Who better to help you fill up a housewarming gift basket than the home furnishing artists at MacKenzie-Childs? Fabulous gifts with a distinctive style will thrill the new home owners. Stunning and innovative gifts for the kitchen, tabletop, garden, and more await your selection at MacKenzie-Childs. Shop our housewarming gifts section, or choose a few items from our e-catalog to fill your gift basket.
Traditional Housewarming Gift Baskets
Welcoming new neighbors with a housewarming gift is a universal tradition that dates back to ancient times. And while there are slight variations on and additions to the theme, the heart of the tradition consists of these symbolic gifts:
- bread to ward off hunger
- salt to guarantee flavor in life
- wine to bring good cheer to the new home
These symbolic gifts are a beautiful foundation for your housewarming gift basket. Now add some flair to these simple treasures with a little help from MacKenzie-Childs.
Housewarming Gift Basket Surprises from MacKenzie-Childs
Add a Courtly Check Salt and Pepper Mill Set to your housewarming gift basket so your friends or new neighbors can serve freshly ground pepper and course salt to flavor their meals with tasteful panache. Striking salt and pepper shakers are also available in Parchment Check, Courtly Check, Flower Market, and Evergreen.
And who could resist opening a bottle of wine with our Mr. Jingles Bottle Stopper? Help your friends celebrate their new home and toast to their lifelong good cheer with a set of Tango Wine Glasses. What a marvelous surprise to wrap into your gift basket!
Send a Gift Basket
Can't be there in person to present your gift basket? No problem. You can send any of these gifts to be delivered with a personalized message welcoming the homeowners to their new home. Many gifts can be wrapped in our signature gift boxes for a fabulous presentation even if you can't be there.
Shop MacKenzie-Childs, and see how dazzling a traditional housewarming gift basket can be!
Martha Stewart: Housewarming Gifts