New Apartment Gift Ideas

new apartment gift ideas

New Apartment Gift Ideas

Do you need to buy a gift for a college student or young adult who is in their first apartment?  Often first apartments are furnished and stocked with hand me down items and mismatched sets of dishes, kitchen tools, and other accessories. Shiny and new items make fun new apartment gift ideas.

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New Apartment Gift Ideas

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Kitchen tools and other kitchen accessories are some of the best new apartment gift ideas.

set of measuring cups and spoons

Most of us would not mind finding a new set of measuring cups and spoons under the tree or in our stockings. Where do those things disappear off to? 

digital meat thermometer

I would prefer my kids not get food poisoning from eating undercooked meat. A digital meat thermometer is the solution.

stackable mixing bowl set

Everyone can use a set of stackable mixing bowls. They don't take up much space in a cabinet and can be used for almost anything.

silicone oven mitts

It is no fun to reach into the oven and burn your hands through cheap cloth oven mitts. A set of silicone oven mitts is a neccessity in any kitchen.

ninja grill

Well, this is cool. My boys have gotten a lot of use out of their indoor grills. This Ninja Grill is a step up with its included air fryer and smoke free feature. We gave one son this for Christmas last year and he LOVES it.

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My sons have also gotten a lot of use out of this How to Cook Everything: The Basics cookbook.

New Apartment Gift Ideas: For the Living Area

exploding kittens card game

Exploding Kittens is a highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette and perfect for GAME NIGHT!!

throw blanket

A soft and cozy throw blanket for the couch will be appreciated during the cold winter months.

Shark robot vacuum

Who has time to vacuum with all these online classes??? A robot vacuum to the rescue.

New Apartment Gift Ideas: For the Desk Area

external monitor

Welcome to Zoom University and Zoom Work From Home Life! An external monitor can sure help when everything is online.

acrylic desk set

Brighten up their desk area with a new desk set. The Container Store has choices for every style and taste.

More New Apartment Gift Ideas

coffee care package

Coffee Gift Basket or other snack basket. Check out this Cold Brew Coffee Gift Basket.

first apartment gifts for him

A cleaning kit is also a welcome gift for a new apartment dweller.

first apartment gifts for him

A crockpot or other kitchen tools accompanied by easy recipes is another great new apartment gift idea.

New Apartment Gift Ideas: Fun Subscription Boxes 

CrateJoy offers so many subscription boxes. Below are a few ideas for a new apartment dweller.

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