The merits of open shelving in the kitchen are always a point of contention around here. On the one hand, open shelves offer easy access to your ingredients and dishes. On the other hand, it can be tough to keep them clean and organized.
If you're inspired by the benefits of open shelving, consider adding it to your pantry instead. You can see all that you have in stock at once, and if the shelves get a little messy — just close the door. Here are 11 examples to give you some ideas.