A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November Crafting Tips & Tricks: Check out Kittykill's latest DIY video, How to Make Glowing Wax Globes!
Total Members: 314,626
Currently Running With Scissors:
195 Guests and 3 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: HP fans input requested- turning house into shreiking shack for halloween!  (Read 7743 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
Offline Offline

Posts: 23
Joined: 16-Aug-2006

I always obey my Master :)

View Profile
« Reply #30 on: September 24, 2006 12:48:05 PM »

I was planning on using an owl decoy and drilling out eyes and using christmas lights to give my makeshift Hedwig some personality lol...
same could apply to a deer decoy, I mean really it's crafty as long as I alter it , right? lol
« Reply #31 on: September 24, 2006 01:23:16 PM »

Sure it is and maybe you could put some real fur on it, too.  Just to give it a more real look.  Most decoys are just plastic.


PM me for Personal Swaps
« Reply #32 on: September 24, 2006 06:34:35 PM »

Good thinking, ladies! That Hedwig sounds awesome. I can't wait to see pictures of all this! Cheesy
Offline Offline

Posts: 15
Joined: 15-May-2006

SpaceCaptain Jeeves of Slytherin House

View Profile WWW
« Reply #33 on: September 24, 2006 11:38:55 PM »

If you're going to make a Dobby, you should go to the thrift store and buy some knitted socks. Then you could cut 4" inches off of each toe and turn them into Hermione's S.P.E.W. hats that she leaves all over the place.

(I'm a meerkat on a hot tin roof.)
« Reply #34 on: September 25, 2006 12:25:59 AM »

are you going to give out HP trinkets as treats? like SPEW buttons or those Bertie's Botts Jelly Bellys... or the crafty wands... or recreate some of the stuff from Honeydukes? or at least put the candy in a bag that says Honeydukes on the front.

« Reply #35 on: September 25, 2006 05:27:10 AM »

aw, jeez, I want a SPEW button.  Roll Eyes
Offline Offline

Posts: 23
Joined: 16-Aug-2006

I always obey my Master :)

View Profile
« Reply #36 on: September 25, 2006 12:19:44 PM »

I was going to do honeyduke's bags for my opening parties...but not for halloween as I think most of this is going to be lost on people anyway, and I want to make sure I have a few tricks up my sleeve for the die hard fans that show up to the party .
But yes Dobby socks excellent!
I found a griffindor type sword at the dollar store I might do something with...still trying to figure out how to include all moves/books...so far it is very COS!
Follow the Butterflies....
Offline Offline

Posts: 1861
Joined: 28-Dec-2005

I'd rather swing on the moon than a star.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #37 on: September 25, 2006 12:56:08 PM »

haha this is the coolest idea i've ever heard of Cheesy 

Sadly, I can't really think of anything to add right now for an idea...as for a costme, what about going as polyjuice mistake hermione?  Cheesy 

(formerly AnnaOnTheMoon)

http://blog.beccajanestclair.com ~ http://annaonthemoon.livejournal.com ~  http://www.wists.com/annaonthemoon  ~ http://pinterest.com/annaonthemoon
Tirelessly working to raise the next generation of Craftsters.
Offline Offline

Posts: 1024
Joined: 24-Oct-2005

View Profile WWW
« Reply #38 on: September 26, 2006 06:51:13 AM »

This is brilliant!!  I love the idea, and if we lived in an area where people actually trick or treated, I'd so steal it (with permission, of course  lol)! 

Polyjuice Hermione would be an awesome costume!!  I think Professor Trelawney would be a fun costume, too.  Ooh, maybe I'll be her for Halloween...

How about putting Aragog upside down for book 6?  lol  Or, ooh, you could make a cursed necklace!!!  What did you have for PoA?  Maybe you could recon an extra hunting decoy to make Buckbeak!!!  I love the house elf heads idea - maybe you could put them on the front door!  lol

What doesn't kill you makes you stranger. --The Joker

After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. -- Albus Dumbledore

Sokka: My first girlfriend turned into the moon.
Zuko: Thats rough, buddy.
Offline Offline

Posts: 180
Joined: 18-Jan-2006
Compulsive Crafter

View Profile
« Reply #39 on: September 26, 2006 09:36:22 AM »


This is such a fantastic idea. I think I'll have to borrow this idea next year.

Please post lots of pictures.

Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 3 [4] 5  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Clipboard Photo Display
Party with a Pumpkin Challenge Winner: Floral Pumpkin Centerpiece
November 15, 2017 Featured Projects

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.