Holidays · Replica Props

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

Holidays · Replica Props

Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY Entrance Sign

As you enter the gates of the Haunted Mansion you are greeted by the turquoise and bronzed patina of a foreboding sign that reads “The Haunted Mansion”.  The sign is surrounded by sculpted leaves with a skull at the bottom and a horned monster head with two snakes at the top.  I knew from the… Continue reading Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY Entrance Sign

Disney World · General Disney Discussion

Ranking the Magic Kingdom rides – Final Results

This is part 7 in our ongoing series. Previous parts include: Intro – Ride Length – Wait Times – Length vs Wait – Thrillingness – Disneyness Well, what started out as a simple question I asked myself has finally been answered.  The results of what ride in the Magic Kingdom is the best when factoring in… Continue reading Ranking the Magic Kingdom rides – Final Results

Disney World · General Disney Discussion

Ranking the Magic Kingdom rides – Classic Disneyness

This is part 6 in our ongoing series. Previous parts include: 1.Intro – 2. Ride Length – 3. Wait Times –  4. Length vs Wait  – 5. Thrillingness There is final key ingredient to what makes a ride enjoyable.  I will call it that "Classic Disney" feeling.  These are rides that may not be thrilling… Continue reading Ranking the Magic Kingdom rides – Classic Disneyness