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  • Spookywolf's Avatar
    05-17-2019, 07:44 AM
    Made the first purchase of the year. This little guy had to join my town - I love Zero! He's tiny, so he'll fit in perfectly in the cemetery. :D
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  • Stinkerbell n Frog Prince's Avatar
    05-16-2019, 11:21 AM
    While my few neighbors have enjoyed my decorating for YEARS I'm still the only one. Live in a mostly ruralish area only a few houses on my little dead end road and the only one that has street viewable property. There has been a slight up tick on Christmas lights however... I'm thinking it's because it's more normal and more "city" folk have moved in to the area and built on their little 3 acre plots.
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  • Stinkerbell n Frog Prince's Avatar
    05-08-2019, 01:18 PM
    For sides at first I use rolls of black plastic purchased from the hardware department. It can be clipped using office clips/ binder clips to the bars/poles at the top. just fold over an edge and clip it to the bar. If you look close at the skull dot photo you can see the office clips at the top holding sheets to the bars. We get lots of rain with just enough wind to be a problem here in the PNW so in the end for the big carport tarp buildings we get from harbor freight to make the sides we...
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  • printersdevil's Avatar
    05-07-2019, 06:34 PM
    I haven't been on here in so long so I am catching up. Saki, that voodoo kit is awesome. I have been planning to add a voodoo section to my yard but just have never pulled it off. I have quite a few pieces of things but just haven't had the follow through. offmymeds I have some things for you.
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  • printersdevil's Avatar
    05-07-2019, 06:08 PM
    This is going to be so much fun. I know you and your work with cardboard that looks like the real deal. Can't wait to follow this along! Would love to attend.
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  • printersdevil's Avatar
    05-07-2019, 05:49 PM
    Great haul Dawnski! I would love to find a bunch of scene setters or any witch or wizard of fortune teller stuff like that!
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  • printersdevil's Avatar
    05-07-2019, 05:45 PM
    I bought this last week for $5. The woman said that the sound was broken but could probably be fixed. She agreed to ship it to me and packed it up in lots of bubble wrap and sent it. Shipping was a little over $11 and well worth it. Sound does work, but I haven't done much more than pull it out the box and flip on the switch for a few seconds. I also scored a 6 ft. witch for $25. It was in a small town about an hour and a half from me. I have an ex student who lives there so I PayPal 'd her...
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    05-07-2019, 01:17 PM
    Stinkerbell those are awesome ideas. what do you attach the sides to? I would love to do something like this but don't have poles or anything to attach sides to. I just looked at your link and saw the canopies put together. Duh, I never thought of that either! Smacks my head. We have had so much rain the past few years, I really wish I could use my large screened porch in the back yard, but hubby is adamant about not having them in the back. He is afraid of lawsuits and I keep telling we...
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  • Stinkerbell n Frog Prince's Avatar
    05-06-2019, 11:43 AM
    Windupcat your card arrived over the weekend .... Thanks so much.
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  • Spookywolf's Avatar
    05-06-2019, 07:03 AM
    I'm almost afraid to see how much they're going to charge for this one...eek! :eek: I love that one too! I have Hemlock's nursery and the Spooktacular Boo-quets shop. That might look great parked next door! :D
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  • Stinkerbell n Frog Prince's Avatar
    05-03-2019, 10:42 AM
    We have everything from 8X8 shade canopies to the portable carport type tarp buildings from Harbor Freight. We have done dot and black/white strobe rooms with the smaller canopies. Did a funeral parlor scene one year using 2 canopies side by side. Some photos in our albums here Cheap black plastic sheeting can be hung on the bars using office binder clips to make sides. For the dot...
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  • Stinkerbell n Frog Prince's Avatar
    05-03-2019, 09:49 AM
    I grow up with Walgreens... it was the go to place for testing our TV tubes, lol... getting our photos developed, the cute little 1/2 pint squares of Ice Cream and make-up. It was the only store open on most holidays so it was the place to run out to for last minute gifts for unexpected guests. TV's no longer have tubes to test. They recently changed their one hour photo printing to a machine that leaves a nasty curl in the paper so I no longer use them for that. I don't do make up... I'm...
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  • Stinkerbell n Frog Prince's Avatar
    05-02-2019, 12:32 PM
    We used to go but over the years it lost it's appeal for us. Loved the smaller intimate feeling when it was held at the school. Still went when it moved to the BIG city and the hotel. We loved learning from the pro haunters, meeting up with the local home haunters and sharing info. Something changed a few years back, we became less interested in the classes and the vendors as mentioned were more local arts and crafts and a few actual companies in the Haunt business. Learned how to paint...
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  • Stinkerbell n Frog Prince's Avatar
    04-30-2019, 01:35 PM
    Just got home from a weekend trip to 2 great greetings. One from LadyFrog and the other from GrimGrinningGhost. Thanks so much for the greetings. Hope everyone has a great time tonight dancing err naked in the moonlight - it's Walpurgis Nachts !!! Hope everyone got our card it not let me know so I can resend. Still waiting on one card. Next card exchange will be for Red White and Dead - July 4th. I'll start the thread for that sometime in Mid May.
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  • hallowmas's Avatar
    04-29-2019, 12:53 AM
    Thank you all for the wonderful cards Looking forward to red white and dead
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    04-26-2019, 04:35 AM
    Thank you Lisa for the awesome card
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  • Spookywolf's Avatar
    04-25-2019, 11:47 AM
    Well sooner is always better than later, LOL, but I usually start when Michaels gets the new stuff in. If memory serves, that's usually around end July to early August. Once I see the new pieces in person and make those first purchases, I get bitten by the village bug and want to start my display. My dream is to someday have a designated spot where I could leave my village up year-round. I could do a lot more detail work on it if it was in a permanent location and I had more time to tinker...
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  • hallowmas's Avatar
    04-25-2019, 02:50 AM
    Looking forward to red white and dead !!!! And then the new Halloween stamps in September
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  • Saki.Girl's Avatar
    04-23-2019, 03:48 PM
    Got this for hearse
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  • Stinkerbell n Frog Prince's Avatar
    04-23-2019, 12:58 PM
    I pick up cases of bunny peeps for pennies They have a shelf life of YEARS printed on the packages. I then cut the ears in half and the bodies get 3 snips to make 4 "legs" and not I have either spider or cthulhu peeps. Pop 3 or 4 into a snack ziplock and they are the first things I run out of at Halloween.
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    I like dressing up for Halloween and getting treats
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    glad you liked the card. and glad I made your day.
  3. Thank you Kelloween. I had so much fun at MHC and the costumes there were amazing. Already thinking of costume ideas for next year, well that and tons of new ideas for my party this year......I feel like I'm running out of time lol.
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    Thank you for the friend add! loved looking at all the costumes on people in your photos!
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  6. Thank you!!! I was very happy with how they turned out since I had never seen from a pattern before and trying to get both sisters to agree was a challenge (they both wanted to be Sarah lol)
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    Loved your Hocus Pocus theme group costumes. Excellent!!
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About Itzpopolotl
I love Halloween. I throw a party every year that is getting steadily bigger. Also love to decorate the house and yard for Halloween especially putting up new decorations. I knit, cross stitch, crochet, and make chain mail jewelry. I am always open to new ideas.
Central Ohio
Love Animals, Cross-stitch, Soccer, Books, Horses The Strand Theatre The Lord of the Rings, The Hobb
Show barn - I do everything from trash to shovel out stalls to clean the office


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