Luxurious Housewarming Gift Ideas


6 Unique Luxuries For Your Home

Glamorous and luxurious additions that will transform your home into a luxurious oasis. They also make unique housewarming gifts!


Luxury #1: Flowers Everywhere

Fresh flowers brighten up and breathe life into a home’s interiors. Unfortunately, making sure that the vase has its daily supply of natural blooms can get tedious over time, not to mention the fact that you have to make do with what flowers are in season.

Hollywood actress Jane Seymour has found a way to recreate the warm, natural and organic ambience created by fresh blooms with Jane Seymour Botanicals, a range of artificial floral designs that make gorgeous substitutes for the live kind. Aptly called “silk flowers,” Botanicals present a realistic take on dainty flower arrangements, boasting of permanence and consistency even after several years of use.

6 Unique Luxuries For Your Home

We speak with Ms Jane Seymour herself on her inspirations for “Jane Seymour Botanicals” and how she came up with this magnificent (and very smart) concept.

 Sometimes I’ll mix some of the fresh flowers from our garden into the arrangement or bouquet, and no one ever can tell the difference. It’s a fun little secret that I enjoy!

6 Unique Luxuries For Your Home

6 Unique Luxuries For Your Home

Jane Seymour

Urbanette: What gave you the idea to work with silk to recreate blooms?

Jane: I’ve always loved flowers, they are simply part of my everyday life! I have them all around the house, I’m always painting flowers in my art studio.

When I happened to meet the designers that I ended up working with for Jane Seymour Botanicals, I was amazed by how real the flowers they were using in their permanent florals were. That’s when I decided that permanent, or “silk”, flowers would definitely fit into my home decorating plans.

Even though James and I are crazy about gardening and we always have plenty of fresh flowers too, I love using the permanent botanicals to add color around the house. Sometimes I’ll mix some of the fresh flowers from our garden into the arrangement or bouquet, and no one ever can tell the difference. It’s a fun little secret that I enjoy!

6 Unique Luxuries For Your Home

Urbanette: You’ve managed to stay at the top of your game by reinventing yourself as an entrepreneur. When did you decide you needed a transformation, or did it just come naturally?

Jane Seymour: I never consciously felt the need to reinvent myself. I simply try to embrace the moment, whatever that is, good or bad… and follow my passion. Since I was a child, I have had many interests that go beyond acting. I love to dance, paint, write, design and cook. There are not enough hours in the day to do them all.

For me however, when I throw myself into design for instance, it just seems to be a natural step to take that passion into a professional area where I can work with the best of the best in their particular field. I like the collaborative effort of combining what I know and feel as a consumer with the people who manufacture quality products.

6 Unique Luxuries For Your Home

Who knows what will happen next? That is the joy I find with following my passion. I never really know where it will lead me.

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Sarah enlightens us on a daily basis with the newest trends as (and often before) they transpire. She is the consummate globe trotter. Having traveled to over 70 countries, she earns her living writing, blogging and modeling while on the road. In her spare time she gets manicures, suntans on yachts in Greece, shops for even more shoes, and lives in the limelight. She loves photography, elephants, sailboats, bangles and ballet flats.

Reader Discussion: 35 Comments

  1. Deborah Henry

    That is such a sweet idea! I would be thrilled to receive a welcome package with such luxurious and thoughtful gifts! I’ll keep these in mind for whenever I have to go to a housewarming party too. 🙂

  2. Leah Helms

    I love most of these but as someone who just got married, stop with the knives…. Yes they’re a great gift, but everyone knows that they are. I got 6 or 7 sets!!…..way too many!

  3. Nancy Musselman

    I love and would want all of these gifts! Great list! Really luxurious however practical and useful gifts with great meaning! 🙂

  4. Loraine Aguilar

    I totally have a housewarming to go to next weekend – you’re a life saver! Love the idea of a towel warmer. Thanks for the cool ideas! 🙂

  5. Monica Collins

    All beautiful pieces! However my preference is to always go for something edible – that way if they already have a beautiful cutting board, I’m not adding to the clutter. The custom address stamp in my opinion would also be a a great idea. I’d love one, but I never know how long I’ll be in a place!

  6. Bethany Miles

    I really don’t see the point of house-warming gifts. Sure, they’re nice if someone you’ve been friends with forever moves halfway across the country but unless you’re a neighbor of a newly moved-in family, I don’t see the point. And the best gift, in that case, is food. Really. Find out what the new neighbors like and give them food for the first week— and plan it out with neighbors to make sure that not everyone gives them all the food on the first night. This right here is the best gift ever— not worrying about food/to-go orders and focusing all the energy on unpacking and organizing. Makes things so much easier!

    • Teresa Tanner

      The list is geared to a house warming party present and you wouldn’t go to one without taking something.

  7. Carolyn Robertson

    I don’t see why anybody would hate anything on this list. Many of them are useful, and if you are actually an adult building a home (not an immature extended-adolescent, playing video games and eating off of mismatched plates from Ikea), you will want things like trivets and tasting plates. Seriously? I guess nobody has common courtesy or class. Often, moving is expensive and things get lost, or someone is setting up their own place for the first time. Getting them something nice for their place is a thoughtful, helpful, and grown-up thing to do. Why would you be so against it?

  8. Janet Roper

    I came down to say how much I loved this list and then was taken aback by all the negative responses. This list probably caters to people throwing a house warming for their own house. Nevertheless it’s been the most helpful. Good utensils and a nice cutting board is very important so your expensive knives don’t blunt. ?

  9. Gerry Carlton

    I love these ideas, but I don’t know anybody who’s generous enough to gift these things out… So instead of receiving housewarming gifts, I would much rather have a bunch of gift cards for places like Lowes, Home Depot, Home Goods and Target. 🙂

  10. Dorothy Harris

    No better gift than your bestfriend coming over to your new place for the first time with a bottle of champagne, some chocolate and a few chickflick tear jerker blurays. 🙂

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