Spring is the season for procrastination — all the green gardens to peruse, all the baseball to watch — especially in the area of buying graduation gifts. If you have got a graduation party you have got to go to and are unsure of what to get, here are five foolproof ideas that your grad will not be getting from anyone else.
Solar System Business Card Case, $18.00
Soon enough your grad will have business cards, or perhaps you’ll find out she already does as she hands you her card at the party. A way to tell her that you think she’s “out of this world” is this solar system business card case. With a dash of whimsy and a heavy helping of practicality, this case is a decent price and will set your grad apart from the crowd.
Louis C. Tiffany Favrile Ballpoint Pen, $35.00
Tell your grad you want to stay in touch in more ways than one with this luxury, classy ballpoint pen. Inspired by the design of an actual Tiffany lamp, this pen will make your grad look sharp, not to mention it will come in use with writing thank you notes for graduation gifts. A savvy instrument for the transition into adulthood, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s pen is stylish and mature.
Classic Leather Travel Journal, $48.00
Your grad may be taking a trip on a post-college soul searching journey, or her trip might be more metaphorical as she grows up. Either way, with this deluxe leather travel journal, your grad will have a place to pour out her thoughts. More sophisticated than a spiral bound notebook, this journal will be the perfect vehicle for your grad to process her new life post-graduation.
Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience by William Blake, $2.25
First published in 1794, William Blake’s collection of poetry and paintings, Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, are essential reading for anyone trying to understand childhood and maturity. These timeless poems will strike a note of recognition in anyone’s heart and will count among the most meaningful pieces of literature your grad will ever read in or out of school.
iTunes Gift Cards $10-$100
Now that the hard work is over, your grad can get caught up on her favorite TV shows. Detoxing by indulging in TV or movies is the perfect way to recover from a grueling semester of college. An iTunes gift card in the amount you wish to give will always be welcomed.