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  1. Clear Satin Finish

    Clear Satin Finish

    To protect and add a nice sheen (like a candle) coat with Satin top coat.
  2. Raw Umber Wash

    Raw Umber Wash

    To add age and depth wash in a mix of Raw Umber and water. Dry off with paper towel.
  3. Grayed Yellow

    Grayed Yellow

    The yellow looks better grayed out a little.
  4. New Color

    New Color

    Much better looking with the new color.
  5. Ivory Color

    Ivory Color

    Picked through the color catalog and picked 'ivory' as the new color.
  6. Yellow Flickering Candles

    Yellow Flickering Candles

    The newly painted yellow flickering candles
  7. Atmosphere Effects: Large garage door rear projection material

    Halloween Props
    I know this has been asked tons of times but no one ever comes back and say what worked the best for them. I have a opening of 7'x14' to cover. I was thinking of using this Carl's Gray Rear Projection Film - Rear Projector Screen Material (Low Light, Rear Projection) I could make a frame and use...
  8. Haunt in a large party tent?

    General Halloween
    Hi everyone, here's what I have in mind. My garage is too small for a "garage haunt", and besides, it also serves as my workshop (never parked a car in there ever since we moved into the place). I do have a huge driveway, though (over 5 meter wide, 20 meter long), big enough for an 8x4 meter...
  9. HELP me find this decoration

    General Halloween
    I am trying to locate LARGE skeleton masks for my outdoor decorations. Just plain skull fronts, like you would wear as a face mask. Except much bigger, around 3 or so feet. Something like this: Color doesn't matter, as it will be painted. I was really hoping to find this in a thin...
  10. 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...
  11. Electronic/Software: Budget Motion detector with timer? Audio?

    Halloween Props
    Don't want to buy an expensive control box. I have bought a few outdoor motion lights before and wired them to plug in the wall, using the light sockets to plug props. But is there another way, just as cheap, to have a motion detection device and an accurate timer? The motion light I made...
  12. Static: How are you lighting your pumpkin scarecrows/sentinels securely and effectively?

    Halloween Props
    For those with tall outdoor pumpkin scarecrows, sentinels, etc ... is there a consensus best ways to illuminate them? This is all still pretty new to me, (though I have picked up the aesthetic part quick) but right now I'm just not sure how you're lighting up your pumpkins when they're 6,7, 8...
  13. 2018 Halloween Sales/Clearance offers

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Guys, It's getting close to Halloween which means stores will begin putting things on sale and bringing out Christmas (if they havent already) Hopefully with this thread we can help each other find great deals and make 2019 even better than this year. If you do post please include the...
  14. Woodard's Mill Haunter selling everything!

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    My husband and I have run an awesome neighborhood Haunt for the past five years. Go look us up on Facebook at "Woodard's Mill Haunter" and take a look at our last several Haunts! However, we cannot do it anymore, and would love the sell the entire Haunt to a new dedicated amateur or...
  15. 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...
  16. Festive Autumn/ Pre-Halloween Outdoor Decorating

    General Halloween
    Has anyone else started on their autumn pre-halloween outdoor decorating? Every year I enjoy getting my house ready with festive autumn planters, hay bales, pumpkins, gourds, scarecrows and more. I still need to add some lights, garland and wreath, that will be this weeks project. I'd love...
  17. Hanging Outdoor Pillar Lights

    Halloween Props
    Over the past few weeks I have seen all these great ideas for PVC Candles using tea lights and various other things. This year I really want to hang some candles from a tree in my front yard. I want to make floating candles above the graveyard I am also going to be making. I have just run into a...
  18. Large reasonably priced cauldron and outdoor projector?

    General Halloween
    Does anyone know where I can get a pretty large plastic cauldron that isnt super fake? I want to make a cat bed out of it. Also, any idea of a reasonably priced outdoor projector that has falling leaves? Need one for a wedding. Thanks yall
  19. Lighting: Outdoor Silhouette Graveyard

    Halloween Props
    Hi Everyone! I'm trying to make an outdoor display this year using black painted plywood and backlighting to create a silhouetted display for our front yard. The idea is to create something dramatic and reusable that doesn't require a lot of setup or breakdown time year after year. Will post...
  20. Spooky in Seattle

    Member Introduction
    Hi there! I'm a graphic designer living in Seattle and wanted to get in touch with fellow Halloween obsessives and makers. I plan to create my first outdoor display this year and hope to get advice and share progress.
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