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How would you use these shallow shelves?

2 months ago

I’m sure you creative types will have lots of ideas for how we can use these shelves. Our millwork company build a custom solution for the awkward and sloping space created by a dormer in the principal bedroom of our 100 year old home. We now have a beautiful, functional closet space with pullouts and a display shelf on one side, and two double sections with drawers where the depth permitted. The millwork “pushes” into the room, which resulted in these shallow shelves. The open space is 4 1/2” deep by 22 1/2 wide. We have 15 moveable shelves, each 4 1/8”x22 1/4”.

We already removed shelves from one section, as hanging space for robes. I picked up a couple bins that could fit socks or underwear, and some adjustable tension rods to try them for bracing clothes like workout wear. I wondered about jewelry storage but haven’t problem-solved the big needed to hang or hold things. My kids think we should make each section a shrine to them, but I suspect you’ll have better ideas!

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