14 Graduation Gifts That Are Fun, Functional, And Inspiring
Graduating is tough. The real world is scary and becoming a functioning adult is even scarier. We all know that deep down, most graduates just want cash, the promise of a job, or the knowledge that it's all going to be OK. Those last two wishes are tough to grant, but maybe we can cheer up the recent grads in our lives these fun finds — some practical, some silly, some design-minded, and some celebratory.
i am very busy ipad sleeve
As a graduate, I’m sure she is very busy. Help her protect her iPad while informing everyone she’s occupied.
IPad Sleeve, $25, Ban.do
why not gold foil print
Commencement speeches are often inspiring but the feeling can wear off over time. Keep the momentum going with this inspiring print.
Why Not Gold Foil Print, $8, Etsy
instructions for happiness and success
adventure awaits flag
It’s true, real life is scary. But it is inspiring too. Adventure is out there!
Adventure Awaits Flag, $34, Urban Outfitters
what to focus on mug
Keep her breath minty and fresh at those upcoming job interviews!
Empowermints, $3, Amazon
that january feeling print
This print by Gemma Correll perfectly summarizes “that January feeling” and “that graduate feeling.”
Nope Print, $18, Society 6
instax mini 8 camera
girl talk bobbi set
Graduate in style with these fun bobbi pins.
Bobbi Set, $15, Ban.do
cheeky typographical art print
For the grammar nerds and English majors graduating this year, here’s to you!
Cheeky Art Print, $18, Etsy
earth science glasses
And for the Science whizzes, this one is for you!
Earth Science Glasses, $38, Uncommon Goods
Functional, adorable, and crossbody — perfect to tote along on the European backpacking trip she has planned.
Pocketbook Crossbody, $138, Fossil
Help your graduate step up his/her #selfie game with these accessories.
Instagram Necklaces, $25, Photojojo