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  1. I think I'm toning it down this year.

    General Halloween
    I've decided not to put as much effort into Halloween this seaon, why? Well, last year was our biggest year ever, it took us almost a week to fully set up, we had 1000+ TOTs visit, and we stayed active until almost midnight, even my kids who usually aren't too enthusiastic about Halloween had a...
  2. professional halloween realistic creature costume from gore galore

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Oversized Swamp Hag costume. Head and arm movement is amazing, and has a working jaw. One piece flame retardant costume. 9'tall, and includes stand for easy in and easy out. Perfect for any swamp, cave, witch scene,hayride,home haunt,etc.... Has Creature Cart system allows you to use as a 100%...
  3. Fog: Fog Ring Cannon - a new trick to consider

    Halloween Props
    And an easy one to make too! I was at a concert recently* and saw something new to me, and instantly started considering the possibilities. Cued by the drummer, big rings of fog that shot out over our heads quite far into the audience. Everyone around was pretty impressed. I was thinking...
  4. Static: Blucky Stands--Cheap and Easy

    Halloween Props
    I'm sure someone else has thought of this but in case it hasn't been mentioned for awhile I thought I'd throw it out here. :D Several years ago I needed a fast and cheap way to have my Blucky's stand or be posed in my yard display but I didn't want to go take a lot of time or spend a pile of...
  5. Mechanical: Filling out a PVC Body

    Halloween Props
    I've seen several people recently asking about how to "flesh" out their bodies. I decided to build another swaying zombie for our yard since I had a head and hands laying in the shop and I thought I'd show off some quick and easy ways I like to use for filling them out. It's pretty easy and...
  6. Static: Any easy way to hide fog chiller in plain view.

    Halloween Props
    I have seen the tombs and coffin ideas .. I don't think I have time this year though. My main chiller would work best sitting right in front of the front steps. Any quick and easy ideas to disguise it exempt through fabric over it and call it a table? :eek: House, steps
  7. 100 Easy to Make Halloween Decorations

    Hi We have published recently. A collection of interesting halloween decoration In this article you will find 100 Easy to Make Halloween Decor check: http://rilane.com/diy/halloween-decorations-100-easy-to-make-halloween-decor/
  8. Tried my hand at making stones, some lessons learned

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I have been wanting to try to make some tombstones for a while, but it was always on the back burner. After watching JasonB5449's tutorial as well as a few others on youtube, I figured I'd give it a shot. I always kind of thought these would be easy, but there's no doubt it can be ultra easy...
  9. Villafane has new accessories!

    General Halloween
    they are cute, easy and affordable.
  10. Static: Easy Shining Prop - Frozen Jack Torrance

    Halloween Props
    I've dedicated my basement to The Shining this year. I wanted to recreate the Jack Torrance death scene. I love how it turned out and wanted to share the method because it was cheap and easy to do. You can do this for any head and shoulders character you would like to create. Check it out!
  11. Static: Easy way to rain proof your led timer candles

    Halloween Props
    I did this last year and it worked like a charm. If you can take the whole label off easily then use the whole container the candle came in and display- and the thing stays dry. If taking the label off is a hassle - I did this: These labels dont come off easy - didnt want to soak them to get...
  12. Spotify Questions

    Halloween Music
    Is Spotify like the old playlist.com where you can pick specific songs and add to a playlist and play them? I am SOOOOOO ignorant about music and I really want to make a cool playlist to use. I used to use Playlist.com and listen to it at work. It was easy. I thought I could do that through some...
  13. Fake Bamboo - Easy to make!

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Ahoy, maties! We were working on a prop and discovered we needed some bamboo... but didn't have any. So... we made some. here's how we did it. It's pretty easy!
  14. Other: Easy to make, easy to store fence

    Halloween Props
    In preparation for making a fence I've been collecting pallet boards from work for a couple of days. We have so many pallets at the mill that I am fortunate enough to be able to just walk around some areas and easily pick up loose boards or peek into dumpsters and trashcans and get them without...
  15. The Wind: How do I secure things easily?

    General Halloween
    The wind is brutal at my place, any ideas on how i can secure my 5 foot coffins to the ground? I want it to be as easy as possible!
  16. Static: first prop up for the season

    Halloween Props
    Ah the first thing is up and ready... Ish. No lights or anything yet. First time building a scarecrow. Quick and easy, now I want more...much more haha
  17. Static: Cheap and easy way to make cannon balls

    Halloween Props
    Well, as you may be able to tell, I have been on holiday from work today so had a whole day of crafting! I managed to get my snoring pirate working (posted video earlier) and I have now found a cheap and easy way of making what I think are not too bad cannon balls that have been sat at the...
  18. Other Wheel of Darkness

    Halloween Crafts
    Okay, so I bought this old, rusty wagon wheel at an antique store. It actually use to go on an old Grain Binder, which was manufactured in the late 1800's. (Grain Binders were actually very expensive back then, and few farmers could afford to purchase one.) As soon as I saw it, I knew I could...
  19. Static: Cheap and easy way to make dead pirates

    Halloween Props
    Just thought I would share with you, and easy and cheap way I have found to make my dead skeleton pirates for this years Halloween display. The full poseable skeletons are really expensive here in UK and as I need quite a few pirates decided to experiment a bit. I don't claim to be a master...
  20. Static: Easy inexpensive yard ghost

    Halloween Props
    I'm sure there is a thread about this somewhere but I couldn't find one. I'd like to make some inexpensive yard ghosts for the yard. I saw a DIY on utube I like using tomato cages that looks pretty easy but was wondering if someone had any other ideas on how to make them and had pictures or...