Thoughtful Gifts to Help Make a House Feel Like Home

Believe it or not, it’s time to start holiday shopping. We know, it snuck up on us, too. If you know someone who just became a homeowner for the first time, there’s no doubt they would appreciate a thoughtful present they can use in their new abode. Here are some fun gift ideas that every homeowner would be happy to unwrap this holiday season.

For The Host With The Most

A Unique Doormat
The best kind of host knows how important it is to make a great first impression. This customizable doormat allows the new homeowner in your life to send a warm welcome or greeting to everyone that enters their home.

Cheese Board
We love any excuse to make a charcuterie board and we’re sure your new favorite homeowner will, too. This  Agate cheese board from Anthropologie is everything you need to host an epic wine and cheese night. While you’re purchasing this beautiful board, pick up this adorable glass ornament to match!

For Those Who Like Their Decor To Be Instagram-Worthy

Throw Blanket

What’s better than snuggling up on a winter’s night with a cozy blanket? The right throw blanket can tie a living room together and make a space feel extra special. This Jonathan Adler Nixon Baby Alpaca Throw is reversible and the playful print adds a fun touch to any seating area.

For Mr. or Mrs. DIY

Tool Kit
Is there a better way to prep a new homeowner for quick fixes and DIY projects than a tool kit? This tool set includes multiple sized wrenches and sockets, a level, hammer, tape measure, pliers, and more, so they’ll be ready to take on an array of household jobs. 
Electric High Pressure Washer
Nobody really loves cleaning, but pressure washing can be a fun and satisfying DIY project. This Electric High Pressure Washer can tackle a variety of cleaning tasks, like cleaning a driveway, fence, and more.

For Your Favorite Plant Parent

Money Tree
The pachira money tree is said to bring wealth and good luck to its owners, which makes it the perfect present for a new homeowner. When gifting this low maintenance plant, let the receiver know to “stick a dime in the soil” to ensure an abundance of prosperity.

money tree plant green in pot

Any of these impressive gifts will help you celebrate that special person’s milestone of moving into a new home. Are you planning on becoming a homeowner in 2022? To start searching for your forever home, where you can host future holiday festivities, check out our website.

Sales: Shea Homes Marketing Company (CalDRE #01378646), Construction: SHSC GC, Inc. (CSLB #1012096). Equal Housing Opportunity. This is not an offer for real estate for sale, nor solicitation of an offer to buy to residents of any state or province in which registration and other legal requirements have not been fulfilled. Pricing does not include options, elevation, or lot premiums, effective date of publication and subject to change without notice. All square footages and measurements are approximate and subject to change without notice. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Equal Housing Opportunity.

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