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  1. Static: fake knife help please

    Halloween Props
    I need ideas on how to make the handles on those Dollar Tree butcher knives look real. Thanks!
  2. Halloween Treat Sacks

    General Halloween
    I am jumping on the bandwagon to give out small toys with the full size bars this year. I have already collected mini Play-Doh cans, mini stencils & erasers (will get pencils to go with them) and some Hot Wheels. I wanted to put them into little paper treat sacks - the flat "vintage style" (not...
  3. Static: Pennywise (2017 version) head prop

    Halloween Props
    Last year, I got a last-minute idea to try and make a Pennywise head prop out of an extra styrofoam head I had at the house. Somehow in 7 years living at my house, I had never thought to incorporate the storm drain in front of my yard! Anyway, you don't need a drain, he looked pretty neat...
  4. Static: Halloween on a budget! Scary frame for $12.97

    Halloween Props
    Everyone always asks me how can I afford all my decorations. For one, I go to yard sales all summer, and I also make so many things. Like I'm sure all of you guys. Last night I made this. From an old frame I got at a yard sale. 2.00 Frame 2.98 Gauze 5.99 Skull 2.00 Hands at dollar store...
  5. Static: Anyone know where I can find...

    Halloween Props
    I got these Reaper busts a few years ago at the Dollar Tree but they haven't had them since. I use them for the top of my small pillars for the cemetery but need a few more. If anyone has any clue where to get them let me know! I thought about casting my own but haven't had the best...
  6. Tombstone Corners from Dollar Tree

    General Halloween
    You know the Halloween village pieces? I'm trying to figure out how many years they did it (was it just 2014-2016?), and what pieces went to what years (pictures). I made a list of what I'm missing last year but without pictures...it's not helpful. I think I managed to find the pictures for...
  7. Dollar General 2018

    General Halloween
    Found new Peanut mugs at Dollar General and some solar dancers. I thought the zombie dancer looked a little familiar so I had to repaint him https://www.halloweenforum.com/members/deadna-albums-2018-picture556621-dollar-general-items.html...
  8. Candles for outside decor.

    General Halloween
    Ok, guys. I'm looking for some advice and suggestions Who here has used REAL candles for outdoor decor? Are there some kinds that are better than others? Tricks to keeping things lit? I've used real candles in both pumpkins and glass jars, and a couple of the '7 day candles' from...
  9. Dollar General 2018

    General Halloween
    Sorry that they are flipped all crazy. I rotated them before I posted but for some reason they still are turned wrong.
  10. Using dollar bills in game?

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    For some ridiculous and no particular reason, I've been saving dollar bills for a couple of years and have about 200 + dollars worth of one dollar bills. I'd like to do something with them at my Halloween party - not spend them on the party, but use them in a game for my guests. We don't play...
  11. Other: Fake cornstock question

    Halloween Props
    Can you make fake cornstocks? I don't want real ones. Is it possible to make them using the long tan grass skirts from Dollar Tree?
  12. Haunted Props clearance

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    There's some nice stuff on clearance on halloweenprops.com. It looks a mix of some stuff like you would find at a Dollar store, and some full sized props like you would find at Spirit.
  13. 'tis the season

    General Halloween
    i've never made tombstones, but in the past i've often used the cheap foam tombstones that are about a foot or so tall that you get at dollar tree or other places. i told my wife recently that i wasn't going to use those anymore because they don't stand up and they break and they're generally...
  14. Prop Showcase: Our Dollar Tree Proton Packs

    Halloween Props
    Our party theme this year was Ghostbusters, so of course we needed Proton Packs. There are 2 near identical packs. Both have straps from school backpacks, a multitude of dollar tree plastic containers and lights, and various wires and tubing frm different sources. The guns were from Goodwill...
  15. Dollar Store Easy glowing skull (from EPBOT)

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Just saw this (LOVE her site, and for those not aware, EPOT is by the same lady that does CakeWrecks). http://www.epbot.com/2016/10/halloween-quick-craft-spooky-glowing.html Great step by step tutorial for a quick and easy (and CHEAP) prop. I could see making a dozen of these and lining a...
  16. Halloween boards for sale

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hey there people, Specialy for Halloween we made a couple of these boards. These are a few of them. They are all made out of birch wood. The measurements are 210 bij 297 mm. For each design is one board. Prices are 10 dollar each (ex shipping) If you are interested in all of them you will get...
  17. Best Candy Deals?

    General Halloween
    This will be my first year passing out treats and I'm at a bit of a loss of where I should be buying my candy. I'm getting married about 2 weeks before, so I don't have much of a budget. I'm already planning on giving out non-food treats for the Teal Pumpkin Project, but still want candy! Do any...
  18. Static: Laundry basket cage

    Halloween Props
    Not my idea but I thought I would share it for you guys. Here's the one I made tonight. They're really easy to make. All you need is two Dollar Tree laundry baskets, zip ties or duck tape and mettelic sliver spray paint and of course what ever you want to put in it.
  19. Dollar Store Finds

    General Halloween
    Hey all, I went to the Dollar Tree as usual on a Sat morning to get extra newspapers for coupons and saw they had some Halloween stuff out now. I found 2 skeletons birds. What is the best colors paint to use to make them more real as skeletons of real birds? I also found other neat stuff there...
  20. Decorating Bathroom Inexpensively?

    General Halloween
    This year I'd like to completely revamp my bathroom decor for Halloween, and I need some ideas for inexpensive decor. My bathroom is normally decorated with fish and whales and beachy things for the non-Halloween part of the year. So in the past few years I've worked around that and added...