13 Stocking Stuffers for Halloween Lovers

This Christmas, break away from the cheap chocolate and seasonal flavored ChapSticks and give Halloween lovers stuffing stockers guaranteed to warm their little dark hearts.

Perfumes and Potions
https://blackphoenixalchemylab.com/

Horror Bath Bombs
https://porcelainwolf.com/

Trick or Treat Coaster Set
https://www.etsy.com/listing/541512098/halloween-decor-vintage-halloween-drink?ga_order=most_relevant&ga_search_type=all&ga_view_type=gallery&ga_search_query=halloween+coasters&ref=sr_gallery-1-4

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Horror Icon Mystery Minis or Dorbz
https://www.funko.com/products/all/fandoms/the-walking-dead/copy-of-dorbz-the-walking-dead-rick-grimes

Ghoulsville Enamel Pins
https://www.retroagogo.com/categories/accessories/enamel-pins/

Creepy Co./Beistle Blind Box Series 1 Collectible Plush Clips
https://goldcrow.co/products/vintage-halloween-blind-box-plush-clips

Sourpuss Black Cat Knee High Socks
http://www.halloweentownstore.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Product_Code=FA254&Store_Code=HS&search=socks&offset=20&filter_cat=&PowerSearch_Begin_Only=2&sort=&range_low=&range_high=

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White Quartz Crystals and Stones
https://www.energymuse.com/rainbow-quartz-point.html

Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Black Matte Lipstick
https://www.sephora.com/product/everlasting-love-liquid-lipstick-P384954?lsft%3Dom_mmc%3Appc-GG_1533944608_60212794284_297728706944_1914530_291191670138_9031195_c,country_switch:us,lang:en&ds_rl=1261471&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIlbjd6b-l3wIVhLjACh1XUwD9EAkYAiABEgL_W_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

Studded Cuff Link or Leather Bracelet
https://www.rebelsmarket.com/products/gothic-punk-rivet-spikes-black-leather-bracelet-cuff-134381

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Vintage Halloween Postcards
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1312.R1.TR0.TRC1.A0.H0.TRS1&_nkw=halloween+post+cards&_sacat=914

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Objects of Desire:The Elvira Jewelry Collection
https://www.sweetromanceonline.com/Elvira_Jewelry_Collection_s/623.htm

Best Xmas Gifts for Halloween Lovers

Shopping for Halloween lovers is surprisingly easy and a lot of fun when you know what to look for.  But, sometimes under the pressure and stress of the holidays, the ideas get lost under the endless rows of candy canes and the mountains of sugary glittery goodness. Here are a few suggestions for perfectly dark and gothic gifts, that won’t break the bank and totally ensures your favorite Halloweenophile will have a scary Christmas at all.  Remember to shop small business when you can!

Artist Prints

Price $10 and up

By giving the gift of a Halloween or scary print, not only are you buying an awesome gift, but you’re also supporting the arts and helping local and living artists thrive. That’s a brilliant gift for us all.

https://www.etsy.com/shop/Sugarfueledart?ref=l2-shopheader-name

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Baby Krampus @Suger Fueled

 

Funko Horror Pops! – Horror Icons

Price: $10 and up

Every major horror movie icon has been made into a Funko Pop, including Halloween favorites such as Nightmare Before Christmas and Beetlejuice. It’s fun to build up a collection over time and owning a completed set of particularly themed Pops is strangely satisfying.

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Ouija Board

Price: $15 and up

What’s the fascination with the Ouija board? Is it real or just a game? Does the board really contact spirits of the dead? Only one way to get the answers, own your board. Buyers beware.

classic ouija board

Tarot Cards

Price: $15 and up

The 15th century card game was upgraded to divination tools around the late 18th century, when occult practitioners used the 78-card deck to peer into the past, examine the present and predict the future. Tarot’s usefulness is up to the card holder/believer, but the artistic beauty of some decks can be enjoyed by everyone.

With hundreds of decks to choose from, it’s easy to choose a theme or deck that appeals to the personal preference of the receiver. You can also head over to Aeclectic Tarot for a review of decks and learn the facts and secrets of tarot.

 

Handbook for the Recently Deceased Journal

Price: $17.99

Help your Halloween lover celebrate the 30th anniversary of Beetlejuice with this hard cover journal based on the movie.

Complete Collection of Edgar Allan Poe works

Price: $25

Yes, Poe’s work can be found online. But, there’s something very special about having a leatherbound omnibus of all of Poe’s fiction and poems, at your fingertips, for cold, dark nights. Grab a cup of tea and settle in for a spooky read.

edgar allan poe collection

Gothic Christmas Stocking

Price: $30

Express the darker side of Christmas with a one-of-kind gothic or Halloween/alternative themed Christmas Stocking. Check back later in this month, when I post some great stocking stuffers to put inside it.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/213061114/nevermore-gothic-raven-christmas?ref=shop_home_active_17

 

Umbrella/Parasol

Price: $35 and up

Keep the beehive hairdo dry and protect delicate skin from the sun’s harmful rays with a beautiful gothic or Halloween themed umbrella or parasol.

 

 

Rue Morgue Print Subscription

Price: $49.95 for 6 issues/ $79.95 for 12 issues

A monthly gift of the world’s leading horror magazine will keep your Halloween lover satisfied with the latest movie, TV, book, and horror culture and entertainment news, all year along.

https://www.rue-morgue.com/shop_/

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Universal Classic Monsters (1931-1959) Blu-ray Box Set

Price: $79.99 and up

Halloween lovers, movie fans and collectors will love waking up and finding this ultimate horror movie collection under the tree. It’s the gift that keeps on giving, any time of year.

https://www.uphe.com/movies/universal-classic-monsters-complete-30-film-collection

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Wicked Art Wednesdays – Holiday Edition: Sherrie Thai

Every Wednesday in December, Halloween Haiku will present the fabulous art of the very best artists from around the world, some well-known, some unknown, but all of them are amazingly talented.

This week, we share the fabulous art of an uber-talented artist and designer out of San Francisco, Sherrie Thai.

happy holidays by sherrie thai

Artist: Sherrie Thai
Company: Shaire Productions
Where to Purchase Goods: http://shaireproductions.com/shop/
Website: http://shaireproductions.com/
Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/shaireproductions/

Wicked Art Wednesdays – Holiday Edition: Matt Dixon

Every Wednesday in December, Halloween Haiku will present the fabulous art of the very best artists from around the world, some well-known, some unknown, but all of them are amazingly talented.

First up this month, freelance artist and concept artist Matt Dixon, most notably known for his work with Hearthstone.

Artist: Matt Dixon
Where to Purchase Goods: Online shop
Website: https://www.mattdixon.co.uk/ or  https://www.deviantart.com/mattdixon
Social Media: https://twitter.com/MattDixonArt

 

 

 

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Season’s Greetings from Halloween Haiku

Happy holidays!  After the busy Halloween season, it was good to take a little break in November and gear up for December festivities. I’ve mentioned before that I think Christmas and Halloween are close cousins. They go hand-in-hand and mix well like peanut butter and jelly. Point in case, Tim Burton’s classic Nightmare Before Christmas. There’s plenty to do and see during the holidays that appeal to Halloweenophiles, so there’s no need to reject December or feel blue. Get creative! Haunted holidays is an awesome theme for decorations. Make Halloween themed Christmas cookies. Make a scary gingerbread house. Watch a scary Christmas movie, and who doesn’t love shopping for cool Halloween items to fill your gothic or black stocking up with? Lastly, there’s the iconic Krampus. The antithesis of jolly Santa Clause. He’s scarier than any Universal monster and twice as old.

This month, is basically a chance for second Halloween.  So, check back often. Halloween Haiku is going to have plenty of new haiku, fun stuff and cool ideas that our pumpkin-loving hearts will enjoy.

Have yourself a scary little Christmas and beware of Krampus!

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Vintage Krampus postcard circa 1900