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  1. We are going live!

    Site Issues and Feedback
    Dear Community Members, Today is the migration day! We are almost at the starting line and really excited for you to experience the new community platform. As a reminder, the site will be put into maintenance and read only mode while the migration is underway until completion. We will post a...
  2. Hello From San Diego

    Member Introduction
    Long time haunter, first time member. Looking forward to this year. Planning a haunted house for school charity. Can't wait to find the treasures that are inside the forum.
  3. Hi all

    Member Introduction
    Hi all, I am a new member to this forum and happy to be here. I have been building up a Halloween garden haunt for the last few years and am looking forward to taking it to the next level! Hopefully there will be loads to learn here and loads of inspiration to share.
  4. Attention - Panjo Classified Service Retiring

    Site Issues and Feedback
    Hello, As some of you may know the owners of Panjo Classifieds Service have decided to retire the product. What does this mean for you? As of March 31st, Panjo will no longer allow new items to be listed for sale through Panjo, though existing listings will still be accessible. Following that...
  5. Boo y'all

    Member Introduction
    Hey there, just joined the group and thought I'd say "Hi". My wife and I just bought a new house in SC and we're looking forward to our first year of decorating. Of course I've already started by hanging up a few props in my office. They keep me company since I work from home. :D
  6. Newbie To Forum - Old Timer To Halloween

    Member Introduction
    Hello folks, Bonzo17 here. Just discovered this forum today so I joined up and thought I'd share some pictures. Should I just do it here in this thread or is there somewhere else that is better? Looking forward to perusing this forum for other's pictures. Cheers - Bonzo17 :D
  7. Lighting: How can I make a sign like this and have the bulbs flash in patterns?

    Halloween Props
    Image here My brother lives in a large neighborhood that gets tons of trick or treaters however his house isn't in the most high-traffic area. We decorate tons but would like to make a sign like the image I posted to put nice and tall on the roof. I plan on making the sign halloween-ey but...
  8. Pneumatic: Pneumatic Slenderman Prop Build

    Halloween Props
    Hey Haunters! So I took a much needed break after the season ended but I finally finished my video about my slender man prop. He's motion activated, runs on pneumatics and was a huge hit! He leans forward suddenly and his arms lunge out at you while he plays a sound effect from one of his video...
  9. Kinda sad

    Off-Topic Stuff
    I just saw a story on Yahoo https://www.yahoo.com/news/cemetery-bones-tossed-trash-families-034139172.html about a cemetery that was left in disarray. It's so sad but I know it's happening more and more. Frog and I hunt out cemeteries on our travels and those in the card exchanges get a chance...
  10. Help! Slides hard to insert in Gemmy Lightshow Illusion Projector

    General Halloween
    Hi guys, picked up a Gemmy Lightshow Illusion Projector (2018 product) that comes with 6 slides and finding all the slides are super tight to insert into the projector. Too late to return after holiday and do like it so wondering how to make the best of this. Also curious if others have had...
  11. Greetings Mortals!

    Member Introduction
    Hi everyone! I created my first decoration display this year (a Halloween themed gingerbread house ruled by cats, because why not) and had a FANTASTIC time making everything! It's truly addicting and I'm already working on next year's theme- Pirates of the Caribbean. It has also inspired me to...
  12. The evolution of Captain Spaulding WIP

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I’ve procrastinated way too long! Our Halloween party is Friday so time to get to work on hubby’s costume: I did find a wide-striped red and white satin online but it was a minimum 5-yard order and by the time shipping was added, it was going to be around $75. The blue fabric with stars or...
  13. Hey everyone!

    Member Introduction
    My name is kelly, I’m from New York, and I’m a fellow Halloween enthusiast and diy’er. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. I look forward to learning new projects and gathering ideas from all of you!
  14. G'Day from Australia

    Member Introduction
    Hi All, My wife and I are doing our bit to support Halloween in Australia, we've only been doing it the last couple of years and decorated for the first time 2 years ago, looking at going bigger and better this year. In the past it's been predominantly spiders and webbing to the point...
  15. 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
  16. Hello

    Member Introduction
    Hello all from South Florida, Happy to be joining the forum!! I have been doing my home haunt for the past 15+ years. Always looking for new and creative ways to freshen up the haunt. The overall theme of Rader Manor is a graveyard with static props, home made pop-ups, fog chillers, lightning...
  17. Hello from Canada!

    Member Introduction
    Hello from Canada! I have always loved Halloween! I'm a newb at diy Halloween props. Trying to build up my decor each year. I look forward to getting some inspiration from the forum!
  18. Tired

    General Halloween
    I swear we put so much effort into the month before October when it gets here I do not even have the will or energy to put the stuff out. At this point I am just over it all and not looking forward to this week actually putting everything out. I hope it is worth it.
  19. Mechanical: Morris Costumes Lurching Werewolf

    Halloween Props
    I was wondering if anyone can help troubleshoot my morris costumes lurching werewolf that won't work. In trying to get things started for halloween, I was setting up this prop. When I went to plug him in he fell strait forward on his face and now when I plug him in and put him in the "on"...
  20. Southern, sassy & crafty!

    Member Introduction
    Hi, hi. New to the group. Just wanted to introduce myself. I'm a prop builder / crafter, but I'm here mostly to learn and get better. I look forward to getting to know everyone. :D
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