*subway tile dark grout, all the way up with open shelves I love the mix of materials and colours in this kitchen. The black rangehood works beautifully with the charcoal grout on the subway tiled splashback.
Kitchen or anywhere DIY. Seems simple enough, depending on your gap between shelves, anywhere from ropes to ropes for your spacing. You could even use wider wood, just adjust your rope length to accommodate your width and height of your shelves.