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  1. Cheap, Easy and Fast Gravestone Lettering!!

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    How to easily letter tombstones!
  2. Inspirit: An Unorthodox Halloween 2018

    General Halloween
    Howdy folks. For those of you playing at home, we've been more or less 'out of the game' since 2016. More because of a major remodeling effort. https://www.halloweenforum.com/off-topic-stuff/146531-unorthodox-2016-project.html This year was no different, and our big project was...
  3. My Facebook Pumpkin Carving Group

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Hi Guys ! I Started this Facebook Pumpkin carving group just 2 years ago - and it's 100% Dedicated to the art of Pumpkin Carving. For both Real and Foam Pumpkins.. We have a few thousand carvers in the group, and there are tons of great carving tips, there are FULL Step by step tutorials...
  4. Static: what to make out of these

    Halloween Props
    One of my students suddenly got a dream job and packed up and moved in 2 weeks flat. They went through a major downsizing and were kind enough to gift me their extra halloween items. And as grateful as I am I don't really know what to do with these. Here are 9 small Spirit store tombstones...
  5. Floral Foam signs for wreaths

    Halloween Crafts
    This year I'm venturing into wreaths. After adding ribbons, picks and props, I wanted to personalize. Came up with the idea of doing a "Happy Halloween" pick up top, and a "from the {lastname}" and customizing them for neighbors. Not finished, obviously, but the idea is to carve some foam...
  6. Static: Let's see those custom, foam, house skins please!

    Halloween Props
    I just saw a post in a thread by Nightfisher. He made a custom foam door skin that looked awesome... a lot more detailed than my stuff. Hopefully he'll share that with us here. Anyway, that inspired me to start a thread soliciting custom house/door/whatever skins. So please post away! For our...
  7. Hi from Alabama

    Member Introduction
    I'm Roger and I live near Gulf Shores Alabama....I too love Halloween. I was raised in a small town in Indiana that had a Halloween parade every year. I think that is where my interest started. Plus I love spooky stuff. I remember my Dad carrying me to bed at night and he would tell me we...
  8. Static: Sinister Pumpkin Rot smile?

    Halloween Props
    Before I go to carving, what are your thoughts?
  9. Personalized Custom Carved Foam Pumpkins

    For Sale By Merchants
    Personalized Custom Carved Foam Pumpkin - Name in the Pumpkins Mouth - Plug In Light with Switch Included. A Unique Personalized Halloween Gift. I started making and Carving these Custom Jack-O-Laterns. (8) Faces to Choose From Up to 10 Letters They can Be ordered in Our Etsy Store...
  10. 2016 Pumpkin Carving

    General Halloween
    I was looking around for tips and images for Pumpkin Carving. From your classic Jack-O-Lantern to the elaborate custom carvings, but was surprised not to find much. So Here we go, looking for anything and everything the pumpkin carver could ask for. Feel free to chime in with tips on...
  11. Static: A "Funkins" Question

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone ever worked with funkins? I'm looking to carve some extra large funkins and place them atop my cemetery pillars. I'm curious if anyone has left them outside and how they hold up, especially after carving. If I'm planning on spending about $25 per pumpkin, I'd like to make sure...
  12. Rolling Bones Halloween Concert theme 2016

    General Halloween
    Our theme this year is a Halloween Concert featuring the Rolling Bones. I have done a few projects, so it is about time I start my annual thread. Today I worked on carving a craft pumpkin. It was a little more difficult than I thought it would be, and I have a new-found appreciation for those...
  13. Pumpkin carving contest!

    General Halloween
    Hello spooky fiends! Not sure if I am allowed to post this here, but hubs suggested it to me so I will give it a shot! I entered in a pumpkin carving contest held by our local downtown offices. They had 25 pumpkins for folks to pick up, but only five of us entered! I would loveit if you all...
  14. Static: Anyone else do 3d pumpkin carving?

    Halloween Props
    Here's one of mine. Post yours.
  15. Villafane Has Competition...

    General Halloween
    This watermelon carving of a dragon by Valeriano Fatica is incredible, and he also does pumpkins. https://www.yahoo.com/food/people-are-obsessing-over-this-watermelon-carving-124575765476.html
  16. Other: Carving Funkins safety question

    Halloween Props
    So I was carving some funkins to help out one of those Pumpkin Blaze type events. Where they have something like 5000 jack o lanterns on display. I used a respirator. Next time I will be useing one of those suits to keep the dust off. Worked there all day and even i was surprised at how much...
  17. 2nd Annual Online Pumpkin Carving Contest

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Hey All! I haven't been on the forum much, but I DO love Halloween.. maybe a little too much... but anyways! I am hosting an online pumpkin carving contest on my facebook page. I grow and harvest heirloom seeds for a living, so 4 seed pack prizes will be awarded to the scariest, funniest, most...
  18. Do not pay for stoneykins

    Merchant Reviews
    Last year I bought 100 credits for jack-o-lantern stencils and only used about 8 of them...I was planning on using the other 92 for the coming years. Little did I know, that Stoneykins has an expiration date on their store credits. If you are going to purchase Stoneykins, be sure to be aware...
  19. Static: Funkin Illumination Issues

    Halloween Props
    So, last year I used my first Funkins to great success. My wife insisted I do a Jayhawk for her and with a dremel, a funkin, and lots of patience, I pulled one off. So don't judge. Now, in the interest of ease of use, I cut the bottom out of the funkins (there were 8) and built a daisy-chain...
  20. Prop Showcase: Let's get a Jack O'Lantern thread going!

    Halloween Props
    Unless I missed one in my cursory and brief search, there isn't a Jack O' Lantern thread...AND THERE DAMN WELL SHOULD BE!!! Post your jack o lantern pics...carvings, lighting, anything Jack!!! OK I'll start...this was last year. I have a water feature in my yard. It is a waterfall going into...
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