Dec 18, 2015

13 Horror Décor Must Haves

Article By: Tyler Doupe

There are so many horror collectibles, figurines, and film tie-ins available that it can be difficult to narrow down your selection. But there are far fewer horror-themed décor items available and what is out there isn’t always geared towards the discerning eye. As such, it can be a challenge to track down accent pieces that are both aesthetically pleasing and done in good taste. With that said, we are spotlighting 13 fun and functional genre film themed decor items that are worthy of your consideration.

1. Bloody Lamps

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These lamps are available in both red and white. And they are available as a wall or table lamp. The red lamps give the appearance that they are dripping blood and are sure to make a great addition to your home or a great gift for the horror fan in your life. You can get them here


2. Crystal Lake Potholder

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Friday the 13th  fans will love these Crystal Lake inspired potholders. At $6.00 per unit, they are relatively inexpensive. And if Friday the 13th  isn’t your thing, there are a ton of other options available. You can check them out here


3. Overlook Hotel Placemats

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These placemats are a great take on the carpet pattern from the Overlook Hotel, which is nice because they will blend with more traditional décor, unlike more overt references. You can pick them up here


4. Ecto Cooler Candle

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This candle and its Ecto Cooler scent are a welcome nod to the Hi-C that so many aspiring horror fans grew up drinking. This item has been in and out of circulation several times. The deadline to order for Christmas has passed but if you are interested, definitely place your order while it is still available! You can get yours here


5. Friday the 13th Coffee Table

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This handmade Friday the 13th  coffee table is one of a kind. It is definitely a niche kind of item that will require a very specific buyer. But if you are in the market for a coffee table and have an extra $800 to throw around, you can pick one up here


6. Blood Spatter Cutting Board

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This cutting board puts the fun in functional. It’s adjustable so that you can wedge it against the counter for additional support or detach the overhanging piece for increased mobility! It’s available for purchase here


7. The Ex Kitchen Knife Set

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This knife set is definitely a little on the higher end of the price spectrum but it’s a great conversation piece and it’s available in a variety of fun colors so you can customize it to match your kitchen. You can get yours here!


8. Skull Doorknob

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This crystal skull doorknob is a great accent piece and should serve as a conversation starter as well. What’s especially cool is that the item comes with a backlight to provide a translucent glow! You can find them here


9. Bloody Shower Curtain

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This shower curtain is a fun nod to the Alfred Hitchcock classic Psycho and is sure to terrify your unsuspecting guests! There is a bloody handprint variation available as well. You can pick it up here.


10. Loch Ness Monster Ladle

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These Loch Ness Monster ladles were so popular that they sold out almost immediately upon their initial release. As of this draft, they are back in stock and at a fairly reasonable price. Who doesn’t want Nessie peaking out of their soup? You can get yours here


11. Classic Horror Coasters

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These coasters are handmade and feature some killer designs. These would make a great gift for the classic horror fan in your life or a well-deserved gift for yourself. You can order your set here


12. Frankenstein Light Switch

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If you’re looking to make your home more dungeon-like, look no further. This Frankenstein inspired light switch will do the trick. It’s a clever idea and will definitely add a level of ambiance to your home. It is available here


13. Skeleton Toilet Paper Holder

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Most toilet paper dispensers are pretty run-of-the-mill. Not this one. The skeleton toilet paper dispenser featured below is anything but ordinary and it’s even fairly reasonably priced. It’s available for purchase here

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