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Great Housewarming Gifts People Will Actually Use

Whether someone you know is moving into an apartment for the first time or taking the big leap into home ownership, thoughtful and practical housewarming gifts are always a good idea.

The following list was compiled with the help of members of the HuffPost Women, Queer Voices, and Parents Facebook pages, who shared recommendations via email or posted on Facebook. Below are gifts they’ve received or given for a housewarming party that have left a lasting impression even to this day. Plus, we’ve added a few things that we think would be awesome as well.

Find symbolic gifts with deep traditional meanings, practical items that are sure to get a lot of use, and sentimental gifts that will be remembered for years to come.

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