2) Open Shelves:
Many homeowners are on the fence when it comes to open shelving in the
kitchen. While the consensus is that they love the look, it is also widely
believed that they are too much work, i.e, dust and grease.
But, you don’t have to have a kitchen full of open shelving. You can do like
I did in my own kitchen and have a small niche with open shelving.
source: The Everyday Home Kitchen
I simply removed the middle cabinets along a row of cabinets, continued
the faux brick painted backsplash from below, and added an assortment of
glass canisters and farmhouse-style decor.