10 Ways to Celebrate Your Favorite Graduate

By Megan T. Brown on April 20, 2017

It’s that time of year! Graduates all across the country are donning their caps and gowns in anticipation of starting the next chapters of their lives. Whether you’re celebrating with a big bash or simply sending a small token of encouragement from afar, these graduation gifts and party ideas are the perfect way to honor your grad’s accomplishments.


Graduation Bottle

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Filled with tied "diploma" bills, this jar is sure to put a smile on any grad's face.

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College Survival Kit

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Pack a pretty box with essentials to make that incoming freshman's transition to dorm life a smooth one.

Eyeliner Wings & Pretty Things


"One Smart Cookie" Bar

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Set up a spread of assorted store-bought or homemade cookies to celebrate the smartest cookie of all.

The Polka Dot Chair


Graduation Money Card

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This punny handmade card is the perfect way to present that cash gift!

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Graduation Cap Bottle Toppers

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Top off those beverage bottles with festive homemade caps.

Celebrations at Home


Laundry Gift Basket

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Fill a basket with towels, detergent, rolls of quarters and other must-haves to make laundry day less of a chore.

How Does She


"Smartie" Pants DIY Card

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Here's a clever card idea that's fit for the smarty in your life!



Candy Graduation Hat Pops

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These easy-peasy pops made from chocolate candies come together in snap.

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Diploma Cookies

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Rolled wafer cookies get tied up with a pretty bow to resemble diplomas in this creative presentation.

Love the Day


Jenga Guest "Book"

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Help the graduate "build" great memories by having each guest write a note on a Jenga block and stack 'em sky high!

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