13 Gift ideas for Harry Potter fans
Wondering what to get one Harry Potter-crazed friend as a gift? We've got you covered
Welcome to the magical realm of Harry Potter, where every witch or wizard dreams of the warmth of the Gryffindor common room, the thrill of a Quidditch match and the allure of a spellbinding adventure. Whether they are a brave Gryffindor, a cunning Slytherin, a loyal Hufflepuff or a wise Ravenclaw, your magical mate deserves a gift that resonates with the whimsy of J.K. Rowling's wizarding world.
In this spell-tacular gift guide, we will explore thirteen meticulously chosen ideas that will leave your Harry Potter fan utterly bewitched and eager to revisit the wizarding world with a gleeful "Mischief Managed."
If you don’t happen to remember what your friend’s Hogwarts house is and don’t want to risk giving too niche of a gift, this Harry Potter-themed Advent calendar is a charm in itself. Your friend will be able to start the magical countdown to Christmas by revealing a surprise each day. It's like having your very own Room of Requirement, but in calendar form, ensuring a daily dose of magic to sweeten the wait until the Yule Ball.
Hug the magic close with Build-a-Bear's house editions, because nothing says "home" like a plush representation of your chosen Hogwarts house. This is perfect for children who have just begun to get into the franchise but already know which house they belong to.
Challenge your favourite wizard or witch to a game of wizard chess, a pursuit as strategic as dodging Nargles. Similar to the life-sized chess set depicted in The Philosopher’s Stone, this chess set transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. You'll need the strategic prowess of Hermione and the tactical brilliance of Ron to outwit your opponent in this magical battlefield.
Elevate your potion game with Hogwarts House shot glasses, because even the strongest drinks deserve a touch of wizardry. Toast to bravery with Gryffindor, cunning with Slytherin, loyalty with Hufflepuff, and wisdom with Ravenclaw. These glasses are not just for shots; they're a way to infuse a bit of house pride into every drink, whether it's Felix Felicis or a classic Butterbeer.
Gift the thrill of exploring the wizarding world on the go with Hogwarts Legacy on Nintendo Switch. It's like having a portkey to the magical universe, allowing your witch or wizard to attend Hogwarts, master spells and uncover the mysteries that lurk within enchanted halls. It's the perfect gift for the fan who dreams of casting Lumos in the Forbidden Forest or manoeuvring through the Great Hall.
For the beauty-conscious witch, a set of wizard-themed makeup brushes is the perfect way to cast a spell on your daily routine. Imagine blending eyeshadow with the grace of a wand movement or applying lipstick with the precision of a spell. These brushes are like your very own Remembrall, ensuring your makeup is always on point, even during a Quidditch match.
Capture the elusive Golden Snitch with a key ring that adds a touch of magic to mundane moments. It's not just for keys; it's a reminder that magic is always nearby. With a casual swish and flick, you'll unlock doors, summon elevators and maybe even apparate to the Leaky Cauldron. Plus, it's a conversation starter—every true wizard knows the importance of good Quidditch banter.
Merge the wizarding world with Muggle technology by gifting a customized engraved Apple Watch strap. Now, your Harry Potter fan can check the time while channelling the magical vibes of their favourite series, because who needs a Time-Turner when you've got a stylish watch strap?
Immerse your favourite wizard or witch in the hauntingly beautiful world of Hedwig's Theme with a light-up music box. Picture this: the soft glow of the lamp, the melody of Hedwig's Theme playing, and the feeling of being transported to the Great Hall. It's a magical setup that Dumbledore himself would approve of, perfect for setting the mood for potion-making or just a cozy night of spell book reading.
10. Throw blanket
Wrap your Harry Potter enthusiast in the warmth of Hogwarts with a throw blanket that's cozier than a common room fireplace. Draped over the couch or used as a cloak during chilly nights, this blanket screams “Harry Potter fan” in an elegant way. It's like a Horcrux for warmth, ensuring that every cozy moment is infused with the enchantment of Harry Potter.
11. Scented candles
Transform any space into the wizarding world with Harry Potter-themed candles. With scents named “Immortal Slumber” and “Mermaid Tears,” these candles are like the Floo Network for your nose. Light one up, close your eyes, and you'll swear you're strolling down Diagon Alley, wand in hand.
12. Potion mood lamp
Create a magical ambiance with a potion mood lamp that mimics the glow of enchanted potions from the wizarding world. Adjust the colour to match your mood or house pride, because who needs Lumos when you have a potion-inspired lamp? It's the perfect addition to any room, whether you're studying for O.W.L.s or just practicing your Patronus charm.
Can’t conjure things out of thin air? Don’t worry, fans can still work their magic by building their very own Hogwarts Castle and Grounds through this Lego set. On the surface, it might appear to be just another ordinary building-block set, but this model comes equipped with plenty of surprises only true fans will cherish. Aside from the Main Tower, Astronomy Tower and Great Hall, the end product features The Chamber of Secrets and other underground rooms. Not to mention the Durmstrang Ship out on the Black Lake and the Ford Anglia stuck onto the branches of the Whomping Willow—there’s simply so much detail to marvel at!
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