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Unique DIY Housewarming Gifts

Unique DIY Housewarming Gifts_x000D_ _x000D_ When it comes to housewarming gifts, the options are aplenty, especially when it comes to store-bought purchases.  They range in sizes, the wow-factor, practicality and (just as important) affordability._x000D_ _x000D_ But if you’re going to be faced with these decisions anyway, we suggest you take it a notch further with originality and creativity and take the Do-It-Yourself Highway._x000D_ _x000D_ In this way, you know your gift stands out ‘cause it’s not going to be the same ol’ juice blender that 12 others have given and you score on being thoughtful. Boom!_x000D_ _x000D_ For a New Neighbour_x000D_ _x000D_ Traditional Gift_x000D_ _x000D_ Bring the homeowners a hamper that comes with a blessing, with each gift having a significant meaning. Choose just one blessing or overwhelm them with all the blessings a new home can have._x000D_ _x000D_ These are the examples of a Traditional Housewarming Gifts and their well-wishes meaning:_x000D_ _x000D_ Bread:_x000D_ So that this house  will never know hunger_x000D_ _x000D_ Salt:_x000D_ So that life may always have flavour_x000D_ _x000D_ Sugar:_x000D_ So that life shall always have sweetness_x000D_ _x000D_ Candle:_x000D_ So that this house will always have light_x000D_ _x000D_ Wine:_x000D_ So that joy and prosperity may reign forever_x000D_ _x000D_ Traditional-housewarming-gift_x000D_ _x000D_ For Him_x000D_ _x000D_ It’s the age-old story that men in general do not really like to shop, men in general do not really like to shop unless it’s for cars, electronics and outdoor goods. So, with that in mind, here are some helpers:_x000D_ _x000D_ Cooking Kit_x000D_ _x000D_ The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, so feed him by giving him ingredients with a recipe card and instructions attached._x000D_ _x000D_ Housewarming-gift-Cooking-kit_x000D_ _x000D_ First Aid Kit_x000D_ _x000D_ We’re pretty sure a lot of them lads do not even own a Band-Aid let alone one a kit. Be the first one._x000D_ _x000D_ Housewarming-gift-first-aid-kit_x000D_ _x000D_ For Her_x000D_ _x000D_ When your girlfriend sets up home, it is cause for celebration._x000D_ _x000D_ Pamper Basket_x000D_ _x000D_ What do you give someone who has it all together? Sometimes a girl just needs some pampering. We think you can never go wrong with some body lotion, nail colours and candles as a start._x000D_ _x000D_ Handyman Tools_x000D_ _x000D_ When it comes to tools, if you can think it, she probably needs it. Help her get on the front foot with much needed tools._x000D_ _x000D_ Housewarming-gift-for-her-2 - handyman-tool-set_x000D_ _x000D_ For The First Timers_x000D_ _x000D_ We’ve all been there before- first-time renters or first home-owners. In the midst of all the chaos, it’s highly likely that the practical stuff are sometimes not on the Priority List. Come to their rescue!_x000D_ _x000D_ Cleaning Basket_x000D_ _x000D_ Throw in a few toilet rolls for good measure. Trust us, they’ll thank you for it_x000D_ _x000D_ Housewarming-gift-practical-gift -2_x000D_ _x000D_ Take-out and Delivery Menu Organiser_x000D_ _x000D_ A list of all the food available for take-out or delivery around the neighbourhood. Perhaps even throw in a gift voucher of one of their favourites, as thinking of what to cook on moving day might definitely be the last thing on their mind!_x000D_ _x000D_ Housewarminjg-gift-takeout-menu_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ As you can see, your housewarming gifts are only limited by your imagination, so let your creativity soar!_x000D_ _x000D_ ____________________________________________________________________________________x000D_ _x000D_ AUTHOR: Leena Salim_x000D_ _x000D_ IMAGES: courtesy of, in order:_x000D_ _x000D_ 1. https://tamarajewelry.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/20130116_133710.jpg_x000D_ _x000D_ 2. http://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/a10714/curried-lentil-soup-december-recipes/_x000D_ _x000D_ 3. Google_x000D_ _x000D_ 4. Google_x000D_ _x000D_ 5. https://au.pinterest.com/pin/467459636298425749/_x000D_ _x000D_ Save

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