavian-style design. It’s the perfect spot to rest a set of glasses or a midnight snack.
For new homeowners with a pool or killer deck, the Bose SoundLink wireless outdoor speaker is ideal. Whether they’re entertaining or relaxing solo, this waterproof speaker emits a cool, crisp sound and provides six hours of playtime.
Regular coffee is one thing, French-pressed coffee is something else entirely. Bodum’s Chambord French Press Coffee Maker cranks out eight tasty cups in just four minutes and takes up minimal space—a win-win.
For the oenophile who would rather keep their wine glass close, the Sipski Shower Wine Glass Holder from Urban Outfitters is a perfect match. Because showering while sipping is totally normal…right?
This quirky City Skyline Lamp from Uncommon Goods is ideal if the homeowners moved to a new city.
New homeowners will love hosting game night with this Personalized Tic Tac Toe Set that features players’ initials for game pieces instead of X’s and O’s.
An easy way to add a fun touch to a new home: a pair of pillows personalized with an outline of the new home’s state and the zip code.
These hilarious wine labels from iCustomWines are both cheeky and clever. Just cover a favorite wine bottle’s label with these and the homeowners will be thinking of you with every sip.
Homeowners ready to relax by their new pools will love the Oversized Pool Cushion Pool Float in peppy lime green. Like a floating sofa, it’s a pool party must-have.
Handmade from clay, the Didida Our First Home Christmas Ornament makes a sweet holiday gift if the recipients are first-time homeowners.
If the owners love to entertain, this Custom Latitude Longitude serving tray shows off the coordinates of their new address. Add a family name for an even greater personal touch.
Every new “establishment” needs a metal plaque with the year it was created. Enter the vintage-inspired Wherever You May Wander Custom Family House Plaque. Designed to stand the tests of time and weather, it can be personalized with the year they moved in, along with family’s name.
Ana Connery is former content director of Parenting, Babytalk, Pregnancy Planner and Conceive magazines as well as parenting.com.
While editor in chief of Florida Travel & Life magazine from 2006-2009, she covered the state’s real estate and home design market as well as travel destinations.
She’s held senior editorial positions at some of the country’s most celebrated magazines, including Latina, Fitness and Cooking Light, where she oversaw the brand’s “FitHouse” show home.
Ana’s expertise is frequently sought after for appearances on “The Today Show,” “Good Morning America” and CNN. She has interviewed the country’s top experts in a variety of fields, including U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and First Lady Michelle Obama.