It’s officially graduation season! We know the hostess in you can’t wait to get started with planning for the ultimate graduation party so here are a few ideas you might want to test out this year. Start shopping by clicking on the photos.
Wear them proud!
From a simple DIY “congratulations” banner to nostalgic throw-back photos of the graduate, now’s the time to put them on display!
Evergreen Flag & Garden Graduation Congratulations Vertical Flag
Say it with a flag! We’re sure this vibrant banner will be a great addition to your graduation party.
The James Lawrence Company Graduation Framed Graphic Art
Unique framed wall art piece features slots for Graduation photos, along with a sentiment to tie everything together.
Dax Manufacturing Inc. Certificate Frame
Protect graduation certificates from wear and tear. Great for display too!
Serve tasty desserts.
Entice your guests’ senses by serving tasty desserts in a lovely fashion. How about a dessert table, to start? Check out some items you could use below.
Artland Simplicity Cake Stand
The graduation cake should take center stage in the dessert table! Have it on display with this simple yet elegant cake stand.
Chef Buddy Cupcake Dessert Stand
Display your desserts and appetizers with this 7 piece dessert stand from Chef Buddy. This 3-tier collapsible dessert stand comes apart and stores the pieces in its base. Adorn with flowers and the dessert stand becomes a beautiful center piece!
Creative Gifts International 13 Piece Dessert Set
Perfect for any gathering professional or otherwise this 13 piece dessert set includes 6 serving cups, 6 spoons and a spiral rack to hold it all beautifully. Win over your guest with the look of your spread before they ever get a chance to take a taste.
Fill up the drink bar/station.
You can never have too much drinks at a graduation party so serve them big and let guests drink to their fill!
Style Setter Ice Cold Beverage Dispenser
Keep beverages cold and readily available with this dispenser! It comes with a metal lid so refilling is pretty easy. Use this for lemonade, punches, water, sangria and more!
Cypress Beverage Dispenser
This set of beverage dispensers makes a great addition to your back yard graduation barbeque party during the warm summer months. Set includes two containers with dispensing spigots and a metal stand.
Schott Zwiesel Convention Tritan Pre / After Dinner Glass
Simplistic and stylish, the Schott Zwiesel Convention Tritan Pre / After Dinner Glass (Set of 6) is an excellent addition to your dining table. Its design consists of sleek lines and a thick base with smooth corners. These glasses are perfect for use in casual and formal gatherings, as well as high profile parties.
Go for simple home décor.
Simplicity is beauty and the same goes for home décor. If you have a specific theme in mind, though, go ahead and splurge on décor! Still, avoid overdoing it by crowding the graduation party venue with too much decorations.
Birch Lane Mariana Runner
The Mariana runner features cool blue stripes on pure cotton. Use the entire collection to add a dash of color to the table for your graduation party.
Birch Lane Josie Woven Napkins
Designed to mix or match, these napkins bring lively color to everyday meals and special occasions, such as your graduation party!
Blossom Bucket Scrapper 4 Piece Graduation Sculpture Set
Place these adorable resin sculptures just about anywhere you like!
Create a tribute to the graduate.
A graduation party is first and foremost, for the graduate. Make him/her feel special! And no, we don’t mean overly extravagant gifts. See what you can gift him/her below.
Birch Lane Chalkboard Cafe Sign
Your call for messages and well-wishes is sure to command extra attention when written on this petite standing blackboard adorned with scrolling metal trim.
Lexington Studios Home and Garden The Graduate Memory Box
This memory albumbox is the ultimate personalized gift! You can address the envelope to the graduate, return address will be the high school or college and add the year of graduation to the books! Use this memory album to display photos, invitations, and other mementos of that special day.
Quickway Imports Small Suitcase
Here’s a cool idea from Wayfair: go for a travel theme and set a small suitcase on a table. Fill it with cards, money, and of course, best wishes for the new graduate!
Have a blast!
You’ll never know if your hosting skills put together another successful party until you’ve actually partied yourself. So don’t forget to enjoy the event and indulge, for the last hurrah!