Built-in storage around our fireplace.
We loved (we have since moved) the storage it offered behind the cupboard doors. The glass shelving was a nice way to keep the space open as we were afraid dark wood shelving would make the space feel enclosed and too dark.
Cabinetry (visible) - Alder
Cabinetry (inside) – Birch
Fireplace Mantel – Alder
Stain - Minwax “Dark Walnut”
Topcoat – Lacquer (satin finish)
Shelving – 3/8” annealed glass plate, clear