There is no doubt that the kitchen is the heart of the home. There are so many great things going on in the kitchen and so many great things to organize, so many cutlery and glassware. The only problem with this is the fact that all of these treasures really have to be stored in closed cupboards where we don’t see them and therefore we forget about them over time. And this is where the kitchen shelves come to us.
Kitchen shelving doesn’t just make life easier by allowing us to see everything we have. But they also allow us to show off our beautiful possessions in the form of tableware and decorative pieces. Open shelving makes it easy to forget about time spent searching for something forgotten in the back of the kitchen cupboard. Instead, you have everything you need on hand.
Designer kitchen with wooden kitchen shelves
Storage is one of the biggest problems in kitchens and finding good storage furniture is really essential. If you want to have a beautiful and functional kitchen, you must at all costs incorporate a few open shelves here and there. In this article we have put together a great collection of ideas for open kitchen shelves that you are sure to love..
Minimalist kitchen shelves are always a good idea. They blend well with many decorative styles and allow for good storage and maximum viewing. But beware ! no need to replace all your cupboards and fit open shelves everywhere. All you need to do is set up a few shelves where you have room. Minimalist shelves do not take up space and are very easy to install.
Minimalist style kitchen shelves
Rustic decor reminiscent of ferle life has become very popular in recent years. Do you like this style of interior decoration? Then you can go for thick wooden kitchen shelves. It doesn’t matter if it’s a rustic kitchen or just a kitchen space where you want to create a warmer atmosphere, thick wood plank or recycled wood shelves are all you need for a cooler look. Installing this type of shelving in your kitchen will allow you to create a modern and at the same time very comfortable storage space.
Kitchen decoration with thick wooden shelves
Cupboards with doors removed
Do you want to have open shelves while still keeping your cupboards? No worries because it is really very easy to do! All you need to do is remove your closet doors and paint their bottoms and sides if needed. This way you will breathe new life into your kitchen with very little effort. The shelves will magically transform giving a new and fresh look to the room. It’s not expensive and it’s something anyone can do, give it a try !
Kitchen cabinet with doors removed
Industrial style shelves
In case you want to add a more modern detail in the decoration of your kitchen, go for the industrial style. Add industrial touches to your kitchen shelves to give them new life without the need to spend a fortune. Already have open shelves in the kitchen? You can therefore also opt for an industrial piece of furniture that goes with it.
Desks and kitchen buffets will create a beautiful rustic atmosphere in your kitchen and dining room. These pieces of furniture really carry the old charm of farm life! This type of furniture is always a good way to warm up the atmosphere by giving the space rustic charm while providing additional storage space. In case you have an old sideboard on hand, all you need to do is renovate it giving it a new look with a little paint and color. You can also make an open top part with accentuate it with color or a different type of wood.
Shelves with angular support beams always create the impression of being more reliable and stronger than floating shelves. With these triangular brackets, it’s just obvious that the shelves are going to stay in place. Another little plus of this type of shelving is the fact that they can very easily be made at home. Think of creative uses for angles like using them as a backing for kitchen paper.
Space saving shelves on an empty wall
In the event that you find yourself with an empty wall in the kitchen, the possibilities are truly endless. One of the best options is to install kitchen shelves there. You can opt for traditional shelving with brackets, floating shelves, minimalist or rustic – it all will depend on the decor of your kitchen. You can even mount baskets on the walls which will provide you with additional storage space..