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Winners of Halloween Harry Potter Costume Contest Announced

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Posted by: Edward
November 19, 2008, 12:34 AM

The winners of our October Harry Potter Halloween Contest have been chosen from many amazing entries and are ready to be announced.  Last month, we asked you to create a costume based on any character from the Harry Potter series.  Our Contest Crew has divided up the winners into three categories based on the type of costume they created:  Inexperienced Handmade, Experienced Handmade, and Commercial.  The winners are as follows:

Inexperienced Handmade


First Place:   
    Austin Davidson
Second Place:    Cassy Child
Third Place (tie):  Elizabeth Jovanovich and Kimberly Salamon 

Elizabeth:
Kimberly:

Experienced Handmade


First Place:           Maura Burns

Second Place:       IsDihara
Third Place:            Katie Brown

Commercial


First Place:             Jessica Wolfrum

Second Place:         Keith Hawk
Third Place:             Analisa
First Place winners will receive a custom made wand from Wizard Wood Wands.  Full descriptions of each of the winning costumes can be viewed on the Contest page.  As a reminder, our Fat Friar story contest closes on November 30th at 11:59pm EST, so do not delay in submitting your entry for this contest.  Complete information can be found via this link.

Congratulations to all the winners! 

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34 Comments

tara

OMG i love the baby snitch! so cute

Posted by tara on November 19, 2008, 12:39 AM report to moderator
LoonyLovegood

They r sooper cute. i luv the malfoy and the snitch one. bellatrix was pretty good and so was the horse one.

Posted by LoonyLovegood on November 19, 2008, 12:47 AM report to moderator
Albert

What is that spiked creature supposed to be?

Posted by Albert on November 19, 2008, 12:49 AM report to moderator
Katie

that baby snitch costume is adooorable!!

Posted by Katie on November 19, 2008, 01:06 AM report to moderator
NuttyAsSP

Bowtruckle?
Cornish Pixie?
Chimaera ?
Grindylow?

Posted by NuttyAsSP on November 19, 2008, 01:17 AM report to moderator
abby

i’m thinking the spiked creature thing was the horntail

Posted by abby on November 19, 2008, 02:28 AM report to moderator
Graymayne

Yes, it was a brilliant concept for the Hungarian horntail, complete with contacts and teeth.

Posted by Graymayne on November 19, 2008, 03:40 AM report to moderator
Chlo

Awww the baby snitch is sooo sooo sooo cute!!! And i love the Horse Harry!

Posted by Chlo on November 19, 2008, 04:25 AM report to moderator
13_lucky_charms

….I have nothing to say about the horse. I should get my head out of the gutter

Posted by 13_lucky_charms on November 19, 2008, 06:10 AM report to moderator
Lillylove

WOW…such creativity! Congrats to all the winners! Having grown up with horses, I must say the HP horse is my most cerative favorite. LOVE the lightening scar on the horse! I’m also very partial to the baby mandrake and baby snitch – too precious! Well done, everyone!

Posted by Lillylove on November 19, 2008, 08:08 AM report to moderator
Lillylove

Whoops…make that “creative” not cerative. Crikey.

Posted by Lillylove on November 19, 2008, 08:10 AM report to moderator
Thio

Oooowwwww!!! I loved the baby snitch!!
One day I want to have a kid just to be able to play around with him like this! Must be so fun!

Posted by Thio on November 19, 2008, 08:12 AM report to moderator
Professor Potter

I think I like Bellatrix and Prof Trelawney the most. Very cool imitation, not just costume wise but their posture too!

Posted by Professor Potter on November 19, 2008, 08:14 AM report to moderator
Confederate Lady

WOW. I am very impressed! I am a professional Costumer/Seamstress, and I am VERY impressed. Especially with the first one…looks to me like a Chameleon, but I’m sure my guess is as good as the next. Creative, imaginative and especially, as Professor Potter observed, “not just costume wise but their posture, too!” That can be a big part of the overall effect! ‘Bellatrix’ was also awesome. Especially the Leatherwork [?]. A lot of work went in to each and every one, and they ALL deserve a big “round of applause!” Well done.

Posted by Confederate Lady on November 19, 2008, 08:54 AM report to moderator
FredFan

1st place inexperienced was a boggart taking the shape of a snake/reptile. Well done to all our winners!

Posted by FredFan on November 19, 2008, 09:01 AM report to moderator
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