Disney World · Holidays · Replica Props

DIY Hocus Pocus Sanderson Sisters Spellbook for under $30

A movie that seems to have experienced a phenomenal comeback over the years is Disney's Hocus Pocus.  The film was a modest success when it came out debuting at only #4 at the box office its opening weekend and making a total gross of around 39 million dollars.  It ranked #39 for the year in… Continue reading DIY Hocus Pocus Sanderson Sisters Spellbook for under $30

Disney World · Holidays

Video Tour of our Haunted Mansion

I frequently mention our annual conversion of our house into the Haunted Mansion for the annual Halloween party.   In the last 3 years we have slowly added new pieces each year.  We are now up to over 70 pieces.  Most of these pieces follow or 5 founding principles of the blog's projects. Make things on… Continue reading Video Tour of our Haunted Mansion

Holidays · Replica Props

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

Holidays · Replica Props

Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY the Hatbox Ghost

The Hatbox Ghost has one of the most interesting histories of anything involved with the Haunted Mansion.   The ghost was featured in much of the early promotional material and merchandise.  The animatronic itself was briefly included in the ride in the beginning but promptly removed.  Its sudden removal gave rise to all sorts of scary… Continue reading Turning our home into the Haunted Mansion – DIY the Hatbox Ghost