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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. Static: Cemetery entry gates - a grand plan

    Halloween Props
    Hi Guys, I thought I would share with you all my grand plans for some cemetery entry gates that I plan on building for this years display, along with some other things. I have had the guys in the metal shop at work(It pays to have a good boss) who have made me up some metal frames for...
  3. Shindigz Banner sale - starting at 9.99, ends Mon. 5/20

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    Shindigz has a Banner Sale going on. $5 off with banners starting at 9.99. Banner Sale ends Monday, 5/20. No code needed. I've designed a number of banners over the years on their site for use with my haunt (Brain research lab, carnival and side shows, and this years dino theme). My favorite...
  4. 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...
  5. Static: No Petting Skelly Zoo

    Halloween Props
    I am hoping to get few ideas to add to my Skelly No Petting Zoo Hallway for the kids in tiwn . I need to make a No Petting Zoo sign and maybe tombstines with about each anumsl and add more props. Best place is here get ideas. Thanks I will post a few pics .
  6. Lighting: How can I make a sign like this and have the bulbs flash in patterns?

    Halloween Props
    Image here My brother lives in a large neighborhood that gets tons of trick or treaters however his house isn't in the most high-traffic area. We decorate tons but would like to make a sign like the image I posted to put nice and tall on the roof. I plan on making the sign halloween-ey but...
  7. Static: Quick Horror sign review

    Halloween Props
    Horror directional sign review ( 1 min long )
  8. Lighting: Custom Lighting for Outdoor Signage - How To?

    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...
  9. My 2018 Yard Display

    General Halloween
    Hi everyone it's been a long time since I've been active here. Life just always seems to have other plans for me. So I uploaded some pictures of my yard to the Halloween 2018 album but here's a wide view of most of the graveyard. So this year my town had the first ever House of Horrors...
  10. Fun House sign

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Letters are lighted LED -each letter is ~16” x 24”x3” total length approx 12ft. Clown painting included $250 or make an offer
  11. 2018 merry reaper sign up and discussion thread

    General Halloween
    Well, it is time for the Merry Reaper , PLEASE, for your sake, AND for the sake of your reaper , please participate in the thread, even if just commenting once in a while, and make it easier by having picture, pinterest, or the like. Also PLEASE let your reaper know when your gift...
  12. Static: Just found a huge, retro Sleepy Hollow sign at TJ Maxx ... how to improve on it?

    Halloween Props
    Hi guys, So in the spirit of my pumpkin sentinel and funeral hearse I found this perfect sign to go in my yard to drive the effect home. Never seen one like it and it's pretty impressive. Solid, sturdy wood and nice graphics and routering. That said, I want to "relic" it a bit more. How...
  13. Prop Showcase: The Nightmare Before Christmas

    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...
  14. Hello from Alberta, Canada!

    Member Introduction
    Been lurking here for awhile and decided to sign up so I could maybe post some of my stuff for Halloween. Been doing yearly haunts now with about half a dozen animatronics. I never seem to leave myself enough time to do the custom builds but it all works out in the end and the kids love it. Will...
  15. Other: Halloween 2018: Revenant Manor Build

    Halloween Props
    I've been experiencing some issues when trying to create / update albums on the forum this year, so I figured instead of creating a build album this year, I might try a post instead. For 2018 to this point, we've added a new haunt sign, mausoleum, vine lanterns, and the 'witching well'. All...
  16. Prop Showcase: Our 2018 haunt so far - Pirates!

    Halloween Props
    We're still in the process of putting out a few props each day, but here's what's out so far. I'll post an update this weekend when we put up more fun stuff! Our theme sign Our door surround Our giant crab in day and under black spot lights And our partial pirate ship The...
  17. Starting to freak out already!

    General Halloween
    That darn "35 Days" sign up there isn't helping any! Friday is my Spawn's birthday. I always start to set up the cemetery the day after. However, she is turning 21. This means Thursday night at midnight, the hubby & I will be taking her out for her first "legal" adult beverage. Friday...
  18. Hello from Virginia

    Member Introduction
    I’ve been reading the forums for the past year for inspiration for our front yard. I figured it was time to sign up and join the conversations.
  19. Static: Marquee Tombstone

    Halloween Props
    Marquee Tombstone
  20. Sirius Black escaped convict

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Hey there, I've searched several websites and local shops over the past month and haven't found anything that I'm looking for, and it's incredibly frustrating :p. This year I'm looking to run with a Sirius Black costume since I already have the beard and hair. The only things I've been able to...
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