Celebrate graduates

May is the most popular month, but graduations happen all year long. Graduation is an occasion worthy of accomplishments acknowledged and wild celebration. .

Very popular are graduation caps, stars, penguins, big number 2022s, hearts, smiley faces and of course, flamingos are the quintessential party animal! We have more examples on our photo gallery page, FaceBook page, Instagram pages and our YouTube Channel.
flamingos in yard for a graduate
yard display of graduation caps, hearts, 2021 and smiley faces
hearts and stars and 2020s for a big graduation party

Make Graduation a day to remember

The whole neighborhood will remember this graduation. If you want to create a buzz on graduation day, send in our birds. We are more than just flamingos. We have penguins, too, and they come dressed for the party. There are over fifty items to create a custom display for this graduation day or any other occasion. We have examples on our photo gallery page, FaceBook page, Instagram pages and our YouTube Channel.
graduation celebration with  caps, hearts, 2021s, penguins, and lips
penguins in yard for a cool graduate
yard display for graduation of stars, hearts and 2020s

History of graduation

Graduation started back in the 12th century in Europe. Possibly from scholastic monks. The tradition was adopted by the "universitas", which were guilds of masters. (MAs) The words "degree" and "graduate" come from the Latin word "gradus", meaning "step".

The current style of the graduation mortarboard cap appeared in the 15th century and is thought to have derived from the biretta, a square cap worn by certain clergy. In 1950 the modern design was patented by a catholic priest and inventor Edward O'Reilly.

The gowns and hoods (often brown or black) were worn by religious students to signify their status. And they also helped to keep the students warm in unheated buildings.
yard card graduation caps and hearts
hearts, stars and 2020s yard card for graduation
All star graduation yard card

To place your graduation order online, just click below. Or you can give us a call at 480-483-3200



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