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This post is about graduation party decor ideas for a black and gold theme.
Picking a graduation party theme is a difficult task. Luckily, there are thousands of Pinterest images and blog posts to help you design your picture-perfect graduation party theme.
I’m guessing you’re reading this post because you’ve decided on a black and gold theme. There are tons and tons of graduation party decorations that you can buy or do yourself that are absolutely perfect for a black and gold theme.
Black and gold graduation party decorations are absolutely essential to rocking a black and gold graduation party theme. These black and gold high school graduation party decoration ideas are absolutely adorable, and perfect for a stylish, modern, classy graduation party.
Here are 21 black and gold graduation party decoration ideas.
Black and Gold Graduation Party Decorations
Black and Gold 2020 Balloons
These huge 2020 balloons are so cute, and they’re perfect for creating eye-catching decor. I love that these balloons come with streamers, paper flowers, and a bunch of black, gold, and white balloons as well.
Black, Gold, Clear Confetti Balloons
These clear, gold, confetti balloons are some of my favorites. They’re so trendy, and they pair perfectly with the other black and gold balloons that come in this set. I really like the idea of these bunches of balloons being paired in groups of 3 or 6 and anchored in various spots around the venue.
This triangle banner is perfect for stringing up above food tables or wrapping around a card box or other decor. This is a great way to keep the gold and black theme going throughout the entire graduation party.
Tissue Paper Pom Poms
I love these when they’re hanging from the ceiling of the venue at different heights. They’re perfect for an entryway, or for hanging above tables where you’re displaying food.
Circle Dots Garland
These garlands are super cute, and they fit the theme perfectly. I think they would look amazing hung behind food or beverage tables, or used as part of your entryway decor.
Graduation Hat Garland
Just like the garland shown above, this garland serves the same purpose with a little different look.
Yep, another banner. I promise these are totally worth it for the decor. They’re already assembled, require essentially 0 work, and they really make a statement for your theme.
I absolutely love how large, chunky confetti like this looks sprinkled on tables around a centerpiece, or sprinkled down the center of a long table. This confetti is large enough that it won’t be hard to clean up, and it’s super cute and will make a statement.
This glitter, simple circle confetti is just like the confetti above, but more simple and chic. I would place this confetti in the same areas, it just gives you a different look.
These balloon weights work perfectly as a centerpiece, or just to weight your balloons throughout the venue. I would recommend getting quite a few of these, as they work perfectly for keeping the black and gold theme consistent throughout the entire party.
The first option for tablecloths that fit into the black and gold theme is pretty simple, with a thick gold stripe just running down the middle. These tablecloths are a bit more expensive, but I recommend purchasing tablecloths that aren’t extremely cheap. Middle of the road tablecloths will be very fitting, won’t rip as easily, and won’t cost a fortune!
Black with Gold Confetti Tablecloth
This tablecloth is perfect for sticking with an exciting confetti theme. These tablecloths are about the same quality of the tablecloths above, just a bit cheaper. If you’re planning on having tons and tons of tables at your graduation party, I would recommend buying these tablecloths since they come in packages of 6.
A photo booth is a must-have for all graduation parties. They’re so fun, so cute, and your guests are sure to love them! Photo booths are a great way to set your theme, and I love how both you and your guests can get very creative with them. To be even more extra, add a sign that displays a hashtag for all of your guests to use!
Photobooth Backdrop/2020 Balloons
This kit is a great idea for setting the base of a photo booth. This set comes with tons of black, gold, and clear with gold confetti balloons, huge black 2020 balloons, and frilly gold backdrop. If you decide to go with this option for the base of your photo booth, I would recommend getting the second set of the gold frill backdrop to make sure that the background of all of the pictures is as opaque as possible.
Black and Gold Balloon Arch
I absolutely love adding a balloon arch just like this one to a photo booth. They look amazing, and they’re surprisingly affordable. Balloon arches add a ton of character to your photo booth.
A black background can look fantastic when paired with a bunch of eye-catching gold and white balloons. Depending on the venue you’re using for your high school graduation party, make sure that you have a light venue with a lot of light, so the black backdrop won’t be so dark.
Black and Gold Backdrop
If you can’t decide between black and gold, this is the perfect backdrop for you. I love how the gold part looks like glitter, giving this backdrop an especially glam vibe.
Your photo booth absolutely needs photo booth props. I love these ones! They’re so cute, and they’re perfect for keeping up your graduation party theme. I would recommend supplementing one of these sets with another, to give your guests lots of options.
We all know that the amount of plastic we use in the world is astronomical, and anything we can do to cut down on our plastic use must be integrated. At graduation parties, this can be done through all of your cutlery, plates, and cups. These straws are biodegradable and match your theme perfectly. A win-win!
Biodegradable Paper Plates, Cups, Napkins
When people talk about cutting down on plastic use for parties, I feel like everyone immediately assumes that regular, reusable dishes are going to be used. Unfortunately, this just really isn’t practical without an industrial washing machine. These plates, napkins, and cups are all biodegradable, and they are so cute with the gold confetti theme. Perfect!
To round out all of your drink and eating tools to become completely biodegradable, finish off with this bamboo cutlery. No trees are cut down, they’re completely organically made, and 100% better for the planet. A must-have!
DIY Mason Jar Holders
These DIY decorated mason jars are perfect for keeping your straws and cutlery in. These are super easy to make, and a great way to keep your cutlery looking much more classy.