The ultimate American dream for most African-Americans is becoming a homeowner; there is nothing more important than feeling the pride of accomplishing this task. Many new African-American homeowners cherish any housewarming gift given by family members, friends, and neighbors. In this article I will list many unique gift ideas that will bring joy, happiness, and delight to those that receive these one of a kind mementos.
Housewarming Gift Ideas for African-Americans #1: Framed Artwork or Pictures of Great African-American Civil Rights Leaders. Head to your local Big Lots, Odd Lots, Drug Stores, Dollar General, Dollar Tree stores often receive limited edition framed artwork and pictures of African-American leaders. Additional Shopping Resources: www.zazzle.com
Housewarming Gift Ideas for African-Americans #2: Calendars of President Barack Obama for the Year 2010. A year with Obama (words of inspiration) The Man and the Moment (special 2010 Commemorative calendar) A Year of Change Wall Calendar, there are some of these calendars that are still available, they will make wonderful keepsakes due to the rarity of Barack Obama becoming the first African-America President in U.S. history. Shopping Resources: www.calendars.com
Housewarming Gift Ideas for African-Americans #3: Personalized Address Plaque. To add a personal touch to a new home – a personalized address plaque is the perfect gift to give, it is something special that a new African-American homeowner will see every time they leave and enter their home.
Housewarming Gift Ideas for African-Americans #4: Handcrafted Tribal African Mask. Many Black-Americans may not know the true beauty of owning an African mask. Not only is their much heritage behind the history of the African mask, it will undoubtedly enhance any room in a home. Some of the most popular African mask is the Benin Burkina Faso, Congo Zaire, Gabon, Mask of Ghana – Akan Tribe, Ivory Coast & Mali, and Balinese Cultural Mask. Shopping Resources: www.mask.novica.com
Housewarming Gift Ideas for African-Americans #5: Books about the History of Africa. Giving the gift of African history is a great way for African-American families learns how to connect with their rich history. The top books on this subject are; History of Africa, African History Books on Egypt, South Africa, Nigeria, and Ethiopia. Shopping Resources: www.ebay.comand www.itsablackthing.com
Housewarming Gift Ideas for African-Americans #6: African Pillows, Throw Pillow Covers. Home décor is always a favorite gift to give, whether they are handmade throw pillows, catluffs, African mud cloths, African prints, pillows and headrest with the nation of Africa embodied into the fabric of the pillow.
Housewarming Gift Ideas for African-Americans #7: African Lamps. What is a table without a lamp? Here are some very interesting websites that offer unique African Lamps. www.suejohnsonslamps.com