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55 Creative Ways to Decorate Your Graduation Cap

May 23 2014 - 9:14pm

One of the most entertaining parts about a graduation is seeing all the great grad cap ideas people come up with. While "Thanks, Mom and Dad" is pretty sweet, it's the creative ones that catch our attention time and time again. Here, we've rounded up some that will make you chuckle and others that will make you wonder, "Why didn't I think of that?" In the name of some good graduation fun, see all of our picks.

— Additional reporting by Hilary White and Emily Co

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I solemnly swear that I am up to no good.

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This user gave a shout-out to every grad's support team — mom, dad, and coffee.

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This Means Girls-inspired cap sums it up nicely.

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The stakes are pretty high when you play the Game of Loans.

Source: Instagram user knv2010 [5]

Three simple words that hold so much meaning.

Source: Instagram user timetogetmessy [6]

Ariel speaks for most of the post-grad world.

Source: Instagram user jmcmanx2 [7]

One of the scariest but most exciting parts about graduation? Anticipating what's next.

Source: Instagram user kwask [8]

This grad is putting things in to perspective.

Source: Instagram user kelsbryce [9]

Really, how does one get through school without Google?

Source: Instagram user sarahmgee [10]

This grad has a sense of optimism and perseverance that we applaud.

Source: Instagram user tinafigs [11]

How clever is this punny cap?

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We don't blame this grad for seeking out job prospects ASAP.

Source: Instagram user dtepp [13]

For those who can't wait to see what's in store for them.

Source: Instagram user l_h__h [14]

This cap will have you feeling really patriotic.

Source: Instagram user antonettees [15]

The best grad cap idea this year?

Source: Instagram user veronicaaa6 [16]

Stay positive!

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Inspired by The Lorax: "Unless somebody like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better, it's not."

Source: Instagram user jacquelynnhilton [18]

Because teachers are heroes.

Source: Instagram user littlekus [19]

Travel the world!

Source: Instagram user rachelxsays [20]

Hopefully, you'll have no worries for the rest of your days.

Source: Instagram user lvoekat [21]

You did it!

Source: Instagram user j3nnxbunny [22]

An inspiring quote.

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Work it like a boss.

Source: Instagram user caity_maclennan [24]

Such 2014! Very wow.

Source: Instagram user beejayncompany [25]

Change starts with you.

Source: Instagram user ginelleexo [26]

A masterpiece.

Source: Instagram user yanni0591 [27]

There is nothing more amazing than graduating!

Source: Instagram user katieboward [28]

We seriously can't get enough of Frozen.

Source: Instagram user d_sarno5 [29]

No.

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Job hunting can be brutal.

Source: Instagram user jenguyen25 [31]

We love how sweet and feminine this cap looks. Source: Instagram user laur_114 [32]

It's such a great idea to feature the photos of people you'd like to thank!
Source: Instagram user rangerkathyjoe [33]

Wise words from Mother Teresa.
Source: Instagram user astoos [34]

A for effort (and apple)!

Source: Instagram user lappleby [35]

A special occasion deserves a special hat.

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We love this particular rendition of Gandhi's quote.

Source: Instagram user emilyjaneeliza [37]

Shabby-chic.

Source: Instagram user paigeappelbaum [38]

Peace out, fellow graduates!

Source: Instagram user andrenedd [39]

A little big of pixie dust never hurts.
Source: Instagram user mtrout10 [40]

Memories that will last you forever.

Source: Instagram user kstucchio [41]

Brainiac!

Source: Instagram user cellardoor785 [42]

Reach for the stars!

Source: Instagram user karelsmiles [43]

Time to wear your grown-up pants!

Source: Instagram user megan_callahani [44]

Wow.

Source: Instagram user forever_gone16 [45]

We finally find out what the fox says.

Source: Instagram user herbodydisagrees [46]

For Rilakkuma-lovers.

Source: Instagram user dianatakesphotos [47]

Well, we had wicked fun in the last four years, didn't we?

Source: Instagram user joellep08 [48]

Being different is cool.

Source: Instagram user kristin_525 [49]

Yet another Frozen grad cap.
Source: Instagram user missmartini [50]

Don't ever stop!

Source: Instagram user nicoleespears [51]

This is a popular way to decorate grad caps, inspired by Up.
Source: Instagram user mawalsh [52]

All right, captain!

Source: Instagram user janjan_diazzz [53]

Time to wine even more!

Source: Instagram user steponuhbetchh [54]

The hallmark of every college student.

Source: Instagram user sweaterswag [55]

So inspirational.

Source: Instagram user klschiess [56]


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