Monthly Archives: December 2015

Haunted House Christmas

Even the crew over here at FrightProps can’t resist getting a little bit into the holiday spirit. As part of an effort to psych people up for the return of our BLOODTHIRSTY THURSDAY social media giveaways, we hacked a Santa Claus prop to put our own twist on the holiday!

Here’s how he started:

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Looks like a decent fellow, right? The prop itself is pretty nice! Talking Santa says a variety of Christmas phrases and rocks back and forth in whatever chair you set him in. It’s pretty easy to assemble (took less than ten minutes) and rocked back and forth pretty consistently without any weird bugs or hiccups. Until we got ahold of him, of course. (more…)

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Christmas and Holiday Haunted Houses for 2015!

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Here we go again, folks – honoring those lousy holidays that aren’t Halloween. Hot chocolate, warm cookies, singing happy songs and all those other things that a lot of us probably don’t care about because we’re too busy mentally preparing our haunted houses for next year. But whatever – the kids love it and so do some of the people we all really care about. And hey – there’s usually a ton of food for us to devour, right? (more…)

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Adirondack Chair Scare: Animatronic Prop!

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Another stellar submission from one of our faithful customers! Youtube user Utube4Oscar created this mechanical monstrosity using our latex skinned head, skinned arms, and skinned leg props! (more…)

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New 2015 Ugly Sweaters for the Holidays

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Are we supposed to say “Christmas” or “Holidays” now? We can’t keep track of all the media hubbub these days on how to address a bunch of days that have nothing to do with Halloween. Nope. Nah uh.

But one thing we can agree on is that we here at FrightProps like some ugly things. We like severed heads. We like animatronic zombies. We like pneumatics tutorials and stuff the rest of the world might think is a little ugly or unattractive. And you know what? That’s totally fine because there’s at least a few areas we can agree on.

Take this whole Ugly Sweater thing for example – they might be ugly snowman sweaters or ugly Hanukkah sweaters. To us, the most important thing is that these suckers are ugly. Woof.

Screen Shot 2015-12-08 at 2.45.22 PMYikes. Just look at that guy.

So hey, give the ghouls of FrightProps a chance to get in on this holiday cheer and maybe look around our site at some of these ugly Christmas sweaters. Or ugly Holiday sweaters. Or as we call them, “Ugly Not Halloween Sweaters” – heh.

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FrightProps Gift Cards Holiday Special!

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Seasons CREEPINGS from the evil elves of FrightProps! It’s not Halloween, but we’re still hard at work painting Santa’s sleigh with slime and building our own terrifying snowmen!

But it’s not all scares and horrors around here – in fact, we’ve been possessed by the giving spirits ourselves! We’re offering you a killer gift on our gift cards from now until December 26th!

Buy a $50 gift card, get a FREE $5 card!

Buy a $100 gift card, get a FREE $10 card!

Buy a $250 gift card, get a FREE $25 card!

Buy a $500 gift card, get a FREE $50 card!

Buy a $1000 gift card, get a FREE $100 card!

It’s easy, too – whether you decide to receive a gift card in the mail or get an online certificate, we’ll send your extra gift right to your Email. Regardless of which method you choose, you’ll get your gift as soon as inhumanly possible!

One tiny thing: you can only do one gift card per order – but if you want to do another gift card for another free gift, just finish checking out and start a new order!

This Holiday season, give ‘em something gruesome to smile about – and give yourself a little treat, too!

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Cauldron Creep: DIY Halloween Prop

Creeps of all ages, shapes and sizes – gather around so we may tell you a tale! A tale of a sinister stirring creation!

Our friend JR Grant recently shared an amazing Cauldron Creep prop that he built using FrightProps Halloween technology! To bring the scares to the next level, he used one of our talking skulls!

Words from the creator:

“It’s the traditional Cauldron Creep design, with a PVC frame and 1 FrightProps motor controlling the head movement up and down and one the actually lifts the “body” up a little bit. I had to reinforce the PVC with two springs so the weight and movement of the talking skull didn’t shake the thing to pieces on halloween night. The Body is wrapped in black weed barrier, then some cloth strips over the top of it.

His voice is my voice tweaked through garage band, and powered by a speaker mounted on a 2×4 frame inside his upper torso. The cauldron is as you’d expect with one of your motors controlling the stirring.”

Have a spooky homemade Halloween prop using FrightProps supplies? Send it to us using our contact page!

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