With the end of the school year fast approaching and graduation just days away, you might be saying bye bye to your besties for summer break. Or, worse yet, you may be saying so long to your nearest and dearest as you part ways for careers after college. Though your friendships will remain despite the distance, we love the idea of commemorating those special friendships with something sweet, whether it’s a DIY project you craft up together or a fun activity. Scroll on for some stellar ways to commemorate your friendship that will be remembered well past graduation.

1. DIY Beaded Bracelets: What better way to commemorate a friendship than with a classic friendship bracelet? We love these two twists on the traditional bracelet for an updated, modern look. (via Brit + Co)

2. DIY Instagram Magnets: Surely you and your bestie have documented your friendship on Insta. Whip up some adorable DIY magnets with your favorite snapshots. (via Sundae Sins)

3. Countdown Candle: Not seeing your BFF for a while? DIY this yummy birthday-cake-scented candle to help count down the days until your next visit. (via Brit + Co)

4. Wire Word Friendship Bracelets: Set up a DIY night with your besties prior to parting ways and craft up some of these statement bracelets. (via Brit + Co)

5. Family-Style Dinner: Hosting a “family dinner” is the perfect way to gather your group of friends one last time before parting ways. Share a good meal, reminisce and create some new memories along the way. After all, friends are the family you choose, right? (via Melanie Duerkopp)

6. Secret Message Watercolor Cards: DIY this watercolor card as a fun way to share a going away message with a friend. (via Brit + Co)

7. DIY Spa Trio: This scrub, cream and soak trio is just what your pals need to relax after finals and to prep for the adventures ahead. (via PopSugar)

8. Liberty Braided Friendship Bracelets: Grab some pretty fabric and intertwine with nylon cording for a new spin on the friendship bracelet your BFF will love. (via The Purl Bee)

9. Layered Necklace: If friendship bracelets aren’t your style, put those skills to good use to create this delicate layered necklace set. (via Brit + Co)

10. Colorful Candles: All you need is a little tissue paper, some fun printables and a heat gun to make these gorg candles a reality. (via Brit + Co)

11. 4 Fresh Friendship Bracelets: Kick your basic friendship bracelet up a notch by adding some hardware. We’re loving the mix of simple string with gold accents, and we bet your besties will love it too. (via Brit + Co)

How do you plan to commemorate your friendships after graduation? What do you and your besties like doing together? Chat with us in the comments!