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  1. Haunt in a large party tent?

    General Halloween
    Hi everyone, here's what I have in mind. My garage is too small for a "garage haunt", and besides, it also serves as my workshop (never parked a car in there ever since we moved into the place). I do have a huge driveway, though (over 5 meter wide, 20 meter long), big enough for an 8x4 meter...
  2. Lighting: candle help and ideas

    Halloween Props
    I recently had a conversation with a friend that works at a custom lighting company. Some of her lamps have plastic candles. She has been throwing away the extra ones. She just gave me my first batch of the leftover candles. They already have factory candle wax drips on them. They also come with...
  3. 5ft wide Animated Shaking Skeleton Spider

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have a giant Home Depot Halloween 2017 5ft wide Animated Shaking Skeleton Spider that I am looking to sell. The spider's entire body glows white and the all of his eyes illuminate red. The spider shakes and thrashes and makes spider noises amongst other spooky sound effects. The spring-loaded...
  4. HalloweenExpress.com - 30% off, No Minimum

    Coupons, Discounts and Promotions
    If you are looking for halloween items now, HalloweenExpress.com currently has a 30% off, no minimum sale going on for Cinco deMayo but it’s site wide so includes Halloween items. Use Code 5MAY2019. Doesn’t say but probably over after the holiday. https://www.halloweenexpress.com/ Typically...
  5. Scene Setter -- Police Line Up - Photo Op

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    One year when I was thinking about doing a murder scene theme for my haunt (and know some of you plan for murder mystery parties so posting here as a result), I was looking at different ready-made police line up scene setters to use. Kind of hate spending a lot of money on stuff like this for...
  6. Static: Question about size of mausoleum for FCG?

    Halloween Props
    I am already planning builds for next Halloween and one of the things I would like to build is a mausoleum with a flying crank ghost. My question is what is a good size for a FCG mausoleum? I was thinking of a 4' deep by 5' wide that would have a 3' wide door on one of the 5' sides. Would that...
  7. Prop Showcase: Beef Netting-Tips and Tricks & How much do I need?

    Halloween Props
    People have asked how far beef netting goes. Here's my experience: Slit tube on one side so you're working with a flat layer The bigger the holes, the larger area it covers (and better it looks) It's easier to cut when stretched very tight and cut with sharp scissors (not Xacto knife) Better to...
  8. Prop Showcase: Facade build 2018

    Halloween Props
    Asylum facade build 2018 Ok update as of 10/31/2018 for those that don't want to go through the whole thread All set up and ready for Halloween! Got the Arkham Asylum sign done! Got the door and the stone columns on and it's set up in the front yard!!! Testing the lighting The...
  9. Pneumatic: Poison props

    Halloween Props
    Been thinking about buying a poison props animatronic this year lol tough choice they have a wide selections Im liking the nun prop or pennywise one which one do you guys think is the scariest?
  10. Building Strait Even Fence

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    So a few years ago when I first built a fence for my hard i struggled to keep everything strait and even. It took some thought but I created this item to help me build consistent fencing every time. It was build with 5 pieces of 5 foot long boards (I cut them CRUDELY down to 4 feet to be...
  11. Atmosphere Effects: Combining 2 shower curtains for rear projection. Seam?

    Halloween Props
    Will I see a seam when projector is on? Would clear box tape work or is there something better. My window is larger than 6ft wide. Thanks for any help!
  12. Static: A Tombstone

    Halloween Props
    Finally finished this one, It's 40" tall & 24" wide.
  13. 2016 City/Town wide Halloween Celebrations

    Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    It has just been announced that Manchester, here in the good old UK, will be having a City wide Halloween festival. Few details at the moment, but there will be a Zombie Walk, a Giant Spider roaming free and buildings and shops will be lit up and have window displays etc. There will be loads...
  14. Static: Entry Arch

    Halloween Props
    Hello all. Made this arch this morning out of 3/4 inch PVC You could probably use 1 inch I just had a bunch of 3/4 left over from an old project. The arch is 5 feet wide from inside pole to inside pole and stands 10 feet tall. Im going to paint it black and maybe add a bunch of fake roses and...
  15. Talia's Tomb.

    General Halloween
    So, it's Talia's turn for "mini society". The kids make a liitle thing to sell for monopoly money, and then buy prizes with their earnings at an auction. Since Kyle had this project, we've been making Skulls. Both the boys cleaned up with a small skull and a "premium" one. Kyle made...
  16. Forum wide Scavenger Hunt...?

    General Halloween
    Hello and happy haunting to all you forum friends! Well, while sitting at work the other day I caught an off handed remark about a party some customers had been involved with that had a really cool scavenger hunt and it got me thinking...I wonder if that could work on the forum? Are there...
  17. TIKI HEAD Light covers /Strings ( 15 covers $8 plus ship)

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    $8.00 plus shipping of 3-4 lbs from 17313. If you are local, pick up can be arranged. If you want to save weight I will pull the covers off the lights and not send the light strings Had these on ebay and got no bites. Also open to decent offers. PayPay preferred ( I will invoice) but will hold...
  18. Static: Oval picture frame for tv?

    Halloween Props
    anyone find a nice oval frame for use with a widescreen tv? Been looking for something for either 32 or 40" tv. but it need to be wide enought to cover a section where the tvs speakers are. so it has to be rather wide. I thought I'd ask here, if anyone has found a source for such a frame it...
  19. School project, can we make this a halloween tour?

    General Halloween
    Talia brought home a little homework project. silly little story, but it pretty much boils down to a kind of chain letter idea. She made a self portrait we are supposed to mail around, the recipient is supposed to send a postcard back, and maybe a pic with the portrait 'doing something fun'...
  20. Static: Made a few new columns for the haunt!

    Halloween Props
    I started out with 2 sheets of 4x8" plywood, cut them just under 16" wide. using 2x2"s I made a basic box The top and bottom were "wrapped" with 1X4's