Little Shops of Horror – NeonGlowDvds

When you love horror as much as we do you want it to permeate every part of your life, at home, at work, on the walls, on your clothes, everywhere!

That is where our regular feature Little Shops of Horror comes in handy as we run through some seriously spooktastic stores and wicked websites ready to sell you truly terrifyingly awesome horror products.

Did you ever think one of your horror DVD cases looked like a work of art? In the hands of Dean the man behind NeonGlowDvds it most definitely would be. Transforming boring boxes into glorious glowing miniature masterpieces the Etsy shop which has been running since 2018 is packed for of brilliant boxes featuring your favourite horror and action movies including Predator, The Purge, The Thing, Critters, IT and so many more marvellous designs.

If DVD’s aren’t your thing there is even a range of VHS boxes and Video Game cases all converted into unique LED lamps perfect for desks, night lights, tables or anywhere in need of some funky and fantastic light.

Dean the owner and creator of NeonGlowDvds told us about the Etsy shops creation: “In 2018 I Began to develop the NeonGlowDvd Taking The Evil Dead 2 DVD case, the process began, first installing Neon Lighting into the case which are on its own looked impressive. This then evolved into making alterations to the actual cover artwork which really brought the DVD to life.”

“A Couple of months later I launched my own shop on Etsy NeonGlowDvds. Featuring Upcycled Neon Dvds that cover every movie genre and even some VideoGames, But generally my shops main focus is horror based and i get Great Satisfaction in lighting up some of my favourite horror movies cases.”

Below Dean takes time out from NeonGlowDvds and creating his amazing illuminated DVD cases and answered some questions:

How did you get into making such magnificent horror merchandise?

A Couple of years ago. I was clearing some of my old DVD Collection. This was when the idea struck me of somehow upcycling the cases and this idea eventually evolved into the NeonGlowDvd.

What is your bestselling product?

I would say Rob Zombie’s House of a 1000 Corpses Neon Dvd. That’s very popular.

What inspires your creepy creations?

I think to add my own unique twist to some of the Great horror DVD artwork out there.Is very inspiring.

What is your favourite horror film and why?

The Shining, Definitely one of my all time favourite horror movies. I love the Cinematography and Soundtrack.

What scares you the most?

The Exorcist. I Remember watching it on a Old VHS Tape.It scared the living daylights out of me. I think it still packs a punch to this day.

If you had to make a present for a famous horror movie character who would it be and what would you give them?

I think I would buy Ash from The Evil Dead a new “Boom Stick” in his continuous fight against the deadites

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Alex Humphrey

Alex studied film at the University of Kent and went on to work for Universal Pictures in their Post Room gaining an inside look at the movie industry from the very bottom. Constantly writing reviews in everything from local magazines to Hip Hop sites Alex honed his critical skills even spending a brief period as a restaurant critic. Read more

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