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

Replica Props

DIY Disneys’ Tomorrowland Frank Walker Jetpack Replica Prop

  2015’s Brad Bird film Tomorrowland is one of my favorite films in recent years.  I have already posted a blog on my love of the film.  I realize the film has had mixed reviews.  I feel it really appeals to people that are dreamers and especially to those that remember the times where the… Continue reading DIY Disneys’ Tomorrowland Frank Walker Jetpack Replica Prop

Replica Props

DIY Snow White Evil Queen Heart Box Replica Prop

  In our previous post on our replica of Mary Poppins’ Parrot Umbrella, we discussed our desire to make quality replica props without breaking the bank.  This week I would like to go a little deeper into how that can be done by looking at our Snow White replicas.   Snow White and the Seven… Continue reading DIY Snow White Evil Queen Heart Box Replica Prop