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  1. Waterproof flexible vines for cheap

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    This years big project is a mutant pumpkin/gourd patch. Finding fake vines for cheep was not easy. I searched for method to make them at home but was not happy with what I found. I started to play around with some ideas and this was the best one of my mini experiments. Rope and Great Stuff...
  2. Static: It's what's for dinner

    Halloween Props
    Just a little gross out prop . A cheapo Chinese pig mask.some Great Stuff and paint. Yum Yum!
  3. Glad to be here

    Member Introduction
    This is my 3rd year doing a yard haunt. Very excited to learn from some great folks!
  4. Just jumped in

    Member Introduction
    Love to read and see all you do and say. Had to join . you-all are great educators thanks for sharing.
  5. how to find if i am talking to myself unconciously

    Paranormal and the Unexplained
    so I know this sounds crazy but people have commented on it so like at work the boss was like the ...(main task) girl has a great attitude is a great worker but is always ranting. I swear she was talking about me since I know I am the only one who does that task and I do have those two good...
  6. Atmosphere Effects: Haunted House Layouts

    Halloween Props
    Does anyone have any great drawing layouts or know a site where its geared towards layouts and scenes, I just want to look at floor plans and how everyone lays out their haunts. Always gives me great ideas.
  7. Our new grand daughter has arrived!

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Introducing Harper Stella "dubbya". Born 2 days ago to our oldest son. 8lbs 9 oz. Everyone is doing great!!
  8. Animatronic Carnevil Clowns For Sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    3 animatronic carnevil clowns for sale. Only used this year for our party. All 3 move, talk, laugh etc... All in great working condition. 2 work via motion sensor, all work via "step here" switch. All include power adaptor. Great for next year's Halloween Carnevil theme! $375 shipped for...
  9. Great prop for Doctor and Mad Scientist room

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    i have available for sale a medical grade oxygen tank perfect for any doctor room or mad scientist lab. I have used this in my haunt for several years and it adds a great deal of realism to the room. tank comes complete with travel cart, regulator and breathing tube.
  10. Prop Showcase: Just seeing what everyone thinks of my UFO for 2015

    Halloween Props
    Hello everyone, although I have been visiting this site for some time I finally joined this year. It was a great Halloween with perfect weather here in CT. Hope you all had a great year and an even better 2016.
  11. Our "Great Pumpkin" themed invitation

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Our party them this year was the 50th showing of "It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." The front of the invitation was 2 classic Peanuts Halloween strips. The interior featured a strip with the dialog substituted with information about our party.
  12. Parasylum 927

    General Halloween
    Wanted to share a few pictures and a video walk through of our haunt this year. We had 5 scareactors in the haunt and they did a great job! We had breakdowns and technical issues that they solved quickly and they scared about 200 guests during the night. We used "monsterlites' so those too...
  13. Prop Showcase: Clowns 2015 Graveyard

    Halloween Props
    Was a great success this year, Rain held off, Had almost 400 kids come by.
  14. Getting ready for next year is going to have to start early!

    General Halloween
    The wife and i sat down last night and talked about our display for next year. We had a comment about it always being the same each year and just maybe one or two additions to the display. So next year we have 8 new characters and completely moving the display around. It should be great...
  15. Halloween driveway and yard haunt walkthrough 2015

    General Halloween
    Hi All, This is the first time I have posted the haunt to a forum. I feel this is one of my best years. Let me know what you think and if you have any suggestions! You all did great work this year! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cevLgkHCB8 Thanks, Andrew
  16. 2015 Darkstone Manor Yard Haunt (pic heavy)

    General Halloween
    It was a spooktacular Halloween! We had a great turnout of tot's, ran out of 15 lbs of candy within 1 hr. Very happy with the way our AtmosFx display looked in the front window, and the Singing Pumpkins (care of http://www.thesingingpumpkin.com/) were a hit! Happy with the way the fence...
  17. Mill Creek Haunted Hollow 2015 Display

    General Halloween
    We had a great season this year!! I am very happy to report that all of the new projects actually worked for the big night. I designed and animated a 17 minute loop pumpkin barbershop quartet that worked great, a full house projection with surround sound for lightning, thunder, and creepy...
  18. Prop Showcase: My Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean 2015 home display video

    Halloween Props
    Hi everyone! Hope you all made it well with Halloween last night. We ended up with 300-400 kids and great weather. I just wanted to share my video which covers some of the prop builds, test, and the night itself. Hope you enjoy: https://vimeo.com/144304711 -Mike
  19. Creepy Carnival Party 2015

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Well it was a bit of a last minute dash to set up outside as it was STILL RAINING in the UK on the morning of the party! Luckily at lunchtime it stopped and gave us just enough time to get the outside finished:) Will probably be last one this year:(, as my Daughter and her friends are at...
  20. How many TOTers did you get?

    General Halloween
    I'd say we got about 50, which is above average. I thought we would get more for a Saturday, but it was chilly and rainy. First came around 6:00 and very steady until about 7:30, then no one. Usually there are a few older kids here and there afterwards, but nope, just quieted right down...