Disney World · Holidays

Upgrading the DIY Haunted Mansion Madam Leota’s Séance Scene

The séance of Madam Leota is the center of the ride.  The ride revolves around this scene both literally, as you almost completely encircle her levitating head, but also metaphorically as it marks the transition to the second phase of the ride.  I have discussed before, there is a theory that you are murdered in… Continue reading Upgrading the DIY Haunted Mansion Madam Leota’s Séance Scene

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

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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

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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)