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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!
Our hugest site-wide deal ever begins now! For one day only, we’re dropping the price on EVERYTHING on our site by 10% – even on our already marked down prices on masks, costumes and more!
So get to FrightProps and save on all those goodies you thought you’d never catch a break on! Just add the items to your cart and when you go to check out, the discount will be appear!
And don’t forget, this sale is ONLY going on from midnight on Monday to 11:59 tonight!
Yeah, yeah, we know – Thanksgiving isn’t here yet! But that doesn’t mean we can’t tell you right now how thankful we are for the frights, fears and horrors that all our friends and family have unleashed across the globe this year!
We’ve seen some truly wicked stuff this year: Props that are as gory as they are ingenious, and decorations that are as beautiful as they are brilliant. But we want to see more – and we want the entire world to see these magnificent creations as well!
So send us your freaky, your bloody, your finest Halloween creations just yearning to breathe free! Post videos on our Facebook page, Tweet them and mention us, and put them on Instagram and tag FrightProps in your post! We’ll add them to our world famous Customer Videos & Pics page, show them off on social media and even feature THREE of our favorites on our main site! All we ask is that you mention what parts of it you got from your pals at FrightProps!
Mourning the passing of Halloween isn’t easy for most of us. Realizing that special season that we truly belong in isn’t going to be coming around again for a WHOLE YEAR is fairly daunting. It’s enough to bow your head, sigh, and decide to just give in to the whole holiday spirit. May as well bake a ham, buy a Santa hat and go knocking on doors to sing happy songs to the neighbors you hardly know, right?
We here at FrightProps totally get it. We do. But that doesn’t mean we’re on board with the idea. We’re haunters. Halloween freaks. Horror nerds. I mean, heck – our name is FrightProps, would you really expect us to fall in line with this whole happy holidays thing?
Nah, not us. Nope. Instead, we’ll be creating our own horrific holiday creations and just blending in a little Halloween. One of the ways we’ll be doing it is with these freakin’ awesome horror ornaments – or should we say…HORRORNAMENTS?
Instead of spicing up your holidays with cinnamon and nutmeg, do something a little different this year. Cover your tree in coffins, jack-o’-lanters, severed limbs, and bloody weapons! There’s a ton of weird tree ornaments that aren’t pictured here, so head to FrightProps and give ‘em a ghoulish gander!
Cover yourself in fake blood and light those jack-o’-lanterns extra bright! Blast the creepy tunes and howl at the night! IT’S HALLOWEEN! After all this time watching everybody celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, and tons of boring birthdays, the day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here!
Throughout the year, we excitedly read your blogs, follow you on social media, and watch your video updates. While everyone has their unique projects that they’re pouring their mangled hearts and tortured souls into, at FrightProps, our passion is supporting the people who make this time of year so incredible. Every year, we’re so honored that we’re able to work with the most creative and entertaining people and productions on the planet.
Happy Halloween from the goons, ghouls and goblins of FrightProps! And thank you for making this the spookiest and wildest year for haunting yet!
It’s almost BLOODTHIRSTY THURSDAY, and more importantly it’s almost HALLOWEEN! Of course you know that, so to celebrate we’re going nuts with this week’s giveaway. Here is a sneak peek at our prize, the Human Error Resurrection Mask and a bunch of skinned arms and legs to go with it! If you win, they should arrive just in time for Halloween.
The rules are the same as always! On Thursday, hit up our social media channels and follow the instructions! You have until 4PM on Friday to enter!
Friday afternoon, we’ll announce this week’s lucky winner!
You’ve spent hours decorating and your hands are covered in fake blood. You ruined your favorite pair of pants with liquid latex and you’ve chased runaway screws across the workshop floor for what feels like hours. You’ve gone cross-eyed wiring props to controllers and making sure every scare is timed perfectly. And it’s all about to pay off!
From all of us here at FrightProps, good luck and happy hauntings!
Deck out your home with the coolest props this season! We’re giving away the finest in Halloween decorations to one randomly chosen-winner! Entering is EASY! Follow the instructions for each social media page!
Find the post with the ULTIMATE PARTY KIT image, LIKE IT, then comment on your favorite prop from the Halloween Party Supplies page!
Find the post with the ULTIMATE PARTY KIT image, LIKE IT, then tag a friend who you’d invite to your party!
Just simply REBLOG to enter to win!
Enter using as many different social media channels as you’d like – each one counts as an entry! The winner will be announced in early October!
The prize pack contains:
- Bloody Handprint Window Clings
- Bloody Shower Curtain
- Light Up Ghost String
- String of 50 Orange Halloween Lights
- Hanging Bat Man
- Hanging Black Wrapped Ghoul
- Evil Twins Holograph Portrait
- Hanging Creepy Reaper
- Light Up Skull Lantern
- Zombie Door Cover
- Jason & Leatherface Goblets
- Skull Mug
- Disgusting Fake Finger Food
- Light Up Demon Bat
- Light Up Candelabra
Us wacky weirdos at FrightProps certainly didn’t invent the haunted house. We didn’t invent fake blood and we didn’t event pneumatics. However, one thing we pride ourselves on is taking these fairly standard things and adapting them for the purposes of helping everyone creep out millions of people a year!
One of the more simple things we’ve put together is our Mobile Pack system. Whenever we go out to conventions, we usually bring a few of these with us and when people see them, they have about a million questions. So we figured we’d do a little write-up on our Mobile Packs to give you a better understanding of what these things are and how they actually work. (more…)
FrightProps has something as spooky as it is exciting to unveil: new personalized tombstones! We’ve joined forces with the best dang sculptors in the business, Tombstone Factory, to bring you fully customizable and durable foam tombstones. Just head to the personalized tombstone or cemetery sign pages, select your style, finish, and whether or not you want your tombstone with a base and place your order! There’s also the option to order multiple pre-made tombstones and signs at once with the ten tombstone package or upgrade to the complete package and get a customized sign as well. There’s a ton of different styles and options – check them all out on our TOMBSTONES & GRAVEYARD section of our site! (more…)
Making a plaster mold is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to create a mold for reproducing your own latex props and masks. By just following a few simple steps you can create an inexpensive plaster mold of almost anything!
In this tutorial we’re going to be making a one-piece mold of a flat-backed prop. This technique works great for props that will be sitting the ground or hanging on a wall. It also works well for half-masks. If you are making a prop that needs to be seen in 360º detail, or a full over-the-head latex mask, you will probably need to make a two-piece mold, which we’ll cover in a different tutorial.
Take a funny/creepy picture featuring the FrightProps catalog and post it to social media using hashtag #hardcorehaunter. At the end of the month, we’ll pick our favorite entry and award the winner a $100 FrightProps Gift Card! Bonus points will be awarded for especially cool or creative pictures. The only condition is that your picture must feature the FrightProps 2015 catalog, the rest is up to you! Show us your Halloween workshop, your favorite prop, the secret place you sneak off to to read your catalog in peace, or who in your family loves the FrightProps catalog the most!
Don’t have a catalog? Get yours here for free!
You asked, so we’re doing it! Catch FrightProps at Halloween Extreme out in Orlando, FL! We’ll be in booth #203 with all sorts of goofy stuff to amaze and freak you out with! Who knows, we might even have some CASH & CARRY for ya!
Another crazy contest brought to you in part by FrightProps! Our pals over at Haunt Nation Magazine are putting on a TOMBSTONE CARVING CONTEST! Click the image to view it full size and be sure to head over to their page by clicking here for more details.
Check out these awesome entries from their 2013 carving contest!
We’re proud to unveil one of our most fiendish plots to conquer the world with Halloween horrors: BLOODTHIRSTY THURSDAYS! We’ll feature a new prize every Thursday – sometimes we’ll have a huge coffin full of haunted house accessories while other weeks, we’ll give away something awesome like a shock mat, masks or nano spots!
To learn more, drop by our social media pages every Thursday and follow the instructions to enter! Entries will be accepted until Friday at 4pm Central Standard Time! Don’t forget to increase your chance of winning – each social media channel offers you another entry into our drawing!
To celebrate our first week of giveaways, we’ve got a totally insane prize pack of the following goodies! (Sorry, coffin is not included!)
FrightProps Catalog, Patch, Screwdriver, FrightProps T-Shirt, Monster Skull Mask, Scent Distribution System, Scent Cup: Gasoline, Motor, 12v 5amp Power Supply, Female Power Adapter, 12 Volt Hook Up Kit, Monster Eyes w/ Battery Pack: Red, Flash Cracker, Shock Mat and a Sliced Pig Prop!
Keep your eyes on our blog and our social media channels for a chance to win some creepy prizes every Bloodthirsty Thursday!