DesignsOn9th is now offering custom prop building services!Because of the high amount of requests for our props, we have decided to offer this as one of our official building services. We hand build and custom craft each prop with care and meticulous detail to each of our customers' specifications. See our Halloween pages for an… Continue reading Custom Props by DesignsOn9th
WELCOME! So I'm *incredibly sure that we won't outdo last year in terms of the news coverage, but we are going to have every bit as much fun! Let's see what happens... **UPDATE** Here are the current links and videos to news coverage this year: Videos: NPR Interview: FOX13 UTAH KSL News TelemundoUtah (*Personal Favorite*)… Continue reading Halloween How-To 2018: Mr T. (Rex) and Dinosaurs at Jurassic Park
"Drunk on a ladder is the place to be, When you're plotting and scheming up Halloween. Lacerations from wire and burning hot glue, And constantly backing up to gain a better view, Of this year's monster you're creating. Hoping for awe while the folks are trick-or-treating. Some grown ups will say, "who'd you pay?" They… Continue reading Drunk On a Halloween Ladder -A Limerick by Sam
Introducing Mr. T (Rex)
...and so Halloween begins...
In the style of Pottery Barn's "Emily and Meritt's Caned Daybed" 5+ variations for paneling choices, plus woodworking tips for beginners, 50+ original and informative diagrams, purchase list, and tools needed to complete the job! Check out the full set of plans by clicking HERE! Check out the full set of plans… Continue reading DIY Daybed Plans!
Well, life events prevented us from finishing this series for the blog on time, but we sure got it done before her birthday! We completed the whole thing (except the hinges on the secret room door) in just 6 weeks! 6 Week Challenge Completed! Take a look at us showing it to her for the… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 5 and 6
I've become somewhat obsessed with lathing, about 4 years in the making now Looking back at some of my photos, I came across this one. I think the evidence is in... Comment if you can sympathize with my plight!
What To Do With Your 3 Year Old On A Snowy Day Does our family do this kind of stuff...like, all the time? Yes. We're probably total freaks. One idea for an "inside only snow day" is: Put whatever hair you have in the wackiest fashion possible, turn up the techno, and dance like an… Continue reading Crazy Hair Dance Party
Week 3 and 4 See Week 1 and 2 Here Now that the house is essentially formed, the guts need to be in place. Guts are usually best done before anything else, but we have found that doing things a little out of order can keep you interested in the project for much longer.… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 3 and 4