How to Make a Graduation Wreath

It is that time again. Graduation. The start of a new life. Well the start of adulthood, the time when your children become adults and they are done with required school.

I can’t imagine how exciting it is to have a graduate and how difficult it is to let go of your baby. I do know that graduating high school or college is a huge accomplishment and it deserves a gift, so I’m teaching you how to make a graduation wreath.

Graduation Personalized Gifts: Money Graduation Wreath

In our home cash and gift cards have always been welcome. I mean who wouldn’t want cash? Who doesn’t need a gift card.

That is why I loved this Graduation Personalized Gifts Idea, learn how to make a graduation wreath with gift cards and money. I set a budget of $100.

I am sure there will be people who will give less and some who will give more you can easily do this Graduation Wreath project for $50 or less. If you do not roll the bills and instead fold them over the wreath it will be cheaper.

Personalized Graduation Gift Idea: How to Make a Graduation Wreath

Graduation Personalized Gifts: Money Graduation Wreath

A money wreath can be a thoughtful and practical gift to give to a graduate.

Here’s How to Make a Graduation Wreath

This diy graduation wreath idea will require a wire wreath frame I got my at walmart for under $3.00. It is the same one but smaller that I used to make my cool diaper wreath.

Learn how to make a baby diaper wreath

Then get dollar bills and gift cards from places near the college. I usually put $5- $10 on each card depending on what it was. I did $10 for the pizza and the food and $5 on the Dunkin Doughnuts and the Dollar Tree.

Money Graduation Wreath

You will take a dollar bill and roll it with the one on the top. You will need to roll all the bills the same way or the wreath will look funny.

Money Graduation Wreath

Then you rubber band the money on the wreath.

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I found this sign for $1.00 to put on it or you can use the amount of the money to add to the bottom. Get it 20 1 5 for 2015.

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I then used a glue gun to put on the gift cards. You can also use double stick tape or tie them on with ribbons. I am sure whomever receives this will be very happy.

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Your money wreath is now ready to be gifted to the graduate!

The wreath can be hung on a wall or door, or the graduate can take the dollars off one by one as needed. It’s a creative and practical way to give money as a gift for graduation, and it’s sure to be appreciated by the recipient.

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Graduation gift ideas


Graduation is a significant achievement in one’s life, marking the end of one chapter and the beginning of another.

It’s a time of celebration! A perfect occasion to show your loved one how much you care with a thoughtful and memorable gift. But with so many options out there, it can be challenging to find the perfect present. I’ve put together a list of graduation gift ideas that will help you show your graduate how proud you are of them.

1. Travel Voucher

After years of studying and hard work, a graduation trip is an excellent way for your loved one to unwind and celebrate their achievements.

A travel voucher will allow them to choose their destination and plan the trip themselves, making it a unique and personalized gift. You can choose from various travel agencies or airlines, and you can tailor the voucher to suit your budget.

Airbnb Gift Card

Airbnb Gift Card

Visa GC

VISA Gift Card


Southwest Airlines Gift Card

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2. Personalized Watch

A watch is a timeless and elegant gift that your graduate can use for years to come.

Personalize the watch by engraving their name or graduation date on the back to add a personal touch. You can choose from a variety of styles, from classic leather strap watches to modern smartwatches.

3. Professional Clothing

As your graduate enters the workforce, they’ll need professional clothing to help them make a great first impression.

A suit, blazer, or dress can make a perfect graduation gift and will help your graduate feel confident and prepared for their future endeavors. You can even take it a step further and include a gift card for a tailor to ensure the perfect fit.

4. Gift Card to a Restaurant

After years of eating ramen noodles and microwavable meals, your graduate will appreciate a gift card to a fancy restaurant.

This is a great way for them to celebrate their graduation with friends and family and enjoy a delicious meal in a relaxed and luxurious setting.

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Darden Restaurants Gift Card


Bloomin’ Brands Outback Steakhouse Multibrand Restaurant Gift Card

5. Fitness Tracker

A fitness tracker is an excellent gift for the health-conscious graduate. It will help them monitor their physical activity, sleep patterns, and overall wellness. You can choose from a variety of options, from basic step counters to advanced smartwatches with GPS tracking and heart rate monitoring.

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Withings Steel HR Sport – Multisport hybrid Smartwatch

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Fitbit Charge 5 Advanced Fitness & Health Tracker with Built-in GPS

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Amazon Halo View Fitness Tracker

6. Laptop

A new laptop is a practical and useful gift for the graduate who is about to start their career. It will help them stay organized, keep track of their work, and stay connected with friends and family. You can choose from various options, from budget-friendly models to high-end laptops with advanced features.

7. Personalized Photo Album

A photo album is a sentimental and thoughtful gift that will help your graduate remember their college years. You can include pictures from their graduation day, photos of their friends, and memories from their time on campus.

Personalize the album with their name or a special message to make it even more special.

8. Subscription to a Magazine or Service

A subscription to a magazine or service is a unique and practical gift that your graduate can enjoy throughout the year.

You can choose from various options, from fitness magazines to streaming services like HBO Max, Netflix or Spotify. This gift will not only be appreciated but will also remind them of you every time they use it.

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Spotify Premium Subscription – You can choose from 3, 6 or 12 months


Netflix Gift Cards


HULU Gift Card

9. Customized Business Card Holder

A customized business card holder is a practical and stylish gift for the new graduate who is about to enter the workforce. You can personalize it with their name, initials, or a special message to make it extra special.

Choose from various materials, from leather to metal, and different designs to suit their style.

Personalized Free Custom Engraving Credit Card Business Card Holder Card Case

Personalized Free Custom Engraving Credit Card Business Card Holder Card Case

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Custom Engraved Business Card Holder for Men and Women 

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Custom Leather Business Card Holder

10. Money

Sometimes the best gift is money. Graduates have a lot of expenses coming their way, from paying off student loans to buying their first car or home. Giving them money will allow them to use it however they see fit and can help relieve some of the financial burden they may face.


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