The Art of to decorate open shelving with style

I have always been a fanatic for open shelving. I absolutely love the way it looks in a space.It allows for complete freedom when personalizing your space.Have you ever been to someones home and stared at what they displayed in open shelving?It speaks volumes to a person or family's story, where they have been, what they love, etc.Personally, I don't have much open shelving, but I am always looking for ways to incorporate some in my apartment. I genuinely love so many things I own and want to display them all.
Here is some inspiration for decorating your open shelving and giving it a chic + stylish look.

(these photos were sent to me in an email. so i dont know sources. email me if these photos are yours and i will be happy to credit you)