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Carnival Arcane Review

Carnival Arcane

With the approach of Halloween comes another tradition – the release of a new album from horror masters Midnight Syndicate (Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka.) Their albums – Carnival Arcane is their 14th – always fills the air with Gothic dread, ambient sounds and creepy instruments. If the “things that …

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How to Haunt Your House – Book Review

How to Haunt Your House By Shawn and Lynne Mitchell Sometimes, just sometimes, a book comes across your altar that makes your hands go clammy, that sets your heart racing, that makes your eyes go bug wide in wonder. How To Haunt Your House is such a book. Its deceptively …

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Haunted House Mini Room Box

Doubles as a Year Around Halloween CD Storage Rack Ok groovy gang, you’re going to love this! It is our dream as Halloweeners to increase storage no matter how we decorate or celebrate our holiday, and my storage got a boost on my latest trip to Michaels. I spotted an …

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Big Halloween Displays in Small Spaces

I love Department 56 and Spooky Town collectables, but I don’t have room for all the different houses and building in the collections. So over the years I’ve bought several pieces that I couldn’t live without, but I couldn’t display them either because of no room and to protect them …

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How to Craft a Witch’s Kitchen

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the craftiest of them all? You are—with a few simple tips on creating a simply ghoulish witch’s kitchen! What’s the Idea? The Witch’s Kitchen is a concept that has grown in popularity since it was first spotted as a trend several years ago. The …

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Haunted Duck Pond

How to Create a Haunted Duck Pond Game Supplies needed: Floating ducks or other Halloween items that can float Black sharpie marker Snow saucer or other wide, shallow container that holds water Black plastic or black garbage bags Hot glue gun Outdoor table Water Two prize containers (#1 toys and …

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Demented Dime Toss

How to Make a Demented Dime Toss Game Supplies Needed: White foam core, about 18 inches by 18 inches – available at any craft or art store (or snag a foam board used as packing if a friend bought a new appliance!) Sharpie markers (several different colors) Pencil Colored Duct …

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Scary Stump Lizard Toss

How to Create a Scary Stump Lizard Toss Game Supplies needed: White bucket or popcorn tin A stack of paper double thickness freezer bags you get from the frozen food aisle at grocery store or several packages of small brown lunch bags) 2 cans of spay paint (one brown and …

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Witch Hat Ring Toss

How to Make a Witch Hat Ring Toss Game Supplies needed: Three or six tall black witch hats Three or six 2 liter bottles, full of your favorite beverage Decorations for the hats (ribbon, sequins or yarn) Sacks or felt to temporarily cover the bottles Jumbo pipe cleaners (several packs) …

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Snake Toss

How to Make a Snake Toss Game Supplies needed: Three to five rubber snakes Three to five interesting containers (Open top skulls, goblets or any Halloween container – the spookier the better). Soda flat (cardboard box) to set the game in and decorate if you want to. Get a handful …

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Coffin Toss

How to Make an Easy Coffin Toss Game Supply list: 1/4 inch sheet of plywood to cut into coffin pieces – top and sides Piece of plywood or Masonite for the bottom bunch of nails, or wood screws Cheap, blow-molded bones – available at party stores A can of black …

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Haunted Tree Bat Toss

How to Make a Haunted Tree Bat Toss Game Supplies needed: Tall, round, sturdy patio table (about 24” or slightly larger) 2 large cardboard boxes with flaps A large stack of paper, double thickness freezer bags you get from the frozen food aisle at the grocery store or several packages …

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