Floating Shelves – Great Storage Solution For The Kitchen


The kitchen is the place in our homes that requires great storage space. And this is of course, because of the many utensils and gadgets we use almost everyday. So, you should make sure to get the most of the space available. And besides storing stuff in drawers or cabinets, you shouldn’t leave the walls plain. Instead, you should add some shelves over there, for instance some floating shelves and set some plates, mugs or glasses on them.

Yes, Top Dreamers, floating shelves are great storage solution for the kitchen. They are the type of shelves that hang on the wall with no brackets, nails or supports of any kind that are visible. They can be found in versatile styles and as such can be part of different kitchen designs. You can place them in different parts of your kitchen. Below, we have chosen several kitchens with floating shelves. Check them out and do not hesitate to add some such shelves into your kitchen too.

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Best Places For Installing Floating Shelves In The Kitchen

As you can notice from our collection, you can place a floating shelf in different parts of the kitchen. They can be set on the backsplash, whether in the middle or on the top of it. Also, you can add some on the side of the kitchen cabinet. This is great way to use that empty space and thus provide extra storage space. Also, don’t neglect the space on the top of the cabinets, which is perfect for an extra shelf over there. And in case there is some low freestanding cabinet, add some floating shelves on the wall above it. Choose them to be the same width and thus create an illusion of tall storage piece.

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Design of Floating Shelves

And when it comes to design of the floating shelves, the choices are quite versatile. Wooden shelves are the most common choice and they can fit into different kitchens. You can also choose to repaint these shelves, to make them matching with the rest of the kitchen design. Or, maybe paint them in some contrasting shade to make them pop out from the rest of the kitchen decor.

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Floating shelves are definitely a must-have for any kitchen, especially for small ones. They provide extra storage space, without taking any additional space. So, how about you add some such shelves into your kitchen too? Tell us in the comments which one from the above ideas did you like the best. And of course, stay up to date with the content of Top Dreamer to find many other storage ideas for your home.