Halloween Diorama with a Disney Twist

My eldest son, Chris, loves Halloween as well as anything Disney related. So, for Christmas a few years ago, I made him a Halloween diorama. Two of the spooky alcoves feature Nightmare Before Christmas scenes, one is inspired by the Pirates of the Caribbean ride, another has Mickey and friends running away from a haunted house. The wood and stone

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Faux Campfire–What’s the Disney Connection?

A couple weeks ago I constructed a simulated campfire for an elementary school event. How does this even remotely relate to anything Disney? A fair question. First, this project was an excuse for me to tap into the aspiring imagineer within me, and design as well as build something that takes a small amount of creativity. Yes, I know what

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Chandeliers of Main Street USA

The nice thing about spending several days at the Disneyland Resort is that you can take time to explore some of the less celebrated features of the parks. I am always amazed at how much effort has been spent on minute details within the Disneyland Resort. You just have to stop and look around to see that countless extra touches

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