11 Cute and Thoughtful Graduation Cards

From kindergarten and middle school graduations all the way up to college, law school and beyond, send your congratulations (and maybe some cash, too) to all the grads in your life with the perfect card.

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April 26, 2019

For the Grad Who Needs to Know They've Done Something Big

This simple card is perfect for graduations as well as first jobs, first apartments and whatever else adulting will inevitably throw at them.

Buy It: Paper Source, $7

For 'The Office'-Obsessed Grad

Know a grad who loves "The Office" and probably binge-watched all nine seasons when they should have been studying but still made it to graduation? This matter-of-fact card from Mighty Donut just might be perfect for them. Bonus? You can pick the color of the envelope.

Buy It: Etsy, $5

For Gifting Money in an Extra Fun Way

Money might not grow on trees in the real world, but why not ease a recent grad into the whole adulting thing? This elaborate pop-up card from Lovepop has a built-in money holder.

Buy It: Lovepop, $13

For the Punniest Grad

Punny grads and animal lovers alike will love this cute card from Yeppie Paper.

Buy It: Paper Source, $6

For the Grad Who Really Worked Their Butt Off

Show your grad you understand the past few years haven't exactly been all fun and games (and parties) with this card from Mr. Boddington's Studio.

Buy It: Maisonette, $5

For the Budding World Traveler

This world map card from Paper Source, with gold foil embellishments, is perfect for the grad who can't wait to travel the world.

Buy It: Paper Source, $6

For the Multi-Lingual Grad

Say congrats in Spanish with this colorful card from Graphic Anthology.

Buy It: Etsy, $6

For Graduates of All Ages

This whimiscal card from Mr. Boddington's Studio is great for all ages, be it graduation from Kindergarten, middle school, high school, or college.

Buy It: Maisonette, $5

For Stocking Up for Graduations to Come

This timeless, elegant letterpress card from Helen Edna will be well-received by any grad in 2019 or 2029. The peak of the mountain is made up of hundreds of tiny "you did its!"

Buy It: Etsy, $6

For the Adventurous Grad

Whether they're gearing up for a post-grad cross-country road trip, or a new adventure closer to home, inspire your favorite grad's next big move with this teardrop trailer card from Hazelmade.

Buy It: Etsy, $4

For the Grad Who Loves Surprise Parties

Want to surprise your grad with a blow-out party? Minted has scores of gorgeous graduation announcement and invitation cards you can customize with your own photos and text.

Buy It: Minted, Starting at $78 for 25 cards