“House guest etiquette rule No. 1: NEVER show up to a housewarming party EMPTY HANDED.”
Gifts are a sweet way to show love, appreciation, and respect for a person. It indicates that you are genuinely happy about their achievements and wish for more luck.
However, selecting a perfect gift for the party host is easier said than done. Obviously, you’ll want a gift that the recipient appreciates. But you also have to take care of your budget, the usefulness of the gift, and the recipient’s taste. On top of that, if it’s a last-minute plan, deciding on a gift becomes even more challenging.
But no worries! We’ve got you covered!
Here are some last-minute housewarming gift ideas that the host will surely love.
For The Host, You Are Meeting For The First Time
When you are meeting someone for the first time, let’s say your boss’s wife, it might get a little awkward. Therefore, your present needs to be something that’ll help break the ice and create a comfortable atmosphere.
For that, you can give them a champagne bottle or flower bouquet with a handwritten note. These are classic gifts and will also create a great first impression. Nonetheless, don’t forget to compliment the host for their efforts.
For The Host Who Loves To Entertain
Every party has that one person who adds life to it. Without them, entertainment doesn’t begin. Correct? Now, imagine if they can make other parties this fun, how amazing it will be when they play the host!
To give them a gift, you should go with something helpful. And let’s admit, most people go to a housewarming party just for food. So for gifts, you can create food party baskets.
It’ll include items that’ll help them be a good host. For baskets, you can create different layers. The lower layer will be off drinks; you can add the best belgian chocolate you could get in the center and surround it with various snacks. It will make the baskets look stunning and also attractive.
So, not only the host but other guests will also love it!
For The Host Who Is Nature Enthusiast
If your friend is a nature enthusiast, then selecting a thoughtful present for them is very easy. As they just shifted to a new house, they’ll need decorations to make the place look inviting. And, they also need to elevate the appearance of the garden.
Considering these two, you can give them small plants, a hamper filled with seeds of different flowers and plants, and other garden essentials. Your thoughtfulness will surely melt their heart. Not to mention, whenever they will look at the plant, they’ll remember you.
Tip: If you are confused about what plant to give, go for cactus, aloe vera, mint, and lavender.
Wrapping it up!
Although your friends will be more than happy to see you, it is still suggested to follow the etiquettes and get a gift. Plus, all the last-minute gift ideas mentioned above are as per your budget and host’s preference, so they will surely adore them.