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Topic: My UBER-CRAFTED Halloween Party of Greatness!!  (Read 28595 times)
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« on: November 11, 2007 02:39:52 PM »

Yes, I loaft with posting. I'm just getting over my post-Halloween burnout. This party and my having been planning it since June is why. Hopefully it shows!
Evil lady cut-outs by my wonderful friend Talia who also did Mr. O-Lantern here:

Yeaaa picture this without the beer bottles... Old shipping crate, spray-painted by moi.
MY FAVOURITE! <3 The flesh Wall! This is actually floor-to-ceiling, made entirely of plastic skulls from dollarama, newspaper, kleenex and papier mache! Here's another shot of it, in the foyer where it stood, and an action shot avec party-goer:

The hallway which I like to call "A vagina of spiderwebs" Complete with many-a-sheet of rasturbated trees!
Some of the down-the-stairs graveyard with my home-made gravestones which was supposed to look a lot cooler than this...
A view of the whole front with some idea of the fog machine's effect... and my friend's highly offensive priest costume Smiley
At the end of the hallway is the food side of the kitchen, black-lit and full of delicious

My meat-head, which PEOPLE ACTUALLY ATE THIS TIME! yay!
Thorax cake by my friend Bon! Highly delicious ribs, better than Tony Roma's!
The Dungeon side of the kitchen! With walls that promptly fell down once the party started  Angry You see, we had to change the location of the party last-minute and this house required no holes in the walls from thumbtacks or peeled paint from strong tape, so we did all we could, but some things ended up crapping out prematurely...sigh
6-foot mummy from michaels! not crafted, but still cool
hanging and shaking dungeon victim #1 - made of coat hanger, newspaper, duct tape and paper mache, and a re-purposed $3 shaking skull decoration for the head. I kind of heart him.

hanging and shaking dungeon victim #2 - blucky skeleton, with head replaced with another re-purposed $3 shaking skull decoration, corsified kind of crappily with plastic wrap and spray paint.
another silhouette
Some of my many corpsified skulls, scattered about the grounds:

with another Michael's buy, skeleton in a cage!

Cheesy Aaaaand I'm so relieved to have pulled it off. I told myself that was the last time and there's no way I'm doing it again next year... but I already have some plans for next year... sigh... Hope you've enjoyed!
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« Reply #1 on: November 11, 2007 02:54:16 PM »

Terrifying, and absolutely amazing.
Awesome job!

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« Reply #2 on: November 11, 2007 03:23:10 PM »

DAMN GIRL!! That is, shall I say, OFF THE CHAIN! Invite me next year... please? That meat head is hilarious, the flesh wall in IN-FREAKIN-CREDIBLE, and i kind of heart the dungeon victim too.

You are the Halloween QUEEN!!  Grin Grin Grin

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« Reply #3 on: November 11, 2007 03:26:00 PM »

That is amazing! You put a lot of work into that and it shows.
Way too cool! 

« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2007 03:43:30 PM »

deffiantely going to hit "this rocks" and i am going to bookmark this so i can maybe have some ideas for a party next year. seriously this is so awesome. especially the flesh wall and the shaking dungeon victim #1
« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2007 04:21:31 PM »

That flesh wall is just so amazing. Shocked
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« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2007 05:06:51 PM »

so much creepy awesome!
kinda wish i was your friend to come and help and participate in such craftiness

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« Reply #7 on: November 11, 2007 05:32:44 PM »

I love this!!!  You did such a great job.  I plan the halloween party at my kid's school and next year's theme will be the "Kitchen of Terror" so I was wondering how you made the drinking fountain?  Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #8 on: November 11, 2007 07:09:05 PM »

Wow... you took your decorations to a whole new level!!  Thank you so much for sharing!!

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« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2007 05:40:11 AM »

Bows to the awsomenessess of this!
Omg the wall....and the shaking , and everything!
You are too talented!

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