Disney World · Holidays

36″ Tall DIY Haunted Mansion Stretching Portraits for Under 30$ a Piece

Without a doubt one of the most iconic elements of the Haunted Mansion are the stretching portraits you encounter before you even get on the ride.  The original paintings were done by legendary Imagineer Marc Davis who also had a huge role in developing much of the end of the ride.  The origin of the… Continue reading 36″ Tall DIY Haunted Mansion Stretching Portraits for Under 30$ a Piece

Disney World · Holidays

DIY Haunted Mansion Tomb Sweet Tomb Cross Stitched Stick Frame

I thought this would be a fitting post as we welcome you into our annual conversion of our house into the Haunted Mansion for our Halloween party.  One of the first pieces I made years ago was a simple print off of the Tomb Sweet Tomb sign I found online and placed in a cheap… Continue reading DIY Haunted Mansion Tomb Sweet Tomb Cross Stitched Stick Frame

Disney World · Holidays

Painting a 36″ x 36″ canvas painting of the Haunted Mansion Wallpaper (with glow in the dark eyes)

One of the most iconic parts of the haunted mansion ride is the purple wallpaper with the ghostly faces.  The design has been put on virtually everything possible from clothes and blankets to shower curtains and shoes. As we have turned to house into the Haunted Mansion for a Halloween party for the last few… Continue reading Painting a 36″ x 36″ canvas painting of the Haunted Mansion Wallpaper (with glow in the dark eyes)

Disney World · Model Train

l:87 Scratch Build Haunted Mansion Miniature with lights

On Aug 9 1969 the Haunted Mansion opened it doors for a press event and to the public 3 days later.  This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the ride.  To commemorate it and to kick off our this season's blogs of our Haunted Mansion themed builds we have redesigned the site with a new… Continue reading l:87 Scratch Build Haunted Mansion Miniature with lights