If you think your graduation announcements have to look exactly like the one featured on our website, you’re in for a surprise. Watch our video, 5 Graduation Invitations, 20 Ways, to see how you can create a whole new look by incorporating your own unique graduation announcement ideas. Your color choices, photo treatments and personal details like memories or future plans are graduation announcement ideas that set your graduation announcements apart.
When our designers are creating graduation invitation ideas, they envision them being chosen by families just like this one, proud of their son and wanting to celebrate his big achievement the same way they got there—as a family.
Not sure where to start with your graduation planning? Welcome to our graduation party checklist, a series of posts on what you can be doing right up until graduation day!
First on your to-do list: Make a guest list and choose a location! You can’t decide on a location without knowing approximately how much room you need, so the guest list is the first place to start. On the other hand, if you already have a location in mind, or a set budget, these things will dictate how many people you can invite. Here are a few things to keep in mind when creating your guest list.
You can control the number of adult guests who attend by sending graduation invitations, but you may never get a firm number on how many of your son’s or daughter’s friends are coming. Word travels fast. When in doubt, it’s better to overestimate than underestimate. One suggestion for keeping the numbers under control is to order mini graduation announcements they can hand out at school. Continue reading →
Want the newest look and the best new ideas in graduation announcements? We’ve picked some of the top trends we’re seeing, and are ready to show you our most outstanding examples of each. Here are the top five trends in graduation announcement ideas for the Class of 2013!
Classic / Traditional
Simple designs, one or more photos, classic fonts and traditional design elements such as a crest or shield mark these graduation announcements. Most can be customized to the colors of your choice, and all will bring out the best in your grad.
Hip / Trendy
These graduation announcement ideas are standouts in any crowd. Interactive spin cards, pop-up windows, mixed styles and fonts, and hot design elements such as washi tape make these designs memorable, each in their own way.