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  1. Hi from Pittsburgh

    Member Introduction
    My name is Bill Elwell. I am 73 years old, an Electronic Engineer, and have been prop building since the 1970's. I have a wonderful workshop and many hobbies. Some of my props have been featured in Nuts and Volts and Servo magazines. I just recently 'yanked' myself into the 21st century by...
  2. New Nox Arcana album this year

    Halloween Music
    Nox Arcana is one of my favorite sources for gothic/spooky music, and their twitter just posted recently about a new album coming out this year - The Haunted Symphony! https://twitter.com/noxarcana/status/1116175620881489921?s=21 Based on the art/theme, it looks like they're going for maybe...
  3. Hey everyone!

    Member Introduction
    Hey all, I am new here and excited to be part of this great community. I love building Halloween creations for my favorite time of the year and I hope to add some of my creations to this forum soon. Please fee free to check out my website. Thanks, Nick
  4. Other: Singing Bust V.6 Update

    Halloween Props
    I find I keep on updating these guys. This took me 6 tries but this version is my favorite by and I tried to make them just like the ones in the mansion on a small scale. I don't have much pictures of how i made it but Ill be updating the tread when I take some pictures. I will say the builsd...
  5. Static: Paper Mache Artists, HELP!

    Halloween Props
    The last time I made something out of paper mache was in the fourth grade, so I am beyond rusty. However, we love the look of props created with paper mache and we're going to increase the number of projects that use it going forward. But there in lies the tale. I'm the one who's going to be...
  6. Static: My version of Brown Jenkin

    Halloween Props
    The Dreams In The Witch House is one of my favorite Lovecraft stories. Last year I made a tombstone that has the name Jenkin on it as a nod to the story and got the idea just before Halloween to make a Brown Jenkin to go with it. For those unfamiliar with the story Brown Jenkin was the familiar...
  7. Werewolf!!!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hello All, I host monthly game nights at my house, and we always spends several hours playing Werewolf. For those of you who aren't familiar, it's MAFIA with a spooky twist: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamefamily/2989/werewolf-mafia The game is so much fun, and gets really competitive and...
  8. Managing Yard walkers

    General Halloween
    So, I have been having more and more issues with people walking through the yard display to get pictures either with props or in my yard. If I had a section for that it's ok, and we will usually have one or two props easily accessible for this reason. However its getting worse over the years...
  9. 2018 Trick or Treators count

    General Halloween
    So for us its done. Its 9:30 here we had SO many kids. We ran out of candy! Over 40 Also went to a neighbors and hung out there for an hour which was fun. I think this was the best Halloween i have has in years! How many ToTs came to your home this year? What was the kids favorite? For...
  10. Planet Coaster Halloween!!!

    General Halloween
    I have been obsessed with planet Coaster for almost a year now. I originally got it because I was sad I had to take Halloween down and it sure did the trick a treat! It's a theme park simulation game and a large part of the community just builds stuff like scenery or ride skins in sandbox mode...
  11. Inspirit: An Unorthodox Halloween 2018

    General Halloween
    Howdy folks. For those of you playing at home, we've been more or less 'out of the game' since 2016. More because of a major remodeling effort. https://www.halloweenforum.com/off-topic-stuff/146531-unorthodox-2016-project.html This year was no different, and our big project was...
  12. Good morning from Texas!

    Member Introduction
    Hello everyone! Longtime lurker, first time poster (obviously). This forum has been one of my favorite things to visit since we decided to start upping our decoration game, and I just love y'all's work. Look forward to talking to you all! ravens
  13. Projected Pumpkins.com

    For Sale By Merchants
    New Highway to Hell pumpkins are ready for this Halloween! Check them out on youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5amfm43KGA Awesome animated display for Halloween. Just one projector for all three pumpkins. Come to ProjectedPumpkin.com for more details on this and many more...
  14. Static: jellyfish pumpkins

    Halloween Props
    So i went to a jack lantern walk last night that was at the zoo my wife works at. and there were so many amazingly carved pumpkins but these were my absolute favorite. pumpkins carved to look like jelly fish with streamer tentacles! I just had to share them in case anybody was looking for an...
  15. Hello all, Steve (Dogman) here from La Honda,Ca

    Member Introduction
    This is my favorite time of year...setting up props of many Halloween years, looking for new ideas (time permuted) Filming it for the record (time permitted) and cleaning up the next day of all the candy that was split from someones child who got a bad-dose of something that they never thought...
  16. enlarging photos to fit on large tombstones

    General Halloween
    I know there is software that allows you to specify what size object you want to make and it will break up the photo in to multiple parts so when it is all taped together it is the size you need. Unfortunately I can't remember the name of the software or find it when I googled it. Does anyone...
  17. Newbie from SE Texas

    Member Introduction
    Hi y'all! I just stumbled upon this site while looking for some potion bottle ideas. This is awesome! I love all things fall and my favorite holiday is Halloween. I love to craft, but I'm really not that great. I just have fun decorating my house and yard. Thank you for all of your ideas in...
  18. New User: Showers - Season's Greetings

    Member Introduction
    Greetings HalloweenForum.com Users and Staff, My name is Showers and I come before you, presumably at your favorite time of year! About me: California, US. When not working, I volunteer my time with one of the best film and costume prop makers in my area. I will make your mannequins blush...
  19. Help 3 person group costume idea

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    My guy and I were planning on doing a couples costume this year, but he always does a costume with his friend and I really don't want to exclude him. But now we are having a hard time coming up with a costume idea that all three of us can agree on. Halloween is my favorite holiday, I always...
  20. Howdy from Texas

    Member Introduction
    Howdy, My name is Shelly and I am from Texas. I prepare for Halloween all year long. It is my favorite holiday! I am also a huge fan Dia de Los Muertos and Krampus.
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