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Ideas For Halloween Decorating Suggestions

Oct 08, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Get your spook on this Halloween with our fun decorating ideas. As you prepare your costume and stock up on candy, we’d like to share some terrific Halloween decor items with you. Our metal signs and other retro-inspired products will help you get ready for a night of fright!     Our heavy-duty metal signs

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Weird Halloween Costume Ideas—Creepy Animal Masks!

Oct 05, 2015 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

If you want a weird Halloween costume idea that’s super creepy and super easy, try rubber animal masks from Accoutrements. These things are unsettling to say the least!  They’ve got big eyes and shocked expressions and are guaranteed to give your friends, family and coworkers the willies.  And talk about easy, it doesn’t take much to

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Halloween Ideas for Ghouly Gifts and Decor

Oct 06, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

This time of year everyone likes to add a spooky vibe to their home decor, and what better way than with products that invoke vintage Halloween style. Get ready to hear some shrill screams and the clatter of bones rattling, because these are some of the fun decorating for Halloween ideas that you’ll find at

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The Cool Ghoul

Oct 31, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

If you didn’t grow up in the Northeast, you may not be familiar with Zacherley—better known to a legion of fans as The Cool Ghoul. Zach, as he’s affectionately known, became a cult TV icon in the 1950s as one of the first horror hosts, beginning his career in Philadelphia on Shock Theater, and later

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Filed under: Retro Memories Tagged with: halloween, retro television, TV hosts

Spooky Stuff!

Oct 23, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Who were you in high school? The guy who figured out that taking photography class was a guaranteed A—and who knew you could ask any pretty girl to sit for a picture because it was, ahem, schoolwork? The captain of the cheerleaders? The girl voted most likely to play Thelma in a drama club production of Scooby Doo? The

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Weekend DIY: Printable Halloween Masks

Oct 18, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Back in the day the prize in (or on) a box of cereal was just as important as the taste. During Halloween season, some manufacturers provided mask cut-outs on the backs of popular cereals. Kellogg’s provided a several masks during the 1950s, including a witch, pirate, gorilla and hobo. In the mid- to late-70s, I remember

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Highlights From Our Spooky Bash

Oct 14, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

It’s no secret. My husband and I love Halloween. We love hosting parties, decorating the house, and scaring unsuspecting souls (within reason, of course!). So it just made sense to throw a spooky bash for our dear friends. Twenty-three of them. Throwing a Halloween party doesn’t have to be expensive. There are tons of decorative

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Retro Halloween: Classic Costume Ideas Still Tops

Oct 10, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Remember the time when you could just borrow dad’s suit and don a pair of Groucho glasses, and that was your Halloween costume? Perhaps place a pocket protector in one of dad’s work shirts and sport broken eye wear, going as a geek? It’s amazing how elaborate we’ve gotten with high-dollar Halloween costumes. When I

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Hosting a Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Party

Oct 07, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Although this is a Halloween post, its roots go back to December 2012 – specifically December 12. Chances are 12/12/12 was just a normal Wednesday for you, but it also was: the last sequential date we’ll see for 88 years; the day most people expected the Mayan apocalypse to occur (technically 12/21/12, but why quibble

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