If you are close to achieving an academic achievement and are planning to throw a graduation party to celebrate it, you should check out our ideas.
The well-known “prom nights” of North American films have become an icon of popular culture and, therefore, an unequivocal reference worldwide for graduation parties. Of course, they do not match perfectly, but some inspiration is usually taken from them.
Graduations are celebrations that bring great satisfaction for academic achievement. In view of this, the happiness and dependability must learn to go together in every way; person, environment and activities. So, to get a really fabulous and memorable decoration it will be necessary to review some fundamental aspects.
Here are some helpful tips and decorating ideas for graduation party prep.
Fundamental factors to consider
First of all, it is very important to take age into account. Specifically, it is about adapting the celebration to the age range of the audience, since a high school graduation party is not the same as a university graduation party. A poorly focused party can be boring and even unpleasant.
In the same way, it will be necessary to have the place of celebration. Like any party, you have to know how to adjust the elements to the space, interior or exterior, to make the most of it and achieve the satisfaction of needs and possible desires. These are related to the recreational aspect.
Also, it is important not to neglect the public. Of course, both entertainers and guests must be taken into account, and there must be enough “space” for everyone. Therefore, although the party is mainly for teenagers who want to dance the night away, family and friends who come to the event and do not have the same desires or ways to have fun cannot be overruled.
Once we are clear about these aspects, we can proceed to configure how we want the decoration of the graduation party to be. It should be noted that, although adjustments may have to be made several times, for one reason or another, in the end this will not prevent us from obtaining a more than satisfactory result.
The key is to brainstorm and take note of everything so you don’t leave any loose ends. After that, a plan of action must be devised that always starts from a flexible point of view.
The difference between graduation party and academic act
It is important to differentiate the concepts, since on many occasions, these two events tend to be confused.
On the one hand, graduation parties are the celebration that takes place after the formal ceremony at the educational institution. That is, they are an event after obtaining academic recognition in public.
In this way, the parties are informal and structured according to preferences. Unlike the academic act, which is organized according to a protocol and pre-established official regulations.
Decorating ideas for graduation parties
Among the newest ideas, there are balloons with LED lights. These many times become the sensation of youth parties, from birthdays to graduation parties. They create a fun environment and give the “magic” touch both indoors and outdoors.
Continuing with the light atmosphere, there are also the typical Chinese paper lamps dipped in glitter. These not only look great and shine, but they are very inexpensive and easy to make. You just have to take a paper lantern, apply a layer of spray glue and sprinkle the glitter on top.
It is also a good option to prepare a “red carpet” or corner for photographs. Just as photo booths triumph at birthday parties, at graduations it is appreciated that there is a small corner to take pictures. In addition, these can be adapted to the theme of the party very easily.
In the same way, centerpieces tend to triumph. To this day, the compounds are carried by a glass vase with a light bulb inside, decorated with a bouquet of wide feathers. The idea is to imitate a kind of old inkwell with your pen ready to start writing.
Finally, the details are very bearable with grace. Thus, a good idea to complement the decoration of the tables is to introduce chocolate bonbons into the glasses and, in the mouth, place a small cap. At the base, also, a ribbon and a small rolled paper are placed to symbolize the diploma.
The decoration for a graduation party can be planned in a thousand and one different ways. The important thing is to keep a specific reason clear. Also ensure that everything adapts correctly to the space and traditions.