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 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

Disney World · Holidays · Replica Props

Turning your home into a Disney Haunted Mansion (part 3) DIY Madame Leota Tombstone

In our previous posts in the series of turning your house into a Haunted Mansion we have looked some general ideas and theming as well as the construction of your own 13 Hour Monster Clock.  While most theme parks are content to just let you wait in the hot sun as you slowly inch closer… Continue reading Turning your home into a Disney Haunted Mansion (part 3) DIY Madame Leota Tombstone