Harry Potter Gifts To Get Your Friends, Based on Their Zodiac Sign
The holidays are a time of magic, wonder, and sharing time with the ones you love. But, are the holidays more magical than the wizarding world itself? Why choose? This year you can combine these two magical wonders by getting everyone Harry Potter holiday gifts based on their zodiac signs. Every Potter fan has a house alliance, a unique wand core, and their own star sign. So, just like the three little stars on the corner of every page of the books we grew up with guided us through a world of magic, let the stars guide you to finding the perfect gift for everyone you love this holiday season.
In the same way our Hogwarts houses symbolize the traits we most value and exhibit, our zodiac signs can reveal a lot about our character and how we handle different situations. But, just because someone is a Slytherin doesn't mean they're a Scorpio (Draco is a Gemini after all), so it's important to consider different aspect of a person's character and interests when selecting a gift for them. From special editions of the books to their very own wand, it's almost guaranteed that if a Potter fan doesn't have it yet, they'll definitely want to get their hands on it.
Of course, no matter what their zodiac sign, any Potter lover would scream at the chance for a one-way ticket to King's Cross or their very own Hogwarts letter. For those of us who can't quite swing the hundreds of dollars it would take to send someone to the Hogwarts Express, these gift ideas based on zodiac signs will still be the perfect guide to sharing the magic of the holiday season with everyone you love this year.
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
An Aries is adventurous, active, outgoing, and always a child at heart, just like Fred and George Weasley (April 1). That is exactly why any Potter fan who falls under the Aries star sign should get a gift that catches their eye and keeps them active, like this Harry Potter collectible Quidditch set or a copy of Quidditch Through the Ages . These gifts are sure to keep the Aries in your life entertained.
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
If your friend is a Taurus, they enjoy well-made gifts and can tell when you haven't put any thought into what you're giving them. It's important to remember that a Taurus takes pride in comfort and luxury, which is why Harry's invisibility cloak is a fantastic gift to keep your friend warm on a night in. Food is also something a Taurus does not take lightly, so make sure they enjoy every bite with this adorable ceramic soup cauldron, perfect for brewing potions or serving some creamy pumpkin soup.
Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
Geminis can be difficult to find gifts for as they represent both sides of the same coin — being sociable and ready for fun or adventure at any moment, while also being thoughtful and indecisive. If you can manage to spend a few extra galleons on a gift this year, try getting your Gemini an e-reader stocked with all of the Harry Potter books so they can read no matter where their adventures take them. A Harry Potter custom stationery set is also perfect for helping them record all their adventures.
Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
A Cancer appreciates a gift from the heart, or something homemade that shows you care. Much like Dobby (June 28), a Cancer is also kind and powerful, often choosing to channel their strength into caring for others. Because of that, try getting them this Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook so they can feel truly wizardly while they cook up some tasty treats for all their friends (including you). For something a little closer to the heart, dig up some old photos of you and your friend/family member and frame them in this cool Mirror of Erised picture frame. The nostalgia of your gift will be just as magical as the frame.
Leo (July 23 - Aug. 22)
A Leo is often known for being charismatic, stylish, and full of energy, which calls for a gift with bright colors and just a little bit (or a lot) of drama to really show that you had them in mind. Full of drama and comfort all in one, this extra long and extra wide Harry Potter scarf comes in multiple colors, making it a great gift for your Leo friend to show off their house pride. You can also grab your friend a glittering golden snitch necklace to make them stand out and shine whether they're on or off the Quidditch pitch. (Or you can DIY a Golden Snitch Necklace!)
Virgo (Aug. 23 - Sept. 22)
When it comes to Virgos, they can have pretty high standards for just about anything, which just means they want the very best. Virgos are also sensitive and creative souls, so a gift that allows them to express their emotions is perfect — like this Harry Potter coloring book, which is perfect for some creative relaxation. Just like they do for Hermione (September 19), practicality and neatness also play a huge role in a Virgo's life, so you can also consider getting them this Harry Potter vintage diary/planner to help them sort out their everyday life.
Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 22)
If you're selecting a gift for a Libra, be sure to take details, elegance, and comfort into consideration. Clean lives, curves, shapes, and textures are what appeal to a Libra's eye, making the intricate patterns on these vintage Harry Potter wand necklaces a great accessory to gift them this year. Something even more elegant that they can use to decorate their home or living space is also a perfect choice for a Libra — like these incredible wine glasses with the opening and closing phrases to the Marauder's Map etched on them.
Scorpio (Oct. 23 - Nov. 21)
Scorpio is another sign that can be tricky to get a gift for. Dramatic, passionate, and mysterious, a Scorpio loves a good thriller and is always ready to learn about the latest mystery or ghost story. With all of that in mind, this Harry Potter version of the classic board game CLUE will keep them entertained for hours and is sure to put them in a good mood this holiday season. Scorpios are also very particular about their appearance and love dark colors, so try getting your hands on this Harry Potter adult robe that comes in all the house colors so that your Scorpio is comfy, even at home.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22 - Dec. 21)
Getting a gift for a Sagittarius can be a lot of fun since they are free-spirited, adventurous, enthusiastic, and spontaneous people. Gifts for a Sagittarius should appeal to their curiosity, wonder, and wanderlust. Because they love to learn and are always curious about new topics, the original copy of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will definitely make their day. Who wouldn't want to learn about all of those cute (and terrifying) beasts? You can also get them this Harry Potter book with high-quality images of all the places in the wizarding world and a description of each location to see the films come to life on the page.
Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19)
Like Professor Snape (January 9), a Capricorn is cautious and practical, but they might surprise you with their appreciation of all things warm and comfortable. To keep them warm on even the coldest of winter days, try getting them a pair of handmade gloves displaying their Hogwarts colors. They'll definitely appreciate the practicality and style. A Capricorn also loves anything natural and truly appreciates the beauty of quality handcrafted objects, which is why selecting a handmade, personalized wand with your choice of wood and stain is a gift that the Capricorn in your life will absolutely treasure (always).
Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18)
When it comes to selecting a gift for an Aquarius, it's important to consider that they are often innovative, intellectual, and always in search of something new. Anything artsy, strange, and unique is bound to catch their eye and appeal to their love for the unusual. Try purchasing them a pack of unusual tarot cards to occupy them and keep their minds intrigued. These wizard tarot cards are especially recommended for an Aquarius with an affinity for the wizarding world. Unique scents also catch an Aquarius's attention, making this beautiful, handmade, soy candle with a fantastic smell something the Aquarius in your life is sure to love.
Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20)
Like Ron Weasley (March 1) and Remus Lupin (March 10), a Pisces is compassionate, sensitive, and understanding. They are also quite imaginative and have a connection with anything otherworldly. Anything that puts them in touch with their spiritual side or piques their interest in the occult will be a much-appreciated gift this holiday season. A great gift is this deathly hallows gothic choker necklace that the Pisces in your life will love wearing on any occasion. Equally as amazing, this handmade deathly hallows bracelet with turquoise stones is a calming and stylish gift that they'll never want to take off.
So now that you have a better idea of what Potter-related gift will make your friends and family the happiest, get shopping and make this holiday season truly magical for everyone.
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