I am the biggest Harry Potter fan that I know (in person) and just LOVE replicating these magical items.
Right now I am doing a project for one of my childhood friend's father-in-law. He is the one that generously handcrafted me and my son's Harry Potter wands. He didn't charge us a cent for them and just mailed them to us out of the goodness of his heart because he knew how much we both loved Harry Potter and how much we'd appreciate them.
Let me tell you, WE LOVE THEM. Many duels have been had between the two of us. (We don't use unforgiveable curses).
Anyways, I've wanted to make him something to say thank you for a long time, but had no inspiration.
So, I have decided to make him an HP mini. I am making Harry Potter's chest, chock full of items Harry would have and bring to Hogwarts. Everything is going to be made by hand. I have already made the chest out of foam board and covered it in leather looking paper. Now I am working on the items to go inside.
The first one took me longer than I'm willing to admit. But I have gotten much more efficient! I can crank these babies out like nothing. WOOT!
I take all pictures with my iPhone. I really should invest in a better camera. These look SO much more awesome in person. These blurry pics make me frustrated. I just can't keep my hand from shaking.
And my potions!
I really love the Draught of Living Death
Veritaserum, Moonstones, Runespoor Eggs, and Acromantula Venom
The trunk I made to put everything in. It's not done!!!! This is just the basic trunk.