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  1. Arkham Asylum 2019 (Party Decorations)

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    So, I finally decided to pull the trigger and have a Halloween party. I've always wanted to, but I live alone and am self conscious about the cleanliness of my house. I decided "life's too short [redacted] it!" I'm a huge Batman fan both metaphorically and literally (too many carbs) so I...
  2. I'm Back..... From Tennessee

    Member Introduction
    This is my first post. When I first signed up to the forum I had a slight family problem. Now I'm single and back to learn some spooky ideals from you all. I have some tombstones, about 15 I think, that I made out of the cutouts of the insulated metal doors and painted. I have a few things but...
  3. 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...
  4. Atmosphere Effects: My 2018 Projection Mapping Attempt on the house

    Halloween Props
    Hi Everybody, Here is the street view of this year's attempt. Apologies, the camera still doesn't do the actual presentation justice.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dy2395tk6hk&t=177s This year's inspiration.. - AtmosFx Halloween Monster Bash, -A dance recital song (Pitbull's Fireball)...
  5. 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...
  6. Hide&Shriek !

    HELLO! i cant find if this has been brought up before but here goes anyways. :confused: I am looking for some ladies or mentelgen that might be interested in playing a neat game i think most here would enjoy https://store.steampowered.com/app/480430/Hide_and_Shriek/ It`s Halloween and the...
  7. Props I've forgotten I own.

    General Halloween
    Digging my bike out for a bike week work challenge, and I discovered that I did buy Fogging Basement Doors from Spirit after Halloween last year. y tu?
  8. Mechanical: Opening Doors Automatically

    Halloween Props
    I have a simple project but am having quite a time trying to figure out how to do it. In a nutshell, I have a medium-sized wooden box with two swinging doors (like a mini-barn door). I need for these doors to open and close. I am using the Light-O-Rama system and so basically, I need the...
  9. Other: Room with different door options... Help

    Halloween Props
    I built a scene for our haunt that basically people will enter the room and there will be 5 doors to choose from. The room is 12'x12' and the doors are equally spaced apart. I'm looking for ideas how to decorate the room and also things we could do behind each door to give a good scare. Of...
  10. want to make a sprit prop

    Saw this today and thought it should be somewhat simple to make.. just wondering how to make the doors open. was thinking a rotiserrie but that it may be too slow Any thoughts? Thanks
  11. Spirit High Voltage props For Sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    For sale: 2 Spirit Halloween High Voltage props. Selling both together. Use alone in conjunction w some other life size props to activate other Tekky props via the attaching cable. I bought these a couple of years ago brand new and never opened them up or used them until today when I found out...
  12. Static: Halloween pillars with built-in cd player and speaks still in progress

    Halloween Props
    Haven't made anything Halloween props for years. Giving this one a try. The pillars will have doors and a lock to keep. People from trying to take the cd player or. Speakers from inside.
  13. Static: Old Rusty Steel Doors

    Halloween Props
    Hello! Is it January ALREADY!? Crap, better get back to work! Recently I just had to use some new tools that Santa left under the tree (framing nail gun!), so with some spare wood, I created what could become the center piece of a room in next year's haunt! First step, framing. These doors...
  14. Cabinet doors as possible tombstones?

    General Halloween
    My sister recently gave us some old cabinets and aside from possibly making an island a thought came to me when I looked at the doors themselves. Has anyone made tombstones with doors before? The thickness not to bad, maybe rough up the front facade, making a good base should not topple over...
  15. Twisted Fairy Tales Ideas

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hey all, so im already deep into planning and buidling for 2015 but need some ideas for our theme which is twisted fairy tales. So far we have some pretty good ideas: A little mermaid scene with ursula having mermaid skeletons surronding her and ariel being tortured. Pinnochio stabbing...
  16. Prop Showcase: Well here it is........For now anyway lol

    Halloween Props
    Here is this years lawn set up. New ground breaker, bilco door and the Grave Butcher. Hope you enjoy. Also will be having a walk-thru on Halloween so keep an eye for pics of that. Let me know your thoughts and suggestions. Bilco doors have a strobe light and will have fog and the sound of...
  17. Mechanical: Help with door

    Halloween Props
    My crypt dweller breaks down every year. His sole job is to push open the doors to his crypt when a mortal approaches. However, the motor and gears just cannot take the month long pounding. I've replaced motors and gears every year. Vlad, as he is named, is connected to the motor so maybe I...