Monday, July 20, 2015

Harry Potter Laptop Decal

(I was provided materials for this project from Expressions Vinyl.  All opinions are my own.)


We all know I love Harry Potter.  I mean, I've showed you this tattoo before right??


When I signed up to do this vinyl blog hop, I knew, almost instantly, that I needed to do something Harry Potter related!  And when I was trying to figure out what I wanted to do, I looked at my new, completely naked laptop.  See my old laptop had the Hogwarts House Crest on it, and this new laptop, well, it didn't.  

And seeing as I hadn't used my Silhouette since our kitchen went dead back in January, I figured it was a good time to wipe all the dust off it and get to work. After I did the design for the decal, I loaded up some black vinyl from Expressions Vinyl and got it cutting!


As I was thinking about what I wanted to put on my laptop, I thought back to my Harry Potter inspired tree skirt and remembered the foot prints that I made up for that design.  Instantly I knew that I needed to have them on my laptop.  I mean, my laptop is kinda like the Marauder's Map right? All I have to do is open it, type in my password and then I can find out pretty much where everyone is based on their Facebook checkins...I mean...right?

After the vinyl was all cut, I did a little weeding on it and used transfer paper to pick it up.


I made sure that my laptop was wiped clean since you need a clean surface to adhere to. Also, can we take a minute to bask in the beauty of the space gray Apple MacBook?  So sexy right?


Once I lined it up where I wanted it, I used a plastic scraper to transfer it.


And then, ahem, magic happened!


See what I did there?

I also was messing around and made a new Deathly Hallows for my keyboard.


And because I messed up on the first Deathly Hallows by making it too small, I put that one on my Silhouette.   Because, why not?


Want your own decal?  Well, guess what? I'm giving it away for free!  Click below to download!



To check out my other Harry Potter themed crafts, see below:





To see more Expressions Vinyl projects see below:



3 comments:

  1. Love your laptop decal Randi! I also made a Harry Potter project for the EV hop!

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  2. Mischief for the win! I love this idea :)

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  3. Thank you for the decal file!! That is so nice of you to share.

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