10 Lovely Kitchens With Open Shelving

10 Lovely Kitchens With Open Shelving

Forget upper cabinets! Yes, after you see these lovely kitchens with open shelving, you’ll wonder why you ever thought you needed upper cabinets in the kitchen. Kitchens with open shelving tend to open up a kitchen and make it feel ten times larger than it actually is. That’s why they work wonderfully in smaller kitchen spaces.

If you’re worried about the shelves looking cluttered, then choose neutral/white colored objects to place there, and make sure they’re neatly arranged.

Check out some lovely kitchens that have mastered the open shelving look!

I love the contrast of dark wood shelving against soft white marble tile backsplash in this kitchen. The dark blue cabinets give the room a pop.

Dark Blue Kitchen Cabinets with Open Upper Shelving via Design Sponge

Design Sponge

Bistro Kitchens with Open Shelving Brass Cabinet Pulls Bold Blue Cabinets via Style At Home

Style At Home

Black cabinets are a great way to add a dramatic look to a kitchen. They work great in kitchens with open shelving instead of upper cabinets. I think black upper cabinets would be too intense, but this one works wonderfully.

Black Kitchen Cabinets in Kitchen with Open Wood Shelving via Studio McGee

Studio McGee

Dark green cabinets with marble backsplash, French Oven, and wood open shelving via Amber Interior Design

Amber Interior Design

Green Kitchen Cabinets in Kitchen with Open Shelving via Little Green Notebook

Little Green Notebook

Kitchen with Solid White Open Shelves and Silver and Gold French Stove via Parkes and Lamb Interiors

Parkes and Lamb Interiors

A giant kitchen island like this is my dream! Look at how the open shelving helps keep the space functional while remaining open and spacious.

Marble Kitchen Island in Kitchen with Open Shelving Photo by Patrick Butler-Madden

Patrick Butler-Madden

You can add some art to the shelves to keep the space fun and eclectic.

Mint green kitchen cabinets below neutral open shelves kitchen with white backsplash tiling via The Everygirl

The Everygirl

A combination of open shelving and upper cabinets can work too.

Neutral Kitchen with Natural Wood Open Shelving via StudioMcGee

Studio McGee

Open shelving works great in farmhouse kitchens too!

Open Kitchen Shelves Farmhouse Style via Vintage Home Love

Vintage Home Love

Would you add open shelving to your kitchen?

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  1. Bobbi 8 months ago

    I would definitely put open shelving in my kitchen. Especially with a white tile wainscot. So nice!

  2. Black Friday Deals 8 months ago

    Open shelving is really an amazing idea. Thanks for sharing this post.

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