Disney World · Holidays

DIY Haunted Mansion Hallway Ghost Family Portraits

As you leave the coffin area you enter a twisting corridor with a distinctively haunted purple wallpaper adorned with elaborate ghostly faces.  The hallway is full of ornate green doors with serpentine handles, a lion face in the middle, and a knocker that resembles a spiked mace.  Atop the doors is decorative grating that looks ever so much like a face looking back at you.  Between the doors and along the hall are a series of photographs of the ghostly family.

HALL

Most of these photos are just pictures of various animatronics, concepts, and masks from the ride.  A few of them feature sketches and many are of the same heads dressed differently or making a different expressions.

This was just about one of the easiest projects on the Haunted Mansion Halloween party conversion.  I simply bought a variety of gold, copper, and black 5×7 frames at the dollar store.

FRAMES

I then began to scour the internet for various images of the ghosts.  I found some on Doom Buggies, others on Long Forgotten, one is even a modified image from fellow maker Mr. Chicken Props, Jasper Anderson.

ghosts combo

I just added a round blurry circle or frame around each in Microsoft Word and printed them off on my laser printer.  I framed them and when done I had 9 great pieces for a total of $9.

Haunted Mansion DIY Ghost Family Portraits

Haunted Mansion DIY Ghost Family Portraits

When placed along side the Tomb Sweet Tomb frame from an early post and our Green Door it makes quite the scene.

Haunted Mansion DIY Ghost Family Portraits

Imagine Ears Haunted Mansion Haunted Corridor Door done

 

Until next time…be on the lookout for more of our Haunted Mansion builds.  We will have over 70 pieces life sized pieces in our Haunted Mansion this year.

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Until next time…

 

The Imagine Ears features the DIY projects, adventures, and thoughts of a father and daughter who use a shared love of all things Disney to create memories together through encouraging her interests in architecture, design, Imagineering, while exploring history and science.

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