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  1. Lighting: Question for the Community - Black Lights

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, I want to try something different this year for my porch and I am not sure what I need. I know this is the place to come though because you guys are awesome. I have a porch and I want to cobweb throughout and I want to really highlight the spooky affect with black lights. In my...
  2. Static: Cemetery entry gates - a grand plan

    Halloween Props
    Hi Guys, I thought I would share with you all my grand plans for some cemetery entry gates that I plan on building for this years display, along with some other things. I have had the guys in the metal shop at work(It pays to have a good boss) who have made me up some metal frames for...
  3. How many plastic surgeries has Elvira done?

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Guys we all know and love Elvira. Not to mention its one of the most sought after costumes of all time. I even heard famous rappers are giving Elvira her own rap names. Anyways . . . I'm just curios to know, how many plastic surgeries has this lady done if any? She looks absolutely radiant for...
  4. Bubble Boy costume. I NEED HELP !

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Heys guys! I want to build a Bubble Boy costume, but not sure how. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I read a post by a member named " punk rock girl," but can't seem to find the post again. Thanks.
  5. Static: Pumpkin Sentinels - 2018

    Halloween Props
    Hello Fellow Haunts! So this was my big project for last year. I added a back row to my archway as well, but I wanted to create something new and exciting! I built these two Jacko Sentinels to guard my back yard during the October season. They are built with a PVC frame and base. I used...
  6. FREE - Bottom half of broken life-size skeleton (Tempe, Arizona)

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    This very unfortunate thing happened to my 60-inch skeleton companion, Vlad, last night. As I was loading things into a van to move, I picked him up by his spine, and the poor guy's spine just snapped in two. He was in a storage unit without air conditioning for quite some time a few years ago...
  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. Custom Halloween T-Shirt

    General Halloween
    I'm thinking about creating a custom t-shirt to wear year round. I'm thinking it would show skeleton ribs and a Jack-O-Lantern instead of a heart. What do you guys think and do you have any ideas to add to it.
  9. new member here

    Member Introduction
    I stumbled upon this site from pinterest and wow, you guys are great. This could be a new addiction for me. So many great ideas and not nearly enough time to try it all. I will say in advance that I tend to lurk more than type. Hurray for Halloween fanatics! Off to continue lurking quietly. JD
  10. Other: Trenton Mills beef netting - Canada

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys, so I went ahead and ordered 10lbs of the poly beef netting from Trenton Mills. Being in Montreal, I had done a bunch of research to find a supplier north of the border but obviously couldn't. Just FYI, total cost was 41$ + 32$ US for shipping, then I got nailed with 26$ CAN for...
  11. SpookyTown/Christmas Village Catalogs beyond 2013

    General Halloween
    Hey guys! Long time no spook? As the title relates, I was just on Lemaxs website and have downloaded their catalogs that they have available going back to 2013. I know that you guys, like me, like to collect various and sundry things from the internet when it comes to our OHCD (Obsessive...
  12. What is "safe" to store in an outdoor storage locker?

    General Halloween
    Hi, could use people's suggestions based on your own experience about what kinds of things you feel can safely be stored in an outdoor storage locker situation without having the contents being damaged from cold, heat or mold (due to cold temperatures). BTW this is in a commercial complex of...
  13. Looking for Big Lots wine drinking skeleton to purchase

    Wanted to Buy
    Did anybody pick up one of these animated skeletons who drinks from a glass of wine in the BigLots after Halloween sale? If so I am very interested in purchasing one. Thanks!
  14. Prop Showcase: need ideas for this 2019 haunt....

    Halloween Props
    hi everybody....well 2018 was a bust for us...it rained for almost 2 months here in central tx that it made my yard like a swamp but something good did come out of it....the city contacted me and wants us to do their first haunt house for 2019 . talked to my family and we decided to go ahead and...
  15. Static: DIY Coffin Build

    Halloween Props
    So this year I purchased a rotting corpse from Distortions Unlimited and I needed a coffin to display it. Let me just say, there are NOOOO decent coffins to purchase retail! I searched because I didn’t want to build it this year. Well, I ended up having to build one. I’m glad I did because it...
  16. Static: Aliens Themed PC

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys hows everyone? Cool forum, I've been doing the haunted house thing on off sense I was a kid in the 70s. We had a high school in my part of town that did one every year in their gym. So I grew up with them. Now my son works at them at Halloween. But the reason I'm here is I've been...
  17. "Sober Halloween" from Japan

    General Halloween
    Just saw this on twitter and thought it might interest you guys. It's apparently an event where people cosplay as everyday people: https://twitter.com/Mulboyne/status/1058571909699317760
  18. Mechanical: Help! Spirit Halloween Harvester Repair

    Halloween Props
    I recently obtained a Harvester from a local yard sale. Cosmetically, he is in great condition. No dirt anywhere on his inside or his clothes. The problem I am having is with his head rising mechanism. His eyes, mouth, and head turn all work great, however his head doesn't lift up or down. You...
  19. Happy Halloween HF Members!

    General Halloween
    Knock em dead kids! Good luck, hope weather is nice and have fun, hope you have a lot of tot's.
  20. My Garage Display

    General Halloween
    Ive been tweeking it over the last couple of years, Let me know what you guys think!
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