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DIY Harry Potter Crafts

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Whether you’re Ravenclaw or Slytherin, Hufflepuff or Gryffindor, we’ve got 30 DIY Harry Potter Crafts to appeal to all of your house loyalties. Now gather your wizarding friends and let’s take a step down Diagon Alley for some Potteriffic Fun! *raises wand* DIYium Craftium!

In Fact, I love Harry Potter Crafts so much that I wrote a book about them! My book, THE UNOFFICIAL GUIDE TO CRAFTING THE WORLD OF HARRY POTTER IS AWESOME AND YOU SHOULD TOTALLY BUY IT.

The Unofficial Guide to Crafting the World of Harry Potter: 30 Magical Crafts for Witches and Wizards from Pencil Wands to House Colors Tie-Dye Shirts

This book is full of charming Harry Potter crafts even Muggles can make!

You won’t need alchemy or a magic wand to make these magical projects inspired by the world of Harry Potter. With a little Hogwarts creativity and the step-by-step guidance of this spellbinding book, you’ll be able to transfigurate simple supplies and things around the house into everything from Remembrall Rings to Butterbeer Lip Balm to Nargles for your front lawn.

You’ll be as busy as Mrs. Weasley knitting her Christmas sweaters as you dive into dozens of Potterific projects. Relive the excitement of Harry’s adventures with these genius crafts. Drop some homemade Pgymy Puff Bath Fizzies into the tub and pretend you’re Moaning Myrtle. Keep memories of the Quidditch pitch close with your very own Golden Snitch Necklace. Or show off the Sorting Hat’s selection with a House Colors Tie-Dye Shirt.

Accio, crafting supplies–it’s time for some wonderful wizardly fun!

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And don’t worry the crafts in my book are totally different than the list below, so you will have TONS of HP craft-tastic goodies! Create a Spellbook that would make even the Half-Blood Prince jealous using these amazing techniques. Garrick Ollivander approves of this Wand making technique (just don’t tell anyone what’s in the core). When you unveil this Pensieve at your next party, your friends will stand in line to give you their thoughts. These Harry Potter inspired party crafts, especially the Floating Candles in the Great Hall, are bloody brilliant! You’ll swear you’re at Hogsmeade the second this Butterbeer touches your lips. It’s delicioso. Are you a Seeker in need of a Golden Snitch? Don’t worry about catching it, make your own! Represent your loyalties with these printable House Banners. These Mini-Travel Trunks are so cute and so easy to make. Plus, they’ll easily slip onto Platform 9 3/4 without muggles even knowing you were there. You’ll never again wonder where you belong once you’ve made this Sorting Hat for your mantle. Just try to keep Hermione away once she finds out you have Hogwarts Library Spellbooks at your house. Dress your Quidditch team in style with these fun Quidditch Robes. When Hagrid was little (was he ever little?) he used to beg is mum for this Big Book of Monsters. All aboard! This Platform 9 3/4 Sign will help you and all of your wizarding friends find the Hogwarts Express with ease (as long as Dobby isn’t around, that is). Your potions master will give 10 points to your house once he sees these Easy Potions Bottles (full of glittery, ehem, dangerous, potions). This Crystal Ball of Divination will show you how successful your next Harry Potter party will be! (Note: this page is in French, but if you have Google Chrome a little comment box will appear offering to translate the page. The translation is great, and super easy to follow!) 


These super easy (and fast – 15 minutes, tops) Class Robes will have your little wizard ready for classes in no time. Time to send Hedwig out with these Harry Potter Party Invitations. Don’t worry, Dudley wasn’t invited. This Harry Potter inspired Hour Glass is incredible and will certainly help you time out your house games. As long as it doesn’t turn me into Crabbe or Goyle, I can’t wait to taste this Polyjuice Potion Punch. These Fleece Scarves are easy to make and will help your house stay together when you take that trip to your next Quidditch match. Charlie Weasley would swear by The Dragon Book, but we’re pretty sure Hagrid somehow got his hands on it first. This Bertie Bott’s Every Flavor Bean Boxes printable is so cute I can’t wait to share it with my muggle friends. You must swear you are up to no good before creating The Marauder’s Map. Go away, Snape, nothing to see here. (Note: this page is in French, but if you have Google Chrome a little comment box will appear offering to translate the page. The translation is great, and super easy to follow!) Make that next trip on the Hogwarts Express (or any road trip) go by faster with these Honeyduke’s Chocolate Frogs. These Little Monster Books are the perfect size for wizards who aren’t quite old enough for Hogwarts yet. Printable Owl Post Gift Wrap will be a hit at any wizarding party! Professor McGonagall is very pleased to share this Hogwarts Acceptance Letter with you. You’ll be the envy of all the other seekers with this Nimbus 2000! The dementors asked if you’d mind setting up this Wanted Wizard Photo Booth at your party. Your unruly guests may not have done anything yet, but we have it on good authority from Dolores Umbridge herself that misdeeds will be happening soon enough. These Sugar Quills will be a sweet treat at the Harry Potter party of your dreams.


So there you have it, 30 DIY Harry Potter Crafts that even Draco Malfoy would love. Doesn’t matter which house you represent, these crafts are a guaranteed house. 100 points to everyone!

The Unofficial Guide to Crafting the World of Harry Potter:Magical Crafts for Witches and Wizards from Pencil Wands to House Colors Tie-Dye Shirts

The Unofficial Guide to Crafting the World of Harry Potter: 30 Magical Crafts for Witches and Wizards from Pencil Wands to House Colors Tie-Dye Shirts



One of the most advanced projects on this list, building a pensieve like the one in Dumbledore’s office at Hogwarts will take a long time and cost a lot of Galleons. To build one you’ll need an LCD monitor connected to a laptop, an ultrasonic water mister, various lengths of plywood and boards, foam insulation, and mirror panels, not to mention carpentry skills and tools. If you’re up for the challenge, reserve a weekend (or a few) and roll up your sleeves.


In the Harry Potter universe, the shriek of baby mandrakes can knock a wizard out—and the cries of adult plants can kill. Thankfully, you won’t need to wear earmuffs around the one you make at home. Following a tutorial from the blog Offbeat Home & Life, all you need is some flour, salt, and water, which you combine to make salt dough. Sculpt and bake the dough slowly—according to the tutorial, cooking the dough mandrake too quickly might cause it to crack—then paint it brown with craft paint and plop a plastic aquarium plant on top of your creation’s head. Planting the mandrake in dirt would add authenticity, but it could also get messy and would hide your handiwork, so planting in a clear vase is the way to go.