Pegboard might just be the most versatile organizational material available to crafters, artisans, and makers. With a little innovation, you can secure hooks, clips, baskets, and shelves to a standard pegboard to help you store (and display) even the most awkward supply or tool. Keep in mind, most hardware stores will cut a piece of pegboard to order, so don’t let a lack of power tools keep you away from working with it. Maybe the best thing about creating with pegboard? It’s fully customizable and re-customizable; thanks to the gridded holes, any of the modifications you make can be removed, adjusted, and redone.
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This project not only gets your kitchen hardware organized, but it also helps keep them that way thanks to the clever chalk outlines. Spend a good amount of time arranging things just right before committing to the outlines, though, this piece is only truly great if it’s one-hundred percent useful to you and your space.
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The perfect centerpiece for a birthday party, baby shower, or quinceanera, this festive donut board puts a bit of pegboard to perfect use. If you don’t feel comfortable with a jigsaw, ask your friendly neighborhood hardware store if they’ll cut your board into a specific shape. Don’t forget to finish this donut board with a food-safe clear coat for a fully safe project.
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For an eye-catching organizational centerpiece, opt for a chic ombre paint job. Spray paint works well and has lasting power on hardwood pegboard, but acrylic paint with a clear topcoat works great too. Attach wire baskets to increase your storage capacity, and finish the piece with varying-sized hooks.
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One of the biggest benefits of getting your craft and art supplies organized is that you’ll be much more likely to use them. Dedicate plenty of wall space to a neutral pegboard that you can customize to house your most-used items -- and don’t forget a few pieces of original artwork and a fun message to inspire your creativity.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Shift the pegboard from an organizational tool and instead employ it as an art backdrop. The perfectly even spacing of the board makes it the perfect canvas for a blown-up cross stitch. Take a cue from Apricot Polkadot and opt for abstract art, but mao out a message or realistic image if that works with our decor, too.
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Bring a craft room, studio, or kids’ playroom to life with a motivational message spelled out in pegboard. If you don’t feel too confident with a jigsaw, source pre-cut letters from a craft store or hardware store and secure them to a spare piece of wood for easy display.
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For a striking piece of original abstract art, reach for brightly-colored yard instead of paint. Vary your stitches and hues for an interesting, dynamic effect, and mount to a wall like you would a painting. If you aesthetic or decor changes, simply snip through each knot and re-create your art.
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This is the perfect craft to utilize that spare square of pegboard. Decorate with yarn in a simple chevron pattern (or try stripes, cross stitches, or herringbone), and start with a base coat of paint in a fun color for an even more dramatic finish.
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For the more ambitious (and more comfortable with power tools), consider converting an entire wall into a pegboard organizer. A geometric paint job takes this project to the next level, but a neutral coat of paint works perfectly fine too. A full pegboard wall is a great way to keep your studio space perfectly decorated, organized, and (most importantly) usable.