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Do you love unique graduation gifts? We have a great idea for you today. Giving money for graduation has never been easier! This fun gift idea will leave them laughing however they will love what is inside this great shadow box frame. Love this and looking for another idea? I was inspired to create this by my friend over at 30 Minute Crafts.
Supplies to make unique graduation gifts:
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- Shadowbox frame (I used this one)
- White vinyl
- Transfer tape
- Silhouette or other craft cutter
- Weeding tool (optional)
- Plain black or other color card stock
The shadowbox that I used comes pre-painted. If you are using one that is plain, be sure to paint it before beginning. Design text for the front of the shadowbox in the Silhouette software. You want it the same size as the glass in the front of your frame. Cut the text from white vinyl.
Weed out all excess vinyl. I like to use a weeding tool to aid with this. Be sure to get the centers of all of the letters. Use transfer tape to lift the vinyl from the backing.
Place on the glass and press down well. Use a credit card or other flat tool to burnish well.
Pick up the transfer tape and your vinyl should be left on the glass.
You will want to add a plain colored card stock to the back of your shadowbox. I used a black corrugated.
Add in any amount of money you wish to make these great unique graduation gifts.
Who wouldn’t want to receive this as a graduation gift! Giving money for graduation is one of the best presents you can give and we just made it unique and a bit fun as well!
The best part?? They don’t have to actually break the glass to get to the cash! The front glass slides off easily allowing them to access their gift anytime they want.
If you are looking for unique graduation gifts, look no further! The graduate in your life with love this thoughtful gift idea.
Want more ideas for graduation gifts? Check out the links below!
- Make Your Own Graduation Card
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- Graduation Gift in a Jar
- T-Shirt Graduation Quilt
- Rolo Graduation Gift
- and 20 more handmade graduation gift ideas