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Moving is always such a special occasion and these housewarming gifts for geeks make it even better. While it makes you want to pull your hair out, it also gives you a breath of fresh air and a sense of wonder with your new home.
Any adult who has ever moved knows the struggle when you first get into your new home and realize that you don’t have certain appliances or you’re missing that small thing that makes life a tad bit easier!
You should know that such a wide array of fandoms out there this only scratches the surface, but it’s a good start!
Housewarming Gifts For Geeks For A Nerdy Nest
Being a geek myself, I know the struggle of finding that certain something that proudly proclaims “I’m a nerd and I love it!” whenever someone enters my home. That being so, I’ve totally got your back with this list of housewarming gifts for geeks.
It always warms my heart when a friend knows my fandoms well enough to pick a practical and totally geeky gift.
Succulent Bulbasaur planter
If you have any Pokémon gardeners in your life, give them the gift of a small herd of Bulbasaurs!
Retro Game Hardware Artwork
This artwork is a great addition to any geek’s home – so it’s a perfect option for a housewarming. Just make sure you know what their favorite console (new or old) is before you choose one!
There’s also other tech if they’re more of a phone or computer geek, too.
We Tried This One!
“As a gamer myself I definitely would appreciate this one as a housewarming gift. They look really good in person and are a good size!” – Everett
Nintendo Switch Games Block
Old school gamers have rejoiced for the Nintendo Switch, keep their new cartridges safe in this delightful block.
Nintendo Controller Print Set
This print is perfect for the truly dedicated Nintendo lover and it even looks a bit Art Deco!
Pokémon Terrarium (for Display)
I thought this was a darling little indoor garden but it turns out that it’s the lowest maintenance environment you could ask for!
Cthulhu Slate Coasters
Natural slate is the perfect setting for a Cthulhu.
Moogle Coffee Mug
A slightly silly combination of coffee shop vibes and a Final Fantasy reference would put a smile on your coffee drinking nerd’s face.
Stay warm in high tech style. We could all have used one of these when we moved into our stone-cold apartment.
Full Metal Alchemist Ouroboros Keychain
A new keychain for a new set of home keys is most appropriate.
Custom Twitch Drinking Glass
A toast to the new home with your gaming geek’s gamertag on one of these custom made glasses. Perfect for the Twitch streamer in your life!
Totoro never ever fails to make me smile – this pillow is perfect for a chair or sofa.
Star Wars Planter
This unique planter is will make a great centerpiece for their new home. Gift it with some fresh flowers for a beautiful housewarming gift for the geeks in your life.
This Game of Thrones reference is a fun way to hold up the books on their shelf. You could even pair it with a gift card to the book store or a cookbook for the new home.
My Neighbour Totoro Lamp
This lamp is amazing – great for a nursery or a reading nook.
Rouxbe Online Cooking Course
If your geek friend is past the cool factor of samurai kitchen swords, and into perfecting their skills, a Rouxbe online cooking course might be just the thing to get them spending some solid time in their new home. These self-paced courses are available on a variety of topics, or a membership model, and make an excellent gift. Click here to read a full review of Rouxbe.
Environmentally friendly, reduce waste, and heroic? Yes please.
Old School Marvel Heroes Lamp Shade
I love having one old timey Marvel item in a room – a lamp shade is one of those unexpected touches.
Minimalist Star Wars Wall Prints
We are the worst at putting up photos when we move but art prints like these look great on the wall or propped up on the mantel.
Doctor Who Gallifreyan Clock
Is there anything more timey wimey than this Gallifreyan clock?
Star Wars Whiskey Decanter Set
I don’t even drink much anymore and I love this set. If your Star Wars geek appreciates whiskey, they should appreciate it even more poured from this decanter.
Nothing can beat bringing a bouquet of flowers in a vase to a housewarming party or first visit. This Doctor Who inspired painted one is a great geeky touch, and looks amazing too.
Being a geek myself, I know the struggle of finding that certain something that proudly proclaims “I’m a nerd and I love it!” whenever someone enters my home. That being so, I’ve totally got your back with this list of 20 Great Housewarming Gifts For Geeks!
Gamer Framed PictureBuy on Amazon
Give them something to hang up in their new home as a geeky housewarming gift. This retro inspired framed picture is going to be loved by any gamer in your life.
Harry Potter Wand Remote Control
People are always losing their remote, aren’t they? Make sure your fan never wants to put theirs down with this nifty gadget. Accio remote!
Tetris Shower Curtain
Doesn’t take a nerd to know that Tetris is welcome in any part of any home. Bathrooms are no exception. This is one rad shower curtain!
Pokémon Hand Towels
Who doesn’t love the adorable Poke faces? We all know that Pokémon are welcome in any geek’s home and these are nifty little hand towels!
NES Cartridge Cutting Board
Alright, I’m just gonna go ahead and say when I saw this, I said to myself: “I gotta get me one of these!”. Any gamer that is also an adult that knows the value of a good cutting board is gonna go nuts over this one!
Gameboy Refrigerator Magnets
Your refrigerator is big and white. Gameboys are too. Coincidence? I think not.
Floppy Disk Coasters
Older geeks may not only know what these are but may have actually been forced to use these at some point in their lives! It’s a shocker, I know, but I’m sure they’ll absolutely dig these coasters.
Mario Question Block Lamp
This lamp is perfect for any gamer with its own home. They’re sure to cherish it but let’s just hope they don’t bust it open looking for mushrooms, yeah?
Everyone has had that moment where they’re like “Jeez. I really need a grater right now.”. Not anymore because Shredder has them covered! What a grate gift!
Another Harry Potter entry! This is definitely one of the coolest doormats I’ve come across and, for unrelated reasons, I’m going to need to stay away from Amazon for a while.
Captain America Toaster
Making toast has never been so cool…or patriotic. This toaster is sure to be a welcome staple in a geek’s appliance collection and it even toasts the Captain America emblem into the bread!
Spider-Man Pancake Maker
Who doesn’t love pancakes? That’s right. No one. Who doesn’t love pancakes that have Spider-Man’s symbol indented into them? Exactly!
Chemist Spice Rack
You don’t have to be a chemist to feel like one when it comes to cooking in the kitchen with this sweet spice rack! Any geek worth….their salt…would love this one!
Iron Throne Toilet Decal
Got a geeky friend with a sense of humor? Turn the throne in their bathroom into their very own personal iron throne!
Pac-Man Color Changing Mug
The geek in your life is going to need something to drink their daily caffeine fix from, right? This awesome mug changes from a blank map to showing Pac-Man and the ghosts whenever it gets hot!
Minecraft Cookie JarBuy on Amazon
After harvesting sugarcane and collecting cocoa beans, your geek is going to need a little something to fill up those hunger bars. Which is why this Minecraft cookie jar is perfect for those looking for a quick way to dig into their hand-crafted snacks.
“It’s dangerous to go alone. Take this with you!”. Truer words have never been spoken when it comes to rushing out the door and nearly forgetting your keys. What a thoughtful and cool gift!
Is there something out there that you absolutely love to give to your geeky friends? Or something you’d truly love to receive? I’m sure they’re going to be thrilled to get one of these gifts!