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Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – Haunted Corridor Door

While going through the Haunted Mansion on your Doombuggy you travel through a twisting corridor lined with a creepy purple wallpaper, portraits of the dead, and a series of ominous doors.  Some of the doors sit static, others bulge out, some rattle and knock, and others are being pushed open by skeletal hands from inside.… Continue reading Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – Haunted Corridor Door

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Turning our house into the Haunted Mansion – Torch Arm Wall Sconce

A great piece of decoration on the Haunted Mansion ride goes unnoticed by most everyone that rides through Gracey Manor.  There is a creepy, decayed, and robed armed that is mounted on a plaque that holds a torch.  The piece is famous to fans of the ride.  In fact, Disney has even sold officially licensed… Continue reading Turning our house into the Haunted Mansion – Torch Arm Wall Sconce

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Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY Memento Mori Sign

When I am at Disney World I can’t get enough Haunted Mansion.  A trip into the Magic Kingdom would just not be the same without a cruise through Gracey Manor.  I loved the addition of the gift shop, Memento Mori, just outside the attraction.  For years there was not a lot of merchandise to be… Continue reading Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY Memento Mori Sign

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Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – Adding Some Nightmare

The Nightmare Before Christmas has reached mythic fandom proportions.  It has had a staying power longer than anyone could have anticipated or expected.   The film had a modest budget but only made 50 million dollars when it was released in 1993 and was considered a modest success.   That makes it the 27th highest grossing film… Continue reading Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – Adding Some Nightmare