Moving in together is a big step for a couple. It’s a milestone that needs to be celebrated. While you are for sure going to get housewarming gifts from your friends and family, it’s nice to give your partner something to really show how excited you are to finally be sharing a house and a bed.
This list of 30 gift awesome ideas for your move-in day with your boyfriend was thought out to include as many personalities and needs as possible. So if you can’t quite make up your mind as to what you should get your new special roommate, look no further!
Move in right with these moving in presents for your boyfriend!
For Organization: Umo Lorenzo Premium Wooden Necktie and Belt Hanger
Not many men nowadays wear ties very often, but most of them definitely own a few. Whether your boyfriend likes to wear a tie everyday or not, it makes sense for him to have them stored nicely and ready at hand for when the time comes.
This fancy looking tie rack will help your boyfriend store up to 20 ties neatly as well as belts or scarves! The sturdy dark oak has a pleasant smooth finish that seals this coat hanger beautifully, making it blend discreetly in his wardrobe.
For Mr. Eco-Friendly: NZ Home XL Insulated Shopping Bags for Groceries
This might not be true for all men, but it certainly is in our experience. When you ask him for help to do the shoppings, he forgets to bring a bag with me every single time. Not only is this bad for the environment but also for the pocket, in the long term.
Based on the Māori ideal of guardianship NZ homes aims to provide environmentally friendly products for everyday shoppers. This life saver of a bag is tightly insulated thanks to the thickness of the materials that cover the sidewalls inside which also helps it stand upright effortlessly.
Wiping the insides down is all it will take your boyfriend to clean the bag after the shoppings have been taken out.
Help Him Learn to Organize: Collapsible Fabric Storage Cubes Organizer
I know, it’s a bit of a trope, but most men aren’t exactly known for being tidy and orderly… no offense to your lovely boyfriend but he could likely use some help and little incentive to prevent messes to even happen.
These storage cubes have a collapsible design that makes them extremely versatile. By folding the cube down he will also save tons of space, not to mention that way the cubes will be easier to move around the house.
He can also decide to use them as drawers thanks to the convenient handle that allows for a smooth pulling. He will have no more excuses not to keep the place tidy!
Hint at Him You’d Like Help with Chores: Dyson V7 Cord-Free Stick Vacuum Cleaner
Vacuuming can be a burdensome task, especially in a big house. Luckily doing it efficiently and effortlessly in this day an age is entirely possible.
This Dyson vacuum cleaner is made to rid home from allergens.
It comes with extra tools to suit each cleaning need. Ideal for all floor types, it can clean carpets, parquets or tiles. Being cordless, this awesome vacuum cleaner can be taken up or downstairs no problem.
It makes cleaning a quick and stress-free process. Not to mention the insanely long battery life. There is no reason not to get him this little wonder!
For Comfy Time: DasyFly King and Queen Couples Pillowcases
The first night in your new house with your boyfriend is undoubtedly really special. You might light some candles, put on relaxing music, cuddle… it’s blissful. Adding a wholesome sweet element to your bed is only gonna make the night even more fun and memorable.
These pillowcases are made of high end cotton-polyester mixed fabric that offers strength and incredible softness. The inside stitching features an open pocket that allows for a better fit around the pillow and a more optimal enclosure.
The high quality print was made to last and will experience no fading whatsoever.
Relaxing in Style: DAVID ARCHY Men’s Cotton Sleepwear Button-Down Pajamas Set
Pajamas nowadays are less and less popular among both men and women, but we believe that sometimes, when the right occasion comes around like a special night, an anniversary, Valentine’s day, it’s nice to wear some classy, cosy sleepwear.
These elegant pajamas are as soft as they can get, comfortable and just the right weight for chilly Autumn and winter mornings. The elegant style makes it ideal for wearing on special occasions, just like your first night in the new house! Made of 100% cotton it will feel extra nice and cosy on his skin.
They won’t experience any shrinking… as long as you remind him to wash them on cold!
For Mr. Clean Cut: Double Edge Safety Razor with Long Natural Bamboo Handle
Having the opportunity of shaving with a solid, top notch tool is one of the small joys and pleasure in a man’s life.
Not many men are used to a double edge razor in this day and age but this beautiful tool will help him get a much better, sharper shave, giving him a wider range of movements around his face.
The bamboo handle is not only eco-friendly but also guaranteed to last pretty much a lifetime! Not to mention just how cost effective it is: one he has the razor, all he’s going to have to do is buy new blades whenever he needs them.
Hippie Hygiene Products: Hemp Bath Bombs, Large Set of 8 Bath Bombs.
Whether you and your man decide to share a bath or not, bringing it to the next level is
possible with the right ambience and mood for sure but… picking the right bath bomb will really make it an unforgettable experience.
The level of relaxation these bath bombs provide is unreal. They are especially good for someone who lives a fast paced, somewhat frantic life. They ease all stress and anxiety and really allow you to de-tense your body.
They take away all aches and will put him in a state of deep relaxation. These cannot be recommended enough.
For His Morning Coffee: MAUAG Gifts Boyfriend Coffee Mug
A move-in-together gift doesn’t have to be expensive or flashy, it can just be a little something that shows him how much you love him in a wholesome way.
This mug will make his morning a little brighter as well as letting the neighbour’s cat know that he’s taken by you.
It can go in the microwave no problem as well as the dishwasher without any worry of ruining the print on it!
Because EVERYONE Should Have a Bathrobe: Alexander Del Rossa Men’s Warm Fleece Robe
Extending the comfort and relaxation after a recharging bath is absolutely priceless. And the best way to do it is by slipping into the best robe one can have.
Made of comfy plush, this comfortable robe is ideal for extending the relaxation after a warm bath or even just a shower.
It’s so elegant yet so cosy that will make him want to never slip out of it. Ideal to be worn after a bath on a lazy Saturday afternoon.
Help with Ambience: ChasBete Romantic Tea Light Candle Holders
Creating the right ambiance, whether it’s a dinner date, an intimate night together or just a lovely cuddle session will make these moments together last forever in your memories as a time of peace and alignment with one another.
Made of genuine hardwood, these slick candles are the perfect ornament for his nightstand or desktop. It’s the best way to display tealight candles and remind him of your love.
For Date Nights In: DBPOWER T20 LCD Mini Movie Projector
Going to the cinema is definitely one of most couples’ preferred ways to either start or end a date night. But let’s face it, sometimes we just feel so cosy in our house with our partner and don’t want to break that atmosphere to get dressed and go out.
So what if there was a way to bring the theatre to your new house?
Room Decor Done Right: Umbra, Aged Walnut Picket Rail Hook Coat Rack
Having easy access to a coat rack when coming home from a long day of work is essential. Sometimes you just don’t feel like going all the way to the bedroom to neatly store your coat so what you end up doing is just throwing it on the sofa and thinking, “I’m going to deal with it later,” but promptly forget.
Preventing this bad habit from developing is essential here.
Picket Rail is a beautiful and unique coat rack that features five flip-down hooks for quick and easy storage. Its natural wood finish adds warmth to any space.
It’s designed to disappear into the wall thanks to the way the hooks operate and will look like a piece of art on the wall. It’s a stylish and functional addiction to your hallway!
Coffee for the Win: Braun KF 47/1 Aromaster American Coffee Machine
Everyone needs a little buzz in the morning. Providing your boyfriend with the best and easiest way to make some killer coffee for you and him, is about as much love you can give a man.
The Good Housekeeping Institute loves this coffee maker, which can be programmed to brew a fresh cup of java ahead of time.
Even better: It topped our test for delivering a rich, bold, hot cup of coffee. Forget about average coffees and bitter expressos. This is the Leonardo Da Vinci of coffee makers.
For Shower Time: Utopia Towels Luxurious Jumbo Bath Sheet
Towels are a must have item. However, towel quality truly matters. If you get subpar towels, you’ll end up replacing them anyway, so do yourself and your boyfriend a solid and get something nice/fancy, like Utopia Towels Luxurious Jumbo Bath Sheets.
These beauties offer incredible coverage, absorbency, and versatility. He could take them to the beach, the pool and of course use them in the house after a shower. The generous size of them will make it extra easy for him to dry up.
What really sticks out about these towels is that they only get softer in time!
For Outside Time: Celestron – 70mm Travel telescope
There’s no rule that says when you move in together, you have to spend all your time indoors. There’s nothing more lovely than a romantic night outside under the stars, and what can make that even better is an incredibly cool telescope!
Celestron offers some of the best telescopes out there.
This travel telescope has a sturdy tripod that is incredibly easy to set up anywhere, whether it’s a rooftop or an uneven mountain top trail. The 70mm lens offers a view of space that will blow you away!
Capture Those Memories: Polaroid Originals OneStep+ Instant Film Camera
Smartphones have made it so easy for us to take as many pictures as we fancy, but in my opinion we rely so heavily on this technology that we almost let live and appreciate the moment more than we do. Putting down the phone for a moment and relying on a good old Polaroid is something to re-discover!
This lovely Polaroid embraces the bluetooth technology that allows you to control much more easily things like exposure, aperture and noise.
Once you’re all set all you have to do is point, shoot, and get your picture printed out, ready to be hung on the wall and admired at for years to come.
A Step Up From Coffee: Zulay Classic Stovetop Espresso Maker
If he’s really a coffee lover, take it a step further and get him an espresso maker. Who doesn’t love an afternoon jolt!?!
This classic italian coffee maker is a must for any coffee lover. It can serve up to three cups and will offer the classic full flavour and richness of the a craft italian espresso.
It won’t take up any space in the cupboard as it can come apart as easily as it can be put together. Just remember to tell your boyfriend to not use any washing up liquid on it! That would ruin the taste of the coffee next time he brews some.
For Hydration: Hydro Flask Standard Mouth Water Bottle
This awesome water bottle by Hydro Flask features a double wall vacuum insulation that will keep his drinks icy cold or scolding hot for hours at a time. The stainless steel of the walls will not in any way affect the taste of the contents and that is indeed a first when it comes to reusable bottles; this really is the best one in the game.
He’ll be able to have cold water on hand if he’s a gym guy or hot water on hand for tea or instant coffee if he’s got an office job.
Safety First: Tile Mate (2020) 4-pack
Your first house together is truly a magical and special place and receiving the keys to it is a really emotional and exciting experience. They’re not just any keys, they’re the keys to your first house together.
That’s a big deal! You wanna do everything you can not to lose them.
Tile Mate is a handy little device that has redefined keychains antirely, giving them a real world useful purpose. It will hook up to his phone’s bluetooth and, if he can’t find it, it will let him ring the Tile Mate up to 200 feet away and if he still can’t find it, he will be able to see the geographical location of where the Tile is in real time!
Breakfast Time: The Mini Waffle Maker Machine for Individual Waffles
Get two birds with one stone and give your boyfriend something you will be able to use and enjoy too. Like this incredible waffle maker!
This beautiful machine is compact and lightweight, ideal if there isn’t a whole lot of cupboard space in the house.
All he has to do to obtain some top notch waffles is simply plug it in the wall and let it do its magic!
Outside Fun: Yard Games Giant Tumbling Timbers
The game Jenga is a classic. You may think back to when you played it as a child with great nostalgia. This is Jenga on a whole new level! This is played similarly to the classic game, with one major difference, it’s GIANT!!!
This particular set includes 56 timbers that can stack up to 19 levels, as well as two extra blocks for an increased challenge.
It can build up to reach 5 feet!
Necessary Appliances: Uten Smoothie Blender
Appliances are traditional moving in gifts. If neither of you has a blender that you’re bringing to the relationship, this is the perfect excuse to get one!
This high performing blender is one of the best out there.
It has an airtight security lock that comes into place whenever you close it. The stainless steel blades have no trouble crushing ice in a matter of seconds and despite the incredible blending power, the whole machine experiences hardly any shaking thanks to the firm grip of the four suckers underneath it.
For Your Music Man: JBL Charge 4 Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Speaker
If you and your boyfriend enjoy listening to music together, then you should really consider doing it to the fullest. A good, powerful sound system was one of our first purchases as a couple living together.
Theatre-like sound quality for our music in our house is something we never compromise on, whether we want some ambience or carelessly dancing together in the living room.
This awesome sound system comes with a waterproof, easy to carry case where the speaker will sit comfortably.
The speaker itself was engineered to have a strong deep base which enhances the sound quality quite drastically. With up 20 hours worth of playtime this incredible sound system will let him jam to his favourite tunes with no risk of the battery life dropping unexpectedly!
If He Wears Glasses: WhopperIndia Wooden Eyeglass Spectacle Holder
Functional gifts always make the best gifts. Most people who wear glasses tend to struggle with where to store them when they’re not wearing them, like every single night when they go to bed!
This quirky glasses stand is entirely hand crafted from the best quality woods out there, in order to provide durable quality and overall a really classy style! He could place this on his nightstand, desk, dresser, just about anywhere! If it suits your decor as well as his personality, this is an excellent gift idea.
Greenery Makes a Home: SOMMERLAND Vertical Garden Planting Cylinder
Plants as an element of decor have always been fashionable. Nowadays succulents seem to be really popular and rightfully so: they don’t require too much care, they don’t take up a lot of space and just look pretty.
This stylish succulent display system is uniquely designed to host more succulents in less space. It will sit nicely in your living room against a wall or window, giving the room a more put together and fancy aura to it.
Nightcaps Done In Style: Whiskey Decanter Globe Set with 4 Etched Globe Whisky Glasses
A cocktail or spirit tray is a big part of most couples houses. When your friends come over for a drink, it’s always useful to have your liquors stored neatly and in a designated space in the house, especially if there’s no room for a liquor cabinet.
This classy whisky decanter, with a total capacity of 850ml, is hand blown and features an interesting etched globe design to it, also present on the four matching glasses it comes with. It may seem a little bold in its design, but it sure is a great way to store your spirits in a fancy, timeless way.
Ideal for all the whisky lovers!
For Mr. Foodie: Fred THE OBSESSIVE CHEF Bamboo Cutting Board
Not every man knows his way around the kitchen, but for those who do, they know the value of a good cutting board.
This cutting board, made of food-grade hard wood that is sure not to ever wear off, was designed by a team of people that had apparently your best interest at heart.
It features all sorts of angles, parameters and measurements for those perfectionists who are obsessed with the perfect cut. Let this magical board guide him towards a perfect cube, chunk, sliver, slice, slab, or hunk!
Again, Safety First!!!: UMPRO Hot BBQ Gloves Heat Resistant
Men aren’t always the most cautious individuals. However, we can help encourage them to be by giving them things that encourage safety, like these BBQ gloves.
They’re suited for both baking and grilling, with their extraordinary ability to protect his hands in up to 1472°F (800℃) of heat! Wearing them was made ridiculously easy since there is not left or right on them and can just slip on in a second.
The food grade silicon on them is guaranteed to never melt or be damaged over time!
Gift Buying Guide
Looking at gift ideas online without a little guidance can be overwhelming to say the list. Trying to come up with something is apparently not very easy and browsing the internet aimlessly can leave you even more confused and uncertain. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be that stressful.
Shopping online can be made much more effortless when you consider a few variables such as: what does he need that he doesn’t already own? What would make his life easier? What are his interests?
Say he is really passionate about the way he makes his coffee in the morning. Maybe getting him a coffee machine is a good idea!
Does he like looking after his face fuzz and spends a lot of time looking after it? Consider making that process easier and more efficient by giving him a top notch razor that will last him forever!
We sincerely hope this list helps you pick the best gift to give your boyfriend on your move-in day. He’s gonna love receiving a housewarming gift from you! Do you think you could help expand this list? We did our best to be as thoughtful as possible with it but if you think we might have left something out, please do let us know in the comments!