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Topic: Harry Potter Halloween Party (lots of pictures!)  (Read 5489 times)
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« on: October 30, 2011 04:41:25 AM »

Hi fellow craftsters !

Every year my family hosts a Halloween party. This year, our theme was Harry Potter, which was very exciting for me, being a big HP fan. Here are some pictures of what we did. I've been working on this for the last 3 weeks and everyone (especially the kids) loved it so it was worth it! : )

The decorations

The entrance

My front door was Platform 9

The dining room

Pumpkin lights, fallen leaves, an old candlestick and a Marauders Map that my friend brought me back from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Hogwarts and 4 houses banners

The bathroom

The bathroom was decorated in a Chamber of Secrets theme

Pigwidgeon, someones hand and Trevor; the spiders escaping from the basilisk and of course, Moaning Myrtle

The living room


Snapes Potion Cabinet: Pepperup Potion, Felix Felicis, Wolfsbane Potion, Bubotuber Pus, Veritaserum and Essence of Dittany

The food

Mummy Pigs in a Blanket

Halloween Empanadas (just some regular empanadas, the dough is like that because of food coloring)

Spiderweb Soup

Owl cookies

Chocolate and pumpkin cake

The games

The sorting ceremony

We made little house badges for everyone, which would determine the teams for the other games we played. When the guest arrived, they each drew a badge from the Sorting Hat.

Harry Potter Quiz

We asked Hp trivia questions and the team that had the most points at the end won the house cup (my sisters old cheerleading trophy) filled with galleons (chocolate-covered dollars). Fittingly, Ravenclaw won this one.

Guess the character
Guests had a characters name stuck on their forehead and they had to guess who it was by asking yes or no questions.

(Not pictured) Potion making

We had a variety of juice and alcohol on a table and the guest could mix them up to make their own potion.


-Potions kit from here
-Harry Potter banners and other printables from here, here and here
-Recipe for the cake from here

I hope you liked my pictures and Happy Halloween to everyone : )
« Last Edit: October 30, 2011 04:51:46 AM by Odri » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2011 04:48:30 AM »

This is great! Your mummies in blankets reminded me of Professor Qurril(sp) from Sorcerer's Stone. Super job!
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2011 04:53:43 AM »

Haha, they do look like Quirrel, you're right! I didn't even think about it.

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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2011 05:00:00 AM »

I love the spiders in the bathroom the best, what a great touch!

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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2011 06:06:40 AM »

I love it all!, most especially the added touch of Moaning Myrtle. Just  a thought tho, the dollar stores sell flameless candles 3to a pkg, would that not be better than having the wires sticking out o f the pumpkins? Just a thought.

« Reply #5 on: October 30, 2011 06:35:12 AM »

Good idea! I didn't think about it, I just used this garland because we've had it for years.

« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2011 08:11:51 PM »

This is awesome =D
I really love the bathroom and Snape's potion cabinet. You did a great job!
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2012 10:29:21 AM »

This is great! I particularly like the spiders in the bathroom. And the mummy pigs-in-the-blanket. And the character game is a great idea.

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