9 Ways to Get on Board with Pegboard

Pegboard is a go-to choice for garage storage because its grid of predrilled holes holds a variety of hooks that neatly store tools and keep them close at hand. But in recent years, crafty homeowners have been bringing this versatile board indoors for all types of projects. Storage is still pegboard’s main selling point, but DIYers have also found other ways to celebrate its unique functionality. Some popular uses for pegboard include craft organizers, headboards, backsplashes, and flexible artwork displays. Click through our online gallery for more inspiring pegboard projects.

Expanded View >
  1. Smart Storage

    9a57da70e79e311e2437a6d7717a0cc6

    This DIY project transforms a sheet of pegboard into a canvas for both art and storage. Small colored pencils fit neatly into the holes; paired with rubber bands, they create playful monograms and even small bookshelves.

    karapaslaydesigns.com

  2. Washed Up

    A8c5f69a91b12f8684fce3ec214b26d8

    Stenciled pegboard serves as a cheerful backsplash above the washer and dryer in this renovated basement laundry room. The simple project provides more than just a splash of color. The pegboard's holes make it easy to mount shelves and artwork in this hardworking space.

    organizingmadefun.blog spot.com

  3. Art Gallery at Home

    Ba85363e305e00f50583d2bd3230d9eb

    A large piece of pegboard is front and center in this artist's studio makeover. Painted the same mint green color as the rest of the walls and set off by a white frame, the pegboard creates the backdrop for an attractive and flexible display of works in progress.

    brightboldbeautiful.com

  4. Paint Chip Craft Center

    Ccc7e31c5307b92ed650a3bbd4733e26

    Inspired by the ombre hues of a paint chip, these clever homeowners painted pegboards in three shades of green, braced them together with two strips of wood, and placed 1x2s over the seams. In the resulting organization station, crafting essentials are held up by improvised "pegs"—including golf tees!

    handmakemyday.com

  5. Ahead of the Game

    18c585043e92e06bbc37c916be6e0aea

    A headboard made of pegboard allows for impressive flexibility. Items can be easily mounted and moved around the board as needed. When hanging objects above the head of the bed, however, it is important to make sure they're securely attached. 

    sugarandcloth.com

  6. Jack of all Trades

    C6bf723e037950afb8756e727b458378

    An oversize piece of pegboard makes a striking canvas. In this project, painter's tape was used to create a vibrant Union Jack pattern. With baskets and lamps hung near the edges of the board, this headboard also functions as a vertical nightstand.

    ourfifthhouse.com

  7. A Stitch in Time

    63ea20b24f36a0708bdaa392c602c174

    In its perforated design, pegboard is reminiscent of a large-scale needlepoint canvas. This creative project plays off of that idea with X's painted between the holes to simulate an oversize "cross-stitch" rose.

    craftandcreativity.com

  8. Make It Work

    F3157694ba9e3b3841ec3a836e6a47da

    Inspired by the workroom of a fashion reality television show, this pegboard craft center was sectioned off into squares, which were then painted in rainbow hues. The result is a runway-ready station for tackling creative projects.

    madincrafts.com 

  9. Step Up to the Plate

    Ec0e081989228b24c6d2d74c4c54110a

    It doesn’t take much for pegboard to look posh. In this project, the functionality of the material shines in a simple rustic frame. Designed for a nursery, this decorative piece can evolve as the child grows.

    shanty-2-chic.com

  10. For More...

  • Favorites Flipboard Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email AddThis
SEE MORE IN
Storage

WHAT DO YOU NEED HELP WITH?

Don't Miss

x