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  1. Prop Showcase: The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Halloween Props
    I decided to do The Nightmare Before Christmas as my theme this year, for the 25th anniversary of the movie. There is so much material there to work with. In hindsight, I should have started building in June. I did not get as many characters as I wanted, but it still turned out pretty good. I...
  2. one of a kind Jack and Zero props

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    We are moving across country next year and I am going to have to sell my Jack Skellington and Zero props. Jack is 9 and 1/2 feet tall. Yes, he is very large and I made him to scale. They are one of a kind. I personally made these and have used them in my yard every Halloween for the last 6...
  3. Nightmare Before Christmas photo event

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hopefully this is in the right group. My work around December does Take your photo with the Grinch or Jack Skellington. It was Jack last year. So I had to make a lot of the decor (carved pumpkins, scream grave, zero grave, gift boxes, and a moving pumpkin jack in the box built around a...
  4. Prop Showcase: The nightmare before christmas in my attic

    Halloween Props
    Hi - I am new here. I guess it was 3 years ago I came across the life sized Jack Skellington in a Walgreens store here in North Carolina. Without hesitation I bought him, buckled him in the front seat on the truck and brought him home. When I saw him I knew where he would go: right up in the...
  5. Big Jack

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    While looking at a picture of Jack Skellington one day, it occurred to me that in the right pose, his silhouette is nothing more complicated than a big X. I thought this would be a simple project (they're never as simple as I think), so even though it wasn't in my plans for this year's...
  6. Static: Help with repairing a blowmold

    Halloween Props
    I have recently come into possession of this Jack O Lantern blowmold. A little back story on him, he was my next door neighbor's, he had it FOR-EV-ER and I had always admired it partly because I've never seen another one like it. This summer my neighbor moved and left him sitting on the curb...
  7. Woodcraft Zero Themed - Dog Gate

    Halloween Crafts
    I needed to make a new gate for the stairs for our dog. Here are a few progress pictures. Starting Engraving Rough engraving Sanded and Stained Hardware prepared, Edges banded
  8. Nightmare Before Christmas House Video

    General Halloween
    We have made changes to a few things since this video was taken over a month ago, but here is the general idea of our Nightmare before Christmas themed Halloween yard display.
  9. Haunted Mansion Holiday Nightmare Replica Skulls For Sale

    For Sale By Merchants
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/169318772/nightmarish-haunted-holiday-skull?ref=shop_home_active $95.00 + S&H Our favorite Skeleton man is at it again. He has been decking the halls with his ghoulish grin. These nightmarish skulls have been cast from a mold, Made directly from an authentic...
  10. Prop Showcase: Nightmare before Christmas Display 2013 Grand Finale!!

    Halloween Props
    Here are the pictures from this years Halloween display. It was the biggest display we've ever done and I was so happy that I finished everything I wanted to and that I wasn't sewing or building anything on Halloween. The neat thing about our display is that we get alot of adults that...
  11. Static: Nightmare before Christmas Display 2013 "Stage One"

    Halloween Props
    Here's what we have set up for our 2013 Nightmare before Christmas display so far. I'm calling this "stage one" which is the spiral hill and moon, tombstones, scarecrow jack, some lighting and a few spiders and pumpkins.
  12. Prop Showcase: Nightmare before Christmas Display (2010 & 2011)

    Halloween Props
    I thought I'd share some pictures of our Nightmare before Christmas display from 2010 and 2011. This year my display will be bigger than ever and I can't wait to share pictures soon!
  13. Stilted Jack Skellington.. More detailed this year? Help!

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Ah, It's good to be back on the forums here again. I was meaning to post on my costume last year, had it all typed out and everything. Had an issue with power and forgot all about re-writing it. So, I should start off by showing off the costume from last year. I'm the tall one, in the middle...
  14. Static: My first post-Jack Skellington

    Halloween Props
    Hello All, This is my first ever post. I have been following the forum for a few months now, it's what gets me through the work day. Thanks to everyone who posts, I have gotten so many great ideas. I love to decorate for Halloween but since my wife and i are recent college grads and we are...
  15. Static: Life Size Jack Skellington

    Halloween Props
    He's FINALLY done! And he's my favorite project thus far. =) As much as I wish this was my original idea there are several people who have made a life-size Jack Skellington and this site had a great tutorial that I followed. He's a bit top heavy and the weight is unevenly distributed so he's...
  16. Static: Christmas Morning Nightmare part 2

    Halloween Props
    This year I decided to add The Killer Wreath and Zero. Enjoy
  17. Static: Life size Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Props

    Halloween Props
    :) Here are my Nightmare Before Christmas props! They are all life size characters and other props from the movie. I am constructing Sally now! check out my link! i would love to see other people Nightmare props too! http://diynmbcprops.blogspot.com/
  18. Ideas for your Halloween Town

    General Halloween
    Love the Nightmare before Christmas but tired of all the haunted mansion holiday decor everyone is using? I have ideas for you to put the Halloween back into HalloweenTown. as you know i start my Halloween plans after during and after Halloween. Now these tips are just ideas and the theme is...
  19. New Member from Sioux City, IA

    Member Introduction
    Greetings fellow haunters, halloweenies, builders & fans. Been building Halloween props for about 10 years now, mostly papier mache but have dabbled in some other media like wood, monster mud and I think, I am the first person to create a 4 1/2 foot tall Jack Skellington bust (using a deflated...
  20. Static: Christmas morning Nightmare

    Halloween Props
    This year my kids wanted me to do something special for the front yard. Total work time was about 3 days.
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