One of my family members had hers done last year and it was an all-white theme which was gorgeous , but pity it cost so much money. Obviously, if you’re here today, it’s because you don’t want to drop thousands on a party especially if the next step in your life is university/college/grad school where tuition fees are killer. Fancy doesn’t mean expensive, especially not in my world. In true The Wardrobe Stylist fashion, much of what’s below is an easy DIY project away.
DIY Graduation Party Ideas
From themed food, to drinks to party favours, below you will get everything you need to host the perfect graduation party. At the end, make sure to download your checklist courtesy of The Grad to make sure you stay on track.
These glitter graduation hat shaped cookies and cupcakes from Kristy Murphy are sure to impress your guests.
The popcorn bar from Hostess With The Mostess is sure to delight people as they walk around a grab a couple of handfuls to satisfy their tastebuds.
Make your drinks pop with Glitter in my Tea’s graduation hat straw toppers to ensure it grabs your guests’ attention.
Make your guests feel special by giving them your DIY pots topped with a graduation hat and diploma inspired by We Share Ideas. Fill it with candy, chocolates, or pot de pourri.
Add a printable to your party favour, as well as to your dishes and drinks on the table to give them style and pizzaz.
Invitation & Thank You Cards
For your graduation invitation and thank you cards, you want to make sure they are one of a kind, stylish, that leave a lasting impression on your guests.
Almost Unlimited Colors – Basic Invite’s graduation announcements 2018 cards are one of the few options that allows customers almost unlimited colour choices with instant previews online.
Once you select a design you can:
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- pick from an array of peel and seal envelopes colours to make it stand out even before it is opened.
- share a link on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other form of social media to request your friends and family’s addresses to get them stored in the customer’s account to have them printed later.
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Why not turn a Jenga game into a guestbook like Must Have Mom did? Pretty unique a memorable!
Pink Peppermint Design got it right. Her table decor is on point with a ton of colour and meaningful messages.
Adding fun arrows and a dream catcher amplifies the graduation message, just like Kara’s Party Ideas did so well.
Decorate your walls with this balloon garland by Studio DIY, giving your room a punch of colour and animation.
Collect the best photos and add them as a memory collage to decorate your wreath just like Yesterday on Tuesday.
Vicky Barone had a great idea of turning bottles into a centrepiece that’s sure to catch everyone’s attention.
Alternately, add some decorative props to a mason jar with some glitter to glam up your table.
A photo booth with props is a great entertainment feature that people can flock to and enjoy some individual or group selfie time. Robb Restyle has build up a great one for you to get inspired from.
Graduation Party Checklist
The Gist of it
Planning and executing a graduation party that’s fancy and funky doesn’t have to be expensive. With a few simple DIY projects and some helping hands, the best decor, food, drink and invitation card ideas come out, personalized to the graduate’s liking.
What ideas do you have for a graduation party?
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