January 22, 2012

The Letters/Invitations--Platform 9 3/4 Ticket

There are six parts to this post, although I've split them up for ease of reading. This is the second post.

Table of Contents:
2. Platform 9 3/4 tickets


The other thing that we did was made Platform 9 3/4 tickets for guests to inform them of the time they had to be at the party by (in this case, 11:00am because the 'train' leaves then). This ticket was made by FlightlessPhoenix (me; I write most of the blog posts) entirely from scratch in Photoshop Elements, and it is as close to the one shown in the first movie as I could make it. If you have gold foil and you want to use that go ahead, but as we wanted ours to be low-cost we omitted this and simply had a black border in place of the shiny gold one.

This is a close up of the ticket from the movie, however,
you can see that it is a bit curved and not suitable for printing.
This is the version that I got the colours from. I found it
at Curiousgoods.com, and I think that occasionally
they put some tickets on sale. Ours looks quite similar to this,
however where they used gold foiling I simply
made it black.

This is the version of the Platform 9 3/4 ticket that I made.
You can save it as a picture and print off as many as you
like, but if anyone asks where you got it, please give
me credit ;)


This is a screenshot of the Platform 9 3 4 ticket in Harry's hands.

 I am quite proud of the ticket, and because it was made from scratch. I have made it available to download as a Photoshop file (I used Adobe Elements 7, but the newest version out is the Adobe Photoshop Elements 10, which you can purchase from the Adobe site. There are also versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 you can buy, and that link there goes to Amazon where you can purchase a used version. If you would like to download the Photoshop file you will find it on my MediaFire account.

Anyways, the ticket went inside the first envelope (there was two) with the acceptance letter and the equipment letter.


**Later Update**
I finally managed to find a suitable, flat, printable ticket inside a Harry Potter book. I immediately scanned it into my computer and voilà! Here is the ticket. Its colouring is different but the style is the same. Of course, you can't edit this one, but if you like the look it's free for printing :)


The golden Platform 9 3/4 ticket I discovered.




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75 comments:

  1. LOVE what you have done!! thank you so much for sharing. I can't seem to get the Bertie's Bean box to print full size, would you be willing to email me the file??? tothemooys@yahoo.com

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  2. Judy: Thank you very much, it was a lot of fun to plan and create! I have emailed you the file; I hope that it works. If you have any other problems or suggestions I'd be happy to hear them! :)

    -FlightlessPhoenix

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    1. Hi Flightless Phoenix,

      Could you please email me the file as well? bpeterson021883@gmail.com.

      Thank you!

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    2. as well! please please please
      nightmareffect@gmail.com

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    3. as well!! pleaseeeeeeeeeee!!!!!

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    4. can you email me the file too rivasnavy@icloud.com

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    5. Could you please send it to me...? kittygirl75@hotmail.fr
      Thank you very much!!

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    6. Please email too brigittakireina@gmail.com ASAP thank you god bless

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  3. This is sooo great! My daughter and I are having so much fun planning her birthday party. MediaFire keeps saying the train ticket is not available would you mind emailing it to me?
    saracarlson79@yahoo.com
    thanks soo much for sharing
    Sara

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  4. Hi, thanks for posting these! I was planning to surprise my Potterhead friend with one of these. Can I get a bigger version of the last one? Thanks!
    My email is zhao_ashley@yahoo.com

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  5. Thank you soooooo much! My dad and I got my mom Universal tickets for Christmas and just printed out the confirmation page online Christmas Eve night but I wasn't happy with just a piece of paper and set off in search of something I could do myself and NOW with what I had and this was perfect! (if anyone is interested) to make it a little neater I printed it out then mod podged it onto a thin piece of cardboard, since I don't have card stock, and the painted the back with some mettalic bronze paint and it looks awesome. PERFECT! You're a lifesaver!

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  6. I use the Adobe CS4 Master Suite & I like what you've done. But, If you used a metallic gradient you could give the look & you can change the background to be more authentic.

    Charles R. Williamson Jr.
    EW1(SW/MTS) USN(Ret.)
    AF&AM

    CR DESIGN Solutions
    Owner/Senior, Lead Designer
    www.facebook.com/CR.DESIGN.Solutions


    - A Disabled Vet owned business -

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  7. I just wanted to say how amazing your work is, and I am going to reccomend your website to all of my fellow Potterheads :)

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  8. Hello, looking at using this idea for birthday party invites. Do you have one that can be edited?
    Please let me know, my email is georgia_.x@hotmail.com

    THANKS!!!

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  9. I just want to say thank you so much. I have made a Harry Potter style trunk for my wedding (to put cards in) and this ticket looks brilliant stuck inside :)

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  10. LOVE the ticket , so cool. Thanks for sharing it.

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  11. Using this ticket (heavily modified), as part of my brother's Christmas present. I like different fonts, and felt it needed additional flourishes, but I am so super grateful for your hard work on the frames-- I wouldn't have the patience! It's part of a total package including most of the files here, a miniature handmade broom, a handmade Gryffindor scarf, and a store bought owl plush toy that my husband and I are going to tie to the box. We intend to ding-dong-ditch before we actually go inside his house for Christmas dinner, so it looks like the owl delivered the post. :)

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    1. Marvelous! How did it go over?

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  12. Thank you for your blog! You have helped me make my daughter's birthday amazing!

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  13. Hi, thanks so much for your help withmy daughter's 11th birthday. Would you please email me the train ticket and invitation to me???
    Cieslakb@zoomtown.com

    Thanks

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  14. Hello, looking at using this idea for birthday party invites. Do you have one that can be edited?
    my e-mail is iselaturner@hotmail.com

    Thanks and congats on the wonderful job you do...

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  15. How big is the ticket supposed to be

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  16. OH please please send me the template? danel.smit@gmail.com :)

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  17. Can you send me the template to the ticket my email is elba1014@yahoo.com
    Thank you so much!

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  18. Dear Flightless Phoenix,

    Thank you for the awesome design! For your information, we are using your design for our university event named as "Hogwarts Christmas", and the ticket design was impressive and we are able to sell more than 500 tickets in less than 2 weeks. We have given you creidt and you can visit the link below to view it https://www.facebook.com/1486970718251005/photos/a.1487592421522168.1073741829.1486970718251005/1496740967273980/?type=1&theater

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  19. My daughter is very excited about her 16th birthday party and we absolutely loves your train ticket. Can you please e mail me the editable template?
    Thank you
    texasnursekp@yahoo.com We are reading all of your ideas. Thank You so much!!

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  20. please please send me the template? my e-mail is haneenkhater77@yahoo.com

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  21. Could you email me the template so I can edit it for my wedding save-the-date postcards? bpeterson021883@gmail.com. Thank you so much!

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  22. Hi could you send the vector template to me. I would like to edit the design to create admission tickets for an event.
    Email to: templed95@gmail.com
    Thanks

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  23. Thank you for creating your blog.... could you please email me the train ticket and the acceptance letter. My daughter is really into Harry Potter and this would make her birthday amazing! Thank you
    lizderuntz@yahoo.com

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  24. Has anyone ever gotten the file emailed to them? If yes, please send it on! bpeterson021883@gmail.com. Thank you!

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  25. Thank you so much for taking the time to create this, and share it with everyone for free! It will really add a special touch to my daughter's birthday invitations.

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  26. Can you send me the template to the ticket my email is patrolamola@hotmail.com
    Thank you so much!

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  27. You are FANTASTIC <3 <3 <3
    We are having a Harry Potter themed wedding and I'm using these to create Save the Dates!!

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  28. Hello! I know it has been a while. but I would really appreciate if you can send me the file to otielly@gmail.com

    Thank you

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  29. Amazing! I am so showing my friends these wow I will give you all the credt! Wow this is brilliant!

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  30. I'm planning my daughter's birthday party and would like a writable version of the golden ticket if at all possible. I plan to use it as a Thank You note inside the favor bag. Thanks so much!

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  31. Hey there! Thank you so much! This is really great stuff, can tell you've done a lot of work, amazing :D

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  32. I got one off the hallway at school !!! By : Hailey Woods

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  33. Josie.malloy@btconnect.com20 October 2015 at 06:26

    I'm planning my daughter's birthday party and would like a writable version of the ticket if possible. I plan to use it as a Thank You note and ticket home inside the party boxes. Thanks very much.

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  34. its my daughters party on the 17th of December ..losing my mind trying to find a printable template of the ticket online...not sure if you are sending them out but I would really appreciate one.... shazeaaingar@gmail.com your website has been very useful thus far!

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  35. Thank You, pal.Great work.Ukraine loves You!

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  36. The idea is so awesome. I have been cracking my brains over the designs due to a upcoming birthday party. Could you sent me an editable tickets template to sapphirechin67@gmail.com?

    Thank you so much. :)

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  37. The idea is so awesome. I have been cracking my brains over the designs due to a upcoming birthday party. Could you sent me an editable tickets template to sapphirechin67@gmail.com?

    Thank you so much. :)

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  38. Thank you so much for taking the time to make these, they are awesome! I'm not sure why but Im not able to access the ticket template. Would you be able to email me the ticket template please? My email is alivia.2012@outlook.com. Thank you so much!

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  39. You have done an awesome job! I too am having trouble accessing the ticket to print out for my daughter's 11th birthday. Could you email the template to me? JLMcKinney@me.com Thank you so much! My daughter REALLY wanted me to include a train ticket in the invites. :)

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  40. can you tell me what fonts are used?

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  41. Hi! Could you please email me the ticket and invites? Thank you. doofylongs@aol.com

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  42. I know this is an older post but hoping you might be able to email me the ticket and the invite. We are doing a Harry Potter theme birthday party for my son and I would love to use these! Thank you for creating all of this!!
    mommyoftwo2004@gmail.com

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  43. hi!! Could you please email me the ticket and invite? We are doing a Harry Potter theme birthday party for my twin cousins. Thanks for your creating all of this and your attention.

    gisem.berfu@gmail.com

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  44. Are you able to send me the file for the ticket? elisabethagibson@gmail.com TIA!

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  45. Are you able to send me the file for the ticket? elisabethagibson@gmail.com TIA!

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  46. Hi! This is an amazing design and was hoping to use it for an event at my college, would be able to to email me an editable template at gabriella.guzman22@gmail.com we will be sure to credit you!

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  48. wow amazing,

    Please please please send this to me at willrobinson88@live.co.uk

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  49. Could you please send this template to rw0416@gmail.com Thank-you!

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  50. Hi, I was wondering what you used to make the template you did? Because I'm using it for my birthday party but instead of putting 9 3/4 I'm putting my house number 7/27 and I was thinking of instead of where you put London To Hogwarts I could put my street name.... Which is why I wanted to know how you did it. Could you please email me at lunarayza522@gmail.com? Thank you!

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  51. This is fantastic! I would really love if you could send it to me as well! shalay.peterson@hotmail.com
    Thank you so much!

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  52. That is great :) my girfriend will thrilled :) can you send me the golden one please .

    miroslavlazich@gmail.com

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  53. This is so great, i like it so much, could u send me the template too?
    sinharn_1228@hotmail.com

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  54. This is awesome. Could you send me the template to edit it, please?
    Hpandfitness@gmail.com

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  55. This is awesome. Could you send me the template to edit it, please?
    Hpandfitness@gmail.com

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  56. Hi,

    I am looking to do a special Christmas present for my three young kids (going to the studios at Watford) and I would love to give them a ticket to go.

    Would you be able to send me the template to edit in photoshop?

    Thanks so much and amazing work!!!

    Paul
    paulmcaruana@outlook.com

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  57. Would you also be able to send me the template? It looks brilliant and would be perfect for the Harry Potter Christmas present I'm planning!

    Thank you in advance,

    Katie
    katiedavies4@msn.com

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  58. Hi! Do you still have the template and if so is it editable?

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  59. Hi! Do you still have the template and if so is it editable?

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  60. Hi! Do you still have the template and if so is it editable?

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  61. Hi - could you send me a copy of the editable file - theclipse@mail.ru

    Thank you!

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  62. Hi please could you send me a copy of the editable ticket! rachaeljh86@googlemail.com thank you!

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    1. me as well😭😭😭 mengsyahirah@gmail.com

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  63. Please could you send me a copy of the editable ticket, really appreciate your help jo.scott.js@googlemail.com, thank you.

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  64. The blog was absolutely fantastic! Lot of information is helpful in some or the other way. Keep updating the blog, looking forward for more content...Great job, keep it up. Ticket Printing Services in Malaysia.

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  65. Could you email me the editable template please? My son will be 9 and is having a Potter themed party, would love to have these for the invites :) Thank you!
    kaylarisley88@gmail.com

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  66. Impressed a lot, I really like your blog.
    Thanks for the post.
    Event Ticket

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  67. Hi, this is great! I'm in the process of planning my daughters birthday and would love if you could send me the editable ticket. kalewis78@gmail.com

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