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    31 Grad Party Ideas You'll Want To Steal Immediately

    You'll be ~grad~ you tried these out.

    1. DIY these tissue paper numbers in your school colors to mark the year of graduation.

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    Get the tutorial here.

    2. Hang a chalkboard backdrop for an easy classroom-themed photo booth.

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    It's as easy as chalkboard contact paper. Check it out here.

    3. Or use a Polaroid frame for on-the-go photo ops.

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    Use dry erase markers to write the date, or have guests write a little message. Get this one on Etsy.

    4. Print these school superlatives for guests to use in the photo booth.

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    You''ll be voted "best host." Get the printables here.

    5. Or get grad caps and glitter 'staches to dress up pictures.

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    Buy this set on Etsy.

    6. Set out a sign with your party hashtag to easily look at everyone's photos later.

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    Get the printable here.

    7. Set out a tray of "class ring" pops for guests of all ages.

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    Never graduate from the ring pop stage.

    8. Or make these s'mores pops with chocolate grahams and marshmallows.

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    Get the delicious how-to here.

    9. Sweet and salty pretzel rods will take you to the top of the class.

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    Get the recipe here.

    10. Mini Reese's, chocolate squares, and sour belts make perfect bite-size mortarboards.

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    Get the full tutorial here.

    11. And nothing is easier than tying a ribbon around Pirouette cookies to look like diplomas.

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    Summa cum cookie. Get all the info here.

    12. Make cutlery a little more festive with these diploma napkin bundles.

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    Learn more here.

    13. Jazz up Solo cups by adding personalized photos of the honoree.

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    With contact paper! Get the tutorial here.

    14. Mason jar servings of ice cream will take the work (and mess) out of ice cream floats or a sundae bar.

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    Also so a family member doesn't have to spend the whole party as ~designated scooper~.

    15. Try an inflatable tabletop cooler to keep all your food and drinks cool.

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    And minimize salsa bacteria.

    Get this one here.

    16. Or use a kiddie pool so all the drinks are visible and accessible.

    17. Instead of a sheet cake, make a cardboard cupcake stand and fill it with goodies.

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    No cake cutting required. Get the how-to here.

    18. Use an old or thrifted suitcase as a card or gift box.

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    ~Grad money for travels~

    Photo via Snixy Kitchen.

    19. Or use a grad cap card box so everything stays organized.

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    Buy this one on Etsy.

    20. Have guests share their best next-step tips on key tags.

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    Find the adorable idea here.

    21. Or make a game out of it by writing on Jenga blocks.

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    Get the how-to and printable here.

    22. Add a dash of graduation cheer to just about anything with a hassle-free tassel tutorial.

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    Get all the steps here.

    23. Take the stress out of cleanup by having separate baskets for trash and recycling.

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    And set a good example for the young'uns. Get all the info here.

    24. Tie photos to balloons for a super festive alternative to a photo wall.

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    Find out more here.

    25. Use tassel garlands as bunting around the party.

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    In the graduate's colors, of course. Find out how here.

    26. Put bug spray in a hanging basket to keep uninvited guests away.

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    Party crashers are so freshman year, anyway. Learn more here.

    27. Put up a throwback banner of baby or childhood photos to thoroughly embarrass the grad.

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    Swap the party hats out for mortarboards to make this easy banner extra festive.

    28. And set up a table to show off photos of the grad and their accomplishments.

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    This is the time to brag, guys.

    29. Show off the places they've been and the places they'll go on a map.

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    Add pins and thread to tie the journey all together. Learn more here.

    30. Write inspirational quotes on chalkboards around the party.

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    Oh, the Places You'll Go, anyone? Find out more here.

    31. And send off the graduate with lanterns with well-wishes written on them.

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    And try not to cry. Learn more here.

    Time to take your grad party to the next level.

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