College students around the country are preparing to graduate, which means it's time to think about customizing that cap. Turning your graduation cap into a work of art has become so popular it's spawned an entire industry on Etsy. But if you don't want to spend a fortune on a cap that'll only be worn once, here are some seriously creative DIY graduation cap ideas for college grads for every craft skill level.
Whether you want to get a laugh or make a statement, you'll need a design sure to score points for originality. And since you're going to come cap to cap with some fellow graduates who have gone all out on their caps, well, it's time to get serious. That means loading up on supplies and maybe even doing a few test runs on scrap paper before committing to putting paintbrush to cap — lest you have an epic cap fail! You don't not want to be waiting in line for your college diploma donning a cap with a typo.
So here are some amazing DIY graduation cap ideas that will surely standout on graduation day. Just make sure you don't spend too much time on that masterpiece. You don't want the quest for the perfect graduation cap to get in the way of, you know, graduating!