Open shelves are amazing for a few different reasons. They are a great way to keep your countertops clear while still including decor in your space. They can be practical for providing extra storage. And let's face it, they are just too cute to be hidden. Take a look at some of my favorite open shelves for various rooms and styles.
Kitchen Open Shelves
Here is a beautiful open shelving plan above the kitchen sink. If you are needing a place for extra storage and dishes but want something a tad cheaper, this is a great way to go! (Source unknown)
Isn't this open shelving from Rhiannon Lawson Home just gorgeous? I love the Bohemian vibe and clean decorating.
I love the open shelves in my kitchen. You can see how we built them here. It's one of my favorite features because I can still have decor in my kitchen without cluttering my countertops.
I really like this mix of modern farmhouse shelves from Country Living. It's the perfect vintage farmhouse vibe mixed with industrial.
Living Room Open Shelves
Open shelves can help to bring function and design together. When I was designing our entrainment center I knew I wanted some open shelves. It allows me to decorate and make it pretty. See the tutorial here
This new modern open shelving is very eye-catching. I love the concept of encompassing the rectangular shelves with a round border. It's so unique! (Source unlisted)
Isn't this full wall of shelves so beautiful? I love that it is set against the brick background. So stylish and colonial!
Building open shelving built in's around a window is a great way to make it a beautiful accent wall. Add some baskets for closed storage and enjoy. See how I built these here
Wow! Talk about a full wall of character. If you have the space for something this flattering, Do it!
Bedroom Open Shelves
How cute is this!! I love the shelving in this little desk nook. They are decorated so classy and fun with a little more modern twist.
Open book shelves are something I included in my little boy's bedroom. I love using these instead of a typical bookcase. And, you could also use these for any kind of knick knacks, not just books!
And here are more ideas from my daughter's shelves in her room. We found items that were important to her or that she loved and added them in to the space.
Bathroom Open Shelves
Above the toilet is too often wasted space. Adding some shelves with decorative storage container makes it both beautiful and functional. Don't forget a basket to store the toilet paper too. Tutorial here
This simple farmhouse style open shelving is gorgeous for this themed bathroom. (Unknown Source)
Have you seen the trend for these adorable ladder shelves? They can totally make the space into something amazing like this one from The Lettered Cottage.
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