30 Kitchen Shelves To Declutter Your Space

Your kitchen serves many purposes. It’s the place where you make your morning cup of coffee and pack the kids’ lunches. It’s also where you cook your famous macaroni, and above all, spend time with the ones that you love. There’s a reason that the party always ends up moving to the kitchen. There’s something about cooking and friends and family that go hand in hand.

All of these daily tasks can feel impossible, or at the least, highly inconvenient when your kitchen is an unorganized mess. And when you live in a smaller space, a lack of organization is even more challenging. Sometimes, all it takes to get your place put together is a few kitchen shelves. Check out some of our favoriteΒ kitchen shelves to organize and take control of one of the best spaces in your home.

Reclaimed Barnwood Kitchen Shelves

Reclaimed Barnwood Kitchen Shelves

Made out of reclaimed barn wood, this small kitchen shelf features two different cubbies and a metal rack to store your spices and towels. Each shelf features its own special variations including wood knots and varied wood grains.

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Barn Door-Style Kitchen Shelves

Barn Door Style Kitchen Shelves

If you are obsessed with everything farmhouse, this barn house-style kitchen shelf features sliding doors to hide away some of your more cluttered kitchen gadgets.

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Chunky Wood 2-Piece Kitchen Shelves

Chunky Wood 2-Piece Kitchen Shelves

Handmade in Lancaster County, PA, these chunky kitchen shelves are made from reclaimed barn wood beams. Each shelf is unique and is available either natural or in a whitewash or coffee bean finish.

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Coffee Cup Accent Wall Shelf

Coffee Cup Accent Wall Shelf

Available in either a natural or white finish, this coffee cup shelf is a must-have for any kitchen nook. Four hooks store your favorite coffee mugs, while two shelves offer ample space for your coffee beans, grinder, honey, and sugar.

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Galvanized 12-Cubby Wall Shelf

Galvanized 12 Cubby Wall Shelf

This galvanized 12-cubby wall shelf will provide you with plenty of space for all your kitchen gadgets, spices, cups, and cookbooks. It adds some old school rustic flair to your kitchen, too!

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Custom Metal Industrial Kitchen Shelves

Custom Metal Industrial Kitchen Shelves

If farmhouse design isn’t quite your style, consider these custom metal kitchen shelves. Choose from a variety of sizes and either natural steel, matte black, or brass.

Find it at PonomaSteel on Etsy

Wood and Metal Floating Wall Shelf

Wood and Metal Floating Wall Shelf

Available in either white or black wood, this floating wall shelf features a rustic distressed finish to compliment your farmhouse kitchen.

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Industrial Steel Floating Shelves

Industrial Steel Floating Shelves

Designed with the kitchen in mind, these shelves are made out of industrial steel and solid oak wood. At no additional cost, you can opt for a shelf that features cutouts to store your dishes!

Find it at BelloAndJack on Etsy

Reclaimed Wood Kitchen Shelf With Hooks

Reclaimed Wood Kitchen Shelf With Hooks

Made out of reclaimed wood, this two-tier kitchen shelf features hooks to hang up coffee mugs, towels, or kitchen gadgets. Choose from a variety of colors including black, orange, red, and yellow.

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Set of 3 Corner Kitchen Shelves

Set of 3 Corner Kitchen Shelves

Perhaps you have a corner in your kitchen that’s basically unused space. Consider this set of three rustic corner shelves! The wood comes from a sustainable mill and is supported by satin varnished finished pipes.

Find it at HenryLewisHome on Etsy

Industrial Kitchen Pipe Shelf

Industrial Kitchen Pipe Shelf

Now, if you like the style of the previous shelves but don’t have a corner space, check out this set of three industrial pipe shelves. These solid wood shelves feature natural knots and grain so no two shelves are alike.

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Picket Fence Kitchen Wall Shelf

Picket Fence Kitchen Wall Shelf

Add some carefree country vibes to your kitchen with this picket fence wall shelf. Made out distressed white fir, this shelf can serve as both a decorative and functional piece of wall art.

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Natural Wood Pallet Wall Shelf

Natural Wood Pallet Wall Shelf

For a more minimalist take on the previous shelf, consider this natural wood pallet kitchen shelf. Crafted out of rustic wood for a farmhouse feel, wood scoring and rub- through techniques are added throughout the wood for a distressed look.

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Rustic Kitchen Shelf

Rustic Kitchen Shelf

Silver metal and distressed wood combine in this kitchen shelf to create a rustic farmhouse feel.

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Barnhouse Wood Kitchen Shelves

Barnhouse Wood Kitchen Shelves

This set of three 36″-long shelves are made out of barn wood and feature cast iron supports to add a decorative touch.

Find it at BeachHouseDreamHomes on Etsy

Adjustable Bamboo Kitchen Shelves

Adjustable Bamboo Kitchen Shelves

Available in natural, gray, and black, this adjustable bamboo kitchen shelf features three removal shelves and five different vertical positions to choose from. Made out of 100% sustainably harvested bamboo, this wall shelf will provide you with the space you need to store away your most frequently used kitchen gear.

Find it at Amazon

3-Tier X-Style Kitchen Shelves

3-Tier X Style Kitchen Shelves

This three-tier kitchen shelf features a sturdy metal and solid wood design to fit your kitchen needs. This shelf can hold up to 100 pounds worth of spices, kitchen tools, glassware, cookbooks, and whatever else you need to access easily and quickly.

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3-Piece Shadow Box Shelves

3-Piece Shadow Box Shelves

Though you may think that shadow boxes are just for decoration, they can be super handy in the kitchen to store spices and other small objects. Choose from reclaimed gray, driftwood blue, natural barn wood, pebble gray, green, red, weathered brown, and white.

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Simple Floating Kitchen Shelves

Simple Floating Kitchen Shelves

Tired of shuffling through the pantry or cabinet to find the spices and tools you need to cook dinner? Consider this floating shelf that features a storage compartment, towel rack, and hooks.

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Solid Wood Wine Glass Shelf

Solid Wood Wine Glass Shelf

Made out of solid wood and pipes, this wine glass shelf is the perfect addition to your kitchen, bar, dining room, or man cave. Choose from a variety of wood species to find the right finish to match your current decor.

Find it at knottypallet on Etsy

Pantry Wall Shelf

Pantry Wall Shelf

If your pantry is a cluttered mess and you don’t have a shelving unit, you need one of these! The ClosetMaid ShelfTrack allows you to adjust how tall or short each tier of the shelf is with the maximum being 16 inches for each shelf.

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United States Accent Shelf

United States Accent Shelf

Perhaps you want to organize your space while still adding some decorative flair. Consider this United States accent shelf that’s made out of metal and features six rather unusually shaped, yet still highly functional, cubbies.

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Arrow Kitchen Shelves

Arrow Kitchen Shelves

This accent shelf features a decorative arrow shape with a natural rust finish and two ash wood shelves. This rustic shelf would be the perfect addition to a breakfast nook to store your coffee and mugs.

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Heavy Duty Kitchen Shelves

Heavy Duty Kitchen Shelves

Though these heavy duty kitchen shelves aren’t the most decorative option on this list, they do offer a ton of storage when you’re pantry is overflowing. This unit can hold an impressive 661 pounds, making it a good option for storing away those small appliances that you only use on occasion.

Find it at Amazon

Kitchen Shelves With Accent Ropes

Kitchen Shelves With Accent Ropes

Add some nautical vibes to your space with this rope kitchen shelf. Featuring a support pipe, pine wood, and a thick rope, this shelf is best suited for adding some decorative flair to your space.

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3-Tier Industrial Pipe Shelf

3-Tier Industrial Pipe Shelf

If you’re looking for a supportive shelf that is a cross between industrial and rustic design, this is the shelf for you! Featuring three shelves and a decorative metal pipe design, this unit can support up to 50 pounds.

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Set of 3 Floating Basket Shelves

Set of 3 Floating Basket Shelves

Looking for a better storage solution for your cookbook collection? Consider this set of floating basket shelves.

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Kitchen Microwave Cart

Kitchen Microwave Cart

Perhaps you live in an apartment or tiny house and you need some storage but don’t have a ton of space. Check out this rolling microwave cart that features two shelves, four hooks, and a solid wood top.

Find it at Amazon

Rustic Rolling Kitchen Shelves

Rustic Rolling Kitchen Shelves

For a more decorative option on wheels, check out this rustic rolling shelf from Amazon. Available in walnut or vintage, this unit offers two shelves and a solid wood top.

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Rotatable Kitchen Shelves

Rotatable Kitchen Shelves

For a unit that will alleviate that countertop clutter, check out these rotatable kitchen shelves.

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Written by Leigha Staffenhagen

Leigha Staffenhagen is our managing editor. When she isn’t writing and editing for Insteading, she’s reading, going to Mariners games, practicing yoga, tap dancing, weeding in her grandma's garden beds, and attempting to grow her own apartment garden.

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