By Anna Kocharian

Published on May 11, 2017

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Photography by NAOMI JULIA SATAKE
We’re all for celebrating recent grads with a party that’s complete with sweet treats, vibrant decor, and endless fun. So, we rounded up a few of our favorite DIYs from across the web, that’ll turn your upcoming fete into the ultimate summer-friendly blowout.

Graduation is a cause for celebration, and no celebration would be complete sans a photo booth. This balloon-turned-marquee lettering sign is a must-try.

 

Get the how-to on Oh Happy Day.
 
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Photography by HEIDI GELDHAUSER VIA PAPER & STITCH BLOG
Popsicles and summer go hand-in-hand, and we’re all for cooling off with these colorfully fruity treats from Paper & Stitch.
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Photography by ANNA KILLIAN VIA THE HOUSE THAT LARS BUILT
How cute is this paper flower graduation tassel? Think of this DIY from The House That Lars Built as the grad version of a birthday cap.
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Photography by HAILS & SHINEVIA LENZO
No pool? No problem. Throw it back with a kiddie pool that can double as either decor or a spot to cool off in. Bonus points if you add in some inflatable toys. 
 
See the rest of this vibrantly colorful fete on Lenzo.
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Photography by ANNA KILLIAN VIA THE HOUSE THAT LARS BUILT
We love a good palm centerpiece, but when they’re hard to come by, a little creativity is in order. These paper palms and greens created by The House That Lars Built. make for quite the vibrant and whimsical table display.
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Photography by BRIT + CO

Bring out the lawn games, and even try your hand at DIY-ing a few. This cacti-inspired take on a ring toss by Brit + Co guarantees hours of entertainment. 

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Photography by ANNA KILLIAN VIA THE HOUSE THAT LARS BUILT

Bring the outdoors in with a vibrant (and very much over-the-top) floral chandelier. On the plus side, you can opt out of a centerpiece for the tabletop. 

Get the how-to on The House That Lars Built.

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Photography by DESIGN IS YAY
Dress up the snack table with these printable popcorn boxes created by Design Is Yay. They can also double as parting gifts for guests. 
 
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Photography by A JOYFUL RIOT
Mini balloons double as the sweetest set of adornments for a standard set of straws. Pair with an eclectic variety of sodas or juice, and take your bar cart setup to the next level. 

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