21 Pegboard Ideas for Your Entire House
Simple yet oh-so handy.
You might think that pegboards are a seemingly simple design element, but they can be wonderfully versatile. Pegboards can be true workhorses in your home that go beyond an office bulletin board.
Take a look at some of these creative uses for pegboards that will get you organized in almost every room in your home.
Pull the chaos of your mudroom together with a well-placed pegboard. You can use it to hang up kids’ backpacks, keep winter gear organized, store pet supplies and contain ingoing and outgoing mail.
Lindsay Raymondjack, Designs by Joanne Palmisano, photos by Susan Teare
A fun and more unusual application of pegboards is to use it as a kitchen backsplash. Here, you can see how a kitchen pegboard can help you stay organized, allowing you to neatly store utensils and cooking tools right out in the open.
Pegboard Headboard in Neutral Bedroom
RESTRICTED IMAGE. A pegboard in the bedroom? When it's as clean and chic as this, we say yes! Those with a penchant for practical design will appreciate the simplicity of this headboard created by blogger Ashley Rose of Sugar & Cloth. Bonus: The headboard doubles as a nightstand to hold a book or two.
For a small bedroom where you may be lacking storage, consider a pegboard to stylishly contain your necessities, such as an alarm clock, books, charging cords and graphic prints.
Tween Girl Closet With Organized Pegboard Wall
A pegboard wall organizes the tween girl's hats, jewelry and purses. Built-in shelves and hanging rods keep clothes, duffle bags and other accessories neatly stowed away.
While you might not think about a pegboard as an organizational tool in your closet, it’s the perfect spot for this material. Whether you have a larger walk-in closet or a more narrow reach-in closet, you can use a pegboard to help store your jewelry, hats, purses, scarves or other accessories.
A home office is probably the most common spot we think of when we imagine adding a pegboard to our space. In this case, the homeowner combined their love of sewing with organization essentials.
Teach your kids early about starting and displaying collections. Here, a pegboard is used to hold various geodes and rocks. The pegboard is hung on the wall like a piece of art and can work as the collection expands and grows. You could also use a pegboard to display international coins, old pins, toy cars, wind-up toys or even PEZ dispensers.
Much like a home office, a craft room is another spot in your home that is well suited to getting organized with a pegboard. No matter what crafts you love, you can easily organize and display your supplies.
Melissa George, Polished Habitat
If you’re lucky enough to have the space for a home gym, consider using a piece of pegboard on your wall to help keep your space organized. You can use the pegboard to hang up your headphones, towels, exercise equipment and even some extra magazines.
Use a pegboard to tackle garage organization in a snap. Try using a combination of shelves, hooks and nails to get your tools, levels, wires and spray-paint cans neatly pulled together. Even if you have a large collection of tools, consider organizing your most-used tools on a pegboard so they're easily accessible whenever you need them.
It may not offer storage, but this rainbow pegboard artwork looks amazing in this designer living room.
Looking for a more modern take on a classic pegboard? Make your own! Use wider pegs to hold shelves for decor, office essentials, clothes and more.
More Instructions: How to Make a Clean, Classic Pegboard
Perfect Pot and Pan Display
Channel Julia Child’s iconic organization with a chic pegboard to hold all your kitchen's pots, pans and utensils. Don't forget to trace each cookware's shape! Especially adaptable for a small space, pegboard looks upscale when painted black, as blogger Emma Chapman of A Beautiful Mess has done here.
Level Up the Laundry Room
Giant Craft Pegboard
When using pegboard, the actual board is just the beginning. Adding shelves, buckets and baskets gives your design one-of-a-kind style for your one-of-a-kind crafts. Blogger Ginger Bowie of Ginger Snap Crafts framed her DIY craft wall with trim for a more sophisticated look.
Everything Above the Kitchen Sink
Create a budget-friendly backsplash that keeps day-to-day items organized and within reach. For an easy pop of color in the kitchen, paint the pegboard rather than leaving it white. Learn how to install this pegboard backsplash at DIYNetwork.com.
Ultimate Garage Storage
A garage gets a massive functional upgrade with this pegboard and shelving installation by author and blogger Cyndy Aldred of The Creativity Exchange. A variety of hooks and baskets hold paint supplies and tools for effortless organization.
Precious Pegboard Collections
You know all those rocks and shells from your travels that you stuff in bags or drawers? Give them prize of place in this do-it-yourself pegboard project from blogger Joni Lay of Lay Baby Lay.
A pegboard in the bedroom? When it's as clean and chic as this, we say yes! Those with a penchant for practical design will appreciate the simplicity of this headboard created by blogger Ashley Rose of Sugar & Cloth. Bonus: The headboard doubles as a nightstand to hold a book or two.