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Easy DIY Graduation Gifts

Easy DIY Graduation Gifts...20 fabulous handmade gifts for your special graduate! Creative ideas that are perfect for celebrating a new chapter in life.

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Handmade Graduation Gifts

Whether it’s preschool, high school, or college, graduation is definitely something to celebrate. School can be extremely challenging and graduating is such an amazing accomplishment! It’s important to let the graduate know that you are proud of them and what better way to do that than by giving them a homemade gift! DIY gifts are great because they are personalized, often inexpensive, and fun.

If you are like me it can be a bit stressful to decide what gift to give someone. For this reason, I have provided 20 fantastic examples of handmade graduation gifts. Any one of the gifts below would make a wonderful and meaningful gesture, but scroll through them all so you can be sure to find the perfect one! After you’ve chosen one you like simply click on the link and follow the instructions. Have fun!

Emergency Money

This hilarious emergency money gift will definitely be a hit with your graduate. You can even customize it to add even more money!

20 dollar bill in a glass frame

In an Emergency Graduation Gift via Sendo

Adventure Fund

Love traveling? Try creating and gifting an adventure fund for your graduate. They will love this unique way to save some cash for their next big adventure.

Shadow adventure fund bow with money inside
Family-Style Schooling

Adventure Fund Shadow Box via Family-Style Schooling

T-Shirt Blanket

I have a blanket made from my high school t-shirts and I absolutely love it! It makes the perfect picnic blanket and it’s a great conversation starter!

T-Shirt Quilt on a couch
Teaspoon of Nose

DIY T-Shirt Blanket via Teaspoon of Nose

Candy Bar & Money Lei

Wearing a lei is a symbol of celebration and achievement. This handmade candy bar and money lei is beautiful and oh so tasty!

Candy and Money Graduation Lei
The Craft Patch

Candy Bar and Money Graduation Lei Tutorial via The Craft Patch

Ferrero Rocher Graduation Cap

This creative treat is so simple to make and so fun! I love the little graduation caps and Ferrero rocher stickers with gold tassels.

Ferrero Rocher with Graduation Caps
Party Pinching

Ferrero Rocher Graduation Caps via Party Pinching

Ombre Journal

A journal makes an amazing gift for someone who is about to start a new chapter in their life. These DIY ombre journals are beautiful!

DIY Ombre Journal
Damask Love

DIY Ombre Journals via Damask Love

Here’s a great gift for one smart cookie! Because these cookies are individually wrapped, they are perfect for gifting.

Cookie in a box Graduation Favors
Studio DIY!

DIY Smart Cookie Graduation Party Favors via Studio DIY!

Recipe Book

A recipe book is a fabulous gift for a loved one who is about to go off to college. They will enjoy cooking family recipes when they are far from home.

Recipe Book
Just Another Mummy Blog

Recipe Cover and Template via Just Another Mummy Blog

Personalized Clutch

Create one of a kind clutch in 5 minutes using paint markers. This is a great gift for your fashionista graduate!

Painted Letters on leather clutch
Paper & Stitch

How to Add Instant Character to a Basic Clutch in 5 min via Paper & Stitch

If your loved one has a sweet tooth try this gift! They will appreciate the cookie dough, money, and hilarious gift tag.

Gift bag with money and cookie dough
Play Party Plan

Just Because Gift Basket Ideas via Play Party Plan

“A&W”- Some Accomplishment Root Beer

Here’s another fabulous pun gift. A bottle of A&W root beer, a Twix, and a hilarious printable. What more could you ask for?!

Root Beer, Twix Candy, and a printable
Leslie Miller

Awesome Graduate- Free Printable via Leslie Miller

Money Confetti Poppers

Imagine this. You run up to congratulate your graduate, pull the confetti popper, and money falls all over them. Yeah, this gift rocks!!

Confetti Poppers with Money
Studio DIY!

DIY Surprise Money Confetti Poppers via Studio DIY!

College Survival Kit

What better gift to give someone who is about to go off to college than a survival kit?! This kit is full of wonderful things to help with the adjustment to college life.

Basket full of gifts and tag that says College Survival Kit
30 Days

College Survival Kit with Printables via 30 Days

Buffet Table

Celebrate this special day with a fun buffet table complete with class rings, book worms, student loans and so much more! Your graduate will love these hilarious treats.

I Heart Naptime

Graduation Candy Buffet Table

Personalized Keychain

If you want an extra creative gift try making a personalized keychain for your graduate. These keychains are made out of clay and look adorable on car keys.

DIY clay letter keychain
Sugar & Cloth

Personalized Keychains via Sugar & Cloth

“Loads of Fun” Laundry Kit

A laundry kit is an amazing gift for a high school graduate going off to college. Talk about a useful gift! And this gift tag is so cute!

Tide Laundry Soap with tag
Hip 2 Save

Laundry Kit with Free Printable Gift Tag via Hip 2 Save

“The Tassel Was Worth the Hassel” Basket

If you want to spoil your graduate a little this basket is perfect! Each candy is accompanied by an adorably witty pun. So fun!

Graduation Gift Basket with Candy
The Dating Divas

DIY Graduation Gifts Kit via The Dating Divas

Graduate Face Cookies

These graduate face cookies are cute and funny. Your graduate will be ecstatic to receive a cookie that looks just like them!

Sugar Cookies with faces and graduation caps
Sweet Sugarbelle

Happy Graduate Face Cookies via Sweet Sugarbelle

Gift Card

Download this adorable free printable and add a gift card of your choice to create this fantastic gift! Everyone appreciates a good gift card.

Costa Vida Gift Card in Card Holder
A Girl and a Glue Gun

Free Graduation Card Printable via A Girl and a Glue Gun

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