Pegboard Ideas for Kitchens
A pegboard is often used to hold tools, so it makes a lot of sense that a pegboard can also hold the tools of the kitchen, from measuring cups to pots and pans.
This wall-to-floor pegboard is a great way to use a narrow wall space as a way to organize cooking tools.
Put a pegboard above a kitchen cart and put your most-used kitchen tools on the pegboard and the cart for easy access as you cook. Paint the pegboard in a favorite color to make it less utilitarian and more cheerful.
Pegboard as a kitchen backsplash? That’s pretty clever, actually. You could hang up cooking utensils, measuring spoons, and other kitchen items that you can easily grab as you prep and cook.
Pegboard Ideas for Bedrooms
A pegboard can help organize all the little things in a bedroom, from wayward jewelry to books for nighttime reading, that can make the room feel cluttered.
If you like to switch things up in your decor when you get the itch for a change, this pegboard headboard idea might be perfect for you.
This room divider made of pegboards could be used in any room, but it would work great in a bedroom. You could use it to hang up your outfit for the next day or to hold extra clothes and accessories that won’t fit in your closet. Or you could use it in a studio apartment to separate your bedroom from the main living space. This pegboard room divider would also be a good solution for two kids who share the same room but need some kind of separation during naps or playtime.
Place a pegboard behind the side tables in a bedroom and paint them for a jolt of color. Use them to organize all the little things that won’t fit in your nightstand.
Pegboard Ideas for Bathrooms
For such small rooms, bathrooms hold a lot of stuff. If your bathroom cabinet is too small to hold all of your bathroom needs, a pegboard might be the solution you’re looking for.
Put up a pegboard in a kids’ bathroom to hold bath soap bottles, bath toys, and towel hooks.
Pegboards are equally as useful in an adult’s bathroom, maybe even more so. Use a pegboard to organize makeup, lotions, perfume, cotton swabs, and more.
Pegboard Ideas for Playrooms
Kids have a lot of stuff, especially in playrooms. Organize toys and art supplies in a playroom with a pegboard.
This simple playroom pegboard includes acrylic bins that hold markers, crayons, flash cards, magnets, felt shapes, foam shapes, and felt animals. Acrylic bins are a great idea because you can see exactly what’s in each bin, perfect for kids!
I love how this pegboard becomes an art piece in a playroom/office! It uses coloring pencils to act as dowels to hold string and rubber bands to make interactive art and two book shelves. So cool!
In a small apartment, a corner is all you need to make a great kids’ playroom/craft space with the help of a well-stocked pegboard!
Pegboard Ideas for Craft Rooms
A craft room could be a sewing room, a crocheting room, a gift wrapping room, or a multipurpose room where you do all of these things and more. Whatever purpose you use your craft room for, you can design a pegboard to make the room more efficient and organized.
Can a pegboard look stunningly modern and be a organization workhorse at the same time? Of course. This gorgeous pegboard is perfect for the sewing enthusiast.
Do you dabble in a little of everything? You’ll love this giant pegboard. Check out the use of dowels to hold wrapping paper, the little shelves that hold paint and glitter, and the hanging baskets that hold pens and markers.
This is a beautiful way to organize and display your yarn collection!
Pegboard Ideas for Kids’ Bedrooms
A kids’ bedroom has many purposes: a place to sleep, a place to play, and a place to do homework. Meet all these needs with the handy pegboard!
Hang up your kids’ favorite toys as a way to organize them AND to display them.
This beautiful study desk for a girl would work just as well in a bedroom or a living room. The best part is that you can easily move the pegboard and desk to another space or a new house without any damage to the walls.
If your kids’ room is on the small side, use an empty corner to create a great study area with a pegboard on each wall.
Pegboard Ideas for Closets
Keep your clothes closet neat and tidy with a pegboard!
Have a blank wall in your closet? Put up a large pegboard and hang a mirror and hooks for necklaces, scarves, tank tops, belts, and more.
Men have a lot of accessories, too. This closet pegboard organizes ties, belts, hats, and socks. A simple fabric covers the pegboard to hide all the holes.
Pegboard Ideas for Dining Rooms
A pegboard can act as an art piece for an unique dining room.
Display a collection in your dining room with a painted pegboard, like this one that beautifully displays vintage wooden spoons.
If you have a small kitchen, you could store some of your cooking tools on a pegboard in the dining room and make it attractive to look at. Now that’s what I call functional art!
Pegboard Ideas for Hallways and Stairways
Do you have a hallway or stairway in your home that’s blank and boring? Pegboard to the rescue!
Hang up pegboard to hold art and frames that you can move around and change whenever you feel like it without having to make new holes in the walls!
If you have a stairway to the basement, make it functional by turning it into a broom closet with a pegboard.
Pegboard Ideas for Nurseries
Everyone knows that a tiny baby comes with a lot of stuff. Organize it all with a pegboard!
Put up a pegboard above a changing table to hold diapers, wipes, diaper ointments, and more. Don’t forget to hang up a colorful toy or mobile to hold the baby’s attention while you change his diaper!
Create a gallery wall on a pegboard that you can change up easily as your baby grows up.
Pegboard Ideas for Entryways
An entryway can easily become cluttered with shoes, coats, hats, and other miscellaneous items. A well-designed pegboard can solve this problem.
Create a multifunctional command center for your entryway with a pegboard, a magnetic chalkboard, and hooks for hats and coats.
Make a simple pegboard coat rack and add cross stitching for an unique look.
Pegboard Ideas for Laundry Rooms
Maximize the space in a small laundry room with a pegboard!
Put a pegboard on the wall behind your laundry room door to hold cleaning supplies. So smart.
Is your laundry room unfinished, with cinder block walls and exposed pipes? Cover it all up with a stenciled pegboard.
Pegboard Ideas for Pantries
Not all of us have a walk-in pantry. Make good use of awkward spaces in your pantry with the help of a well-placed pegboard.
Do you have a small blank spot in your pantry? Cut a pegboard to fit and use it to hang up cookie cutters!
Many pantries have a lot of wasted vertical space above the top shelf. Put up pegboard there and hang up kitchen tools.
Pegboard Idea for Garages
You’ve probably already seen many pegboard ideas for the garage that organize power tools and yard tools, but did you know that pegboard can be used to organize sports equipment?
If you’ve got a household full of athletes, putting up pegboard in your garage might be a great way to organize all of your sports equipment!
It’s amazing how useful a pegboard can be. And they’re so economical, too! Quick, run to your nearest home improvement store and stock up on them! You can get them in squares or have a large pegboard cut to fit your space.
For more organization ideas, check out 16 Best Garage Organization Tools and Get Your Wrapping Under Wraps: 24 Clever Gift Wrap Organization Ideas.
“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.” Please check out my blog What the Vita!”
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