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  1. Static: potion bottle help

    Halloween Props
    hi, i have decided to go back through some of my early made potion bottles and make them look better as they were just bits in bottles with bits in and a label - very basic and i was happy with them a few yrs ago as basic bottles. HOWEVER, i made many more and they look a lot better. Has...
  2. Static: potion bottle help

    Halloween Props
    hi, i have decided to go back through some of my early made potion bottles and make them look better as they were just bits in bottles with bits in and a label - very basic and i was happy with them a few yrs ago as basic bottles. HOWEVER, i made many more and they look a lot better. Has...
  3. Pneumatic: weathering galvanized steel trash can - muriatic acid?

    Halloween Props
    I'm building a trash can trauma prop and want to weather the 31 gallon galvanized steel trash can, add some rust. I read somewhere that there is a youtube video on how to do this using muriatic acid. I can't seem to find that exact video. Anybody have tips on precisely what I need to do? (Do I...
  4. Static: Removing sticker from bottles?

    Halloween Props
    I am making some potions and wanted to use like an old soy sauce bottle. I removed the sticker off but it leaves that glue behind. Anyone have any good tips to remove that glue off?
  5. Newbie from SE Texas

    Member Introduction
    Hi y'all! I just stumbled upon this site while looking for some potion bottle ideas. This is awesome! I love all things fall and my favorite holiday is Halloween. I love to craft, but I'm really not that great. I just have fun decorating my house and yard. Thank you for all of your ideas in...
  6. Static: Coke bottle balustrade...thought someone might find this useful

    Halloween Props
    So I was just skimming thru pintrest and stumbled across this prop...to me its a bit of brilliance and though I don't really have an application for it at this time I thought someone on the forum just might so I wanted to pass it along in case someone might find it helpful. Cheers...
  7. Other Craft of the Month for february is Potion Bottle

    Halloween Crafts
    Hi everyone going to bring the craft of the month back and we are going to start with February Craft of the month is Potion bottles lets see your creativity This is all about getting creative and showing what you made :) Let the fun start :) MARCH CRAFT - WANDS APRIL CRAFT - KIT ANY KIND...
  8. Prop Showcase: The Poltergeist Pub

    Halloween Props
    I'm finally getting around to sorting through videos and pictures of last year's display and wanted to share a new section I was pretty happy with - The Poltergeist Pub! Yes, that song was stuck in my head for weeks after Halloween... The nice thing about building a bar like this was that...
  9. Fabric DIY Spooky Halloween T-shirts (Easy)

    Halloween Crafts
    I have wanted to do this for awhile, finally made it a priority this year! You need a black t-shirt, masking tape, trash bag, and bleach in a spray bottle. * Use tape to make your spooky/creepy/funny Halloween face or image. * Place a trash bag inside the shirt, as a protective layer, between...
  10. Ghosts of Halloween past

    General Halloween
    Was sitting out on my front porch tonight looking over the Yard Haunt thinking about wacky things that have happened in the past. One Year, my daughter came to our bedroom door at about Two in the Morning . "Mom..Dad...there is some guy out front Talking to your Grim Reaper ! " I got up and...
  11. Static: Advice for skeletal hand coming out of ground holding heavy glass bottle

    Halloween Props
    I have a really cool Carpano Antical bottle that looks like a pirate's rum bottle. I'm working on a pirate-themed graveyard and I want to have an arm, coming out of the ground, holding the bottle as if it drinking. So the arm would be at an angle, and would need to support itself and the...
  12. Pirate items and scene set up for sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Pirate/spanish bottles $20 plus shipping both as pictured are about 1 foot wide by 1 foot high. Made of leather like. Super awesome bottles [ Pirate chest - actual brass candelabra, cloth, beads and chest, some gold coins too. Chest is about 1 foot wide by 8 inches tall. Candelabra real...
  13. Super cheap liquid latex found!!!

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys, I had to post this and hope it helps you out as much as it helped me out. I'm making a ton of props and things this year for Halloween that require liquid latex but holy crapola that stuff is expensive! Spirit sells it for about $15 per 16 oz bottle (after you use the 20% off coupon)...
  14. Other Vampire Protection Kit

    Halloween Crafts
    I put this together from scraps I found around the house.... Full kit Instructions on how to kill a Vampire Written in Romanian, and I hand carved the stake and wrapped handle in hemp and leather strips. Holy water bottle was a travel conditioner bottle we brought back from a hotel stay...
  15. Static: Witch's Bottles/Jars - Community Input

    Halloween Props
    I haven't been on the forums in quite some time... I am glad to be back! For those of you that might remember me I did some potion bottles for a kitchen scene 2 years ago and they worked really well for the less scary, more cool factor. They were just jars with rope and hot glue, plus whatever...
  16. Anyone know where I can find an antique looking key?

    General Halloween
    I am looking for an antique like key. But for a reasonable price. I was thinking Hobby Lobby? Does anyone know if they have any? I am going to put it on a bottle I made. Thanks!
  17. Static: Bottles from the Witch's Kitchen

    Halloween Props
    I haven't been on here in ages! D: Anyway, here are a few of the bottles I've made. The first two are a couple of my earlier ones, and the ink ran when I stained the paper. I fail. I figured out a better aging/staining method with the last one. At least you can read the fine print...
  18. Soda/Water Bottle Bride of Frankenstein Hair Help

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Okay I am dressing as Bride of Frankenstein for my Monster Mash party this year and I have pretty long black hair, so I am planning to try the soda/water bottle trick and make BOF hair out of my own hair. Has ANYONE actually done the water/soda bottle "Marge" style hair trick? I will buy a wig...
  19. Liquor Bottles and a party

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    I am off to a Tequila tasting party that my friend puts on every year. It is a private gathering where everyone brings a bottle of tequila to taste. I am bringing the center bottle of Kah... While picking up my bottle of Kah, I saw this brand with the coffin shaped bottle and a metal...
  20. My Halloween Bottle Labels - last chance to buy!

    For Sale By Merchants
    My Halloween Bottle Labels :DHi folks, I've just finished my collection of 16 Spooky Bottle labels! The bumper pack of 16 designs are available as a digital download here... All 16 labels for only £4.99 (approx $7.97) Have a fun Halloween :) http://stevensilverwood.bigcartel.com/...