Hand-Painted Harry Potter Mug

My Dear… You Have The Grimm!

I know it will sound cliché, but receiving gifts isn’t half as fun as giving gifts. I absolutely love finding gifts that fit people’s personality and tastes perfectly; and if I can make the gift myself that’s even better! The DIY project I’m featuring in this post was one I made for a friend’s birthday. She’s a bit of a tea drinker and we have quite a few inside Harry Potter jokes so I decided to replicate the tea mug from probably my most favorite film of the series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

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The process is actually quite simple and I’ve referenced this process in another blog post using the same DecoArt markers. Check out the other post for a more detailed description of the process. This project was definitely a freehand style creation but I obviously used a movie still as my guide. You can use stencils and tools from DecoArt, but I prefer doing it all freehand.

I hope this inspires you to create something of your own! I attached a side-by-side of my mug with the one from the film, let me know what you think!

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