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  1. Werewolf!!!

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hello All, I host monthly game nights at my house, and we always spends several hours playing Werewolf. For those of you who aren't familiar, it's MAFIA with a spooky twist: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgamefamily/2989/werewolf-mafia The game is so much fun, and gets really competitive and...
  2. Mechanical: Help ASAP with Home Depot Headless Horseman!

    Halloween Props
    Just picked this guy (https://www.homedepot.com/p/Home-Accents-Holiday-86-6-in-Headless-Horseman-5124513/304942912) up today on floor model. Obviously, some bits were broken, nothign we couldn't fix, but specifically the mechanism that turns his legs was broken. Me and my dad have been trying to...
  3. Elmers glue as fake blood

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    So I’m going as Georgie from IT as Halloween and I bought this pvc coat and fake blood to put on the sleeve but when it dries it turns a brown color and I saw this video that a guy made fake blood with Elmer’s glue and I tried it but the next day the blood was chipping off. How can I prevent...
  4. Fryght Manor 2018

    General Halloween
    Things are starting to ramp up. As some of you know, I maintain a pumpkin patch in my backyard. This year I am really emphasizing my pumpkin display near my front door. I pretty much have my pumpkins set-up, now I just need to scary it up a little with lights and spiders. My goal is to get this...
  5. DIY Hollusion screen Casa Collection Platinum is now called Grey Velvet

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    For the past few weeks I’ve been trying to find the Platinum chiffon at Joanne’s. Today I finally found a store that had it, and a person working there who knew what it was. It turns out that although the website calls it Platinum, it’s now called Grey Velvet. Lucky for me, one worker at one...
  6. Mechanical: Twisty Organ Grinder Prop Build

    Halloween Props
    I am putting together a "Organ Grinder" prop for my Carnevil display this year. The concept is to have an organ grinder with a little monkey with a tin cup. I will have Twisty from AHS as the organ grinder, but not only is he making organ music, he is also grinding people up! Here is the...
  7. Why Horror? Documentary

    Horror Discussion
    Just watching a documentary on the discover channel called "Why Horror". In a word... EXCELLENT!!! It runs 60 minutes, features interviews from psychiatrists, psychoanalysts, sociologists, you name it. Turns out, we all have an atavistic need to be frightened. Kinda makes you proud to be a...
  8. Funny-but-real life" Adventures"!?`

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Beautiful, sunny Summer day.Small farm- town. Parade time ! We are standing on a Street corner. My now "Ex" plus her Sister ("Man-hungry"!) I see what my Sister-in-Law sees. A young virile Farmer pulls up to the Stop sign next to us, Stops. "Miss "Man-hungry" turns,sees him, turns back...
  9. Mechanical: Circus/Carnival theme: Scarousel for the mechanically challenged

    Halloween Props
    I am artistic, but not mechanically inclined. I know nothing of wiring motors, splicing lines or making things work other than what I can fudge together myself using bits and pieces of other stuff. But I am (so my husband says) gifted when it comes to repurposing things and finding creative...
  10. What's the funniest thing you've ever converted into a prop?

    General Halloween
    I'm dying over here. I want a skelly that turns a long stick in a witch's cauldron. Problem was finding something with a motor that turns slowly. Well I found a jar opener. It's this kitchen gadget that opens your jar and it turns slow....I glued a stick to the motor and wala...works good...
  11. Fog: Fog Ring Cannon - a new trick to consider

    Halloween Props
    And an easy one to make too! I was at a concert recently* and saw something new to me, and instantly started considering the possibilities. Cued by the drummer, big rings of fog that shot out over our heads quite far into the audience. Everyone around was pretty impressed. I was thinking...
  12. Lunar eclipse tonight!

    Off-Topic Stuff
    If you're a Moon Freak like me you'll want to check this out. Actually, best viewing will be at 4:55 Mountain Standard Time. I'm currently working in Northern Alberta, so I will definitely be up and out to see this rare event. And cool being this close to Halloween. If you've never seen one...
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