I whipped up a kitchen mood board to give me some inspiration for open shelving in our kitchen. I also mentioned in that post that we didn't want to touch these cabinets while we live here because of the material being so cheap. Today the boys and I ventured to Home Depot to collect some materials.
For $20 and some light elbow grease we now how just enough open shelving in our kitchen to fill my palate.
I love them! Both sophisticated and bold, yet not overwhelming. I still have some more color to incorporate in the rustic basket, but for now the simplicity of the whole project is so beautiful.
To make these I started with a 1x10x6 ft pine board. Home Depot did me a favor and cut that baby in half, making each 3 ft which is the perfect size for the wall it's on.
I use these corbels as the base and attached the pine boards to them with pre-drilled holes and screws.
I went with very simple and more of a light color scheme. I will probably add more white dishes later.
I have such an obsession with arrows so I used the obsession as an opportunity for cheap decor.
I love hand drawn art.
One of my favorite parts of this project is how it looks at night when the house is quiet and all the lights except for the one spotlight in the kitchen hits it. I love dramatic light. That light mixed with the clock makes me want to camp out in the hallway.
I hope you loved my open shelving. To see how we made that good lookin' kitchen island check it out here. Open shelving is an affordable 5 minute project that completely turns a wall around. I most likely will not be placing everyday plates and bowls on them; I think I like it with "decor" more.