Friday, December 9, 2016

Harry Potter Potion Ornaments with Free Printables



What would a Harry Potter Christmas tree be without some potion bottles? Gillyweed, Veritaserum and Skele-Gro all make important appearances in the series at one point or another and definitely belong on a tree celebrating our favorite wizards. 

These bottles are so easy to make and there is even a free printable to make it easier! 


You will need:
  • the printables at the end of this post
  • cork bottle ornaments (I found mine at Joanns)
  • Mod Podge
  • a foam brush
  • scissors
  • things to fill your jar with (water with food coloring, glitter, toy bugs) 

Cut out each of the potion labels and coat the back of them with Mod Podge. Place the labels to the front of a bottle and then add a layer of Mod Podge over the top to secure it to the bottle.

Fill the bottles with whatever you want! Herbs and leaves would work great in some. Half marbles or marbles look fantastic. Water with a few drops of food coloring mixed in makes a creepy and fun bottle. Black fine glitter also looks like a fantastic magical substance when in a jar. My Gillyweed bottle is filled with Italian Seasoning, my Shrivelfig bottle is filled with black sprinkles and Skele-Gro is filled with white sprinkles.

Once your bottles are filled, add a ring of hot glue around the cork and then secure it into the ornament, this will prevent messy spills later.

Hang on the tree and enjoy your Christmas potions!


I have also made these potions bottles in full sized versions you can find that post here.



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19 comments:

Angela Tolsma said...

Oh I love these! So awesome! I have a friend I might make these for and send to!

Karen Morse said...

How creative and fun (and festive) are these? And, if you're not a Harry Potter person, it could totally go for a science person! So clever!

Terri Steffes said...

I hope to see you while Tree with all these Harry Potter ornaments. It has be be amazing!

Jocelyn @ Hip Mama's Place said...

This is one of the cutest ideas I've seen because i never see Harry Potter crafts! I would love to make these for my best friend who is a tad obsessed with Harry Potter, she would flip over these.

Erin Nichols said...

My mom would go nuts over these ornaments. I have never made homemade ornaments, but these are classy and fun and simple. This might have to be part of my gift to my momma this year.

Joanna Everyday Made Fresh said...

After seeing all the fun Harry Potter themed stuff you've been creating lately, I really want a HP tree next year!

Kristie McCollum said...

This is such a unique and fun craft! My kids don't know much about Harry Potter but my husband loves it.

Theresa's Reviews said...

These are really cool and creative ideas! I love everything Harry Potter, and my children like it too. They would love making these with me.

Crystal Mendez said...

My sister LOVES Harry Potter, this would make a great gift for her! Such a cool idea!

Heather Garcia said...

What a fun idea!!! My friend is a huge Harry Potter fan and would love these!!

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot said...

I am obsessed with Harry Potter and absolutely love these. They are SO cute and would be perfect on a little tree with golden snitch ornaments! haha

J said...

This are super cute! So many people I know are huge fans of Harry Potter so they'd be thrilled to get something like this! They are really adorable! - Jeanine

Tough Cookie Mommy said...

These ornaments are such a great idea for all of the Harry Potter fans in our family. My cousin has read all the books and watched all the films so she would love these.

Reesa Lewandowski said...

You have the best Harry Potter ideas! I love the little bottles these ornaments are made of!

Taylor Mobley said...

These are amazing. Your Harry Potter ideas are ALWAYS the BEST! I love how cute these would be on the Christmas Tree! If I was decorating a tree this year -- I would totally make these. I'll have to bookmark for next year.

Krystal // The Krystal Diaries said...

I'm such a fan of Harry Potter. These are such cute ornament ideas and I kind of want to have a tiny Christmas tree just for Harry Potter ornaments.

Courteney said...

These are so cute! I know a few people who would love a present like this - perfect for Potterheada!

Chelsea Damon said...

These are so cute! Any child old enough to watch Harry Potter would love these!

Kiwi said...

I will be honest I never seen any of the Harry Potter movies so I dont know the references. I bet this is great for the HP lovers out there.