Graduation in Style: Crafts, Recipes, & Gift Ideas



Treat your grad like royalty with these graduation party must-haves!

1.) Graduation Photo Banner 

Relive your graduate’s school years with a fun photo banner starting from kindergarten to present day!

What You Will Need:

*Photo prints


*Glue stick

*Construction paper/Card stock

For design inspiration visit Graduation Photo Banner.

2.) Bite-Sized Mortarboards

Kick the graduation party treats up a notch with these festive candies!

What You Will Need:

*Mini reeses’s cups 

*Chocolate squares (for the mortarboard base) 

*Sour belts (for the tassel)

*Cake pop stick (to hold up the candies) 

For step-by-step instructions visit Bite-Sized Mortarboards 

3.) New Job Jar 

Make your grad is prepared to enter to job market with a jar full of supplies!

What You Will Need:

*Glass jar

*Chalkboard paint


*Thumbtacks/Paper clips

*Post-it notes



*Hand sanitizer 

For complete instructions and more jar ideas visit New Job Jar.

4.)  Smarties Diplomas 

Use Smarties candies to create a cute and memorable diploma decoration/treat!

What You Will Need:




*Mod podge


*Hot glue

For full instructions visit Smarties Diplomas.

5.) Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade

This refreshing and easy to make recipe is sure to be a hit at any grad party!

What You Will Need:



*Lemon juice


*Sparkling water or Club soda

*Fresh mint



For the full recipe visit Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade.

6.) Post Grad Supplies

A post graduate needs everything from cookbooks to gift cards galore!

For post graduate gift ideas visit Graduation Gifts.