pegboard headboard

When we saw Design Milk‘s recent post featuring Room 39’s lacy throw made of dye-cut felt, we were instantly smitten with the headboard made of painted pegboard. We’d never noticed that when pegboard is used in a NON-utilitarian way, it acts as a wonderful design element. This curiously modern headboard would be easy to make: buy a 4’x 8x sheet of pegboard at a lumber yard or online (we love that encompasses the whole bed area, not just the bed), paint it, and anchor it to the wall.


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4 replies on “d-i-y pegboard headboard

  1. When I was a kid my mother used pegboard in our basement to hang up our paintings. We grew, moved out and the pegboard had seen better days. It was cracked and was more than 30 years old.

    I was living in a house with a small kitchen when my mom said she was getting rid of the pegboard and asked if I wanted it. I painted it, and used it on my kitchen wall as a handy home to hang my pots and kitchen utensils. New use for an old thing, all transformed with sage green paint…and a new existential purpose in life!

    If you like to cook and have limited space, it’s a great way to have your tools easily findable and it creates (in my view anyway ) some assymetrical culinary wall art (bumping into awkward pot handles included with the experience of looking!)


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