Harry Potter Licorice Wands

Harry Potter Licorice Wands

Harry Potter Licorice Wands These Harry Potter Licorice Wands dipped in chocolate help to celebrate the magic of our trip to Universal Orlando! They are a great treat to make for Harry Potter birthday party or any event that includes magic. We are counting down the days until we head to Universal Studios in Florida.  I am of the belief that getting ready to go is half the fun!  In …

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DIY Spell Jar Decorations

Do It Yourself Spooky Spell Jars with DecoArt Metallics for Halloween and Harry Potter Parties

Create spooky but fun DIY Spell Jar Decorations to create Halloween or Harry Potter Magic for parties or everyday decvor around the house, It seems like I spend a lot of time creating adorable, cute and darling craft projects.  This one is a little different because it includes snakes and spiders.  These DIY Spell Jar decorations came out so spooky and awesome thanks to DecoArt’s Matte Metallics.  These paints are …

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The Twenty Best Harry Potter DIY Projects

The Twenty Very Best Harry Potter DIY Craft Projects

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Harry Potter!  This year on July 31st Harry turns 39.  To celebrate I have rounded up the twenty best Harry Potter projects from my blog and Arsty Fartsy Mama.  She is clearly a Harry Potter fan too.  Hopefully you will find a project that inspires you to make things and create.  There are also lots of free printables in these project posts AND recipes too.  Enter to win …

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Make Harry Potter House Inspired Bookmarks

Harry Potter House Inspired Bookmarks with Suri Ribbon Yarn Pom Poms

Grab some yarn and make these fabulous DIY Harry Potter bookmarks with pom-poms as your next party or classroom craft project. When I was in Chicago earlier in the summer, I attended a blogger retreat and learned so much.  One of the sponsors of that retreat was Darn Good Yarn.  This company was new to me but I can admit that I was instantly a fan.  The bright vibrant colors …

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How to Make a Mandrake

How to Make a Harry Potter Mandrake and Herbology Crossword Puzzle

“I ridiculously LOVE the scene when Hermione, in her usual know it all demeanor, informs her classmates on mandrakes while they are in the greenhouse learning to repot them.  She says, A Mandrake, also known as Mandragora, is a magical and sentient plant which has a root that looks like a human (like a baby when the plant is young, but maturing as the plant grows). When matured, its cry can …

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Harry Potter Printable Valentines Cards and Puzzle

Harry Potter Printable Valentines

Harry Potter Printable Valentines Check out these free Harry Potter Printable Valentines to download, print and give to your friends! What could possibly beat the magic of Harry Potter combined with the love of Valentines? These Harry Potter Valentines cards and printable puzzle have been a total blast to create on this chilly day.  The Valentines are darling.  The puzzle is hard but fun.  The chocolate frogs made a great after …

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Chocolate Frogs and Wizard Cards

chocolate frogs & wizards cards

DIY Chocolate Frogs and Printable Harry Potter Wizard Cards If you are prepping for a Harry Potter party or any kind of magical event, these DIY Chocolate Frogs and Printable Harry Potter Wizard Cards are a must. The frogs are delicious and fun to make. The free printable Harry Potter wizard cards are a fun party activity. They are also great to print, cut apart and put in goody bags. …

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Fantastic Beasts Printable Fun and How to Craft Them

Fantastic Beasts Printable Fun and How to Craft Them We pretty much LOVED the prequel movie to the popular Harry Potter series, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.  The beasts fascinated us with their unique qualities and personalities.   If you haven’t seen it yet, it is basically the adventures of Newt Scamander (a writer) in New York’ City’s secret community of magical beings.  It takes place seventy years …

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Homemade Butterbeer Recipe

Homemade Butterbeer Recipe

Homemade Butterbeer Recipe This crazy delicious homemade butterbeer recipe is the perfect drink for all of your Harry Potter celebrations and events! Whether you are gathering to watch the movies, make crafts or doing anything else magical, this recipe is sure to be a hiy. We did it!  We whipped up (literally) some homemade butterbeer!  The girls wanted to try it before we get to The Wizarding World of Harry …

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DIY Clothing Tags Just in Case My Kid Gets Lost at Universal Orlando

It happens!  Kids get lost.  These DIY clothing tags just in case a kid gets lost while visiting an amazing place like Universal Studios are simple to make and kind of fun too! My kids range in age from ten to nineteen.  They all have cell phones.  The reality is that while they all have cell phones, they don’t always have them when they need them.  Kids can panic in …

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