Potter DIY – Crafts

Feeling crafty? Looking for a project to satisfy that artistic itch? What about some new home Delacour? (See what we did there?) Then look no further! These DIYs are sure to lift the magic right off the page and into your home. From fun projects for kids to Potter-themed party essentials, you won’t want to miss these awesome craft tutorials!

  • Potter DIY: Patronus Light Jar (7/9/2021) - If you need something to cheer you up on sad days, try making a candle holder designed with your Patronus.
  • Potter DIY: Create Your Very Own Magical Hogwarts Portrait (5/24/2021) - Learn how to turn your average Muggle self-portrait into a magical moving painting worthy of Hogwarts.
  • Potter DIY: Hand-Painted Shoes (5/13/2021) - Do you want to learn how to paint your own shoes with "Harry Potter" themes? Check out this submission from a reader!
  • Potter DIY: Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes Product Cabinet (4/24/2021) - Need the perfect cabinet to display all of your collectibles? Try this DIY to make one of the cabinets from Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes.
  • Potter DIY: The “Daily Prophet” (4/20/2021) - Make your own personal copy of the "Daily Prophet" by following these four easy DIY steps.
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter” Castle Card (4/19/2021) - If you're into paper crafts, then boy, do we have the DIY for you! Here are the instructions to make your very own "Harry Potter" castle card.
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter” Keychains (4/17/2021) - Here's a quick and easy DIY for making your very own "Harry Potter" keychain made of resin.
  • Potter DIY: Mini Book Charms (4/13/2021) - Ever dreamed of making your own mini versions of the "Harry Potter" books? Look no further - this DIY has all the info to make your own.
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter” Flower Pots (4/11/2021) - Follow these instructions to paint your very own mandrake flower pot so even your plants can show off your "Potter" pride.
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter” Guess Who? (4/8/2021) - Guess Who? was a staple of most of our childhoods, but did you ever wish you had a "Harry Potter" version? Check out how we made ours!
  • Potter DIY: The Elder Wand (4/7/2021) - Ever wished that you, too, could wield the unbeatable wand? Here's the perfect DIY to make your very own.
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter” Baby Mobile (4/6/2021) - Are you or a friend expecting a baby? Check out this mobile DIY to have your little one dreaming about "Potter"!
  • Potter DIY: Light-Up Deathly Hallows Symbol (4/5/2021) - Learn how to make your very own light-up Deathly Hallows symbol in this easy-to-follow DIY.
  • Potter DIY: Fanged Frisbee (4/3/2021) - Ever wanted your own Fanged Frisbee? Now you can make your own - check out our DIY here.
  • Potter DIY: “Potter” Bookmarks (3/30/2021) - Looking for a cute new way to mark your spot in your latest read? Check out this easy DIY for making your very own "Potter" bookmark.
  • Potter DIY: Cross-Stitch Your Own House Crest and Patch (3/28/2021) - Here are the step-by-step instructions to create your own Hogwarts House cross-stitch pattern.
  • Potter DIY: Harry and Ron Jars (3/26/2021) - Jars are a great and easy way to store things like paintbrushes, pencils, or pens. Why use clear ones when you could add a little magic to your setup?
  • Potter DIY: Make Your Own “Potter” Sleep Mask (2/23/2021) - We all know the importance of a good night's sleep - why not look like your favorite "Harry Potter" character while you're getting it?
  • Potter DIY: House-Themed Scrunchies (12/22/2020) - The perfect cozy DIY to make for yourself or as a last-minute Christmas gift, these House-colored scrunchies will brighten up your wardrobe this winter while showing off your House pride.
  • Potter DIY: Turn Any Knitted Sweater into a Weasley Jumper (12/6/2020) - Treat the "Harry Potter" lover in your life to a personalized Weasley jumper this Christmas. Check out this easy DIY to see how to make anyone feel like a Weasley.
  • Potter DIY: “Alohomora” Key Holder (9/23/2020) - Do you need a magical place to keep your keys? This Potter DIY is for you. Make your own "Alohomora" key holder so you don't have to rely on your wand to unlock your doors.
  • Potter DIY: Hogwarts House Scarves (3/26/2020) - Start a scarf and have it ready by winter! Check out how to crochet your very own House-themed winter apparel.
  • Potter DIY: Make Your Own “Harry Potter Puppet Pal” (3/23/2020) - Ever wished you could throw your own "Harry Potter" puppet show? Now's your chance. Follow these easy, fail-safe instructions for making your very own puppet versions of Harry and Dumbledore and get your show on the road.
  • Potter DIY: Bath Bombs for Every House (12/17/2019) - Treat yourself or the members of your own golden trio to bath bombs made in your House colors.
  • Potter DIY: Character Skulls (10/14/2017) - It's almost Halloween! Here's a tutorial for DIY "Harry Potter" character skulls!
  • Potter DIY: Floating Candles for a Magical “Potter” Party (10/11/2017) - From Halloween feasts to deathday parties, these floating candles are sure to make any event magical!
  • Potter DIY: “Beware! Whomping Willow” Sign (10/10/2017) - Looking for an easy Potter DIY project this Halloween season? Try making this "Beware! Whomping Willow" sign for some simple spookiness!
  • Potter DIY: Photo Booth Props (10/9/2017) - Are you looking for a quick and easy way to "Potter" up your party? Try making these quick and easy photo booth props.
  • “Potter” DIY: Potion Bottles (10/5/2016) - Create your own potion bottles with this easy "Potter"-themed DIY.
  • Potter DIY: Magical Coffee Table (9/28/2016) - Want an easy way to transform your Muggle coffee table into something magical? Look no further. This DIY tutorial is exactly what you need.
  • Potter DIY: Melon Brain (8/11/2016) - Straight from the Department of Mysteries, these brains have left the tank and have landed on your table! Thanks to "Family Fun Magazine" for this DIY!
  • Potter DIY: Graduation Cap (5/16/2016) - Here's a how-to on personalizing your graduation cap, even though you're still upset that it's not Hogwarts you're graduating from...
  • Potter DIY: Magic Pen with Ink (3/13/2016) - Perfect for any aspiring journalist, English major, or writer, this magic pen is key to a successful start for sure!
  • Potter DIY: Weasley Clock (2/24/2016) - Ever wish you could have your own Weasley Clock? One creative fan made that a reality!
  • Potter DIY: Mandrakes (2/19/2016) - Have you ever wanted a cute mandrake of your very own? Here is your chance to create a non-lethal mandrake that will make all of your friends jealous.
  • Potter DIY: “Potter” Baby Mobile (10/19/2015) - Here's a fun do-it-yourself craft if you're expecting or have a friend expecting - a "Potter" baby mobile!
  • Potter DIY: A Magical First Birthday Party! (8/30/2015) - A July 31 birthday only calls for one thing - "Harry Potter" theme! See how Atticus got his magical first birthday almost completely DIY!
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter” Monopoly (4/4/2015) - Do not pass Hogwarts. Do not collect 200 Galleons.
  • Potter DIY: A House Divided (3/23/2015) - Birds of a feather flock together. Or that’s what they say, at least. But what happens when your main squeeze - the wizard to your wheezes, the pumpkin to your pasties – isn't Sorted into your House? Why, you make a new one, of course!
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter”-Themed Felt Bags (2/21/2015) - There are so many themes in "Harry Potter", ideas for felt bags are endless! And they make great gifts, so go ahead and give this felt bag DIY a try!
  • Potter DIY: The Ultimate Hufflepuff Bedroom (2/5/2015) - Your bedroom is personal. It’s where you sleep, eat (okay, maybe this one is just me), and spend time with yourself. Your bedroom should be a reflection of who you are, and for Australian blogger Nici’s daughter Isabel, her Hufflepuff-themed boudoir says it all.
  • Potter DIY: Marauder’s Map (1/10/2015) - You'll absolutely LOVE this DIY; we solemnly swear!
  • Potter DIY: Spell Books (12/20/2014) - These spell books are sure to add that final bit of magic to your "Potter"-themed party or room decor or can even be made to complete cosplay costumes!
  • Potter DIY: “Monster Book of Monsters” Book Box (12/7/2014) - This DIY was submitted by Talar, who was inspired to re-create the infamous “attacking textbook” from “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban”. We will show you how to make this great Halloween decoration/conversation piece on your own!
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter” Tile Coasters (11/8/2014) - Inspired by Pinterest, Colleen from Coll Writes got crafty and decided to make these absolutely amazing "Harry Potter"-inspired coasters for her sister using pages from her favorite "Harry Potter" books!
  • Potter DIY: “Harry Potter”-Themed Sock Board (10/18/2014) - So you’ve just done the laundry and are folding through the never-ending pile of mixed up clothing when, all of a sudden, you notice it - you’ve got a sock that doesn’t have a match! Well, that lonesome little sock is going to need a place to hang out for a while…
  • Potter DIY: Hogwarts House Points Wall Display (8/19/2014) - The House point hourglasses are an iconic symbol of tradition and competition at Hogwarts. Here's how to DIY a set of your own!
  • Potter DIY: Wand (8/19/2014) - Wands are a staple in wizard society and one of the most popular DIYs in the “Potter” fandom. This how-to shows the intricacy and creativity it takes to create a wand that can fit your personality just right! These are great for cosplay, Halloween, or a “Potter”-themed party!
  • Potter DIY: Hogwarts House Ornaments (8/19/2014) - You probably thought at one time or another that a “Harry Potter”-themed Christmas tree would be perfect. Buying new ornaments every time you want a change in theme can get expensive, so we’ve got you covered with some DIY ornaments. These Hogwarts House ornaments are simple and look great.
  • Potter DIY: Light Switch Cover (8/19/2014) - The Wand-Lighting Charm, "Lumos", is one of the most useful spells in the wizarding world, so it’s no surprise that the charm has inspired countless projects in the Muggle world. Check out this super simple DIY of a magical light switch.
  • Potter DIY: Felix Felicis Necklace (8/19/2014) - This post will walk you through the steps of creating your own necklace of liquid luck! This craft can also double as a cute Christmas tree ornament if you attach a hook or a smaller chain loop to the top instead of hanging it on a necklace.
  • Potter DIY: Golden Snitch (8/19/2014) - This fun tutorial for a DIY Snitch can be used to decorate for a party or can be a fun craft to do with your kids!
  • Potter DIY: Coffee Mug (8/19/2014) - For all you coffee lovers out there, YOU’RE WELCOME. Here’s an easy DIY on how to create your own fantastic "Harry Potter" mug using nothing fancier than a permanent marker.
  • Potter DIY: Golden Snitch Necklace (8/19/2014) - A staple in any "Potter" fan’s accessory belt, this Golden Snitch necklace DIY is sure to turn heads and leave you the envy of all your friends. Don’t be fooled by the stuff required to make this; it’s super simple, and we’ll explain everything!

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