Are you celebrating a special grad? Check out these Awesome Graduation Gifts You Can Make at Home!

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These graduation gifts are so easy to make.

How To Make Graduation Gifts

It’s a lot easier than you might think to make a special DIY gift for a graduation! Many of these gift ideas can be made using items you already have around the house:

1. Diploma Money Jar

Fill a Jar with Diploma Money for a cute gift they will love, with this idea from Crafty Morning.

2. Life Survival Kit

This Life Survival Kit from Yesterday on Tuesday is a necessity for any grad.

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There are so many great graduation gifts to give!

3. Printable Graduation Card

Attach cash to a Printable Graduation Card for a simple idea from Skip To My Lou.

4. Personalized Quote Globe

I adore this Personalized Quote Globe from No Biggie!

Glue Stick Blog‘s Colorful Laundry Bag is perfect for dorm rooms!


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These DIY graduation gifts are perfect for anyone.

These fun homemade gifts are perfect for grads. Give them something with a special touch they’ll cherish for years to come:

5. Old School Shirt Quilt

Turn Old School Shirts Into a Quilt for a gift they’ll use for years to come from Project Repat.

6. Adventure Fun Shadow Box

Get them started with their own Adventure Fund Shadow Box from Family Style Schooling.

7. Graduation Memory Board

Make a Graduation Memory Board to hold mementos from their time in school with this tutorial from My Inspiration Corner.

8. Favorite State Art Canvas

Remind grads of home with one of Fun365‘s Favorite State Art Canvas

9. Emergency Cash Display

Ha! I know a few college students who would find this Emergency Cash Display from the Country Chic Cottage very handy!

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These dr. seuss inspired graduation gifts are perfect!

10. College Survival Kit

This is such a cute College Survival Kit, from Thirty Handmade Days. It even includes free printables


11. Oh The Places You’ll Go Note

Ask teachers to Write a Note in a Copy of Oh, The Places You’ll Go for a unique graduation gift with this idea from The Nerd’s Wife.

12. Globe With A Dr. Seuss Quote

Here’s another fun globe — this time it’s a Globe with a Dr. Seuss Quote, from Dukes and Duchesses.

13. Dr. Seuss Inspired Hand Painted Sign

Dr. Seuss-Inspired Hand-painted Sign will offer inspiration and encouragement as they start their new journey. Loving this idea from Craft & DIY Blog by Walnut Hollow!

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The survival kit is my favorite diy graduation gift.

14. Framed Dr. Seuss Printable

1Frame This Dr. Seuss Printable, from A Night Owl Blog, for an inspirational graduation gift. 

15. DIY Graduation Gift

Love this DIY Graduation Gift you can make from a photo frame, from I Heart Planners!


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This is a really personal question, and there isn’t one set answer. Also, how much you spend isn’t what is important! It’s the thought behind the giving that counts. I usually spend what I can afford, based on how close I am with the graduate, etc. You can’t go wrong with a personalized DIY gift!


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What DIY gifts are you making for a grad this year? Comment below! 

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