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The perfect gifts for every type of person on your holiday list

From the amateur cook to the new homeowner.

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It’s officially gift-giving season, but when you’re busy preparing your home for guests and cooking festive dinners, it can be hard to find time to pick up thoughtful presents for everyone in your life. That’s where The Home Depot comes in: With such a broad range of products, there’s something for just about anyone, from the home chef to the tech-obsessed friend. The Home Depot is a one-stop shop for unique holiday gifts, and with sales going on through the rest of the year, now’s the time to get shopping for those last few people on your list. Read on for our picks for your loved ones. Trust us, The Home Depot’s got something for ‘em all.

Note: Prices may not reflect ongoing sales and inventory.

For The Friend Who Just Bought a House

They recently moved out of the city and are still adjusting to being a homeowner. Try a Home Depot gift card so they can pick up anything they might need, or supply them with new-home essentials like a screwdriver set or a smart lighting kit.

Gift Cards, any amount

A Home Depot gift card will give your friend their pick of the store’s merchandise — from home-improvement tools and holiday decor to furniture and appliances. Plus, with e-card options available, it’s a perfect last-minute gift.

Google Nest Cam with Floodlight, $230

Every new homeowner can use a smart camera for their home, and it's probably something they forgot to buy for themselves while they were busy moving. This Google Nest option will send notifications for any important activity, automatically turn on lights, and more.

HDC Ornate Arched Mirror, $179

Give them a new conversation-starting decor piece with this gorgeous arched mirror — it’ll instantly elevate any room in the house. (Plus, the rings on the back make it easy to install.)

Lutron Wireless Smart Dimmer Switch Starter Kit, $100

Upgrade your friend's new lighting setup with this starter kit. A thoughtful, easy-to-install gift that will make a big impact on their home, the kit will allow your friend to control their lights with their smartphone or a remote.

Husky 18-Piece Screwdriver Set, $10

This versatile screwdriver set is perfect for the DIYer who’s still fixing up odds and ends around the house. With 15 size options, it’ll be a tool that they keep handy for years to come.

For The Home Chef Who Never Leaves the Kitchen

They love to cook, and they’ve probably made you more delicious meals than you can count. Say thank you with an updated countertop appliance or a handy kitchen cart.

Air Fryer, various prices

Air fryers have been all the rage this year, and for good reason: Easy to use and super versatile, they're an excellent gift for a home cook. The Home Depot has a wide selection of air fryers available at various price points, depending on how much you want to spend.

Gotham Steel 10-Piece Nonstick Coating Cookware Set, $179

All cooks need good cookware to work with, and odds are that most of us are dealing with old, overused pots and pans. Gift the home chef in your life this set, which comes with 10 nonstick pots, pans, and utensils.

Kitchen Carts, various prices

Kitchen carts have endless uses, and they're a simple, functional upgrade to any home kitchen. The wood top can be used as a cutting and preparation station, while the ​​shelves and hooks underneath can store tools, towels, and other essentials.

Instant Pot 6-qt. Stainless Steel Electric Pressure Cooker, $120

Instant Pot’s pressure cooker is multi-purpose and simple to use. It also works as a rice cooker, slow cooker, and warming pan and is great for meal prepping.

Stand Mixer, various prices

A good stand mixer is probably at the top of your culinary-inclined friend's wish list. Find an option in your budget at The Home Depot, which offers a wide variety of options.

For The Homeowner Who Can’t Stop DIY-ing

They like getting their hands dirty and prefer to fix everything in their home themselves. Get them a nice tool set, a heavy-duty measuring tape, or a backpack to hold all their DIY tools and supplies.

Husky 94-Piece Mechanics Tool Set, $50

With 94 pieces in total, this tool set is perfect for those handy people in your life. The set includes sockets, ratchets, and more for every repair job or DIY project.

FATMAX Tape Measure (25 ft.), $22

A must-have item in any tool collection, FATMAX’s sturdy tape measure goes up to 25 feet, and its compact size is easy to grasp and fits snugly into a toolbelt.

Husky Air Compressor, $129

This compact, oil-free air compressor is perfect for small projects around the house (and for your DIY-loving friend or relative). The pump is designed to reduce noise, and its rubber wheels and removable handle make it easy to transport and store away.

Dewalt Drill/Impact Combo Kit, $149

Upgrade your friend’s DIY projects with this functional set, which comes with two compact and easy-to-use power tools, a charger, two batteries, and a practical carrying bag.

Husky Pro Tool Backpack, $40

Give them a handy way to store and carry their tools with this heavy-duty Husky backpack. It has 36 pockets (!) and is made with durable, water-resistant fabric.

For The Tech Enthusiast

If your friend is always looking out for the next must-have gadget, give them everything they need to upgrade their home with a smart thermostat, smart doorbell, or easy-to-install lighting kit.

Wyze Smart Thermostat, $80

The Wyze Smart Thermostat is a game-changer for any tech-lover — after a simple installation process, they’ll be able to control the temperature in their home with their voice or their phone.

Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen, $100

The ultimate gift for any techie, the Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen allows the user to control just about everything in the home with a voice command or a tap. It’ll play music, create calendar reminders and to-dos, pull up recipes, and more.

Ring Wired Video Doorbell, $60

This smart doorbell camera sends real-time notifications to the user’s phone and the Ring app allows them to see and use the camera and microphone from anywhere.

EcoSmart 16-ft. Smart Tape Light, $40

Colorful lighting can instantly change up the vibe of a room. This easy-to-install tape light allows the user to choose from a variety of colors, which they can control via remote or The Home Depot’s Hubspace app.

Lutron Wireless Smart Dimmer Switch Starter Kit, $100

This starter kit takes less than 15 minutes to install and includes everything your recipient needs to set up a smart lighting system. They’ll be able to control the lighting with their phone, voice assistant, or remote and even set up a schedule.

Find even more gift ideas at The Home Depot.

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