Throw a Graduation Party Blowout — On a Budget!

Throw a Graduation Party Blowout — On a Budget! | thegoodstuff

How is it possible that we are talking about graduations? The school year has flown by, and the Class of 2015 is ready to walk the aisle, grab the diploma and party. Throw a memorable graduation party on a budget with ideas that will create many memories for your grad to take with them on their next adventure.

Grad Hat Bundt Cake
Budget grad party ideas #1 (1 of 1)

Sometimes we need to save on time and money. Create a unique cake with the help of a store bought bundt, candy and chocolate covered graham crackers.

Giant Photo Wall

Learn how to creat a GIANT PHOTO WALL...really cheap at  GREAT for birthday parties, graduation, showers or any celebration!
Source: Tidy Mom

Blow up a few photos of the graduate and create a giant photo wall for your grad party.

Confetti Balloons
Budget Friendly Grad parties #3

Source: Seventeen

Fill balloons with tissue paper confetti before blowing them up. Shake them to distribute the confetti.

Graduate Advice Tree

Budget Friendly Grad Parties #4
Source: Play. Party. Pin.

Create an advice tree and place pens and cards around it. Invite the guests to write words of wisdom to the graduate and pin on the tree. Remember to look on your mobile app for the latest savings on photo announcements.

Diploma Cookies

Budget Friendly Grad parties #5
Source: Love the Day

This is easy peasy. Tie a red ribbon around the pirouette cookies and stack them like diplomas on a plate!

2015 Tissue Paper Party Sign

Budget Friendly Grad Parties #6
Source: Sugar Bee Crafts 

Create a focal point for your party with this colorful 2015 tissue paper party sign. I love how easy it is to coordinate the colors with your party. It’s bright and fun for party photos.

x-acto knife or heavy-duty scissors
tissue paper
liquid glue

2015 Grad Party Photo Props

grad party photo 7
Source: Amazon

Photo props add a little fun to your grad party photos. The grad and their friends will love posing with these props. Buy from Amazon for under $20.

Building Blocks Guest Book

Budget Friendly Grad Parties #8

Source: Must Have Mom

Buy a Jenga game and set up the blocks on a table with markers. Have guests write down their favorite memory of the graduate. This will be a fun trip down memory lane each time they play the game.

Your Future Looks Bright Party Favors

Budget Friendly Grad Parties #9

Source: Today’s Mama

A quick trip to your local craft store, armed with this week’s coupons, and you can create a grad party favor for guests to take home.

Personalize Store-Bought Cupcakes

Budget Friendly Grad Parties #10
Source: Lil’ Luna 

Dress up store-bought cupcakes with these adorable graduation hat toppers.


Striped Straws
Construction Paper
Paper Cutter/Scissors
Hot Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Hole Punch
More Straws

Graduation Party Savings

Grocery Coupons

Michael’s Coupons

Party City Coupons

Wal-Mart Photo Coupons


1 reply on “Throw a Graduation Party Blowout — On a Budget!”

Thanks for sharing my fun Jenga guest book idea! FYI You can grab the free printable sign on my site as well!

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