Halloween is one of the holidays where you can make great use of used pallets or any reclaimed wood in that matter. If you wonder what can be made have a look below where you find awesome Halloween pallet ideas and decorations.
From pallet fences and graveyards to cute pallet pumpkins and pallet lanterns as well as pallet coffins and more!
Everything you need to create amazing Halloween decor and creepy atmosphere inside and outside your house. Make sure to get your kids, family, or friends to help you with the projects. Fun guaranteed.
Make sure you have all the tools and materials needed to be able to make those.
- a saw(jigsaw -check the best jigsaw models I recommend, circular saw, miter saw)
- nails, screws
- nailgun(optional)- check the best nail gun for DIY I recommend
- drill and drill bits
- faux spiderweb and/or spiders
- LED lights
- Sander and sandpaper
- fabric, gauze, foam
DIY Halloween Pallet Ideas and decor
Some of them didn’t have any instructions, but I liked them so much that I’ve decided to include them for your inspiration.
Anyway, follow the links beneath each image to find how these unique Halloween pallet ideas are made. Enjoy! Oh, and don’t forget to pin it to your Halloween decor board :)
DIY Halloween Pallet Pumpkin
This awesome idea for a Halloween pumpkin comes from the Kate Arthur site.
DIY Pallet Jack O’Lantern
Simple Halloween project for upcycling pallets with only a few tools needed.
Wooden Pallet Halloween family
This cute idea for a Wooden Block Halloween Family comes from the Ribbons and Glue site.
DIY Countdown to Halloween Pallet sign
Easy DIY Halloween fence
Although this fence is made out of pine planks you can easily use pallet boards. They won’t need as much prep and will look better. Make sure you have all the materials and tools needed:
- Pallet Planks
- Brown Twine
- Wood Glue (Outdoor Glue Preferable)
- Brown/Red Wood Stain or Paint
- Stretchy Halloween “Creepy Spider Web”
- Saw -circular saw, miter saw, or a jigsaw
- Hammer & Nails (or Brad Nailer, etc.- check the best nail gun for DIY I recommend)
- Measuring Tape
- Hot Glue Gun
DIY Halloween Black Cat Wood Cutout
You can make use of your jigsaw or scroll saw and create this DIY Halloween Black Cat Wood Cutout to decorate your porch or a window. Use pallet planks or a sheet of ply. You can even experiment with colors or make it glow in the dark. Follow the instructions on the JenWoodhouse site.
DIY Halloween Pallet fence
Another Halloween pallet fence that will make your yard look super spooky and creepy.
DIY Halloween zombie pit
Super simple DIY Halloween Zombie Pit. All you need is a pallet and some accessories like a fake chain, fake arms and zombie head, and some bricks. Watch the video to learn how to make it. If you want something more sophisticated check the video below for a zombie pit with lights, sound, and fog!
DIY pallet zombie pit with lights, sound, and fog
This project is really awesome. I love how she recorded her own zombie sounds. Check it out!
Halloween pallet skull head
Get some pallet planks, a jigsaw, and some wood glue. Follow the instructions from the video, or if you want a flat design, check this tutorial from Instructables. You can download the scaled pattern below to print at home or scale it yourself on the Blogposters site.
DIY Halloween pallet cat
While you’re at it cutting out some pallet skulls you can easily make this Halloween cat. Add some glow in the dark eyes or perhaps led lights to make it even scarier.
Halloween pallet zombie hole hatch
Another zombie hole hatch made with a smaller size pallet with LED lights. It looks awesome. Check it yourself.
DIY Halloween monster in a box
This project would be perfect for more advanced woodworkers/DIY-ers as it involves building some kind of mechanism to make the box lid flapping. Find more details on this Halloween pallet idea on the Instructables site.
DIY Halloween Pallet coffin
This pallet coffin is amazing and pretty easy to build. Add some sound and/or smoke and it will be even more spooky. Find the instructions for this project on the Instructables website.
DIY Spooky Pallet Graveyard
I love this Halloween pallet fence. Altogether with the pallet tombstones, it will make an amazing DIY Spooky Pallet Graveyard for your front yard. Full tutorial found on the TwelveOnMain site.
Pallet Crate Halloween decor
Pallet wood, some gauze, lights, and artificial skull is all you need to make this Pallet Crate Halloween Decor. It’s a quick project that doesn’t require a lot of woodworking knowledge. Find more details on this project on AnaWhite or get the full instructions on how to build the crate here.
Halloween Directional Pallet Sign
Another amazing project. This time Halloween Directional Pallet Sign. Simple design that is great for beginners and there are not too many tools and materials needed in order to make it. Check the tutorial on Instructables.
Halloween Pallet ghosts
How cool are these cute pallet ghosts? And super easy to make too. Use a scroll saw or a jigsaw to cut them out, and you can experiment with colors as well. Check the tutorial on the HappiestCamper site.
Fantastic pallet pumpkins project that you can easily adapt for Halloween. Just add some scary faces and voila! If you want to know how Vineta got this beautiful orange color still showing the wood grain, then check the tutorial on TheHandymansDaughter site.
Pallet Halloween Neon Sign
Another quick Halloween project with only a few tools and materials needed. You can easily make it with the help of your kids, and to make it more fun, try to create different designs. Check the steps at the GingerbreadHouse site.
Halloween pallet pumpkins
More pumpkins, yay! Quick and easy project to decorate for Halloween. To make it more spooky, add some scary faces. To make these cute pumpkins check TheCountryChicCottage for instructions.
I hope you liked these ideas for pallet Halloween decorations. Now that you found what you want to make, let’s create!