Graduation

Graduation is more than just a day, it’s about honoring years of hard work and dedication. It celebrates not only how far the graduate has arrived, but the excitement of a new journey to start with. After all this time your grad has done a lot to further their skills and education, honor them so with all the best things possible from our Graduation Headquarters.

Graduations are a milestone that is worth sharing with those who have cheered you on since Day 1. It doesn’t matter if your grad is six or 18—we have ideas for every stage. Browse through graduation party food, meaningful graduation gifts, or find the perfect graduation message to express your excitement for your family member or friend. Get inspired by these clever graduation ideas and honor your special grad and all their hard work.

 

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September 20, 2021

55+ Inspirational School Quotes for Every Student

Whether you’re looking for the perfect graduation caption or trying to figure out what to write in a yearbook, the following school quotes will help you find the right words. Just pick your favorite inspirational quotes or use them to write a message all your own. 7 min read

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July 2, 2021

Create Your Own Custom Photo Book With Text

Photo books are a great way to highlight and preserve important memories. With your own custom photo book with text, caption your memories and include descriptive messages if you’re sending the photo book as a gift. Learn how to get started. 6 min read

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June 3, 2021

30+ Unique Graduation Gift Ideas for 2021

Graduation is a huge milestone in everyone’s life. One of the best ways to congratulate your friend or family member on their accomplishment is to give them a thoughtful, handcrafted present. Choose between unique graduation gifts for any new grad. 10 min read

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May 21, 2021

Graduation Quotes and Sayings

Honor your grad by sharing one of these heartfelt graduation quotes and sayings to celebrate and inspire new graduates on their rite of passage. These words of wisdom are sure to be perfect for any thoughtful graduation card, gift inscription, or a well-received graduation Instagram caption. 20 min read

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May 14, 2021

Creative Graduation Ideas for 2021

As graduation season is in full effect, Shutterfly has come up with some creative graduation ideas that you can incorporate into your graduates special day. Customize products from our Graduation Headquarters and show your grad proud you are of them. 6 min read

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May 11, 2021

100 of the Best Graduation Songs for 2021

Between the mixed emotions and nostalgia, sadness, excitement and nervousness, it’s crucial to have music that properly captures the vibe of your graduation day. Make this day extra special with the perfect grad song, gift and decor to celebrate. < 1

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May 10, 2021

Creative Graduation Announcements During Times Of Uncertainty

Graduations during uncertain times are hard for many students to celebrate their accomplishments, but make things more special for them to achieve their success. Create a custom graduation announcement online for your grad and their special day. 9 min read

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May 10, 2021

Best Graduation Gifts for Every Student

Graduations are a time where students are honored and celebrated for all the hard work and dedication to furthering their education. Explore all the great one of a kind customizable grad gifts that will congratulate your grad on their achievements. 7 min read

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May 6, 2021

Graduation Announcement Wording Ideas

Graduations deserve to be celebrated. Most mark the occasion with a graduation announcement, because when you’ve kept your nose in the books for that long, your hard work deserves to be broadcasted. This is an accomplishment to be commemorated… 8 min read

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May 6, 2021

Honor Your Grad In The Time Of Coronavirus

There are many proactive steps you can take to have a fun (and safe) graduation celebration. Read on for ideas on how to still celebrate such a big milestone. Celebrate your grads biggest accomplishment of graduating with these great grad tips. 6 min read

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May 6, 2021

Graduation Announcement Etiquette For 2021

Whether you're celebrating with virtual graduation ceremonies or in person, your graduation is an occasion to remember. With a few graduation announcement etiquette tips, your graduation planning will remain stress-free and fun for your new graduate. 6 min read

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May 5, 2021

Graduation Bible Verses for 2021

Celebrating a graduation that reflects your religious beliefs is a great way to honor the big day, share your relationship with Christ, and offer words of encouragement. If faith plays an important role in your life or the graduate’s, then sharing a few bible verses in your graduation messages may be the perfect way to honor the occasion. 6 min read

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