Marianne's Paris apartment didn't come with cabinets. "I didn't want to get an IKEA like everyone else," Marianne says. A DIY kind of gal, she started collecting empty wooden wine crates from supermarkets and wine stores, and drilled them into the wall as open storage in her kitchen.
For the full house tour, go here. - Kristin Hohenadel blogging from rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France. She can be reached at kristinh @ apartmenttherapy . com