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52 Hottest Holiday Gifts for First-Time Homeowners

Whether you're looking for the perfect holiday gift for a new homeowner or you've moved into new digs yourself, consider this your essential shopping list.

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Have a seat

If you're looking for cozy decorating ideas, consider starting with seating. The contemporary DHI Deco Sunflower Accent Chair ($99) features a kiln-dried hardwood frame and legs and a subtle sunflower design that hints at whimsy without being in your face about it.

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See the light

Light up the night with this very cool but simple allen + roth Glass Table Lamp ($30). Bonus: It can go just about anywhere because it's totally neutral. Check out these other cheap decorating tricks that can make your house look expensive.


International accent

Traveling over the holidays is a hassle, but you can still look like you traveled the world with an Imax Worldwide Ceramic Plate with Pierced Design and Iron Stand ($82). This impressive plate features an intricate cutwork design with sturdy iron stand to display in your home.

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Clever storage

The striking Office Star Metro Storage Bench ($105) isn't just for looks; it opens up to reveal storage space for blankets, shoes, or even holiday decorations. Here are more genius storage hacks to banish clutter.


Table it

The Scott Living Glossy White End Table ($152) is the perfect modern piece to hold your hot cocoa while you binge on Netflix.

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Get inspired

Repeat after me: This mantra-filled wall art—Inspirational Wall Art ($30)—will be sure to inspire long after the holiday season is over. 

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Flowers optional

No wimpy flowers allowed. The Surya Zuniga Ceramic Vase ($40) vase holds its own in any living room or foyer corner. At almost 14 inches high, it's a big gift without a big price tag. Here's how to create a gorgeous dried flower arrangement.

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On the clock

Move over mistletoe and hang the allen + roth Bronze Wall Clock ($40) above an entry door. Wondering why the IIII on the clock isn't written IV? There's actually a few theories: For example in Roman times the god Jupiter was spelled IVPPITER and the Romans didn't want to use part of his name on a sundial or in accounting books, so IIII replaced it. Here's a cool way to view the vast Roman road system.

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Go global

Take a spin around the world with the gray-on-gray Imax Worldwide Globe ($52).

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Key trick

This Inspirational Wall Art ($15) is actually functional too. Hang your keys on its decorative knobs to keep from losing them—again.

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