DIY House warming gift, Ideas?


My brother and his wife buying a house any ideas for a do it yourself project to welcome them in their new home?

  10 answers
  • Fiddledd224 Fiddledd224 on Aug 21, 2018

    A new Welcome mat that you painted a custom saying/their last name is a good one. Plants with a hand painted planter are also nice. A homemade wreath or handmade bird house would also make great gifts.

  • Tinyshoes Tinyshoes on Aug 21, 2018

    Hey might just fix a nice basket with some coupons for quick meals...a soup starter...labels with new address...just a few ideas. They will be very busy settling in & those were things that might come in handy until things settle down a little.

  • Jeanette Jeanette on Aug 21, 2018

    We use to make a wreath for the door with a horseshoe on it for good luck. Always make sure putting the shoe so that it looks like a u . That keeps the good luck from never running out.

  • Ltt834476 Ltt834476 on Aug 21, 2018

    If you w ant to make your own gift, how about a sign for the outdoor entrance. Example:



    Est. 2018

  • Hi Jean,

    You could get them a houseplant and put it in a flower pot that you decorate yourself. Or buy them a birdfeeder at the craft store and paint it yourself. Include birdseed with the gift so they can hang it up right away. If you sew, make them a potholder set or a tablecloth and matching napkins and/or placemats. I like to give people things that are both useful and personal

  • Jean SF Jean SF on Aug 22, 2018

    Wow so many wonderful ideas. I love this site! Thanks everyone .

  • 4637385 4637385 on Sep 04, 2018

    some DIY painted glasses could be a cool idea:

  • 4637385 4637385 on Sep 04, 2018

    and I share a bunch of fun gift basket ideas here!

  • Kelly-n-Tony Kelly-n-Tony on Sep 09, 2018

    How about putting a crate together with a DIY book, some tools, paints, and glue. And a big bow on top!

  • Unexpected Elegance Unexpected Elegance on Jan 18, 2021

    Lots of ideas here:

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