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The most important question! Do you build the elements that go into your haunt, and/or want to learn more about building props? Oh, and if you choose no, we're going to have to delete you.
How long have you been haunting:
Too long to mention!
Your haunt comprises...?
Your haunt - Do you prefer?
Spooky ambiance
Tell us a little about your haunt..
Party Haunt
When it comes to props/decorations in your haunt, would you say you are:
Amazed by what you can find at Goodwill
Which statement comes closest to describing your haunt's attitude toward kids?
the haunt's for adults because Halloween ROCKS!

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Haunted Mansion Stencil Wallpaper, Part II

Posted on July 18, 2009 at 11:09am 4 Comments

Now it's time to paint our design. Roll out the wrapping paper, weighting the corners if needed. Starting in the upper left corner, position your main stencil. Squirt some black paint into a dish or whatever, and lightly dip the medium-sized stencil brush in the paint. The trick with stencilling is to have just a little paint on your brush, otherwise it leaks underneath, ruining your design. So, once you've loaded your brush, you may need to dab it a bit on some paper towels.

Holding the… Continue

Haunted Mansion Wallpaper Stencil, Part I

Posted on July 18, 2009 at 10:57am 0 Comments

WARNING: Stencil burners heat to a frillion degrees Fahrenheit. Always use a burner on a heat-proof surface, and NEVER touch a hot burner tip!


I've posted 2 options as far as making the eyes and mouth. Option 1 entails burning only one stencil, and cutting out and gluing on the eyes and mouth. Option 2 entails burning a stencil for the eyes and mouth, and requires more paint and time. I went with Option 2, as I'm not… Continue

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At 1:33am on October 16, 2009, Laurie Franklin said…
Well thank you very much Mantis, great to see you also :)
At 3:34pm on August 17, 2009, Jeffrey Scot said…
I am SOOO coming to your house and stealing the bat stanchion! Mwaaahaaahaaaaa! :)
At 4:38pm on April 24, 2009, RavenLunatic said…
glad you enjoyed them thanks for the f.r. and welcome to the goe!!
At 1:03pm on February 4, 2009, PYRO said…
welcome to the madness
At 4:48am on February 4, 2009, Grim said…
Thanks for the compliment! Your haunt looks good and like a lot of fun, too. I had often toyed with the idea of an old west haunt, and what that would be like. Maybe one of these days!
At 9:42pm on February 2, 2009, Granges Grim Ghouls said…
Welcome, I like your pictures. Have fun.
At 2:25pm on February 2, 2009, Steve O said…
Hello, and welcome to the fun! Please take a moment to read the posting guidelines, and bear in mind that off-topic (non Halloween prop related) content may be removed from the Photos section to ensure space for prop related content.

Other than that, please post your work! Sharing your creations is what this place is all about.

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