Thursday, October 29, 2009

Mr. Bones and the Gourditos - Monster Mash

So I added a bit more to the Mr. Bones prop.  It now has spotlights down front which (sort of) illuminate the pumpkins and signs as well as the pumpkins have colored lights inside of them.  All lights are controlled by the SSC-32 board so I can turn them on and off.

Here it is:

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Halloween Doorbell 2.0

So I wanted to do something different this year with the doorbell.   I brainstormed a bit and came up with this idea.  What if there was a skeleton sitting next to the door which spoke to you when you pushed the doorbell?  Even better, what if there wasn't just 1 doorbell, but several - and only one was the actual doorbell?  Well, here it is - the Halloween Doorbell 2.0.

I want to give a BIG thanks to Bruce Negley (azdude on for being kind enough to provide the audio board for this project.  Check out his site -


Wednesday, October 7, 2009

The decorating has begun...

So I started putting out some of the decorations around the house.  Hopefully, I should get everything done by next week.  Here is a photo of what it looks like as of now.

More to come!