Cheap Homemade Gifts for College Grad

homemade college grad gift ideas

No need to break the bank buying your college grad an expensive graduation gift when you can make one of these cheap and easy do-it-yourself grad gifts for way less!


 Capture that huge smile! Make them a personalized picture frame to display their favorite photo from graduation day. You can add stickers or decals with the graduation year for an added custom touch your grad will love.

grad gift card basket

Help you grad get through those difficult months while they begin their career with the help of gift cards they’ll use. Get a few gift cards for food, coffee, movies, etc. in whatever denominations you can afford and put them together in a bouquet style gift basket like this one for a unique presentation.

money frame grad gift

Give your grad an emergency fund money frame for when they’r in a financial bind and decorate it with stickers and such. It doesn’t have to be a $100 bill, you can put a $20 or a couple of them which is just fine.

college diploma diy frame

A frame for your grad to proudly display his/her degree is also a great idea! Customize the frame with the name of the university and the graduation date for a personalized gift you can’t find anywhere else.

Don’t have the time to make your own graduation gift…. check out these great inexpensive gift ideas all under $50! 

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