We’ve rounded up a great list of gift ideas for graduation — some of which would be perfect for Father’s Day, too, by the way — to make gift giving super easy and stress free!
FOR THE GIRLS
A lovely addition to a desk or bureau, these paperweights are sure to summon good thoughts and warm feelings when looked upon. Available for $43 at Table Matters.
Handmade by Mississippian Carrie Cox, these blessing bowls make for a pretty and functional gift. Arrange several together for display or to house rings and small earrings on a vanity. Available for $45 at Table Matters.
These fun, leather, seven-inch notebook covers can be used year after year since you can easily insert a new spiral notebook. Take notes in meetings, make “to do” lists or jot down thoughts. Available in a selection of colors, they also can be monogrammed for an added touch. Available for $89 at Marjorie Johnston & Co. Interiors and Design/Jojo Home.
Spongellé Infused Body Buffers
Infused with exotic extracts, rich moisturizers and gentle cleansers, Spongellé Body Buffers will keep your skin moisturzied and glowing use after use. Available in five fragrances: Coconut Verbena, Ginger Bergamot, French Lavender, Bulgarian Rose and Papaya Yuzu at Gus Mayer.
Every gal can use a new makeup case. Add a monogram or name for that extra touch. Available for $23.50 at Shoefly.
These Leslie Curtis leather cuffs can be personalized with a name, date or monogram. Starting at $49 and available at Shoefly.
The Jessica Necklace
The Jessica is an 18-inch necklace with hand-wrapped gray freshwater pearls and vintage crystals with mixed chain styles. The signature Ex Voto toggle closure is at the front. Available for $249 at Ex Voto.
Remind them they will never be far from home with this cozy tee. Available for $25 at Snoozy’s Kids in Crestline Village.
Keep things tidy with this burlap bin. It’s great for the car, dorm or apartment. Available for just $19 at Smith’s Variety.
These terry-lined beach towels are sure to come in handy over the summer. Available for $71 at A’Mano.
Alabama Is My Happy Place Travel Mug
Fill this cute travel mug with candy for a graduation gift that’s sure to make the recipient feel happy. Available for $13 at Smith’s Variety.
Take Flight Travel Bags
Whether her plans call for traveling near or far, these travel bags will ensure that she gets there with all the essentials. Available for $28 at A’Mano.
Make note writing easy with a personalized set of stationery. Available for $1 per card at Please Reply.
Brighten up a new living space with this gorgeous pink elephant pillow. Available for $200 at Table Matters.
Personalized Laundry Bag
While we can’t guarantee that this laundry bag won’t end up back on mom’s doorstep, we can vouch for its sturdy construction and super cuteness. Personalize with name, monogram or Greek letters. Available for $26 from 3 Little Mustard Seeds on Etsy.
Etiquette Book for Young Women
Every girl could use this guide because good manners are the key to making great first impressions, forging lasting friendships and enjoying all that life brings your way. Available for $12 at Little Professor.
FOR THE BOYS
Chris Lilly, a world-renowned pit master, offers up many grilling tips and easy-to-follow instructions in Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ Book and the recently released cookbook Fire & Smoke. Perfect for the college grad who’s imagining that first apartment with a grill on the balcony. Available for $25 at Table Matters.
Beer Tasting Flight Set
A great collection of barware for the beer-loving college grad who’s setting up house, this tasting set will allow him to savor the hops. Available for $60 at Lamb’s Ears.
Jon Hart Personalized Cool-It Koozies keep your drink of choice ice-cold. Durable, coated canvas is lined with insulating foam and comes with a leather patch on the front that you can have personalized with your name or initials. Available for $30 at Please Reply.
Southern Tide Flip Flops
Graduation beach trip? These flip flops are perfect. Available for $69 at Mobley & Sons.
The Art of Shaving
Lather up! The 4 Elements of The Perfect Shave® kit will ensure optimal results while guarding against ingrown hairs, razor burn and nicks and cuts. Kit contains Pre-Shave Oil Pump (1 fl. oz.), Shaving Cream Pump (1.5 fl. oz.), Genuine Badger Shaving Brush and After-Shave Balm Pump (1 fl. oz.). All meet the TSA travel guidelines! Available for $60 at Gus Mayer.
Peter Millar golf shirts are comfortable and stylish. Available for $85 at Mobley & Sons.
Send them off in style with Jon Hart luggage. Dopp kits, makeup cases, duffels, laundry bags, garment bags and more — these quality pieces can be personalized and will have them soaring to new heights. Available for $30 at Please Reply.
Etiquette Book for Young Men
Just as the young ladies need up-to-date etiquette guidelines, our young men also will benefit from a handy guide for what to do, when to do it and why. Available for $14 at Little Professor.
There you have it. Gift giving made easy!