Harry Potter fund savings jar

If you're looking for a way to save money for your next Harry Potter trip - this tutorial will help you make a Harry Potter Fund Savings Jar!

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My love of Harry Potter is still going strong.  I want soooo bad to go back to The World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios like we did a few years ago.  So I made a little jar to start saving my money to do so.

Harry Potter fund savings jar.

How to Make a Harry Potter Fund Jar by Heat Embossing on Glass

Flat sided glass jar to make harry potter savings jar.

  • The first thing you need is a glass jar.  I found one with flat sides that made it much to work with.  
  • Next grab some heat embossing supplies.  I used to do heat embossing back when I was a scrapbooker,  so I pulled all of my old stuff out and picked up a few new things.

Heat Embossing Supplies.

Supplies for Heat Embossing

Use pattern to trace onto glass jar.

How to Heat Emboss on Glass

Clean your jar with soap and water to remove any oils on the outside.  Make sure it is completely dry before starting.  Draw the words you want on your jar, onto a piece of paper roughly the same size as your jar.  Then place the paper inside the jar and use tape to hold it in place.

Static Eraser on glass jar.

Rub the static eraser onto the surface of the jar.  It works to remove static (obviously) so the embossing powder will only stick in the places intended.

Potter Fund embossed onto glass jar.

Using a black embossing pen, trace the letters that are written on the paper, onto the jar.  The word may be a little wonky and imperfect, but that is always the look I am going for.  Then pour the embossing powder over the top.  Tap off the excess powder.

Brush off excess embossing powder with a small paint brush.

Anywhere a small particle of embossing powder is still sitting will be embossed once it's heated.  So remove extra powder with a small paintbrush.  

Use heat gun to set embossing powder.

Once the powder is the way you intend the finished project to look, use a heat gun to melt the powder and make it stick.  This is such a cool thing to watch.  Once the powder heats up, each of the grains melt onto the surface of the jar.  The glass gets super hot (obviously) so be careful not to burn yourself.

emboss gryffindor onto glass jar.

Near the bottom of the jar emboss the name of each of the houses in their corresponding colors.

HP House names embossed onto glass jar.

Seeing the house names on the jar is such a fun detail!  Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff and Slytherin.  Did you say those in your head in Dumbledoor's voice like I did?

Harry Potter fund savings jar.

I hope to save up enough money to make a trip to the Harry Potter world soon!

Harry Potter fund savings jar.

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