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Graduation Parties

When I started a Party Printable business in 2011, I never expected that my busiest season would be GRADUATION! My kids are still young (and let’s face it, it’s been a while since my own graduations, LOL) so I totally underestimated (or maybe forgot) how big of a deal graduations are!

Here are some photos from graduation events I’ve created printables for over the years. I hope they give you ideas for your own grad event. 🙂

Here is the party table, including printables I made for the chocolate bars, framed prints, and Hershey’s Kisses.

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These water bottle wrappers are a quick and inexpensive way to jazz up your party. And they make a fun ‘favor’ that guests can take with them. You can find the printable / digital version here (that you can print on regular copy paper and attach with a bit of tape). And the ones that I print on waterproof paper and ship to you here.

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Here they are in a gold color scheme:

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The graduate’s father is handy with chalk drawings, so he got this chalkboard at Hobby Lobby and drew this for his son…

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These lollipops were made with Candy Melts, long lollipop sticks (both are available at craft stores and Walmart). You can find the molds like these on Amazon.

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These adorable diploma snacks are made with Hostess Ho Hos. Just wrap a ribbon around them, using the school colors. So clever!

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I made cupcake toppers in the school colors, and personalized with the grad’s name and class year. They are part of the collection, or can be ordered individually here (select ‘Graduation’ from the drop-down menu).

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These Hershey’s Kiss stickers (found here) are personalized with name, year, and school colors. They can also be used on Rolos or mini Reece’s Cups.

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Here are the kisses in different colors (I can do pretty much any color combination):

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Here is the banner. The hosts printed 2 copies. They hung one on the pergola in the backyard, and taped the other one to the outdoor bar area.  You can order a banner here in your school colors (select ‘Graduation’ from the drop-down menu).

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I made this frameable print for the hosts, and they got the frame at a dollar store. You can order it individually here (select ‘Graduation’ from the drop-down menu).

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Some examples of how to use the 4-inch medallions included in the Graduation Collection:

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These chocolate bar wrappers are easy to print (on regular copy paper) and wrap around a full-sized Hershey’s bar. They make a great favor as well. Available in collection, or individually here. Graduation chocolate bar wrappers by Renee's Soirees

Other fun pics of some of the creative options host Shana made:

You can make cute diplomas using Pirouette cookies (made by Pepperidge Farm):

Grad party diploma pirouettes on Renee's Soirees

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I also made these candy grad caps for a preschool graduation party. They were a huge hit (photo credit TurnerFamilyx4 and instructions are found on Bakerella here):

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I have also done graduation invitations with an emoji theme:

Emoji / Texting Invitation by Renee's Soirees

AND I have also done invitations for preschool and kindergarten graduation parties:

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Collection (including invitation found here):

Kindergarten graduation printable collection by Renee's Soirees

I hope you found some helpful ideas here for ways to celebrate your own proud graduate!

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