You’ve made your list, you’ve checked it twice, you’re heading out to The Home Depot to shop for everyone whether naughty or nice. Yes, The Home Depot. Your favorite everything-you-need-for-your-home superstore is filled with gift ideas, whether you’re shopping for a DIYer, home decorator, plant lover, or anyone who likes practical—but fun—gifts.
If you know someone new to the world of power tools, give them everything they need to get started in one five-tool combo kit. They’ll get a drill, impact driver, two saws, a work light, and batteries with a charger, all in a convenient contractor’s bag.
Tool Kit Extraordinaire
You’d be hard-pressed to find a standard household tool not included in this 135-piece tool kit. From hammer to utility knife to level—plus a cordless screwdriver—this box contains everything needed to tackle just about any job around the house.
A Meltable Feast
If your list includes a recipient who loves to entertain, make their next party a celebration of all things meltable with this electric fondue set. Whether it’s cheese, chocolate, or beef sauce, everything tastes better when it’s dipped.
Grow an Indoor Garden
Know someone with a green thumb? Help them use it even during the colder months with the Harvest Elite Slim from AeroGarden. With its LED lights and reminders to add water and plant food, this bundled system can help anyone start seedlings or grow herbs and veggies.
Air Hockey Game
When this tabletop air hockey game comes out from under the tree, competition is going to get fierce. Lightweight and portable, the battery-powered table, measuring an easy-to-carry 35 inches long, lets a hockey game break out just about anywhere.
Every chef knows that quality knives make all the difference in the kitchen. Treat your favorite cook to this set of three German steel knives with teak handles designed for balance and durability. The set includes a leather roll for safe storage. Chop chop.
Feed your beef (or venison, chicken, or turkey) jerky addiction with homemade treats. Just season the meat, load up the jerky gun, and squeeze out flat or round jerky sticks ready for drying. It’s easy and delicious.
These two gorgeous mugs are lined with stainless steel on the inside and coated with hammered copper on the outside. They’re perfect for Moscow mule cocktails or any other cold beverage that deserves such a special cup.
The amateur chef on your list will be excited to unwrap this air fryer. The countertop appliance can bake, fry, rotisserie, reheat, toast, and grill faster than most ordinary ovens.
Leather Tool Bag
Quality tools deserve a quality holder, and that’s just what your loved one will get if they’re gifted this stunning, 8-inch-by-18-inch leather tool bag. Steel-studded retaining straps around its middle keep pliers, wrenches, and screwdrivers safely contained.
Taste of the Good Life
What do you get for the host with the most? This gold bar cart is a good start. Evoking the classic cocktail parties of the 1960s, this rolling bar cart can go easily from room to room to facilitate easy drink service. If you're feeling especially generous, add in a bottle of the good stuff when you wrap up this gift.
Coffee Break On the Go
Now your favorite outdoorsman or handyman can enjoy freshly brewed hot or iced coffee wherever they go. The hand-powered Simpresso Portable Espresso Machine gives the ability to refuel from anywhere.
Gift of Sound
Does someone on your list love music as much as they love their privacy? Get them these quality headphones that have active noise-canceling technology, so they can hear what they want and block out other distractions. With a battery that lasts up to 26 hours and Bluetooth-enabled connectivity to Google Voice Assistant and Siri, the Comfort Q Plus headphones will please teens and mature audiophiles alike.
Play and Learn
Keep your littlest helper busy with this junior tool set from Stanley that includes child-size real tools for working alongside mom, dad, or grandparents. The set includes a hammer, screwdrivers, safety goggles, and a kid-size tool belt to hold them while kids are “working.”
It’s not going to be winter forever. Soon, the sun will shine and the weather will be perfect for a game of bocce. And when that day comes, the lucky recipient of this deluxe bocce set with tournament-quality balls, a measuring tape, and a nylon storage case will thank you for your thoughtfulness.
Give the gift of imagination and outdoor fun with this colorful picnic table that seats four small ones. It’s bright but sturdy; each bench holds up to 88 pounds. The set includes an umbrella that inserts in the table.
Turn Up the Tunes
What’s life without music? The Ryobi ONE+ Speaker plays tunes right where you are, maybe at a job site, campsite, or outdoor party. Power it with a Ryobi 18V battery or straight from a power outlet. The Ryobi ONE+ has dual speakers and a USB port to plug in a smart device, plus it has Bluetooth capability to stream music right from your phone.
Game of Darts
Looking for a gift idea for someone with a basement bar, game room, or large covered patio? How about this gorgeous solid wood dartboard with cabinet? Included are two sets of steel-tipped darts.
Craft Beer Brewing Kit
For the person who has everything—except their own brewery—here’s a kit that includes the equipment and ingredients needed to brew up a batch of craft beer. It features a 2-gallon conical fermenting system.
Just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean putting all sports on hold. Give your favorite team player his or her very own electronic basketball game. With eight game options, an LED scoreboard with lights and sounds, and sturdy construction, it’s the perfect addition to the game room.
This beautiful hardwood cutting board is a wonderful gift for any home chef. Use it to chop, carve, or slice; the grooves around the edge drain away juice, and you can flip it over to use either side.
Cold Beer to Go
A good beer deserves a good growler, and this GrowlerWerks uKeg pressurized growler qualifies as great. It keeps beer cold for up to 9 hours, and fresh and carbonated for up to 2 weeks. A dispenser tap allows you to pour one out without fumbling to open the cap.
All the Bells and Whistles
Hear and see your visitors coming with this video doorbell. To install, you can wire it yourself, or operate it wirelessly with the help of your smart device. This Ring doorbell has adjustable motion zones, and the two-way audio allows you to talk to your guests to let them know you’re on your way to greet them.
Better than your average bag chair, this sturdy folding chair comes complete with an attached cooler for all your drinks, and an attached side table. An adjustable nylon strap makes it easy to carry. It'll come in handy for backyard gatherings, camping, or tailgating.
Make 2 quarts of ice cream, sorbet, or frozen yogurt in as little as 25 minutes with this countertop ice cream maker from Cuisinart. No chemicals, salt, ice, or elbow grease required, and a recipe book is included.
Singing in the Shower
Your teen or spouse can listen to all their favorite tunes and podcasts in the shower with this bathroom exhaust fan Bluetooth speaker. The ultraquiet fan keeps excess moisture away while family members enjoy crystal clear audio that can stream from a phone, tablet, or computer. It’s also equipped with a long-life LED light.
Get Ready for Movie Night
It’s not movie night without popcorn, so give someone special the gift of crunchy goodness with this countertop popcorn maker. Its retro style belies the quick, air-popped popcorn it produces—up to 16 cups.
On the Green
Practice your putting skills with this 3-foot by 5-foot synthetic turf practice green. Perfectly portable, so you can take it indoors or out, the practice green comes with a cup and one rubber tee, and it's good for all clubs, including chippers.
It’s 5 o’Clock Somewhere
The ultimate set of gadgets for the home bar has arrived. The nine-piece cocktail kit includes a strainer, muddler, shaker, and other necessary accessories for crafting beverages. It's a great gift for anyone looking to hone their cocktail-crafting skills at home.
Know someone who could use some relaxation? Gift them this modern wood aromatherapy oil diffuser and humidifier. While it gently moisturizes the dry air inside, it also disperses soothing scents.
Every serious crafter or woodworker needs a quality rotary tool. This 1.8 amp model is variable speed and comes with 45 accessories, so your gift recipient can accomplish any finishing task on the workbench.
Brew and Go
This is a terrific gift for a friend who’s always on the go. They can grab their coffee and go with this single-serve coffee maker. This BLACK+DECKER coffee maker comes with a 16-ounce thermal mug, so all your loved one or office mate needs are coffee and water to make the perfect cup of joe before heading out the door. It has an auto shutoff, so there’s no need to wonder halfway through the commute whether you turned the machine off.
Google Nest Mini
Google Nest Mini is the personal assistant you or a lucky friend never knew you needed. Control different aspects of the home by issuing the Google Nest Mini simple voice commands. The gadget also plays music with more power and bass than its previous versions did.
You don’t need to be home to enjoy a great grilled meal. Take this tabletop propane grill to the beach, campsite, or park to enjoy a hot cooked meal just about anywhere. An easy-start electric ignition will get you cooking fast, and the built-in thermometer ensures your meals are cooked to the perfect temperature.
Sip and Chill
You can have a beverage cooler even if your kitchen lacks the real estate for a full-size model. This 60-can beverage refrigerator can fit into a small kitchen, man cave, game room, or even on a countertop.
An industry stalwart, the KitchenAid 6-quart stand mixer is on the wish list of many, if not all, home cooks and bakers. Choose from a range of colors, and enjoy years of reliable mixing, blending, and whipping.
Music Where You Are
Wherever the job site, the Blackfire Magnetic Bluetooth Speaker will provide tunes to make the work seem lighter. Your gift’s recipient can screw the speaker onto a tripod mount, hang it from its lanyard, attach it to a metal tool box, or prop it up nearly anywhere to play music for up to 10 hours straight. The speaker is rugged enough to survive water and dust exposure, and even a 6-foot drop test.
Perfect for the pond or the lake, this spinning rod and reel has what it takes to catch bass, trout, catfish, and more. It’s made of lightweight fiberglass and has a comfortable foam handle.
Give the gift of comfort and with this sherpa throw blanket. Oversized and super soft, it's the perfect thing to cuddle under on winter nights. This plush, machine-washable blanket comes in a choice of three colors.
Oldie But Goody
Your loved one can play today's music the modern way with a vintage-look Victrola. This tabletop record player is also Bluetooth enabled, so you can stream right from portable devices. A built-in CD player offers even more entertainment options.
An immersion blender makes whipping out meals and treats a breeze. The Cuisinart SmartStick immersion blender has five speeds and includes whisk and chopper/grinder attachments along with the standard blender arm. Blend, chop, and puree directly in the pot, pitcher, or bowl to save on prep and cleanup time.
A Packed Picnic
Picnic in style with this souped-up picnic backpack that carries a meal for four and everything needed to serve it. The pack includes plates, wine glasses, stainless flatware, and cotton napkins, as well as a food cooler, insulated wine pouch, cutting board, cheese knife, and corkscrew.
Break Out the Bottles
Anyone who likes to enjoy a glass of vino at dinner will appreciate this gift. With a push of a button, the electric wine opener effortlessly uncorks a bottle, whether the cork is synthetic or natural. It comes with a battery-powered recharging base, so the opener is always ready to go.
Measure and Mix
This snazzy stainless steel cocktail shaker makes it easy to concoct martinis, cosmos, margaritas, and more of your favorite cocktails. It holds up to 24 ounces and can be handwashed with soap and water.
These two-way Motorola radios, which have built-in flashlights and NOAA weather radio access, make an excellent gift for outdoorsy types who are frequently in the woods or outside of regular reach. The radios will help you connect with friends or family up to 35 miles away, depending on the terrain (in a neighborhood, the range is closer to 2 miles). The Talkabout T475s are weatherproof, have an IPx4 rating, and can handle pretty severe climate conditions.
A Smarter Pack
Guard Dog Security’s Proshield 2 backpack weighs little more than a typical backpack, but is lined with a lightweight, bulletproof armor. Students, travelers, and professionals alike can slip their laptops in and out of the bag with minimal fuss, and rest assured that the computer and the rest of the backpack’s contents are protected by a bag that’s certified by the National Institute of Justice. The Proshield 2 includes a handy pocket for a water bottle and easy-access pockets in which to stow your gear.
One-Pot Meal Maker
Can your vintage Crock-Pot do this? Pressure cook, slow cook, sauté, boil, and simmer with one machine. This 6-quart cooker is small enough to fit in tiny kitchens, yet large enough to whip up dinner for a family of four. One-touch meal settings allow you to cook chili or grains with the push of a button. It's perfect for college students, recent grads, or any home chef who wants to eat healthier meals in the new year.
Sparkling Water in Seconds
Forget about buying sparkling water or club soda. Instead, let the handy SodaStream Terra convert plain water into carbonated water with just the pump of a button. The machine offers three levels of carbonation from which to choose. Drink your bubbles straight, or add SodaStream’s flavored syrups or fruit juice.
A Gift That Greens
Green thumbs or brown thumbs alike will enjoy an easy-care succulent garden. They can grace an office or home with a little green all year long, without the need for lots of water. This ceramic garden comes preplanted in a 6-inch container.
A Place to Pot Plants
Gardeners and houseplant lovers need a place they can make an organized mess. Give them this sleek wooden garden potting bench, which includes a removable stainless steel sink and a drawer for small garden tools. With its shelves and storage options, this bench can make potting up plants more fun and a lot neater.
The Perfect Gift
Holiday shopping shouldn't be stressful in today's world, when you can purchase almost everything on anyone's wish list online. If you're not sure what to buy the friends and family members on your list, check out some of our most popular gift guides for more ideas. From tech-friendly gadgets to simple stocking stuffers, there's sure to be terrific options for everyone on your holiday list!
The prices listed here are accurate as of the last update on October 29, 2021.
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