25 DIY Home Decor Ideas For Harry Potter Fans

These budget-friendly diy home decor ideas for every potterhead will give your home a magical touch
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"yer a wizard Harry !" This line changed a normal boy's life just as much as it changed ours. We have played Quidditch with harry, went to classes with Hermione, and visited Molly with Ron. So for the Potterhead in you, here we have a list of 15+ easy DIY home decor items inspired by Harry Potter and show your magical side.

1. DIY Wands

Everyone knows that wands are the foremost important thing in the harry potter universe. If you don't have a wand, you are practically a squib because you can't perform any magic. But we have got your back. Here is an easy tutorial by Becca beach to help you with your wand making.

For this DIY you are going to need the following items:

With these materials in hand, you can follow the following steps for your own personal wand:

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Keep these wands in a vase and place it in the middle of your coffee table to show your magical side.

2. Flying Keys

I am sure everyone remembers that scene when enchanted keys were flying around the room and Harry just grabbed them to find out the real one.

Materials needed for this DIY are:

With these materials, follow the steps for your own enchanted keys:

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3. Lumos Nox Switchboard

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This DIY is the easiest one on the list. You just need a sharpie that is contrasting to your switchboard and you are done. With crafty penmanship, you can transform a plain-looking switchboard into a wizardry marvel. Don't forget to say Lumos when you turn on the switch.

4. Harry Potter Mural

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This is the best way to show your love for harry potter and also cover an entire wall at the same time. The answer is simple, You inscribe the first page of the sorcerer's stone on the wall. You don't even need some unusual things, just a painting brush and an adequate amount of black paint and you are good to go. This artwork is going to take some time but it is all worth it!

5. Harry Potter Inspired Plant Pot

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This harry potter themed plant pot is going to make heads turn. Attention to detail and a careful choice of colors is the secret to this incredible artwork and can make an impression on your guests. This DIY is the finest idea for coloring those houseplant pots. Clean oxygen and a harry potter artwork is an absolute win-win situation.

6. Hogwarts Floating Candles

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Harry entered the great hall and the first thing he noticed was there were floating candles! We all would have done the same thing because floating candles at night is a view to watch. This can be experienced in the comfort of your home also.

Materials needed for making this DIY are:

With these materials in hand, let's move on to the next steps and start making the candle:

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Check out this video by Corinne Leigh for the complete guide. 

7. Hogwarts House banners

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These pretty little house banners can be used for your living room decorations when you can't decide which house you love the most. 

Materials needed for this DIY are:

With these materials in hand, follow the following steps for this DIY:

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8. Alohamora key rack

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This simple yet elegant key rack will ensure that you don't lose your keys again. A woodblock, white acrylic paint, small hooks, and a paintbrush is all you need for this easy DIY.

9. Quirky Elves Notice

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This DIY is for all the Potterhead moms out there. This can be a quick little way to teach your kids the habit of cleaning up after they are done playing. Use a thin woodblock, paintbrush, glue, and white acrylic paints for this quirky notice.

10. Harry Potter Spellbook

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Transform your basic bookshelf into a harry potter inspired bookshelf in no time. You can use old, discarded books to give a vintage look to your DIY.

Materials needed for this DIY are:

With these materials in hand, Follow the following steps to make this easy DIY:

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11. DIY Golden Snitch

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''I open at the close''. This quote is cryptic and beautiful at the same time just like the golden snitch. Who knew that the golden snitch could be opened.

Materials needed for this DIY are:

With these materials in hand, Follow the following steps to make The Golden Snitch:

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You can hang multiple golden snitches around or can simply put on your coffee table.

12. Platform 9 3/4 Door cover

We all flinched a little when Harry ran the first time through the wall but it was safe. This pretty and easy DIY Can be used as a door cover, A wall decoration, or also as a curtain.

You are going to need these materials for the DIY:

With these materials, Follow the following steps to make your DIY door cover:

But remember to not run into it because unfortunately, we are living in a muggle world. 

13. Azkaban Prisoner Mirror/Halloween costume

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This DIY is going to help you in two ways. You can use this as a Halloween costume and after that, it can serve the purpose of a mirror frame. Stick a mirror in the middle of the frame, and suddenly everyone is an Azkaban prisoner. You can place this mirror near your front door so that everyone knows what is their correct identity.

14. House Points Counter

100 points to Gryffindor for studying this year! Dumbledore needed an excuse to award points to Gryffindor and we all witnessed in books as well as movies. But you can change that by making this DIY.

Materials needed are:

Steps to make the House points Counter are:

Make your house win or let no one win this year, the choices are endless. Moreover, this will not only show off your house pride but also give a splash of colors to your room. 

15. Weasley wall clock

The Weasley family was the perfect family and the clock that they had was one of the best enchanting things to be shown in the books and movies. We all wanted to have one of those clocks which could show us where our loved ones are. 

Materials needed for this DIY are:

With these materials, follow the following steps for this cool DIY:

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16. Deathly Hallow String Art

"The deathly hallows together make one master of death". Your dream to possess the deathly hallows is going to come true.

Collect the following materials for The Deathly Hallows DIY:

Follow these steps to make the DIY:

17. Harry Potter Calendar

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Housewife eclectic has these amazing templates that can be downloaded for free! You can print these templates and make your own harry potter calendar. You can follow mixed up craft's video to know how to make a desk calendar.

18. DIY Harry Potter Dresser

If we are decorating our home, then even the dresser needs a makeover. This Harry Potter inspired makeover is surely going to make heads turn. 

Materials needed for this DIY are:

With these materials, Follow the following steps For this easy DIY:

No matter what our age or color or country is, we all love Harry Potter. Try these DIYs out and relive the same magic every day.

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