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Help a Mom: Graduation gift ideas

Posted April 10, 2012 8:45 p.m. EDT
Updated April 11, 2012 12:16 p.m. EDT

Graduation season will be here before you know it and one sister is on the ball.

Here's what she wrote:

This gift is really for my sister, who is graduating from high school, but I thought other moms might have or want insight. My sister has a lot of things (computer, iPhone, digital camera, car...) so she doesn't need a whole lot for college that she won't get from our parents. I was hoping someone might have a suggestion for a meaningful gift that an 18-year-old would appreciate. I might do a photo collage, but other ideas would be helpful!

I had one idea: I featured Julianne Walther, owner of Patchwork Memories, a couple of months ago. She makes T-shirt quilts which are popular graduation gifts. I'd love to hear other suggestions.

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