15 Cool and Unique Housewarming Gifts for 2021

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Are you hunting for an eclectic and quirky housewarming gift for your buddy? We got you sorted!

By the way, did you know that bread is a traditional housewarming gift? It signifies a thoughtful wish - May you never experience hunger in your new house. But let's admit - your modern day friend is expecting a little more than bread!

Whether you are looking for something contemporary or old-school, our best-selling list will help you select personalized and trending items that will bring a smile to your loved ones' faces. We collected unique present ideas, so you can find the one that your loved one will admire, use, and constantly rave about.

Choose from our list of distinctive products ranging from flying lamps to kitchen towels, and strengthen your bonds.

1.  Gravita Floating Lamp

This modern lamp is enough to add oomph to your loved one's home. One look at it, and you begin to wonder how on earth does it work. It is most certainly not magic, just a wonder of science.


The floating lamp uses revolutionary technology, which helps the bulb stay mid-air. Not only can it be used as a soft night light, but it has various fantastic options like Bluetooth speakers, USB ports, and the most useful of them all is wireless charging.

Keep it on your bedside table, or display it on your work table, and experience convenience with this practical and aesthetic flying lamp.

Key Features:

  • Easy to set up
  • Long-lasting LED bulb
  • It can be used as a charging spot
  • Bluetooth speakers


2.  Fire Extinguisher from Safe-T: Pop Street

What pops to your mind when you think of fire extinguishers? Certainly nothing like this one! Take a minute and admire the creativity behind these quirky and one-of-a-kind safety devices that could save someone's life.

 Fire Extinguisher

Safe- T is engineered using the highest quality materials and adheres to strict consumer standards. It is ideal for those friends who are wary of their safety but don't want to compromise their interiors' beauty. If the jazz theme doesn't appeal to you, they have hundreds of other designs to choose from.

Key Features:

  • The tank is CE 0029 approved and meets the EN 3-8 Standards
  • 5-year warranty
  • It can be used as room-decor
  • Sturdy material


3.  State Spoon Rest

You know you are in your middle age when a spoon rest for your kitchen excites you. If it's true for your cooking enthusiast friend, then look no further.

 State Spoon Rest

It's a versatile piece of stoneware that will elevate any modern kitchen's look. It can also be a perfect place to keep your car keys in your living room or your rings on the dresser.

This handmade ceramic dish may seem a little pricey, but its materials' high quality justifies its price.

Key Features:

  • Available in ten state designs
  • Sturdy material
  • Easy to clean


4.  Upcycled Record Coasters

These coasters are ideal for music lovers as they are crafted out of recycled vinyl records.

 Upcycled Record Coasters

When you shift to a new house, you don't want water rings and coffee marks on your new furniture. Those are simply ugly and an eyesore.

Enter the eco-friendly recycled ultra-chic coasters, adding personality to the living room.

Not only are these coasters perfect for the job they claim to do, but they are an excellent gift for someone who is in their fifties. It brings about a warm sense of nostalgia, reminiscing the old times.

Key Features:

  • Handmade
  • Easy to clean
  • Each coaster is unique
  • Attention to detail
  • Fully functional


5.  LEVOIT Air Purifier for Home Allergies

If you are having trouble finding a gift for someone who is prone to allergies or gets sick very often, then this air purifier is the best gift for their house.

Air Purifier for Home Allergies 

All house owners with pets would love this fully functional air purification system that filters air up to five times in one hour. There is no need to spend on fancy air freshers once you get an air purifier that absorbs all cooking and pet odors.

Once you turn on the Levoit air purifier, you won't even feel its presence, thanks to efficient near-silent sound levels (24dB). With automatic shutdown and special filters, the air purifier is worth every penny.

Key Features:

  • Minimal, futuristic design
  • Fully certified
  • Based in California
  • Automatic shutdown
  • Not noisy


6.  Premium Giftable Modern Cheese Board & Knife Set

Cheeseboards are all the rage owing to their functionality and minimalist looks. This is an ideal gift for someone who loves to entertain. 

 Premium Giftable Modern Cheese Board & Knife Set

The charcuterie board from La Mongoose is a perfect addition to any dinner party. Or for those days when you want to treat your family to some crackers, cheese, and wine. The grooves on the top help set up small size crackers or dips.

Once done, wash it with soap and water. Occasionally sealing it with mineral oil will ensure your board remains as good as new forever. The wooden boards provide easy serving options for multiple items and are easy breezy to clean.

Key Features:

  • Highly durable
  • Made of bamboo
  • Includes serving knife set
  • Food safe material
  • Hidden drawers


7.  Personalized Monogram Sign

Everyone loves to see their name on their front porch. This personalized monogram sign is not only functional but also highly aesthetic. Since it is crafted out of metal, it will last a very long time. The only downside is that you need to pre-order and wait for around four weeks for this piece of beauty.

Personalized Monogram Sign 

Anyone who receives this as a present will surely cherish it for a long time.

Key Features:

  • Available in 3 color options (black, copper, brushed steel)
  • Available in 5 size options ranging from 11.5 to 39.5 inches
  • Premium quality material
  • Rustproof


8.  Funny Kitchen Towel, I Burn For You

Imagine waking up to the face of Rege-Jean Page, perfectly settled on your oven door. No, you are not dreaming. We are talking about this lovely kitchen towel.

 Kitchen Towel

A homeowner can never have too many kitchen towels. And when it comes to this quirky kitchen towel, inspired by Netflix's Bridgerton, you need to get it.

If your friend is a Bridgerton fan ( who isn't?), it would be the perfect addition to their kitchen.

Key Features:

  • 100% cotton
  • Super absorbent
  • Handmade


9.  Flip-Top Butter Dish & Spreader

Did you know butter does not need to be refrigerated? When this revelation finally dawned upon Butterie™ creator Joelle Mertzel, she designed this cute dish.

 Flip-Top Butter Dish & Spreader

Who likes cold butter, anyway? With fast-paced morning routines, it becomes a chore to get butter toast. It's probably one thing that we all love to eat, but don't have time to wait.

Now you don't need to wait for your butter to thaw; it can stay on the countertop for up to three weeks.

Key Features:

  • Compact size
  • Made from food-safe plastic and silicone
  • Keeps butter fresh at room temperature


10.              Remote Control Candle Starter Set

This candle starter set is a perfect housewarming gift for your friends or colleagues if they have kids. Indeed, there is no alternative to real flame candles. The electric ones don't even come close to the warm and peaceful atmosphere that a real candle can bring.

 Remote Control Candle Starter Set

This unique candle blows itself out as soon as it tilts, eliminating the primary cause of candle-related accidents.

Key Features:

  • It always looks new due to protective outer shell
  • Battery lasts over three months
  • Candle lasts 50 hours
  • Refills easily available
  • It can be ignited by remote


11.              Pizza Oven for Gas Grill

Yes, we all have a pizza lover friend. If they just bought a house, get them the stainless steel pizza oven that sits right on top of a regular gas grill.

Pizza Oven for Gas Grill 

Piping hot crispy pizza is ready within eight minutes. The innovators at KettlePizza wanted to have evenly cooked crispy pizza every single time. They made it possible through this groundbreaking insert.

Key features

  • Hassle-free
  • Thermometer included
  • Faster results


12.              Dagny Monogram Mug

This cute monogram mug by Anthropologie is undoubtedly a perfect piece for your coffee lover friend.

 Dagny Monogram Mug

If you are tight on the budget but don't want anything ordinary, go for this monogram mug with a customized look.


Key Features:

  • Lightweight
  • Sturdy material
  • Easy to wash


13.              No-Spill Aerating Wine Glass

Buying a gift for someone when it looks like they practically have everything can be intimidating and too much work.

 No-Spill Aerating Wine Glass

However, your friend will appreciate this one-of-a-kind wine glass that can not be knocked over. No matter how clumsy you are, this spill-proof glass will keep your drinks safe.

Key Features:

  • Can swirl 360 degrees
  • Coasters to keep glass straight
  • Thin rim
  • Manufactured in the USA

14.              Luna - Floating Moon Lamp

Inspired by the crevices and grooves on the moon, this flying lamp instantly mesmerizes you with its celestial beauty. Just like the moon, it can rotate a full 360 degrees, suspended in thin air.


The modern lamp will light up a dull room and be a conversation starter at any party.

Key Features:

  • Energy-efficient LED bulbs
  • Can stay still or spin 360 degrees
  • Sturdy wooden base
  • One-touch on/off button


15.              Nebula - Floating Bluetooth Speaker

The floating Bluetooth speaker by Floately is the perfect present for a music-lover. It is straightforward to use and pairs with any smartphone or tablet.

 floating Bluetooth speaker

Not only will it play music for you, but the speaker has dim light and rotates just like a flying lamp. It's like music for your ears, eyes, and soul.

Key Features:

  • Surround sound system
  • Energy efficient
  • Inbuilt mic for phone calls


Know someone who is moving to their new house? Finding a memorable housewarming gift that is personalized and practical is a tough row to hoe. Hopefully, by now, you have the gift ordered and ready to be shipped. The perks of online shopping are limitless.

Similarly, it could prove to be a blessing in disguise. You might have just come across an item that your house could use. A little treat never hurt anyone!