9 Housewarming Gift Ideas If You’re On a Tight Budget


When giving gifts, people often say that it is the thought that really counts. This is why even when you’re on a tight budget, you can still move the heart of your recipient if what you’re giving is something earnest and well-thought-out (e.g., Personalized family Christmas ornaments).

If you are invited to a housewarming party, here are nine budget-friendly ideas you can try:

Bless this Home Personalized Ornament. Nothing gets more straightforwardly heart-tugging than this glass ornament. Measuring 3.5 inches, this can be adorned with the family’s last name. It can also be bought with an additional silver-toned stand for display on a table or a shelf.

New Home, New Beginnings Personalized Ornament. Considered as one of the most popular personalized family Christmas ornaments out there, this piece fittingly celebrates what having a new home is all about: Creating new memories and embarking on a new chapter in your life.

Home is Where the Heart is Ornament. Make the recipient’s home extra warm and cozy with this elegant ornament. It features a simple lettering of “Home,” with a drawing of a heart replacing the letter “o.” It can also be personalized with the first names of the household members.

White Christmas Personalized Family Ornament. Does the housewarming party you’re attending coincide with the holiday season? Make your gift extra meaningful with this customizable White Christmas ornament. It features a muted red background and a dreamy snow scene to complete the wonderful holiday feel. It can be displayed on a table or be a decor for small Christmas trees.

Happy Owl-idays Personalized Ornament. If you’re looking for quirkier personalized family Christmas ornaments, this one’s for you. It’s a hexagon-shaped ornament that can be designed with however many owls you want to represent the members of the family of the recipient. The cute little owls in this piece are the definition of adorable — and they’re sure to paint a smile on the face whenever seen.

Cooking with Love Slate Cutting Board. The kitchen is the heart of the home. If the hosts of the housewarming party especially love cooking, this cutting board is the perfect gift. It’s a sturdy acacia wood board that features a removable, hand-washable slate insert. This insert has the phrase “Cooking and with love” and can be personalized with the recipients’ last name.

Love Desk Plaque. Let love abound in the new home of your friend, relative, colleague, or neighbor. This desk sign, which spells out the word “Love,” also serves as a photo frame. Measuring 12-inches by 5-inches, this white-colored plaque is a versatile decoration that can be proudly displayed in any part of the home.

Better Together Family Frame. If you want a more conventionally shaped photo frame, this is a great choice. It exudes elegance and simplicity, thanks to its 7-inch by 9-inch alder wood frame that can be customized with the recipients’ family name. The frame also features the phrase “Better Together” in lovely calligraphy.

Live Laugh Love Wind Chime. Featuring aluminum sand-colored tubes, this wind chime is a sweet reminder of one of the greatest mottos that any individual or family should live by: Live, laugh, love. To help achieve the recipient’s preferred tone, this one also comes with an adjustable striker.