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Let the celebration commence!

Cap off the grad’s big day with these fun graduation decorations

By Zoe Karro
DIY Graduation Decorations

Got a new grad in the family? Here are a few graduation decoration ideas to help you make a big deal of his or her accomplishment. So let the crafting and baking commence—and don’t forget to say “Congratulations!”

Graduation Centerpiece

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Crafter level: Easy

Time needed: 20 minutes

Download the Graduation Centerpiece instructions


Tassel Garland

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Crafter level: Easy

Time needed: 5 minutes per tassel

Download the Tassel Garland instructions


Mortarboard Cake

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Crafter level: Easy

Time needed: 2 hours

Download the Mortarboard Cake instructions and recipe


Hallmark photo stylist Zoe Karro has spent her life rearranging all sorts of things, from words to art supplies to shag carpets. "If you rearrange long enough," she says, "the story pops into place and feels j-u-s-t right."