19 Practical Housewarming Gifts That Are Actually Useful

Article by John Abrams. Last Updated: Friday, Apr 23, 2021.

Many housewarming gifts aren’t exactly of the practical variety (and that’s ok!), but if your recipients aren’t into frivolous things, then you’ve come to the right place!

We’ve come up with a list of practical housewarming gifts that will see tons of use daily! Read on for the perfect useful gift!

Practical gifts can be a great choice, but sometimes you should spoil them too! See our list of awesome Luxury Housewarming Gifts for ideas that will help them enjoy the finer things in life!

Our Favorite Practical Housewarming Gifts

  • 124 Pcs General Household Hand Tool Kit
  • Be prepared for anything with this full-featured METAKOO 124 piece household hand tool kit. Loaded with a variety of in-demand tools, it's a great choice for the DIY handyman or as a gift the amateur mechanic or hobbyist. Complete with a versatile plastic toolbox carrying case to keep all your tools organized and in one place.


  • Hair Care Holder
  • It's 7 a.m., your hair's dripping wet, and you're running late. The last thing you have time for is rummaging through a drawer to find the blow dryer–only to then have to untangle a knotted cord. Michael McNeil's steel hair care holder puts your dryer, curling iron, and flat iron elegantly on display, so no more morning mayhem. (At least as far as your locks are concerned.)


  • Cheese Board Entertaining Set
  • Carve and serve all your favorite cheeses with ease using this set. It includes 2 ceramic cheese bowls, 2 ceramic serving plates, 4 magnetic drawers for knives and other utensils, a bamboo cheese knife and server set set, labels and markers to customize your board, and a wine opener to spread the cheer with some bubbly.


  • Mr. Right and Mrs. Always Right
  • Celebrate the newlywed Mr. and Mrs. with this Mr. Right and Mrs. Always Right 2-Piece Kitchen Apron Set . Newly married couples will love wearing these apron sets celebrating their union. Great for a house warming gift that will see tons of practical use!


  • Flip Rack
  • Home isn't just where you hang your hat—it's where you wow guests with this ingeniously stylish coat rack. It's made from 25 beechwood triangles that individually tip down to become hooks for coats, hats, and scarves when you need them, and flip back up and out of the way when you don't. The natural warmth of the wood and the secure, hidden mounting hardware make this rack both practical and beautiful.


  • Keurig K-Classic K-50 Coffee Maker
  • Open your door to a better morning with the Keurig K-Classic K-50 coffee maker. This single serve coffeemaker allows you to brew a cup on demand with the convenience of an automatic drip system. The coffee maker offers 3 brew sizes, including 6 oz., 8 oz., and 10 oz., and a strength control setting for a cup just the way you like it. It is constructed to make brewing a consistently great cup easy with a programmable on/off switch on the back and a digital clock display


  • A Premium Glass Decanter Set
  • This Premium Glass Decanter Set is the greatest gift you can ever give a whiskey enthusiast! Great addition to a man's barware: It is sturdy enough to be passed down for generations. This decanter set includes a high quality whiskey decanter with 9 ice stones, 4-tumblers glasses (18 ounce) and ultimate funnel for adding whiskey into the glasses.


  • Bicycle Pizza Cutter Wheel
  • This Bicycle Pizza Cutter Wheel is one of the coolest kitchen gadgets. Baked to perfection on a bike, it's boisterously fun and great for holiday parties, surprises, or just a quick snack. It's built with a sturdy aluminum construction and features a double stainless steel cutting wheel for smooth, even cuts every time. It also includes an easy-turn handle for convenient movement. Add this bold design to your trendy kitchen collection!


  • An Instant Pot
  • The Instant Pot Duo(R) Smart Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker is our most versatile model. With 14 smart programs and 3 cooking modes, it can replace up to 7 kitchen appliances and performs as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker/porridge maker, yogurt maker, egg cooker, sauté/searing and steamer with temperatures ranging from 104°F-410°F. The large, display panel contains both Pressure Cook (PC) & Slow Cook (CC) buttons for easy operation. Whether you're a newbie or a professional chef, we have the best Instant Pot for you


  • Hands Out Snack Carafes
  • Treat yourself—and only yourself—with this clever snack carafe. Elegant and ergonomic, it’s designed so that hands don’t need to go in for snacks to come out. That means you can enjoy munching at parties, work, or family game night without worrying about germs. Because the only thing mixed into nuts should be nuts. Handmade with mouth-blown glass in China.


  • Stainless Steel Barbecue Tools
  • This 12pc BBQ Tools Kit includes all the accessories you need for grilling. Created from stainless steel, these barbecue tools are sturdy and durable enough to be used time and again. Each tool comes with a hanging hook to provide easy storage in your kitchen.


  • Upcycled Granite Spinning Utensil Set
  • Arra David and Anne Johnson use upcycled granite from their home state to create a rock-solid spinning caddy that won’t tip over when you give it a whirl. The handsome piece comes with four practical teakwood utensils: a flat spatula, a pasta server, a slotted spoon, and a regular spoon. A soft rubber pad on the bottom protects your countertop.


  • A Farmhouse Serving Tray
  • Our Farmhouse Serving Tray was created by two designers who believe in the power of good design. Every piece is thoughtfully made to enhance nearly any home decor style. The best part? It can be used in so many ways: as a table tray, to display fresh herbs or succulents, to hold candles and matches for a cozy night in, or to simply add some rustic flare to your coffee table or bookshelf.


  • A Countertop Wine Storage Rack
  • This Ferfil 10 Bottle Wooden Rack looks pretty and classical in the elegant design, it's very practical to keep your favourite bottle for drinking. The rack will be the perfect solution for you to show your stylish taste and is good for both indoor and outdoor use! Also, these racks are foldable, please open the mouth of the rack wide before placing your bottle in, then they can stand up straight.


  • Baseball Bat Wine Rack
  • Toast your favorite team with this all-star rack from designer Kevin Phillips. Baseball lovers will cheer for the rack's spine, which is a bat sourced from Cooperstown, New York home of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Vino lovers will appreciate that the hand-shaped metal coils can hold up to three bottles, and that the inverted position keeps it in contact with the cork, ensuring it never dries out and spoils the contents


  • Starry Night Drink Coaster
  • Absorbent coasters for drinks are a great addition to your kitchen. They come in 4 different designs that make a unique addition to any dining table. Coasters keep your furniture safe from spills and moisture damage. The absorbent coasters also protect your tabletops as well. They're made of foam material, so they won't scratch the surface of your furniture or glassware.


  • Personalized Slate Entertaining 5pc Set
  • Add a personal touch to your party, event or home with this set of 5 slate serving pieces. This serving set is a perfect practical house warming gift or hostess gift. Each piece features your choice of initial and name, making every occasion unique. Ideal for weddings, christenings, birthdays and other parties, so each piece can be enjoyed for years to come. Be the talk of the party with this unique personalized slate serving set.


  • Twist Decanter
  • Aerate your favorite vintage as you pour it into the decanter before the guests arrive, then again once you're all ready to toast! Featuring a stainless steel base, dramatic curves allow up to half a bottle of wine to breathe as it travels in and out of this glass vessel, creating an eye-catching centerpiece for your tabletop. Made in China.


  • A Crock-Pot Slow Cooker
  • The Crock-Pot 7-Quart Oval Manual Slow Cooker is extra roomy to accommodate large meals, while the Stay or Go locking lid and cord wrap make it easy to take your meal on the go. The removable stoneware doubles as a serving dish and fits inside most standard refrigerator doors. The stoneware is dishwasher-safe for easy cleanup.


  • Wood Docking Station Tray
  • With great attention to detail, this wood docking station has been handcrafted from 100% real solid walnut wood. The docking station will easily and securely hold your smartphone or tablet at a comfortable viewing angle. The two in one design allows for both the vertical and horizontal orientation of your phone or tablet. With ample room for items such as a charging cable, wallet, keys or other accessories. No assembly required!


  • Premium Solid Stainless Steel Wine Glasses
  • Set of 4 18 oz. stemless glasses for the perfect set for your table. Mirrored polished finish stainless steel kitchen beverage glasses that are dishwasher safe, unbreakable and tip resistant. Uniquely hand cut with a mirror polished finish that is wrapped around the entire glass. These premium solid stainless steel glasses are a great accent to any dinnerware setting, guaranteed to add style to your party or event.


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