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  OK, let’s talk open kitchen shelving – the good and the bad! If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that two years ago I ripped out the upper cabinets in my…

Open shelving styled with plates, glassware, a cake stand, a pair of wavy candlesticks and cutting boards sits above a faux marble worktop and wooden kitchen units. There is a coffee maker, a bowl of fruit and a wavy-based lamp on the worktop, and mugs hanging from the lower shelf. A stool sits on a black and white tiled floor in front.

About Medina Grillo

My name is Medina Grillo and I am the voice behind the Grillo Designs Blog.  I love DIY, interiors, making my rented house a home and celebrating others who do the same, a good book, cushions, the colour yellow and using exclamation marks for absolutely everything!!! (see what I mean?)

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