The Hot Burning Coals prop is a dramatic effect that is fairly simple to build. The “coals” can be placed under a cauldron, in an open fire pit, or just about anywhere you need to have fire in your haunt without the heat.The Supplies: 1 string of 50 orange LED Christmas lights; 1 can expanding spray foam; 1 12 inch square piece of wood or plastic; 1can black spray paint; masking tape; assorted plastic bottle tops and/or bottoms; box cutter or scissors. See site for 'The Build'! =) Halloween Prop
It has a foam head painted black and blue LED's inserted from the back leaving the foam undisturbed in the front. Black fabric was zip tied around the neck and just run straight downthen the cheese cloth was draped over the shoulders and trimmed coarsely at the bottom.
A good tip we use for our Halloween party is to get cheap plastic flowers and spray paint them black. And I save old dead flowers from the summer to do the same thing. And we also go to the cemetery where they place all the old wreaths to decorate too. Spoooooky!
Here's one more idea for using tag sale finds to make budget friendly one of a kind props. I picked this framed photo up at a tag sale for $5. I added two green LED's, a slide switch, resistor and a 9V battery clip. Total to make this prop was $12, including the battery.Eric
Embellish thrift-store glasses to make an eerie centerpiece for your Halloween get-together. More Halloween decorations: www.bhg.com/...
So I decided to give this a try: Chickenwire, various fabrics, a LED flicker flame tiki torch, various wire. I followed a tutorial by Shawn and Lynne Mitchel. Here is the framework:and here she is in the garage undergoing a dry run before getting a coating of scotch guard and moving to the cemetery: