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Hi everyone

I'm new to the forums and thought I should introduce myself.
I'm Sam (or sammywoo as everyone calls me)
I'm obsessed with all things halloween, probably to the point of insanity. Never built anything remotely prop-worthy but always wanted to try.
Sadly I live in England, so the only kind of halloween prop or decoration that gets sold is cobwebs and occasionally foam skulls, but that's about it... Also, no Home Depot or Walmart so buying prop making material is hard.
But hey, I'm creative, so I'm here to inspire myself and see what I can do.
So, yeah.
Hi to all

Sam
 

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Oh, you'll be inspired here all right. There's so much info here to be had, it hurts. :D

Welcome aboard. Just browse around and you're bound to find ideas all over the place that you too could re-create.
 

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Greetings and Velcome Samhein! If there is anything ya need to help you with making your own props, then this is the place to be! There are a lot of creative people here who are willing to help in your time of need. All ya need to do is scream! :>
 

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thanks guys, already I'm filled with inspiration (and just a tiny amount of fear)

Does it make me crazy that I'm looking at the vacuum cleaner thinking, "I could make such a great ghost out of you"?
 

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Muwhahahahahaha..... Not at all! We are not crazy here! It's the rest of the world that is crazy! :googly: Grab your vacuum and lets see what kind of ghost you can make! Btw--there are some other members who are from England too! :)
 

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oh good so i'm not the only limey here lol
i live in a old converted mill that's quite creepy by itself so i was thinking the vac could become an etheral floaty little ghost girl thing.
maybe a head form of some kind and a lot of see through white netting type material, hmmmmmm
a plan is forming....
 

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welcome Samhein,
and thats how things are made....hmmmm
you will find we make things out of almost anything here.

Are you sure there's no ghost poo???
 

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Hi and welcome to the forum! Alot of great crazies here, and a few just regular crazies. And whoevere said there is no such thing as ghost poo has never had chili and beer with them. Anyway, welcome.
 

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Welcome Samhein. Glad to have you aboard.
Sounds like you have the perfect outlook already - and no worries about having a walmart or whatever... you can make props out of ANYTHING.
There are many talented folks here to inspire you! Looking forward to seeing what you put together this year! :)
 

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Hi Sammywoo,
You will find that you can make your own props out of stuff that other people throw out. Shop at Curby's often for free material. Also, check out our $20 prop contest archives to see that you can make all kinds of props for cheap. Can you say, "Papier Mache"?

Welcome to the group. Everybody here is friendly and helpful. We can't wait to see pics of your property with some props.
 

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Welcome to the forum. I second what everybody else said.... lots of ideas here waiting to be unleashed.

And if there is no ghost poo, what the heck is on my shoe?!?!?!
 

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Welcome to our humble abode Samhein!!!! That's cool that you live in an old mill. Do you know the history of the place?
 
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