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  1. General Halloween
    For the past couple of years I've made an attempt to grown my own corn + pumpkins to use in my annual Halloween display. After many frustrating and failed attempts I was determined to grow them this year. I went all out and purchased the best seeds, soil and fertilizer possible. I did all the...
  2. Halloween Props
    Hey all, I am new here and I wanted to share with you something that I've built. I am really proud of it. It was a lot of work, but it gets a lot of attention from the neighbors. The archway is built with PVC pipe, tons of personally carved jackos (several store bought as well) and lights...
  3. Halloween Crafts
    cricut vinyls everywhere from my appliances and mirror crows.To pumpkins and tombstones.Do you use it for Halloween?
  4. General Halloween
    Happy New Year to all the Halloween loving pumpkin growers. Ooojen mentioned it was time for a new thread, and what ooojen wants, she gets. :D Yes, I am in full seed buying mode. I am following the Giant Pumpkin seed auctions closely. Here is a link to the auction list...
  5. Halloween Props
    Howdy Folks! This is my first post in what feels like eons (on a new account, no less).... and I'm so glad to see this community is still THRIVING, even during the off-season! I've tasked myself with an elaborate project for next year, and it involves something I have little experience with...
  6. Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Right now Michael's online has the 9" fake pumpkins that is normally listed at $20 on sale for $4. I just ordered 8 of them for $42 total including shipping. While supplies last
  7. Halloween Props
    Hi, I know everyone is very busy this time of the year. But does anyone know of a software program so i can make my own talking and singing pumpkins thanks.
  8. 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...
  9. For Sale By Merchants
    New Highway to Hell pumpkins are ready for this Halloween! Check them out on youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5amfm43KGA Awesome animated display for Halloween. Just one projector for all three pumpkins. Come to ProjectedPumpkin.com for more details on this and many more...
  10. Halloween Props
    Super quick/cheap rotten pumpkins. I didnt take any photos of the process, but it was pretty easy. Some of the techniques I used were from people that paper mache after they stuff and tape them but I didnt have time for all that.... I used plastic bags of different sizes (grocery and large...
  11. Halloween Props
    So i went to a jack lantern walk last night that was at the zoo my wife works at. and there were so many amazingly carved pumpkins but these were my absolute favorite. pumpkins carved to look like jelly fish with streamer tentacles! I just had to share them in case anybody was looking for an...
  12. Wanted to Buy
    I am looking for the Sparkle Mercury Glass Pumpkin (161333): 9-1/2" dia. x 10"H, 2 lbs. that Grandin Road was selling this year (photo below). I have the other two mercury glass pumpkins they were selling this year and am only seeking the Sparkle Mercury Glass Pumpkin which they are sold out...
  13. Halloween Props
    I want to put about 20 carved foam pumpkins on the stairs in front of our house but I don't want to mess with turning on and off those little battery powered puck lights in each and every one every night for a month. In the past, I've put a string of tiny orange lights in a mason jar inside each...
  14. General Halloween
    Does anyone know what stores carry these. Trying to avoid ordering online! Thanks P.s. put up our decorations today! Eight lit carved faux pumpkins sit on the posts of our wooden fence.
  15. 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...
  16. Halloween Props
    Hey there! I am looking for a cheap projection material to do a REAR projection in our third stall. It is a standard single stall garage door. I am in MN, so between weather and a street light, have decided to do rear projection. I have a business class Epson that will work great and plan on...
  17. Halloween Props
    Hello, I have been looking forever for someone who knows how to create a dvd with 5.1 or 7.1 channels for my prop. Anyone been successful and can point me to a software and a good tutorial with step by step creating a dvd with more than stereo. Here is what I am doing: I have a singing pumpkin...
  18. General Halloween
    Has anyone else had issues with Hobby Lobby not stocking Funkins this year? I typically purchase 5-10 each year for props but they don't have any. Instead they are carrying the cheaper Michaels style pumpkins.
  19. Wanted to Buy
    Does anyone know the best/cheapest place to buy carvable (or pre-carved) foam pumpkins . I am needing a large amount and finding that the lowest price in my area is $14-$20 each. Thank you
  20. Halloween Props
    Just starting a new thread for the jack-o-lantern display. I’m going to start the new thread with the ones I carved last year. I stopped buying real pumpkins last year and started using the PU craft pumpkins from Michaels craft store. It’s the only place I can find these particular craft...
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