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The design was inspired by actual crypts/mausoleums in a local cemetery. I took a trip down one afternoon and took a bunch of photos. I think some people wondered what I was doing. Then I looked at each of them and combined the elements I wanted. I think what made it look good is the false raised front with the steps. I did not want to extend a false floor through the whole piece, plus this gives our ghost extra floor room to move.
Instructions on how to make black light ready Enter & Exit Signs for your Haunted House or Yard on Halloween. Combine them with old fence panels for a professional haunted look. Easy to build and easy to store away for the rest of the year.
Well for 2002 I decided that Raven Manor should have a fancy gate and fence for two reasons. 1) To keep the trick or treaters from walking through the middle of the yard (all those cords and semi-fragile foam tombstones); and 2) it plain just looks good and helps create the whole cemetery scene.
This friendly 3 x 3 ft pumpkin is ready for fall, Halloween, or Thanksgiving. Use our pattern to cut your pumpkin any size you wish (the pattern grids can represent any size). Use exterior paints over plywood to create a sturdy yard display piece. This pattern was designed for us by artist Walter Hoke; copyright 2004.
An unusual outdoor display for the holiday season can be made with figures cut out from 1/4 inch waterproof plywood stuck in the ground with a spotlight in back. The light casts a shadow of the cutout figure onto the door as illustrated in photo.
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