Inspired by Pumpkin rot, and re-inspired by fellow Hauntforum member Terrormaster, I decided to give these lanterns a shot. The concept is pretty simple, the build is super easy, and the look is really great. Look for a short How-To video on these in the near future.
Last year, my wife and I bought the house that I had grown up in from my parents. This past Wednesday, I finally convinced my wife into helping me unpack the remaining boxes from our move last year. Beneath this pile of mostly junk, was a large blue wooden chest that has sat unbothered for many years. I remember my father having mentioned that it had belonged to his father, who had utilized it as a tool box. I had never really though much about what was in that box until now, so having uncovered it completely, I decided to take a gander inside. To my amazement, I discovered 5 old glass mason jars. SCORE! I believe that at least one of these, the Leotric jar, is pre/early 1900’s. The others I believe are in the area of 1920-1930. Regardless, these will make a perfect addition to the bookshelf of potions, ingredients and curiosities we are planning for our witch house in next years Halloween home haunt.