I like how outside cabinet shelves get miscellaneous items off the counter--salt n pepper, butter dish, oil and vinegar. Could drill the cutting boards to hang on backsplash wall to keep counter surface tidier
Put a shelf over a window and use the shelf brackets to hold a curtain rod- genius and beautiful AND gives a completely finished off look. I like the idea of having a shelf over the window in the kitchen or bedroom.
25 Creative Window Decorating Ideas with Open Shelves, Space Saving Ideas for Small Rooms
Towel Window Treatment Use kitchy kitchen dish towels for fun window treatments. Simply clip drapery hooks to the top edge of a dishtowel and hang from a cafe curtain rod. The towels are easy to remove for washing and can also be changed out seasonally.