DIY and How To’s

Pegboard Makeover (Pin now, read later!)

I really need to get better about taking BEFORE pictures, however this is a rather simple DIY project and fun to do.

Since moving into my art shed, I knew I had to brighten it up in there. The yucky brown pegboard had to go and considering I had three walls with it on there, something needed to be done.

Being the artsy gal I am, I figured why not give the large one some personality by painting it and since I have an endless supply of paint (working at a paint store comes in handy) I had several colors to work with!

Here’s how and what I used to complete this project:

Pegboard Makeover

Painting pegboard is actually easier than I anticipated. Never doing it before, I wasn’t sure how it was going to turn out, especially with all the holes. However, I found rolling it on it MUCH easier than brushing it.

Click below to find tools similar to what I used for this easy DIY project:


-Latex Paint

– 4″ roller cover frame

-3/8 roller cover nap

– paint tray

Without any direction, I literally started taping the wall down with 2 different sizes of blue 3M tape, making the geometric shapes as I went. I then took a 4″ roller with a 3/8″ roller cover nap and lightly applied the first coat paint, so I wouldn’t get it stuck in the holes and so the paint wouldn’t bleed under the tape, messing up the clean lines. After applying 2-3 coats of each color, I let it sit overnight to dry.

The next day, I removed the tape…AND GUYS, CHECK OUT THE RESULTS!


*insert heart eye emoji here* LOL

I was actually impressed with how well this turned out considering it was a spur of the moment paint decision but I couldn’t be more pleased! I can’t wait to share what I decide to do with the other two walls, SO stay tuned!

Let me know what do you guys think about this DIY project. Comment below!



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I am a wife and a mother just trying not to forget the clothes in the washer, again. When I’m not coordinating colors for clients, I’m out in my garden tending to my succulents or paint abstract art for my Etsy shop • • Want to chat? Shoot me an email at I look forward to hearing from you!

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