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    DIY Graduation Gifts

    DIY Graduation Gifts

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      Niki Reineke

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    Jar of Memories (instead of well wishes, fill this jar with some of you and your friends favorite memories. pulling out a memory is the perfect cure for those moments of homesickness)

    Good Luck Notes Jar
    • Jenessa Schacht
      Jenessa Schacht

      Doing this at my "going away party". Love it!!!

    • Colleen Clark
      Colleen Clark

      Like..someone I know :) kinda of did something like this before. Good idea!

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      Stephanie Bates This is my pinterest Board of Graduation Ideas and the printables on it are available on my Etsy Shop. I'm just trying to spread the word for anyone interested in creating a memory Jar.

    No Sew Fleece Blanket (bring some comfort to those twin size extra longs for your friends)

    Make Your Own Fleece Blanket

    Literary Clock (make a copy of your yearbook cover and paste it on an old book)

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    Photo Strips (a style-conscious way to make a collage of pics of you and your crew)

    How to craft your own Instagram photo strips - CNET
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    • Malin Pitt
      Malin Pitt

      Gonna re pin this :)

    • Karla Ingvarson
      Karla Ingvarson

      Yup... :)

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    Postcard Poster (this gift is time consuming... but can keep on giving for the whole semester!)

    DIY Birthday Surprise in the Mail

    Quotable Wall Art (pick something inspirational or something you and your friends always used to say)

    Mr. Handsomeface Blog » DIY Wall Art: Dreamy Letters

    T-Shirt Quilt (time consuming but so worth it!)

    T-Shirt Quilt - Blessings Overflowing

    Travel Map (oh, the places you'll go! mark places you and your friends have been and want to go)

    diy project: halligan’s american travel map | Design*Sponge

    Monogram Mugs (if your friends don't drink coffee yet... they probably will :))

    DIY: Monogram Mugs

    Friendship Bracelets (because these bracelets and your friends go way back)

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    Photo Board (cool way to display your fave pics! get that vintage look with instagram)

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    Shoebox Storage Shelves (wrap in your friend's fave pattern or decoupage with fun photos)

    Polaroid Magnet Frames (perfect for the mini-fridge!)

    Tutorial: How to make a Polaroid Magnet Frame | Paper & Stitch

    Bulletin Board Coasters (double duty items are key in small spaces!)

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    Clothespin Hanging Frame (supply your friend with multiple pictures to rotate)

    Sincerely, Kinsey: Branch Picture Frame DIY
    • Jordan Cochran
      Jordan Cochran

      OMG THAT'S HEATHER FRANCO! Well, not Franco anymore...I KNOW HER.

    • Jordan Cochran
      Jordan Cochran

      OMG THAT'S HEATHER FRANCO! Well, not Franco anymore...I KNOW HER.

    Week 1 Care Package (make your bff feel like home during the first week on campus)

    Craft Projects | Martha Stewart
    • Brittany E
      Brittany E

      I really love this idea, and I'm thinking of sending this to my bff who is in college now.

    • Zinch , a Chegg service
      Zinch , a Chegg service

      Yes Brittany! Many of us on the Zinch team have been thinking about sending this out to some of our friends in college too!

    • Debbie Ponton Price
      Debbie Ponton Price

      This would be a great idea for a "birthday week" of surprises or teacher appreciation week,etc.

    • Daysi Toenjes
      Daysi Toenjes

      Made me smile;)

    • Mary Tichy
      Mary Tichy

      followed u

    T-Shirt Headbands (so clutch on those bad hair days after a long night of studying)

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    T-Shirt Bags (use a T that features your hometown or high school mascot)

    Recycling T-shirts Into Useful Stuff - One Good Thing by Jillee

    Chalkboard Vase (creative way for your friend to leave messages for their roommate)

    DIY: Colored Chalkboard Vases - Centsational Girl

    Fabric Square Mousepad (jazz up that dorm room desk!)

    How Joyful | Super easy fabric scrap mousepad tutorial

    Shower Shoes (help your friends hit those dorm hall showers in style)

    DIY Ribbon Flip Flops |

    Sweatshirt Tee (use your high school sweatshirt!)

    DIY Sweatshirt Tee

    Music Mix (choose your favorite tune from each year of high school)

    DIY: Indie Mix Tape Project - A Beautiful Mess