DIY: Graduation Gift Basket
Posted on June 04, 2014

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Are you looking for a unique graduation gift that won’t break the bank, but will still make a great impression?

We have a great DIY tutorial and all supplies can be purchased at your local big box store.

Supplies Needed

  • Container such as a small shower caddy or basket
  • Basket grass
  • Fun items to fill basket
  • Tags for each item- create fun messages that correspond with each gift


  • Purchase fun and useful items geared towards your graduate

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  • Create tags using a computer or hand written and attach to each gift

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  • Place a layer of basket grass in the base of your container
  • Arrange each item upright so it can be seen
  • Fill in bare spots with additional basket grass

Now you have a fun and useful gift that any grad would be happy to receive! You can customize this gift to any aged graduate.

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This gift was created for a graduate that is headed off to college in the fall. You could theme the gift around a college major or even a Pre-K child that will need supplies for Kindergarten.

The supplies we used in our high school graduate gift are as follows:

  • grad gift6Ramen Noodles
  • Sleep mask
  • 5 Hour energy drinks
  • Plastic cups
  • ID card holder
  • Water bottle with built in ID holder
  • grad gift7Hangers
  • Ear plugs
  • Note pad
  • Note cards
  • Mints
  • Do not disturb door hanger (made with supplies from Michael’s craft store)
Post by: Cristin M.