13 Creative Ways to Use Pegboard

Utility meets style in every room of the home — from the garage to the kitchen to the office — thanks to clever uses of pegboard, a basic organization staple.

By: Caren Baginski

Photo By: A Beautiful Mess

Photo By: Becky Barnfather

Photo By: Ginger Bowie

Photo By: Tessa Neustadt; Design By Stephanie Todaro

Photo By: Mandy Pellegrin

Photo By: Lindsay Raymondjack ©Designs by Joanne Palmisano, photos by Susan Teare

Photo By: Cyndy Aldred

Photo By: Joni Lay

Photo By: Ashley Rose

Photo By: Jennie Larsen

Photo By: Wake The Tree

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.

Mudroom Meets Pegboard

With a fresh coat of neutral paint, pegboard seamlessly blends into any room of the home — including a mudroom where essentials for the whole family are kept. As little ones grow, the pegboard can easily accommodate new gear.

Level Up the Laundry Room

Laundry room in the basement and no solution for covering up pipes and concrete? Enter pegboard. Organizing Made Fun blogger Becky Barnfather painted her pegboard a cheery green and white design to add style and function to the area.

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.

Pegboard Nightlight

Cast a starry night sky in your child's bedroom with a DIY pegboard nightlight by Stephanie Todaro of Maker Made. Who knew pegboard had so many clever and unexpected uses?

Streamlined Workspace

Floor-to-ceiling pegboard makes a statement in this studio of craft blogger Mandy Pellegrin from Fabric Paper Glue. A monochromatic black and white palette lets the colorful craft supplies pop.

Practical Bedside Manners

Add simple style in the bedroom with furniture that incorporates pegboard, such as this side table from Homebase Collections. The dotted design looks crisp and clean — you'll forget it's even pegboard!

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.

Pegboard Headboard

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.

Style Your Supplies

Tempted to fill in every inch of space on your pegboard? Blogger Jennie Larsen of Craft-O-Maniac has styled her pegboard for decor and function. Add artwork, buckets for loose supplies and shelves for added storage with style.

Maximize the Kitchen Island

This midcentury modern kitchen prep station by Wake The Tree uses metal pegboards for added function and super style. The sunny metal holds spatulas and spoons while maintaining durability and easy cleanup in what can be one of the messiest places of the home.

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