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Top 6 Curated Gift Boxes for Graduation

FILED IN: Education, Gift Guides, Holiday & Seasonal, Ready-to-Ship Gifts

Posted By: Jamie Kutchman

It's almost that time of year again; graduation season! The time has finally come for your grad to walk across the stage, accept their diploma, and kick off a brand new chapter in their life. So, we've rounded up our top graduation gifts to show them just how proud you are of their milestone achievement. 

As the graduate in your life prepares to enter the next stage of theirs, you'll want to congratulate them with the perfect gift. Gifts to help them set up a successful office or prepare for their job search is ideal for this next phase of life.

Self-care gift boxes are also a great alternative and unexpected - but greatly appreciated - graduation gift idea! We've found graduation self-care and relaxation themed gifts to be a wonderful idea for those new grads who can enjoy some 'me-time' and make sure to maintain a work-life balance post graduation and into their careers.

Keep reading for tons of thoughtful and unique gift ideas that any friend, family member or parent can give to the graduate. Caps off!

Shop Graduation Gift Idea: 'Graduation Day'

Your grad will appreciate our signature 'Graduation Day' gift set with items that help celebrate their graduation and feel useful for the next chapter of their life. Whether you can join their graduation party with a gift in hand or you need to mail the gift out of town, this curated gift box is hand picked for graduates ready to tackle life after school.

This gender neutral graduation gift box is filled with a life lessons book titled "The Last Lecture", a congratulations themed soy candle to spruce up their new work space, a S'Well brand tumbler for keeping their beverage at the perfect temperature, gourmet sweet & salty popcorn for a savory snack and champagne bubbles candy for a sweet indulgence.



Graduation Gift Idea: 'Office Space'

Transitioning from school to work is just a little easier now with our signature 'Office Space' gift box filled with office must-haves. Sometimes a gift like this is just what the graduate needs to tackle their new job. Office spaces can perk up with these luxury items to perk up their work space.

This sophisticated office themed gift box includes a chic blue journal and a set of 3 felt tipped pens for those important work notes, a cactus desk grow kit to spruce up the desktop, chic task adhesive notes, a clip on ring light for those new workspace videos, a sparkling energy water to perk up their work day, and technology cleaning wipes for a clean surface each work day.

Graduation Gift Idea: 'New Hire'

Celebrate your grad who landed their new job with a gift that says, "you're going to be great!" Our signature 'New Hire' gift box is fully loaded with all the office necessities to help them settle into their new role at work. Graduates will appreciate receiving this gift box with goodies for their new desk at their new job!

This gift box for a graduate with a new job includes a sleek wireless phone charging pad for their desk, an artisan ceramic mug for their AM (or let's face it, PM) coffee breaks, gourmet sweet & salty popcorn for a convenient snack, chic adhesive task notes for organization, and champagne bubbles candy to pregame work happy hour!






Graduation Gift Idea: 'Rise & Grind'
Some work days deserve a jolt of energy with a caffeine kick with our signature 'Rise & Grind' gift box. It's the perfect gift for the graduate to get through the daily grind with sips of coffee and tea, plus organized notes in their new workspace. They'll wake up and enjoy the fresh start with every new day at their new job.

This energizing graduation gift box includes small-batch coffee for them to sip and savor in their new teakwood tumbler, artisan jasmine green tea for the soothing sip of caffeine, a coffee themed 'still brewing' journal paired with a gold pen for organized note taking, a set of two miniature jars of honey for a sweet treat, a set of adhesive notes to keep track of daily tasks, and a coffee body scrub to enjoy outside of the workday!

Graduation Gift Idea: 'Congrats'

A slam dunk gift for every type of grad, this 'Congrats' gift box does all the talking for you. This versatile gift box was created to help you say 'congrats on the graduation'. It's the perfect way to recognize their accomplishments and celebrate their successes of completing school and earning that degree.

This chic congratulatory gift box is filled with goodies like gourmet cardamom crisp cookies, a luxe gardenia scented candle, and champagne infused gummy bears - presented in a sophisticated white box, and topped with a gold satin ribbon and a letterpress calligraphy "congrats' gift tag!





Graduation Gift Idea: 'Desk For Success'

Send them off into the "real world" with a gift that they will actually use at their new job. Our signature 'Desk For Success' graduation gift box is perfectly themed to new jobs and new workspaces. Filled with items they'll enjoy using after graduation and as they embark on their career, the graduate will be all smiles when they receive this mailer gift box.

To get those creative work vibes flowing, this gift box includes two sparkling energy waters in a tangy grapefruit flavor, a chic brown notebook to keep thoughts organized, a set of pens in fun colors with motivating phrases, a pack of espresso energy bites, and two peanut butter and dark chocolate flavored Kind Bars to satisfy those afternoon snack cravings.



Graduations are a major milestone in life and definitely one to be celebrated! We hope you found some gifting inspiration for to help you celebrate your grad. Don't miss our entire collection of graduation gifts for every type of grad.

All graduation gift boxes include a complimentary handwritten note card with message of your choice for a personal touch, and free U.S. shipping. 

Happy grad gifting!


When it comes to corporate gifting, gifts for your business, or gifts for your company's employees, clients or events, there are three unique ways to gift with Marigold & Grey.

#1: Custom Gift Design Service

If you're interested in elevated branded gifts for your company for employee appreciation, holiday or any corporate event in between, please get in touch with us to ask about our custom corporate gift design services. We'd love to work with you or your team to create something that reflects your company's brand with limitless options for customization to include branding the packaging, gift contents, printed collateral, and more. 

#2: Add-Your-Own-Logo Program (i.e. Semi-Custom Gifts)

In addition to custom gift design, we also offer a thoughtful semi-custom gift design program with low order minimums and your company's logo and brand on each gift you send. Our Add-Your-Own-Logo Program is perfect for businesses that want to send company branded gifts either all at once for an event or particular marketing campaign OR throughout the year, on demand as you need them, for special occasions like employee appreciation, birthdays, client thank-you gifts, and more.

#3: Ready-to-Ship Collection in our Online Shop

For curated gift sets and themed gift baskets that are easy to send for any occasion in life or work, don't forget to shop our curated collection of ready-to-ship gift boxes with quick turnarounds and no order minimums. These ship out within 1-3 business days; rush next-day shipping is also available at checkout.

Images: Lissa Ryan Photography 
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