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  1. Other: Zombie Dolls from Party City

    Halloween Props
    Party City has three zombie dolls: Bloody Mary, Tammy Terror and Bride Doll. They have blue glowing eyes and say a few lines about themselves, apparently in the third person, like "She's the ghoul of your dreams" as opposed to saying the phrases in first person, like one would expect a doll to...
  2. Static: Found cool parts

    Halloween Props
    So you never know what kinda parts you need for props. I got my washing machine worked on today. The shocks were bad. I had never seen any before. So before I threw the box away, I opened it. I'm sure these will come in handy one day for something I'm building. Even if I take them apart for...
  3. Mechanical: Raising a tombstone - What do I need

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, Kinda looking/searching into more animatronic props lately (building myself) and wanna get more into electrical and motors, etc. I created this prop this year, kinda like tombstone, built outta foam and wood. Maybe weights 20lbs or so. I was thinking of raising it up and down. So...
  4. Is 2018 a down year (for outdoor stuff)?

    General Halloween
    I live in MN where school doesn't start until after Labor Day. That means stores just put out Halloween stuff last week. I feel like the amount of Halloween decorations (specifically for outdoors) has been on the decline the last couple years. My city doesn't not have a Spirit Halloween this...
  5. Mechanical: some pirate themed props for 2018

    Halloween Props
    I have a few small projects I am working on for this year. I hope to make a cool mermaid for a ship scene. I think this wig will work. The wife is scouting a dress for me. I am also working on 3 pirates to sing yo ho in a scene. There will hopefully be around 5 total in the scene with 3 singing...
  6. Anything Halloween related in Toronto

    General Halloween
    Going to Toronto this week (cause everyone goes north for spring break). I was wondering if anyone knows a must stop place in Toronto for a Halloween junkie... I might try the Ghost walk and have a few drinks at The Lockhart cocktail bar (kinda harry potter theme), other than that whats up...
  7. Stumped on a costume to match our party theme.

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Hi Halloweeners, As the title suggests I am having trouble thinking up ideas for mine and my DH's costumes to match our party theme. This year’s theme is kinda like a garden of horror, or evil garden...whatever you want to call it.. and to give you an idea on how we're executing the theme...
  8. Circus evil Clown Archway Arch plus more to come

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Hi, if you are willing to pickup in Brandon FL zip 33511, you can have this archway I made for $15. Its made of cardboard, pvc in the back and various paints applied. It has been in storage and looks like it still will stand. Something heavy bent one corner a bit but not terribly bad. Im just a...
  9. Mechanical: Disco Ball Motor....anyone used one for props before?

    Halloween Props
    Heya Bat's and Ghoulies, I gotta make 2 things spin around constantly this Halloween and a bud suggested a disco ball motor. Has anyone ever used one of these before for a prop? I wanted to use it for a cannibal BBQ rotisserie thingy (rotisserie motors are kinda expensive). Lemme know what you...
  10. Has anyone actually found the SPOOPY sign?

    Wanted to Buy
    I kinda want one.
  11. Static: What are you working on now that October is here! Show your projects...

    Halloween Props
    Started this walker thingy after seeing one on this forum. Found the walker at good will for five bucks. It is pretty lame compared to the stuff I see on here but kinda new to all this. Hope to finish him up this week. Toying with the idea of using this breathing mask as well. Who knows how...
  12. Static: stain over stain?

    Halloween Props
    my coffin is due for a facelift, we built it 16 yrs ago,my issue is , can you stain over stain? i would like to stain it black but don't want to sand it down to bare wood, don't want to ruin it either, its kinda nice lol, if anyone has experience with this plz chime in with your opinions, thx
  13. Help! "blind" glasses like mask

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Ok, this isn't for me but all my talking about Halloween and my love of it has come back to me. One of my supervisors at work is making a costume and came to me for help. Part of the costume is this thing that kinda looks like wrap around sunglasses but its supposed to make you look blinded by...
  14. Static: I wanted a witch with orange hair..

    Halloween Props
    so I made a new one..shes kinda skinny !
  15. Other: Blood for props

    Halloween Props
    Question for you guys. Last year i used perma blood ( i love it) problem is i can't have it on props that will be outside where rain gets to it. the blood seems to lose it's glossy and also leave a yellow stain kinda.. Anyone either run into this issue or know if frightprops blood is better to...