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  1. Need ideas for Best Decorated House Winner Sign

    General Halloween
    Hi Everyone, Our subdivision has a contest for the best Halloween house display. Our house did win last year and I wanted to make a sign that could travel from house to house each year for the winner. I am thinking of making something out of wood so it'll last and that is either an easel style...
  2. Other Nightmare before Christmas my version of disneyland list

    Halloween Crafts
    ok so here is my intensive pic from Disney land i was like i want one of these but it has to be water proof so I took grey weed barrier cut it into length and shape i wanted. then i used black spray paint to dark up the edges note do not set anything in middle to hold it down use edges...
  3. Static: Aliens, Aliens, Aliens

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, November is one of my favourite times to prop build. Next year we want to have an Alien inspired room so here we have; The face hugger; The egg; The xenomorph; The face hugger is a wire frame, with lots of tape, latex & paint The egg is a old fashioned 'paper mâché over a big...
  4. Other: Tombstone patterns?

    Halloween Props
    Ok, now that I can start planning for next year, was wondering if anyone has a source Or if people share their tombstone patterns? I'm looking for the "inner" detail patterns, not the general tombstone shape, though probably be nice to share those if people have them as well. Thanks
  5. Quick & Easy Fire & Ice Shrouds

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    If you're like me, you hate seeing the light source from the sides of Fire & Ice Lights. Here's a quick easy way to make shrouds for them to eliminate that problem. Cut down a 12 ounce Styrofoam cup to 2-1/2". Apply a couple coats of flat black craft paint to the outside. When it's dry, slip it...
  6. Static: Super quick/cheap rotten pumpkins (no carve)

    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...
  7. Static: Great Stuff Foam on a balloon?

    Halloween Props
    Hello master prop makers.... Has anyone ever tried to spray great stuff expansion foam on an inflated balloon? I am wondering if it will pop the balloon or will it hold it's shape until it hardens? I meant to test this outside but the temps have dropped and snow is in the forecast for the...
  8. building a mask (2019)

    Halloween Props
    looking at building my first mask and i was wondering if anyone could give me a few tips. let me start off by saying this mask is large. i have based the design of a SCP (special Containment Procedure.... its from a game/fan fic) the creature i want to build is called "The DoorMan SCP 303" my...
  9. Static: I am in need of suggestions how to build a form...

    Halloween Props
    We are making my g-nephew Pinocchio and he will be riding in his wagon..which we are going to make Monstro on like this picture..What can I build the base out of? Any ideas? (no chicken wire please...I am not good with it! after we make the shape the rest will be easier) Thanks ahead of time...
  10. Skeleton door greeter (Sam’s Club)

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Bought last year from Sam’s Club and used for one season. Still in excellent shape and lights are fully functional. Stands about 4’ tall, made of a solid resin, and has lights in his eyes as well as on his body. Asking $60. Pick up only in the Charlotte, NC area.
  11. Wicker casket for ssle $200

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Title says it all. Pick up in Rochester ny. Great shape, I just need more room.
  12. Static: Fill and Shape for Figure Bodies

    Halloween Props
    I've got a couple new figures this year, created with capes/ clothes over PVC piping. I'm wondering what other people use to give standing prop bodies fill and shape? What's easy to work with and adjust, yet will hold up even if the night is windy or rainy? Thanks!
  13. Still Looking for This Old Hag!

    Wanted to Buy
    Anyone? I can trade, I can buy outright... I just want the old hag to be in good shape.
  14. WTB; creepy cloth

    Wanted to Buy
    I know it's cheap and readily available but if anyone has some extra laying around that they want to get rid of, I'm interested. Doesn't have to be in perfect shape but just not tattered to strings. We need a lot of it for this years haunt. Thanks!
  15. New Cauldron

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    So my old cauldron with duct tape help up well for 2 years and then started to dent and lost its shape. So I'm building a new one to use for the next two years before selling when we move. Just started today with using chicken wire and string/zip ties and using my old cauldron for the shape...
  16. Static: Anyone have a good method of working with burlap?

    Halloween Props
    I'm currently working on a scarecrow and wanted to shape some burlap and have it retain its shape. Was thinking about soaking it in a white glue solution and then waterproofing it somehow, but I was wondering if someone had a good method they'd be willing to share. Thanks!
  17. Lighting: projection x 90

    Halloween Props
    I want the Projection to appear at both 0 and 90 degrees Does anyone have an idea on how to make a projection in both rear and a 90 degree angel at the same time? (E.g. an L shape) Prism?
  18. Size 7 Girls Gorgeous Ghastlies dress-Free!

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    i had this dress made for my granddaughter who only wore it a couple of times and i am not willing to toss it in the Goodwill box. It does NOT have the bloomers or the sash but is in very good shape. I would be happy to send it to anyone who wants it. Please PM me. I just want it to go...
  19. Hands coming out of wall - how do I do this?

    REQUEST FOR TUTURIALS GO HERE
    I want to make a wall or window and cover it with stretchy material, have someone stand behind it and reach out pushing out the material in the shape of their hands. I'm not sure how else to describe this. If anyone understands what I'm trying to accomplish here, what would I use for the...
  20. Pirate ship help

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I really need help with how to build a pirate ship. I'm planning on building a wrecked ship, but need help on how to achieve the rounded shape of the ship. Any help is largely appreciated!:D
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