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Harry Potter Inspired Wedding

A Harry Potter inspired wedding … what a wonderful idea for all Potterheads out there! My daughter loves Harry Potter and has read the books multiple times, seen all the movies and can probably name every spell! This is why I’ve put this blog in her hands. Enjoy!

“You don’t need a golden snitch to get hitched Harry Potter style – but it doesn’t hurt!”

Are you in love with the magic of Harry Potter? I am, and always have been! If you’re considering a Harry Potter themed wedding, I assure you that the options are incredible. When I saw what’s available I couldn’t believe my eyes… I want to buy EVERYTHING! (And I’m not just talking about for a wedding.)

From authentic looking signs of our favorite iconic Harry Potter locations to quotes from the novels that never fail to bring a tear to our eyes, there’s no limit to the wonder and enchantment you can bring to a Harry Potter inspired wedding!

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Our specially hand-picked Harry Potter Inspired Wedding Ideas

A fairy tale wedding calls for unique decor! Harry Potter Hogwarts directional signs will add character and authenticity to your venue decor. Choose your favorites from a collection of 20 signs all made from 100% reclaimed materials. These signs are awesome and can be used in so many different ways! Have you always wanted to take a trip to Platform 9 ¾? A drop in at the three broomsticks or a sweet treat from Honeydukes? Make your wedding a truly immersive experience with these signs! If it were me I would make a homemade Marauder’s Map poster of the wedding venue and use famous Harry Potter locations to designate various areas!

Hogwarts Directional Signs
TheTikiCompany (Etsy Shop) – Hogwarts Directional Signs

This rustic Harry Potter cake server set will leave your guests in awe! Available in your choice of color, personalize the set with your names and the date of your wedding for a unique memento of your big day. The mark of the Deathly Hallows adorns the ends of the utensils; an inside joke for Potterheads to share. And for those who don’t recognize it, what can I say? … Muggles!

Harry Potter Inspired Wedding Cake Server Set
WoodWord4u (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Cake Server Set

For an amazing way to collect your guests’ wishes, this Harry Potter Hogwarts inspired guest book alternative is the only way to go. Have your guests sign a wooden Sorting Hat and drop it into the castle. Personalize the owl with your names and wedding date for beautiful piece of art you’ll proudly display in your home.

Hogwarts Inspired Wedding Guest Book Alternative
WeddingRusticArt (Etsy Shop) – Hogwarts Inspired Guest Book Alternative

If you’re going to have a Harry Potter inspired wedding, I say go big or go home! Create excitement for your guests when they write a special message with this gorgeous antique calligraphy quill pen set! The set includes all you need to set up an amazing signing station.

Antique Calligraphy Quill Pen Set
WaldsteinLLC (Etsy Shop) – Antique Calligraphy Quill Pen Set

Personalize the front of this hand-made Harry Potter inspired card box with your names and the date of your wedding. The box is lockable and includes a key and wooden key fob. 

Harry Potter Owl Post Wedding Card Box
Theburnttree (Ersy Shop) – Harry Potter Wedding Card Box

Perfectly themed for your Harry Potter inspired wedding, this elegant Always cake topper is hand crafted in wood and can be personalized with the date of your wedding. The cake topper is 7″ wide and is available in your choice of 9 colors. I can’t emphasize how much this single word means to me and I’m sure I’m not alone. Celebrate your love in remembrance of a brave man who lost his way but regained it with love. Shakespearian? Perhaps. Harry Potter-esque? Absolutely!

Harry Potter Always Wedding Cake Topper
FatCatCakeSupply (Etsy Shop) – Always Cake Topper

“If you love quidditch and like the idea of inserting some insider humor, this cake topper is an excellent choice! (Bludgers not included.)

Harry Potter Custom Name Found Your Keeper Wedding Cake Topper
RSVPpartydecor (Etsy Shop) – Custom Name Found Your Keeper Cake Topper

This Harry Potter acrylic sign is both beautiful and poetically appropriate in the current pandemic. A simple quote, and yet it says so much: Even in darkness the flame of love will always endure!

Harry Potter Acrylic Wedding Sign
ErisedDesignsCA (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Acrylic Wedding Sign

For a truly magical centerpiece, these Harry Potter inspired flying caged key lanterns will add a mystical vibe to your decor. Available in your choice of white or black, you need only insert a LED battery operated tea light (not included). I love the flying keys…they make me want to read the Philosopher’s Stone all over again!

Flying Key Lantern Wedding Centerpieces
CpbrdUnderTheStairs (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Flying Caged Key Mini Lanterns

A Gryffindor crest tapestry throw makes for a exquisite wall decor idea. If you have not been sorted into Gryffindor, the other houses are also available as tapestries. (Thank goodness because I’ve always been a Ravenclaw!) Use it to create a focal point behind your sweet heart table or as a background for your candy bar. Again though if it were me I know exactly how I would use these! I’d buy a tapestry for each of the Houses and hang them from the ceiling to recreate the Hogwarts Great Hall. I can just picture it now! Oh my…I just had another idea! What if we sorted the guests into Houses? Maybe the Slytherin guests wouldn’t be too happy about this…

This entrance platform 9 3/4 book end decoration is a unique idea to accentuate your sweetheart, guest book, or cake table! The book ends are hand-painted, crafted of resin, and are official licensed. The details are amazingly perfect right down to Harry’s clothing!

Confer a mystical glow to your tables with these Happy Potter paper lanterns. The luminaries are made from pages of the books and are adorned with star cut outs. They’re designed for flameless candles that can be purchased in most shops and are quite affordable.

Harry Potter Paper Lanterns Wedding Decor
CreativityDesigner (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Paper Lanterns

Don’t want to go the traditional route of regular confetti? How about these confetti taken from pages of the Harry Potter books?

Harry Potter Page Book Confetti
HighKingFen (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Confetti

Perfect for your Harry Potter inspired wedding theme, help your guests easily find their tables with these fabulous table numbers. The beautiful owl design is hand-painted in watercolor and you need only download the template and edit the text. I love you Hedwig!

Harry Potter Magical Owl Wedding Table Numbers
TheJellyRepublic (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Magical Owl Table Numbers

Add the perfect finishing touch to your stationery and decorations with a Harry Potter house wax stamp. Each piece is available individually or you can purchase them as a kit to create a unique decor at each guest table.

Harry Potter Wedding Wax Steal Stamp Kit
RebrandingDesigns (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Wedding Wax Steal Stamp Kit

These wizard wands make for a fun favor for your guests. They can also be used to enhance the magical feel of your venue. Display them on your walls or in a basket near the entrance of the venue to welcome your guests in a unique way!

Harry Potter Wizard Wands Wedding Favors
Dynamicalley (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Wizard Wands

Making for such a great favor idea, these mini magic potion labels are very unique! These printable potion labels are designed for mini bottles so you can easily transform them into magic potions. Let’s just hope no one slips some Amortentia in the bride or groom’s pumpkin juice!

Harry Potter Themed Mini Magic Potion Wedding Favor Labels
MagicPracticum (Etsy Shop) – Harry Potter Mini Magic Potion Favor Labels

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