Disney World · Holidays

DIY Haunted Mansion Tombstone with Ghost Head and Arm with Teacup

At the end of the Haunted Mansion you wander through a graveyard.  It is a classic conclusion that is completely different then the rest of the ride.  The first half of the ride is the vision of Claude Coats and is very much a spooky classic haunted house dark ride.  Throughout the ride you will… Continue reading DIY Haunted Mansion Tombstone with Ghost Head and Arm with Teacup

Holidays · Replica Props

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

Holidays · Replica Props

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

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