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Celebrate your graduate as they finish high school, college, or even kindergarten! Hand-made crafts and sweets say "I'm proud of you!" so much better than any store-bought decoration. There are fun and easy DIYs for everything you need to throw a party or just add a touch of flair to your graduate's regalia.Continue to 2 of 30 below.
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DIY Chalkboard Speech Bubble
Create some fun photo ops at the graduation party with a chalkboard speech bubble—the perfect photo prop. One great way to help keep guests entertained is to set up a photo booth and invite everyone to take pictures with the speech bubble. You can ask your friends and family to tag it on social media with your party's hashtag.Continue to 3 of 30 below.
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DIY Graduation Confetti Cones
Before your graduate arrives, hand out confetti cones to everyone at the party, so you can all welcome the graduate with showering confetti. Making DIY graduation cones is super easy: Just print the free template, roll them into a cone, and fill them with confetti.Continue to 4 of 30 below.
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DIY Candy Graduation Leis
Leis are traditionally given as a gift when someone is arriving or leaving, which is why they are perfect for new graduates to wear to symbolize the arrival to a new stage in their lives. Instead of the traditional flower leis, you can make this fun candy version.
DIY Candy Graduation Leis Tutorial from Oh Happy DayContinue to 6 of 30 below.
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DIY "Today Is Your Day" CakeContinue to 7 of 30 below.
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DIY Sprinkles Graduation Year
For a whimsical snack table centerpiece, cut the graduation year out of cardboard a0nd cover it in sprinkles!
DIY Sprinkles Graduation Year Tutorial from A J0oyful RiotContinue to 18 of 30 below.
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DIY Cupcake Pennants
Graduation signifies the start of a new adventure, whether that's a celebratory vacation, college, or a new job. These DIY "Adventure awaits" cupcake pennants communicate the perfect sentiment to your graduate and their friends.
DIY Cupcake Pennants Tutorial from Alice And LoisContinue to 19 of 30 below.
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DIY Pennant Flags
This printable pennant banner is perfect for decorating on a budget. Just print the free template, and string the paper flags together for quick and easy party decor.
DIY Hooray Pennant Flags Tutorial from Alice And LoisContinue to 20 of 30 below.
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DIY Graduation Party Centerpiece
Have leftover wine bottles? Paint them gold and stick the graduation year on top for the perfect graduation party centerpiece.
DIY Graduation Party Centerpiece Tutorial from Vicky BaroneContinue to 21 of 30 below.
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DIY Triangle Bunting
Cut out paper triangles in rainbow hues or your graduate's school colors. Hang them all around the party to brighten up your decor.
DIY Triangle Bunting Tutorial from Oh Happy DayContinue to 22 of 30 below.
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DIY School Photo PropsContinue to 23 of 30 below.
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DIY Balloon Photo Backdrop
Nothing says "party" quite like balloons! Create a dramatic focal wall at your party with tons of them. Your Instagram-savvy graduates will appreciate the perfect photo background!
DIY Balloon Photo Backdrop Tutorial from Lovely IndeedContinue to 26 of 30 below.
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DIY Graduation Cupcake Toppers
Don't bother trying to pipe your own hand-drawn caps onto your cupcakes, as black icing often tastes horrible. Instead, top each cupcake with a DIY paper topper.
DIY Graduation Cupcake Toppers Tutorial from Lil' LunaContinue to 27 of 30 below.
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DIY Gumball Graduation Party Favor
Thank all your family and friends for attending your son's or daughter's graduation party with a graduation-themed party favor. This mini tube of gumballs is adorable topped off with a mini graduation cap.
DIY Gum Ball Graduation Party Favor Tutorial from No BiggieContinue to 28 of 30 below.
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DIY Rolo Graduation Cap Party TreatsContinue to 29 of 30 below.
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DIY Bright Future Graduation Favor
Fill up plastic fillable light bulbs with neon-colored candy. Tie on some printable labels and you have the perfect gift for your graduate and all their friends in just a few minutes' time.
DIY Bright Future Graduation Favor Tutorial from Revel and Glitter