I’m no interior design expert, but I’m all about making things look cute but still be functional for everyday use. When styling my kitchen open shelves I was sure to take into account the fact that I’m a shorty (5’2). So I knew putting anything I intend to use often on the top shelf was a definite NO! Instead, I added some candles, aesthetic cookbooks and some other fun things I wouldn’t need to grab every day.
I would suggest using any hard to reach shelves for decor or items you won’t reach for often. A few other tips include :