Yearly Christmas shopping can sometimes make you feel like a grinch – especially when you have no clue what to get your friends, family members, or people who don’t want useless knickknacks. To help take the stress out of shopping, we’ve searched for exciting and practical items for the homeowners and handypeople in your life.

20 Gift Ideas for the Homeowners in Your Life

We sifted through Amazon’s top-rated home improvement products and found the best gifts of 2022. We’ve included power tools, paint supplies, smart appliances, lighting, and more to make you this year’s Christmas MVP.

Universal Socket Tools

This Universal Socket Tool Kit from the HANPURE Store is the ideal holiday gift for tinkerers and handypeople. The adjustable socket instantly changes to fit different shapes and sizes of fasteners. It’s durable, practical, and compact enough to fit in stockings and small gift boxes.

9-in-1 Multi-tool Pen

The Multi-tool Pen from the BIIB Store is the perfect addition to any toolbox. The pen features nine functions, making it useful as a writing utensil, ruler, bottle opener, phone stand, stylus, level, LED flashlight, and two screwdrivers. It’s made of strong aluminum for reliable use for years to come.

Extendable LED Flashlight

This LED Magnetic Pickup Flashlight tool from the VIBELITE Store will make any mechanic’s holiday. The gadget features three ultra-bright LED bulbs to illuminate workspaces and hard-to-see auto undercarriages. Its magnetic base holds it steady, while the magnetic light frame allows the user to pick up loose bolts and screws.

Cordless Drill Combo Kit

Add DeWalt’s Cordless Drill Kit to your holiday shopping list. The kit includes a cordless drill and impact driver, with lightweight, high-power designs and 300 unit watts of drilling power. Each tool has an ergonomic handle for easy gripping and LED lights for effortless visibility.

Stainless Steel Garden Tool Set

Gear up for next spring with this Garden Tool Set by CHRYZTAL. The gardeners in your life will love this multi-tool kit with two trowels, a cultivator, a hand rake, a weeder, and shears. The set also includes a cloth tote to organize and transport the tools.

Bonsai Starter Kit

This Bonsai Starter Kit from the Planters’ Choice Store is perfect for your green-thumbed friends. The product comes with four types of seeds, growing pots, soil, and a plant clipper. Most importantly, it includes an instruction manual to help the recipient confidently grow their own bonsai.

Heavy-duty Tool Organizer

DeWalt’s TSTAK Expansion Tool Organizer is a must-have item for handypeople, tinkerers, and mechanics. It provides up to 44 pounds of storage in a sturdy, stackable container. The adjustable compartments allow you to organize your toolbox down to the last bolt. When you’re done, the container’s sides latch tightly for safe and secure storage.

Bucketeer Tool Organizer

Bucket Boss’ Bucketeer Tool Organizer is a storage solution your holiday guests will love. Slip the Bucketeer over a 5-gallon bucket, and enjoy easy transport and organization of hammers, pry bars, and drills. The item includes 30 pockets for individual tools, leaving the center of the bucket free for more storage.

5-Piece Paintbrush Set

New homeowners and home improvement enthusiasts will love this Pro Grade Paint Brush Set. It includes five paintbrushes designed with Pro Grade’s synthetic filament blend for interior and exterior projects. The angled brush is a must-have for creating crisp lines on walls, cabinets, and trimmings.

Deck Stain Applicator Brush

Anyone completing outdoor home improvements needs this Stain Applicator Brush by Fox Trot. The brush’s 7-inch head is ideal for making quick work of deck staining, concrete painting, and wood refinishing projects. The brush fits most standard pole threads, allowing you to easily finish large surfaces.

Outdoor String Lights

Give the gift of style with these Outdoor Hanging Lights from Brightown. Each light kit includes 25 feet of globe-shaped bulbs for porches, patios, and balconies. Your friends will love enhancing their outdoor living spaces with these practical and charming lights.

Under-cabinet Lighting

Every homeowner needs a set of Under-Cabinet Lights by PRIORARE. These motion-sensor LED bulbs come in an ultra-thin design to illuminate dark kitchens, corners, and closets without interrupting the interior design. Each light includes a magnetic strip for easy installation on metal surfaces and a double-sided sticky back for installation on other materials.

Ring Video Doorbell

Give the gift of home security with the Smart Video Doorbell by the Ring Store. The doorbell monitors your front door, allowing you to see, hear, and even speak with any visitors straight from your smartphone. It operates on a rechargeable battery or connects to your existing doorbell wiring for limitless power.

Smart Robot Vacuum

Help your guests tackle holiday cleaning with the Smart Robot Vacuum from iRobot. The product features a multi-stage cleaning process to lift dust and debris from the floor and sweep around corners. Connect the vacuum to the iRobot Home app to conveniently control the device from your couch or on the go.

Smart Sprinkler Controller

Rachio’s Smart 8-Zone Sprinkler Controller is the perfect present for lawn care enthusiasts. It monitors local weather trends and adjusts your sprinkler schedule to meet watering needs. Best yet, Rachio’s easy-to-use mobile app allows you to control your sprinkler system from anywhere. It also provides a quick, 30-minute DIY installation tutorial to get you started.

Handheld Milk Frother

Home cooks and latte lovers alike will rave about the MilkBoss Electric Frother from Zulay Kitchen. The tool allows you to whip coffees, protein drinks, and cocktails to perfection in seconds. Cleanup is just as simple – run the MilkBoss frother under warm water, and it’s good to go.

Magic Bullet Blender

The Magic Bullet Blender is a fantastic gift to put under the tree this year. It includes a blending base, three cup sizes, and various lids to make, transport, and enjoy delicious smoothies. The product includes a 10-second recipe guide to help you make low-effort smoothies, omelets, sauces, and beverages all year long.

Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Gift your loved ones this handy Breakfast Sandwich Maker from Hamilton Beach. It includes dual sandwich presses to make two custom sandwiches at once. Simply layer your ingredients in the cooker, crack an egg in the plate section, and top it off with bread. When you’re done, the product’s components are all dishwasher safe for quick and easy cleanup.

Sparkling Water Maker

SodaStream’s Terra Sparkling Water Maker allows you to make refreshing seltzer water at the touch of a button. Snap the SodaStream CO2 cylinder into place and enjoy up to 60 liters of carbonated water. The product includes a sample size of Bubly drops for flavor and a dishwasher-safe bottle to help you hydrate on the go.

Electric Pressure Cooker

This Electric Pressure Cooker from Instant Pot is a gift that will keep on giving. It features multiple functions, including rice cooking, slow cooking, sauteing, steaming, and much more. This gift provides near-endless possibilities for last-minute meals, tasty appetizers, and delicious desserts, all wrapped in a sleek stainless steel package.

Time To Get Gifting

With these gifts on your shopping list, you’ll surely be the star gifter come Christmas morning. We love practical tools that make everyday life easier, and these products will do just that. Once you’ve filled everyone else’s tool kits with must-have items, don’t forget to check your own. Read our Winter Home Safety Kit guide to prepare for whatever the season throws your way.

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Elisabeth Beauchamp

Elisabeth Beauchamp

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Elisabeth Beauchamp is a content producer for Today’s Homeowner’s Lawn and Windows categories. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in Journalism and Linguistics. When Elisabeth isn’t writing about flowers, foliage, and fertilizer, she’s researching landscaping trends and current events in the agricultural space. Elisabeth aims to educate and equip readers with the tools they need to create a home they love.

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