5 Ideas for Creative Graduation Yard Signs

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5 Ideas for Creative Graduation Yard Signs

Graduating from high school or college is a huge milestone and a proud moment. But you don’t have to wait until the graduation party to celebrate the graduate in your life. Decorating your front lawn with unique signage is a fun way to show your support. Here are some creative ideas for designing graduation yard signs. 

Five Creative Yard Sign Ideas for Celebrating Graduation

1: Personalized Signs and Banners

Graduation signs don’t have to be a generic “congrats, grad” if you don’t want them to. It’s easy to personalize signs that include the graduate’s name, photo, school colors, favorite quote, or class year. Decorate for a party with personalized banners, or celebrate early with yard signs.   

2: Unique Cutouts

You can also create a variety of unique cutouts of objects like graduation caps, numbers like the class year, or images that represent the graduate’s hobbies or career goals. Cutouts can be staked in the ground or hung on the front door. Custom cutouts are a fun and unique way to add some flair to your yard this celebration season. 

3: Career or Sports Themed Signs

If the graduate is a dedicated athlete or has specific career goals, your yard signage can reflect that. You can create lawn signs that say “future doctor” or “MVP” to show off their achievements and support their goals. You can also add photo collages to the signage that showcase their achievements and future plans. 

4: Directional Signage for Graduation Parties

If you plan on hosting a graduation party, it’s a good idea to put up some directional signage. Arrow-shaped signs can help guide guests to the home, the backyard, or wherever they need to be. You can even customize the signs to match your party’s theme.  

5: Window Clings

You can’t go wrong with decorating your front windows! You can customize window clings to include the graduate’s name, photo, or any other images. You can also create clings of graduation caps, diplomas, the class year, and more—just like lawn cutouts. 

How to Design Graduation Yard Signs

Here are some tips to help make your graduation signage shine:

  • Add borders to make signs look more elegant and professional.
  • Add color—graduation signs don’t have to be black and white. You can use the school colors to make signage more vibrant. 
  • Keep colors, fonts, and themes consistent to create a cohesive lawn display.
  • Double-check that your design is ready for print before sending it to the printer, to prevent mistakes.

Celebration Sign Printing in Tempe

If you want your graduation signs to leave a lasting impression, make sure to choose a professional local print shop. At Mousegraphics, we can print a wide variety of unique yard and window signs that will support your favorite graduate. 

But don’t wait until commencement to print—it’s important to print your order as soon as possible to ensure it’s ready for graduation. Give us a call at 480-470-7438 to discuss our custom printing services. 

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