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Michaels is celebrating every occasion this summer with gifts for Moms, Dads and teachers, and parties to celebrate birthdays, graduation, and the 4th of July! Today it’s all about Graduation Party Decor!

As a toast to the last Michaels Makers post of the season, we created gifts, baked treats and threw parties for each of the six holidays this summer. My challenge was “how to decorate for a graduation party.” I think graduations are so awesome because a person is moving on to a new important part of their life and what better way support them with a graduation party!

The good news about today’s post is that you can use the decor I created for a small child, high schooler or someone graduating from college!  What I love about the products is you can mix and match with ton’s of different colors and create different looks to fit a person’s personality. OH –by the way, happy EARTH DAY! Let’s get started!

Celebrations Creative 2 For today’s post I wanted to use colors that are happy and bright. Turquoise and Yellow can be used for any gender or age and I think it will make everyone smile. Everything I used today was from the Celebrate It line at Michaels.

If you are not familiar with this line it is AWESOME!  They have so many different generic items in every color you could imagine -making it easy to mix and match everything. Are you stoked yet!?


These little chalkboard easels were from the $1 bins right by the registers. I saw them and thought they were perfect to put all over with sweet notes on them.

You can write inspirational notes on them or you can put them by all of the food with food names on them. If you are having a sit down party you can put them at each table with your guests’ name!

DIY CHALKBOARD SIGN I put yummy mints in these bags for the guests. You can dress them up with miniature clothespins and a tag saying congrats!  EASY DIY PARTY DECORATIONS I also found these darling black and white striped lanterns in the $1 bins also. I think black and white can be added to ANYTHING and they go great with my color theme. You can hang these from the ceiling or place them on your table settings like I did. The possibilities are endless! GRAD PARTY DECOR For my graduate banner I used turquoise doilies from the Celebrate It section and placed adhesive glittered letters in the center of them.

Use a hole puncher to add a hole at the top of doily. This will make is easy to add string to them.
GRADUATION DECORATIONS I think every party needs a book for your guests to sign. I picked up this book in the Celebrate It section and added this cute 3-Dimensional sticker to the top of it. This sticker was also in the Celebrate It section. I am so in love with this book!
GRADUATION PARTY I love that Michaels offers twine in so many different colors, this yellow really makes my banner POP! GRADUATION PARTY For drinks I picked up these cute vintage looking milk glasses and added a strip of adhesive glitter tape around the center. You could take this a step further and add letters with a name on them. I wanted them to be really simple and elegant. When done add a paper straw to them and VOILA, instant cuteness!

Wanna make your guests really happy, let them take a glass home with them as a party favor along with their bag of mints! HOW TO DECORATE A GRAD PARTY I love favors and when I saw these cute boxes I had to have them. They were too plain so I added adhesive spray to one side then sprinkled with turquoise glitter. You can also add a small piece of twine to tie everything together.

HOW TO MAKE PARTY BOXES We all know my love for tissue paper pom poms. I bought a few colors but I stuck to my teal and light green for this party decor.  HOW TO MAKE TISSUE FLOWERS HOW TO MAKE TISSUE POM POMS PARTY DECORATIONS DIY PARTY FAVOR BAGS I hope you enjoyed this post! I had a blast creating this party decor for you! Love you all and see you in the next post…


in other news

  • It’s never too early to get started on your next party or celebration – Michaels.com has more project ideas and instructions for you and your kids to make this year – check out projects for Mother’s Day , Father’s Day,graduation, birthday and even summer. Let’s celebrate!
  •  The Celebrations landing page will be live this Sunday, 4/26
  • Click here to see ALL of my posts I created for the Michaels Makers program.

Quote of the Day
“The eye is the first circle; the horizon which it forms is the second; and throughout nature this primary figure is repeated without end. It is the highest emblem in the cipher of the world.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy Friday Jaderbugs! I can’t believe the weekend is already here. I made a fun printable for Thanksgiving and Christmas for you. I made it in these three colors since it is the most generic colors for each holiday. If you want to place a special order head on over to my ETSY shop to purchase it. I can create whatever you request, different colored letters, background print, background color and your very own unique saying. I love giving this so someone in a frame for Christmas since I can make it so personal.
You have two choices to get this free printable today. You can click on the picture, save it to your desktop and then print it or you can click on the link right below the picture for the original PDF. I suggest always clicking that link. The quality will be a lot better. This print out is an 8×10.

Click HERE to download the Thanksgiving PDF.

Click HERE to download the green Christmas PDF.

Click HERE to download the red Christmas PDF.

I hope you enjoy this fun free printable. It’s the perfect time to print out both. I like to print them on CARDSTOCK because it’s more durable and it look’s great. This print out is an 8×10.

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