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20 Unique Ideas for a DIY Graduation Gift

Are you looking for a unique DIY graduation gift idea for that special friend or family member? Here are 20 projects that they’ll love!

20 Unique Ideas for a DIY Graduation Gift Are you looking for a unique DIY graduation gift idea for that special friend or family member? Here are 20 projects that they'll love!Are you in the market for a unique DIY graduation gift? I’ll never forget my graduations. In high school, they gave me an extra-large hat (which ended up being too big) because my counselor measured my head and said “I had a big melon.”

For my undergraduate ceremony, I spent the time in Yellowstone National Park. I finally got it right for my MBA, where I actually went to the ceremony and had a proper fitting hat and robe. Third times the charm, right?

But, back to the DIY graduation gifts. You can always give your graduate the ceremonial “Oh the Places You’ll Go,” but I really like the idea of giving them something a bit more unique – and handmade.

A DIY graduation gift says you cared enough to spend the time to make something . . . plus there are a LOT of creative projects out there that will put a smile on the grad’s face. If you’re wondering what those are, check out the list of 20 projects below.

I really like the ones with the money (who wouldn’t), but there are other suggestions as well. Take a peek and then let me know your favorite ideas in the comments!

20 Ideas for a DIY Graduation Gift

  1. Graduation Mason Jar Gift from thecountrychiccottage.net
  2. Origami Money Graduation Caps from sugarandcharm.com
  3. DIY Graduation Confetti Cones from abubblylife.com
  4. Laundry Basket Graduation And Housewarming Gift from julieblanner.com
  5. DIY Today Is Your Day Cake from thecakeblog.com
  6. App Store Gift Card Printable from landeeseelandeedo.com
  7. Graduation Cap Cupcake Stands from paintthegownred.com
  8. Graduation Gift Bags from bloominghomestead.com
  9. Graduation Announcement Keepsake Box from triedandtrueblog.com
  10. Chalkboard Tassel from sisterssuitcaseblog.com
  11. Graduation Memory Board from homemadeinterest.com
  12. Graduation Gift In A Jar from thecountrychiccottage.net
  13. Graduation Gift With Dollar Diplomas from nobiggie.net
  14. “In An Emergency” Graduation Gift from sendomatic.com
  15. DIY Stamped Graduation Gift from oneartsymama.com
  16. DIY “Sail Away” Travel Pouch from lovelyindeed.com
  17. Money Necklace DIY from thehousethatlarsbuilt.com
  18. Message In A Bottle from club.chicacircle.com
  19. Graduation Candy Favors from evermine.com
  20. Simple Graduation Gift from thehappyscraps.com
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Lorna Ricetti

Friday 11th of May 2018

I love the nail polish mugs good idea for Christmas, my coffee drinkers will love them thanks so much Lorna

Amy

Saturday 12th of May 2018

Thank you Lorna!

Susan

Sunday 12th of March 2017

I love your collection of creative graduation gift ideas. In Hawai'i where I grew up, we give leis in the graduate's school colors. http://organized31.com/how-to-make-a-ribbon-lei-with-3-colors/