The joy of a peg rail

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  • 5 ways to restore order in your home with the humble peg rail

    Also known as the Shaker peg rail, this simple design can save any room in your home from disorder. The Shakers hung everything from pegs, even chairs! Use individually or run them around all four walls in a room. Paint to match your wall colour for a streamline look. There is nothing that can’t be hung up on a peg rail…

    Use in the bathroom

    Freestanding baths are still a popular option but the rest of the room needs to be planned carefully to avoid lack-of-storage issues. A 5-peg rail mounted on the wall within easy reach from your bath is the perfect device for hanging your towels and loofars! For similar, try Willow and Stone.

    Transform your utility room

    Run a row of peg rail at arms-reach
    height to keep your home keeping kit off the floor. If you’re tight on
    space, this is a smart compact living solution. Ironing boards,
    dustpans, brushes and brooms can all be hung.

    A place for everything

    Peg rail at eye level height works really well
    along a kitchen wall. Placed above a splashback it creates a neat line
    and is really handy for all your go-to kitchen tools you use on a daily
    basis – sieve, grater, bottle opener and chopping boards.

    Bring order to your bedroom

    Hung above your headboard, peg rail works
    well in a row used wall-to-wall. Use to hang your bedroom must-haves –
    dressing gown, a mirror and other bedside essentials. Paint to match
    your wall colour or leave in a natural wood finish for contrast.

    Use as a display piece

    This bespoke peg rail design is hung at picture rail height. Painted in the same colour as the wall makes it a clean backdrop to display pictures and photos that are interchangeable.This would work well in a home office, you could even hang chalkboards or wall planners from the pegs. For similar, try Jali.

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