Cool Halloween decor you can buy on Amazon for under $25


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We’re creepy and we’re kooky this time of year and Amazon is here to help our decor be both, too — while appearing cool to boot!

The National Retail Federation says Americans spend an average of $86.79 annually celebrating Halloween. But those of us who want cute decorations are probably spending more!

There are a ton of fantastic Halloween decorations on Amazon that will make your home inviting and fun this fall season.  It’s important not to overspend, though, and that’s tough when you want people to “ooh” and “ahh” at your frightfully fantastic decorations!

To help you save a little, we scoured Amazon for some unique items that are less than $25. Check out these BOO-tiful decorations.

Skull Design Tabletop Napkin Holder, $12.99

Dinner guests will appreciate your touch of Halloween when they see this cute but classy skull napkin holder from MyGift. It’s metal with a classic black finish, and it doesn’t have to just hold napkins in your kitchen. It’s good for other items such as pens and pencils, silverware and more.


Moroccan-Style Candle Lantern, $16.99

Add a little amber color and texture to increase your Halloween vibe! This Moroccan-style candle lantern from Vela Lanterns has 6-inch tall glass panels. It can hang or stand alone and will light up your night either indoors or outside.


Handbook For The Recently Deceased, $8.99

We all know this little paperback coffee table book from “Beetlejuice,” the 1988 Tim Burton movie that gives us creepy feels. Adding the “Handbook for the Recently Deceased” to your home’s decor is sure to get guests talking … or get the ghosts reading! Either way, this inexpensive buy is worth it.


Dreampark Halloween Pillow Covers, $9.99

These 18-inch by 18-inch  Halloween pillow covers come in a pack of four and will add a cute fall touch to your home. Each one has a different image, including a pumpkin, witch, bat and a fun Halloween martini drink.


Kinrex Halloween LED Candelabra, $19.99

Check out the skull carvings on this amazing Halloween LED candelabra, which stands at 15.5 inches tall. It’s plastic, so it’s good inside or outdoors. The candelabra comes with three 5-inch tall plastic candles with LED lights. This piece requires three AA batteries. It could even be carried around during trick-or-treating!


Jarvania Glass Pumpkin Lantern, $24

This glass pumpkin lantern will add some class to your fall dinner party. The great thing about a nice-looking pumpkin is it works for both Halloween and Thanksgiving. The lantern’s flame simulates a real flickering glow but it is perfectly safe. It’s easy to use and has a timer as well.


Alien Skull Ice Cube Tray, $9.95

Give your guests a subtle spook with fun ice cubes made with this Alien Skull Ice Cube Tray.


Zombie Rising Up From The Grave Wine  Bottle Holder, $23.95

Ok, “The Walking Dead” fans, this one is for you. The zombie-inspired wine holder is great for securing your favorite adult beverage! This hand-crafted work of spooky art will have guests ready for a glass — but you’ll have to provide your own bottle.


Buffalo Check Plaid Pillows, $10.99

These 4th Emotion pillows in a black and orange plaid design are a perfect touch to anyone’s fall decor. The pillows come in multiple sizes and other color options.


Skull Makeup Brush Holder, $19.95

This piece from Wicked Vanity Beauty is chic and scary at the same time. It has custom scroll artwork and can hold brushes — or be a planter! The skull makeup brush holder comes in white and black.

Jack Skellington Push-In Pumpkin Decorating Kit, $23.99

Channel “The Nightmare Before Christmas” with this mess-free Jack Skellington pumpkin decorating kit. There are also Mickey Mouse and Elsa from “Frozen” kits, if those are more your speed.


DaGou Halloween Wall Decor, $9.99

For less than $10 you can give your Halloween party guests the ultimate scare with this DaGou wall decor. Straight on, the image looks like a sweet vintage photo of a woman holding an infant. But then BLAM! … view the picture from the side, and she changes to a vampire. Is she going to bite that baby? Whoa. There are multiple images to choose from, so get the one that scares you the most!


Haunted Doll With Sound, $22.20

If it’s a terrifying atmosphere you want, that’s definitely what you get with this Morris Costumes doll. The 15-inch doll could sit not-so-cozily in a rocking chair in your home, or simply on a shelf, while saying things like “Come play with me” and “I’m watching you.” It’s activated by sound and requires two AA batteries. This decoration is sure to make anyone who passes by it look twice!


Ghost Doormat, $20.59

Give trick-or-treaters a ghostly greeting with this cute ghost doormat. Made of coir with a vinyl backing to prevent slippage, this could easily be cleaned and store for multiple seasons of use.


All of this Amazon shopping certainly has us in the fall mood! Will you treat yourself to some cool Halloween decor?

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