Graduation Gift Guide

Graduation season is here. Whether you have a college, high school or post graduate in your family, this is a very exciting time for them. I've rounded up some of my favorite gifts for grads to help you navigate the season. Please note this post contains affiliate links.

Photo Graduation Announcements and Thank You Cards

Announce your graduate's accomplishments with these modern yet simple photo graduation cards over in my Zazzle shop. These designs highlight their graduation photo and provide space for you to share their graduation information. These designs will work for any graduate from high school through post graduate degrees. Options do include gold foil.

Tip: Use the back of your announcement to share any graduation party details you have planned. Just hit the "customize button" on the listing page.

elegant graduation announcement, photo, Meredith Collie Paper for Zazzle

Personalized Stationery

Personalized stationery is a timeless gift that is not only useful but also adds a personal touch to any correspondence. Beyond just sending thank you notes for graduation gifts, graduates can also send notes thanking an interviewer for interviewing them, thanking a teacher or professor for having a profound influence on their academic achievement, etc. 

solid circle monogram flat stationery note cards

Lucite Trays

These acrylic trays make great gifts amongst graduating friends. Perfect for high schoolers heading off to college to use in their dorms. Those graduating college can use them in their new homes or apartments. The smaller sizes are great for corralling jewelry, keys and other "landing zone" items. The larger sizes are great for coffee tables, bar carts and dressers.

square monogram lucite tray with hexagon monogram

Personalized Jewelry Cases

Post graduation trips are popular. These travel jewelry cases make great gifts if you know the graduate is heading out for an adventure. Personalize with their monogram.

monogram travel jewelry case

Personalized Notepads

For those graduating with a bachelors, master's or higher degree, personalized notepads make a great gift for them to use in their new roles. 

gentlemen's personalized notepad, graduation gift, two piece gift set

Monogram Journals

This personalized gift is another perfect option for the graduate who is heading out on an adventure after graduation. Multiple styles to choose from, so you'll be sure to find the right option for someone who is artistically driven or one who prefers to document their journey with words.

turquoise spiral journal with script monogram wrapped in mint green bow on floral wreath

The Perfect Companion

The perfect companion to many of these personalized stationery suggestions is a good pen. I personally love these pens from Simplified. I love the weight of them, how the ink flows onto the page and the patterns! 

two piece colorful ball point pen by simplified, Emily Ley

You can view all of my suggestions in the Graduation Gift Guide.


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