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  1. Halloween door decor

    General Halloween
    Hey all! So for the last two years my friend and I decorated the door to my apartment using paper. It’s come to be the background kids take their Halloween photos in front of, so it’s important for me to get right. This year I’d like to make the living room It opens into, into Frankenstein’s...
  2. Atmosphere Effects: Large garage door rear projection material

    Halloween Props
    I know this has been asked tons of times but no one ever comes back and say what worked the best for them. I have a opening of 7'x14' to cover. I was thinking of using this Carl's Gray Rear Projection Film - Rear Projector Screen Material (Low Light, Rear Projection) I could make a frame and use...
  3. Halloween Garage Sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    We will be having a Halloween Garage sale at our home in Dearborn Heights Michigan next weekend starting on Friday the 31st of May and continuing through Sunday. I believe it is safe to say that there will be well over 100 items as we try to get into our garage this summer. Items included...
  4. Prop Showcase: Need Ideas on my Atmos FX Garage door

    Halloween Props
    This year Im adding a projector in the garage to display the bone chillers video fx. My projector displays from top to bottom very well but is short on the sides. I added a photo so you can see about how much its short by. I need some ideas on what I can put on the sides to cover up the blank...
  5. Neighbors who are complete A**holes

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Seems like there's always some complete A**hole in every sub. But why do they always end up being my neighbors? A few years ago we were fortunate to be able to by a house for my daughter while she attended college. It was a nice little house in a huge sub, but still close to campus. Almost...
  6. Atmosphere Effects: Star Trek projections from AtmosFX

    Halloween Props
    Something new from AtmosFearFX. Star Trek Beam Me Up projections. If you are a Star Trek fan, resistance will be futile! Not sure how people would use this in a haunt but sure someone will find a way...maybe the Borg are trying to board and collect alien species? or maybe you're a Discovery fan...
  7. Any Catholics here, perhaps silly question.

    Off-Topic Stuff
    My oldest is taking a music in religion course at the university. One of his assignments is to visit several services of various faiths and do a report on how they use music. Since he didn't want to go alone, I've been going with him. He wants to do Easter Vigil for his Catholic portion...
  8. witches ball (not decorative but party type) help

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    hi, has anyone held a witches ball at home? if so how did you decorate please? there will be kids and adults present and my house is standard uk size. i have Lshape lounge/diner and kitchen, stairs and can do bits in front garden. i have potion bottles to do an apothecary shelf, i have animal...
  9. Starting over-best way to build flats ?

    REQUEST FOR TUTURIALS GO HERE
    Hello Forum, I have been off line for some time as in 2017 the local town made us an offer we could not refuse on the homestead. Long story short we relocated to a much smaller property and 2018 was our first year in the new place. I managed to get my yard set up and the neighbors and kids...
  10. pico projector experience?

    General Halloween
    I feel like there's a thread on here every few weeks asking for projector recommendations, yet here I am again... I've decided I should try using a projector to decorate, but I don't want it to be so obvious I'm using a projector. So I thought maybe I could hide one inside the shell of a...
  11. Other: Trenton Mills beef netting - Canada

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys, so I went ahead and ordered 10lbs of the poly beef netting from Trenton Mills. Being in Montreal, I had done a bunch of research to find a supplier north of the border but obviously couldn't. Just FYI, total cost was 41$ + 32$ US for shipping, then I got nailed with 26$ CAN for...
  12. Lighting: IBC tote as a projection booth

    Halloween Props
    Has anybody ever used, or has considered using, a caged IBC (Intermediate Bulk Container) tote as a projection booth for house projections? For those that may not come across the term IBC it’s normally a caged plastic tank on a pallet and the usual capacity is 1,040 litres (229 imperial...
  13. Parts for your own Horse Drawn Hearse

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Hi there, Well, I had every intention in the world of building my own Horse Drawn Hearse, but.....have purchased a Real Hearse instead. Yup......I finally found and bought an actual Older Hearse, so I really have no need for any of the parts that I have been collecting for the past year or more...
  14. Hello! 1st Time Haunter Intro

    Member Introduction
    Howdy -thought I'd introduce myself before seeking help on my Prop project 1st Time Ranch Of Horror Employee here Location: Turlock, CA aka Central Valley California Horror fan since birth Was convinced to audition as a Halloween Maze Cast Member. Now Sad all the years I lost. 18yrs to...
  15. Where were the kids?

    General Halloween
    :confused: I only had 3 kids come to the door this year,except for a few who live right around me. Some of my neighbors had no kids! Even friends I have in Minneapolis and St. Paul had no kids! I live in Bloomington,Mn.,another big city. How did it go for you?
  16. Electronic/Software: Help!!Sams Club Members Mark Reaper

    Halloween Props
    Trying to find out either the power supply details for the Sams Club Grim reaper or a number to call as I thought I seen something on the box but mine was destroyed at the campground with all the rain even though under the awning, as my wife smashed and destroyed the power supply somehow when...
  17. Pneumatic: Garage Mausoleum

    Halloween Props
    So, I've been kinda dormant with building for a while. This year I decided to go big or go home:) Early September I got the idea to do a crypt wall over the garage door, thanks to others on here. Well then I decided to up the anti a little bit and add a little "shock" factor. So, I started...
  18. Life Size Horse Drawn Hearse - Huntington, WV

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    This is a ~10.5 feet by ~4 feet hearse prop. While the wheels are a bit warped, it does roll some for positioning and does turn. It comes with two electric lanterns built in and wired. The whole thing is made from 2x4s, plywood, and wooden sheathing and is painted black. The back door is also...
  19. Static: Last minute rush for 7'x8' garage door scrim???

    Halloween Props
    Sorry for the last minute, super specific issue, but.... I have a 3rd stall*** I'd like to project on to from behind. It will be cleaner and safer to back project than to put the projector out on the drive way. I am looking for a cheap and super easy way to set this up tonight. The door area...
  20. Electronic/Software: My Raspberry Pi based Monster in a box (Open Source)

    Halloween Props
    Hey everyone, just thought I would show you my monster in a box. I am making it out of a RaspberryPi and Door Lock actuators. I am opensourcing the whole project on github (https://github.com/hevnsnt/monster). I am still working on everything, so I have not written instructions but I will. This...
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