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DIY Open Shelving + Styling Tips


Article by Kate Baxendale

Photography by Stock Images + Provided

Open shelving—it's all over your "Dream Kitchen" Pinterest board. Joanna Gaines is a huge fan of the popular kitchen trend, and you can get the look in your own kitchen. With just a few supplies from the hardware store, you can transform your kitchen from drab to fab. Once the shelving is installed, complete the look with stacks of plates, bowls and other pretties. You'll be amazed at how this simple upgrade becomes the most complimented part of your kitchen!

How to Build Open Shelving for Your Kitchen

Not sure where to start this DIY project? Audrey Kuether of @ohsolovelyblog breaks down this simple step-by-step process. A couple of 10x2 wooden boards and eight L brackets—plus a little gold spray paint—will result in four beautiful shelves.

How To: Open Kitchen Shelf Styling

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Now that your beautiful shelves are installed, you can start adding your kitchen necessities to them. Jenna Allen of @thecollectedhouse lends her expert advise for creating a look that's both stylish and functional.