When it comes to decorating your home in ghoulish theme, most people consider it as a shopping activity and getting some ghost decor items home. Purchasing decoratives is an easy and effective way, however, it is not the only way to get into the mood for the spooky party. Generally, we avoid purchasing Halloween decorations. Instead, we prefer decorating our home by making good use of our average DIY skills, and use things other may consider as useless. This time, we are talking about wood pallets! Yes, despite throwing them into the landfills or cramming up in your storage area, you can use them to decorate your house to bring in a flawless spook-tacular appeal to your home.
Have some doubts? Have a look at these beautiful pallet wood Halloween decoration ideas to take your ghostly party decoration to a whole new level. You can DIY them along with your kids, they are going to love it. I am sure adopting a couple of ideas from this collection will make your house stand out from the rest in your neighborhood.
Nothing sets the tone for Fall’s spooky festival better than a glowing Jack-o-lantern. We set them in almost every room of our house but, this year we are excited to try out a new way to illuminate the super-fun evening with a pallet wood Jack-o’-lantern. Creating a pallet wood Jack-o’-lantern is the easiest way to make most of your Halloween decoration.
We just ended up creating one, and trust me, the result is better than what we expected. Now we are waiting for 31st October so that we can give it a try with the complete Halloween setup. If you are also planning to create one, all you need is wood pallets and woodworking skills. Thereafter, you are all set to spook up your front porch, walkway, foyer or any dark corner.
Reclaimed pallet wood pumpkin
Fall is all about pumpkins, but we like to keep a mix of both real and artificial ones. It is time to go back to your storeroom and put those salvaged wood pallets, (which you were going to utilize for kindling during winters) to good use. Just see these small wicked pallet wood pumpkins; aren’t they just wonderful to increase the spirit of Hallow week? The great thing is that you can shape them yourself at home, and they will last longer, plus they can be reused every year to celebrate the festival of the dead.
Happy Halloween welcome board
To make your Halloween party a big hit, it is essential to make your doorway welcoming for evil spirits and your guests. You could do this by adding an inviting Happy Halloween board on your front door. You will be lucky if you rescue some wood pallets in your backyard because it going to save you a lot of money. Have a look at these DIY pallet wood Happy Halloween welcome boards – cute enough to make your Halloween celebration fun and appealing. They will instantly make your doorway look welcoming.
A giant pallet beast for your backyard
If you are looking for a cheap Halloween prop for your backyard that would be scary enough to give your kids and neighbors a shock. Get inspired by this 12-foot tall gigantic beast made using salvaged wood pallets and a small reclaimed rope. The beast will look amazing in your backyard on October 31 with some festive lighting. Trust me, the beast will immediately become your kids’ best friend to click pictures with. And it is going to cost you an absolute zero if you are good with woodworking. To build one, you can follow the tutorial here.
A pallet witch
When you are trying to find a perfect Halloween decoration for your doorway in the store, it can sometimes be hard to narrow down your choices. Moreover, the options come with a heavy price tag. But you don’t have to worry if you have almost nil budget for the Halloween decorations. Have a look at these cute pallet witches that ain’t just perfect to make your doorway look thrilling, terrifying and stunning, but cheap as dirt too. They are far better than those glittery wreaths, plus they provide a rustic charm to your front door.
A pallet scarecrow in the yard
If you have little ones, or just want a more lighthearted fall and Halloween display, try adding a friendly scarecrow or two in your backyard. A pallet scarecrow is one of the best and most affordable ideas for a decent Halloween decoration. We am very much inspired by this cute scarecrow sitting on a chair to welcome evil spirits with a smile. There are a few more pallet scarecrow ideas shown in the pictures below, which you will like to get your backyard in the Halloween spirit.
If you have toddlers in your house, nothing can make them more content than these cute pallet ghosties. Just look at them, how happy they are to wish you Happy Halloween with sparkling eyes and a rise smile. These cute pallet wood ghost toys are super easy to craft. The best thing is that the building procedure doesn’t require pro DIY skills, and they still manage to look beautiful whenever you place them. Trust us, these little ghosties are perfect to keep your Halloween celebration light and fun more than wicked.
Wood pallets work just perfect to make a terrifying tombstone. You are fortunate one if your backroom is filled with pallets because here is a chance for you to decorate your backyard or garden with pallet wood tombstones with a scary message written on them. We love this idea, moreover, it gives us a chance to repurpose landfill wood pallets in a better way and clean our backroom for a good reason. Building one doesn’t require any rocket science. If you want you can add more spooky appeal to your tombstone adding skulls, bones, and skeletons over it. We can’t wait giving it a try this Halloween.
Pallet wood coffin
A pallet coffin in the backyard with mystery lighting and skeleton hands popping out of it is enough to haunt anybody with a fearful heart. There are lots of ideas to make your garden look like a haunted place with a pallet wood coffin and scary ghost sculptures. If you are not familiar with the procedure of erecting a coffin, the video tutorial below will help you to learn. Try this idea to spook faint-hearted people around you.
Pallet wood graveyard
A graveyard scene is one of the coolest decorations you can set this Halloween. What a great idea to add a spooky appeal to your backyard! If you like the idea, have a look at pictures below; they’ll teach you how to create a scary cemetery scene in your backyard using pallet wood.
Pallet Halloween bar
A pallet Halloween bar can make your Halloween party more exciting for guests who like to drink and celebrate the spooky night. You can turn your boring yard into a sparkling bar absolutely free-of-cost if you have some wood pallets lying in your storeroom, all you need is some good woodworking skills. Just look at this fancy Halloween bar with happy skeletons serving beers to guests. This backyard decorative will fill your party with the festive fun.
Halloween wood pallet fence
You have created a graveyard in your garden, now it’s time to make it look more real and haunted by covering it with a pallet fence. Pallets work great as a fence, and you don’t need to paint to make them look appealing because they look better uneven and rustic. The fence looks great and scary at night with night lighting. If you want to cover your Halloween graveyard with a rustic fence, follow the procedure of making it here.
A zombie pit in the backyard is a freaky idea to induce the fear of cannibalism. Constructing a zombie pit in one corner of the backyard is something we are going to try this year because it won’t take much of my time and efforts yet make our yard look scarier than ever. If you are looking for inspiration to make a zombie pit in your yard, follow the steps suggested in the images and videos embedded below.
Finding great Halloween decorative element at an affordable price isn’t always easy but it is possible creating one if you have wood pallets. Have a look at this short video showing how to make a skull out of salvaged pallets. This small DIY project is perfect for keeping Halloween decoration up and wicked.
If you need a themed cooler to store beer and wine bottles for your Halloween party, this pallet wood cooler is the best DIY project for you. The spooky cooler is made using salvaged pallet wood.
Monster in a box
Want to turn your home into a haunted house for Halloween? This simple monster box made of wood pallets is just perfect to provide your home interior that anxious appeal. The monster box glows in the dark and exubes the aura, a haunted house usually carries. Well, creating it requires intermediate woodworking skills. You can build one following the video tutorial below.
Creating a skull chair with wood pallets is a more practical idea than creating decorative stuff. Have a look at this rustic chair with ghastly eyes; isn’t awesome to make your patio section look functional as well as spooky? It is just perfect Halloween prop.
You can turn your yard entrance into a butcher shop using pallets. If you are still midway the Halloween preps, collect some wood pallets, torn clothes and LED lights, erect a small structure in your garden, and you are all set to create a devilish scene in your backyard.