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It’s easy to show off the most memorable moments from your school career without breaking the bank.
Photo decorations can be a great way to set the tone at your graduation party.
TheIt is important to decide where to place them and how to make sure guests see them.
These are eight of the most beautiful, easy, and attractive ways to make your home stand out. Grad party decoration ideas and tips using photos that you’ll ever find.
They can be doubled as keepsakes that the family can keep and treasure. We were all touched by each of them. Grad parties we’ve attended and we’re sure they will on your guests too.
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1. Easy DIY “Friends” Photo DisplayIdea
Without our friends, how would we be able to get through school?
Friends are probably one of the things you’ll miss most about your school career so give them their own special place at your party with a designated display or display area.
Create a stringed photo garland featuring photos of your most treasured memories.
If you’re hanging all of your pictures on one wall then make a special section labeled, “Friends”. We’ve even seen grad parties that had a special board or photo wall section dedicated to “Frenemies” and “Enemies”.
Label cheap posterboard at a dollar store and hang your favourite pictures with wire and clothespins.
However you choose to honor your friends isn’t important, it’s reliving and remembering all of the special relationships and milestones you shared together that counts.
2. Graduation Photos Banner
You can make a complete set of photos that showcases every year of your school’s history. It puts all of your school grad photos in one place for your guests to enjoy, and it’s dirt cheap!
Photo Garland is available on Amazon for just dollars. Or you can make your own banner with string and dollar store cardstock.
Start with a fresh sheets of cardstock, write or print labels starting with the Graduate’s first Kindergarten school photo and end with their current one, attach the labels (if you printed them out), poke holes and hang on string for an easy grad party decoration. It could be attached to a string with clothespins.
3. Driveway Decoration: Trip down Memory Lane
This clever option will allow you to save all your School Photos. It will also let guests know that your home is theirs.
To give your guests a nostalgic trip down the memory lane, glue photos of your graduates from Kindergarten through present to card stock.
This can be done in long hallways and entrance ways, or in your backyard.
4. Wall of Memories Display
Designate one wall purely for the Graduate’s photos. This wall is ideal for behind the table where people will spend time looking at the photos.
You can also make different “walls” such as the friends wall, the graduation wall etc that display coordinating photos. YourYou can sign the photos as a year book.
Blueprint paper is a great option for large scale photography that you can print easily and affordably through thegoneapp.com.
You can take great photos after the party and give them to your family or friends.
5. DIY Graduation Photo Bouquets & Centerpieces
The best way to make your guests happy is to incorporate photos into the centerpieces of your table.
You can make beautiful personalized centerpieces in a few easy steps.
Your favorite photos of the are glued together GradTape to card stock and insert a vase, flower arrangement or potted plant.
This can also be done using clothespins and knitting skewers.
Use a hot glue gun to glue the clothespin and skewer together and then clip the pic in. This is the easiest way to do it.
ForIf you have a black and grad party colour scheme, black and white photos should be printed on gold or black cardstock. It gives a sleeker more sophisticated look that’s also great for evening parties.
ForYou can make a great keepsake for your guests by gluing photos to your vases, jars or pots using Mod Podge.
This takes just a few minutes and can be done with any glass container or container you have. To match your color scheme you can even paint the jar before glueing the photos.
If you’re short on time you can even just take an empty glass jar and stick a photo in it for an easy centerpiece.
This will not only make an elegant and rustic Graduation party decoration centerpiece guests will be sure to notice, but something you can use long after the party’s over.
Make sure to make an Simple photo candleYou can use wax paper, tissue paper, or candles. These are also great gifts for Graduation.
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6. Ultimate Grad Picture Collage Wooden Displays
If your party is outdoors or you’re short on wallspace, make a cheery and adorable ultimate GradYou can create a party collage wall with simple wooden pieces, such as shutters and pallet wood, railings and trellises.
Pallet wood is usually available at no charge in any large-sized store that ships pallets. We’ve gotten pallet wood from the stock room at Trader Joe’s and even Walmart, just ask the store.
You can also use old shutters or plastic trellises that you have in your garden. Hang the photos with string and clothespins.
This allows you combine all your school photos, friend photos and school memories into one place.
Don’t want to use pallet wood? Pick an indoor or exterior wall or tree, and then stick or string your photos on it with clothespins.
You can decorate it with balloons, lights or garland and label each section or tree “friends”, “teachers”, “family” etc.
How about a wooden slab of “Memories” (Photo Credit thegoneapp.com).
Use Wood railingYou can make rustic displays for indoors and outdoors. Lattice could also be used.
ForAn indoor party makes the ultimate photo display table. This is a great idea if you have lots of photos and limited space.
You can make a folding stand up table display out of poster board from the dollar store or pallet wood and make designated photo albums for pics of “Family”, “Friends”. “Teachers”, “Memories” etc, to place on the table.
These albums will be a hit with family and friends! It’ll be a popular table and a great way to fit all of your photos in one place.
7. Giant Number Photo Collage
This stunning photo display and decor idea is affordable. Make a collage of your favourite photos.
You can also designate a group of photos for each number, if it is large enough. ForExample: Family pictures for the 2, GradPhotos for the 0, Friends photos for 2 and so on.
You can use black and white photos or color. Or both! DisplayThe numbers on an outdoor or indoor wall or fence.
The food table is always a good option when all else fails.
If you don’t have or don’t want to deal with cutting cardboard, just stick the pictures directly on the wall with double stick tape.
This idea can be used indoors or outdoors and creates a beautiful focal point for any party.
8. Hanging Vertical Photo Displays
This is a great idea if you don’t have a lot of counter or floor space. These picture frames can be hung from ceilings or placed above tables.
These are inexpensive and simple to make. All you need is some string and a hole puncher.
They can be hung anywhere guests are likely to spend a lot of their time. You can use large 8x10s, small 5x8s or both.
String and clothespins, paper clips or paper clips can be used to hang photos from a table that has photo albums or food. Either indoor or outdoor it’s a cheap, quick, and easy idea.
9. Easy Ribbon Hoop Garden Picture Display
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These were made of a hula-hoop and ribbon. These Hula Hoop Garden Graduation Party PictureDisplays would look great indoors and outdoors.
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10. Simple DIY Graduation Photo DisplayWreath
Make this DIY Graduation Photo Decor wreath and hang it on the front door. It can be made from Dollar store materials such as a pool noodle or card stock.
These ideas will help you save time, money, hassle, so that you can have more fun and create lasting memories.
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