Looking for something crafty to occupy yourself this weekend? Why not make our Easter bunting and fill your home with some Easter cheer.
Our next make is from Happy Potter's Eleanor and you can join her in making them from the comfort of your home! Eleanor has worked at the shop for the last 3 years, becoming a 'Saturday girl' after completing her work experience. Eleanor has just finished her Art foundation at Camberwell UAL. She's literally amazing at all things arty. For
Don't we have the best employees at Happy Potter! So much so, that some of them are going to be putting together little step by step craft ideas for you to do- using things found around the house! This one was done by Ella, who has worked at the shop for exactly 6 years now! She is in her final year of uni studying International primary education and is an amazing dancer! What you’ll need: cereal box Paper, cup Yellow + orange pen/ pencils glue Scissors Coin Step 1: On the ce
To make the ears- 1. Take your pink felt and draw two ear drop shapes to fit into the white ears attached to your headband. Cut them out & stick down. 2. Using your glue. Add a thick layer around the headband, add the colourful pompoms one by one. This will take a while to dry so leave it in a safe place until then. Don't worry if you can see the white glue, it will dry see through. 3. Add your sparkly star or heart onto one of your ears! To make the face- 1. Start by drawing
This has been our most popular home kit so far. It's really fun and super simple! All you have to do is, rip little pieces of your decopatch paper up. Around 1ch, and then start layering onto of your letter or animal. Start with glue straight onto your cardboard, then add the paper, then cover the paper in another light layer of glue. This will give it a nice sheen! Enjoy!
If you have bought our little Easter bunny spoon kit and not sure where to start here are the very easy steps! 1. Start by painting your spoon in white, to give your bunny a nice fluffy fur. Then wait for it to dry, 2. Using the white felt, cut out 2 large ears in a teardrop shape and cut out. 3. Draw around these white ears onto your pink felt, then using this as a guide redraw a slightly smaller teardrop shape inside these and cut out. 4. Using your glue, stick the pink ear
If you've bought a little mosaic kit from us and not sure where to start, here's what to do... 1. Using the paints in your kit, paint all of the different areas- making sure all parts are painted. Then wait for it to dry. 2. If you kit needs eyes, glue these down into place first. Then add a layer of glue on a small are of your shape shape. Start sticking down each mosaic piece flat side facing up. Make sure to leave a little space between each tile, so you don't run out! 3.
Unfortunately we have had to close Happy Potter until further notice. For now we will be closing the physical side of the shop and will try to concentrate on online craft kits, with delivery from my home. We feel this is the safest option for our staff and our customers. We will still be around more than ever - only it will now be online! Please make sure to sign up to our newsletter to follow all our home craft tutorials and inspiration. If you have any pottery to collect we
Whilst we have faced a level of uncertainty and have remained reactive and optimistic, we do now need to determine a best course of action as a small business.
Eager to continue to spread joy through creativity and keep all minds engaged and stimulated, our pottery to go and other craft kits are available online and in store with pre order. A variety of crafts suited to all ages and interests are available and plenty to keep the kids occupied whilst at home.
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I’m sure you’ve seen lots of these messages from small businesses recently, but we thought we needed to say something too!
We are open as usual and are constantly monitoring the governments advice on COVID-19.
Our staff are taking strict hygiene measures, regularly washing their hands, making sure all surfaces are constantly clean, antibacing paints and brushes before and after every use, as well as doing a deep clean at the end of the day.
If you do feel unwell and woul