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  1. Static: What to do with garage doors?

    Halloween Props
    Hi guys, I'm just wondering what you all do to cover your garage doors? Last year I bought photography back drops and taped them on, they were a huge hit, the parents loved taking photos of their kids in front of them. I am changing it up a little having bought new scenes for this year. I was...
  2. Ideas wanted: How to add a clown theme to a graveyard/asylum yard haunt theme

    General Halloween
    Hello Everybody!!!! So excited to be back and for Fall (finally, it's been hot in Oklahoma) and the best holiday ever. This year I'm already busy building a new gallows prop (last one rotted) and since I have the lumber, a new guillotine will be started soon. But I do have need for some ideas...
  3. Static: Help with exterior brick facade 1900's

    Halloween Props
    Hey Guys I need some help! We do a large home haunt in upstate new york and we are redoing our facade. Our set has a theme of a 1900's sanatorium. We are aiming for the brick building style. I was thinking about using the brick panels are Lowe's and age them but they are made of hardboard...
  4. Luv from Vancouver, BC

    Member Introduction
    Hey guys! Hope all is well. I'm in the process of starting my on niche Halloween store (Brick and Mortar) so decided to join this forum. Looking to learn and mingle with fellow creepy crawlers :) Cheers! Eric
  5. Dollar Tree 2018

    General Halloween
    Another one I couldn't find so might as well start it. I went to a newly built DT yesterday hoping they might have a good chance at getting DVDs/Blu Rays vs the other DTs in my area (which never seem to get them in)...and they had a very VERY small stand near the front that had some of last...
  6. brick house, help

    General Halloween
    hello everyone, so we finally bought our first house in january. and while its on a busy road and probably wont get any trick or treaters. i will of course decorate. but im wondering what is the best way to hang decorations/lights on brick? I was also thinking of putting something on our roof...
  7. Static: Need to redo my graveyard columns. Need suggestions

    Halloween Props
    Hey all. I need the experts' help!! :o I was going to set up my graveyard this year with fencing all the way around my yard, but in early October I decided to take on a last minute build project to add columns and a gate. I just felt that it added a little more wow factor. Because of the...
  8. Painting Sealing brick?

    Halloween Crafts
    I want to do a quick project and need advice. If I were to paint (acrylics) on a paver (8X8 or so) brick, what could I use to seal it so the brick can stay outside? Would spar varnish work? I already have that from a different project.
  9. Other: Need advice: Witch's cottage from Hansle & Gretel

    Halloween Props
    So this is my first Halloween in my first home and I'm really wanting to do up the front of my place like the witch's gingerbread house from the Hansel and Gretel story. If my home was brown stucco this would be SO much easier, but it's red brick and white vinyl siding. I feel like I need help...
  10. Mounting things to brick

    General Halloween
    Was wondering has anyone had luck with maybe using hot glue to mount things to brick? I need to board up the windows and either hang them from brick or use that 3m stick stuff that comes off. -HalloweenDan73
  11. Other: Recommendations for non-plastic brick scene setter/ backdrop

    Halloween Props
    For my Back to the Future Clocktower facade I need some sort of faux red brick material to attach to the the wood. I was thinking of using corrugated cardboard or paper brick patterns because it only needs to be outside for a couple of days, and we do not have inclement weather where we live...
  12. Other: Wallpaper/corrugated paper for "castle" walls?

    Halloween Props
    Thinking ahead to Halloween and we may end up with a Harry Potter theme for our annual party. I'd love to have a castle-like feel to the walls and maybe ceiling too. Hoping for input and recommendations, vinyl or corrugated paper? Will it hold without too much damage to walls? Best way to hang...
  13. We got the house my new haunt place

    Off-Topic Stuff
    So wanted to share we got the house and this place will be a blast to haunt we bought a cute little bungalow that has hardwood floors thru out the house I just love it there is a hot tub a brick pizza oven that will be so fun to use then we have a 2 car garage RV storage a 1000 sq foot shop...
  14. Prop Showcase: Good faux brick seller, maybe cardboard rolls?

    Halloween Props
    Hey! I'm looking for a faux brick sheeting that I can wrap around my light post pillars to make them look like the HM ones. Hoping someone has a good (cheap) suggestion? I was going to make them with foam but its just too much work and at the bottom of my Halloween priorities. I have seen the...