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Hogwarts Doll House

Daughter's birthday present needed to be big for her 9th, and she's in mad love with all things Harry Potter Universe, so here's what I came up with.
Harry Potter Hogwarts doll house with peg people friends!
Saw this idea on a craft board and knew she had to have it, so here it is....all hand painted by me.  Took maybe 50 ish hours.  A sane person would have taken less than half that, but I'm a perfectionist lol.  
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Craftroom Redo Time!

Craftroom redo time!

This project has been a long time in the making.  --A new organizer there, painting job there, floor finished there.... etc. But it's finally done-done and I couldn't be happier.  I love it!

In the scary beginning... dundundun!



Lilac Mess!







Ribbons hard to get to.



A new coat of paint.  A sandy beach/cream color.

Hand painted tattoo inspired wolves.
Put back together after the paint.



Green-Sage carpet









Into beautiful hard wood vinyl -- all done by us! And painted white trim. COMPLETE!! All the north wall completely covered by shelving and bins.


3 individual work spaces, one for me and both girls

West wall closet





New way to do my ribbons!  In a gutter!  Much easier to get one roll out when I need it.  No more needing to take off the whole row of ribbons to get the one I need.  And look how many more ribbons I can buy now ;)


Harry Potter Party

Daughter has been on a big Harry Potter kick lately, and asked for a Potter Party for her bday.  So we did one and did it big!  Preparations took months, so this was not a last minute idea.  We had been finding items and making decorations since last Halloween.

Invitations came with their own personal owl:


Decorations:


Handmade wands for each person:

Transfigurations Class.  Transfiguring plain hogwart pictures into works of art.


Potions class.  Experiment #1 with troll bogies (dish soap), unicorn horn powder (glittered baking soda), and dragons blood (red dyed vinegar).  Experiment #2 Engorgio spell.  (ivory soap pieces in the microwave).  Experiment #3 to make your own potions.


Honeydukes Candy Shop:


They all had a blast!  And though it was a lot of work, it was worth it.  All the kids loved it.