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6 Housewarming Gift Ideas for First-Time Apartment Owners

The Art of Making a House, a Home

If your friend or sibling is about to embark on the new and exciting adventure of adulthood, they can often underestimate how important it is to make their house or apartment into a home. Living in a space where you don't feel identified with or comfortable in can be more detrimental than you imagine; so buying the right housewarming gift can be quite helpful. Below, you'll find a list of possible gifts that would greatly contribute towards building a safe and pleasant nook for the first-time apartment/home owner.

Floor Lamp

Lighting is usually a forgotten, yet essential element that should be implemented in any home. Who actually prefers harsh industrial lighting? This link will show you 50 original and unique floor lamps that can fill any space with warmth and enjoyment.

Coffee Makers

Drinking a cup of coffee has become a very important step in the morning routine of many people around the world. For devoted coffee drinkers, however, there could not be anything worse than sipping on cold, bitter and flavorless coffee from an old, slow, and noisy coffee machine. Therefore, for our first-time home owners to start their day right, offering them a coffee machine like the ones 10Mango suggest could be a great idea (and greatly appreciated).

Trash Cans

Just because they will most probably be filled with undesired and smelly content, it doesn't mean that trash bins should look scruffy themselves. They come in all sorts of colors, shapes, finishes and sizes that are able to completely transform a space towards one you want to stay in, rather than run away from.


Buying paintings, prints, tapestries, or investing in wallpapers are common gift ideas given to people living on their own for the first time. Having decorations and pieces of art hung up on the walls of a home can make it a lot more enjoyable and pleasurable, but why not find ways to decorate the floor? Rugs are a great way to tie rooms and spaces together that will let your feet get a soft, textured experience while giving your eyes a colorful one.

Herb Garden Kits

Herb garden kits are an amazing way to both start living a sustainable lifestyle, and to save money. These kits give people the opportunity to learn about the care and attention that these plants need, and of course compliment all their home-cooked meals an incomparable taste. This said, it's also a good way to encourage them to cook!

Wind Chimes

Windchimes | Etsy
You searched for: windchimes! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!

Living alone for the first time can be quite intimidating and lonely. For those who tend to feel alone, wind chimes are good way to keep a home peaceful, yet lively. Better yet, every time the wind chime sounds, they can think of you! Etsy is a very good website to find  artistic pieces that are unique and distinct.

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