|It's baby Dobby! I know you were just dying to see this cuteness.|
|John also had a mace. That proved to be a very difficult aspect of his Halloween costume around babies.|
|Honeydukes! There was more candy later. I either made up names or used names of actual candy reference in the books to label the jars.|
Colorful little jars in front are real herbs and spices I have that I thought would look cool.
|The only food out was pumpkin seeds when I was going around and taking pictures.|
Food was Chicken Tortilla Soup, with homemade tortilla chips, and crispy Mac and Cheese.
|We ended up with many leftover wands. I think I overestimated how many of them would break/get slobbered to death by the baby.|
|How did I not get a non-blurry picture of this?!|
My favorite DIY, the thing I really wanted to happen, was the floating candles. They took about four engineering attempts before we had a successful design.
And I didn't get a single non-blurry picture.
|It's a cactus! Holding Dobby. With unnamed Hogworts student.|
|Lesson: fully chill jello brain before dumping. Still yummy!|
And Butterbeer is delicious! Especially when mixed with mead.
|Our fierce Bellatrix Lestrange|
|It's Teddy, Lupin, and Tonks! Tell me how your heart isn't melting right now?!|
|Men in White|
This party probably wins as the one I spent the most time DIYing things for, but it was also a lot of fun. I like for crafts to have a purpose and a party is a good purpose in my book.