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  1. 2019 Orgahouse - CarnEvil

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Super excited that it's only 145 days away from Halloween! This year, for our fourth Party Haunt at this residence, we are doing a clown/carnival theme. We've had a few planning sessions, began prop building and and started the build a bit early to ensure we can add the all fine touches. We...
  2. Boo to You from the Mississippi Gulf Coast

    Member Introduction
    Well, after reading posts on this forum for years, I decided we should just join. Unless, of course, we used to be Members and I just forgot our information. LOL Have been listening to Halloween Radio for a long time. We have been celebrating Halloween together (AR, FL, OK, and now MS) and...
  3. Neighbors who are complete A**holes

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Seems like there's always some complete A**hole in every sub. But why do they always end up being my neighbors? A few years ago we were fortunate to be able to by a house for my daughter while she attended college. It was a nice little house in a huge sub, but still close to campus. Almost...
  4. Ourdoor speaker setup

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hi all! First, I will preface this with - not sure how to categorize this!, as its not really a prop Q, and not really a music-specific question either. Rather a general speakers set up.. In the past, I've run with a Jambox (company now obsolete, I think - but essentially a mobile BLUETOOTH...
  5. Fog: Fog Distribution in Yard

    Halloween Props
    I know this topic has been beaten to death.....but I am trying to do something slightly different. Maybe some of you with extensive knowledge on airflow and pipe sizing may help. I have a chauvet 1600 fogger, plenty of fog, and good velocity coming out. I would like to create a grid system in...
  6. Mechanical: Axworthy Ghost motor question

    Halloween Props
    What would the average size motor be for an Axworthy Ghost? I will be using a lightweight ghoul head with foam arms and cheesecloth so he will be not weigh much at all and my yard is maybe 60 feet across so the cable he will travel on will be about 130ft. I have never built one of these and I...
  7. Hi from a longtime lurker

    Member Introduction
    Hi, everybody :) Longtime lurker of this site, but my husband and I are trying to really grow our yard display, and I decided to finally get more active in this community that has really inspired me the past few years. We've been starting to do more homemade props recently, and I've learned a...
  8. A new look for our yard

    General Halloween
    The mermaid skeleton came! She is gorgeous!!! Rather than a typical bone color, she is kind of grayish, with a bendy tail. She'll certainly look better than our old mermaid, which was a regular Bucky type, with a homemade tail. Due to a house move, we couldn't Halloween last year, and when I...
  9. Our 2018 yard haunt "Pestilence"

    General Halloween
    Some pics of our yard haunt from 2018. Had a lot of fun with this theme. I didn't have the chance to display the Wasp props I got from Nevermore Productions, but those will be setup this year. Also the last 3 pics was taken a week before we setup the awesome sewer facade from Nevermore Productions.
  10. Do you have any limits regarding taste and decency when creating your yard haunts?

    General Halloween
    As with any decorating, certain judgement calls come up when creatively expressing ourselves through our Halloween haunts. I bring this up because I've only been having fun with this for a handful of years, yet I've already run into quandaries. Just in the first and second years in this...
  11. Yard haunt awards

    General Halloween
    Since Pandemic Cemetery stopped doing yard haunt awards are there any yard haunt awards for the US?
  12. How early do you start yard decorating?

    General Halloween
    I was curious what the consensus is for outside decorations.* Since Halloween items begin to go on sale as soon as Memorial Day is over, when do you like to start letting everyone know you are "open for business" in October? We've been doing about three weeks out from October 31st. Does...
  13. 2018 The Haunting of Bell Hall

    General Halloween
    Here is a video and some pictures of our yard haunt. Warning...this is a pic heavy thread. Video Pictures on Pinterest https://pin.it/vetgrpc4d2knhl Pictures
  14. Static: Decorating With Plastic Pumpkin Pails

    Halloween Props
    This is my front yard decorations for Halloween 2018. I used a lot of Plastic Pumpkin Pails and Pumpkin Lights as well as a wooden fence.
  15. Static: NBC yard

    Halloween Props
    After I moved here and produced my first Halloween yard my neighbors asked what I was going to do for Christmas. I had no idea that I moved onto a road where everyone did Christmas displays. So I slowly transitioned into a Nightmare Before Christmas theme. Each year I just make or add one...
  16. Other My version on Disneyland Haunted mansion Rod Iron

    Halloween Crafts
    So my Christmas theme is NBC and i wanted rod iron on my house well since i do not have any i made my own version with the dollar tree yard bat stakes that you get 2 for 1.00 I then painted some boards black and then i layed a set out of the yard stakes to mark holes to be drilled that i...
  17. Mechanical: UK Monster-in-a-box

    Halloween Props
    Hi all, Halloween isn't as popular in the UK as it is in the US, but I'm hopefully going to change that over the next few years as I build my drive / front garden (yard?) display, well at least in my leafy part of West Sussex anyway. I have a lot of prop building experience (R2D2, 2 x Daleks...
  18. GravenWood yard haunt 2018

    General Halloween
    link to photos: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmvRHerL
  19. Falcon Cemetery 2018 (My Haunt)

    General Halloween
    Well it took long enough to get this together since taking everything down makes me depressed lol.. But here it is! My home haunt for 2018! We had about 500 or so walk through the haunted house not including the ones that were too scared to make it all the way;) I split it into 4 parts for...
  20. Static: Bad moon on the bayou

    Halloween Props
    Sorry all, I could not figure out how to rotate the pics. :( This year, my wife challenged me to create a theme based on a swamp or bayou. I started with some old fence panels turned on their side and attached. I added a porch of pallets and cut one pallet in half to create a dock. The...
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