My Harry Potter Problem

Hi, my name’s Katie, and I’m a Potter-holic.
Now let’s be real, if you’re a decent human being, odds are you’d say you are a fan of Harry Potter, yes? I mean, what’s not to love? Amazingly complex story lines- check! Wonderfully detailed characters- check! A thankfully adequate movie franchise- check! It’s a no-brainer. I mean really, they don’t build enormous theme parks based on stories that suck, amirite?
Have I made my point here? What I’m trying to say is, with all due respect, if you’re not a HP fan, you are wrong. Please go and reevaluate your life choices.
Anyway, somewhere along the line, I seemlessly transitioned from the realm of normal fan, to weirdo fanatic. Thing is, it’s not just a really well done book series anymore. I don’t have to just imagine everything in my head; I can watch the movies and actually see it, I can go to Universal and actually live it. For adults like me who never really grew up, Harry Potter is a godsend, giving my stir crazy  imagination a much needed playground.
Now, thanks to my love of crafts and diy everything, plus the fact that I don’t have kids (so I have extra space and time on my hands), my obsession has been funneled into decorating my craft room to look like the Gryffindor Common Room.
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It is no doubt my favorite room in my house, obviously, and though it is a constant work in progress, I’ve gotten it to a point where I’m open to showing other people.

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Eventually I want every surface covered with stuff, so you’ll see I’m a long way from that. But I’ve been putting this room together for about 2 years now. It’s just a baby, and I can’t freaking wait to see it when it’s all grown up!wpid-20151107_130105.jpg

A lot of it is diy stuff I’ve done, a lot is random stuff I’ve found at thrift stores or antique shops. I’m constantly on the hunt for random items that fit the theme, or Pinterest projects to make.

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I also have a few offical pieces that my husband has gotten me. Thank god he supports my craziness! It was actually all his idea, but that’s a story for another day.

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For now, here’s a few pics of my Harry Potter Craft Room! I’m planning to highlight each section with closer pictures, so stay tuned, and enjoy!

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