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Gather up an assortment of owls from thrift stores.
Cover a small table with burlap and arrange the owls on the burlap.
Add an interesting lantern with a battery tealight.
Print the word Owlery in a decorative font from your computer and put it in an ornate/old-looking frame from a thrift store.
Choose one owl to put an envelope in its claws addressed to Harry Potter, Gryffindor Common Room, Gryffindor Tower, Hogwarts School, and suspend it on a string that runs overhead.
Use a large tree.
Buy a plastic for-sale sign, and in permanent marker on the back write "Whomping Willow" in decorative lettering.
Paint a wooden dowel black, and duct taped the dowel to the back of the sign.
Hogwarts Notice Board
Make up a variety of "notices" to put on your board. Examples are a first-year school supply list, an ad for U-No-Poo, a notice from the Ministry of Magic, an ad for skiving snackbox testers, an apparition lesson sign-up list, an ad for a Firebolt, a note from Harry about Quidditch tryouts handwritten on a scrap of parchment, and an ad for the book Magical Me.
Paint two small pieces of wood and hand write Hogwarts Notice Board in decorative lettering, then randomly post the notices below them.
Hogwarts School Sign
In Old English Text print a full page sign that says "Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Established 990 A.D."
Place it in an ornate faux wood frame from a thrift store.
Platform 9 3/4
This is an assortment of licensed products, thrift store finds, miscellaneous purchased items and a few handmade items:
Licensed Products: NECO Platform sign, plastic Firebolt, Quidditch goggles, Gryffindor scarf.
Thrift Store: Large trunk and two smaller trunks, plastic cauldron.
Miscellaneous Purchases: White owl (online), round cage (Ross).
I also wrapped three different sized boxes in plain brown paper and tied with string to represent Harry’s purchases in Diagon Alley. I think I may write some store labels on them to make them more interesting. I also added a box of Owl Treats (below).