This past weekend we were blessed with an opportunity to celebrate 2 homeschool grads and, coming up this weekend, we will shout "congrats" to a long-time family friend who walks her commencement with a local Christian school.
My go-to gifts for graduates usually include a favorite and transformational book (currently, What Every Christian Ought To Know by Adrian Rogers), a snazzy cup or mug, Smarties (cause the graduate is an official "Smarty-pants" now!) and some other little bit of celebratory paraphernalia. This year I chose party poppers.
The tricky part came when I went to shop for gift bags, the Buck Mart (aka, Dollar Store) was sold out... so I decided to get those creative juices flowing...
The gift bags...
gift bags (mine came as a package of 2)
1 package grad decor (mine had 3 signs and 4 tassels strung along a ribbon line)
double-sided sticky tape
To complete the bow....
When I was done I had plenty of tissue paper, 1 "Congrats 2019 Grad" sign and 1 pompom left. This concept could be used for any gift-giving situation where you may want to go a little 'outside the box' in your gift wrap! The craziest part? The next bags I do like these will be for my youngest's high school graduation next year!!!
What ideas do you have for cost-effective gift giving... or wrapping... for graduation (or other special occasions)?
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