Terrifying but amazing Halloween Michael Myers coffee table appears on Facebook selling page
An unusual but amazing item has popped up on a local Facebook selling site - and it could take pride of place in your front room.
Listed at £375 on Grimsby Cleethorpes Sell and Swaps, the handmade furniture features fictional slasher, Michael Myers from the Halloween franchise of films.
Together with a bloody knife, Myers looks as though he is slashing his way through a window - most probably in search of his sister Laurie.
Read more: A look around the stunning 'secret garden' which started as a lawnmower mistake
The maker of the coffee table, Louisa Oakes, said she first began making horror-themed furniture at the beginning of the first Covid-19 lockdown, and needed something to cure her boredom.
The Louth resident told Grimsby Live: "I started when the first lockdown happened, I had to do something to fight the boredom. I absolutely adore classic goth horror and found that there were literally no suppliers of alternative furniture, so I decided that I'd do it myself.
"I’m not a business yet but financially one day I’m sure I can make it happen. I have so many more ideas than time so one day I’d love a likeminded workforce.
"[People's reactions] are mostly very positive, it’s so encouraging to see comments like, 'Omg, look at this'. It makes me giggle too. Occasionally I get a negative comment but everyone is entitled to their opinion!"
Speaking about how the Michael Myers coffee table was made, Louisa said: "The body is formed with a four-way stretch fabric and filled with a fire retardant foam and the boiler suit is also made from fire retardant fabric.
"The mask is a non toxic air dry clay sculpted in situ, and from there the paint effects are added using four or five reference pictures, then it’s just a matter of building the unit around the sculpture and painting appropriately. The legs are added and he’s ready for his release."
Louisa added: People's reactions make me feel so grateful and really encouraged to keep going. It just makes me so happy."
To browse more of Louisa's unique furniture and homeware, click here.
To get the latest news from Grimsby Live, sign up for email updates