Friday Favorites–Graduation

My little girl, the blonde, screaming bundle I feel like I just brought home from the hospital, is graduating from high school in a couple of weeks.  As we expected, it’s been a bit of an emotional roller coaster lately.  Leaving behind childhood and heading into the adult world is big and scary.  I’ve been looking around for a few ideas to try and make that transition fun and maybe not so terrifying.

I love the haphazard-but-not style of this Graduation Board from Creations from my Heart.

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Cash is a very common, and usually welcome, gift for graduates.  This Graduation Lei from Your Homebased Parties probably had this kid running from his cash-plucking friends, but I’ll bet he didn’t mind.

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This Photo Monogram Letter from Sometimes Creative would be a sweet way to share photos of a child’s school years for graduation and would make a nice dorm room decoration later.

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What teenager doesn’t love candy?  Give them this Candy Pail from Fun Mom on the Go, then hide until the sugar rush is over.

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These Smarties Diploma Graduation Favors from Dollar Store Crafts are just simple and cute.  Sometimes that’s all you need.

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If you’ve had a kid in high school, you know every activity they get involved in comes with a t-shirt.  What better way to wrap up their school career than with this T-Shirt Quilt from CraftStylish?

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Back to the cash, this Grad Money Holder from Splendiferous Creations is fairly simple, but looks impressive.

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This Graduation Cap Money Holder Box from Extreme Cards and Papercrafting would be fun to give.

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I love reusing those little Altoids tins, so this Graduation Gift Card Holder from Plaid caught my eye.

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These Candy Cup Caps from Bakerella are on my list of possible graduation day food.

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I also have a few graduation gift ideas right here:  Graduation Cap Gift Check Holder, Fabric Fortune Teller and Fabric Fortune Cookies.  I’ll be sharing a new graduation gift idea with you next week.

Do you have a graduate this year?  Have you gone through as many boxes of Kleenex as I have so far?

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