Giving unique gifts for home is a wonderful way to show the people in your life that you care about them. And they’re so fun to give! Any gift for someone’s home can help make their daily life just a little bit better, which is something everyone that can relate to.
Think of the little things in your home that bring you little bits of joy on a daily basis. Sometimes a yummy and delicious new olive oil is all that you need to brighten your day.
These unique gifts for home are meant to bring joy to the people you’re gifting to, and show them that you put a lot of thought into what you got for them.
You don’t have to spend a ton of time or money to show them that – there are a range of prices and types of gifts on this guide so that you can find something just right for who you are shopping for.
This post is all about unique gifts for home. These 11 gift ideas will make for a great gift no matter what the occasion is – they’re meant to delight the recipient upon being opened and be practical after the fact. Let’s get into these handpicked items!
1. Simple and classic charcuterie board
This herringbone pattern on this is so beautiful and gives this classic charcuterie board a unique twist. Having a board like this to serve any type of platter on is really helpful to have, and it makes a great gift.
It’s something that you can use pretty regularly, but it’s not a day to day item that someone would obviously buy for themselves. Anytime you can make hosting a little bit easier for someone it’s really nice because then you’re making it easier for them to invite you over! It’s a win win.
2. Pretty tablecloth
You’ll love this simple, gray tablecloth because you can use it inside and outside and throw it in the washing machine when it gets dirty. It’s always so nice to have a tablecloth on hand that works in any season for any occasion, and that’s exactly why this makes for such a good gift.
This brand has so many different tablecloth designs and they are really pretty. Giving someone a tablecloth for their home might not be the most revolutionary gift idea, but it’s the type of thing that you don’t frequently buy for yourself. That’s why it’s so nice to receive as a gift, because anyone who enjoys hosting knows that this can be really nice to have.
3. Cold brew kit
This is the most beautiful cold brew making kit that I have ever seen. I wish I could spare you the dramatics, but it’s true! Blue Bottle is this really aesthetic and fancy coffee shop (I’ve been to the one in Boston and it’s soo yummy) – their coffee is really delicious.
If you know a coffee lover, this is a really fun and thoughtful gift that they will get a lot of use out of. The bottle is sleek and aesthetically pleasing, and it will be the cutest thing in their fridge!
4. Reusable shopping bags
You can never have too many reusable shopping bags. These ones from BAGGU are literally the most aesthetically pleasing shopping bags I have ever seen. I know! So dramatic! But this wouldn’t be a good gift guide if each item didn’t evoke such strong emotions of passion (haha!).
I have one that I use as a normal tote because it is that cute, I want to use it more than just at the grocery store. This is definitely one of the most cute, practical, and affordable gifts that you can get someone for their home.
5. Fancy olive oil set
The Mini Essentials gift set from Brightland is gorgeously packaged and has amazing reviews that rave about the flavor and the experience of using these olive oils. Sounds like a delicious experience. Plus, it’s an item that most people use daily!
Don’t underestimate the power of great packaging – these olive oils basically educate you on the different flavor notes that they have and what makes each of them unique, which means whoever you gift this to will become instantly fancier and more ~refined (is that a pun? I think it is – oops!).
6. Cheese knives
These tortoise cheese knives are fun and sophisticated at the same time. The quirky shape and pattern make these perfect to pair with a charcuterie board or to give as a small gift on their own.
Again, gifting someone this unique gift for home will make it even easier for them to invite you over for a wine and cheese night, so you might be giving yourself a gift here, too.
7. Where Cooking Begins by Carla Lalli Music
This cook book will teach you all of the basics of cooking to become a great at home chef. It’s really fun to flip through this book because the photos are so beautiful. In that sense, it also can serve as a pretty coffee table book! A multi-purpose gift is always the best.
If you know an aspiring home chef, this would be a gift that will really delight them with all of the wisdom and simplicity it offers. Plus, you might luck out and get to try one of these meals.
8. Pretty wooden salad servers
This is one of those useful home gifts that you can’t really go wrong with. These are also one of the fancier yet affordable gifts that you can give, and it’s also really practical.
Whether you already have functioning salad tongs or not, these are really pretty and great for hosting. Salad servers are the type of thing that it’s really nice to have a few of, whether you’re cooking for others or just serving up a side salad as part of a weeknight dinner.
9. Clean scented candle
These scented candles smell like warm cotton, rain, or fresh linens. Basically, these candles will make your home smell so good. Who doesn’t love the smell of fresh laundry?
Getting someone a candle can be risky if you don’t know what scents they like best, but these are sure to please anyone because they’re that emergency go-to candle you light when something just smells bad. They will make your home smell deliciously clean again, which everyone needs now and again.
10. Caraway Home cookware set
You cannot go wrong with this cookware set. It is a dream – it’s gorgeous and it makes cooking just that much easier with its great design. This is the most beautifully designed cookware you can get, and it will make whoever receives it absolutely swoon with delight.
This cookware set comes in multiple different colors, so you can be playful with what you choose. The white or the gray are definitely safe options if you’re not sure whether a color would go over well.
11. A unique picture frame (or two!)
A house isn’t a home without photos of the people you love most, so this is always such a kind and thoughtful gift to give. Whether you choose to put in a photo or let them decide what photo they want in it, whoever you gift this to will appreciate the thought you put into it.
These frames from Anthropologie never disappoint and they look good with a lot of different interior design styles, making them relatively foolproof.
Giving unique gifts for home to the people you care about in your life is such a great way to show them that you’re thinking of them and what’s going on in their life. These home warming gifts are some that so many people would love to receive. I hope that these unique housewarming gift ideas helped spark inspiration for you or maybe even help you find exactly what you needed.
This post was all about unique gifts for home! I hope that you got the inspiration that you needed to go and pick out an awesome gift.
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