Child's Room Decor

4 Materials
$30
3 Hours
Medium

Do you need a way to decorate your kid's room that doesn't scream KIDS ROOM! I've got you covered. This framed pegboard shelf is my favorite way to add some cute decor to any room. You can check out my whole process on www.instagram.com/frommhouselove.

To get started with this project you will need 3/4 in plywood. I used birch, but you can use any that is smooth to the touch. You will also need a 1x2 pine board and a wood dowel (mine was 3/4 in).

You can measure the outside of your plywood board to see how long you need to cut the 1x2s for the frame. I started by measuring the top and bottom of my plywood. Then I measured the sides of the plywood with the top and bottom frame pieces on to make sure I got the correct length.

Before I attached the frame all the way, I made a grid on my plywood to mark where my holes were going to go. I measured and inch in from the sides, and then made a mark every 6 inches. Then it is time to use my forstner bit to drill my holes.

One good tip for drilling your holes is to have a scrap piece of wood underneath where you are drilling. This will prevent you from drilling onto the table you are working on.

The next step is the paint the plywood. Paint will drip through the holes, so you can clean it up right away or leave it, because it won't be too noticeable when it is on the wall. I attached the frame with a nail gun then caulked along the edges to make the frame and plywood seamless.


Once the pegboard is done, grab a 1x4 pine board and cut it to various lengths (from 4 inches to 10 inches). Then take your wooden dowel and cut a bunch of pieces to 4 inches in length.


Then you are ready to hang it on the wall and decorate it with your child's favorite toys and cute pictures!

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