Peg Board Kitchen Storage Wall

Amanda C, Hometalk Team
by Amanda C, Hometalk Team
7 Materials
2 Hours

Lacking cabinet space in your kitchen? This might be a great option for you! Not only is this a great option for storage, but can be used to make a fun statement on your wall! By simply drilling a peg board to your wall you create a great and fun space to decorate and store things!

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-Peg Board

-Hack Saw

- Peg Board Bins

- Pegs / Peg Brackets

-Paint (optional)



- Drywall Screws and Anchors

-Mallet (if needed for the anchors you have)

STEP 1: Drill holes into your peg board

Place your peg board where you wish it to be and drill several pilot holes into the wall around the perimeter of the board. Don't add the screws just yet.

STEP 2: Fill the holes with wall anchors

Move your peg board away from the wall and take several wall anchors and fill the holes you made before with them.

STEP 3: Drill screws into the holes

Place your peg board where you want to install it, and drill screws through the board and into the holes you previously drilled around the perimeter to hold it in place.

STEP 4: Paint your pegboard

This step is optional, but if you wish, you can paint the board any color you like. We painted it with a chalk paint so that we can write on it if we want to!

STEP 5: Apply hooks and brackets

Once the paint dries you can apply the hooks and brackets and such where you want them to go.

STEP 6: Hang your pots and other stuff

Now you can hang pots or whatever you wish onto the hooks!

Take the peg board bins and attach them as well and fill them up with whatever you wish! I love these bins, because you can use them for so many things.

I installed this at a friend's house, because my kitchen has very little uninterrupted wall space, but I love this so much, I might have to find room for one.

My friend is an AirBNB host and puts breakfast out for her guests cause she is a cute lil' bean, so these bins worked perfect for her continental breakfast options.

Honestly, the fact that this thing can handle the weight of cast iron skillets is stinkin amazing! So great!

The greatest thing about this is how versatile it is! You can move things around and store almost anything you want on the wall!

Such a cute little nook.

Suggested materials:
  • Drywall Screws and Anchors   (Amazon)
  • Pegboard Hook Assortment   (Amazon)
  • Peg Board Bins   (Amazon)
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  • Alexis Alexis on Mar 27, 2022

    Why don't you paint before you mount??

  • Peachez Peachez on Apr 16, 2022

    How well has the pegboard held up? The items attached with hooks, how well to they stay up? Would it work in a laundry that has access to the garage and back yard? So quite a high traffic area like the kitchen?

  • Clare Clare on Nov 27, 2023

    How do the pegs go in when the board is flush to the wall?

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  • Leslie Leslie on May 26, 2021

    I have a VERY small cape with a VERY small kitchen and I have been looking at different types of peg boards to make and where to put it. My only place that I think would work would be the side of my refrigerator. I think I I glued large rare earth magnets to the board it may hold what I want to put on it. We shall see. Good job on yours :)

  • Richard Richard on Jan 20, 2022

    I rented an apartment and I want to use pegboards and baskets for my spices is there a way to hang the pegboard without making holes in the wall? I doubt my landlord would be too happy if I punched a bunch of holes in the wall so I'm just asking. Whatever I use needs to be strong enough to hold the pegboard while heavy spice racks are on it..