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A DIY Board for the Kitchen: Tidy Everything Up One Basket at a Time!

Project from Alex -

Everything neat and tidy in your kitchen? If this question doesn’t immediately bring a resounding “Yes!” to mind, then it’s time for our brilliant DIY idea. This chic wall board, with its elegant, dark oak effect, practical metal grid baskets and a blackboard film section for notes, will ensure you are fine from here on out when it comes to maintaining order and an overview of everything! With our tutorial, the d-c-fix® Flagstaff Oak adhesive foil and blackboard film, as well as a few square metal baskets of your choice, the practical basket wall is guaranteed to be a great success!

You will need…

  • d-c-fix® Flagstaff Oak adhesive foil
  • d-c-fix® blackboard film
  • d-c-fix® application kit with doctor blade & utility knife
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

  • Yard stick
  • Ruler
  • Metal all-purpose baskets
  • Screws
  • Long wooden board (treated)

Let’s go!

Here are the step-by-step instructions for the basket wall:


You have everything you need? Then get started!

Step 1

Is the surface of the wooden board you have chosen already smooth and wash-down-resistant? Then you can jump straight to step 3!

Step 2

Sand the untreated wooden board and pre-treat it with a primer.

Step 3

Thoroughly clean the smooth and wash-down-resistant surface with a cloth.

Step 4

Now determine the dimensions of the wooden board.

Step 5

Transfer these measurements to the back of the d-c-fix® wood-look adhesive foil using a pencil and add 1 to 2 cm of overhang to the foil while marking this out.

Step 6

Now use the d-c-fix® utility knife to cut out the foil, following where you have marked out, including the overhang.

Step 7

Apply the piece of foil to the wooden board and use the doctor blade to press it down firmly.

Step 8

Trim the adhesive foil at each corner of the wooden board using scissors and then cover the edges with the foil.

Step 9

If there is still foil protruding from the back of the wood board, trim it along the edges using the utility knife.

Step 10

Attach the metal storage baskets to the board using screws.

You’re done!

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