DIY Shaped Pegboard and Cute Ribbon Storage

Oh man, I did this so long ago that I forgot I never shared it with you! It’s one of my favorite things in our house and, more specifically, the craft room.

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My new shaped pegboard and ribbon storage!

I really wanted a pegboard to hang some stuff on and I was inspired by this pegboard from the 36th Avenue.

But I didn’t just want a rectangular board, I wanted a fun shape!
It actually ended up being pretty easy (with the hubby’s help. of course).

This was the wall before:

pegboard wall before

First, I traced a quarter of the shape I wanted on some cardboard. This ensured that each “side” would be even since we just used the same piece.

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Then we used the cardboard four times to trace the shape on the pegboard, rotating it around. Make sense?

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The mister used his jigsaw to cut out the shape and viola!

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Next, I sanded the sides down a little and gave it several coats of white spraypaint. We screwed two boards into the wall (I imagine we aimed for studs) and then screwed the pegboard into the boards.

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All that was left after that was to hang up whatever tools I could on hooks.

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We also made a ribbon display which is MUCH more efficient than my previous method of having them all in box to unravel and get mixed up.

I took an empty frame I had lying around and spraypainted it yellow. The hubby put eyehooks on the back, I threaded the dowels with ribbon, and then we put the dowels on the eyehooks. He also attached a dowel to the top of the frame so that it would sit on hooks in the pegboard.

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Since then I also added spraypainted tin cans with holes drilled in the side (and doilies) to hold my varieties of markers and a jar full of nails.

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And that’s my fun shaped pegboard and cute ribbon storage!

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Thanks for reading!

My entry into The 36th AVENUE sponsored by Appliances Online

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