7 brilliant cards to congratulate a graduate!

Published on 18 May 2022 2 min read

Graduating is no mean feat! It takes time, dedication and a lot of hard work, so graduates deserve to be celebrated. Match their hard work with a make of your own and craft a homemade card to say a huge con-grad-ulations! We’ve rounded up graduation card ideas good enough to raise a toast to. Take notes and inspiration…your time starts now!

1. Pop-up graduation card 

Create this pop up mortarboard cap card to celebrate the special day. Graduation caps off to 30 Minute Craft for this super easy but super effective design. Pop in some more graduation adoration by customising the front of your card on Cricut Design, a “You Did It!” will do the trick!

2. Shooting star card

There is no doubt in our minds that a graduate is a superstar! We love this shooting star shaker card by Maker + Tell. Grab your glitter and a star hole punch and you’re good to go! Print out the design on printing paper or some beautiful colourful card!

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3. Graduation gift card

Go the extra mile with a handmade graduation card full of surprises. This graduation gift card design is super clever and easy to make. Hide some crafted confetti and scribe a few special words to let them know how proud you are.

4. Hip hip hooray! card

Three cheers to the graduate, and one to you for being so creative! Create this hip hip hooray card with a star die and a glitter of your choosing. Why not match the colours to their graduation gown for a standout shimmer? Grab your die cutting machine and let’s go! 

5. ‘Congrats Graduate!’ card

Congratulations class of 2022, you did it! You received the best card ever! That’s what they’ll be thinking when you give them this sweet card! This design is a perfect way to say con-grad-ulations! Personalise it with the year and print it on to your favourite paper.  You’ll be able to use this design for years to come.

6. Congratulations collage card

Say goodbye to college with a collage card! Choose some colourful craft paper and create a congratulations card as unique as your graduate. We love Heidi Swapp’s grad card for inspiration!

7. Mini me adorable graduate card

Graduation day is all about the graduates so the card should be too! Create a mini graduate for the big day with this clever Cricut Design. Match your card to your graduate and use with iron on and Cricut EasyPress Mini to personalise a date on the ribbon sash.

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