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.
Does your gift list have you stumped? Can never figure out what to make for Great Aunt Felma?  Each day through December 24, we are featuring a fabulous gift tutorial!  Check out the 2017 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide for (free!) recipes, patterns and more.
Total Members: 319,835
Currently Running With Scissors:
220 Guests and 9 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: A Bevy of Harry Potter Ornaments  (Read 3201 times)
Tags for this thread: harry_potter , ornament , christmas  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
1+
 
tapestrymlp
« on: December 03, 2013 08:19:33 PM »

For a recent photo shoot with my HP group I painted a bunch of props. A pigwidgeon and howler piece were particular favorites of mine. I decided to try making both into ornaments. I scanned both paintings, shrank them down, printed them on canvas with my printer and then sewed the results onto felt. For Pigwidgeon I added a bit of stuffing to give him some dimension. I used eyelets to create a hanger and shredded the edges of the canvas material for a more homespun look. I really love the results:



Way back in November I wrangled three of my favorite crafters into a private HP ornament swap. Here are the ornaments I came up with for each of them.

Fawkes
Hand-painted onto muslin, cut out and glued onto red felt and then coated with 3 coats of Modge Podge to add a bit of stiffness and protect the painted image from fraying/fading/small children with sticky fingers.


Potter Puppet Pals Theater
I pried the lid of an altoids tin, painted the outside like wood, lined the inside with blue and made little red felt curtains. Next I painted the three characters and cut them out and then added them to the theater with some pop dots stickies so the tin would have a nice layered effect. I used the hinges from the tin's former lid to secure ribbon as a hanger.


Expecto Patronum
Using a blank plastic ornament (a slightly flattened disc shape) I painted half the inside white and then added tinsel glitter to simulate snow. Next I printed a blue stag image on transparency paper, cut it out and hung it inside the ornament to dangle freely. Finally I painted the words Expecto Patronum in an HP font on the front.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

~Tapestry~
milkeway
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2013 06:08:42 AM »

Wow these are amazing!! I especially love the Expecto Patronum and Potter Puppet Pals!!! Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged

pottermouth
Crochet Moderator
Vintage Crafts Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 4602
Joined: 26-Feb-2008

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


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2013 05:55:00 AM »

I love them all! I'm especially fond of the PPP one though... Cheesy Beautiful work as always.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

stillatthetop
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2013 06:45:48 AM »

I love the owl. And the bird.

~T
THIS ROCKS   Logged

NEW REQUEST: Need quilting fabric with ONLY purple, grey, green. Solids or Prints in any combination/shades, but NO OTHER COLORS ALLOWED. HELP! They are hard to find.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
pinkleo
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

~*HPC Headmistress*~
Offline Offline

Posts: 8926
Joined: 09-Jun-2005

lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2014 09:47:12 AM »

These are fabulous!  I absolutely love the Expecto Patronum ornament. Cool

~*Congrats, you have been pinned onto Craftster's Harry Potter Crafts Pinterest Board.*~ Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

jenleahlynn
« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2014 07:25:41 AM »

i love the puppet pals ornament, but you've got a great variety of technique
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Jenleahlynn
interested in a private atc swap-i am collecting ATC cards to be framed in a collage and auction to raise money for Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma research. (ACCRF) project blog-    atc4acc.blogspot.com

pinterest.com/jenleahlynn
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Mini Heart Pinata
Oh, deer!
@Home This Weekend: Stylish Jacket For Your Pooch



Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

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