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  1. Halloween Props
    Hi, I've been trying to figure out how to add a lighting effect to my trees in the front yard. I'm also making some big mushrooms and vines, but if I can figure out one, I can do the rest. Anyway, I want it to look like at night, the trees and vines produce light like a mushroom in a fantasy...
  2. General Halloween
    A few years ago when I attended Nightmare New England (pro haunt attraction), they lit up a section of trees with a very cool lighting effect. I'll briefly describe it but I doubt I'll be able to find the device that produced it. It would shoot random white points of light at the canopy and then...
  3. General Halloween
    This video shows the 2018 reboot of a Halloween light show first done in 2012. The lighting and music were orchestrated with Light-o-Rama controllers and software running 90-some circuits. There's a brief glimpse of the tombstone flippers and spinner featured in proof-of-concept videos posted...
  4. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    For Halloween this year I repeated a light show in which Halloween and Christmas fought for control of the house ("Christmas Comes Too Soon, or, Halloween Fights Back.") The show required hoisting several Moravian stars into tall trees behind my house. I've since taken them down, all except one...
  5. General Halloween
    Couldn't put much out with steady rain all day and night - so I relied heavily on lighting and lots of movement. Used my Shiatsu's to "float" jack-o-lanterns in the upper windows and move my old scary lady in her antique wheelchair under cover of the porch. Had my fogger near the skellie...
  6. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I put a tutorial up on my channel if anyone wants to make demonic trees for next year. They are designed for indoors or outdoors. I built 4 th is year and my son built one. they were a hit and one of the highlights of my display this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABII1VYLapU
  7. Wanted to Buy
    Looking for Swamp Trees like the one in the photo. I got it from Spirit Halloween a number of years ago
  8. General Halloween
    Sorry for the picture overload, but this is what all the hard work is about. Seeing a vision come to fruition. I've got 6 of the 7 scenes I planned set up. I need to make some new lava pits before setting up my last scene. Scene one is using swirling red and orange lights is the 3 witches...
  9. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hey everyone I just posted a new tutorial video about making trees out of PVC. Check it out :o
  10. General Halloween
    This is my graveyard last year; I started on my own in 2012 and have added to it every year! I got lucky and came across some awesome branch trimmings to use as trees for a backdrop to my graveyard, but they are so skinny and hard to see. I have started to collect artificial Christmas trees and...
  11. For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    All gone/SOLD as of 2018! Several years ago I was lucky enough to be the first one interested to buy the Swamp Tree Props from the Spirit Halloween Store in Santee, CA. The store was very small, and could only accommodate one tree display, but the store had received three trees apparently...
  12. Halloween Props
    Hey ya'll, just thought id post real quick one of the latest Shadow boxes i'm currently working on. I still need to cut the background trees out, but having a hard time deciding how I want to do it. Thoughts?
  13. Halloween Props
    Hi - this is my first post but definitely not my first big Halloween party. We typically transform our house every year for a big party with a theme. This year, our theme is "The Woods" and I'm wondering if any of you have ideas about how to transform the space to feel like the woods. Our...
  14. Wanted to Buy
    If anyone knows where I can purchase the Spirit Halloween store display trees before Halloween, please let me know. I'm in the Chicago area. Thank you!
  15. Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I wanted to simulate an evil forest for this year but was intimidated by the thought of creating trees. My experience tells me that Nature is tough to fabricate in a realistic way. But after viewing several tutorials (Mizerella, The Dark Gardener, Dave Lowe, and more) I decided to give it a...
  16. For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    All are sold
  17. General Halloween
    lets see those 2016 group prop photos share here :) here is mine so far plan on adding a few more and i have 9 spooky trees that are not up yet
  18. Halloween Props
    Over the years I've seen the trees to use as props get cheaper and cheaper. So I'm starting to weld my own strong trees. I use rebar and cable cut into short lengths. As you can see from the pictures I've tried to make them look scary.
  19. General Halloween
    Hello all, I wanted to start this thread to see what prices people are paying for Spirit Halloween store props, that way others know what to negotiate with local owners. Specifically this year, I am curious about the big black trees in the stores. Does anyone have prices paid? You can also...
  20. General Halloween
    I don't know what to do anymore with the wires. I live in az. and there is no ground cover . no grass no trees. lol. nut-tin. wondering what some of you do with this problem..
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