The contrast of dark wood open shelving against white shiplap looks great at the Peak. Keeping finishes like walls, countertops and cabinets consistent, in the same color family also helps make the space feel bigger.
The kitchen is home to another DIY moment. With some hardware brackets, and a solid piece of reclaimed wood that eventually had to be cut to size, the couple installed open shelving. It’s the perfect place to house their collection of ceramic dishware. A space was also added to hang pots to dry. The genius design allows water from the pots to drip right into their overflowing plant in the kitchen.
If you have any jumbo toy buckets, get them off the floor and put them onto the garage wall instead. like Aniko from Place of My Taste. Using the wall for storage allows for more floor space for big toys.
Open shelving is super versatile, but it can get cluttered quickly if you don't have a game plan. Large white shelves are filled with wire baskets and clear containers to help corral loose items while allowing you to see what’s inside.