Housewarming Gifts That Will Guarantee You a Return Invite

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Moving into a new house is a big deal and deserves to be celebrated. Before you show up at your next housewarming party with a basic bottle of red, or worse empty-handed, come with one of these luxe gift ideas. A housewarming gift is a nice gesture and a way to truly make your friends feel special and settled in their new home. From a modern punch bowl to fancy cheese knives, these gifts won't just prepare your friend for becoming entertainer-of-the-year, but will get you named favorite guest ever.

LSA International Ivalo Punch Bowl Set & Ash Lid

LSA International Ivalo Punch Bowl Set & Ash Lid

There is just something so charming and retro about a punch bowl. This LSA International Ivalo Punch Bowl Set & Ash Lid ($168) is the perfect house-warming gift for your friend who is always putting on a fancy fete.

Cathy's Concepts Monogram Slate Tray & Glass Dome

Cathy's Concepts Monogram Slate Tray & Glass Dome

Sure, you could put cheese inside this Cathy's Concepts Monogram Slate Tray & Glass Dome ($58), but you could also put knick-knacks, jewelry, pictures, and so much more.

Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses

Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses

Now we're talking! Growing up and buying a home may seem like the ultimate form of adulting, but actually, that only happens when you exclusively take shots out of Himalayan salt glasses. ($28)

Jars White On White Ceramic Mug

Jars White On White Ceramic Mug

Coffee mugs are a default house-warming and for good reason — you always need some! Keep it streamlined and simple with a classic shape and aesthetically pleasing Jars White On White Ceramic Mug ($49 for one).

Rectangular Acrylic Tray

Rectangular Acrylic Tray

Giving your new homeowner friend a monogrammed gift is a classic choice, but we love the idea of bringing them a Rectangular Acrylic Tray ($59) with their new address.

Wooden Wine Glasses

Wooden Wine Glasses

Help your friend decorate their new home with a few functional and statement-making pieces. How amazing would these wooden wine glasses ($132) look on a bar cart or side table?

World Market Large Assorted Live Potted Succulents

World Market Large Assorted Live Potted Succulents

Flowers used to be our go-to house-warming gift, until we realized what a nuisance they were for the host! Not only do they have to immediately cut and arrange the flowers into a vase, but they die just a few days later. Instead, these World Market Large Assorted Live Potted Succulents ($23) work for everyone (even if they don't have a green thumb). Plus, they can be dealt with later, after your visit.

Bastide Provence Liquid Hand Wash

Bastide Provence Liquid Hand Wash

Fancy hand soap is a practical indulgence. These Bastide liquid soaps ($35) come in pretty packaging and yummy scents — perfect for a guest bathroom!

Williams-Sonoma Williams Sonoma Hario Pour Over Kit

Williams-Sonoma Williams Sonoma Hario Pour Over Kit

Your friend will be grateful to you every morning as they pour themselves an amazing cup of coffee. Pour-over kits can get a little pricey, like this Williams-Sonoma Williams Sonoma Hario Pour Over Kit ($200), but if you count cost per pour, it's totally worth it!

Kush Candle

Kush Candle

This candle has minimal design, but maximum appeal. Pick up a few of these Kush Candles ($30) before your next house-warming party. Give one, keep one!

Luks Linen Cari Peshtemal Denim & Salt

Luks Linen Cari Peshtemal Denim & Salt

This Luks Linen Cari Peshtemal Denim & Salt ($52) throw has so many uses, which makes it the perfect option for a last minute house-warming gift. Use as a blanket, or tablecloth, or hand towel — really, whatever feels right.

Home Trendz Floral Cheese Knife Set

Home Trendz Floral Cheese Knife Set

Who doesn't love a good cheese board at a house party, amiright? This Home Trendz Floral Cheese Knife Set ($50) is next level and guaranteed to thrill.