Friday, 4 June 2010
Harry Potter book stacks
Well hav'nt we been exceptionally lucky this week with the glorious weather. I am I must admit an Autumn/Winter person and one of those annoying ones who moans its too hot but we've had some fun this week.
The first part of the week we spent with my sister and her lovely boys at my Mums beach hut, having games of cricket on the beach, picnics by the river. Lots of fun. Unfortunalty the rest of the week went pear shaped with Lola poorly so I didnt get to see my other sister and nephews which was a shame so we've had quieter days at home. With one lousy day of rain that gave me the opportunity to get out some craft things. So while watching DVD's with Lola, armed with my lapdesk, glue, bag of leathers and ruler I got to making those book stacks I told you about.
The mushroom one was colour coordinated with Gertrude's house and style, so I figured the potter ones should do the same.
Here we have Book stacks for all 4 houses of Hogwarts.
Slytherin's stack is silver, purples etc and has potion bottles, ingredients, pestle and mortar and can you see that sneaky snake in there too!
Griffindor's is mainly reds and yellow/golds, again with potion bottles.
The other 2 stacks were trickier as I didnt have the colours of leather needed but the Ravenclaw stack is blues/ greys. All have their crests on the top book and plenty of HP documents in between the books, Marauder maps, Spell books etc.
These will go in both the potion room and Dumbledores study. I have also made a stack for the Potion Master with a skull and the advanced book of spells to pass out to some lucky pupil!
Hope you like them I have made more and am thinking of ebaying some just because I need some pennies for future minis on my wish list and am fast running out of poor Johns car parts and old Maternity clothes to sell !!!!!
Really enjoyed making them even if I did stick just about all my fingers together at one point!
More mini making next week as its term time and Lola hopes to get a start on her house once shes feeling more herself!