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DIY Graduation Announcements

What customers have to say about our Graduation Announcements

January 10, 2019

Great quality and affordable.

"I was able to use a 50% coupon and saved a lot of money on my purchase!"

January 10, 2019

Would repurchase

"My daughter's graduation announcements came out lovely, just as we expected."

January 5, 2019

Beautiful quality cards

"I love these cards and have ordered many over the years. The paper is very nice and heavy for both the cards and envelopes."

December 27, 2018

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"Just PERFECT as to what I wanted... Brilliantly depicted. Graciously received..."

December 23, 2018

This website for placing a simple card order is the worst.

"Impossible. All the other reviews that express frustration with using the Shutterfly website are correct. It is worse than frustrating."

DIY Graduation Announcements

Customize graduation announcements to celebrate your student's incredible achievements. Graduation is an occasion worthy of celebration. Show off your individual artistic style with ease by creating DIY graduation announcements. Our selection of Upload Your Own Design custom graduation announcements allow you to use your own creation so you can send out a one-of-a-kind card that can't be found in stores. Customize your grad card's template to feature a favorite photo and all the important information about your student's big day. When you're done, your DIY graduation announcements will live on as a memorable keepsake you hold on to for years to come. Whether it's a kindergarten, high school, or college graduation, your loved ones will enjoy receiving a custom graduation announcement from you and celebrating your accomplishments.

How to Upload Your Design to DIY Graduation Announcements

Shutterfly makes creating your graduation announcements a fun process. Start by deciding which paper you want your design featured on. Go classic with the luxe signature card stock or feminine with the pearl shimmer cardstock. Four convenient size and format options make it easy to find the right fit for your design. Click the little orange "Personalize" button, and the fun begins. Shutterfly's step-by-step process guides you through the process of uploading your design and arranging it on the front of your personalized graduation announcement. The back offers another opportunity for you to lay in text, ceremony information, and more photos. Create a graduation card with your monogram, school colors, or with themed graduation cap and tassel designs to make them one-of-a-kind. Don't forget to include all of the necessary details. Add your child’s name, their class year, the school they just graduated from, a list of any honors they may be receiving or any new schools they might attend next in your graduation announcement! Arrange these DIY graduation announcements in landscape or portrait fashion. Both provide top-quality results sure to be refrigerator worthy.

Sending Out Your Custom Graduation Announcements

Your finished high-quality and trendy graduation announcement design arrives at your door, along with all envelopes necessary for mailing. It isn't until you hold them in your hands that you appreciate the luxurious quality of each one. Address each envelope by hand for an elegant look. Streamline the process a little by ordering custom return address labels. They enhance the look of your envelope and cut down on writing time. If you don't have the time to address them yourself, Shutterfly will stamp and mail them all for you. Provide your guest list at checkout and your graduation announcements will be off to your list of friends and family members. If you're throwing a grad party, design custom graduation party invitations to your guest list. They'll love seeing your smiling face as they hang the card on their refrigerator. You can also design college graduation announcements to showcase your huge achievement.