Wood Clip Board for Garage Storage or Shed Organization

Wood Clip Board for Garage Storage or Shed Organization

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a TERRIBLE habit of losing my gardening gloves. After some yard work, I’d come into the garage, rip off my gloves, and fling them wherever I could before going inside. It has led to countless trips to the hardware store to buy new gloves – wasteful in money, time, and well…gloves! So, I’m determined to create some garage storage solutions / shed organization with a wood clip board dedicated to work gloves.

To do so, I created the easiest wood clipboard or hanging clip board that you can imagine, using salvaged wood and vintage clothespins.

First, I took a trip to Habitat ReStore for a piece of salvaged wood. It didn’t have to be gorgeous barnwood or anything with a lot of character – in fact, I wanted a plain board that could be painted over.

Salvaged wood or reclaimed lumber at Habitat ReStore to make wood clipboard for shed organization by Sadie Seasongoods

For the wooden clothespins, well…I already had a jar full of lovely old weathered ones that I had picked up on one of my Junkin’ Journeys. And how wonderful that I’m FINALLY using some of them in a project!

Wooden clothespins or wood clothespins to use as garage storage solutions for garden gloves by Sadie Seasongoods

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Now, all I needed to do was combine my salvaged wood and vintage clothespins into a wood clip board that would hold my gardening gloves, making them easier to find the next time I needed them. This post contains affiliate links for your crafting convenience.

Upcycling Salvaged Wood into a Wood Clip Board

Since the price was written on the salvaged wood that I had purchased, I decided to give it a quick wash of paint. Just enough to give it some color…but by no means a thorough job.

I like the fact that I can paint something quickly and get that “distressed” farmhouse look just by being lazy!

Painting salvaged wood to become wood clip board for shed organization of work gloves by Sadie Seasongoods

Then, I gathered a handful of vintage clothespins, marked where I wanted them on the newly-painted board, and used wood glue to attach them. Of course, I could have spent time measuring for careful placement, but this going to be a wood clip board for some garage storage or shed organization.

Therefore, perfection is NOT required.

Marking location of wooden clothespins to be glued on salvaged wood for garage storage solutions by Sadie Seasongoods

To help the wood glue do its job, I applied clamps as I went along. These will ensure that the wood glue bonds as tight as it can between the salvaged wood and the vintage clothespins.

Cottonball, of course, was fascinated by the process.

Using clamps to hold down wooden clothespins that were glued to salvaged wood for wood clip board by Sadie Seasongoods

I let everything on my wood clip board dry/cure/set overnight. Next, I screwed in a couple of D-ring hangers into the short ends of the board.

Adding D ring hangers to wood clip board that will be shed organization for gardening gloves by Sadie Seasongoods

Now I just needed to finish up my wood clip board before hanging it in the garage!

Garage Storage / Shed Organization with a Wood Clip Board

And then threaded some braided picture-hanging wire between the two D-ring hangers! And that was it, the wood clipboard was done and I could hang it in the garage.

Wooden clip board or clipboard to use as garage storage solutions for gardening gloves and work gloves by Sadie Seasongoods

It works perfectly as a hanging clip board for gardening gloves, work gloves, and anything else that is sweaty and gross!

Wood clipboard made from salvaged wood and clothespins used for shed organization of gardening gloves by Sadie Seasongoods

Such a great way to upcycle a board of salvaged wood or scrap wood that you may have laying around. And as a 2019 update, this wood clip board has been hanging in our garage for nearly 4 years and has held up perfectly. A LOT of glove clipping and unclipping has happened over the years and it’s as good as it was the day I finished it.

Shed organization for work gloves or garden gloves with a wood clip board by Sadie Seasongoods

You know how I love me some upcycled organization and/or storage! And you know what? I think it looks pretty cute, too. Bonus!

If you enjoyed this post, then you might also enjoy this upcycling idea for a wall mounted coat rack for your cold weather gear!

How to make a wall mounted coat rack or coat tree for entryway storage from a wall gun rack by Sadie Seasongoods

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Comments

  1. Such a simple and eye catching way to corral utilitarian items! So cute- love the color, too!

  2. Simple, but very functional while also being a cute decor piece.

  3. Very cute! I have tons of those clothespins….I can do this! Thanks for the idea.

  4. Great idea. I never thought to use wood glue for that. I didn’t realize it was that strong. Will have to give that a try.

  5. That is so cute, and it looks like something even I could pull off! Great idea!

  6. Your garden clipboard caught my eye over at the Vintage Inspiration Party. I NEED one of these and thank you fo the inspiration! Your adorable Cottonball could pass for my Rexy’s sibling 🙂

  7. I love it 🙂 I am making one this weekend

  8. Hi Sadie…just caught up with you at Best of The Weekend. This is a fab project and I know my followers would love it. I’ve just resurrected my Five Star Frugal linkup after a sabbatical due to family commitments, and I’d love to have you back. Your coin bracelet was a favourite over there! I’d be thrilled if you’d join me again. Love, Mimi xxx
    http://atrayofbliss.blogspot.com.au/2015/08/five-star-frugal-14-and-raspberry.html

  9. What a great idea! I’m gonna make one for my laundry room. All those mismatched socks need a pretty home while waiting to find their mates. I might also make one (or two!) for my sewing room. I so often have ideas on slips of paper that get lost in the shuffle. Having them hanging would serve as a pretty reminder. Thanks for sharing.

  10. anaiminghighwife says

    I love this idea! I always loose my gloves, this would keep them in the same place!

  11. What a cute idea! I lose gardening gloves all the time. I could definitely use this! Thanks for sharing at Inspiration Thursday.

  12. Jann Olson says

    Such a cute idea Sarah! I have a tin that I keep my gloves in, but may need to make one for my garden shed when we build it. Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  13. Clever, clever, clever!!! What a great idea. I need to find a Habitat Restore. It sounds like a treasure chest of recyclable goodies!

  14. Love this idea. You always see them made for socks but, perfect for gardening. Pinned & shared. Thanks for joining in the Inspiration Spotlight Party. Hope to see you again soon. & have a great weekend ahead!

  15. Gilmer Gal says

    Perfect for the laundry room – to hang those single socks! Gonna do it! Thanks

  16. Cute idea! Featuring this at The Creative Corner tomorrow night! 🙂

  17. I love clothespins and this is a fabulous idea!! I am featuring this at this week’s Making Memories Mondays going on now!
    Cathy

  18. I LOVE this! Doing it!

  19. This is such a great idea! So much fun and trendy! 🙂

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  20. Love this idea with so many possible uses. Thank you for sharing at Vintage Charm!

  21. I’m going to start this project tonight. Great idea. I stuff my gardening gloves into a bench and then struggle to find them. This will keep them tidy. Thanks for the tips!!!

  22. I have that same problem! I will have to make one this spring.

  23. OK, I NEED this in my life!! Before spring!! Thanks for sharing this with us on Throwback Thursday! Hope to see you next week!

    Mollie

  24. This is adoable! I need to make one of thse for sure so I don’t keep losing my gloves! Thanks for sharing with us at Throwback Thursday, you’ll be featured at tonight’s party!

  25. Love this idea. I am always looking for my gloves.
    Hugs,
    Bev

  26. It is very handy!

  27. This is so cute, I am ALWAYS losing my work gloves, I think I’ll have to make one of these for my workshop! We would be really excited to have you at our link party called To grandma’s house we go!

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