Creative Things to Do with Pegboard

Clever Ideas for a DIY Kitchen Island
Don't limit pegboard to the garage. Combine function with style to create one-of-a-kind looks in your kitchen, bedrooms, living spaces, and more.

Deck Out Your Door

Pegboard is flat and versatile, so it can fit in almost any area you wish, like the back of a closet door. Arrange it next to buckets, files, and other organizational tools to build a variety of storage options.

Side Table Style

Add some flair to a small bedroom by tricking out a painted pegboard. Create a photo collage or plan your day’s outfit using standard hardware hooks. If your board is near an outlet, install a charging station by attaching a small organizer.

Don’t Leave Out the Labels

Avoid losing or misplacing items by attaching labels to your board. This way, the storage area will stay neat and organized even after the use of multiple people.

The Pegboard Headboard

Take pegboard to the next level by creating a one-of-a-kind headboard. After painting the board to match the room, weave yarn or ribbon through the holes to form a favorite design or saying.

Kitchen Collection

Limited cabinet space? Install pegboard on the kitchen wall to keep pots, pans, and utensils within an arm’s reach. For even more versatility, shelves and baskets can store extra linens and dishware.

Outdoor Order

A steel board with peg slots and peg holes maximizes the tool storage potential. Accessorize with a multiple-tool holder, shelves, and hooks to hold all of your workshop essentials.

Rethink Your Drawer Space

An in-drawer pegboard organizer utilizes deep drawer space and eliminates lifting heavy stacks of dishes into an upper cabinet. The moveable pegs can rearrange to fit different sizes of dishware while keeping the breakables safe and chip-free.

Baby on Board

Introduce the use of a pegboard into a kids room. With removable hooks and clips, the board can change just as quickly as your child grows. Hang cubbies to keep items close at hand, and personalize the space with mementos, photos, or favorite pieces of artwork.

Function-Filled Tiles

Double your desk area's duty with a message center made of cork, chalkboard, and pegboard squares. If you find a storage wall basket you love but it doesn't include pegs, stick a screw into the wall through a peg hole and hang the basket on the makeshift peg.

New Use for Standard Pieces

Transform standard white pegboard into a stylish focal point by adding a coat of paint and some trim. Shop around a home improvement store for hardware and S hooks to hang crafting items or office supplies from.

See how a basic, ready-to-assemble kitchen island becomes a storage dream, thanks to clever DIY add-ons and updates.

Bonus! DIY Island

See how to create a simple and stylish DIY island with pegboard to store your cooking utensils. 

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