It’s spring time. The birds are chirping, the snow has melted, and the seniors are GRADUATING! Here are some ideas to help you get creative and think out of the box when gifting the grads on your list. Sure, broke college students-to-be would certainly appreciate cold hard cash, a gift with some thought behind it will mean more.
For the fashionista who’s about to experience the reality that is a dorm-room closet, we bring you the Boot Stax. Can be hung over any door, or on a closet rod. A brilliant way for her to bring ALL of her boots to school!
Encourage the new collegiate to ward off study angst with a yoga mat, embroidered with their college logo.
College kids are always on the go. From the quad to the library to the union to the coffee shop to the gym, this hands-free wallet can be discreetly tucked away inside a boot, sleeve, belt loop or, as the name suggests, Any Wear. It can house not only some cash and a few credit cards and a student ID, but also a cell phone and a lip balm. Slip a gift card or some cash into the sleeve as an additional gift to the grad!
Communal bathrooms call for monogrammed towels to avoid mix-ups. These fluffy, bespoke towels are perfect for any young grad.
This grown-up version of a diary will be a gift that keeps giving over their whole college career, and beyond. One line a day can track ups and downs and highs and lows, and will be emotional to review when the five years are up. There’s certainly a lot of life experiences packed into the college years! Jot down a few words of your wisdom on the first pages.
An academic planner can set a new student up for success. The Erin Condren system of customizable planners are so darling and will keep the student on track.
Cornhole is the great American way to blow off some steam and make new friends on the street. This will be a gift that the grad will have for many, many years to come.
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