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  1. Halloween Props
    Hey all. With all the craziness lately, I have to refocus my mind on other things, so I’ve been thinking more about Halloween 2020. I was thinking about creating an illusion of a corn field on the side of the house that I’d light up with faint orange lights for a creepy factor, and add a creepy...
  2. General Halloween
    We just watched a really good new flick called "Scary Stories To Tell In the Dark". It's a classic teenagers getting themselves in trouble during Halloween kind of "horror" flick. I'd call it more of a thriller than a horror flick. I highly recommend it, but not exactly scary. Anyway, there was...
  3. Scarecrow Mask

    Scarecrow Mask

  4. Halloween Costume Ideas
    This is my third attempt at making a scarecrow mask, and I think I finally got the process down. I still need weather it, but unfortunately this project will be on the back burner for a bit while I finish up some commissions.
  5. General Halloween
    Hello, ive decided to do a cornstalk and scarecrow theme this year. My question is what is the best way to anchor a scarecrow post in my front yard (thinking of using 4x4's). Dont want to use concrete. Does anyone have any experience with this and could you please give me any tips you might...
  6. General Halloween
    I grew my own corn this year to use for my haunt display. The stalks are nearly dry and ready to be preserved. I found some floral preservative at Hobby Lobby but it looks like it contains similar ingredients to the standard acrylic spray sealer that is ½ the price. I was thinking about hanging...
  7. "Skullcrow" sentinels

    "Skullcrow" sentinels

  8. Wanted to Buy
    Hi everyone, I am searching for some specific animated props sold at Spirit Halloween a while ago. The props I am looking for are as follows: Haunted Scarecrow (Sunstar Industries 2008) Lifesize Grim Reaper (Tailuxe Artware 2008) If you have any of these props and they are in working...
  9. Halloween Props
    Hello Fellow Haunts! So this was my big project for last year. I added a back row to my archway as well, but I wanted to create something new and exciting! I built these two Jacko Sentinels to guard my back yard during the October season. They are built with a PVC frame and base. I used...
  10. Halloween Props
    If I were to make a scarecrow and choose to use a thick branch (e.g. 1.5") for the vertical pole of the cross, any tips on getting scarecrow to stand? I had the idea of inserting the branch into a couple foot section of 2" PVC. Then I would either build a base for the PVC (concrete block or...
  11. General Halloween
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  12. Halloween Props
  13. Halloween Music
    Hi Gang! I know Dark Lord has helped me immensely in the past, but I'm looking for ideas or actual music for a haunted/abandoned farmyard/cornfield theme for my yard haunt.... Thanks in advance!!
  14. 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...
  15. Halloween Props
    Hello- I'm trying to make a sitting scarecrow prop work from a remote trigger. The trigger is just a relay with a remote control. I've done this before with other props (just yesterday the jumping spider) but I can't figure out what I'm missing with this one. I expected to use a 3.5mm audio...
  16. Halloween Costume Ideas
    So I am going to dress as a scarecrow this year. I picked up a real old farmers scythe from the flea market and I have a GrimStitchFactory mask. I cannot find overalls used anywhere, I have been looking for 6 weeks. I am going to be forced to go to a Tractor Supply store this weekend and buy...
  17. General Halloween
    Historically I've waited for October to decorate outdoors. So this year I decided to do two Halloweens; the usual from early October on, but until then I am doing a much less elaborate pumpkin and harvest themed Halloween that I am going to disingenuously call Pumpkinfest if anyone mentions...
  18. For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Gemmy witch with cauldron (fog does not work and jaw broke), Gemmy reaper from lowes, CVS pirate, scarecrow and witch with apple for sale. All for $120. Not going to ship, pick up only in Rochester NY.
  19. For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/233225661092 Telco Topstone 1988 Animated Halloween Motionette Lighted Clothed Scarecrow 24" $60 buy it now Telco Topstone 1988 Animated Halloween Motionette Lighted Clothed Witch 24" https://www.ebay.com/itm/233225661092 Both say 1988 on bottom
  20. General Halloween
    Here is a video of our first attempt at a walk through. Most of the props were handmade. We created our own video for the wizard and got the design of the wizard backdrop from another haunter online - Albertson Halloween House. The theme went over really well with a lot of the adults enjoying...