Easy DIY Graduation Gifts...20 fabulous handmade gifts for your special graduate! Creative ideas that are perfect for celebrating a new chapter in life.
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!
This hilarious emergency money gift will definitely be a hit with your graduate. You can even customize it to add even more money!
In an Emergency Graduation Gift via Sendo
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.
Adventure Fund Shadow Box via Family-Style Schooling
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!
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 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 Graduation Caps via Party Pinching
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 Journals via Damask Love
Here’s a great gift for one smart cookie! Because these cookies are individually wrapped, they are perfect for gifting.
DIY Smart Cookie Graduation Party Favors via Studio DIY!
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 Cover and Template via Just Another Mummy Blog
Create one of a kind clutch in 5 minutes using paint markers. This is a great gift for your fashionista graduate!
How to Add Instant Character to a Basic Clutch in 5 min via Paper & Stitch
Cookie Dough Basket
If your loved one has a sweet tooth try this gift! They will appreciate the cookie dough, money, and hilarious gift tag.
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?!
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!!
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.
College Survival Kit with Printables via 30 Days
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
Happy Graduate Face Cookies via Sweet Sugarbelle
Download this adorable free printable and add a gift card of your choice to create this fantastic gift! Everyone appreciates a good gift card.
Free Graduation Card Printable via A Girl and a Glue Gun