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Colorful Coat Hooks

Brought to you by Lowe's Creative Ideas

Painted knobs turn simple hardware into a decorative place to store coats and accessories.

Wall-mounted coat hooks

Project Overview

Skill Level


Estimated Time

1 day

Estimated Cost


Tools & Materials


  • Screwdriver
  • Super glue
  • Electronic stud finder
  • Level (for multiple hooks)


  • 4-in zinc brace, #19165
  • 2 - 1-1/2-in birch knobs, #423444
  • Wall anchors (optional)
  • #8 x 1-1/2-in zinc-plated wood screws
  • Valspar Signature paint: Indigo Cloth, #4009-7; Coral Passion, #2001-1B; Sea Kiss #5005-9C; Mustard Glaze, #3006-3A

Items may be Special Order in some stores. Product costs, availability, and item numbers may vary online or by market. Paint colors may vary slightly from those shown. Availability varies by market for lumber species and sizes.

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Step 1

For each hook, paint two knobs the color of your choice. Avoid covering the flat portion of the knob where it will touch the metal brace.

Step 2

Glue the top knob to one leg of the brace on the outside edge near the end.

Step 3

Screw the brace to the wall. Where possible, screw into a wall stud. Otherwise, add wall anchors sized to accept the screws.

Step 4

Glue and hold the second knob against the bracket, covering the bottom screw. Allow the glue to cure completely before using the hook.

Step 5

Line of coat hooks

Repeat for additional hooks, using a level to keep them aligned.