Organize Anything with Pegboard: 14 Ideas and Tips
Dress It Up - Most pegboard comes in two colors�boring white and boring brown. But it doesn't have to stay that way. Roll on a coat of primer followed by gloss or semigloss paint (glossy paints are easier to wipe clean). Apply light coats so you don't clog the holes. Then snazz it up with a frame. After we attached our pegboard to a 1x3 frame, we added corner blocks and trim with hot-melt glue�no fancy miter cuts or fasteners needed.
When hanging pegboard, you want to make sure that the board is sitting 1/3" or so away from your wall so that the hooks, pegs, etc. can fit behind the board without damaging your wall. To do so, we put 7 washers on our screws to keep the board from the wall. You can also purchase little plastic spacers to go on your screws, but washers were a pretty cheap alternative. We also made sure to use wall anchors when hanging our pegboard, just to be safe and ensure that it can support the weight of su
To holster tools, Dawn, the DIY blogger behind Dawn Nicole Designs, used pegboard attached to an old frame to create extra wall storage in her crafts room. She spray-painted the items individually for a fun look and found pegboard organizers at The Home Depot. Re-create your own with her instructions here.
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Easy DIY Desktop Printer Shelf ~ I was frustrated with the amount of space our printer took on the desktop and the wasted space it created underneath. So I created my own inexpensive printer shelf out of an unlikely item that was super easy to make!