Housewarming refers to those events that the newly minted apartment owners celebrate in a big way. Usually, friends and relatives are invited to this holiday, with whom you can sit in a good company and celebrate a successful purchase.
It is not customary to come to such a celebration empty-handed, as this is considered bad form. At the same time, it is very difficult to choose a gift if you do not know about the needs of the apartment owners. In order not to be trapped and not to present an unnecessary thing that will collect dust on the shelf, check out the list of inexpensive and original gifts that can be presented at a housewarming party.
Before you go to the store, take into account the following factors: the size of housing, the status of the apartment (purchased or rented), the age of the owners of their preferences and family status. After analyzing this information, you can choose a gift. However, there are universal things that will be appropriate in any situation. Among them:
1. Pie or loaf
Pie symbolizes good luck and prosperity.
Everyone knows the Russian tradition of welcoming guests with bread and salt. However, those invited to a housewarming party can also give the owners delicious bread or a loaf. Such a gift will be an excellent symbol of prosperity and well-being in the house.
Wooden kitchenware is always in fashion.
Usually in new apartments there are practically no plates, pans, pots and other kitchen devices. Therefore, a similar gift will always be "in the subject." You can present a baking dish, a set of mugs, a set of cutting boards, salad bowls and much more. A good option - glasses, wine glasses or glasses. They will not be superfluous on the shelf. You can also choose in the store good cutlery. However, if you stop at this option, do not forget to ask the owners in return for a small coin. The fact is that, according to signs, it is impossible to give sharp and piercing objects - this will lead to a quarrel. And if you "pay" for the gift, then superstition can be circumvented.
A great gift - a tablecloth on a table of neutral colors.
Curtains, blankets, tablecloths, towels and other textile items also fit well into a new apartment. The most important thing is to select products clearly for the interior, so that everything is harmonious.
4. Kitchen appliances
Small household appliances will need any hostess.
Technique as a mixer, toaster, electric kettle is always needed in the house. In addition, the modern market always offers a lot of interesting new products, so finding a good option is not difficult. Before you make the final choice, think about the preferences of the owners. If they love a refreshing drink, then go to the store for a coffee maker. If you like baking - buy a blender.
Desk clock will also perform a decorative function.
Of course, the clock is in any phone, but still much nicer if the apartment is decorated with wall, floor or desktop models. Firstly, they will not be discharged at the most inappropriate moment, like a smartphone, and, secondly, they will be an excellent complement to the interior.
Table lamp will be an additional source of lighting.
A beautiful chandelier, table lamp or sconce will allow the apartment owners to divide the rooms into zones or equip a cozy corner for reading and relaxing. In any case, for whatever purposes the lighting devices are used, they are always relevant.
Obuvnitsa help maintain order in the hallway.
If funds allow, you can choose as a presentation any piece of furniture. Try to choose something not very expensive and cumbersome, but no less necessary. For example, a shoebox, a coffee table, a bedside cabinet, a pouf in the hallway. By the way, in previous materials you can read how to make such interior items with your own hands. In this case, your gift will be appreciated even more.
Carpets will add room comfort and protect your feet from the cold in winter.
Not all people like to place carpets in their apartments, as they always accumulate a lot of garbage. Consider this point before you go to the store. If your friends do not have anything against these products, then feel free to choose a small rug in the bathroom or a full-fledged carpet that can create comfort in any room.
9. Bed linen
Bed linen must be selected according to the size of the bed.
One more universal gift which will suit both a married couple and a lonely person is bed linen. The most important thing is to know what size bed is located in the bedroom and what colors prevail in the room. With this information, you can find a good version of linen.
The certificate will allow any item to be purchased by a new settler at his request.
If you are in doubt about choosing a gift, then present the certificate of a furniture or home appliances store for a housewarming party. In this case, the owner of the apartment will be able to pick the right thing for himself.
Original gadgets as a gift
In modern stores you can find a lot of interesting and multifunctional devices that will make it easier for your budding newcomers to clean, cook or wash. Among these original devices can be identified:
1. Robot Vacuum Cleaner
Robot vacuum cleaner is useful to owners who constantly disappear at work.
This option is indispensable if there are pets in the apartment or the owners are very busy people who do not have enough time for a full cleaning. The robot can independently clean carpets and floors at a specified time and in the territory specified by you. Dry and wet cleaning is available on most models.
Electric drier allows you to quickly dry the linen and does not take up much space.
If the apartment is small and it does not have a balcony, then you need to take care of purchasing a device that can compactly place and dry wet clothes. A good option - electric dryer. Choose folding models that can be removed after operation to the storeroom. Also pay attention to the fact that the device could put in order not only clothes, but also shoes.
3. Air quality monitor
An air quality monitor is a great option for couples with children.
Such a device is especially suitable for couples with young children. The air quality monitor will be able to show the level of its humidity, pollution and a number of other parameters.
In the slow cooker you can cook a lot of dishes.
A versatile kitchen appliance that can simultaneously perform both an oven and aerogrill, a fryer, and a yogurt maker. The slow cooker will make the cooking process quick, convenient and enjoyable, and ready meals will be delicious.
Gifts for interior and comfort
So-called "cozy gifts" are always relevant. And sometimes they hit the target so much that they can start the formation of a new interior in the house. Successful elements of the decor can be:
Lightbox will decorate the interior and provide an additional source of lighting.
Lightbox is a photo frame, which is also a source of light. The device can be of any shape, color and size, depending on your preferences. As for the photo that will be placed in the lightbox, it can be any: a snapshot of the owners, a photo of animals, a beautiful abstraction, and so on.
2. Plaid and pillows
Plaid and pillows will add comfort and give warmth.
There is nothing better on a cold winter evening than to sit in a chair, wrap yourself in a warm blanket and watch a movie with a cup of hot coffee in your hands. So that apartment owners can spend time like this in winter, give them a soft blanket. The gift can be supplemented with bright sofa cushions that will make an excellent element of decor and decorate the living room.
Tip: a lonely person or a pregnant girl will like a cheerful hug hug. This gift is both cute and cozy.
3. Painting or panel
The picture will decorate the wall and complement the interior.
Fill the empty walls in the apartment will be able to painting or panel. Try to choose a neutral version with the image of flowers, animals, landscapes. If your friends love everything extraordinary, then you can choose an abstraction. A great option - a picture made by yourself. If you have the talent of an artist, then go for it. A gift made by yourself is always valued much higher.
4. Electric fireplace
Electric fireplace - an expensive, but a good gift.
A fireplace is that piece of furniture that can turn even the most modest apartment into a cozy nest. It is completely fireproof, has a compact size and can be located anywhere along the wall.
5. Bean bag
The chair bag will be an excellent addition to the reading corner.
Similar chair or any other frameless furniture adds comfort to the room. Sitting in this "bag", you can relax, relax in the company of your favorite book and tea, watch TV or play with your friends in the console.