For the past month MuggleNet has been asking you, our faithful visitors, to help celebrate the birthdays of Neville Longbottom, Harry Potter, and J.K. Rowling herself by decorating a birthday cake in their honor. We received 47 entries, and wow, they were amazing; cakes from all over the world, by fans of all age groups, immortalizing the Potter characters & creator that we adore!
The entrants, who were judged by Dinah Bucholz, author of The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, were ranked from 1-10 in three categories; Theme, Skill & Creativity - and were split into three age groups; 9-12, 13-16, & 17+. The winners are as follows:
First: Anna from USA
Second: Chini from Australia
Third: Kelly & friend from USA
Honorable Mention: Piper from USA
First: Tessa from USA
Second: Cari from Australia
Third: Hugo from UK
Honorable Mentions: Isabel & Madeline from USA AND Sabina from New Zealand
First: Kaelin from USA
Second: Aliza from USA
Third: Anu & Usha from USA
Honorable Mention: Nicole from Canada
The winners, we will receive some fabulous prizes, including an autographed copy of The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook, an Unofficial Harry Potter Sweet Shoppe Kit, or a MuggleNet t-shirt!
Congratulations to all of our winners, and thank you to all that entered! To view all of the cakes, check out our slideshow - here.