What in the world do you get a man to celebrate his first home or new apartment? Chances are he already has it or will have absolutely no use for it.
Let’s face it, getting guys the perfect housewarming present can be all too time-consuming and costly.
You can spend hours hunting around the store only to end up with a gift that disappoints and displeases.
To help you avoid that mistake, I’ve put together a collection of the top 40 best housewarming gifts for men below. In it, you’ll find countless great ideas guys will actually appreciate.
From small, simple items to more luxurious treasures, you’ll find something for just about any man out there. From friends, to brothers, cousins, uncles, officemates, and fathers, these ideas are sure to please.
Now, you may be wondering why these housewarming gifts are as good as it gets. I’ll tell you: They actually serve a purpose in a man’s life.
Chances are when you move to a new house, you don’t already own things like an extension cord. Imagine doing yard outdoors and realizing you have to pay a trip to Lowes to buy an extension cord. It sucks!
It’s the small things that make for a memorable gift that’s enjoyed for years to come. While some of the gifts below are indeed short-lived, they lend at hand at making the celebratory moment a d*mn remarkable one.
Best Housewarming Gifts for Men
1. 9GreenBox – Japanese Juniper Bonsai Tree with Fertilizer
The graceful juniper tree bonsai will calm any environment. The small tree, measuring six to eight inches in height, is ideal for small spaces like the bathroom, shelf or home office. Firmly planted in a black, clay pot, it will promote rest and tranquility. It’s easy enough to grow for any man who’s not a true green thumb gardener at heart.
2. Amethya Natural Sliced Agate Coaster
Natural sliced agate coasters add an air of mysticism and classic but unique beauty to any home.
These coasters, available as single-color sets in a variety of shades including brown and purple, also come in sets of mixed colors that serve as both attractive accessories or even a table centerpiece when stacked together.
Even the least expensive glasses will look valuable and attractive when placed on one of these agate coasters.
3. Amazon Black Box Gift Card
The Amazon Gift Card can also be called the amazing gift card, or the king of housewarming gifts. The card ships free with no expiration date or fee. It also arrives in a sophisticated black box to help make the housewarming gift giving process as simple as it gets. A delightful gift, the choices are limitless, from housewares, books, CDs, DVDs to personal products.
4. Villa Acacia Wood Cutting Board
This Acacia wood cutting board puts forth the best features of Acacia wood, those being that it is both hard and incredibly vibrant.
Rich lines of wood grain are glued and sanded together so seamlessly the only indication the board is not carved from a single piece is the differences in shading from section to section.
Rich mahoganies blend with caramels and delicate beige to create a smooth, simple, sure-to-please cutting board.
5. thehaki Decorative Wall Clock
Clocks should be simple in design, and this elegant leather-covered piece certainly fits the bill. Fully visible and legible numbers make it easy to tell the time without the clock seeming to belong in a preschool classroom.
Available in rectangular, round, and a variety of colors, this clock is both a statement piece and an item that can blend easily into various decor themes.
6. HOUNDSBAY Navigator Big Dresser Valet Tray for Men
Multiple compartments of varying sizes make this drawer organizer an essential part of any housewarming organization gift.
Complete with an angled ramp on which to charge your phone and space enough for multiple watches, cufflinks, and more, this is sure to delight anyone who receives it as his housewarming gift.
7. Cherry Finish Spanish Cedar Humidor
A Humidor is a box meant to keep cigars from going bad or drying out too much. For a man who smokes cigars, this humidor is an excellent housewarming gift, especially if it comes with the cigars inside the box.
Available in cherry wood with an analog or digital clock indicating moisture content, the humidor also offers the option of monogramming. A monogrammed humidifying cigar box is sure to get a positive and grateful reaction.
8. Caron And Doucet Coconut Cutting Board And Butcher Block Oil
The natural plant-based Caron and Doucet Board and Butcher Block Oil is made of coconut oil that stays fresh forever. Without the distinct coconut smell and harsh chemicals, the oil is economical and germ-free because it removes any liquid residue, which encourages the growth of bacteria in the wood.
9. Dimple Stein Beer Mug
The Dimple Stein Beer Mug comes is a set of two mugs under the Chefcaptain trademark. Designed like cute dimples, the product can hold 19 ounces of beer and measures a generous 4 7/8 inches. The mugs are made of thick and durable glass. It is dishwasher safe.
10. Coffee Table Books
Coffee table books are presents people always like. Men, for instance, would love to own a coffee table book on history, arts, sports and things that interest them. The big, glossy and informative pages with large photographs are so nice to touch. Let’s face it, reading coffee table books are always a pleasure, but not just for the gentleman recieving the gift, but also all of his guests who no longer die of boredom at his place.
11. Crane Oscillating Mini Tower Heater
The Crane Oscillating Mini Tower Heater is a safe and economical way to heat a small area. With settings at 750W or 1500W, the portable modern heater ships free and warms quickly and evenly. It’s ideal for desk and computer work.
12. DEWALT DCR010 20V Max Bluetooth Jobsite Speaker
There’s nothing like music to revitalize guys with chores and home improvements to do. The Dewalt Bluetooth Speaker is a compact, ultra movable Bluetooth player that has a range of 100 feet. The instructions are easy to follow. It can be used while working in the yard or home.
13. DropCatch Magnetic Bottle Opener
The DropCatch Magnetic Bottle Opener looks great anywhere. Made of beautifully crafted steel, it is attached to a solid, walnut wood with lacquer finish for protection. DropCatch can hold 70 caps. Screws are provided for mounting. You can also use the magnetic features to mount it on a metallic surface.
14. EcoSphere Aquatic Ecosystem Sphere
The EcoSphere Aquatic Ecosystem is an amazing marine exhibit of colorful live shrimps, algae and sea organisms inside a hand blown glass. Completely self-sustaining, this unique product is maintenance free. No cleaning or feeding necessary. Available in small, medium, large and extra large, the product lasts for three years.
15. Hefty Strong Lawn & Leaf Large Garbage Bags
Gathering trash or leaves is a chore without adding anything else to the task, and the labor becomes even more intensive when the container the leaves or trash are being contained in is no longer able to contain what is inside of it.
Hefty’s rendition of extra-large drawstring bags is up to the task and able to contain even the heaviest and bulkiest of messes.
16. Bass Pro Shops Gift Card
After spending so much on a house, often there’s little left to enjoy the great outdoors. A Bass Pro Shops Gift Card encourages guys to be fit, active and take a break to actually enjoy themselves.
This gift card can be redeemed at Bass Pro Shops, Big Cedar Lodge and Islamorada Fish Company, so it’s great for men who love fishing.
17. Woodwick Candle Redwood
The Woodwick Candle has a strong, powerful and masculine scent. The clean woodsy smell stays fresh while the wick produces a sound similar to wood burning in the fireplace. Long lasting, it lasts for more than 100 hours. The candle comes in a beautiful medium size 10 ounce jar.
18. Zelancio Non Serrated Wooden Steak Knives
Zelancio Non-Serrated Wooden Steak Knives is a set of four finely honed dinner knives that’s made of first-rate Japanese steel with a high carbon core for superior strength. Packaged in a gorgeous box, it’s a perfect gift for executives who love meat. The craftsmanship is superb. Shipping is free.
19. Eco Friendly Bamboo Wood Magnetic Knife Holder
The more often someone cooks the easier it is to misplace or even lose cooking utensils. Knives are unfortunately common victims of this phenomenon, even if the cook has a knife holder with specific spots for each blade.
This bamboo knife holder contains a strong enough magnet to keep knives and other metal utensils away from the rest of the kitchen clutter and arranged in neat, easily accessible rows.
20. Master Magnetics Magnetic Bottle Opener and Cap Catcher
This is is an elegant bottle opener made from brushed stainless steel. It lets you remove the top off a bottle and catch it in one go. It’s magnetic, so it sticks to a fridge door.
21. 4×6 Picture Frame by EcoHome
Picture frames like this antique style example are classic housewarming gifts because their purpose is to frame and accent already-fond memories.
Available in antique brown, brown, and distressed blue, this picture frame also comes in a variety of sizes for a variety of housewarming gift preferences. As an addition to the frame, a photo inside of something the giver knows the recipient looks at with fondness would be a good idea.
22. Lord’s Rock Whiskey Stones Gift Set
The Natural Granite Whiskey Stones Gift Set by Lord’s Rocks arrives packaged in a luxurious dark brown wooden pine box with two crystal Whiskey glasses. Each also comes with a soft velvet bag containing granite stones to chill you drinks.
23. Lowes Home Improvement Gift Card
A Lowe’s Gift Card is always a suitable gift because let’s face it, guys love DIY home projects. He can shop online or at the store location. Whether he wants to add fixtures, paint or do repairs around the new place, a Lowe’s Gift Card will keep him creative and busy.
24. KINGOU Wooden Puzzle Magic Ball
Home decor that doubles as something else is an excellent idea for a housewarming gift. This wooden puzzle ball is less than three inches in diameter so it is easy to store when not in use, but when it is being worked on it could also make a modern-style decoration for a coffee table or bookshelf. Dual-purpose housewarming gifts are sure to be a hit, and this puzzle ball fits the description.
25. Oggi Pro Stainless Steel Cocktail Shaker And Bar Tool Set
Oggi Stainless-Steel 10-Piece Cocktail Shaker and Bar Set is an expensive-looking collection of bar tools for mixing wine and cocktails for the sophisticated man. It’s complete with a storage friendly cutting board, double jigger, two glasses and shaker set, lemon slicing knife, bottle opener, stirrer, tongs and cocktail strainer.
26. JoFomp Modern Night Light Wall Clock
Waking up in the middle of the night and stumbling to the kitchen for a drink or snack can be perilous if the residence is completely dark.
Furniture corners and miscounted steps can cause some painful bumps, so a clock that absorbs light during the day and functions as a glow-in-the-dark nightlight is an excellent housewarming gift for midnight snackers or anyone who wants a little extra night-time visibility.
This clock comes in either black or white and features a clear, easily readable face and numbers that glow brightly when put into darkness.
27. Stout Stuff 50 Cal Ammo Storage Container
The Stout Stuff STAMBX22 Can for Ammunition and Storage is made of industrial strength steel and brand new materials. The green storage container measures 11″8 x 6″1 x 7″28. Engineered to be air tight and water tight, the box locks securely and opens easily under the right condition. While a perfect gift on its own, when filled with a guy’s favorite ammo the gift is hard to beat.
28. Whiskey Decanter Ship Set
For the whiskey buff, wine aficionado, or someone who simply enjoys unique and visually pleasing drinkware, this decanter set is sure to amaze and delight.
Featuring a wooden stand housing the decanter, which has a glass ship on the inside, and two glasses, any design scheme or no design scheme at all will be instantly enhanced by this piece. It is spectacular enough to be a centerpiece while remaining fully functional.
29. The Royal Gift Shop Genuine Brazilian Agate Bookends
One can never have too many bookends. These agate options, available in blue, green, pink, and more, are blessed with a natural heaviness that makes them simple but beautiful choices for keeping books in order.
You could even buy multiple pairs for the chronic book lover and they could keep the pairs as-is or swap them out for a colorful, sparkling addition to any book collection.
30. The Wine Savant World Globe Decanter
The Wine Savant Decanter is shaped like a globe that tilts on wood. There is an exquisitely crafted glass blown ship inside this remarkable decanter. It is held by a wooden pedestal, which is available in rustic and mahogany. It can contain 850 to 1000 ml of alcoholic drinks.
31. TruffleHunter Black & White Truffle Oil Set
Truffles immediately put forth an impression of luxury and fine food. Truffle oil, used to season a variety of foods and even sprinkle on pasta as a flavor additive or primary taste, is an indulgent kitchen addition that is sure to be met with admiration from even the pickiest of recipients.
This set includes uniform bottles of white truffle oil and black truffle oil. Small shavings of real truffles populate the oils to add an even sharper flavor and delight the pickiest of palates.
32. Urban Accents Butcher Shop Gourmet Grilling Rub Trio Of Spices Gift Set
The Chicago, Kansas City and Argentina Steak Rub is an impressive set of delicious barbecue seasoning. The Chicago contains sea salt, garlic, red and black pepper. Kansas City is made with ancho, brown sugar, chipotle and allspice. The Argentina is flavored with red pepper, sea salt, oregano and citrus.
33. Us Wire 65050 50 Foot Heavy Duty Extension Cord
The US Wire 65050 Orange Heavy Duty Extension Cord is 12 feet long, made of sturdy vinyl with double insulation and encased in a jacket that will not damage the floor and wall. It features a 12 gauge opening and weighs 8 pounds. Comes with a limited lifetime guarantee.
34. Best Home Fashion Coyote Faux Fur Throw Blanket
Everyone loves soft, luxurious blankets. Faux fur is a popular option for these blankets because it is warm, soft, and often fuzzy while remaining ethical.
This king-sized faux coyote throw blanket is neutral enough to blend into most design styles and so cozy it may be difficult to give up when purchased. But when the recipient opens this blanket and relaxes in its warmth he is sure to be grateful and content.
35. Wine, Whiskey And Champagne
People have been giving wine as housewarming gifts for centuries. A good bottle of whiskey or champagne will always be well received. Wine will never go to waste.
Let’s face it, if people didn’t like it, then it wouldn’t always be served at parties and get-togethers. There is always an occasion to savor its flavor.