A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

Angie had a ball at her Harry Potter themed birthday party – and I had a lot of fun planning it. If you missed it, take a look at yesterday’s Harry Potter party food post.

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

Don’t you just love a good dress-up party?

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

I couldn’t find a uniform small enough for Rafe, so I painted a Gryffindor tie on a T-shirt for him.

Harry Potter Décor

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

Poor Myrtle, all alone in the bathroom.

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

I printed out these book covers. Angie was quite disappointed they were covering my books, and not actual Hogwarts textbooks.

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

I made these with wooden skewers, a glue gun and paint. Quick and easy.

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

For party favours, I bought a few packs of pencils and glued feathers to them.

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

As each guest arrive, they had to stick their hand into a hat and pull out a badge.

Harry Potter Party Games

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

Find the snitch! I glued some cardboard wings to a ping pong ball and hid it in the garden before the guests arrived.

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

Dragon egg and spoon race. I bought some polystyrene eggs at Evermore and painted them in the house colours, then stuck some jewel stickers on to make them look more dragon-like.

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

Pin the scar on Harry. Angie quite liked the idea of “pin the nose on Voldemort” but I talked her out of it. I cut out lightning bolts in the house colours.

Harry Potter Cake

A Harry Potter Birthday Party {Part 2}

Angie wanted Harry’s face on a cake, and though I was tempted to go with the pink icing and “Happee Birthdae” Hagrid-style, I gave her what she wanted. I printed the picture at a baking shop, and the sweet old lady who works there got very excited and told me how much she loved Harry Potter too. “I haven’t seen the movies,” she confessed in a whisper, and I said, “The books are better.”

For more ideas take a look at my Harry Potter Party Ideas Pinterest board.


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