This tear sheet from Australia sums up everything to love about industrial shelves- sturdy, creating giant display areas, geometrically sound and able to be painted and styled to suit your style. Since I am always hunting for new ways to create space transformation, organization, storage, and yes, balance in homes, exploring the many ways to bring in industrial-strength space solutions is the design ‘spiration of the day.
I really like the open pantry in this kitchen. While I admit it is hard to maintain this in a kitchen if you have kids- or a whirlwind life- but it is a beautiful concept to bring what is usually on the inside of a pantry to the outside to create lots of visual possibility and action.
When made of wood- or even metal- you have a stunning stage to display collections!
Here, the open pantry look is actually inside a pantry.
You can fashion your own bookshelves, making room to mix in some art and crafts, too!
And here, for an office you have hospitality in simplicity.
There’s no need to hunt for expensive design when you have a big problem like storage to solve. Some creative thinking can turn a wall into industrial shelving available everywhere from hardware stores to thrift shops. Construct your shelves to fit your needs. Style shelves to showcase your personal goodies that feel like a mess everywhere else in your home. While it’s not the clean perfection of a build-in cabinet or bookcase storage solution, its still absolutely amazing feng shui and perhaps even bigger style than something too perfect.
If you want to learn how to transform the place you live into the home you love in full, grab yourself a copy of Feng Shui 101. Its the unique guide I made for you to create your own personalized feng shui at home, in the office, wherever you may be… in 8 weeks! It’s not filled with strict rules or what you “must” do. Its filled with information, questions, exercises and even videos and classes to help you confidently create amazing spaces with killer feng shui and live with more flow! Learn more about the 8-week feng shui adventure & grab your copy to get started right HERE!!! xoxo Dana