By Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks
Our month of Halloween surprises continues with a Stretching Room full of Haunted Mansion-inspired DIY favorites and a new hair-raising how-to on creating special Grim Grinning Garland at home!
For “Foolish Mortals” wanting to materialize a Mansion masterpiece of Grim Grinning Garland with “Tomb-Sweet-Tomb” headstones, our step-by-step instructions will be a ghoulish delight. If you dare to follow along, you’ll see otherworldly inspiration from a wickedly wild wallpaper pattern!
For each headstone, you can get creative and add cracks and other wear and tear for a haunting finish!
“When hinges creak in doorless chambers, and strange and frightening sounds echo through the halls,” it’s a bewitching time to add a touch of the Haunted Mansion at home with our how-to on creating a Madame Leota crystal ball.
Another dreadfully delightful Disney DIY is our tutorial on becoming a Haunted Mansion Ghost Bride. Our step-by-step directions require just a few pieces of makeup to add ghostly magic for Halloween.
The hitchhiking ghosts are always looking for a way out of the Mansion. You can transform into a happy haunt looking to go with our video makeup tutorial.
And “there’s no turning back now,” as we wrap our dreadfully delightful DIYs with video tips on creating a spooky Haunted Mansion butler costume.
We hope you enjoyed this creepily creative look at Haunted Mansion-inspired DIY magic. Be sure to share your DIYs using hashtags #DisneyMagicMoments and #DisneyHalloMoments. Check back for more Disney Halloween surprises by visiting our new “Everything Halloween” page.