An image we saw on Ancient Industries put us on the trail of Evert Collier, the 17th century Dutch still-life and trompe l’oeil painter. Several of his works show strips of leather tacked onto a board or wall to make a kind of catch-all, into which you could slide or hang all sorts of essential objects. A centuries-old great idea.
…buy some cowhide strapping leather (or cut your own) and afix with roofing nails.
…A variation on the theme: an IKEA Grundtal rail used in a similar fashion at Annaleena’s Hem: