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  1. Workshop Tables

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Note: This is a repost of an old tutorial whose links to pictures were broken with the software update at HF. Not quite Halloween prop related but thought this would help in easing your prop building tasks. This tutorial shows how to make easy and cheap workshop tables that can be converted to...
  2. Do You Keep Track of Your Stuff?

    General Halloween
    Once upon a time it was very easy for me to know what I had when it came to Halloween. I only had a handful of things and it all fit in a few totes that go stashed in the basement. Now I've taken over two closets, a large chunk of a bedroom, and a corner of the basement that keeps creeping...
  3. Anyone in the Chicago area ever visit Ahlgrim Funeral Home?

    General Halloween
    I saw them mentioned on the net - seem to enjoy macabre aspects of their profession...even to the point of having a haunt-themed miniature golf course in the basement under the funeral home! But don't worry, they strictly forbid playing while a funeral is going on upstairs...
  4. Basement FX Ogre Silicone Mask

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Bought this mask last year, paid extra to have more blood added to the mask. Used it a few times at our haunted house this past year. $400 shipped. Any questions please let me know, thanks!
  5. I want to truly scare my party guests!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I want to really care my guests this year but I cannot seem to come up with anything. I usually have about 15 to 20 people show up. My house is pretty small but I do have a creepy basement. Help me with some ideas fellow creeps!
  6. Freak Show /Haunted Circus / Carnevil

    General Halloween
    The Haunting of Green Berry has taken a turn. We are moving into a Freak Show Carnevil Haunted Circus theme. Actually I see carnival themes everywhere for the past year since The Greatest Showman came out. I have been trying to emphasize the Freak Show aspect a little bit more than just...
  7. Props I've forgotten I own.

    General Halloween
    Digging my bike out for a bike week work challenge, and I discovered that I did buy Fogging Basement Doors from Spirit after Halloween last year. y tu?
  8. You know you have too many props when...

    General Halloween
    ...you want to complain to Wal-Mart that the life-sized Velociraptor you purchased online last October was never delivered because you can't find it, but you're really not certain because it could just be buried behind other boxes in your basement. Sigh...
  9. Gothic Victorian Halloween Party 2018

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hi all, 2017 was my off year so I am way excited to jump into this year's theme, a classic gothic Victorian era Halloween party. For those following, I like to choose a theme. Each room is a different setting within that theme. If I can pull it off, here's what I'm planning on doing. Front...
  10. AZ Haunters Meet Eat Make and Eat Drink Take

    General Halloween
    I am not sure just where make & take announcements go... Haunters! Saturday, May 20 is time for a treasure hunt! You don't even need to be a pirate, but feel free to wear a tricorn hat and eye patch anyway. Look out in the garage, the shed, the storage unit, up in the attic, and down in the...
  11. Static: Grady Twins

    Halloween Props
    “Come play with us, Danny. Forever… and ever… and ever!!" Grady Twins finally done. I've wanted to do this for a while - finally found the various pieces. Now trying to decide if I should keep them as is or go with the "bloodied version" - bad thing is that once the blood is on there is no...
  12. Halloween '15 - or the year that almost wasn't.

    General Halloween
    What a Halloween. A week ago today, my basement flooded. I had been slow decorating this year because I've been so busy and was planning on doing it last weekend. I went down into the basement and found out a drain clogged and flooded the whole thing. Had probably been like it for a few days...
  13. Saying hello... "Hi"

    Member Introduction
    As per norm it is general custom on boards to introduce yourself to the masses, and thus as I am new, I must do the same. So without too much hesitation, Hello. My name is Travis, but everyone called me either Ogunshi or Forge. I live in Pittsburgh, PA Old enough to know better but young...
  14. Well... I find this humorous

    Haunted Humor
    I had a pump go out on the grey water tank in my basement Friday, the day before our party, I called 5 Plumbers before I found one available that day. I show him to the basement, worn him that there is still one more mannequin in the room by the tank, he comments "You guys really do Halloween'...
  15. Other: How to make Walls? - Ideas for Haunted House in Basement.

    Halloween Props
    We are making a haunted house in my cousin's unfinished basement this year and I am wondering if anyone has good suggestions for a cheap way to make interior walls to subdivide the rooms. I have used garbage bags on string before and it was ok but a little too gheto.
  16. New place to haunt this year

    Blog
    Went from doing the haunted house thing in a great location in a huge basement for about three years but now im moving on up to the Science Museum. This makes me real excited. Going from 100 people to 500+ a night and news coverage to boot. This is proof that hard work pays off. Now its time to...
  17. Help with Haunted Basement/Yard

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Halloween has really died down in my neighborhood and I've been desperately trying to use Voodoo to revive it. I'm wanting to do some sort of haunted basement and yard to get the local kids more interested in getting out and trick or treating. Unfortunately I'm on my own with setting it up...
  18. Need help with Halloween/horror bedroom idead

    General Halloween
    My dad and I are finishing are basement, and I’ll be building a new bedroom down there. However, I’m absolutely stumped as to how I should do up the room. I want it to show my naturally Halloween/horror-loving personality, as well as work as a retreat from the rigors of daily life. I’m trying to...
  19. It's about time....

    Member Introduction
    Hello Haunters Some might recognize the name some of the newer folk might not. We have been haunting since 1996. I have been a member of the Halloween-l list since 1999. Post a little on the Haunt Forum since 2007 and the only gathering I have been to has been Ironstock since 2005. I try to...
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