65 Ideas Of Using Open Kitchen Wall Shelves

copper and wood open shelves are great additions to standard IKEA kitchen cabinets

copper and wood open shelves are great additions to standard IKEA kitchen cabinets

There is two kinds of people: ones that believe that open shelves are practical additions to standard kitchen cabinetry and others that think that they aren’t practical at all. We think that open shelves aren’t only practical but also looks great in any kitchen. There are a lot of ways you can install them there. With some creative thinking, you definitely can make open shelves the most spectacular element of your kitchen.

Amount of open wall shelves that could be used designing a kitchen

We’d like to separate implementing of kitchen wall shelves into three categories according to their amount.

Only a couple of shelves as an addition to standard upper-cabinets

This solution is perfect to show some of your fancy tableware or vases. These open shelves could look like cabinets or made to look in contrast with them. For example, if you have cabinets made of wood you can use shelves painted in some bright color. Although if your cabinets have glossy bright finish, wall shelves made of natural wood or covered with copper might become a great addition to them.

Replace half of your upper cabinets with open shelves

This solution makes the top of the kitchen wall looks more minimalist and of course show all those beautiful things you have. It’s perfect to show a cool backplash your kitchen have.

Use only open shelves and don’t use upper cabinets at all

This type of kitchen storage looks much more elegant that the traditional kitchen. Although don’t forget that open shelving shouldn’t be overcrowded. That’s why lower cabinets should provide enough storage for all these mismatched dishes you have. Of course, it’s really hard to maintain everything clean in such kitchen but beauty needs sacrifices…

Kinds of open kitchen shelving

Besides standard wall shelves on brackets you could use DIY faux floating shelves, different shelving units, shelves connected using plumbing pipes, corenr shelves and many others. Some of these storage solutions could provide additional storage space by occuping tight spaces but some others provide less storage space than standard kitchen cabinets.

Anyway, enjoy the collection of kitchen designs with open shelves that we gathered for you. You definitely will find some interesting solutions among them. Depending on your needs and wishes you could organize your kitchen storage to not only be practical but also to look good.

blue backsplash is perfect to highgligh wood shelves on wood brackets

blue backsplash is perfect to highgligh wood shelves on wood brackets

gray cabinets & rustic open shelves looks great together

gray cabinets & rustic open shelves looks great together

clever pegboard shelving that can easily be adjusted

clever pegboard shelving that can easily be adjusted

corenr wall shelves are perfect to occupy tight spaces between cabinets

corenr wall shelves are perfect to occupy tight spaces between cabinets

faux floating shelves is an easy DIY solution for kitchen storage

faux floating shelves is an easy DIY solution for kitchen storage

floating kitchen shelves are perfect to display your stuff

floating kitchen shelves are perfect to display your stuff

kitchen shelving units are a great altenative to standart tall kitchen cabinets

kitchen shelving units are a great altenative to standart tall kitchen cabinets

Leaning wood and metal wall shelving unit could easily be used on a kitchen

Leaning wood and metal wall shelving unit could easily be used on a kitchen

metal is a great and very practical material for kitchen shelves which could be used several ways

metal is a great and very practical material for kitchen shelves which could be used several ways

rustic wall shelves and crates make perfect kitchen upper storage

rustic wall shelves and crates make perfect kitchen upper-storage

open natural wood shelves are great for farmhouse style kitchen

open natural wood shelves are great for farmhouse style kitchen

open shelves in kitchen are perfect to fill all these gaps and corners

open shelves in kitchen are perfect to fill all these gaps and corners

small kitchens could win from using wall shelves because they occupy even really tight spaces

small kitchens could win from using wall shelves because they occupy even really tight spaces

Open Shelves On Kitchen

Open shelf above your cooking top is an interesting idea to create additional area to display things

super stylish wall shelf that looks well on this minimalist kitchen

super stylish wall shelf that looks well on this minimalist kitchen

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
amazing rustic stile open kitchen shelving design

amazing rustic-stile open kitchen shelving design

Open Shelves On Kitchen

Simple but good example of floating shelves that show colorful dishes

Open Shelves On Kitchen
wall mounted kitchen shelves are very versatyle when you put them on a pegboard

wall mounted kitchen shelves are very versatyle when you put them on a pegboard

Open Shelves On Kitchen

Simple wall shelves are always a welcome addition to any kitchen

Open Shelves On Kitchen

Kitchen shelving can provide quite a lot of space

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen

Traditional style open-plan kitchen with lots of shelves

wall shelves could fit well a minimal kitchen design

wall shelves could fit well a minimal kitchen design

Open Shelves On Kitchen

You can attach a rail with hooks to any open shelving solution

Open Shelves On Kitchen

Natural wood floating shelves could become not only additional storage space but also an element of decor

Open Shelves On Kitchen
wood and plumbing pipe shelving unit that could become your next kitchen DIY project

wood and plumbing-pipe shelving unit that could become your next kitchen DIY project

Open Shelves On Kitchen

Open shelves in a niche is a perfect spice storage solution

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
the cool thing about pegboard kitchen storage is that it could be changed any moment you like

the cool thing about pegboard kitchen storage is that it could be changed any moment you like

Open Shelves On Kitchen

Using open shelves instead of large cabinets is a much more minimalist storage solution

quite modern open wall shelves

quite modern open wall shelves

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen

Even a kitchen cabinet could be without doors to provide some open shelving space

Open Shelves On Kitchen
kitchen wall shelf that acts as a spice rack

kitchen wall shelf that acts as a spice rack

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen

Open kitchen cabinet might be a smart choice depending on situtation

Open Shelves On Kitchen

Shelf brackets could become nice decorative elements on your kitchen

Open Shelves On Kitchen
open shelving is a good solution for tight spaces

open shelving is a good solution for tight spaces

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
super simple yet quite stylish kitchen hanging shelves

super simple yet quite stylish kitchen hanging shelves

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
open kitchen cabinets is also a great alternative to standard upper cabinets that is perfect to become a plate rack

open kitchen cabinets is also a great alternative to standard upper-cabinets that is perfect to become a plate rack

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen

Small corner shelves are perfect to occupy every free inch of space

Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen
Open Shelves On Kitchen

Kitchen shelves could not only be hanged on a wall but also be a part of other storage solution

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