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  1. Haunted house on Google Maps

    General Halloween
    Anyone ever see their home on Google Maps and realize that the photo is from October?!?! I used GPS on my phone to check for traffic issues on my route home the other day and inadvertently found that the “Street View” for the area was taken in October! Excellent! For some extended time that will...
  2. Nightmare Before Christmas 2019

    General Halloween
    Since there seems to be new merch ever year, I figured we'd get this one started for 2019. Any new Nightmare stuff people have spotted yet? It looks like Home Depot will be getting the Jack and Sally animatronics from Spirit (no word yet on whether they will be an improvement). There will...
  3. Haunters nearby you?

    General Halloween
    Hey all. Just curious, have any of your neighbors started decorating “big” after you started, or after you moved in? I’m sure some of you are lucky enough to live on the same block as other haunters, but I’m curious if anyone here has inspired another nearby to start their own excessive...
  4. Boo y'all

    Member Introduction
    Hey there, just joined the group and thought I'd say "Hi". My wife and I just bought a new house in SC and we're looking forward to our first year of decorating. Of course I've already started by hanging up a few props in my office. They keep me company since I work from home. :D
  5. Flicker Circuit by Death Lord

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    By using an extension cord as the basis of this project it not only allows you to plug any light into it, but more importantly the extension cord give you the ability to plug two lamps (bulbs) into the cord. I use two 25 watt bulbs (red or red and yellow?) and a 5A fuse. Total construction time...
  6. Prop Showcase: Halloween Haunt 2018

    Halloween Props
    Here is the video of our Halloween 2018 we had around 700 to 800 kids, the weather was good until Halloween night around 8 pm when it started to rain so found myself putting everything away wet as usual here in the NW
  7. Haunted Mansion Singing Busts

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    It's been a longtime goal of mine to make the singing busts for my Halloween display. I wanted to share how I did it, and make some recommendations for those who are interested in doing the same. First, I started the project with a budget in mind. I wanted to keep it under $500. Second, I...
  8. How do you store your Halloween stuff?

    General Halloween
    I thought this might be an interesting discussion and may help some people out. I have two "storage decks" (as I call them), the shed, a loft in the garage and just this year started hanging stuff on the fence. Here are some pictures. Maybe include some of your pictures so we can see...
  9. Pneumatic: Garage Mausoleum

    Halloween Props
    So, I've been kinda dormant with building for a while. This year I decided to go big or go home:) Early September I got the idea to do a crypt wall over the garage door, thanks to others on here. Well then I decided to up the anti a little bit and add a little "shock" factor. So, I started...
  10. Woodcraft DIY, House Of Horror with a $200 budget.

    Halloween Crafts
    Hi, This is my first post on the forum, and I'll have to admit that i found this at the very last minute. I work as a teacher for kids who are 16-20 years old and we decided to build our own "House Of Horror" as project for Halloween. I will here share what we did, and also how we did it. Both...
  11. Pneumatic: Creepy Clown Prop Animatronic

    Halloween Props
    Just finished building my 9th animatronic prop. I started building props nine years ago and have done one every year since. This year's prop is called Creepy Clown. Hope you like it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d_85QAC4mVQ
  12. Evil Eye Pelt Thing

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    When I built our new witch hut I cut pieces of the side panels from our old one to create "pelts" that look like dried or tanned skins with human body parts embedded in them. I've had many questions and requests for tutorials on them, but since they were salvaged from an older work I don't...
  13. Searching for a popular Halloween video clip

    General Halloween
    I am searching for a great Halloween video clip (or brief movie) about a spooky house. It started with you waiting at the door to deliver a pizza, as I recall it. Does anyone know where I can locate the clip? Greetings and happy horrors! All the best, Ralph
  14. My party is tomorrow!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    My party is tomorrow and I have so much to do! I started decorating a month ago and only have hanging spider egg sacks in the bathroom. Im going to use red lighting in there as well as spider webs and spiders. I have a sound activated lantern on the sink. Is that enough for the bathroom?
  15. Static: My 2018 Prop - A spin on a skull pile - Still need feedback!

    Halloween Props
    Hey all, I wanted to share my prop I've been building for about 3 weeks now. I wanted to get to more props, but this one took way to long and I got a late start. My original concept was to take all these skulls I had and create a skull pile prop. Something you'd find at spirit or similar. I...
  16. Heylo all

    Member Introduction
    Hi, never posted when I signed up, so figured I would post now. Started decorating when I was a little kid at my parents house. Now 30+ years later I have a new house, and while I did some decorating at my previous house, I have been going full throttle, probably because my daughter recently...
  17. Static: This is the best Dementor I've seen!

    Halloween Props
    And I'm gonna get brave! I wanna hang this from the tree, and run back fishing line puppetry to make him "look" and "reach" for people! https://youtu.be/SD1GVW_dRXE?list=FLk_5WOEsOBDx9Mi4SVxKjYw I absolutely MUST get started...... maybe a fogger from his mouth???
  18. Static: Pallet Pumpkin

    Halloween Props
    This pallet wood pumpkin project was so easy to do from start to finish. It started with the last pallet wood I had disassembled last year. Then I scavenged from the kids craft paint stash. Some dry brushing the paint on and swiping it off and it was done in time for the little trick or...
  19. Running out of Space!!

    General Halloween
    UGH! Ok, so I'm still setting up my interior décor. Just started on Monday because we were out of the country for two weeks. Now, it's a mad rush!! And, then on to the outdoor stuff... Anyway, in pulling my décor out, I'm really realizing how much stuff I have and how I have absolutely no room...
  20. Halloween Cemeteries

    General Halloween
    I'm working on some things to add to my Halloween web site and even after much research I'm not having much luck, have any of you come across any information on when Haunters started bringing cemeteries into their Halloween displays, how that got started? When it came about was it started by a...
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