This Beetlejuice Candle Is the Perfect Accessory for Your Next Seance

Amazon
Amazon

With Beetlejuice the Musical now playing on Broadway, and rumors of an (unlikely) Beetlejuice 2 circulating in the news, it's clear that Tim Burton's 1988 supernatural comedy has left an impact on pop culture. Next time you watch Beetlejuice at home, you can set the mood by lighting a candle inspired by the Handbook for the Recently Deceased.

In Beetlejuice, Adam and Barbara find the Handbook for the Recently Deceased in their home upon returning as ghosts. The glass jar of the officially licensed candle is decorated with art taken from the book's cover. The design around it is inspired by the movie's spooky art style, and features skulls, sandworms, and Beetlejuice's name in three places.

Whether you enjoy holding seances or dancing to Harry Belafonte by candlelight, this 8.5-inch-by-3-inch candle is the perfect accessory. It's now available on Amazon for $19. To learn more about the movie that inspired it, check out these facts about Tim Burton's Beetlejuice.

Looking to Downsize? You Can Buy a 5-Room DIY Cabin on Amazon for Less Than $33,000

Five rooms of one's own.
Five rooms of one's own.
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If you’ve already mastered DIY houses for birds and dogs, maybe it’s time you built one for yourself.

As Simplemost reports, there are a number of house kits that you can order on Amazon, and the Allwood Avalon Cabin Kit is one of the quaintest—and, at $32,990, most affordable—options. The 540-square-foot structure has enough space for a kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom, and a sitting room—and there’s an additional 218-square-foot loft with the potential to be the coziest reading nook of all time.

You can opt for three larger rooms if you're willing to skip the kitchen and bathroom.Allwood/Amazon

The construction process might not be a great idea for someone who’s never picked up a hammer, but you don’t need an architectural degree to tackle it. Step-by-step instructions and all materials are included, so it’s a little like a high-level IKEA project. According to the Amazon listing, it takes two adults about a week to complete. Since the Nordic wood walls are reinforced with steel rods, the house can withstand winds up to 120 mph, and you can pay an extra $1000 to upgrade from double-glass windows and doors to triple-glass for added fortification.

Sadly, the cool ceiling lamp is not included.Allwood/Amazon

Though everything you need for the shell of the house comes in the kit, you will need to purchase whatever goes inside it: toilet, shower, sink, stove, insulation, and all other furnishings. You can also customize the blueprint to fit your own plans for the space; maybe, for example, you’re going to use the house as a small event venue, and you’d rather have two or three large, airy rooms and no kitchen or bedroom.

Intrigued? Find out more here.

[h/t Simplemost]

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Disney Is Releasing a New Line of Adaptive Halloween Costumes

Fans of The Incredibles series can transform a wheelchair into the Incredimobile.
Fans of The Incredibles series can transform a wheelchair into the Incredimobile.
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While it may be difficult to conceive of what Halloween may look like this year, there’s a good chance your children will still want to celebrate by role-playing as their favorite fictional characters. For kids with disabilities, Disney is now offering a line of adaptive Halloween costumes that take their needs into consideration.

Fans of The Incredibles will enjoy this unisex adaptive costume from 2018's Incredibles 2 ($50) that can have them appear as either Dash or Violet. The costume has flaps in the front and back to make attending to medical needs easy. It’s available in kid's sizes ranging from small to extra-large.

The Incredibles 2 Adaptive Costume for Kids.Disney

The costume pairs well with the Incredimobile Wheelchair Cover Set ($50). The cover is made of a stiff felt with plastic piping for stability.

The Incredimobile Wheelchair Cover Set.Disney

This Cinderella adaptive costume ($50) has a flap opening in the front and back and an ankle-length skirt. It’s also available in kid's sizes ranging from small to extra-large.

The Cinderella Adaptive Costume for Kids.Disney

You can also incorporate this Cinderella’s Coach Wheelchair Cover Set ($50) to make a grand entrance.

The Cinderella's Coach Wheelchair Cover Set.Disney

Kids can go to infinity and beyond with this Buzz Lightyear adaptive costume ($50) from the Toy Story series. There’s plenty of leg room and flaps in the front and back. Kids can get it in sizes ranging from small to extra-large.

The Buzz Lightyear Adaptive Costume for Kids.Disney

You can find the costumes by following the links above or by checking out Disney's entire Halloween assortment at shopDisney.com.

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