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How To Create Your Own Hogwarts Letter

We've all eagerly awaited that letter from Hogwarts. But fret no more, now you can just make your own!

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1. Download your font

There are several fonts you can choose from here. My favourite is Hogwarts Wizard.
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There are several fonts you can choose from here. My favourite is Hogwarts Wizard.

2. Personalise and print your letter

Find the template for your Hogwarts letter and school supplies list here. Add your name to it and use your awesome font!
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Find the template for your Hogwarts letter and school supplies list here. Add your name to it and use your awesome font!

3. Crumple it up

You heard it! This bit has the added benefit of helping you de-stress. Once it's well crumpled, flatten it out with your hands.
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You heard it! This bit has the added benefit of helping you de-stress. Once it's well crumpled, flatten it out with your hands.

4. "Age" your letter - it's magic!

You will need: a strong cup of coffee, a baking sheet and an oven.1. Brew a strong black coffee and pour it into a baking sheet2. Soak your letter in the coffee for a few minutes3. Dry the letter in the oven for a few minutes at 90°C/200°F
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You will need: a strong cup of coffee, a baking sheet and an oven.

1. Brew a strong black coffee and pour it into a baking sheet

2. Soak your letter in the coffee for a few minutes

3. Dry the letter in the oven for a few minutes at 90°C/200°F

5. Bonus point: lightly burn your letter around the edges with a lighter.

But just make sure you don't burn the whole thing! Every time a Hogwarts letter is accidentally burnt a garden gnome dies.
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But just make sure you don't burn the whole thing! Every time a Hogwarts letter is accidentally burnt a garden gnome dies.

6. Repeat the same process with an envelope

Wizards don't use pristine-looking Muggle envelopes either.
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Wizards don't use pristine-looking Muggle envelopes either.

7. Why not include your Hogwarts Express ticket too?

Print it from here, or buy it from The Harry Potter Shop.

8. Seal your letter with faux wax seal stickers

Once you've put your letter in your envelope, seal it with one of these awesome stickers from The Harry Potter Shop.Alternatively you can print it from here and just stick it onto your envelope, although it won't be 3D!Or if you're a DIY genius, you might want to head over here.
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Once you've put your letter in your envelope, seal it with one of these awesome stickers from The Harry Potter Shop.

Alternatively you can print it from here and just stick it onto your envelope, although it won't be 3D!

Or if you're a DIY genius, you might want to head over here.

9. Pretend you're an 11-year-old child receiving your Hogwarts letter

I can't be...a-a wizard. I mean, I'm just... Harry. Just Harry.
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I can't be...a-a wizard. I mean, I'm just... Harry. Just Harry.

10. Time to go to Diagon Alley!

Whether at The Harry Potter Shop or at the Warner Bros Studio Tour shop... you will find everything you need at Diagon Alley.
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Whether at The Harry Potter Shop or at the Warner Bros Studio Tour shop... you will find everything you need at Diagon Alley.

Isn't life so much better now that you're a wizard?

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