DIY Harry Potter Series – Voldemort and his Horcruxes

Next in the HP series: The Evil, The Awful… “You Know Who”….and his Horcruxes. To make a Voldemort Ornament: You will need one ornament, pencil, acrylic paint (dull white, black, grey). Paint the ornament a dull white color. Add 2 layers and let dry. Use a pencil to add some slit like eyes, two lines for the…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Time Turner

The Time Turner is one of the most important magical items in the 3rd harry potter book. No way could Hermione have attended all of her classes, or most importantly, saved Buckbeak without it. It resembles an hourglass on a necklace and today’s post is a DIY time turner mini tree ornament. You will need: Gold…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Ravenclaw’s Diadem

The Ravenclaw Diadem (Lost Diadem), is the only known relic belonging to Rowena Ravenclaw. On it is inscribed: Wit beyond measure is man’s greatest treasure. It was stolen by Helena Ravenclaw, Rowena’s daughter who hid it before she was killed. Voldemort later acquired it by murdering an Albanian peasant and made it his fifth Horcrux….

DIY Harry Potter Series – Triwizard Golden Egg

This post is an easy DIY to make the golden egg used as a prize in the first task at the Triwizard Tournament. What you need: Golden easter egg (available at any craft store; easier to find in the months close to easter) An old egg carton laying around Acrylic Paints: Metallic Gold, Dark Espresso for detailing…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Triwizard Trophy and Hufflepuff Cup

Next in the HP series is Cups / Trophies, specifically the Triwizard Cup and Helga Hufflepuff’s Cup. The Triwizard Cup was made in 1294, the date when the tournament was established. The Hufflepuff Cup was a magical, golden cup with a badger engraved on the side and was the fourth horcrux created by Voldemort. For the Triwizard Cup: Materials: Mini…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Flying Ford Anglia

The biggest highlight for me in The Chamber of Secrets was the flying car. The car was a Ford Anglia 105E Deluxe, light blue, modified by Mr. Weasley to fly, as well as to be invisible, via the use of an installed Invisibility Booster. It was also adjusted to fit eight people quite comfortably. I wanted this car to be my tree…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Dumbledore’s Army & Famous Magical Sentences

Dumbledore’s Army, briefly known as Defense Association, was a secret organization started by our 3 favorite wizards: Harry, Hermione and Ron. They played a very important role in educating their friends and colleagues in spells and how to use them which proved to be useful later as we’ve seen. I decided to make a DA scroll;…

DIY Harry Potter Series – Spell Books and HP Book Covers

What is the PotterVerse without the Hogwarts education? All the painful learning of spells, memorizing potions and all the ingredients…it can be quite exhausting. But we gotta have them in our HP themed world. This post is a DIY on spell books and making HP book cover garlands. Materials for Spell Books: Felt of different colors (…

DIY Harry Potter Series – The Intoxicating World of Honeydukes

If you’re an HP fan, then you obviously know all about Honeydukes, the wonderful candy store at Hogsmeade. This vast cornucopia of sweets and treats was first started by Ambrosius Flume and his wife (I had no idea) and has delighted thousands of wizards. Naturally, I would need to have some treats on my tree, especially after visiting…

DIY Harry Potter Series -Messrs Moony, Wormtail, Padfoot & Prongs

The Marauder’s Map Creators are some of the most important people in the HP world. I wanted to make a special ornament just for them but it seemed too easy mod-podging their faces on to ornaments. I decided to go with their animal forms instead. You need: One big wood ornament (available at the wood section…