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Craft Room Pegboard

How many rulers can one person own? The answer, if you’re a quilter, is a LOT. There’s a ruler for
I love having my rulers
organized and more space
on my table.
everything these days and as a good steward of the quilting industry, I make sure to purchase my fair share (ha!). Recently, my husband and I completed a simple pegboard project for my craft room. Here’s how we constructed it. I’m sure there are fancier and much nicer options and instructions out there – but I love what we made!

Supplies:
• 2’ x 4’ sheet of pegboard
• 1” x 2” poplar wood 12 feet
• 2½” screws for frame
• Can of flat white spray paint
• 20-30 #10 x ¾” pan head screws
• Frame hangers
This is the back of the
board showing the frame. 
• Monkey hooks
• Pegboard hooks

We cut the poplar to size to make a frame for the pegboard we purchased. Then we used a drill
to screw the frame to the pegboard (the pan head screws we bought fit perfectly in holes of the pegboard). We spray painted the board and it required the entire can. Then we added two frame hangers to the upper corners on the back. Now, because we wanted it flush against the wall, the silver frame hangers are exposed. If you don’t want to see any hardware, you’ll
We had leftover frame hangers
we used to hang the board
in my craft room. 
need to find a different hanging option. (We just happened to have the hangers left over, so we used them.) This is how we chose to approach this craft room project. Of course you can customize the size or materials used to fit your space!

We then used monkey hooks and hung the board up in my craft room. Again, we just happened to have leftover monkey hooks to use, so we used them. Also, we think they’re easier to install and easier to remove from the wall (without leaving a large hole like some anchors do). After it was hung up, I inserted the pegboard hooks where I wanted them and added two to three rulers to each hook. I also hung up a handful of scissors. It’s so nice to reclaim some of my cutting table space now that I don’t have rulers scattered all over!
We sprayed painted everything
white - including the screws! 

As noted, we did have a few supplies ourselves, but for what
we did have to buy, it was under $35. I think it was money well spent in my craft room!

How do you keep notions organized in your craft room?

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