26 Personalized Graduation Gifts (2024)

Here are our favorite personalized presents that would be wonderful graduation gifts for high school or college. 

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Custom graduation gifts

1. Custom Cord Bracelet (Baublebar)

Create a one-of-a-kind bracelet or bracelet set at Baublebar. Choose a name or phrase up to 12 characters to make this trendy gift especially meaningful. Letters are gold plated over brass and choose from 17 pretty colors for the cord. 

2. Jewelry Case (Leatherology)

This zippered jewelry box is perfect for travel or to use in a drawer to keep valuables out of sight.

3. Zodiac Ring (Etsy)

zodiac rings

These slender zodiac rings have been very popular within the Grown and Flown community and would be a lovely personalized grad gift for your daughter. This Etsy seller has more than 2 million sales.

4. Little Words Project Bracelets (Little Words Project)

When you have something special to say, wear it on your wrist. These custom designs feature a word (or name or number) that’s unique to you (or the lucky recipient). Just choose a crystal or stone bead style and craft a message of up to 13 characters.

5. Bifold Wallet (Leatherology)

thin wallet

This high-quality, leather wallet lets you add a monogram on the outside. It has 8 credit card slots, a single bill compartment, and is very slim. A new wallet is one of our favorite grad gifts.

6. Necklace (Kendra Scott)

Kendra Scott necklace

Jewelry from Kendra Scott is simple, classy, and stylish. Many pieces offer a choice between sterling silver, vermeil gold, or rose gold vermeil. Engraving is FREE.

7. Fine Line iPhone Case (Baublebar)

Choose up to 12 characters and 9 color combinations to personalize an iPhone case for a gift that is very on trend this season. 

8. L.L. Bean Blanket (L.L. Bean)

LL Bean also has luxurious, soft fleece blankets available in six colors.

9. Passport Holder and Luggage Tag Set (Leatherology)

If your teen or young adult is eager to travel the world, this customized passport holder and luggage tag set is an awesome gift for them. Choose from ten colors and consider picking a bright color since unique luggage tags can help identify a bag coming down a conveyor belt at baggage claim.

10. Tumbler or Water Bottle (YETI)

YETI is a wildly popular brand for tumblers, travel mugs, and water bottles. Get your college student one personalized with their grad year, college logo, or name on it. YETI offers many different sizes, colors, and styles.

11. Engravable Jewelry (Pura Vida)

Looking for a new way to make your favorite Pura Vida piece even more special? Customize a ring, bracelet, charm, or necklace with initials, an important date, constellations, or cute symbols. Your message, your way.

12. Tervis Tumbler (Tervis)

Tervis also makes unbreakable tumblers and water bottles that can be customized with photos or names/initials and college logos.

13. Project Repat T-Shirt Quilt (Project Repat)

Does your graduate have WAY too many T-shirts? Project Repat will turn your teen’s old T-shirts into a beautiful quilt. Some ideas are to use sports, school, volunteer, or work shirts. The process is very easy and will make a very thoughtful gift. Your teen can use the quilt as a throw blanket or hang it on the wall for unique dorm room decor.

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14. Keychain and Card Case Set (Leatherology)

You can have your son or daughter’s initials embossed on this leather keychain and matching card case set. Available in five popular colors.

15. Bracelet (Kendra Scott)

Customized jewelry is always so trendy. Kendra Scott has several different styles of bracelets to choose from and many are available in either sterling silver, rose gold vermeil, or rose gold vermeil.

16. Photo Book (Mixbook)

Create a photo book of all of your son or daughter’s favorite memories from either high school or college. You can add photos of their friends, activities, and more. They will be so happy to have all of their awesome memories saved in a book to look back on.

17. Mug (Amazon)

Start a morning cup of coffee or tea with this initial coffee mug which is safe to put in the dishwasher or use in a microwave.

18. Ornament (Amazon)

Do you have a soon-to-be graduate? A graduation ornament is a perfect way to honor them.

19. Map Glasses (Uncommon Goods)

Remind your son or daughter of home or of their college town with this cool map glass set — something that they can use regularly in their kitchen but is also personalized and fun. Sold individually.

20. Word Search Throw Blanket (Uncommon Goods)

This is a very unique gift idea. You can include up to 15 meaningful words like your student’s school, their name, favorite sport, favorite restaurant, favorite activity, and more. Cotton, machine washable.

21. Monogrammed Pillow (Pottery Barn Teen)

Pottery Barn Teen also makes a cute pillow in blue or green stripes.

22. Carry-On Luggage (Mark & Graham)

If your young adults loves traveling this is the perfect gift for them. Monogrammed luggage makes it so that your teen will never get their bag confused with someone else’s in a busy airport where many suitcases look the same.

This monogrammed suitcase is lightweight and features a TSA-approved personal lock, oversized wheels that can spin 360 degrees, and optional expandable zippers.

23. Signet Ring (Kendra Scott)

Kendra Scott offers beautiful engraved rings available in turquoise, gold, or rose gold. Engraving is FREE.

24. Leather Accessories Pouch (Leatherology)

A zippered pouch is ideal for keeping electronics stored in one place. With a water-resistant lining in select colors, it can also be used as a toiletries bag when traveling. Available in 12 colors.

25. Notecards (Minted)

Personalized notecards are a great gift for a grad. They have thank you notes to write and having a set of cards that can be customized with initial, name, colors (think college colors!) and even a photo makes this gift a popular choice.  Take 20% off your first Graduation order at Minted with code GRAD20

26. Leather Tote Bag (Cuyana)

Add a monogram to this gorgeous leather bag so your daughter will never get her tote bag confused with anyone else’s. Available in six colors.

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About Madeleine Korn

Madeleine Korn is a recent graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara. After graduating, she worked in marketing for a cybersecurity company for a year and a half. For the past year, she has been traveling the world while volunteering in hostels. Starting this fall, she will be teaching English in Spain. To learn more, here are her social media accounts: TikTok and Instagram. She loves writing and creating videos and really enjoys working for Grown and Flown!

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