Instagram Twitter Pinterest Facebook Bloglovin Snapchat

10 Great Graduation Gift Ideas

Thoughtful graduation gift ideas for any budget
Filed Under > Everyday

10 Great Graduation Gift Ideas via Waiting on Martha

Oh, happy day!  Your favorite grad is about to celebrate a huge milestone in their life.  But right about now you may be scrambling to find the perfect gift to commemorate this special occasion with them.  You’re in luck, however, with today’s list of great graduation gift ideas on any budget. 

Whether the soon-to-be graduate is your son, daughter, cousin or friend, coming up with the perfect graduation gift can be tricky.  But this list of graduation gifts gives you a good starting point with things that are all timeless, versatile and can grow with the grad during this time of transition.  Think that fancy Apple Watch they’ve been talking about, a fun trinket tray or maybe a personalized set of stationery. Below, find our top 10 graduation gift ideas, and be sure to pop over to the shoppe to find our full collection of graduation gifts.  Who are you celebrating this spring?  Cheers, Kat

SHOP THE STORY  / CLICK LEFT & RIGHT ARROWS TO EXPLORE


  

Rifle Paper Raven Address Book

Waiting on Martha Home, $32

Shop Now >

There’s something special about having an address book—one you can actually hold—as you get older.  As everyone gets older and goes on different paths, it can be difficult to keep track of mailing addresses, email addresses and birthdays. This is a great addition to any grad’s desk. 

Charm School The Future Is Bright Tray

Waiting on Martha Home, $19.50

Shop Now >

Celebrate a bright future for the young grad with this pretty little trinket dish.  This one is very reasonably priced, and includes ready-to-gift packaging to keep things simple.

Happy Plugs Wireless Bluetooth Ear Piece

Nordstrom, $89.99

Shop Now >

These bluetooth ear buds are the perfect gift for the grad that has a job lined up with a commute ahead of them.  They’re wireless, sleek and downright cool. 

The Day Dreamer Journal

Waiting on Martha Home, $48

Shop Now >

Got a day dreamer on your hands?!  This gorgeous journal is just the gift that will make them smile as they start the next chapter in their lives, documenting goals, thoughts and dreams as they grow. 

Intention Capsule Necklace in Gold

Waiting on Martha Home, $19.50

Shop Now >

Love this idea!  It’s a simple gold necklace that secretly contains an intention, wish or goal, and it’s meant to be worn closely to the heart.  This is a great gift idea to encourage thoughtful living as the grad comes into their own. 

Girl Boss Nameplate

Waiting on Martha Home, $32.50

Shop Now >

Calling all girl bosses! This fun nameplate is just the gift to make the driven boss lady a push as she graduates. 

Personalized Lucite Tray

Parker & Thatch, $168

Shop Now >

A personalized keepsake like this beautiful lucite tray makes for a great milestone gift idea. Each tray offers customizable options, including color, font, handle style, etc. Such a beauty!

Zoe Chicco Diamond Bezel Stud Earrings

Nordstrom, $400

Shop Now >

Nothing says milestone or forever like diamonds, am I right?!  These pretty little studs would make any grad very, very happy for years to come.  Commemorate this special memory for a loved one with this timeless gift idea. 

Apple Watch Series 2 with Midnight Blue Sport Band

Macy's, $369

Shop Now >

They’ve been wanting one, so now’s the time you can blow them away with a new Apple Watch.  This one is super sporty, perfect for the grad on-the-go!

Lady Big Shot Personalized Stationery

Parker & Thatch, $88

Shop Now >

Here’s another personalized gift that is sure to be a hit!  New grads will appreciate Parker & Thatch’s gorgeous stationery sets that give a whole new meaning to snail mail. 

ADDITIONAL CREDITS:

Featured image, Rustic White for Waiting on Martha

Leave a Comment

PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL. WAITING ON MARTHA IS A PLACE FOR POSITIVITY, INSPIRATION, CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM AND HEALTHY DEBATE. THOSE THAT ARE DEEMED INAPPROPRIATE, INCLUDING GENERAL OR SELF-PROMOTIONAL SPAM, OFFENSIVE STATEMENTS, OR COMMENTS UNRELATED TO THE STORY WILL BE DELETED.

  • The future is bright tray is adorable. That would make a great gift. I wish I added stationary to my gifts for graduates post. They’re going to need it to write thank you notes and to their friends and family at college.
    http://goldcluter.com

Design by Veda House. Development by Alchemy+Aim
Copyright © Waiting on Martha  /
Back to Top