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Nomification - Harry Potter Treacle Tart

Nomification - Harry Potter Treacle Tart

Here in the U.S. the biggest nom holiday of them all is right around the corner. Why not bring something a little magical to the Thanksgiving table this year? Check out this recipe for Harry Potter Treacle Tart from Food in Literature.


I Found a Thing : 8-Bit Super Mario Blanket Tutorial

I Found a Thing : 8-Bit Super Mario Blanket Tutorial

Pixel art using granny squares is a great way to get a complex look while keeping it simple. This is a fantastic project for someone just getting past the basics of crochet because the repetitive creation of the granny squares really hones your skills with the various kinds of stitches, without making it too tedious.

To get an idea of how granny square crochet pixel art works, check out this tutorial by russm313 on Instructable to make this 8-bit Super Mario blanket.


Nomification - The Ultimate Butterbeer Recipe Guide!

Nomification - The Ultimate Butterbeer Recipe Guide!

The official recipe from the Wizarding World website has a great set of recipes for the sweet buttery drink we've all craved since book three. So it's not really surprising that there are a whole cauldron full of butterbeer recipes out there. But did you know they aren't limited to drinks?

ICECREAM

At the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Florean Fortescue's serves butterbeer ice cream! Well, now you can make it at home too. We made a batch of this recently and added a bit of rum extract to...


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YouTube DIY: Wand Display

YouTube DIY: Wand Display

So earlier in the week we featured a DIY Harry Potter wand tutorial round up. Well now that you have your wand, why not make a place to show it off?