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  1. Electronic/Software: PIRs

    Halloween Props
    So I have been playing around with a some used PIRs and I think I have learned a few things but I just want to confirm. I am working with 12V PIRs and have 12V actuators or 12 V LEDs hooked to them. First I noticed if I tried to directly hook the PIR to the actuator that the PIR triggers over...
  2. Static: Large iceberg/glacier props for Frankenstein in the Arctic theme

    Halloween Props
    Hello all! Anyone else pining for the season? This year's haunt theme is the last voyage of Frankenstein's ship. We plan on converting the front porch into a ship and turning the front yard into an arctic sea. Wondering if anyone has thoughts on creating icebergs, lit from within. My initial...
  3. Custom Halloween T-Shirt

    General Halloween
    I'm thinking about creating a custom t-shirt to wear year round. I'm thinking it would show skeleton ribs and a Jack-O-Lantern instead of a heart. What do you guys think and do you have any ideas to add to it.
  4. Other Showcase your 2019 creations

    Halloween Crafts
    Showcase your 2019 creations New Year time for a new year of creating . Showcase your creations here can not wait to see what people great this year
  5. Taking a Trip Back in Time

    General Halloween
    We love the Halloween Forum. There are so many great ideas and suggestions. People answer our questions, and we get a chance to pass along what we've learned to fellow haunters far, far away. One thing we find fun to do when we’re taking a break is to visit a favorite main forum and click on the...
  6. Atmosphere Effects: Fake explosions

    Halloween Props
    Anyone have experience creating fake explosions? I'd like to simulate a small explosion that would result from cannon fire. It would need run several times during the evening. I've seen examples using flour/baby powder and an air cannon....which would be perfect except it would need refilling...
  7. Our Fifth and Final Year

    General Halloween
    This is the fifth season my wife and I have done the extreme decorating for Halloween. We started with ambitious goals and have added to it every year. Now, quite frankly, the amount of time it takes to set all of it up has become too much for us; not to mention the annual expenses associated...
  8. Hello from Portland Or.

    Member Introduction
    Thanks for creating this site and thanks for adding me! I'm a prop builder,artist and musician and am excited about this forum. Happy Halloween every-BODY!!!
  9. Static: Achieving Blackout and UV room

    Halloween Props
    I have a screened in porch off the side of my house. I built a facade for the front side. And in the past I have taken heavy duty black plastic, folded thee edge over and gorilla taped it down creating a seam pocket. I then ran some cord through it and attached it to the interior roof of the...
  10. Haunter's dying wish to become part of his display

    General Halloween
    I'm sure many of us can relate to this man who spent his life creating and enjoying his Halloween haunt. Now he'll be on permanent display. https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Man-Behind-Spooky-Halloween-House-Had-Dying-Wish-to-Become-Part-of-His-Display-485608891.html
  11. Hello everyone!

    Member Introduction
    Just a little introduction, my name is Sebastiaan and i'm from the Netherlands. i'm part of an group who organizes a halloween themed event, which consists of games for (small) children and a market for their parents.. Halloween isn't a big thing over here but last year we had 2500+ visitors in...
  12. Other Showcase your 2018 creations

    Halloween Crafts
    New Year time for a new year of creating . Showcase your creations here can not wait to see what people great this year
  13. Papercraft Ghosts: Arts and Crafts

    Halloween Crafts
    I came across this and I'm planning on creating some of them in my spare time this week. Once their finished I'll share them with everyone. I've always wanted to create something crafty that had to do with ghosts. I'm also planning on creating a Halloween card to my boyfriend. :) Here's the...
  14. Hello form Texas

    Member Introduction
    I am Riesa from Lubbock, Tx. My neighbor and I live Halloween every year and display for our family and friends in our yards. I love your ideas and have copied some of them already. To a much lesser degree I must add as I am older but I enjoy the creating and the neighbors do too!:rolleyes:
  15. 2016 Costco Halloween

    General Halloween
    Costco Pose-n-Stay Skeletons 2016 MOD NOTE: I've tried to see if an existing thread already had been active, but so far it's just specific items - multiple threads on their skeletons, witches, gargoyles - so I'm creating this to put all the 2016 Costco threads together. Merging to make it...
  16. New Song "Gothic Lullaby" Free download!

    Halloween Music
    Hi everyone! My oh my how things change. I was supposed to be releasing a CD, but with as busy as I've been with other productions, it doesn't look like that's going to be happening, at least not this year. However, I will still be creating music. This song "Gothic Lullaby" is a new song that I...
  17. Static: Help creating a lake prop

    Halloween Props
    Hi, this is my first post for help. I have been creating Halloween Themes for the past 5 years. This year I am creating camp crystal lake. I need to create a cool lake/water effect for the first 5 feet of my garage. I thought about blue vinyl and coating it with some sort of clear coat gloss...
  18. How do I build a Halloween set?

    General Halloween
    I am creating a room to use for photography and video. I want the illusion of the background to look like a I am in the middle of a realistic looking zombie apocalypse that is outdoors. The completed pictures and video should have at least the illusion of being three-dimensional. I...
  19. Skull routines

    Wanted to Buy
    Hi, Looking for new talking skull routines. I still cannot get the hang of creating routines. Thanks
  20. Twilight art zone

    Member Introduction
    Hello everyone! I am the creator of the scary 4th dimension I entitled "THE TWILIGHT ART ZONE." I bring you a new style and technique I use for creating your Halloween artwork. It is between real and unreal. Sometimes fun, sometimes spooky, sometimes very dark. It is colorful and each one...
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