A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 305,026
Currently Running With Scissors:
673 Guests and 26 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Harry Potter Photo Kit - TONS of Pics  (Read 3266 times)
Tags for this thread: harry_potter , photobooth , featured_project  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
tapestrymlp
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 936
Joined: 07-Jan-2010

~Tapestry~


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: April 09, 2013 11:01:25 AM »

I've always loved silly photo booth props like mustaches on sticks or funny glasses because they get people to relax and have fun when you're snapping a picture of them. For the recent One Awesome Harry Potter Thing swap I created a Harry Potter inspired photo kit for my partner, snagged from Weasley's Wizard Wheezes, naturally.

Everything was created from scratch, from the box that held the items to each individual piece. I hand painted every item, with the exception of the Snitch which was made using scrapbook paper. The labels for the box, bags & drawers were created in Photoshop. This is the most involved project I've ever worked on. Surprisingly, it was the box to hold the props that took the longest and gave me the most trouble. The props themselves were fairly easy Smiley



Box top: Weasley's Fabulous Box of Magical Photo Fun for Muggles


The Drawers inside the box: Things on Sticks, Things on Clips, Things without Sticks or Clips, Tattoos, Buttons


Things on Sticks: House pennants, Hedwig, Trevor, the Sorting Hat, Death Eater Mask, Mad-Eye Moody's Eye, Dumbledore's beard & hat, Harry's glasses, Luna's Spectrespecs.

Each of these items has velcro on the back so it can be attached to a stick and easily held.

Things on Clips: House ties, a pink Pygmy Puff

Each of these items has a small alligator clip attached to the back.

Things Without Sticks or Clips (flat props to hold): Rita Skeeter's acid green quill pen, Sirius Black's Azkaban prison sign, love potion, a Howler, bottle of Butterbeer, Remembrall, Snitch, Harry's wand


Temporary Tattoos: Dark Marks, Harry's scar, Azkaban prison tattoos, the Deathly Hallows symbol


Badges/Pin-back Buttons: Head Boy, Head Girl, Inquisitorial Squad, Weasley Is Our King, Quidditch Captain badges for each house, Prefect badges for each house




Some action shots:







You can see a ton more pics here, including my daughter modeling every prop: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tapestrymlp/sets/72157633205808296/

And in case you're not tired from all the pics, some making of shots:




Altogether I used one roll of Duct tape, six huge sections of bristol board, four pieces of card/poster board, 3/4 of a bottle of Modge Podge, four dowel rods, and dismantled three large packing boxes. My house looked like a tornado hit it for about a week while I was making the box & drawers to hold all the props. Plus I mis-measured for the final box so there was some recutting and cursing involved. Heh.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~Tapestry~

*************
Visit my Etsy store for magical crafts & whimsical figures, http://petitepotions.etsy.com
Smmarrt
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Online Online

Posts: 4745
Joined: 27-May-2005


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2013 11:53:03 AM »

Fabulous! So fun. And the models are fab, too!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://www.pinterest.com/smmarrt/
Ninni Swap - Partners!
Fall Dotee Swap -Visit the gallery!
4 x 6 Art Swap - Coming soon.....
PaperBeau
« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2013 12:39:18 PM »

it's official (in my mind anyway) this project ROCKS!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Angry Angel
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 2743
Joined: 10-Sep-2006


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2013 02:52:55 PM »

Such a brilliant idea! I love all the detail and effort you put into this, and your models are great!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

lucyravenscar.etsy.com
lucyravenscar.blogspot.com
lucyravenscar.tumblr.com
sheepBlue
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Online Online

Posts: 6421
Joined: 10-Aug-2008

Crafting to keep insanity at bay.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2013 03:41:37 PM »

It turned out so great!! Love all the little props - I think my favorite might be the dumbledor hat and beard. Your kiddo looks so silly wearing it  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

yoopidou
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2773
Joined: 14-Aug-2008


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: April 09, 2013 07:53:52 PM »

That's a really cool idea!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 12919
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: April 09, 2013 08:09:34 PM »

This is so fun!! I love what you created and you definitely managed to find some wonderful models Smiley.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Pinterest!
My Blog!

Craftster has gone mobile!!  Read the news here.
tapestrymlp
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 936
Joined: 07-Jan-2010

~Tapestry~


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2013 09:09:37 PM »

Thanks for the lovely compliments!

The guy in my pics is a friend from my HP group. If you go to the photo set for the kit his wife, Courtney, posed for pics as well. I love those two because they're always such a blast - the perfect models for anything silly. And my daughter is normally a bit difficult about pictures, but leapt at the chance to pose for these Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~Tapestry~

*************
Visit my Etsy store for magical crafts & whimsical figures, http://petitepotions.etsy.com
pottermouth
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 1614
Joined: 26-Feb-2008

I like Kit-Kat, unless I'm with 4 or more people.


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: April 10, 2013 08:44:48 PM »

This is so fantastic and a brilliant idea. I love it!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

chughes225
« Reply #9 on: April 12, 2013 11:41:22 AM »

I am the proud owner of this kit and i absolutly love it all! The details are amazing.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Tony and Angela DiTerlizzi Reveal Their Favorite Words
Peter Walsh Offers Readers Some Words of Wisdom
Peter Walsh Talks About Enough Already
Elizabeth Scott Talks About Living Dead Girl
John Carter Cash Offers Readers Some Words of Wisdom
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Thrifty Dog Bed
October 29, 2014 Featured Projects
Craft Challenge #103, Foodie Frenzy 2 Winner

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.