Like that there is no bottom shelf - easier to clean floor, and larger middle shelf too. Want to use nice wood to stain. No wood against back wall want wall paint to show through. Put Formica on top counter - flat against wall- not "rolled" back splash that wastes space..
(We keep our cabinet doors off too!) : Rustic kitchen storage Distressed furniture is the perfect way to add a vintage, rustic feel to a white kitchen, instantly giving it character. Keeping oils, vinegars and blending bowls together on display on open shelves completes the look.