Go From A Muggle To A Wizard With These Last Minute DIY Harry Potter Gifts!

August 21, 2023
Gift Ideas
jason wolfe
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Harry Potter is a world where magic and any impossibility becomes possible, a place where everyone should get a chance to become a kid again and play out being a witch, wizard, warlock, or something entirely new. Being a Potterhead comes with a lot of cool opportunities to share that love of this open world with anyone you like, like creating last minute DIY Harry Potter gifts! These gifts are the perfect fit for anyone to enjoy- (plus they are a lot of fun to make too). Give these magical gifts to all who are long time fans of the series or new ones- everyone deserves to feel welcome into this extraordinary world.

If your loved one inquires about your gift and wonders how they can make something or give something similar to someone they love, then you can point them in the direction- (or give them a bonus gift) of a GiftYa Gift Card! GiftYa digital gift cards are great because they aren’t limited to just one place, you can get a virtual gift card to many different locations in the country like retailers, online stores, local shops, restaurants, subscription services, and more! You can send the gift card over to them via text or email where they can enjoy spending their new gift card almost immediately. 

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1. Amazon

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If any of the gifts on our list today inspires you to create your own Harry Potter magic then an Amazon gift card would be the perfect bonus to get your loved one because they have so many products just waiting for your hands to get on them so you can make something too! Amazon is one of the most popular online marketplaces in the whole world, they have furniture, tools, craft/art supplies, clothes, fandom memorabilia, toys, games, electronics, groceries, books, and much much more! 

Take a look through their virtual aisles where you can search for exactly what you want, add them to your cart, and check out within a few minutes. Plus if you have Amazon Prime you can get select items shipped to you as soon as the next day. (And they have a wide range of HP products there too- including the movies and book series that you can rent or buy).

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From Chocolate Frogs To Pumpkin Juice, And Meat Pies

Food is a big part of the Harry Potter world and what fun would it bring a few of these fantasy foods to life!

William Sonoma released a “Harry Potter” collection, so you can make your meals worthy of the Great Hall

Make a “Harry Potter Day” and bring these classic foods to life! Image courtesy of yahoo!sports which worked with William Sonoma who released a Harry Potter collection. 

One of the biggest parts of the world of Harry Potter is all of the small details that create such a vivid picture and that is due to the amazing set dressing, special effects, and production companies who bring in help to make these scenes look, well, magical. And one of the biggest small details is the food! From the trolley scene where you get to see Ron and Harry eat all of those sweets to any moment in the Great Hall where food is enjoyed by all of the students. Each of those moments will have any movie fan wondering what it all actually tastes like- and oh what a lovely gift that would be…

2. Sweet Treats For Sweet Teeth

3. A Little Savory Mixed In With Your Sweets

4. Brew Your Own Potions- Both Edible And Not-So

It’s time for Potions Class and today we’re making one that’ll be great for drinking and one that’ll be better for decorative purposes only.

5. Magical Snacks That Are Just Too Cute

For these little treats, your crafting skills will come in handy as they are all shaped to represent something from the series.

Represent Your House Pride And Cast Spells

Every fan of Harry Potter knows what House they’re sorted into, so how about some gifts to reflect it?

four Hogwarts House banners going from left to right: Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, and then Hufflepuff. Each banner has the House sigil on it: A Lion, Raven, Snake, and then Badger. In the background is a still from the movies of the Great Hall.
Absolutely anybody can be sorted into a Hogwarts House, you can find your House where you’ll be welcomed with open arms! Image courtesy of the official Movie Web website.

Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, and Hufflepuff are the four famous Houses in Hogwarts where all those who enroll are sorted into by the Sorting Hat. But you don’t need to be a character in the story to get sorted yourself, anyone from any walk of life can be sorted through the thousands of quizzes online. There’s a lot of fun ones out there that anyone can try as they are free to all! 

Now that you know your House and you know your friend’s house, how about some DIY gifts that reflect those house colors?

6. Bath Bombs To Enjoy After A Long Day

7. Cozy Up With Themed Socks

8. Cast Spells With Your Own Wand

9. Their Very Own Hogwarts House Banner

10. A Custom Visa Gift Card From Gift Card Granny

Buy all the Harry Potter gifts you could want with a Visa gift card!

Build A Custom Visa Gift Card

Preview of your Build-a-Card

A great gift to give your loved one where they can go out and get exactly what they want to make their own Harry Potter gift DIY gift or something entirely new is a custom Visa Gift Card from Gift Card Granny. You can choose to send the card to them via mail where your personalized picture and gift message will be on the physical card or keep it digital and send it as an eGift. Choose an amount from as little as $10 to as big as $500 and then they can go to almost any store in the country with their new card.

You can Purchase a Custom Visa Gift Card from Gift Card Granny here!

All of these last minute DIY Harry Potter gifts are perfect for any person who enjoys the series. No matter who you are and what you like- you’ll definitely enjoy these make-shift gifts because they’re perfect for everyone!


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