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  1. WItch Tavern Sign - Need more inspiration and ideas

    General Halloween
    Picked this sign up at a thrift store a while ago. I want to make a witch themed tavern sign but need some inspiration. I'm going for a historical/creepy vibe rather than whimsical. Some ideas I've come up with are: "The Confession House" "Half Hanged Mary" "Oyer and Terminer" I would also...
  2. Clown Entrance way

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I built this Clown Entrance for a Halloween party last year. It turned out fantastic. The eyes rotate, using cheap motors I picked up from Princess Auto. I projected the image and air brushed onto plywood. I didn't build it to be self standing (but you could)....for our purpose it was...
  3. JoAnn Fabric Garland

    Wanted to Buy
    Wondering if anyone that picked up the vine black glitter garland on clearance at JoAnn's last Spring might want to part with a few? It was black with glitter about 6 feet long. I bought a few for a project and need a few more. Didn't see it on their site this year. Thanks.
  4. FREE - Bottom half of broken life-size skeleton (Tempe, Arizona)

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    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...
  5. Facebook page

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    If anyone is interested on listing halloween items on my Facebook page it’s titled Tricks and Treats buy and sell Halloween items It’s kind of new but we have picked up over 100 people this week...
  6. Talking skeleton in cage

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Talking skeleton , newly refurbished servos, made from a 4th quality bucky. cage is bent steel. made up to look like a pirate. life size. comes with audio cables , speaker, plug and play, just needs an audio source. I will ship but it will take a refrigerator box and freight shipping due to...
  7. Scene Setter -- Police Line Up - Photo Op

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    One year when I was thinking about doing a murder scene theme for my haunt (and know some of you plan for murder mystery parties so posting here as a result), I was looking at different ready-made police line up scene setters to use. Kind of hate spending a lot of money on stuff like this for...
  8. 50% Off ALL animaitons on our ENTIRE website!

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Hey Haunters! It's time for our annual "13 Days to Halloween" 48-hour sale! From October 18th-19th, ALL Animations (Halloween AND Christmas) on our entire website are 50% off! That means you pay no more than $15 for each animation! No minimum to buy! (bulk discounts are NOT available during...
  9. Mechanical: Help ASAP with Home Depot Headless Horseman!

    Halloween Props
    Just picked this guy (https://www.homedepot.com/p/Home-Accents-Holiday-86-6-in-Headless-Horseman-5124513/304942912) up today on floor model. Obviously, some bits were broken, nothign we couldn't fix, but specifically the mechanism that turns his legs was broken. Me and my dad have been trying to...
  10. Static: Drylok color?

    Halloween Props
    Trying to find the Drylok color people use for a more cement look. Is is the premixed beige? I picked up the UGL grey and it is to grey/light and not the tan look I see some have achieved.
  11. Static: Best process for corpsing a skeleton like this?

    Halloween Props
    I picked up a skeleton from Spririt the other day, but it is way too cute for my yard. I am looking into converting him into a groundbreaker and would like him to have a greyish corpse look to him similar to the below pictures. I've seen some posts about using plastic wrap and a heat gun to...
  12. Star Shower Slide Show?

    Halloween Props
    https://www.amazon.com/Star-Shower-2017-Slide-Show/dp/B073FB1DW9 I picked up several of these cheap at the end of last year (mostly for Christmas time). Anyone else using them? I plan on using two on either side of my garage with the ghost slide.
  13. 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...
  14. Have you ever bought one item and planed your theme around it?

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Have you ever bought one item and planed your theme around it? What items have you gotten you said ok I know what my theme will be ? I have when I got a tombstone as a reaper gift I was like this year will be voodoo. I have a clock I picked up and I am so leaning more towards mad hatter...
  15. lifesize gemmy dead eye drake pirate skeleton

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    the one with the patch for $550 the one with glowing eyes $500 plus shipping local pickup in reno, nv is welcome and ill even take off $50 from each prop , if picked up locally.
  16. Static: Slabs of insulation on craigs list-1-14-15

    Halloween Props
    http://providence.craigslist.org/zip/5401881658.html All sorts of perfect insulation sheets ready for tombstone making..I picked up several myself but still a dozen left
  17. Mechanical: My Version of MIB

    Halloween Props
    For our Spooky Speakeasy party I was wanting to build a SIB, "Snitch In A Box", my remake of a MIB. I found an add on Craigslist for a company looking to get rid of old pallets and scrap wood. Score. Well when I got there, I came upon this......perfect! I also picked up a couple of large...
  18. Mechanical: Zombie hoard

    Halloween Props
    The assembly of a small hoard. Not my creations, but picked up as off-season discounts.
  19. Criags list killer foam find in exter, RI

    General Halloween
    If any of my fellow haunters is looking for foamboard..I already picked up two dozen pieces but there is a TON more he didn't show http://providence.craigslist.org/zip/5185821686.html
  20. Spirit store 2015

    General Halloween
    They are having a decent clearance sale right now. I picked up several 3 foot tall tombstones for $10 a piece. I also picked up a full mask devil mask for $15. Only one big animation is on sale and the rest is smaller items and costumes. I cannot wait for the big reveal on the new theme.
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