By Shayor Islam Anan
Successes are meant to be celebrated. Whether it’s graduation or a promotion, everyone deserves to have their achievement recognized and celebrated. When you finish middle school, high school, college, or grad school, the main reward—other than the knowledge that you passed, is getting together with classmates, friends, and family members and taking a grand processional to collect that long-awaited diploma. But recent times have made it harder to go the usual route for celebrations. So, we have come up with some ideas that will help you to create the perfect moments of celebration for your loved ones!
One of the most enjoyable aspects of a graduation ceremony is the opportunity to celebrate with friends and family. And, thanks to advancements in the increasingly vital video conferencing area, it’s still possible to have a happy get-together—albeit a virtual one. Arrange for a Zoom call to be held in honor of the graduate, so that people closest to them can join in and deliver a toast. Family and friends can record a video and send it to the party planner to compile.
If you have compiled all the fun videos and words of encouragement from friends and family, you can take a next step further and arrange a projector and watch away! Make some fresh popcorn, spread out a blanket on any open space (or a couple of camping chairs), have a picnic in your yard and enjoy the sweet messages with everyone.
Make your guest feel welcome! A simple chalkboard sign will not only let your guests know they’re at the right house, but it will also make them feel welcome and set the tone for the party. The board can say have small messages from the party guests or even a run-down of all the fun activities.
Celebrations aren’t complete without something to remember it by. This is why a good idea is to make a customizable card wishing the person on their success. The card can have a printed message congratulating them with their names and a printed message. The card will serve as a token of surprise and good times.
Food is a big part of celebrations. You can arrange a dinner party at the favourite restaurant of the man of the hour. Make some reservations for a limited number of people and ask for availability of their favourite dishes. The pandemic has made it difficult to celebrate in a grand manner but small efforts like these will definitely help. Make sure to carry masks, hand sanitizers and follow the restaurant’s reservation limits!
If you want to take it to the next level, make small floral or light decorations in the restaurant. You can book a quiet corner for the party and enjoy without disturbances. This will help to create the perfect ambiance and make your loved one feel very special! Fairy lights are readily available and inexpensive. The restaurant can help with the minute details of the table!
Flowers have long been the token of celebrations for every occasion. But we need to upgrade it as the time calls for it! Ditch the boring flower bouquet. They are quite expensive, and they go to waste as soon as the receiver is done admiring its beauty. Instead, invest a little more in giving something more meaningful.
The gift can be a number of options! Headphones, speaker, books, power bank, jewelry, clothing etc. There are unlimited options to choose as gifts based upon the taste of the receiver.
Pictures carry the untold stories of moments. In the last moments of the celebration night, make sure you’re taking pictures to capture every moment. Polaroids are back in trend and very easy to use, they also provide convenience as everyone in the party can take a picture home. So, snap away! Another benefit of polaroid pictures is that they can be hung in any space without a hassle.
Success moments mean a lot to the person who is celebrating as it is the result of hard work, no matter how big or small! It also means a lot to their family and friends as they see their loved one grow. So, a memorable success party is a must to uplift and encourage everyone! It’s also a time to reminisce about days gone by! Create a simple memory jar so guests can jot down their favorite memories of the celebration night to cherish forever. Follow and try these celebration ideas to create perfect moments for your loved ones because they deserve it!