Graduation gifts can be tough, unless you’re super acquainted with the graduate. Even then, leaning towards something fun, stylish but useful is generally a safe (and welcome) way to go. Here are 18 gifts we think hit the mark for anyone headed out into the world!
Comfortable, sturdy bedding is always a necessity. We love this snooze set that can be given with some ideas for how to make it special with a DIY or two. (See the duvet cover DIY shown in the image below here!)
A seriously necessary gift. We love the Rosemary Mint products to wake us up in the morning & the Shampure scents to calm us after a long day. Your graduate will thank you.
This lovely handmade linen-covered notebook can be filled with reflections post-graduation.
This digital diversion comes in the form of a build-it-yourself pinhole camera kit. It’ll also look great on a desk!
This vintage train case would be great to fill with travel sized treats or toiletries.
This hanging string garden plant will remind your grad of growth as its vine spirals down from its home.
The gorgeous pencil vase made by Francis Palmer will be treasured for many years.
Having some mementos from home always make transitions easier!
This satin jacket by one of our favorite illustrators, Tuesday Bassen, would make a memorable debut on any campus.
This chic change purse will come in handy for laundry day.
This print by Penelope Dullaghan, entitled Elephant Strength, would be a piece of inspirational art for a grad.
This book will help the grad keep their eyes on the prize.
This chocolate bark, handmade in Portchester, New York, would be a great way to end the first day of post-school life.
This one’s a bit pricey, but would be a stunning group gift if friends and family chip in!
We’re loving this woven piece for containing laundry.
Seating in small spaces is always at a premium. These easy-on-the-eyes stackable stools do the trick!
This multi-purpose charging station even has a hidden spot for cords & cables.
This affordable rug will keep toes warm come fall. (Dimensions are 3′ 11″ x 5′ 7″)
Ditto for this throw!
This graphic glass set is a bargain and perfect for a fresh start.
This gadget gives further use for all of those millennial-consumed avocados. They can grow a tree!
Rolling carts are a dorm room staple. We love the burst of color this one provides. (Dimensions: 23.25″l x 10.25″w x 32.5″h)
A gorgeous leather key fob is straight-up classic.
Another classic! A Farmgirl Flowers bouquet is a great idea when you can’t make it to the ceremony.