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“I open at the beginning” read the golden Snitch embedded within a copy of the book “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” for a proposal a Harry Potter fan would never forget. “I proposed to my lovely Olivia with the help of my best friend Tim,” explains Jon. “We procured an owl, yes a LIVE OWL. The handler dressed up as Hagrid, and came down to the firepit at the cabin we rented in Boone, NC.” Within the pages of the Harry Potter series owls are seen as magical creatures often used for delivering posts and parcels in the wizarding world, and this owl, had a post with Olivia’s name on it.
Hagrid walked up to a nervous Jon and a curious Olivia with his owl perched on his arm and a scroll of parchment tied to its leg which Olivia then read:
Opening this CustomMade Quidditch set you’ll find the typical equipment to play Harry Potter’s favorite sport; Bludgers, a Quaffle, Beater’s Bats and a Golden Snitch with a hidden secret.
When Rachel wanted to propose to her girlfriend Jaquie, a longtime Harry Potter fan, she set out to win her heart not with a magic potion but with a CustomMade Quidditch set and engagement ring. CustomMade artist Anthony Albano accepted Rachel’s challenge designing this Quidditch set/engagement ring box. Recreating the player’s equipment and the box from wood, Anthony added in the worn detailing along with the embellishments and hardware on the outside of the box to create a realistic and ‘played’ look.
For Harry Potter fans Stephanie and Adam The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando made for the perfect location to take their awesomely geeky engagement photos, and the only location for Adam. Photographer Emily Gilbert, owner of E. Gilbert Photography in central Florida, shot the couple on their magical photo journey through the streets and shops of Hogmeade and corridors of Hogwarts castle. ”Adam and Stephanie, are huge HP fans – Adam didn’t even want to take engagement photos until Stephanie suggested Hogsmeade as the location.” explains Emily.
Become transported into some of the most popular locations in the Harry Potter book series by photographer Emily Gilbert’s beautiful photos. From the cobblestone streets and quirky shops of Hogmeade follow Stephanie and Adam as they share some colorful sweets and chocolate frogs from Honeydukes and a pint, or two, of Butterbeer from The Three Broomsticks tavern.
This pink potion of strawberry syrup, milk, white chocolate and marshmallows will have you obsessing over the object of your affection this Valentine’s Day. Said to have a unique aroma to each who drinks the potion, reminding them of the things that they find most attractive. When Ron Weasley tried the potion he smelled his mother’s cooking, bacon, and Hermione’s perfume the one he gave her in their fifth year at Hogwarts for Christmas.
“Amortentia doesn’t create actual love, of course. That’s impossible. But it does cause a powerful infatuation or obsession. For that reason, it is probably the most dangerous potion in this room.“—Horace Slughorn
What will you smell when you drink from this Harry Potter inspired beverage?
Photographer Laura Babb shared Beccy and Danny’s beautiful geek themed engagement shoot – a battle between the magic of Harry Potter against the Force in Star Wars. Known for her quirky, creative and alternative wedding and portrait photography in London and beyond; Laura also runs The London Wedding Club for London wedding industry professionals.
“When we booked their engagement shoot they asked if Danny could bring his light saber and Beccy could bring her Harry Potter wand (it actually changes the channel on the TV if you wave it in the right pattern!).” The geeky couple are planning their wedding for next year, specifically, on May the 4th (force).
A Harry Potter cake featuring Hedwig’s cage by Rosebud Cakes located in Beverly Hills, CA. Everything is edible including the glasses, wand and polyjuice potion. Take a look at more of their incredibly detailed designs on their Flickr page.
A unique take on the Harry Potter wedding theme this styled shoot even has a pumpkin butter beer wedding cake! Magically transporting your wedding to the Great Hall of Hogwarts is Michigan based photographer Jeffrey Lewis Bennet of JLBWeddings. With some help from the event coordinators at TooFoot Creative along with Bill Hamilton Designs, Sweet Heather Anne, Gourmet Invitations, Affordable Elegance and Sweet Distinction they did an amazing job transforming this Michigan Union Ballroom.
The focus of this Harry Potter themed dessert table is the pumpkin butterbeer wedding cake by Sweet Heather Anne, surrounded by golden snitch macarons, sorting hat cupcakes and a Treade truffle tower.
Alyson Hickey Photography, based out of New Milford CT photographed the couple at Candlelight Farms Inn in Sherman CT. “The farm was really beautiful,” says Danielle, “and it reminded me strongly of the Burrow; so we tried to make it look like we were returning from a lovely game of Quidditch.” As for her actual wedding, Danielle wants to continue with the Harry Potter Slytherin house theme and green and silver color scheme, but in a subtle way.