Looking for that perfect something to buy for a new homeowner in your life? Here are a few suggestions on great gifts for owners of Chicago new homes.
- Chicago softie pillows. Personalized Chicago throw pillows can be found at a variety of city décor shops including Zerobird Studio and bethie b’s. Purchase a pre-made pillow with photos of the Chicago ‘L’ or customize a pillow with the names of your friends’ favorite neighborhoods.
- Electric wine coolers. These are great gift for couples of all ages, and you can find them at a variety of large retail stores such as Home Depot. Smaller wine coolers are priced around $80 and are perfect for anyone who loves to entertain.
- A gift basket for a cozy night in. Fill up a colorful wicker basket with wine, cheese and gourmet snacks plus a gift card to a store with a quality selection of DVDs. You can also throw in a fun board or game or two that would be great for a snow day!
- Off-season gifts such as lawn mowers and BBQ grills. Sure, this gift may seem like a strange suggestion in the dead of winter, but December is a great month to snag a top-notch deal on a grill or mower and new homeowners will appreciate that you’re thinking ahead to the warmer months.
- Chicago wall art. Etsy is popular for its personalized and non-traditional art and home décor items.You’ll find tons of Chicago skyline art ranging from black and white photos to colorful city maps in the shape of a heart.
What special homeowner gifts will you give out this season?