Open shelving is a matter of preference in the kitchen, but elsewhere around the house — like, say, your living room — it can be nearly impossible to avoid. The catch is that if it isn't done right, your display of beloved tomes can make the entire room look like a mess. First things first: clear the clutter, getting rid of any items that aren't beautiful enough to put on display. Then, stick to an even mix of the six items Dolley Frearson of High Fashion Home laid out for us here.
Super easy step by step tutorial for how to make DIY industrial pipe shelves at a fraction of the cost of the store bought version. These would look great with both farmhouse and industrial home decor!