When it comes to decorating your home in ghoulish theme, most people would go out on a shopping spree to take home ghost decor items. 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 others may consider 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? Take a look at these beautiful pallet wood Halloween decoration ideas to take your ghostly party decor to a whole new level. You can work along with your kids, they will love DIY’ing Halloween decorations.
We are sure adopting a couple of ideas from this collection will make your house stand out from the rest in your neighborhood.
Pallet Wood Jack-o’-Lantern
Nothing sets a better tone for Fall’s spooky festival than a glowing Jack-o-Lantern. We put them up in 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.
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 Signboard
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. Take 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.
If you have toddlers at home, nothing will make them more content than these cute pallet ghosties. Just look at them, how amazed they are to wish you Happy Halloween with sparkling eyes and occasional 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.
Pallet Wood Tombstone
Wood pallets work just perfect to make a terrifying tombstone. You are fortunate 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 by adding skulls, bones, and skeletons over it. We can’t wait to give it a try this Halloween.
Pellets for Coffin
A pallet coffin in the backyard with mystery lighting and skeleton hands popping out of it is enough to haunt anybody with a brave 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 sure of how to build one, the pictures below will give you enough food for thought. 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 the pictures below; they’ll walk you through the process of how to create a scary cemetery scene in your backyard using pallet wood.
Halloween Wooden 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 in the dark with night lighting. If you want to cover your Halloween graveyard with a rustic fence, follow the procedure of making it here.
Pallet Wood Window Decoration
While preparing outdoors of your omhome for Halloween, you can make use of old scrap pallets. You will have to attach the pallets to exterior windows in a spooky style. Paint them black or leave just as they are, it’s up to your creativity. You can also use fake cobwebs or some zombie heads to add an eerie to the pallet wood Halloween decoration.
Pallet Wood Witch
When you are trying to find a perfect Halloween decoration item for your doorway in the store downtown, 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.
Woody 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 wood scarecrow is one cool and affordable idea for a decent Halloween decoration. We are 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 have in your backyard.
Pallet Wood Mummy and Monster
Wood pallets can easily be turned into cute monsters for decoration. Kids can also be a part in painting monster faces on pallets. The green will do for Frankenstein and white for ghosts. While making a pallet mummy, you have to use white cloth or bandage to warp the pallet piece. Googly eyes will complete the look or you can paint it complete. Pallets can also be arranged to look like a mummy, you just need to be creative.
Wood Pallet Skull
Finding great Halloween decorative element at an affordable price isn’t always easy but it is possible creating one if you have wood pallets. Check out the short video below showing how to make a skull out of salvaged pallets. This small DIY project is perfect for keeping Halloween decoration up and wicked.
Candy Corn from Pallets
You can even use pallets to make candy corn decorations for Halloween. Cut the pallets in the desired shape and paint them orange, yellow and white. Make bigger ones for outdoors and smaller ones to be placed in the living room. Using scrap wood to make Halloween décor items is fun and kids can do it as well.
Coffin Candy Dish for Halloween
Want to impress your little guests on Halloween? You can try making a coffin dish from pallets that will store candies and a skeleton inside. It will look tempting at the entrance of the house. There are a variety of candy dish holders and dishes you can find online but this one surely is an eye-catcher.
Creating a skull chair using wood pallets is a more practical idea than creating decorative items. Have a look at this rustic chair with ghastly eyes; isn’t it awesome to make your patio section look functional as well as spooky? It is a perfect Halloween prop for sure.
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 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.
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 our time and effort 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.
Giant Pallet Beast for Backyard
If you are looking for a cheap Halloween display 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 the backyard on October 31 with some festive lighting. Trust me, this guy 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.
Pellets for a Butcher Shop
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.
Spooky Wooden Cooler
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? 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 exudes the aura, a haunted house usually carries. Well, creating it requires intermediate woodworking skills. You can build one yourself by following the video tutorial below.
Pallet Wood Pirate Ship Decor
Jess, her husband Blake, and three kids had a marvelous, pirate-themed Halloween party last year. There was a whole pallet wood pirate ship landed in outside their property. The kids were enjoying being pirates and princesses. While the ghost watched the party from the crow’s nest.