Magnetic boards are great, but Ikea’s version only comes in one size! But you can easily cover any wall by using Algot metal shelves, which come in many sizes. To create my magnetic wall, I measured the area I wanted to cover, looked up the sizes and drew out a plan. Then I just put screws in the corner-most holes to hold them to the wall.
Jules Yap started IKEAHackers.net in 2006 as a personal blog to showcase the most impressive IKEA hacks from all over the world. Since then, she has learned a lot more about power tools and DIY. Her site has helped thousands modify IKEA furniture with step-by-step tutorials, craft projects and home styling.