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20+ Memorable Graduation Announcements

Graduation! It is such a memorable time in a person’s life. A time to not only think back to all that has been achieved, but to also look forward to what the future will hold. So, with that in mind, make sure you have the most wonderful and unique graduation announcements to send to family and friends. You want your grad to have a memorable celebration and it all starts with the card.

Here you will find a great selection of graduation announcement cards along with a few invites as well. Announcements are great for those who need to send out information on the graduate and their future plans. Invitations work for those who are planning an celebration. All of the cards shown are totally customizable to fit your needs.

These designs are stylish and unique. Bonus! There are coordinating items such as graduation cap toppers, tote bags, napkins, balloons, keepsake ornaments and more to go with them for a cohesive look.

six graduation Announcement cards on a background

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Elegant Script Heart 3 Photo Graduation Announcement

three photo graduation announcement with script that has a heart

We will start with this lovely script card with three photos. The typography is hand lettered and says She Graduated with a heart after it. The color is a pretty blush pink (though it can be edited to any color you like!) Add your grad’s special photos, school and class.

Magazine Cover Photo Graduation Announcement

magazine style graduation announcement card on blue background

Add your own words to this magazine style graduation announcment card or use ours! Really a fun look that is trending right now. Makes the card stand out with the large photo of your grad and also info on their future plans and a quote. We chose A New Journey Begins and She Believed She Could So She Did but you can edit to put whatever short phrases you like.

Cap and Gown It’s Going Down Graduation Invitation

funny graduation invitation card with grad cap

I love this one! Cap & Gown It’s Going Down! It is a little bit amusing and also super fun. No photo needed! A casual grad invitation in minimalist black and white with an awesome script typography look.

Arch Graduation Announcement Card

burnt orange arch graduation announcement card with photo

If you follow trends, you likely know that burnt orange / terra cotta is having more than just a moment. Add to that an arch with photo and you have the perfect on point graduation announcement card to send out. Super pretty when you add your grad’s special photo and details.

Trendy Script Two Photo Graduation Announcement

two photo graduation announcement card

Beautiful hand-lettered script typography overlay over the grad’s portrait photograph on the front with a landscape photo on the back is oh so nice. This announcement card has trendy elements but it also simple and elegant.

Simple One Photo Graduation Announcement

distressed typography overlay photo graduatoin announcement

Can’t miss with this bold distressed typography announcement! Super simple, yet impactful with a full photo and great text. Very easy to pull together as you only need one photo and the back is dark grey (editable color – of course!)

Five Photo Glitter Because of Grad Announcement

glitter because of my family graduation announcement card

I made this as a graduation cap topper but also as an glitter announcement card! It is to thank the people who supported the grad and really helped them to get through to this special day. Text says “Graduated Because of These People” and there is a place for 5 photos. Plus, plenty of sparkly glitter as well!

Photo Homeschool Graduation Announcement

homeschool graduation announcement card

If you follow my website, you know that I couldn’t possibly leave out the homeschool graduate! This pretty homeschool graduation announcement is very simple with two photos, name and class.

Photo Kindergarten Graduation Announcement

kindergarten graduation announcement card with place for photo

Couldn’t forget the young graduate! This is such a cute graphic design – I just love it. The little faces on the pencil and the diploma are adorable and that little grad cap is super fun! Add a photo and their name. Bold stripes on the back of the card. Perfect to send to family and friends to celebrate your young one’s graduation from kindergarten.

Trendy Script Photo Graduation Announcement

script photo graduation announcement card

Great script typography makes this grad announcement stand out. Add your two photos, name, class, school and future plans to this college or university graduation announcment.

Photo Collage Graduate Announcement

photo collage graduation announcement card

Like a lot of photos? This card allows you to add 6! Photo collage cards are popular and this one has great style. Typography says GRAD. Really nicely designed.

Trendy Magazine Cover Graduation Announcement

graduation announcement in magazine cover style

Another option for a magazine cover style graduation announcement card, this one had Graduate in fun typography, school, class and their name. So nice in the black and white.

Cap Gown It’s Going Down Grad Invitation

cap. gown. it's going down. saying graduation invitation

Fun invitation with the saying Cap. Gown. It’s Going Down. The grad cap is tilted to come around the wording for a fun design style. This casual invite is great for backyard graduation celebrations.

Glitter Graduation Celebration Invitation

glitter black graduation invitation

Pretty in glitter and black this invite sparkles! Saying is She Believed She Could So She Did. Lovely for your lovely graduate.

Elegant Gold Calligraphy Arch Graduation Announcement

gold lettering arch graduation announcement

Black and gold are perfect for a graduation announcement and this one adds a popular photo arch style as well. White on the back with room for your information.

Classic Simple One Photo Graduation Announcement

classic one photo graduation announcement card

Looking for a classic style? Try this one photo announcement which has the word graduate in script font with tails. So stylish!

Black Gold Photo Homeschool Graduation Announcement

photo homeschool graduation announcement

Casual and fun this homeschool graduate card announces their graduation to family and friends. Looks awesome in black and gold lettering.

Colored Pencils Kindergarten Photo Grad Announcement

kindergarten graduation announcement with colored pencils

Don’t you love the colored pencils at the bottom of this grad annoucement for kindergarten? I do – this one is so fun! Room for a portrait photograph and your info.

Graduation is a special and significant milestone so announcing it to family and friends is not only fun but important! They want to know about these events in your child’s life. We featured 20 memorable graduation announcement cards which are sure to make a lasting impression. Remember, your grad will hang onto it as a keepsake as well.

Whether you’re looking for something classic or something more unique or fun, the cards I shared will help you find the perfect way to share the news and let everyone celebrate your graduate’s achievement. Pick your favorite and make their graduation one to remember!”

If you didn’t find exactly what you were looking for, I’ll give you one more place to look: Have a browse through my graduation collection. There are many more choices available!

graphic with 4 graduation announcement cards and text