Pottery Barn Is Launching a Harry Potter Holiday Collection

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Pottery Barn

Many Harry Potter fans dream of spending the holidays at Hogwarts, even if it would mean wearing one of Mrs. Weasley's homemade sweaters. But you don't have to apparate to the wizarding world to celebrate the season like Harry. As Popsugar reports, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, and PBTeen have debuted a Harry Potter Christmas collection that will make any muggle's home feel more magical for the holidays.

The new line is stuffed with decorations inspired by iconography from J.K. Rowling's beloved book series. Plush versions of Harry, Ron, Hermione, and Draco—each decked out in their school robes—are available as Christmas ornaments. You can also trim your tree with deathly hallows and golden snitch ornaments and embellish your fireplace with stockings inspired by the houses of Hogwarts.

Many of the items in the collection are appropriate to leave up past January. Whimsical lighting, like snitch string lights, a floating candle, and a "lumos" lamp, can magically transfigure an ordinary bedroom into a Gryffindor dormitory. In terms of kitchen wares, there's a festive Hogwarts crest mug and Hogwarts house tumblers—perfect for drinking butterbeer hot or cold.

You can shop the whole collection online at PotteryBarn.com, PotteryBarnKids.com, and PBTeen.com. If you're looking for more Harry Potter-inspired items to help get you into the holiday spirit, check out these Harry Potter sock advent calendars from Target.

Harry Potter ornaments.
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Harry Potter lamp.
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Harry Potter Christmas decoration.
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Golden snitch string lights.
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Harry Potter stocking.
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Harry Potter ornament.
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Harry Potter mug.
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Harry Potter candle.
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[h/t Popsugar]

The ChopBox Smart Cutting Board Has a Food Scale, Timer, and Knife Sharper Built Right Into It

ChopBox
ChopBox

When it comes to furnishing your kitchen with all of the appliances necessary to cook night in and night out, you’ll probably find yourself running out of counter space in a hurry. The ChopBox, which is available on Indiegogo and dubs itself “The World’s First Smart Cutting Board,” looks to fix that by cramming a bunch of kitchen necessities right into one cutting board.

In addition to giving you a knife-resistant bamboo surface to slice and dice on, the ChopBox features a built-in digital scale that weighs up to 6.6 pounds of food, a nine-hour kitchen timer, and two knife sharpeners. It also sports a groove on its surface to catch any liquid runoff that may be produced by the food and has a second pull-out cutting board that doubles as a serving tray.

There’s a 254nm UVC light featured on the board, which the company says “is guaranteed to kill 99.99% of germs and bacteria" after a minute of exposure. If you’re more of a traditionalist when it comes to cleanliness, the ChopBox is completely waterproof (but not dishwasher-safe) so you can wash and scrub to your heart’s content without worry. 

According to the company, a single one-hour charge will give you 30 days of battery life, and can be recharged through a Micro USB port.

The ChopBox reached its $10,000 crowdfunding goal just 10 minutes after launching its campaign, but you can still contribute at different tiers. Once it’s officially released, the ChopBox will retail for $200, but you can get one for $100 if you pledge now. You can purchase the ChopBox on Indiegogo here.

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JumpStory is different from other stock photography catalogs; it uses a Photo Guarantee service to find exactly what you’re looking for based on categories or even copy you’ve already written. Authenticity and relevance are the keys to better performance, and if you’re selecting images for clicks and impressions, JumpStory’s HighJumper feature can help. The advanced artificial intelligence highlights the images anticipated to perform best, and with a quick click, you can remove the background and edit photos to fit your needs. The collections include over 25 million images, illustrations, vector icons, and videos, and more than 20,000 images are added to its library daily, so you’ll never run out of fresh assets.

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JumpStory’s authentic stock photography is currently offering lifetime membership for $99.99—that's a 95 percent discount. Use their collection for your blog, social media, video content, or website and connect with your viewers by grabbing their attention with every image.

 

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