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8 Reasons You Should Try Open Shelving in Your Kitchen
A Ship-Shape Farmhouse Kitchen With Wood Paneling
Fixer Upper hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines painted one wall a neutral gray and brought in shiplap for a feature paneled wall, matching detail in other parts of the home. A white subway tile backsplash and quartzite countertops add a modern element to the rustic space. Industrial-style shelving made from plumbing pipes and wood planks offer open storage, and a custom kitchen island made from vintage wood contributes style and utility in the kitchen.
From: Fixer Upper
For those of you that are always trying to tame a big mess at home, I would suggest you skip this one. But for everyone else, here are eight reasons you might want to consider giving open shelving a try in your own space.
1: It’s More Flexible
After 12. A custom shelving unit was installed to house the microwave and espresso machine, freeing up valuable counter space.
If you’ve ever done a kitchen renovation, you know that cabinetry is often one of your biggest expenses. However, going with an open shelving plan in your kitchen can actually save you quite a bit of money. It could even work well as an interim solution; if you know you’d eventually like closed cabinets, but can’t quite afford the upgrade yet, install inexpensive open shelving.
8: It’s Super Convenient
Contemporary Kitchen With Open Shelves Industrial Island
An ultra-industrial island with metal legs and wheels provides extra space for prep work and dining in this contemporary kitchen. Open shelving offers easy access to everyday kitchenware and gives the space a stylish feel.