Friday 16 June 2023

DIY Low Cost Housewarming gifts ideas

DIY Low Cost Housewarming gifts ideas

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Lowest cost and no cost DIY new home or housewarming gifts ideas that are free and don't cost anything, or cost very little to make or produce - that your recipient will adore!

Revealed: our favourite housewarming gift EVER! πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Best DIY cheap easy housewarming gifts ideas

1. Make them a framed personalised photoshopped picture

Gift them a funny photoshopped picture with all their favourite things, you could set it in a place they have always dreamed of visiting! Add in all their favourite things and people - even fictional characters! This is such a unique and creative gift idea and they are sure to love it. You could print and frame the final result for them to keep safely in their room or space, it will be sure to make them smile whenever they see it!

2. Paint and gift them a beautiful painted oyster shell ornament πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are so beautiful and make for the perfect housewarming gift to DIY! Grab yourself an oyster shell to decorate - you could even use one to DIY a candle as a stylish gift for your recipient. If you are short on time, there are so many beautiful oyster shell gifts to choose from, ready made!

Beautiful William Morris oyster hanging ornament πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Beautiful blue and gold oyster hanging ornament (so affordable!) πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Beautiful painted oyster candle πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

3. DIY a painting of their new area

To celebrate their new home and area, a super thoughtful gift they can use to deck out their new space! What is more precious than a one of a kind piece of art to celebrate their new space! 

4. Make a sugar cookie flower bouquet

A bouquet of sugar cookie flowers! These look so pretty and fancy but are super easy and inexpensive to make. Bake the sticks in to the cookies in the oven, then ice them to look like flowers and arrange them in a beautiful bouquet formation, tied with a ribbon! Alternatively arrange them in an adorable jar - or if you are short on time, why not opt for these adorable gift ready sugar cookie blooms! You can keep them in the jar as an adorable gift, or use them to create your sugar cookie flower bouquet - gift them a whole bouquet of edible flowers! 

Ready made jar of sugar cookie flowers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

5. A pretty set of magnets

DIY them a set of beautiful magnets! You could use clay or fimo to make them and paint them yourself, then attach to magnet backings with some strong invisible glue. Arrange them in a beautiful box with tissue paper and voila!

6. Gift them a quirky scented candle πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

The perfect funny novelty new home gift to delight your recipient!

6. Craft them their first Christmas tree ornament

The perfect sweet and thoughtful gift! You could have so much fun with this and personalise it to your recipient's tastes!

7. DIY them a New Home plaque or ornament πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These make the perfect thoughtful housewarming gift idea and will be sure to bring a whole load of cheer to your recipient. You could paint one yourself or even order a personalised ornament ready made - they are so cute and affordable! - if you are short on time.

Blank house candle holder and wax melt gift set πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

8. Bake them a box of New Home sugar cookies

You can bake these yourself or even order them if you are short on time - even when ordered, they are super affordable and make for the perfect new home letterbox gift for your recipient to light up their day!

Personalised thank you letter sugar cookies πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Adorable thank you letterbox cookies πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Gift them some custom photo polaroid sugar cookies πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

9. Put together an assortment of different teas for them to try 

The perfect moving house gift, to help them chill and unwind! These gifts are always so special as it means giving them the gift of trying something new, you might just introduce them to their all new favourite kind of tea. This gift is the most perfect thing ever for tea lovers or those needing to rest up and unwind after all the stress of moving! 

10. Gift them a hamper of homebaked goods 

One of the cheapest DIY gift ideas that will always be appreciated!

New Home themed ready made treat hamper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

11. A paper house pick and mix gift πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This is such a cute housewarming gift idea! These would be so much fun to make and decorate too - put together a house shaped gift box using cardboard and fill it with pick and mix sweets or your recipient's favourite candy, for the best and sweetest surprise! 

12. DIY 'a little bag for your new home' gift πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Why not put together a 'little bag for your new home' for your recipient, filled with little useful things, such as a sewing kit, a mini screwdriver, a few packets of seeds, different types of batteries that may come in handy, selotape, a ball of string - alternatively you could fill it with symbolic items that represent certain things for your recipient! 

13. A bluetooth mobile phone printer  

This is such a special gift as it will allow them to print all their favourite memories quickly and easily, there's nothing like being able to hold your memories as physical items.  

A special New Home photo album πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

To hold all the new special moments and memories in! This makes for a perfect new home gift, you can even personalise it with their new address to tailor it perfectly to your recipient.

14. Paint a cup coaster for them

You could make it super special or super funny! It's also a super special thank you gift idea that will come in handy and your recipient will be sure to appreciate the thought and effort! If you are short on time, why not gift them a stylish set of coasters for their new space!

Minimalist letter coasters πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

15. Bake them a New Home cake with a personalised icing topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This will be sure to be such a memorable gift and will delight your recipient and make them chuckle at the same time!

Sitting down female character icing topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Sitting down male character icing topper πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

16. A bouquet of their favourite sweets or snacks

Similar to n.4, why not put together a selection of their favourite sweets or snacks, arranged in bouquet formation!

17. A set of wax melts πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

They are presented beautifully like a box of chocolates and make the most luxurious and fun gift to open!

18. A heat changing mug πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

A mug is an oldie but a goodie! Even better, a heat transforming mug means your recipient will get an extra surprise when they go to make a hot drink in their new mug!

19. Write them a rap or poem and frame it

So creative and special, this is the funniest way to honour your recipient and make them smile and chuckle!

20. Gift them a personalised photo sequin cushion πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This is such a cute gift idea and perfect to gift to your recipient to celebrate their new home! 

Personalised handwriting message sequin cushion πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

21. Personalise a tote bag for them

Use some fabric pens to decorate a canvas or fabric tote bag or shopping bag for them! All you will need is a blank or plain tote bag, some fabric pens and some creativity! You could enscribe their name on it and any design you prefer.

22. Make them a box of shower steamers πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

These are so great to gift people on the go! These are so affordable to buy and look so beautiful, and you can even DIY them from ingredients such as essential oils, baking soda and constarch. There are so many varieties and scents to choose from and they make your shower smell amazing, the shower equivalent of bath bombs for those on the go!  

23. Gift them a quirky scented room spray 

This makes for the most fun housewarming gift ever - there are so many creative kinds to choose from to suit your recipient's tastes and they give the home a whole new feel (and smell delicious!)  

Disneyland inspired scents room spray (so many to choose from!) πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

Chocolate scented room spray πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

24. Make them a loveheart shaped cupcake pullapart

Just arrange cupcakes in a heart formation, then ice over them as one, add some decorations and voila!

25. Bake them a big size custom sugar cookie of their home 

Nothing is cooler or more special! Why not make them a custom cookie portrait of their new home, to celebrate their moving in day! This is a super unique DIY housewarming gift idea that is surprisingly easy to make and really fun to decorate.

26. A surprise message mug πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This is such an amazing gift to give! You could present the gift with foil covered chocolates inside, so that when they finish them it will reveal the surprise at the bottom of the mug. This would make the most perfect surprise housewarming gift!

27. Gift them a hidden message candle πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This concept is so cool! This makes for an amazing DIY thank you gift idea that your recipient will adore - if you are short on time you can also order one all ready made!

28. Gift them a personalised bottle opener πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

This would make for an adorable thank you gift, especially when personally tailored towards your recipient! 

29. Gift them some quirky or fancy matches πŸ‘ˆπŸ»

A super stylish, yet low cost, new home gift idea that will be perfect to give at a housewarming party

30. Craft a cherry blossom origami kusudama decoration 

These are so beautiful and make for the perfect housewarming gift! They are perfect to decorate a room with and feature an assortment of origami shapes formed together to make a ball like shape. In this case we can use cherry blossom origami flowers to make this beautiful orb like origami shape. There are so many different beautiful designs to try - our favourite cherry blossom style kusudama guide is here

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