25 DIY Graduation Party Decoration Ideas


Graduation is a time for celebration, popping the bubbly, and showing your graduate how proud you are of them! What would a graduation party be without decorations? Decorations convey the theme of your graduation party and add a festive air to the proceedings. Whether you’re celebrating your teen’s high school graduation or your college graduate’s entry into the working world, decorations are always necessary to keep your party in style. Spruce up your graduation party decorations by following these creative ideas rounded up by us.

DIY Graduation Party Decoration Ideas!

Rustic Burlap Table Tag. Put a bundle of flowers in the mason jar vase, tie rustic burlap tag around the neck of it to create the barn graduation party decor with a fresh flavor.

Rustic Burlap Table Tag. Put a bundle of flowers in the mason jar vase, tie rustic burlap tag around the neck of it to create the barn graduation party decor with a fresh flavor.source

An acrylic jar with a cute notepad to write a memory to place inside for the graduation. Every decor detail matches so perfectly to get this graduation party dolled up.

An acrylic jar with a cute notepad to write a memory to place inside for the graduation. Every decor detail matches so perfectly to get this graduation party dolled up.source

Balloon Graduation Party Decor. Decorate the balloons to your heart's content with streamers, garland, ribbons, tassels, silk flowers to dress up the top of your graduation party with a festive decor to set up the tone.

Balloon Graduation Party Decor. Decorate the balloons to your heart’s content with streamers, garland, ribbons, tassels, silk flowers to dress up the top of your graduation party with a festive decor to set up the tone.source

Graduation Decoration Centerpiece. This stunning centerpiece decor features a graduate girl silhouette and huge pom poms down below in single or double color combo as you like. It will catch everyone's attention with no doubt.

Graduation Decoration Centerpiece. This stunning centerpiece decor features a graduate girl silhouette and huge pom poms down below in single or double color combo as you like. It will catch everyone’s attention with no doubt.source

Graduation Banner Decoration. This handmade banner uses sunflower yellow acrylic paint for the swirl accents and ribbons bows of the same color to coordinate with the theme of the party to create a unique and vintage style.

Graduation Banner Decoration. This handmade banner uses sunflower yellow acrylic paint for the swirl accents and ribbons bows of the same color to coordinate with the theme of the party to create a unique and vintage style.source

Graduation Confetti Banner. Use the foam brush to apply mod podge to  numbers and sprinkle on the confetti. Hang in the background for party decorations to create a stunning festive visual effect.

Graduation Confetti Banner. Use the foam brush to apply mod podge to numbers and sprinkle on the confetti. Hang in the background for party decorations to create a stunning festive visual effect.source

Suitcase and Globe Graduation Decoration. Anchor your party set up with this interesting small suitcase and globe. This decoration style matches perfectly with the theme. It bears a good meaning too, you're off to good places! Get on your way!

Suitcase and Globe Graduation Decoration. Anchor your party set up with this interesting small suitcase and globe. This decoration style matches perfectly with the theme. It bears a good meaning too, you’re off to good places! Get on your way!source

Graduation Tassel Ornament. Create such a special graduation keepsake by pulling the top off and place the tassel thread inside recap on the ornament to finish off this interesting graduation decor to get your party dolled up.

Graduation Tassel Ornament. Create such a special graduation keepsake by pulling the top off and place the tassel thread inside recap on the ornament to finish off this interesting graduation decor to get your party dolled up.source

Block Garland Graduation Decor. It's super chic to decorate your graduation party with this gorgeous acrylic block garland for perfect garnishment. The 'Follow Your Dream' picture board coordinate with this graduation party theme perfectly.

Block Garland Graduation Decor. It’s super chic to decorate your graduation party with this gorgeous acrylic block garland for perfect garnishment. The ‘Follow Your Dream’ picture board coordinate with this graduation party theme perfectly. source

Graduation Photo Display Decor. Clip all your photos, awards, graduation hat, diploma and the powder puff medal on the board to display the different stages in your life and recall the glorious time in your past. The photo display must leave a deep impression on every guests.

Graduation Photo Display Decor. Clip all your photos, awards, graduation hat, diploma and the powder puff medal on the board to display the different stages in your life and recall the glorious time in your past. The photo display must leave a deep impression on every guests.source

Graduation Bunting Banners. Ornament your graduation party with these bunting banners come with twine for hanging and some can be personalized with your own photography as well as in your favorite color. It's so fantastic to get your party dressed up in graduation theme.

Graduation Bunting Banners. Ornament your graduation party with these bunting banners come with twine for hanging and some can be personalized with your own photography as well as in your favorite color. It’s so fantastic to get your party dressed up in graduation theme.source

Silver Year Balloon. These silver mylar balloons spell out your graduation party to create a shining focal point for your graduation decor. These year balloons are just so fantastic to set up the festive tone for your graduation party.

Silver Year Balloon. These silver mylar balloons spell out your graduation party to create a shining focal point for your graduation decor. These year balloons are just so fantastic to set up the festive tone for your graduation party.source

The Year in Photos Graduation Decor. Organize printed photos in the shape of your graduation year, add festive colored balloons for an added touch for your graduation decoration to hit the guests with a fantastic and stunning visual effect.

The Year in Photos Graduation Decor. Organize printed photos in the shape of your graduation year, add festive-colored balloons for an added touch for your graduation decoration to hit the guests with a fantastic and stunning visual effect.source

Elegant Graduation Table Decor. Use a chic, black tablecloth filled with flowers, mason jars, gift boxes and painted yearbook with personalized photos of the graduate to create an elegant table decor style to impress every guests come for your great celebration.

Elegant Graduation Table Decor. Use a chic, black tablecloth filled with flowers, mason jars, gift boxes and painted yearbook with personalized photos of the graduate to create an elegant table decor style to impress every guests come for your great celebration.source

Walls of Memories. Highlight the graduation process with photos from baby through senior year to create the personalized memory of the graduate in a unique and interesting style. This graduation decor must be the focal point to attract everyone's attention on the party.

Walls of Memories. Highlight the graduation process with photos from baby through senior year to create the personalized memory of the graduate in a unique and interesting style. This graduation decor must be the focal point to attract everyone’s attention on the party.source

Graduation Centerpiece Stick. Decorate your graduation party with these centerpiece sticks to carry out your party theme. Use a galvanized bucket, Styrofoam, silk flowers as well as a pretty ribbon to finish off your pretty party table decor.

Graduation Centerpiece Stick. Decorate your graduation party with these centerpiece sticks to carry out your party theme. Use a galvanized bucket, Styrofoam, silk flowers as well as a pretty ribbon to finish off your pretty party table decor.source

Graduation Photo Booth Prop. This graduation photo booth prop set include graduation caps, glasses and masks, ties as well as diploma matted as shown with ribbon to create your graduation party a funny decor and set up the tone for your celebration.

Graduation Photo Booth Prop. This graduation photo booth prop set include graduation caps, glasses and masks, ties as well as diploma matted as shown with ribbon to create your graduation party a funny decor and set up the tone for your celebration.source

Circle Paper Garland. This garland is easy to hang on mantels or draped over tables. It will definitely get your graduation party spiced up with its double sides.

Circle Paper Garland. This garland is easy to hang on mantels or draped over tables. It will definitely get your graduation party spiced up with its double sides.source

Fan Backdrop Graduation Decor. It's very necessary to create a beautiful backdrop for your graduation party. Display fans in gold, black and white to match the graduation theme. All the diploma and stars add up for graduation flavor to this backdrop.

Fan Backdrop Graduation Decor. It’s very necessary to create a beautiful backdrop for your graduation party. Display fans in gold, black and white to match the graduation theme. All the diploma and stars add up for graduation flavor to this backdrop.source

Chalkboard Cheers Candy Bouquet Graduation Decor. Personalize the graduate's large photo as the centerpiece, the sturdy metal stand and cone shaped container will add height and interest to your graduation party display.

Chalkboard Cheers Candy Bouquet Graduation Decor. Personalize the graduate’s large photo as the centerpiece, the sturdy metal stand and cone-shaped container will add height and interest to your graduation party display.source

Graduation Party Decoration Luminary. It must be a stunning hit to display these Personalized Graduation Party Centerpiece luminaries at the party. All the guests will enjoy the beautiful glow and ambiance when placed over a battery to operate the tea light.

Graduation Party Decoration Luminary. It must be a stunning hit to display these Personalized Graduation Party Centerpiece luminaries at the party. All the guests will enjoy the beautiful glow and ambiance when placed over a battery to operate the tea light.source

Wooden Sign Graduation Party Decor. Cut out letters and glue to paper plates, attach wooden dowels and stick into the lawn. This graduation decor serves as a direction guide for your party and it can also cut down your party expenditure.

Wooden Sign Graduation Party Decor. Cut out letters and glue to paper plates, attach wooden dowels and stick into the lawn. This graduation decor serves as a direction guide for your party and it can also cut down your party expenditure.source

School Spirit  Garland Graduation Decor. Cut paper into triangles, mark up the sign of your school thread them through to create this graduation pennant garland to reflect the spirit of your school and ornament your graduation party.

School Spirit Garland Graduation Decor. Cut paper into triangles, mark up the sign of your school thread them through to create this graduation pennant garland to reflect the spirit of your school and ornament your graduation party.source

Graduation Party Centerpiece. This glittering 'Class of 2015' table centerpiece for graduation decoration will create a stunning visual effect with the gold glittering mason jar. It will shine your bright future through.

Graduation Party Centerpiece. This glittering ‘Class of 2015’ table centerpiece for graduation decoration will create a stunning visual effect with the gold glittering mason jar. It will shine your bright future through.source

Funny Graduation Decoration. This graduation cap and gown champagne or wine bottle cover is just so fantastic with its funny outlook. It will definitely make the focal point of this graduation party.

Funny Graduation Decoration. This graduation cap and gown champagne or wine bottle cover is just so fantastic with its funny outlook. It will definitely make the focal point of this graduation party.source

Comments

  1. Pat Reply

    All of these ideas are fantastic! I think my favorites are the tassel ornaments and the centerpieces. Thank you so much for sharing!

  2. Jen Reply

    I would just like to thank you so much for this post! The pom pom centerpiece pictured has been sent to me daily by my customers, wanting me to make something similar. I make something almost identical and it’s become even more popular thanks to you!

    All the best,

    Jen
    Owner/Designer
    Pretti Mini

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