Dream up a gorgeous colour scheme for this pegboard then style away!
Minimise clutter with an artfully arranged pegboard in a contrasting two-tone colour scheme. Pop in some pegs, add a shelf or two and then have fun curating your display. When you get tired of it, change it all around!
You will need:
Readymade pegboard (ours was 60cm x 90cm) Ruler, pencil and eraser, painter’s masking tape, small roller, Your choice of Resene colours – we used 1 litre each of Resene Triple Duck Egg Blue, and Resene Wild Thing and testpots of Resene Peace and Resene Lazy River, Small paint brushes, Blu-Tack.
Decide on a design and draw it on the board in faint pencil. For a two-tone look, mask off the dividing line, pressing tape down firmly, and paint the lighter colour using a paint roller.
When dry, remove masking tape and mask off the darker area. Paint darker area, let it dry then remove tape. You may need a few coats to get a good, even colour. If your design is more complicated, use the same method, painting a section at a time.
Paint the shelves in your chosen Resene colours. Paint the top and sides first, leave to dry, then paint the bottom. Repeat with another coat.
Hold a peg at a time and paint as much of it as you can using a small brush. Stick Blu-Tack on the end and stand it upright to dry. Once dry, place Blu-Tack on the other end and paint the unpainted end. Leave to dry. You may need 2 coats.
Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us!
We would love to hear from you if you wish to use Resene's images, information and ideas for social medial, blogs, newsletters and other media use. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know what you need, what it is for and how Resene will be acknowledged as the source of the content. We are happy to assist with most requests.
Our vision is to be respected as a trusted, ethical and sustainable company and acknowledged as the leading provider of innovative paint and colour technology. View Resene’s profile and Environmental Policy.
Colours shown on this website are a representation only. Please refer to the actual paint or product sample. Resene colour charts, testpots and samples are available for ordering online. See measurements/conversions for more details on how electronic colour values are achieved.