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3 DIY Graduation Gift Ideas

For this season’s graduation party circuit, come prepared with unique and thoughtful gifts that the Class of 2014 can appreciate. We rounded up 3 fun DIY graduation gifts you can create to celebrate their big day. 


With the months of May and June filled with ceremony after ceremony, stand out with one of these unique gifts.

Nothing Says “Good Job” More Than Chocolate

If giving something edible is your choice, this easy craft project makes for a delicious way to give your young graduate a nice gift.

This edible bouquet of chocolates resemble little graduation caps.

Check out the tutorial on Chica Circle here.

A DIY T-Shirt Blanket

If you’re sending away a young adult to college, give them something that reminds them not only of home, but of the good times they’ve had.

If the grad has been gathering t-shirts from concerts, high school events, or volunteer projects, turn them into this fun DIY quilt to keep them warm as they study up a storm in college.

Stars for Street Lights shows you how to make this DIY project.

Send Them Off With a Survival Kit

Any young college freshman-to-be could use some helpful survival tips, but why not equip them with a few survival items as well.

This DIY college survival kit found here comprises of all the essentials they’ll need to get through their first semester away on campus. 

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