DIY Halloween Decorations Made from Wood Pallets

Many people love Halloween. It is such an exciting time as children dress up as their favorite ghoul, ghost, witch or pumpkin. They just love the whole spookiness of it. So, why not get in the spirit yourself? It is the perfect time to use your own creativity and make spooky decorations, both inside and outside of your house. Some of the super affordable pallet Halloween decorations can be easy to make (even if you have only the most basic of DIY skills) and will make a dramatic spooky statement to your outside space. You may even be able to find discarded wooden pallets making it even cheaper. Give your creative skills a polish and see what you can achieve. We have a small list of some of the most spooktacular pallet Halloween decorations ideas around at the moment. Take a closer look at these offerings to give you a kickstart in ideas. Don’t be afraid to put your own spin on things or come up with your own spook alternatives.

#1. Try making several different styles of Halloween ghosts by using boards from wooden pallets:

#2. Old wooden pallet fences and spider webs attached to them are a good idea to make the front yard a spooky graveyard:

#3. Whip weathered pallets into shape by making this creepy semi-buried coffin:

#4. Cut recycled pallet in different lengths, wrap in cheesecloth, and then add some felt eyes or googly eyes, to make these cute pallet mummies:


#5. Just need to collect 6 of the most used, beat up and ugliest looking pallets to build this little shack as an entrance up your walkway:


#6. Dig a square pit, cover with a wooden pallet and then decorate the bottom of the tray with some red lights and a few pair of hands to create a horrible Halloween masterpiece:

#7. Foam boarded-up windows will make your house look spooky:       Center image via:

#8. Turn your yard into a graveyard with DIY pallet tombstones to spook your neighborhood:

#9. A homemade “keep out” sign in the front yard can be made from pallet wood:

#10. Make a spooky walkway for your front yard for a Halloween party; you can create weird lighting effects:


#11. Decorate your wall for Halloween with these painted pallet wall hangings:

#12. Place a coffin made of wooden pallets in the front yard of your home to scare your visitors:

Below pallet coffin is even scarier as it’s splintered and “aged” looking:


#13. Create a scary scarecrow from wooden boards cut from pallets:

#14. Make a zombie pit – simply dig some dirt, staple red lights inside the pallets and then stake zombie parts (masks, limbs, eyes, etc) from store and splash with red paint:

#15. Create a pallet wood Jack-o’-lantern to illuminate the super-fun Halloween evening:

#16. Paint little handprints on pallets and hide some plastic body parts behind it to make this pallet zombies gate look very creepy:


#17. Simply paint a small pallet like a pumpkin and lean it against a tree in the yard: