The IKEA Expedit Bookshelf Makes a Great Kitchen Cubby Storage Solution

Kitchen Spotlight

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Hope and Pete's recent House Tour on Apartment Therapy is bright, colorful, and full of personality befitting the couple's "laid-back bohemian aesthetic." What really caught my attention, though, was their kitchen storage setup.

IKEA's Expedit bookshelf has been around for what seems like ages, but I can't say I've seen it used very much in the kitchen. How is that possible? Just look at how perfect the cubbies are for storing small appliances, dishes, and kitchen baskets!

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This is a tidy, attractive way to do open storage. The cubbies are the right size to hold certain small appliances like a slow cooker, juicer, and food processor, while we spy a few baskets with linens, dishes, jars, and utensils.

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There are a few pretty decorative items as well to break up the utility, like the platter in the upper righthand cubby. Such a great balance of function and fancy! We love it.

See the full tour → Hope and Pete's Bohemian Modern Abode at Apartment Therapy

(Image credits: Kim Lucian)