15 Clever Ways to Add More Kitchen Storage Space With Open Shelves

These are all the reasons why this trend is here to stay.

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Turn it into diagonal space

You can’t store as many bottle upright as you can when they’re lying down.

Get extra space above your sink

Fit little shelves in small spaces , even if you can’t fit cabinets.

Display your serving dishes within reach

You can take them out of storage without using up space.

Condense your dishes into two shelves

This would normally go on three cabinet shelves, but these spacious shelves make it seem less.

Use them to display artwork

They’ll hold your dishes and display artwork at the same time.

Place open shelving above your fridge

You can see everything and get it with ease.

Show off your colorful dishes

This makeover removed an entire cabinet section and allowed for a colorful room.

Make them out of brass or copper

Who says open shelves need to be wood? These are stunning, even without anything on them.

Open tight and cramped spaces

The open shelving made the countertop more accessible and less protruding.

Add a layer underneath cabinets

You can double the amount of storage with an extra shelf like this.

Keeps a minimalistic look

Instead of a cramped look these shelves allowed this family to downsize all of their clutter.

Turn it into a coffee corner

Instead of a boring cabinet, these shelves became a fun and adorable coffee corner.

Place your house decor on it

It’s not only a place for your dishes, it adds a nice touch that won’t be covered up by cabinets.