DIY Harry Potter Series – Hopping Cauldron Tree Ornament

A hopping cauldron is a type of sentient cauldron, so named because it has a single leg underneath the base of the cauldron allowing for locomotion. – “A faithful friend to any potioneer, at least until you try mixing fluxweed and Exploding Fluid in them. After that, they tend to be less cooperative.“—Zygmunt Budge, Book of Potions. What you…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Emma Watson’s Birthday

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson (April 15, 1990) is most famous for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, acting in all eight feature films. Watson has been involved with fashion in addition to acting. At age fifteen, she became the youngest person to appear on the cover of Teen Vogue magazine. Some…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Weasley Wizard Wheezes Boxes

Who doesn’t love Fred and George Weasley? Even in the darkest of situations, Fred and George knew how to add humor. Celebrate their birthday by making their ‘Weasley Wizard Wheezes‘ candy boxes for your own candy store. A very easy DIY requiring only time to cut the templates. Grab your magic scissors and your glue…

DIY Harry Potter Series – ‘Free Dobby’ sign with hanging socks

Any HP event or party is not complete without a ‘Free Dobby’ sign with socks. A very easy DIY to make. Materials: A thin wood sign plaque (available at any craft store) Twine and scissors Acrylic paints – Fawn and Black Hot glue gun and washi tape Mini clothespins X-acto knife or regular knife A…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Ron Weasley’s Birthday

‘Weasley is our King’ might have been a Slytherin song to taunt Ron Weasley, but Harry’s carrot-topped BFF really does deserve a special song to celebrate his awesomeness. He is definitely the funniest and most outspoken of the trio, part of a great family and was loyal to a fault. There were several key occasions…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Easy mini books

Happy January everyone. It’s been a while since I did something creative but I am back with something easy and fun 🙂 Create your own mini books with this easy DIY post. Of course, I chose Harry Potter as my theme. You will need: Print outs of several harry potter book covers from google (make…

Harry Potter Christmas Tree (second year running)

Merry Christmas everyone 🙂 After two years of starting word-press for the sole purpose of showcasing my Harry Potter crafts, I finally finished another Harry Potter themed Christmas tree (for the second year running). I added a few more ornaments and decor to last year’s tree. (Read all about last year’s tree here: Harry Potter…

DIY Harry Potter Series – HP Franchise Magazines

A very easy and fun DIY to stack your library with HP themed magazines. Perfect to give as gifts to friends or to read on a cold, rainy day. You will need: A good, working printer Google images Elmer’s glue Scissors What you do: Decide what books you would like to re-create from the franchise….

DIY Harry Potter Series – Hagrid’s ‘Happee Birthdae Harry’ Cake

Professor Rubeus Hagrid (b. 6 December 1928) was a half-giant wizard, and was a member of both Orders of the Phoenix and participated in several battles against Voldemort. Hagrid was among the characters that Rowling says she created on “the very first day”. When introduced in both books and movies, he made a cake for Harry for his eleventh birthday. Today’s…

DIY Harry Potter Series – ‘Mirror of Erised’ Mini Tree Ornament

The Mirror of Erised is an ancient, ornate mirror. It shows the most desperate desire of a person’s heart, a vision that has been known to drive men mad. The mirror’s inscription is in a foreign and possibly dead language (‘erised stra ehru oyt ube cafru oyt on wohsi’) and must be read backwards to show…